Cricket friendly dates announced

WITH the new Scottish National League season fast approaching, Forfarshire Cricket Club have arranged five warm-up friendlies for later this month.

Dates and fixtures are as follows: Saturday, April 16, Arbroath United, away; Sunday, April 17, Dundee High School FP, home; Wednesday, April 20, Dundee University, home; Saturday, April 23, Stoneywood/Dyce, home; Sunday, April 24, Falkland, away.

All will start at 1 p.m., except for the game against Dundee University, which is a 20-over match commencing at 4 p.m.

The draws for a further three cup competitions have now been made.

Forfarshire have been drawn at home to Meigle in the first round of the Caledonia section of the Murgitroyd National 20/20 Knock-out, Forthill will play Arbroath at Lochlands in the first round of the M-Power Three Counties Cup, and Forthill XI will host Montrose in the M-Power Two Counties Cup.

Meanwhile, the last four fixtures in the round-robin stages of the Clubsport Indoor Sixes League were played at the Mayfield Sports Centre, Dundee, last Wednesday.

Kinloch and Rossie Priory clinched the two remaining qualifying spots for finals night and joined Arbroath United and Dundee High School FP, who were already through to the last four.

Results: Kinloch 138, Cupar 66; Rossie Priory 127, Norwood 78; Kinloch 68, Rossie Priory 86; Norwood 54, Cupar 78.

Final placings

P W L D Pts

Arbroath United 14 10 4 0 40

Dundee HSFP 14 9 5 0 36

Kinloch 14 9 5 0 36

Rossie Priory 14 9 5 0 36

Cupar 14 8 6 0 32

Strathmore 14 5 9 0 20

Forfarshire 14 4 10 0 16

Norwood 14 2 12 0 8

The draw for the semi-finals was Arbroath United v Rossie Priory and Dundee High School FP v Kinloch.

Results from finals night will appear in next week’s Guide & Gazette.