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Downpatrick CC to play in Section 2 in 2021
Downpatrick recently contacted the Union to advise that they were faced with a number of senior players leaving the club.
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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
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Games & Skills for Cricket Coaches
Unfortunately, due to current restrictions, we are unable to deliver our usual cricket activity programme to our school partners.  However, with the support of the Department for Communities and Community Sports Network, we have created a coaching manual called 'Games & Skills for Cricket Coaches'. 
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Fund raiser for Andrew Patterson
A GoFundMe page had been set up to raise funds to help ex-Ireland, Northern Ireland and Cliftonville cricketer Andrew Patterson. The father of three was diagnosed with Spastic Paraplegia (a rare hereditary disorder which results in wheelchair confinement) 7 years ago and needs help to build a lift at his home.

If you wish to contribute or find out more info then the link to the GoFundme page set up by his friend Darron Kokott is: Andrew Patterson GoFundMe link.

Gallagher Women's Challenge Cup Final Report
Waringstown celebrated winning the Gallagher Women's Senior Challenge Cup for the first time in their history, edging out CSNI in a tense final. 
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Collections at the T20 Finals will be for the Emerge Charity
Emerge Counselling Services will be the nominated charity for the T20 Finals after an approach from Derriaghy CC to mark their Centenary year.
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Match Report Form / DLS Report Form for use in the 2020 season
Match Report Form and the DLS Report Form for use in the 2020 season.
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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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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
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 www.nidirect.gov.uk/sports-volunteering.

 
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 2020
 
 
NCU Match Report Form 2020
 
 
NCU Grounds Report 2019
 
 
NCU Annual Report 2019
 
 
Download a copy of the Child Safeguarding Manual for 2017
View Child Safeguarding Manual
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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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 bryan.milford@ncucricket.org or alternatively contact any NCU Board Member.