Covid-19 Update re. Practice Covid-19 Update re. Practice ( ) ZZZZ5:44 amZZZZ
The NCU have been asked by some clubs whether club or small group practice is permitted following the easing measures recently announced by the NI Executive. The answer is that they are not.
Covid-19 Update Covid-19 Update ( ) ZZZZ3:51 amZZZZ
We very much appreciate the effort of our players, members + supporters during the period of lockdown.
Advice from Sport NI Advice from Sport NI ( ) ZZZZ3:35 amZZZZ
It is vital we all continue to remind people that by staying at home and adopting social distancing
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Platt named in New Years Honours List Platt named in New Years Honours List ( ) ZZZZ7:50 amZZZZ
NCU General Manager Angela Platt has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Years Honours list.
Alfie Linehan included in BBC Sports Personality programme Alfie Linehan included in BBC Sports Personality programme ( ) ZZZZ5:44 amZZZZ
Downpatrick and Ireland cricket captain Alfie Linehan has been included in a prestigious roll of honour of international sports personalities who died during 2019.
Snyman scores 79 against England Snyman scores 79 against England ( ) ZZZZ7:01 amZZZZ
Carrickfergus batsman Jacques Snyman scored 79 for a South African Invitational XI against England in a two-day warm-up match.
CIYMS sign South African all-rounder CIYMS sign South African all-rounder ( ) ZZZZ7:13 amZZZZ
Champions CIYMS have recruited all-rounder Migael Pretorius as their overseas professional for the 2020 season.
Instonians finish on a high Instonians finish on a high ( ) ZZZZ10:17 amZZZZ
Instonians completed the Robinson Services Premier League season yesterday with a fourth victory in five unbeaten games, condemning Waringstown to a seventh defeat of the season.
Downpatrick win sees Bangor down Downpatrick win sees Bangor down ( ) ZZZZ12:34 amZZZZ
Downpatrick claimed their seat in the lifeboat with a comfortable last chance win at Donacloney Mill which sends Bangor into Section Two alongside neighbours Holywood.
Downpatrick bidding for survival Downpatrick bidding for survival ( ) ZZZZ1:34 pmZZZZ
The big game of the day takes place two miles down at the road at Donaghcloney where Downpatrick must win their final game to prevent the famous club dropping into the third tier.
The agony and the ectasy The agony and the ectasy ( ) ZZZZ2:50 amZZZZ
After Lisburn lost their final Robinson Services Premier League match of the season at CIYMS, they could only watch on as Muckamore and Instonians tried to secure their top-flight status for 2020 and relegate the Wallace Park outfit in the process.
Ballymena 2nd XI lift the Intermediate Cup Ballymena 2nd XI lift the Intermediate Cup ( ) ZZZZ10:28 amZZZZ
Ballymena seconds are this year's Intermediate Cup winners after defeating the holders Donacloney Mill seconds in the Final at Laurelvale.
Yorkshire win as rain prevents play on the final day. Yorkshire win as rain prevents play on the final day. ( ) ZZZZ1:45 pmZZZZ
Unfortunately the Northern Ireland weather had the last say in this year's Festival which was sponsored by Agile Communications as it washed out the 'Final' showdown between the two unbeaten sides Yorkshire and Cornwall.
Yorkshire and Cornwall set up final day decider Yorkshire and Cornwall set up final day decider ( ) ZZZZ3:55 pmZZZZ
Yorkshire and Cornwall will face each other in a winner take all clash at Woodvale following decisive wins against hosts NCU and Southern Kings.
Wins for Cornwall and Yorkshire Wins for Cornwall and Yorkshire ( ) ZZZZ2:50 pmZZZZ
The opening day saw Cornwall and Yorkshire Schools both win, against hosts NCU and Southern Kings respectively.
NCU Festival returns for a second year NCU Festival returns for a second year ( ) ZZZZ3:19 amZZZZ
The NCU will again host a four team Under 16 festival from 11th to 14th August
Jones praises CIYMS balance and depth Jones praises CIYMS balance and depth ( ) ZZZZ9:21 pmZZZZ
NIGEL Jones highlighted the balance of his squad after CIYMS claimed their second trophy of the season.
CIYMS claim cup with emphatic win CIYMS claim cup with emphatic win ( ) ZZZZ10:08 pmZZZZ
Mark Adair claimed the MOM award as CIYMS recovered from a poor start to beat Instonians by 98 runs and collect their third Gallagher Insurance cup win in five years.
Underdogs Instonians hoping to upset CIYMS Underdogs Instonians hoping to upset CIYMS ( ) ZZZZ3:11 amZZZZ
INSTONIANS captain Andrew White accepts the role of underdogs when they take on CIYMS in the Gallagher’s Challenge Cup final at The Green, but knows there is enough talent in his side to cause an upset.
Jones the hero as CIYMS lift T20 trophy Jones the hero as CIYMS lift T20 trophy ( ) ZZZZ3:30 pmZZZZ
CAPTAIN Nigel Jones was the hero as CIYMS won the first trophy of the season with a thrilling one-run victory over Lagan Valley Steels T20 Cup holders Waringstown at The Lawn.
CIYMS look to increase Waringstown woe CIYMS look to increase Waringstown woe ( ) ZZZZ1:26 amZZZZ
THE Test match may still be in full flow but the first trophy of the NCU season will be decided tonight when Waringstown host CIYMS in the Lagan Valley Steels T20 Cup final.
Waringstown aiming for magnificent 7th triumph Waringstown aiming for magnificent 7th triumph ( ) ZZZZ2:57 amZZZZ
Waringstown will be aiming for a magnificent seventh triumph in the Lagan Valley Steels T20 Cup final as they taken on arch rivals CIYMS in the decider at The Lawn tomorrow (FRI) at 5pm.
T20 final set for Friday T20 final set for Friday ( ) ZZZZ12:32 amZZZZ
THE Test match may dominate this week’s action but it has not stopped CIYMS captain Nigel Jones and his Waringstown counterpart Greg Thompson from agreeing to play the Lagan Valley Steels Cup T20 Final at The Lawn on Friday (5pm).
Ulster Schools squad named Ulster Schools squad named ( ) ZZZZ3:19 amZZZZ
The Ulster Schools squad for their tour of Scotland has been named.
Southern Schools hold advantage against Ulster Southern Schools hold advantage against Ulster ( ) ZZZZ6:44 amZZZZ
Ulster Schools were bowled out to the last ball of the first day of the annual two-day game with Southern Schools, for a first innings deficit of 59.
Academy battle to Schools' Cup glory Academy battle to Schools' Cup glory ( ) ZZZZ9:12 amZZZZ
Max Burton played through the pain of an injured shoulder to win the man of the match award and help Belfast Royal Academy to their third Ulster Bank Schools Cup triumph in five years in what was a closely fought encounter with city rivals Methody.