Derby to stage Club final
The County Ground in Derby has been confirmed as the venue for the ECB National Club Championship final in 2009.
The event will progress from group stages across 16 regional groups on May 3 through to a group final on June 28, ahead of the national knckout stages.
Those kick off with the fifth round on Sunday July 12, quarter-finals on August 2, semi-finals on August 23 - with the two surviving teams heading for the midlands venue for the showpiece final on Tuesday September 15.
Current holders are Kibworth CC from Leicestershire, who will be hoping to defend their crown in the east midlands.
ECB National Club Championship - National Stages draw
(First names drawn at home)
Matches to be played ON Sunday July 12 2009 (Reserve date only if no result is possible from the original date because of inclement weather is Sunday July 19)
Match A - Winners of Group 1 v Winners of Group 4
Match B - Winners of Group 2 v Winners of Group 7
Match C - Winners of Group 5 v Winners of Group 3
Match D - Winners of Group 8 v Winners of Group 6
Match E - Winners of Group 10 v Winners of Group 9
Match F - Winners of Group 15 v Winners of Group 11
Match G - Winners of Group 14 v Winners of Group 16
Match H - Winners of Group 12 v Winners of Group 13
To be played ON Sunday August 2 2009 (Reserve date if no result possible on original date is Sunday August 9)
Match I - Winners of Match A v Winners of Match C
Match J - Winners of Match B v Winners of Match D
Match K - Winners of Match H v Winners of Match E
Match L - Winners of Match F v Winners of Match G
To be played ON Sunday August 23 2009 (Reserve date Sunday August 30)
Match M - Winners of Match J v Winners of Match I
Match N - Winners of Match K v Winners of Match L
To be played at County Ground, Derby on Tuesday September 15 2009.