Leinster took a two-nil series against the NCU as they won by 78 runs in the Under 13 interprovincial at Pirrie Park.

Ted Hassler top-scored with 48, while Gethin Kelleher made 26 as the visitors advanced to 95 for 2.

However four wickets for Ben Walsh and three for Hugo Robinson saw eight wickets tumble for 29 runs as Leinster were 124 all out.

Hugo Robinson and Ben Walsh who took a combined seven wickets

The chase never got going though, with the hosts dismissed for 46 against a very disciplined attack.

Jan Dijkstra and Toby O’Connell the most successful, each claiming two wickets for seven runs.

The sides meet again on Thursday at Ringcommons in the third match of the four-game series.