Big Weekend for Banks Cup Competitions

By Gordon Halliday

Lots of entertaining cricket available to watch this weekend.

The Bank Holiday weekend sees two Banks finals and one semi final being played following a rain affected season for the various competitions.

In the Banks Salver Eppleton and Chester-le-Street play their semi-final match at Eppleton on Sunday with a 12.30 start following the abandonment of their match last Sunday. The winners will play Benwell Hill in the final on Sunday 4 September.

The Banks Bowl final between Chester-le-Street and Tynemouth takes place at 12.30 at Ropery Lane on Bank Holiday Monday.

The Banks Shield final takes place at Whitburn on Friday evening with a 5.30 start against opponents Sacriston, following last Friday's abandoned match.

Other highlights this weekend are a top of the table Premier Division clash between South Northumberland and Chester-le-Street on Saturday (11.00 start), whilst South North entertain Ormskirk in the semi-final of the Royal London Club Championship on Sunday (noon start).

Finally a reminder of the Bill Parker memorial match at South Shields on Sunday.

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