The Premier League fixture list for 2018 has been released with champions Waringstown starting their defence with a home tie against Carrickfergus at The Lawn.

Other fixtures scheduled for the opening day have Armagh making their Premier debut away at Moylena against Muckamore, while CSNI entertain Instonians at Stormont.

The game of the day sees North Down facing CIYMS at Comber.

The NCU has declared May 12th as a closed date in the region, allowing fans to travel to Dublin to watch Ireland against Pakistan in the inaugural Test match.

NCU PREMIER LEAGUE FIXTURES 2018

28 April

  • CSNI​ v Instonians
  • Muckamore ​v Armagh
  • North Down​ v CIYMS
  • Waringstown​ v Carrickfergus

5 May

  • Armagh​ v Waringstown
  • Carrickfergus​ v CIYMS
  • Instonians​ v North Down
  • Muckamore​ v CSNI

19 May

  • Instonians ​v Waringstown

2 June

  • Carrickfergus​ v Armagh
  • CIYMS​ v Instonians
  • North Down​ v Muckamore
  • Waringstown​ v CSNI

16 June

  • Armagh​ v CIYMS
  • CSNI​ v Carrickfergus
  • Muckamore​ v Instonians
  • Waringstown​ v North Down

23 June

  • Armagh​ v CSNI
  • Carrickfergus​ v North Down
  • CIYMS​ v Muckamore

30 June

  • Carrickfergus​ v Instonians
  • CSNI​ v CIYMS
  • North Down​ v Armagh
  • Waringstown​ v Muckamore

7 July

  • Armagh ​v Instonians
  • CIYMS​ v Waringstown
  • CSNI​ v North Down
  • Muckamore​ v Carrickfergus

14 July

  • CIYMS​ v Carrickfergus
  • CSNI​ v Muckamore
  • North Down​ v Instonians
  • Waringstown​ v Armagh

21 July

  • Armagh ​v Muckamore
  • Carrickfergus v Waringstown
  • CIYMS​ v North Down
  • Instonians ​v CSNI

28 July

  • Armagh ​v Carrickfergus
  • CSNI​ v Waringstown
  • Instonians​ v CIYMS
  • Muckamore​ v North Down

4 August

  • Carrickfergus v CSNI
  • CIYMS​ v Armagh
  • Instonians​ v Muckamore
  • North Down​ v Waringstown

11 August

  • CSNI​ v Armagh
  • Muckamore​ v CIYMS
  • North Down​ v Carrickfergus
  • Waringstown​ v Instonians

18 August

  • Armagh ​v North Down
  • CIYMS​ v CSNI
  • Instonians​ v Carrickfergus
  • Muckamore​ vWaringstown

25 August

  • Carrickfergus v Muckamore
  • Instonians​ v Armagh
  • North Down​ v CSNI
  • Waringstown​ v CIYMS