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News #1
Northern Knights begin Inter-Provincial Series in La Manga
The Northern Knights, sponsored by MTB Solicitors, will open their 2019 Test Triangle Inter-Provincial campaign in La Manga, Spain.

MTB Solicitors partner with Northern Knights in new three year deal
The Northern Cricket Union (NCU) is delighted to announce a new three-year sponsorship deal.  MTB Solicitors will sponsor the NCU's flagship provincial team - the Northern Knights - in all formats of the game as part of the new partnership..

James Cameron-Dow and Shane Getkate Awarded Ireland Emerging Player Contracts
Northern Knights duo James Cameron-Dow and Shane Getkate are amongst five cricketers to receive Emerging Player Contracts for the 2019 domestic men's season.

Ireland Inter-Provincial Fixtures for 2019
A full fixture list of inter-pro fixtures for 2019 can be downloaded from this page.

Help shape the future of girls and women's cricket in the Northern Cricket Union
Cricket Ireland has launched a project to develop an holistic strategy for girls and women's cricket across Ireland, and here is your chance to contribute.

NCU Unveils the Junior Knights Cup Programme for Summer 2019
The Northern Cricket Union (NCU) has introduced a new development programme for its player pathway for summer 2019, designed to support the development of youth cricketers in clubs and the NCU regional development squad (RDS) programme.

NIACUS Seeking Interest in a Scoring Course
NIACUS would like to run an Introduction to Scoring course, which would last approx. 2 hours.

Access NI Update for New and Renewal Applications
All new and renewal Access NI applications for NCU based volunteers/coaches and umpires should now be undertaken using the new NCU PIN 827273.

NCU Domestic Youth Guidance
The NCU Domestic Directorate have created guidance and information for Under 11 / 13 / 15 domestic cricket for the 2019 season.

League and Cup Article Archive
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NCU Regulations for 2018
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.

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

NCU 2018 Grounds Report
The NCU Grounds Committee has compiled the club ground gradings in accordance with Competition Rule A35.

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.
Read more and to download a copy...

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
View Child Safeguarding Manual

NCU Bye-Laws 2019
The NCU Bye Laws for 2019
View NCU Bye-Laws 2019

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

The Northern Cricket Union of Ireland is a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in Northern Ireland (Company Number NI 649724) and a Charity registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (Charity Number NIC 106791) having its registered office at The Pavilion, Stormont Estate, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA.
NCU Transfers 2019
NCU Grounds Report 2018
NCU Annual Report 2018
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View Child Safeguarding Manual
NCU Cricket Office
Uel Graham
Cricket Operations and Administration Manager

The Pavilion
Stormont Estate
Upper Newtownards Road
Mob: 07866 485667

Callum Atkinson
Cricket Development Officer

The Pavilion
Stormont Estate
Upper Newtownards Road
Mob: 07568 181863

NCU News / League Competitions
If clubs or individuals have any articles / results / scorecards they would like published on the NCU site then send them to Wylie McKinty
Get Involved
If you would like to become involved with the NCU, in any capacity, then get in contact with the Union's General Secretary, Bryan Milford on or alternatively contact any NCU Board Member.