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COVID-19 Club Update - 9th July 2020
An update from the NCU on Covid-19 and the return to playing cricket.
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Return to Cricket (30th June 2020)
We now hope that the cricket season will be able to commence on Saturday 18th July.
This remains dependant on the NI Executive approving protocols for the playing of cricket and clubs demonstrating their awareness of the protocols and ability to implement them.
As with the return to training protocols NCU staff will assist clubs through the process.
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NCU Disciplinary Bye-Laws 2020
The NCU has released revised Disciplinary Bye-laws for 2020 which have been approved by the Board and have immediate effect.
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Cricket Ireland releases Safe Return to Training protocols for club cricket in Ireland
Cricket Ireland has released its COVID-19 Safe Return to Training Protocols for club cricket in Ireland and launched a series of online COVID-19 Safety Education courses to train nominated club representatives on implementing the protocols on the ground.
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NCU Update to Clubs (5th June 2020)
Club Support Toolkit with protocols and checklists will be sent to all clubs on Monday plus other news.
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NCU 2019 Grounds Report
The NCU Grounds Committee has compiled the club ground gradings in accordance with Competition Rule A35.
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NCU Regulations for 2020
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.
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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.
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NCU Domestic Youth Guidance
The NCU Domestic Directorate have created guidance and information for Under 11 / 13 / 15 domestic cricket for the 2019 season.
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Young Cricketers Playing In Adult Cricket
The Domestic Cricket Directorate has reaffirmed the ruling on young cricketers playing in adult cricket.
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NCU 2019 Grounds Report
The NCU Grounds Committee has compiled the club ground gradings in accordance with Competition Rule A35.
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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.
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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
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NCU Bye-Laws 2019
The NCU Bye Laws for 2019
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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 www.nidirect.gov.uk/sports-volunteering.

 
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NCU Transfers 2020
 
 
NCU Grounds Report 2019
 
 
NCU Annual Report 2019
 
 
Download a copy of the Child Safeguarding Manual for 2017
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NCU Cricket Office
 
Uel Graham
Cricket Operations and Administration Manager

The Pavilion
Stormont Estate
Upper Newtownards Road
Belfast
BT4 3TA
Mob: 07866 485667
Email: uel.graham@ncucricket.org

Callum Atkinson
Cricket Development Officer

The Pavilion
Stormont Estate
Upper Newtownards Road
Belfast
BT4 3TA
Mob: 07568 181863
Email: callum.atkinson@ncucricket.org

Wayne Hughes
School and Club Engagement Officer

The Pavilion
Stormont Estate
Upper Newtownards Road
Belfast
BT4 3TA
Mob: 07743 443306
Email: wayne.hughes@ncucricket.org

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