Northern News & Reports 2020
Rankin excited by Lisburn challenge Rankin excited by Lisburn challenge ( ) ZZZZ11:50 amZZZZ
Boyd Rankin has joined Lisburn for the 2020 season.
The death of Iain Warke The death of Iain Warke ( ) ZZZZ5:50 amZZZZ
The death of former Woodvale captain Iain Warke has been announced.
Half a loaf better than none Half a loaf better than none ( ) ZZZZ12:15 amZZZZ
The season is due to start on Saturday, April 25 but, as the country goes into lockdown, the Domestic Cricket Directorate have drawn up a schedule with a July 4 start date, giving them a 13-week season to conclude on the last weekend in September.
NCU looks at contingency options as coronavirus threatens cricket season NCU looks at contingency options as coronavirus threatens cricket season ( ) ZZZZ1:56 amZZZZ
The Northern Cricket Union says it is exploring contingency options that would involve starting the club season late because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Call me Isma-eel Call me Isma-eel ( ) ZZZZ5:45 pmZZZZ
Instonians have signed South African Isma-eel Gafieldien as their overseas professional for the 2020 season.
Cameron-Dow to coach NCU Women's Team Cameron-Dow to coach NCU Women's Team ( ) ZZZZ10:53 pmZZZZ
Irish international James Cameron-Dow has been appointed as the Head Coach of the NCU Women's XI.
NCU winners at Ireland Awards NCU winners at Ireland Awards ( ) ZZZZ11:01 pmZZZZ
There was a quartet of success for the NCU at the annual Cricket Ireland Awards in Dublin.
Nigel Jones joins Dublin University Nigel Jones joins Dublin University ( ) ZZZZ8:46 pmZZZZ
CIYMS skipper Nigel Jones has signed a three year deal with Dublin University as their Director of Cricket.
Instonians switch on the cards for Poskitt? Instonians switch on the cards for Poskitt? ( ) ZZZZ11:13 pmZZZZ
Marcus Poskitt could be on his way to the NCU to pay for Premiership side Instonians.
Waringstown swoop for Malan Waringstown swoop for Malan ( ) ZZZZ9:05 pmZZZZ
Waringstown have moved quickly to sign Andre Malan as their overseas professional for the 2020 season after it emerged last week that their original selection Shadley von Shalkwyk wouldn't be coming.
Snyman makes his mark Snyman makes his mark ( ) ZZZZ8:00 pmZZZZ
Carrickfergus professional Jacques Snyman has caught the eye as he scored runs on each occasion he was asked to against the England tourists.
North Down complete Daniel Rose signing North Down complete Daniel Rose signing ( ) ZZZZ11:51 pmZZZZ
North Down have completed the signing of New Zealander Daniel Rose for the forthcoming campaign.
Warke signs for Woodvale Warke signs for Woodvale ( ) ZZZZ10:32 pmZZZZ
Promising teenager Harry Warke is following in the family tradition by moving to Woodvale, leaving Carrickfergus.
Snyman gets a second bite at England Snyman gets a second bite at England ( ) ZZZZ7:27 amZZZZ
Carrick's Jacques Snyman has been named in the SA Invitation XI to face England in two warm-up matches prior to the ODI series.
Pienaar delight at Irish return Pienaar delight at Irish return ( ) ZZZZ1:38 amZZZZ
Muckamore confirm signing of South African wicket-keeper batsman Peet Pienaar for the 2020 season.
Rose Northern bound? Rose Northern bound? ( ) ZZZZ12:18 amZZZZ
There could be a new face on the NCU cricketing front with New Zealander Daniel Rose set to appear in the forthcoming campaign.
Ulster Plate draw completed Ulster Plate draw completed ( ) ZZZZ11:54 pmZZZZ
The draw has been made for the 2020 Ulster Plate competition, which has been dominated in recent years by NW sides.
Excellent NCU representation in youth squads Excellent NCU representation in youth squads ( ) ZZZZ8:03 pmZZZZ
29 players from the NCU region have been named in the various Irish youth squads.
Double boost for Lisburn Double boost for Lisburn ( ) ZZZZ6:37 amZZZZ
The Wallace Park club have signed Josh Manley from Instonians and Chris Burns from Bangor.
Woodvale make two signings Woodvale make two signings ( ) ZZZZ7:54 amZZZZ
Woodvale have confirmed the signings of Jack Burton from Carrickfergus and Kyle Walsh from Holywood.