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Fox Lodge setting sights on last Shield semi-final place

By Ian Callender

The last of the quarter-finals will be played on Sunday at Ballymagorry but it is known that there will be two teams each from the NCU and North West in the last four.

Fox Lodge meet Bonds Glen in the all-North West tie and the winners will join Killyclooney after their four wickets victory over Armagh.

Downpatrick, who beat Burndennett by 38 runs, and Woodvale, who knocked out Newbuldings by seven wickets, are the NCU representatives.

Scores: Armagh 153 (J Rodgers 35; K Hall 5-26) Killyclooney 154-6 (38 overs, J Blair 40 not out, G Moan 32, R McMorris 31 not out; R Stinson 3-15, H Boyd 2-15). Killyclooney won by 4 wickets. Downpatrick 205-9 (40 overs, J Wade 50, C Boultwood 47, R McCay 4-26) Burndennett 167 (34 overs, M Doherty 56, A Boyle 39; D Mullan 4-32, A Patil 3-29). Downpatrick won by 38 runs. Newbuildings 128 (34.5 overs, D Waterston 41, T Hill 4-25) Woodvale 108-3 (25.5 overs, Ma Irwin 32 not out, Mi Irwin 28 not out). Woodvale, set 108 in 28 overs, won by 7 wickets (DLS).

In the Ulster Plate, Donemana II were knocked out by Waringstown II who finished on 185 for eight and won by 15 runs on the DLS method, and Civil Service North II had a 10 wickets win over Bonds Glen II.

Lisburn II host Bready II on Sunday while the last quarter-final, Brigade II and Muckamore II, is now set for July 5.

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