Ballymena v Cregagh
Templepatrick v Donacloney Mill
Ballymena or Cregagh v Derriaghy
Bangor v Muckamore
Carrickfergus v Woodvale
CSNI v Armagh
Holywood v Waringstown
Instonians v North Down
Lisburn v CIYMS
Templepatrick or Donacloney Mill v Downpatrick
Gallagher Women's Challenge Cup 2019
Donacloney Mill v Carrickfergus
Holywood v Laurelvale
Holywood or Laurelville v Lurgan
Instonians v North Down
Muckamore v Donacloney Mill or Carrickfergus
Waringstown v CSNI
NCU Gallagher Cup Draws for 2019
Holders Waringstown will be away to Holywood in the first round of next season's Northern Cricket Union's Gallagher Challenge Cup. The holders of the women's trophy Lurgan will also be on their travels against the winners of the preliminary round between Holywood and Laurelvale. Read more...
Andrew White NCU Cricket Academy 2018 - 2019
Following a recent review of the Academy, the NCU Representative Directorate has agreed that the 2018-19 Academy intake will focus on players within the 17-23 age group who have the potential to gain future Senior Interprovincial and/or Senior International representation, and who currently are not involved in any Cricket Ireland Pathway Programmes. Read more...
Afghanistan and Zimbabwe to play at Stormont
Cricket Ireland has announced that West Indies will take part in a one-day international tri-series with Ireland and Bangladesh, as part of a major international men's schedule that will see 16 international fixtures being played around Ireland in 2019. Read more...
NCU Publish new Development Plan for 2014-18
The Northern Cricket Union (NCU) has published its new Development plan covering the years 2014-2018. In announcing its publication President Billy Boyd and Chairman Andy Clement commented that they hoped that, post publication, the new Development Plan will provide fresh impetus for all those involved in NCU cricket. Read more and to download a copy...
Player Clothing 2018 Coloured clothing will be used in the following competitions:
Challenge Cup, Irish Senior Cup, National Trophy, Ulster Cup, Ulster Shield, Twenty20 Cup, Twenty20 Trophy.
Predominantly white clothing will be used in the following competitions:
All League Competitions, Junior, Intermediate, Minor and Minor Qualifying Cups, Ulster Plate, Twenty20 Shield.
View Players Clothing Info 2017 (pdf)
Volunteering in Sport
Volunteering is an ideal way to get involved in sport, develop new skills and stay engaged in a sport. It can be a rewarding activity
which helps you to meet new people and take on new challenges through roles such as coaching or administration. Sports volunteering activities
The wide range of opportunities to get involved in sports volunteering includes:
organising events and competitions
Depending on your individual skills or interests, you can offer to volunteer in any of the above areas. Some of the most important attributes
include enthusiasm and interest.
For more information on volunteering in sport visit www.nidirect.gov.uk/sports-volunteering.
The Northern Cricket Union of Ireland is a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in Northern Ireland (Company Number NI 649724) and a Charity registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (Charity Number NIC 106791) having its registered office at The Pavilion, Stormont Estate, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA.
If clubs or individuals have any articles / results / scorecards they would like published
on the NCU site then send them to Wylie McKinty
If you would like to become involved with the NCU, in any capacity, then get in contact
with the Union's General Secretary, Bryan Milford on firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively contact any
NCU Board Member.