Glendermott have signed Nathan McGuire for the forthcoming campaign.

He has been given permission by the NW and Cricket Ireland to start the season with the Rectory club but can re-join Rush when the Leinster season gets the green light from the Southern government.

18 year-old McGuire is currently in both the Ireland Under 19 and North West Warriors squads.

Nathan McGuire: Pic Rodney Smythe

He is a hard-hitting opener, who also bowls off-spin and has played for the Ireland A side while just 16.

In other news the NW confirmed that the domestic season will begin with their T20 competition on May 8th, with the interprovinical season starting the week before, on May 1st, when the Warriors travel to play defending champions Leinster Lightning.