First Aid, Safeguarding and Designated Officer Courses
It has come to the attention of NCU Development Staff after reviewing their records and through general conversations with clubs around the release of the new NCU Emerging Accreditation Scheme that there is a real and urgent need for a number of courses to be made available to our clubs. Read more...
Provincial Union General Manager
The Northern Cricket Union in conjunction with Cricket Ireland is looking to employ a General Manager to lead the development of cricket in the region, whilst supporting the putting in place of governance structures. Read more...
NCU Hopes To Build Partnerships
One of the longest partnerships between business and local sport is to wind down. The sponsorship is for the Northern Cricket Union's Premier and Senior leagues which has been supported by Ulster Bank for over twenty years. Read more...
NIACUS - Captain's Umpire Report 2016
The Irish Association of Cricket Umpires & Scorers (IACUS) in conjunction with Cricket Ireland introduced a new all Ireland Umpire Grading Structure in 2014 across the various Inter-provincial Unions. This ultimately ensures one accepted Grading system against which all umpires will be assessed. NCU Club Captains can electronically access the new umpire assessment form, which will be received automatically by the NIACUS Grading contact. Read more...
Junior Cricketers playing in Adult Matches
The NCU Development Directorate wish to remind clubs of the ECB guidance covering the participation of young cricketers in adult matches.
This guidance has been adopted by the Union.
Under 13 cricketers - Explicit written consent from a parent or guardian is required before participating in an adult match.
Under 11 cricketers - Explicit prior approval must be sought through me before the player can play. Read more...
Player Clothing 2016 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 2016 (pdf)
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:
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.
If clubs or individuals have any articles / results / scorecards they would like published
on the NCU site then send them to Wylie
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 NCU.firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively contact any
NCU Board Member.