Billy Boyd whose death was announced today gave a lifetime of service to local cricket. A lifelong member of Lurgan Rugby Football and Cricket Club which he served as President and of which, at the time of his passing was Club Chairman. Read more...
NCU League Secretaries Wanted
The NCU's Competitions Committee has had a number of retirements since last season and urgently needs a number of people to act as League Secretaries for the 2019 season. Read more...
NCU confirm dates for Coach Education Courses
Cricket Ireland recently announced two new coaching courses designed to encourage people interested in getting into cricket coaching or looking to improve their skills and knowledge. NOTE: The Coaching Kids 5-11 Years Course is now fully subscribed Read more...
Stormont to Host Zimbabwe in Women's T20 International
Ireland Women’s Cricket Team will face West Indies, Zimbabwe and Scotland in a busy year for the national side, ahead of a T20 World Cup Qualifier campaign in late summer – and fans will be able to enjoy three T20 International double-headers with the Ireland Men’s team in July. Read more...
North Down Cricket Club – Clubmark
North Down Cricket Club has been rewarded for their on-going hard work, particularly in regard to their club development, by having their Cricket Ireland Clubmark NI Accreditation Scheme renewed until 2022. 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.