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Ulster Bank Schools Cup - Holders Through to Semis

Robin Walsh

Holders Grosvenor Grammar School are through to the last four of the Ulster Bank Schools Cricket Cup and will now play Campbell College for a place in the final. The other semi-final will be between Wallace High School and Limavady Grammar School.

Grosvenor scored a convincing six wicket win over Belfast High School while Campbell reached the semi-finals with a  more narrow, two wicket victory over Regent House.

In an all-Lisburn quarter-final, Wallace High School beat Friends’ School by five wickets – with just two balls to spare.  They will now be at home to Limavady Grammar School following their four wicket win in a high scoring game against Strabane Academy.

The third round results were:

  • Regent House 146 (G Anderson 33, P Eakin 25, M Best 3-16), Campbell 149-8 (J Beattie 55no, P Beverland 42, P Eakin 3-27, T Carson 3-28), Campbell won by 2 wickets.
  • Strabane Academy 199-9 (J Robinson 66, C Campbell 50 no, R Allen 4-27), Limavady Grammar School 202-6 (A Pierce 47, S Kennedy 47,  JW Millar 25), Limavady GS won by 4 wickets.
  • Belfast High School 68 (L Benson 31, P Davison 4-8, P Carser 4-21), Grosvenor Grammar School 72-4 (A Johnson 32 no), Grosvenor GS won by 6 wickets.
  • Friends’ School 171-5 (P Bell 81, P Ferguson 23), Wallace High School 173-5 (J McCallan 65, R Moore 34, R Waite 22), Wallace HS won by 5 wickets.

The draw for the semi-finals is:

  • Campbell College v Grosvenor GS
  • Wallace High School  v Limavady GS