Defeat for NW Warriors as Leinster takes another title

Leinster Lightning secured their eighth successive IP50 Cup success on Tuesday evening after they edged out the North West Warriors by 4 wickets in an entertaining game at Eglinton.

George Dockrell’s side chased down their victory target of 232 with just seven deliveries to spare to claim the honours with one round of matches still to go.

North West Warriors 231 all out (49.3 overs; A McBrine 72, N McGuire 53*, W Porterfield 33, D O’Halloran 4-44, G Dockrell 2-37)

Leinster Lightning 235-6 (48.5 overs, A Balbirnie 85*, G Dockrell 67, J Grassi 21, C Young 2-43)