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Fixtures: 16th - 19th May NIACUS Umpire Appointments
Robinson Services Premier League  #ncupl
18th May
CIYMS beat Carrickfergus by 5 wickets
CSNI beat Muckamore by 43 runs (DLS)
Instonians v North Down OFF
Lisburn v Waringstown OFF

Robinson Services League Section 1  #ncus1
18th May
Ballymena tied with Downpatrick
Woodvale beat Donacloney Mill by 5 wickets
Derriaghy v Bangor OFF
Holywood v Cregagh Abandoned
Templepatrick v Armagh Abandoned

19th May
Downpatrick v Cregagh

Junior League 1  #ncuj1
18th May
Waringstown II beat Waringstown III by 33 runs

19th May
Waringstown III v North Down II

Junior League 2  #ncuj2
18th May
Armagh II beat Cliftonville Academy II by 79 runs
Donacloney Mill II beat Woodvale II by 23 runs
Lisburn II beat Downpatrick II by 2 wickets
Bangor II v Derriaghy II OFF

Junior League 3  #ncuj3
18th May
CSNI III beat Muckamore III by 7 wickets
CIYMS III beat Templepatrick II by 5 runs
Cregagh II v Holywood II
Junior League 4  #ncuj4
18th May
Instonians III beat North Down IIII by 7 wickets

19th May
Cliftonville Academy III v Saintfield II
Woodvale IV v Cooke Collegians II

Junior League 5  #ncuj5
18th May
Lisburn III beat Donacloney Mill III by 7 wickets
BISC II beat Lurgan II by 8 runs

19th May
Bangor III v Muckamore IV
BISC II v Instonians IV (at Instonians)

Junior League 6  #ncuj6
18th May
Armagh III v Templepatrick III
Carrickfergus IV v Ballymena III

19th May
Carrickfergus III v Donaghadee II
Waringstown IV v Armagh III

Junior League 7  #ncuj7
18th May
BISC III walkover v Donacloney Mill IV
Muckamore V v CIYMS IV

19th May
Dundrum II v CSNI V

Junior League 8  #ncuj8
19th May
Belfast Superkings II v Muckamore VI
(at Muckamore)
Templepatrick IV v Cregagh III
LVS T20 Cup  #ncut20c
16th May
Group A
Waringstown beat CIYMS by 5 wickets

Group B
CSNI beat Instonians by 10 wickets

17th May
Group A
Carrickfergus beat Lisburn by 7 wickets

Group B
North Down beat Muckamore by 70 runs

Junior Cup  #ncujc
18th May
Cliftonville Academy beat Laurelvale by 136 runs
Saintfield beat Dundrum by 10 wickets
Belfast Superkings v Ards OFF
CSNI II v Instonians II OFF
Larne v Carrickfergus II OFF
Donaghadee v Victoria OFF

LVS T20 Shield  #ncut20s
19th May
Belfast Superkings v Cliftonville Academy
(BRA Castle Grounds)

Junior League 9  #ncuj9
18th May
Cooke Collegians III v Instonians V OFF

Gardiner Brothers Women's Premier League  #ncuwpl
19th May
Waringstown v Lurgan (10am)
Muckamore v North Down (1pm)
Reminders - Forthcoming Dates

General Information
News #1
NCU Disciplinary Cases 2019
The Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee has reprimanded Adam McCusker of Bangor and warned him as to his future conduct. Adam was reported by the umpires for a Level 1 offense following the Bangor v Woodvale game on 6th May 2019.

Simmonite looking forward to Toyota Super 3s season opener
The Toyota Super 3s Series – Ireland's premier women's domestic competition – will begin tomorrow (Sunday 19th May), as the sides shape up for a T20 tripleheader at North Kildare Cricket Club.

NCU Contingent in 2019 Women's Toyota Super 3s
The first round of the 2019 Toyota Super 3's competition (Ireland's peak domestic women's cricket competition), will be held this weekend (May 19th), ahead of the international T20 series between Ireland Women and West Indies Women. Included in the three squads are Northern Cricket Union players Staci Maxwell, Jennifer Hanna, Cara Murray, Amy Hunter and Naomi Matthews.

Emerging Knights to play Leinster Lightning Bolts
The Northern Cricket Union has announced the Emerging Knights squad (sponsored by MTB Solicitors) to play Leinster Lightning Bolts, at Trinity College Dublin, on Sunday the 19th May (11am Start).

Naomi Matthews in Ireland Women's Squad and Stormont to Host Zimbabwe
Cricket Ireland has announced a 13-player squad for the upcoming Ireland v West Indies Women's T20 International series in late May, that includes Waringstown's Naomi Matthews.

Clarification on a couple of the NCU's Bye-Laws
The Domestic Cricket Directorate have provided the following clarification on two of the bye-laws.

MTB Solicitors partner with Northern Knights in new three year deal
The Northern Cricket Union (NCU) is delighted to announce a new three-year sponsorship deal.  MTB Solicitors will sponsor the NCU's flagship provincial team - the Northern Knights - in all formats of the game as part of the new partnership..

NCU Domestic Youth Guidance
The NCU Domestic Directorate have created guidance and information for Under 11 / 13 / 15 domestic cricket for the 2019 season.

League and Cup Article Archive
News Archive
NCU Videos
NCU Regulations for 2019
Playing regulations for all NCU, Ulster and Irish competitions can be found on this page: Regulations
Miscellaneous #1
GDPR Guidance for Clubs
A change in government legislation regarding data protection called The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be in place from 25th May 2018.

Young Cricketers Playing In Adult Cricket
The Domestic Cricket Directorate has reaffirmed the ruling on young cricketers playing in adult cricket.

NCU 2018 Grounds Report
The NCU Grounds Committee has compiled the club ground gradings in accordance with Competition Rule A35.

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...

Miscellaneous #2
Player Clothing 2019
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 2019 (pdf)

Child Safeguarding Manual
Download a copy of the Child Safeguarding Manual for 2017
View Child Safeguarding Manual

NCU Bye-Laws 2019
The NCU Bye Laws for 2019
View NCU Bye-Laws 2019

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:
  • coaching
  • administration
  • officiating
  • committee work
  • 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

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NCU Transfers 2019
NCU Grounds Report 2018
NCU Annual Report 2018
League and Cup Article Archive
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View Child Safeguarding Manual
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