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Son of former England ace Paul Terry dreaming of earning Ireland call

By Ian Callender

Published 17/05/2016

Sean Terry has moved to Dublin with ambitions of breaking into the Ireland team
Sean Terry has moved to Dublin with ambitions of breaking into the Ireland team

Sean Terry, the son of former England Test player Paul, has been named in the Leinster Lightning squad for the inter-provincial championship match against Northern Knights at Stormont starting today (11am).

A former county player with Hampshire, Terry has moved to Dublin with ambitions of breaking into the Ireland team, and Lightning have given him his chance in one of three changes to the team that drew the reverse fixture in Clontarf last week.

Terry replaces Ireland Under-19 captain Jack Tector, while wicket-keeper Lorcan Tucker and Tyrone Kane have completed their exams and return in place of Jamie Grassi and Max Sorensen.

The Knights have dropped Waringstown skipper Lee Nelson in favour of his Town team-mate Gary Kidd and with Chris Dougherty fit again to play as a batsman only, he replaces James McCollum who has returned to university.

As a result, Jamie Magowan retains his place behind the stumps after an impressive debut last week. Entry at Stormont is free for all three days.

Meanwhile, Donemana are hot favourites to reach a ninth successive Senior Cup semi-final after being given a home draw against Newbuildings, the one remaining Championship side.

The holders, who have not lost in the competition since the 2011 final, will be wary of Pete Salmon, their opponents' overseas player who scored 153 in Saturday's first round game against Ballyspallen.

Last year's beaten finalists Eglinton are away to Coleraine, who have lost at the semi-final stage in each of the last five years.

Bank of Ireland Senior Cup quarter-final draw: Bready v Strabane, Donemana v Newbuildings, Brigade v Drummond, Coleraine v Eglinton. Games to be played on June 4.

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