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Northern Cricket Union Development Tour to South Africa Announcement
NCU Representative Cricket Directorate
The Northern Cricket Union has announced details of its planned Youth Development tour to South Africa. Thirty boys in two squads and ten support staff will make the trip to Cape Town departing 26th March and returning 5th April next year.
As Alan Waite, NCU vice-chairman, who will act as manager to one of the squads explained:
Alan went on to say:
Picture right: CIYMS cricketers (pictured l-r) Tom Millar, Peter McCreery and John Matchett have been included in the Northern Cricket Union squad that will be heading to Cape Town in the New Year for a series of matches and coaching. Between now and then the squad will be training at the University of Ulster’s Jordanstown Sports Centre where they were pictured celebrating their selection (© Ian Johnston).
28th March 2015 - Matches versus Wynberg Boys’ High School.
29th March 2015 - Matches versus Western Province CC at Avenue de Mist.
30th March 2015 - Table Mountain by cable car followed by Robben Island Tour.
31st March 2015 - Matches versus St. Augustine’s CC.
1st April 2015 - Matches versus Western Province Cricket Academy U17 & U15.
2nd April 2015 - Matches versus Groot Drakenstein Club Invitational XIs. Check-in Protea Hotel, Stellenbosch.
3rd April 2015 - Visit to Aquila Private Game Reserve.
4th April 2015 - Matches versus District North Cricket at Durbanville.
5th April 2015 - Check-out Protea Hotel, Stellenbosch. Visit to the Cheetah Outreach Programme. Beach swim. Depart Cape Town 17.30 to London.
6th April 2015 - Arrive London, onward to Dublin arriving 10.55.
© Northern Cricket Union