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NCU Weekend League Fixtures Roundup (24th - 26th August)
CIYMS on the brink of the Robinson Services Premier League title, Lisburn still favourites for Section 1 and Templepatrick thwarted by the rain on Sunday.
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NCU Weekend League Fixtures Preview (24th - 26th August)
The top 2 in the Premier League, Waringstown and CIYMS, meet, Lisburn close in on the Section 1 title and Templepatrick are one win away from the Section 2 trophy
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NCU Weekend League and Cup Round up (17th / 18th / 19th August)
Waringstown win the Irish Twenty 20 Finals, and CIYMS keep control of the Robinson Services Premier League.
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NCU and Irish Domestic Weekend League Fixtures (17th / 18th / 19th August)
There are games involving CIYMS and Waringstown in the Robinson Services Premier League run in, and Waringstown also play in the Irish Twenty 20 Finals.
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NCU and Irish Domestic Weekend League Roundup (11th / 12th August)
Waringstown defeated Strabane in the Clear Currency Irish Senior Cup to reach their fourth successive final, and CIYMS maintain top spot in the Robinson Services Premier League.
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NCU and Irish Domestic Weekend League Fixtures (11th / 12th August)
CIYMS will look to maintain their position at the top of the Robinson Services Premier League and Strabane stand in the way of four Irish Senior Cup final appearances in a row, for Waringstown.
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Robinson Services Weekend League Roundup (4th / 5th August)
CIYMS defeated Waringstown to take a firm hand on the Robinson Services Premier League.
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Lurgan win Gallagher Women's Challenge Cup Final
Lurgan won the Gallagher Women's Challenge Cup Final in a thrilling encounter at Stormont this afternoon, by two wickets.
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Cup Finals and a Top of the Table Premier League Game (4th / 5th August)
There is a top of the table contest in the Robinson Services Premier League on Sunday, and the GMcG Junior Cup and Gallagher Women's Challenge Cup reach their climax.
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues - Weekend Match Preview (21st / 22nd July)
Robinson Services League preview for Saturday 21st / 22nd July.
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Clear Currency Irish Senior Cup Quarter Finals – Take 2
After last Sunday's complete washout of all four of the Clear Currency Irish Senior Cup Quarter Finals they are all rearranged for this Sunday, the reserve date for the games.
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues - Weekend League Roundup (14th July)
Robinson Services League roundup for Saturday 14th July.
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues - Weekend League Fixtures (14th July)
The Robinson Services Premier League returns this Saturday after least weekends break due to the IP20 Festival in Dublin. Section 1 and 2 have reached the halfway point and there are a number of intriguing fixtures.
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Clear Currency Irish Senior and National Cup Fixtures (15th July)
The two NCU sides left in the Clear Currency Irish Senior Cup have home advantage on Sunday in the quarter finals and will be aiming for a place in the Semi-Finals.
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CSNI through to Gallagher Women's Challenge Cup Final
CSNI Women, just like their male counterparts, are through to the Gallagher Challenge Cup Final with a 62 run victory over Waringstown Women.
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Gallagher Senior and GMcG Junior Cup Semi Final News from the Weekend
It was another thrilling weekend of cricket in the Northern Cricket Union, with CSNI and Waringstown progressing to the Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup Final. Cliftonville Academy and Templepatrick will contest the GMcG Junior Cup Final.
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues - Weekend League News (23rd June)
CIYMS moved ahead of Waringstown on run rate at the top of the Robinson Services Premier League with a 200 run win over Muckamore. Bangor and Lisburn both won to remain tied on points at the top of Section 2. In Section 2 Cliftonville Academy continued their unbeaten start to the season with a comfortable 8 wicket win at Saintfield and are joined at the top by Monaghan.
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues - Weekend League News (16th/17th June)
Waringstown maintained their lead at the top of the Robinson Services Premier League with a 5 wicket win over North Down. Bangor, Holywood and Lisburn all won to remain tied on points at the top of Section 2. In Section 2 Cliftonville Academy maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a comfortable 7 wicket win at Donaghadee.
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NCU Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup Semis' Draw
There could be a repeat of last season's final of the Northern Cricket Union's Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup.
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues - Weekend League Fixtures (16th/17th June)
It is back to league action for the Robinson Services Premier League this Saturday while Section 1 has a full complement of fixtures. Section 2 only has 2 games on Saturday due to the quarter finals of the Junior Cup.
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Gallagher Challenge Cup Quarter Final Roundup plus Man of the Match Photos
Roundup and Man of the Match photos from the Gallagher Challenge Cup Quarter Finals.
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Gallagher Challenge Cup Quarter Final Results
The Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup reached the Quarter Final stage on Saturday.
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Gallagher Challenge Cup Quarter Finals
The Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup reaches the Quarter Final stage on Saturday.
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues - Weekend League Review (2nd/3rd June)
It was a return to Robinson Services League action on Saturday for the top two sections in the Northern Cricket Union. Waringstown maintained their position at the top of the table with a rain affected win over bottom team CSNI. While in Section 1 leaders Downpatrick were well beaten by Donacloney Mill. In Section 2 on Sunday Donaghadee recorded their 3rd win out of 3 to join Saintfield at the top.
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Gallagher Challenge Cup Quarter Final Draw
Holders CIYMS of the Premier League will play Downpatrick from the league below in the quarter finals of the Northern Cricket Union's Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup.
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues - Weekend League Review (2nd/3rd June)
Saturday sees a return to Robinson Services League action for the Premier League and Section 1 while Section 2 sees 3 rearranged games on Sunday due to the Junior Cup taking precedence on Saturday.
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Gallagher Challenge Cup First Round Reports plus Man of the Match Photos
Match reports from the first round of the Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup which took place on Saturday 26th May.
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Gallagher Challenge Cup First Round Preview
The first round of the Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup takes place on Saturday with defending champions CIYMS having home advantage against Armagh.
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues - Weekend League Review (26th/27th May)
As Saturday is the first round of the Gallagher Challenge Cup there are no Robinson Services Premier or Section 1 league games on Saturday however there are two Section 1 games on Sunday and a full complement on Saturday in Section 2..
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues - Weekend League Roundup (19th/20th May)
In the Robinson Services Premier League Waringstown recorded two victories while Muckamore pick up their first win in a thriller with CSNI. Wins in Section 1 for Downpatrick and Woodvale while in Section 2 Belfast SuperKings and Monaghan record their first victories in Section 2.
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Irish Cup and National Cup Match Round up (19th May)
An outstanding weekend for NCU cricket in the Irish Cup First Round as 5 of the 6 teams playing progressed to the second round to join Waringstown and Instonians (who received first round byes) while it was a mixed bag for NCU teams in the National Cup.
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues - Weekend League Review (19th/20th May)
After the drama of Ireland's inaugural Test Match against Pakistan at the weekend domestic cricket is back to the fore. There is one Robinson Services Premier league game on Saturday with several more rearranged league games (in alll three Senior leagues) taking place on Sunday, Monday & Tuesday.
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Irish Cup, National Cup and NCU Junior Cup Match Reviews
The main action in NCU domestic cricket this Saturday involves three cup competitions. The Irish Senior Cup, the National Cup and the NCU's Junior Cup (sponsored by GMcG) which all have their first round of games this Saturday.
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues - Roundup for 13th May
Ireland's inaugural Test Match against Pakistan which started last Saturday (after the first day was washed out) meant that no Robinson Services League fixtures were scheduled for Saturday. However, on Sunday there were four rearranged league games, two in section 1 and two in Section 2.
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues Weekend Fixtures
Ireland's inaugural Test Match against Pakistan, in Malahide, takes precedence this weekend. As a consequence there are no Robinson Services League fixtures on Saturday however there are some rearranged games on Sunday.
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues Weekend League Action
Despite the glorious sunshine on Saturday many cricket grounds failed to recover from the excessive rainfall of recent times as only five games took place in the Robinson Services leagues.
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Gallagher Challenge Cup Preliminary Round - 7th May
Cregagh upset Lurgan and Bangor sail past Laurelvale
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Lagan Valley Steels Twenty 20 Cup - First Round of Group Games - 7th May
In the Lagan Valley Steels Twenty20 Cup there were two fixtures in Group A while both games in Group B were postponed.
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues Weekend League Action - 5th May
Despite the glorious sunshine on Saturday many cricket grounds failed to recover from the excessive rainfall of recent times as only five games took place in the Robinson Services leagues.
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The NCU Robinson Services Leagues Fixtures Roundup - 3rd May
After another damp weekend last week all teams in the NCU will be hoping for better weather as the next round of scheduled Robinson Services Leagues Fixtures takes place.
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Lagan Valley Steels Twenty 20 Cup - 3rd May
On Bank Holiday Monday (7th May) the opening round of group games take place in the Lagan Valley Steels Twenty20 Cup.
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Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup - 3rd May
The preliminary round of the insurance broker and risk management specialist Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup takes place on Bank Holiday Monday (7th May)
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NCU Robinson Services Leagues Commence - 28th April
Armagh start their Premier League season with a win, Carrick upset holders Waringstown, North Down squeak home against CIYMS, Instonians hold on to beat CSNI. Holywood and Cliftonville Academy win in the only Section 1 and 2 games to survive the early Spring rain.
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First Full Weekend Fixtures for the NCU Robinson Services Leagues - 28th April
This weekend sees a full complement of fixtures for the first time this season for the newly sponsored NCU Robinson Services Senior Leagues. After a damp start to last weekend when only 2 of the Section 1 games took place this weekend sees the Premier League and Sections 1 & 2 with games.
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