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Robinson Services Premier League  #ncupl
19th June
Carrickfergus beat Woodvale by 134 runs
CSNI beat Instonians by 6 wickets
Lisburn beat CIYMS by 3 wickets
North Down beat Waringstown by 175 runs

Robinson Services League 1   #ncus1
19th June
Armagh beat Ballymena by 170 runs
Cliftonville Academy beat Bangor by 8 wickets
Cregagh beat Donacloney Mill by 7 runs
Derriaghy beat Templepatrick by 13 runs
Muckamore beat Saintfield by 28 runs

Robinson Services League 2  #ncus2
19th June
BISC beat Dundrum by 1 wicket
Cooke Collegians beat Holywood by 25 runs
Laurelvale beat Lurgan by 42 runs

Robinson Services League 3   #ncus3
19th June
Ards beat Dunmurry by 123 runs
Donaghadee beat Victoria by 2 runs
Drumaness Superkings beat Larne by 12 runs

Junior League 1  #ncuj1
19th June
Instonians II beat CSNI II by 9 wickets
Lisburn II beat CIYMS II by 50 runs
Waringstown II beat North Down II by 31 runs

20th June
Instonians II v Waringstown II
Muckamore II v Carrickfergus II
Junior League 2  #ncuj2
19th June
Armagh II beat Ballymena II
CIYMS III v Cliftonville Academy II
Derriaghy II beat Waringstown III by 66 runs

Junior League 3  #ncuj3
19th June
Bangor II beat Woodvale III by 9 wickets
Cregagh II beat Laurelvale II by 83 runs
Templepatrick II beat Instonians III by 85 runs

Junior League 4  #ncuj4
20th June
Cliftonville Academy III v Muckamore IV
Woodvale IV v North Down III

Junior League 5  #ncuj5
19th June
Instonians IV v Lurgan II (1.30pm)

20th June
Instonians IV v CSNI IV

Junior League 6  #ncuj6
18th June
Laurelvale III beat Armagh III by 8 wickets

19th June
Armagh III beat Carrickfergus IV

Junior League 8B  #ncuj8b
20th June
Templepatrick V v Cooke Collegians IV
Minor (Lindsay) Cup  #ncumlc
19th June
CSNI IV beat Woodvale IV by 3 wickets
Cooke Collegians II beat Muckamore IV by 84 runs
Drumaness Superkings II beat North Down III by 68 runs
Lisburn III beat Ballymena III by 6 wickets
Cliftonville Academy III v Saintfield II

20th June
Carrickfergus IV walkover v Donaghadee II

Minor Qualifying Cup  #ncumqc
19th June
Cooke Collegians III beat North Down IV by 10 wickets
CSNI V beat Dundrum II by 8 wickets 
Donacloney Mill IV beat Cregagh III by 68 runs
Muckamore V beat Ards II by 7 wickets
CIYMS V v Victoria II
Holywood III v Templepatrick IV

20th June
Drumaness Superkings III v Bangor IV
Lisburn IV v Dunmurry II (1pm)

Junior League 8A  #ncuj8a
18th June
Waringstown IV beat Victoria III by  8 wickets

20th June
Armagh IV v Dundrum III
Waringstown IV v Holywood III

Women's League 1 #ncuwl1
18th June
Muckamore II beat Instonians by 19 runs
News #1
MTB Northern Knights v Leinster Lightning - Match Report
MTB Northern Knights picked up their first Inter-Provincial Trophy win of the summer after a 22-run victory over Leinster Lightning on Saturday.

MTB Northern Knights v North West Warriors - Match Report
MTB Northern Knights were defeated by seven wickets in their opening Inter-Provincial Trophy match of season against North West Warriors.

MTB Northern Knights Squad for Opening Inter-Provincial Trophy T20 Festival Announced
MTB Northern Knights Head Coach Simon Johnston has named a 13-man squad for this weekend's Inter-Provincial T20 Trophy festival at Pembroke Cricket Club, Dublin.

Robinson Services Premier League round-up (12th June)
CIYMS began their Robinson Services Premier League title defence with a two-wicket win over CSNI at Stormont.

Club Info - 8th June 2021
Some points to note before we return to the longer format matches at the weekend.
Includes a revised Power Play table.

LVS T20 Cup Final Report
Half-centuries from Jeremy Lawlor and Jacques Snyman helped Carrickfergus win the Lagan Valley Steels T20 Cup for the first time as they defeated CSNI by 43 runs at The Lawn in Waringstown. 

LVS T20 Cup Semi Final Match Round-up
Carrickfergus and CSNI will contest the 2021 Lagan Valley Steels T20 Cup final on Sunday after wins over Lisburn and CIYMS respectively.

Cooke Collegians 'Come home'
When Cooke Collegians took to the field at Pirrie Park at the beginning of the season it marked a significant milestone for the club.

NCU Club Update - Return to Sport - 28th May
Latest club update includes guidance on the use of changing facilities and spectator capacity, Spectator Capacity at Smaller Venues, Guidance on Car Sharing, plus other notes to take account of at club grounds/venues.

Gribben & Watt Financial Planning Ltd continue their sponsorship of under 11 competitions
Gribben & Watt Financial Planning Ltd are to continue their sponsorship of the Quoile Cup and the Under 11 Development Cup this year.

Result Forms / Competition Rules
Result forms should now be submitted by the winning team.

News Archive
NCU Regulations for 2021
Playing regulations for all NCU competitions can be found on this page: Regulations
Miscellaneous #1
NCU Annual Report 2020
NCU Results & Achievements Records 2020
NCU Signed Accounts 31.03.20
NCU AGM 2020

NCU Social Media Policy
The NCU Board has recently adopted a Social Media Policy.

NCU & Cricket Ireland Announce Tildenet Club Affinity Scheme
The Northern Cricket Union and Cricket Ireland in association with Tildenet – Official Nets and Covers Supplier to Cricket Ireland – have arranged an offer for all clubs

GDPR Guidance for Clubs
A change in government legislation regarding data protection called The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in place from May 2018.

NCU Social Media Policy 2021

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.

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

Miscellaneous #2
Child Safeguarding Manual
Download a copy of the Cricket Ireland Child Safeguarding Manual.
View Child Safeguarding Manual

NCU Bye-Laws 2021
The NCU Bye Laws for 2021
View NCU Bye-Laws 2021

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 Club Forms 2021
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NCU Grounds Report 2019
NCU Annual Report 2020
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