Inaugural Northern Knights squad announced

April 15th 2013 by NCU | International

Inaugural Northern Knights squad announced

Andrew White will captain the NCU side

The NCU are pleased to announce the first Northern Knights extended training squad for the upcoming RSA Inter provincial series.

Ireland’s Andrew White will captain the side which includes an exciting blend of experience and youth.

Brian Walsh, NCU Chairman, said: ‘It is great to see the progress of all provincial unions in filling managerial positions and selecting their respective squads. We are very happy with the make up our squad and I would like to take this opportunity of welcoming Eugene Moleon (Head Coach), Gavin Rodgers (Assistant Coach) and Gordon Scott (Team Administrative Officer) on board, and wish the entire squad well this season’.

The following players have been selected:  A. White Capt. (Instonians), M Adair (CSNI), A Coulter (CSNI), C. Dougherty (CIYMS), P. Eakin (N Down) P. Eaglestone (Waringstown), R Haire (N Down),  J Hall (Waringstown), N Jones (CSNI), G Kidd (Waringstown), R. McCann (Instonians), J. McCollum (Lurgan), R. McKinley (Ballymena), E. Moleon (Instonians), L Nelson (Waringstown), Z Rushe (Instonians), J Shannon (Instonians), A Shields (N Down), D Simpson (Lisburn), M Taiaroa (Carrick), G Thompson (Waringstown), J.Van Der Merwe (CSNI).

The first squad training session will take place at Waringstown CC on Wednesday 17th April at 6pm.

The Knights first game will be away against Leinster Lightning on Monday 6th May 2013 (50 over game) at The Hills Cricket Club and starts an exciting season for the Inter Provincial squad

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