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Due to damage to the outfield caused by the work by the Council in preparation for the concerts in Marlay Park, both games due to be played in Marlay were cancelled.

The 1st had a comfortable win away to Bagnalstown 1 on Saturday defeating the home side by 74 runs. Thanks to 72 by Muhammad Javed, Sandyford made 228/10 and dismissed the visitors for 154.

The 2nds were unfortunately knocked out of the Junior Cup on Sunday by Clontarf. Sandyford could only make 98 before being dismissed in Marlay Park, which total the visitors reached for the loss of 5 wickets. 

Neither of the teams was in action over the weekend.

Mixed luck during the week for the 1sts and 2nds. In the YMCA Salver on May 31st at Marlay Park, Rush 2 beat Sandyford 1 by 11 runs.  Rush were dismissed for 108, with Muhammad Javed taking 3 wickets, but Sandyford were dismissedl 11 runs short in the 19th over.

Better luck on Wednesday for the 2nds in Marlay Park against Pembroke 5ths which Sandyford won by 7 wickets chasing 86. Ravinder Singh top-scored with with 35* and was assisted by Shyam Bharti who hit 29* and who also took 3 wickets as did Anthony Burke. 


The 1sts were at home against bogey side and near neighbours, Dundrum 2 at Marlay Park. Dundrum batted and were dismissed for 89 with Amandeep Sahota taking 4 wickets. Sandyford chased the score down for the loss of 5 wickets with Qasir Chohan top-scoring with 43 not out for only Sandyford's 4th win in 25 games against Dundrum.

Amandeep Sahota who took 4 wickets against local rivals, Dundrum. 

The 1sts were in action again on Sunday where they faced North County 4ths in the Middle 2 Cup at Marlay Park. The visitors batted first and made 228 and despite 52 by Shyam Bharti, Sandyford fell 35 runs short, being dismissed for 193, thus ending their interest in that cup for 2016. 


 Shyam Bharti's  whose 51 was not enough to help the 1sts beat North County in the Middle 2 Cup.

Last Updated (Monday, 30 May 2016 10:07)

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