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Northern Knights 2017
Knights end T20 on winning note
THE Knights ended the Twenty20 inter-pro series on a winning note to deny the Warriors any chance of lifting the trophy, but Lightning made no mistake in Cork to make it three titles in a row.
Knights make four changes
The Northern Knights have made four changes for their dead rubber against the Warriors at Belmont.
Warriors win hands Lightning cup
WILLIAM Porterfield’s debut for the Warriors and his unlucky dismissal were overshadowed by a last ball victory against the Knights which handed Lightning the Inter-provincial Cup for a fourth successive season.
Knights go top of table
NORTHERN Knights went to the top of the Inter-provincial Championship table but only after escaping with a draw after an exciting finish to their game against the North West Warriors at Comber.
Northern Knights take initiative after first day of 3-day interpro
THE North West Warriors lost five wickets for 20 runs in the last 10 overs in a rain interrupted day at Comber.
Knights name side for 3-day fixture versus North West Warriors
James Shannon is fit again and will the Knights against the Warriors at Comber in the Interprovincial Championship match which starts on Tuesday 1st August.
Knights name squad for Munster clash
The NCU has announced the Northern Knights squad for the IP20 fixture against Munster Reds, at Carrickfergus.
Chase burst ends Knights' hopes
Peter Chase took four wickets to deny Northern Knights what looked certain victory in their IPT20 clash with Leinster Lightning.
Berry to skipper Emerging Knights against MCC
The Emerging Knights have named their squad to play the MCC.
Knights name T20 squad for Lightning clash
The Northern Knights squad for the IP20 fixture against Leinster Lightning, at Shaws Bridge on Friday has been announced.
Knights beaten by Warriors
NORTH WEST Warriors won their first match of the season, against Northern Knights in a low-scoring game at Strabane by three wickets.
Knights make two changes for Warriors trip
THE Northern Knights have made two changes to their squad.
Squad announced for T20 at Strabane
Morgan Topping makes his first IP20 squad appearance of the series for the Northern Knights.
Lightning power to win
LEINSTER LIGHTNING powered to a second successive win in the Twenty20 Trophy as the Northern Knights, competitive for 90 per cent of the game, were beaten with almost three overs to spare.
Shannon determined to continue red-hot form
James Shannon scored his first century for the Northern Knights to save their Championship game against holders Lightning, but he rated his 71 against the Warriors last week as the better innings.
Knights T20 squad for Lightning clash
Jacob Mulder returns after injury to the squad - match starts at 5 pm in Friday 9 June at Anglesea Road.
Shannon hundred alerts international selectors
It has been four years since James Shannon last played a first-class game for Ireland but he is doing his chances of a recall to the international team no harm.
Knights battle hard
THE Northern Knights bowlers fought back to keep the inter-provincial championship game against Leinster Lightning at Stormont in the balance going into the final day.
McCollum shining star for Knights
JAMES McCollum scored his maiden first-class hundred but Leinster Lightning enjoyed the better of the first day of their Inter-provincial Championship game against the Northern Knights at Stormont.
Knights don't have sorrows to seek
Injuries and rain add to the Knights misfortunes.
Getkate takes five wickets but Joyce hundred dominates
Ed Joyce scores 116, while Shane Getkate takes five wickets but rain the winner.
Northern Knights squads for first home fixtures
John Matchett is included for the first time in the Northern Knights squad.
Scanlon's turn to hog the limelight
It was David Scanlon’s turn to hog the limelight as the North West Warriors put themselves in pole position to win the first domestic first-class fixture in Ireland.
Young puts Warriors on top against Knights
CRAIG YOUNG'S five-wicket haul ensured the North-West Warriors will take a slight advantage into Day Two of Championship match with the Northern Knights at Eglinton.
Dennison player to watch ahead of first-class bow
ADAM Dennison could be the batsman to watch this week as the Hanley Energy inter-provincials take a major step forward.
Shannon and Knights relishing historic challenge
Wash-out at Strabane doesn't dampen the spirits of Knights skipper James Shannon.
Matchett stars but young Knights beaten by Bolts
Rory Anders brilliant unbeaten 64 led Lightning Bolts to a hard-fought four-wicket win against their NCU counterparts - the Emerging Knights - at OakHill to level the unofficial series at one apiece.
Johnston dangles Irish selection carrot
Northern Knights coach Simon Johnston has dangled the carrot of Ireland selection in front of his players .
Knights edge out Munster
Knights overcome collapse to beat Munster Reds in rain affected contest.
Emerging Knights squad for Bolts clash selected
The Northern Knights selectors have announced an Emerging Knights squad to play against Leinster Lightning Bolts at Oakhill.
Mulder given green light for return
Jacob Mulder will make his seasonal debut in Cork on Friday for the Northern Knights in their opening Twenty20 game against the Munster Reds.
Interprovincial squads named
The Knights squads for the first three matches of the Interprovincial series have been announced.
Young Knights see off Ireland U19
Knights continue winning ways with a three wicket victory over an Ireland Under 19 side
Final profiles of Senior Knights players
Our final group of the 2017 Knights squad: Alex Haggan , Craig Lewis and James Mitchell.
Adam Berry captains Emerging Knights against Ireland U19s
The Emerging Knights will be keen to follow up their win over Lightning Bolts.
Emerging Knights undo Bolts
The Emerging Knights recorded a two wicket victory over their Leinster counterparts at Saintfield chasing down the Leinster total of 214 in the 44th over.
Emerging Knights named for Leinster clash
The Northern Knights side to face the 'Lightning Bolts' on Saturday 6th May has been named.
Profile of Knights' player Mark Berry
Lisburn pro Yasas Tillakaratne was a great influence on my cricket.
Dynamic duo prove Knights have tons of quality
Centuries by Adam Dennison and Chris Dougherty in an undefeated opening partnership of 244 gave the Northern Knights a morale-boosting victory ahead of their inter-provincial campaign.
Profile of Knights' player Jamie Magowan
Nothing beats playing at Moylena on a sunny day.
Double D works wonders for Knights
ADAM DENNISON and Chris Dougherty shared a record opening stand to lead the Northern Knights to an emphatic ten-wicket win over Scottish inter-provincial side Western Warriors at Shaw's Bridge.
Dougherty leads Knights to emphatic win
CHRIS DOUGHERTY'S brilliant unbeaten 62 was instrumental in leading the Northern Knights to an emphatic seven wickets win against the Western Warriors at Shaw's Bridge.
Knights’ selectors show their hand.
The Knights and Emerging Knights elevens have been named for next week’s series of matches against the Scottish Western Warriors
Busy summer ahead for Knights
The inaugural First-class Inter-Provincial (IP) Championship will present the Northern Knights with their busiest schedule to date. The competition has expanded this year with the entry of Munster Reds to the Irish Inter-Provincial Series.
Knights put cards on the table
The NCU selectors have named the Northern Knights squads for this season's three Interprovincial competitions and indicated that there will in addition be matches for an Emerging Knights side.
Profiles of Nikolai Smith and James McCollum
Another two players of the Northern Knights Senior squad featured.
Northern Knights to play the Western Warriors of Scotland
The Northern Knights will complete their preparations for the forthcoming 2017 Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Series with challenge games against the Western Warriors from Scotland at Shaw's Bridge.
Profiles of Adam Dennison and Stephen Bunting
Feature on another two players from the Northern Knights senior squad.
Fixtures for Emerging Knights taking shape
The NCU are making plans to bridge the gap between Club and Province with a programme of fixtures for an 'Emerging Knights' XI.
Profiles of Jacob Mulder and Nathan Smith
Two more players from the Senior Northern Knights squad featured.
Knights' Interpro fixtures released
Fixtures schedule for the Interprovincial Championship, Cup and Trophy have been released. A decision whether to add Munster to the Trophy competition will be taken by Cricket Ireland in April.
Profiles of Chris Dougherty and Lee Nelson
Latest two players from the 2017 Knight squad featured.
Profiles of Phil Eaglestone and Graeme McCarter
Two more Ireland Internationals featured from the 2017 Knights senior squad.
Profiles of Greg Thompson and James Shannon
Two Ireland Internationals are first to be featured from the 2017 Knights senior squad.
Interview with New Northern Knights Coach Simon Johnston
Leading the Northern Knights into the new first class era in 2017 is 37-year-old Simon Johnston who was Cricket Ireland Coach of the Year in 2014 and 2015.