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Robinson Services Senior League Awards - July, August and September2021
The latest Robinson Services Awards for August and September 2021 took place recently. The Robinson Services awards go to players in the senior leagues who score a century, take at least six wickets or perform a hat trick.

Northern Cricket Union unveils its 2021-2023 Strategic Plan
The Northern Cricket Union is delighted to unveil its 2021-2023 Strategic Plan, outlining our plans to build a more sustainable future for cricket in the region.

NCU Awards Night 2021 (sponsored by MTB Solicitors)
Due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions the NCU will not be holding its Annual Dinner again this year.

NCU Winter Coaching Programmes
Over the years, the NCU has continually looked to build and improve the coaching programmes its delivers to help and grow both the Clubs as well as the Performance environments.

MTB Northern Knights Selection for last IP20 Festival
The Northern Knights squad for the last IP20 weekend at North Down has been selected.

Robinson Services Premier League Presentation
David Robinson presents Waringstown First Eleven skipper Lee Nelson with the Robinson Services NCU Premier League Trophy before their match against Carrickfergus today at Middle Road. Accompanying David was NCU President Roger Bell.

Robinson Services Section 1 - Final Weekend Roundup
Cliftonville Academy have been confirmed as 2021 Robinson Services Section One champions after a dramatic weekend that went down to the final game of the season. Johnny Morton also spoke to Max Burton from Cliftonville Academy about the season.

Robinson Services 'Stars of the Weekend' #3
The runs were flowing in the Robinson Services senior leagues this past weekend with no fewer than five players hitting a century.
There were also some notable bowling performances over the past couple of days and those players are our Robinson Services Stars of the Weekend.

Gallagher Women's Challenge Cup Final - Match Review
CSNI picked up their second Gallagher Women's Challenge Cup crown at The Lawn on Sunday as they beat North Down by 24 runs.

Robinson Services Senior League Awards - May, June and July 2021
The latest Robinson Services Awards for May, June and July 2021 took place recently. The Robinson Services awards go to players in the senior leagues who score a century, take at least six wickets or perform a hat trick.

Gallagher Challenge Cup Final - Match Report
A complete all-round performance from captain Nigel Jones helped CIYMS successfully defend their Gallagher Challenge Cup title with a 127-run victory over North Down at The Green on Friday.

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

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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
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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
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