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Robinson Services Premier League    #ncupl
31st July
CSNI beat CIYMS by 61 runs
North Down beat Carrickfergus by 7 wickets
Waringstown beat Instonians by 42 runs
Woodvale beat Lisburn by 63 runs

Robinson Services League 1   #ncus1
31st July
Cliftonville Academy beat Templepatrick by 98 runs
Cregagh beat Armagh by 8 wickets
Donacloney Mill beat Derriaghy by 52 runs
Muckamore beat Ballymena by 5 wickets
Saintfield beat Bangor by 9 runs

Robinson Services League 2    #ncus2
31st July
Dundrum beat BISC by 4 wickets

1st August
Dundrum v Cooke Collegians

Robinson Services League 3   #ncus3
31st July
Dunmurry beat Ards by 6 runs
Victoria beat Donaghadee by 1 wicket
Larne v Drumaness Superkings OFF

Junior League 1  #ncuj1
31st July
CIYMS II beat CSNI II by 65 runs
Instonians II beat Waringstown II by 40 runs
North Down II beat Carrickfergus II by 98 runs

Junior League 2  #ncuj2
31st July
CIYMS III beat Ballymena II by 77 runs
Cliftonville Academy II beat Woodvale II by 5 wickets
Donacloney Mill II beat Derriaghy II by 5 wickets

1st August
CIYMS III v Derriaghy II
Junior League 3  #ncuj3
31st July
Templepatrick II beat Instonians III by 8 wickets
Woodvale III beat CSNI III by 42 runs

1st August
Cregagh II v Laurelvale II

Junior League 4  #ncuj4
31st July
Cooke Collegians II beat Holywood II by 116 runs

1st August
Cliftonville Academy III v Saintfield II
Woodvale IV v BISC II

Junior League 5  #ncuj5
31st July
Instonians IV beat Donacloney Mill III by 8 wickets

Junior League 6  #ncuj6
31st July
Laurelvale III beat Ballymena III by 10 wickets

1st August
Carrickfergus IV v BISC III
Laurelvale III v Templepatrick III

Junior League 7  #ncuj7
31st July
Victoria II beat CIYMS V 6 wickets

1st August
CSNI V v Muckamore V

Junior League 8A  #ncuj8a
30th July
Dundrum III v Victoria III

1st August
Bangor IV v Ards II
Waringstown IV v North Down IV
Gallagher Challenge Cup  #ncugcc
1st August
North Down v Instonians (11am)

Junior Cup  #ncujc
31st July
Laurelvale beat Lurgan by 3 runs
Lisburn II beat Cooke Collegians by 6 wickets

Minor (Lindsay) Cup  #ncumlc
31st July
Saintfield II v Drumaness Superkings II

1st August
Lisburn III v Carrickfergus III

Minor Qualifying Cup  #ncumqc
31st July
Donacloney Mill IV v Drumaness Superkings III Abandoned
Cooke Collegians III beat Lisburn IV on losing fewer wickets

Junior League 8B  #ncuj8b
1st August
Cliftonville Academy IV v Templepatrick V

Women's Premier League #ncuwpl
1st August
Muckamore v North Down

Women's League 1 #ncuwl1
1st August
Muckamore II v Carrickfergus

2nd August
Instonians v CSNI II
News #1
NCU Disciplinary Cases 2021
Mohamed Aahill (Drumaness Superkings), Philip Doyle (Armagh), Richard Keates (Muckamore) and Peter Eakin (North Down) have been reprimanded by the Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee and warned as to their future conduct.
All were reported by umpires for Level 1 offenses.

Gareth McCarter (Armagh) was suspended for two matches by a disciplinary hearing. He had a Level 1 offense proven and when taken with another proven Level 1 offense within the past twelve months became a Level 2 offense.

NCU Women's Inter-Provincial Game v NWCU - Sunday 1st August at Fox Lodge CC
The NCU Women have identified the 12 player squad who will be travelling to Fox Lodge CC on Sunday 1st August (12pm start) for the second Inter-Provincial game of the season.

Gallagher Challenge Cup Semi-Final 2 Review - North Down v Instonians
All you need to know ahead of North Down vs Instonians with team news, who to watch out for, previous Challenge Cup meetings and quotes from those involved.

Gallagher Challenge Cup Semi-Final 1 Review - CSNI v CIYMS
All you need to know ahead of CSNI vs CIYMS with team news, who to watch out for, previous Challenge Cup meetings and quotes from those involved.

Robinson Services Premier League round-up (24th July)
Half-centuries from Adam Dennison (76) and James McCollum (52) helped Waringstown maintain top position in the Robinson Services Premier League with a four-wicket victory over CSNI.

Gallagher Women's Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals Review
Hannah Grieve produced a magnificent 109* as Lurgan knocked out defending Gallagher Women's Challenge Cup champions Waringstown in the quarter-finals at The Lawn.

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
NCU Transfers 2021
NCU Match Report Form 2021
NCU Grounds Report 2019
NCU Annual Report 2020
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