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James Cameron-Dow has accepted a role with Waringstown.
James Cameron-Dow has accepted a role with Waringstown. ©CricketEurope
Mulder and Cameron-Dow leave CIYMS ZZZZ1:25 amZZZZ
Jacob Mulder is moving back to North Down, while James Cameron-Dow is joining Waringstown.
Instonians smelling of Roses ZZZZ1:46 amZZZZ
Instonians have confirmed the return of Daniel Rose for the 2023 campaign.
Instonians sign South African professional ZZZZ3:40 amZZZZ
Instonians have signed South African Shane Dadswell as their overseas professional for the 2023 season.
Snyman departure leaves big void at Carrick ZZZZ7:20 amZZZZ
There will be a huge sigh of relief amongst the NCU bowling fraternity with the recent news that Jacques Snyman is leaving Carrickfergus for pastures new.
Trio inducted into NCU Hall of Fame ZZZZ11:42 amZZZZ
Ivan Anderson, Simon Corlett and, posthumously, Dermott Monteith, who between them accumulated 235 caps for Ireland during their long careers with Waringstown, North of Ireland and Lisburn respectively, were the first recipients of what will be an annual event at the NCU Dinner.
Wilson excited by Cliftonville Academy switch ZZZZ5:52 amZZZZ
Cliftonville Academy have confirmed the appointment of Jared Wilson as their Director of Cricket.
McCollum and Getkate playing in Zimbabwe ZZZZ3:32 amZZZZ
Irish internationals James McCollum and Shane Getkate are both currently playing in Zimbabwe.
NCU All-Stars Team of the Season ZZZZ3:26 amZZZZ
Six of the seven top run scorers are included in the first NCU All Stars Team of the Season.
NCU Review 10: Woodvale ZZZZ12:17 amZZZZ
We conclude our review of the NCU Premier clubs with a look at Woodvale, who endured a tough campaign, but at least are guaranteed another season in the top flight.
NCU Review 9: Waringstown ZZZZ10:53 amZZZZ
After the successful 2021 season, it was something of a unmitigated disaster for Waringstown in their 2022 campaign, with very few highs.
New coaching role at Carrick for Haggan ZZZZ1:22 amZZZZ
Carrickfergus CC has announced Alex Haggan as its new Director of Youth and Junior Coaching.
NCU Review 8: North Down ZZZZ7:31 amZZZZ
It was an underwhelming campaign for North Down who discovered it's one thing having star names on the books, but another to get them actually onto the park.
NCU Review 7: Instonians ZZZZ1:50 amZZZZ
It was a pretty underwhelming season at senior level for Instonians, but they continue to make great strides at youth level, where their Under 13s reached the aborted all-Ireland decider.
NCU Review 6: Cregagh ZZZZ6:24 amZZZZ
It was a tough season for Cregagh, and the stats tell the sorry tale of woe as the club failed to win a match in the league, finding themselves back in Section One next year.
NCU Review 5: Cliftonville Academy ZZZZ4:48 amZZZZ
It was a season of struggle for Cliftonville Academy, but they managed to stay in the Premiership, by virtue of finishing above Cregagh.
NCU Review 4: Carrickfergus ZZZZ2:56 amZZZZ
It was a disappointing season for Carrickfergus who failed to scale the heights of previous seasons, finishing sixth in the league, and not making much of an impression in the cups.
Koen set to join CIYMS? ZZZZ1:55 amZZZZ
CIYMS are set to sign Ardmore all-rounder Tyron Koen for the 2023 campaign.
NCU Review 3: CSNI ZZZZ1:09 amZZZZ
It was a season which promised much at senior level, but ultimately ended without any major success for the Stormont club.
Life begins at 40 for Jones ZZZZ11:17 amZZZZ
When cricketers reach the age of 40, they are usually thinking of retirement, not joining another club. But Nigel Jones has proven the exception to the rule.
Lisburn confirm signing of Nigel Jones ZZZZ4:28 amZZZZ
Lisburn have confirmed the signing of former Irish international Nigel Jones for the 2023 season.
NCU Review 2: Lisburn ZZZZ2:17 amZZZZ
It was a great year for Lisburn as they won the Premier League and reached the final of the Irish Senior Cup.
NCU Review 1: CIYMS ZZZZ2:59 amZZZZ
We start our review of the NCU clubs with a look at the undisputed cup kings CIYMS, who won four trophies in 2022, including an all-Ireland double with the T20 and holy grail of Irish Senior Cup.
Van Der Walt to skipper Carrick ZZZZ1:39 amZZZZ
Carrickfergus have announced CJ van der Walt as their 1st XI captain for the 2023 season.
Leading NCU performers in 2022 ZZZZ5:49 amZZZZ
Top performances in Premier League, Challenge Cup and T20 Cup
Alleyne stars as Saintfield give themselves relegation lifeline ZZZZ1:29 amZZZZ
Kadeem Alleyne's all-round efforts ensured Saintfield beat Bangor by seven wickets in the relegation battle to all but ensure the Upritchard Park side will be playing in Section Two next year.
CIYMS break their duck in style ZZZZ5:49 amZZZZ
CIYMS proved themselves the team for the big occasion when they won the Irish Cup for the first time in a one-sided final against Lisburn at Bready.
Instonians win Lindsay Cup ZZZZ4:25 amZZZZ
Instonians clinched the Minor Lindsay Cup with a dramatic four-run win over Lisburn at Drumaness.
Derriaghy back in the big time ZZZZ1:57 amZZZZ
DERRIAGHY are back in the Premier League after an absence of seven years, the Queensway club clinching the Section One title in emphatic style.
End of term feel to NCU Premier games ZZZZ11:48 pmZZZZ
Dead rubber wins for North Down, Waringstown, Woodvale and Instonians.
Derriaghy win NCU Section One ZZZZ11:45 pmZZZZ
Derriaghy are back in the top flight after a totally dominant display saw them beat Donacloney Mill by 214 runs, securing the Section One trophy in the process.
Cliftonville Academy win Intermediate Cup ZZZZ12:58 amZZZZ
Cliftonville Academy beat Derriaghy to win the Intermediate Cup in a low-scoring encounter.
NCU Premiership round-up ZZZZ3:55 amZZZZ
CSNI spoiled Lisburn's celebration party, but in truth it mattered little as the title had already been secured last week.
Derriaghy take step nearer to promised land ZZZZ1:14 amZZZZ
Derriaghy won the crucial promotion battle against Templepatrick and look destined to return to the top flight.
CIYMS beat Carrick ZZZZ5:26 amZZZZ
CIYMS completed the demolition of Carrickfergus in double quick time chasing down the 86 required inside 12 overs.
Fourth cup final for CIYMS ZZZZ9:20 amZZZZ
CIYMS have reached their fourth cup final of the year, after hammering Newbuildings in yesterday’s All-Ireland T20 Semi-final at Belmont.
Atkinson basks in title glory for Lisburn ZZZZ1:53 amZZZZ
Lisburn, the team who would not even have been in the Northern Cricket Union’s top league if there had been relegation last year, are the 2022 Premier League Champions.
Lisburn crowned Premier champions ZZZZ5:40 amZZZZ
Lisburn were crowned Premier champions for the first time since 1996 after a professional 123-run demolition of North Down at Comber.
Go West young man ZZZZ5:31 amZZZZ
James West produced a Man-of-the-Match display, while his father Regan top-scored as CSNI beat Lisburn to win the Junior Cup.
Lisburn going for glory ZZZZ6:37 amZZZZ
It could be a very special weekend for Lisburn with the 1st XI within sight of their first Premier League title and the 2nd XI playing in the final of the Junior Cup, eyeing a first win in that competition since 2016.
Jones' 'Very Special Side' doesn't disappoint. ZZZZ8:51 amZZZZ
Ahead of the Challenge Cup Final, CIYMS captain Nigel Jones said he was leading a “very special side” — and his players backed up his words with the most emphatic victory in the NCU showpiece since it became a one-innings game more than 15 years ago.
Full circle for Van Der Merwe ZZZZ11:25 amZZZZ
Jason van der Merwe’s playing career will turn full circle on Friday when he turns out for CIYMS in the Challenge Cup final against Civil Service North.
Waringstown and Bready to meet in Ulster Plate final ZZZZ1:25 amZZZZ
Bready and Waringstown will meet in the final of the Ulster Plate after wins against CIYMS and Donemana.
No change in NCU title race ZZZZ10:50 amZZZZ
It's no change at the top of the NCU Premier League as leaders Lisburn and only remaining challengers CIYMS both won on Saturday – in emphatic fashion.
Lisburn stay eight clear of CIYMS ZZZZ4:16 amZZZZ
Lisburn stay eight points clear after beating Waringstown, while Nigel Jones inspires CIYMS to victory against North Down.
Huge weekend for Lisburn ZZZZ3:27 pmZZZZ
It's one big game after another for Lisburn this season but tomorrow’s clash with Clontarf at Wallace Park in the Semi-Final of the Irish Senior Cup promises to be the biggest of the lot.
Instonians win Quoile Cup ZZZZ3:15 amZZZZ
Instonians won the Quoile Cup with a superb 43-run win against Lisburn at Wallace Park.
CSNI win Women's Cup again ZZZZ6:17 amZZZZ
Rachael Thomas lifted the Women’s Challenge Cup for a second successive year as Civil Service North’s remarkable record in the competition continued at Stormont.
Derriaghy join Templepatrick at top ZZZZ12:11 amZZZZ
Derriaghy took advantage of Templepatrck's loss to join them at the top of Section One.
Lisburn continue to set the pace ZZZZ12:03 amZZZZ
Lisburn, CIYMS, CSNI and Cliftonville Academy all won in the Premiership, while Woodvale's game at Instonians was abandoned.
CSNI beat Waringstown to retain Women's Cup ZZZZ11:02 amZZZZ
CSNI retained the Women’s Challenge Cup with a 28-run win against familiar foes Waringstown at Stormont.
Lisburn and CIYMS pull clear of chasing pack ZZZZ3:00 pmZZZZ
Lisburn retained their eight-point lead at the top of the Premier League, but their nearest challenger has been reduced to one.
CSNI and Waringstown meet in Women's final ZZZZ4:36 amZZZZ
The top two in the Women’s Premiership contest the Women’s Challenge Cup final tomorrow (11.00am) at Stormont with hosts Civil Service North facing Waringstown.
NCU league split as season enters crucial phase ZZZZ3:21 amZZZZ
The NCU’s Premier League has split in two for the first time this season and the second half gets under way tomorrow with three games in the fight for the title and the other two for placings in the bottom four.
Magic Matchett ZZZZ9:52 amZZZZ
John Matchett completed a sensational personal weekend by steering CIYMS into the Irish Cup semi-finals.
CIYMS win T20 Cup ZZZZ4:03 amZZZZ
A powerful batting display by CIYMS saw them beat CSNI by 16 runs to clinch the T20 Cup and go forward to represent the NCU in the All-Ireland T20 semi-finals next month.
Five-star Matchett takes CIYMS to T20 final ZZZZ6:32 amZZZZ
John Matchett was the unlikely bowling hero for CIYMS as his five wicket haul ensured the Belmont side beat Waringstown by 19 runs in the T20 semi-final at Wallace Park.
Thompson leads CSNI into T20 final ZZZZ6:16 amZZZZ
Stuart Thompson led CSNI into the T20 final as his brilliant half century ensured the Stormont side beat defending champions Carrickfergus by six wickets at The Lawn.
Holders Carrick keen to retain T20 Trophy ZZZZ12:50 amZZZZ
Michael Gilmour has mixed memories of last year’s T20 Cup final. The Carrickfergus captain batted in the game to help his side to victory over Civil Service North but he was not there to lift the trophy after breaking his collarbone in the field.
It's to be an East Belfast Final at Comber ZZZZ3:41 amZZZZ
CIYMS will continue their love affair with the Challenge Cup final once again this year after inflicting only Lisburn’s second defeat of the season at Wallace Park.
CSNI and Lisburn to meet in Junior Cup final ZZZZ1:02 amZZZZ
CSNI and Lisburn Seconds will meet in the Junior Cup final after beating Cooke Collegians and Ards & Donaghadee in the semi-finals.
Templepatrick top Section One ZZZZ11:49 pmZZZZ
Templepatrick are top of Section One after they beat Ballymena by four wickets in a low-scoring encounter.
Clinical CIYMS oust Lisburn ZZZZ3:08 pmZZZZ
Holders CIYMS produced a clinical all-round display to easily brush aside the challenge of Lisburn with a six wicket win at Wallace Park.
CSNI end Derriaghy dream ZZZZ3:07 pmZZZZ
CSNI ended Derriaghy’s dream of a first Challenge Cup final with a 70-runs win at Queensway.
Destiny awaits for Simpson ZZZZ3:51 amZZZZ
After 22 years of loyal service for Lisburn, David Simpson is one match away from a Challenge Cup Final.
Home comforts for Lisburn ZZZZ5:09 amZZZZ
Lisburn, the Premier League leaders, will play three of their final five games at Wallace Park.
Derriaghy beat Saintfield in T20 Trophy decider ZZZZ1:42 pmZZZZ
Derriaghy claimed the T20 Trophy with a resounding six wickets win against Saintfield in front of a large, partisan home support at Queensway.
Ulster Plate semi-finalists decided ZZZZ3:43 amZZZZ
There will be two sides from each region going into the hat for today’s Ulster Plate semi-final draw with Waringstown and CIYMS representing the NCU, while Donemana and Bready fly the flag for the North West.
North Down ensure top six finish ZZZZ5:19 amZZZZ
NORTH Down avoided the embarrassment of finishing in the bottom four with a comfortable 96 runs victory over Woodvale at The Green with skipper Alistair Shields leading from the front.
Lisburn stay top as Premiership splits ZZZZ10:54 pmZZZZ
Lisburn move eight points clear after they beat Instonians, while there are also wins for Carrickfergus, Waringstown, North Down and CSNI.
T20 Cup semi-finals confirmed ZZZZ9:13 pmZZZZ
Waringstown will face CIYMS, while Carrickfergus will take on CSNI in a repeat of last year's final in the semi-finals of the T20 Cup.
CSNI win Graham Cup ZZZZ2:54 pmZZZZ
CSNI clinched the Graham Cup with a 16-run win over CIYMS at Stormont.
T20 wash-out confirms CIYMS progress ZZZZ12:31 amZZZZ
Last night’s T20 Cup game at Belmont was rained off but the no result confirmed CIYMS’ place in finals day from Group A along with Carrickfergus, who will top the group if they beat Woodvale tonight.
CIYMS in title hunt ZZZZ11:35 amZZZZ
CIYMS confirmed their place in the fight for the Premier League with victory over Woodvale, on a day when Civil Service North all but sealed their place in the top group in the second half of the season.
Challenge Cup semi-final draw ZZZZ9:42 amZZZZ
The draw has been made for the semi-finals of the NCU Challenge Senior Cup.
NCU Premiership round-up ZZZZ1:52 amZZZZ
Lisburn stay top, with wins also for CIYMS, Carrickfergus, CSNI and Instonians.
NCU Section One round-up ZZZZ1:50 amZZZZ
Wins in Section One for Templepatrick, Bangor, Derriaghy, Saintfield, and Armagh.
Saintfield reach the T20 Trophy decider ZZZZ10:31 amZZZZ
Saintfield progressed to the T20 trophy final, defeating Muckamore by 9 runs at Moylena.
Instonians win U13 Banogue Cup ZZZZ3:34 amZZZZ
Instonians Under 13s clinched the Banogue Cup with a thrilling seven runs win against Holywood in front of their home supporters at Shaw's Bridge.
Adair in the runs again as CIYMS beat Cregagh ZZZZ2:30 amZZZZ
It was the Ross Adair show once again as the CIYMS opener made his second century of the week, hitting 13 sixes and 11 fours in a brilliant 134 from only 53 balls as the Belmont side piled on the agony at Cregagh.
MCC beat NCU U19s in high scoring encounter ZZZZ11:42 amZZZZ
638 runs were scored as the MCC beat the NCU Under 19s by 76 runs in a high scoring match at Stormont.
Saintfield edge out Muckamore in T20 Trophy ZZZZ2:00 pmZZZZ
Saintfield will play Derriaghy in the T20 Trophy final after they edged out Muckamore by nine runs in a thrilling semi-final at Moylena.
Waringstown join CSNI in semi-finals ZZZZ1:33 pmZZZZ
Waringstown joined CSNI in the semi-finals of the T20 Cup with a convincing 91-run win over a shell-shocked Instonians at Shaw's Bridge.
Ulster Schools side to play Southern counterparts selected ZZZZ12:18 amZZZZ
The Ulster Schools team to play Southern Schools at Osborne Park next week has been selected.
NCU U19s tie with MCC ZZZZ11:39 amZZZZ
A century from Matthew Cherry helped the NCU Under 19s secure a dramatic tie with MCC in the first of their two matches at Stormont.
Derriaghy reach T20 Trophy final ZZZZ12:53 amZZZZ
Derriaghy will play either Muckamore or Saintfield in the NCU T20 Trophy final after a 49-run win over Templepatrick at The Cloughan.
MCC too strong for Ulster Schools ZZZZ1:51 pmZZZZ
Troy Johnson's quickfire 76 and five wickets for Gareth Williams led MCC to a comfortable 116-run win over Ulster Schools at Campbell College.
CIYMS yet again the team to beat ZZZZ12:57 amZZZZ
Holders CIYMS are into their eighth successive Challenge Cup semi-final after a remarkable innings by Ross Adair, the sixth highest in the history of the competition.
Adair boundary blitz takes CIYMS into semi-finals ZZZZ11:02 pmZZZZ
Ross Adair’s boundary blitz propelled holders CIYMS into the semi-finals of the NCU Challenge Cup with a thumping 142-run win against Instonians at Belmont.
Armagh, Muckamore, Saintfield and Donacloney Mill win ZZZZ10:58 pmZZZZ
There were wins in Section One of the NCU for Armagh, Muckamore, Saintfield and Donacloney Mill.
Campbell clinch Schools' Cup ZZZZ10:45 pmZZZZ
Campbell College clinched a historic first Ulster Schools' Cup title after a thrilling two-wicket win over favourites RBAI in front of their own supporters.
Campbell hold nerve to beat Inst in thriller ZZZZ5:09 amZZZZ
Campbell College won the Schools’ Cup for the first time in their history with a thrilling two-wicket victory over holders RBAI yesterday.
MCC squad to play in NCU ZZZZ4:47 amZZZZ
The MCC have named their squad which will play against Ulster Schools at Campbell College and the Emerging Knights at Stormont next week.
NCU select U13 squad ZZZZ4:34 amZZZZ
The NCU have selected their U13 squad for the summer's interprovincial fixtures.
Ulster Schools side to play MCC named ZZZZ11:43 amZZZZ
The Ulster Schools side to face the MCC at Campbell College next week has been selected.
NCU U15 squad selected ZZZZ3:10 amZZZZ
The NCU have selected a squad of 13 boys for the Under 15 Interprovincial Series which is taking place in Belfast at the start of next month.
NCU Under 17 interpro squad ZZZZ1:59 amZZZZ
The NCU have selected a squad of 13 for the Irish youth U17 interprovincial series which gets under way next month.
Lyons stars as Waringstown beat CSNI in Women's Challenge Cup ZZZZ11:25 pmZZZZ
A Player of the Match display from Charlotte Lyons led Waringstown to a seven wickets win over CSNI in the NCU Women’s Challenge Cup at The Lawn.
Woodvale ejected from Ulster Plate ZZZZ11:27 amZZZZ
Woodvale II's have been thrown out of the Ulster Plate after they were found to have played an ineligible starred player in their win at Glendermott in Sunday's first round.
Lisburn charge on ZZZZ9:22 amZZZZ
Lisburn charge on at the top of the Premier League and are the first team to guarantee their place in the top six when the split comes in two rounds time.
Ballymena, Bangor, Muckamore and Tempepatrick win in Section One ZZZZ4:37 pmZZZZ
Centuries from Liam Peters and James Kennedy powered Ballymena to an emphatic 170-runs win over Donaghcloney Mill at Eaton Park.
Lisburn stay ahead of the chasing pack ZZZZ9:18 pmZZZZ
Lisburn stayed top of the Premier League as they beat both Woodvale and the elements at a blustery Wallace Park.
Carrick overpower North Down in T20 Cup ZZZZ2:38 pmZZZZ
Half centuries from Michael Gilmour and Jacques Snyman powered holders Carrickfergus to a 69-run win over North Down at Middle Road.
Atkinson enjoying life at the top ZZZZ2:06 pmZZZZ
Callum Atkinson is enjoying a superb start to his reign as captain, the Wallace Park side have the outright lead in the Premier League and one more win will book their place in the top six for the second half of the season.
NCU Challenge Cup draw made ZZZZ3:44 amZZZZ
If Instonians are to continue their impressive record in the Challenge Cup over the last number of years, they will have to do the hard way.
Tight at the top after Waringstown win ZZZZ5:40 amZZZZ
Waringstown showed the class of champions as they defeated rivals North Down to move within four points of surprise leaders Lisburn at the top of the Premier League.
Waringstown beat North Down in thriller ZZZZ2:01 pmZZZZ
It's shaping up to be one of the most competitive Premier League title races in years, after defending champions Waringstown edged out North Down by ten runs at Comber.
North Down wait goes on ZZZZ1:44 pmZZZZ
Last year’s beaten finalists, who last won the trophy in 2010, fell at the first hurdle beaten by a fired-up Instonians side with Shane Getkate winning the man of the match award in his side’s 50 runs victory.
Chore keen to lead North Down to title ZZZZ1:49 pmZZZZ
Ani Chore has already achieved one ambition after his arrival in Northern Ireland. Now he is chasing another – to help North Down to the Premier League title.
Magnificent seven for Kane ZZZZ5:13 amZZZZ
DAVID Kane produced an astonishing bowling performance for Templepatrick in their T20 Trophy victory over Armagh last night.
Lisburn take outright lead ZZZZ2:47 amZZZZ
Lisburn are the outright leaders of the Premier League after winning their fifth game of the season and taking advantage of North Down not being in action and an understrength CIYMS side.
Lisburn go top of Premier League ZZZZ1:49 pmZZZZ
Lisburn make it five wins out of six, while there also victories for Woodvale, CSNI and Carrickfergus.
Wins for Waringstown and Carrickfergus ZZZZ11:14 pmZZZZ
There were wins in the T20 Cup on Friday night for Waringstown and Carrickfergus who beat Lisburn and Cregagh.
West takes hat-trick as CSNI beat Cliftonville Academy ZZZZ2:23 pmZZZZ
James West had a memorable senior debut, as the 14 year-old took a hat-trick as CSNI beat Cliftonville Academy. In the other game CIYMS edged out Woodvale by six runs at Belmont.
Lisburn go joint top after narrow win over Carrickfergus ZZZZ12:03 amZZZZ
Lisburn have made it a three-way tie at the top of the Premier League after a thrilling four runs victory over Carrickfergus.
Dixon Rose tribute ZZZZ1:15 pmZZZZ
Cricket and hockey could contest which Dixon Rose served most during a lifetime devoted to the two sports but he will be missed in both after his death at the age of 88.
Chore in the runs as North Down beat Cregagh ZZZZ12:11 amZZZZ
Ani Chore scored a half century as North Down beat Cregagh by 53 runs in the T20 Cup, but the scheduled match between defending champions Carrickfergus and CIYMS was washed out.
Death of Dixon Rose MBE ZZZZ12:47 amZZZZ
There was sadness in the local cricket community with the news of the death of Dixon Rose MBE.
Wins in T20 Cups for Inst and CSNI ZZZZ12:29 amZZZZ
There were contrasting victories for Instonians and CSNI over Cliftonville Academy and Lisburn in the T20 Cup on Thursday night.
Armagh break records and Muckamore hearts ZZZZ12:15 amZZZZ
Armagh chased a club record target of 263 to beat Muckamore in a thrilling NCU Section One contest at The Mall.
Derriaghy stay top despite Ballymena defeat ZZZZ4:43 amZZZZ
Derriaghy remain top of NCU Section One despite a narrow two wicket loss against Ballymena. Wins too for Dundrum, Lurgan, Templepatrick and Muckamore.
Lisburn down to earth with a bump ZZZZ1:40 amZZZZ
Lisburn's unbeaten run in the Premier League came to a shattering halt at The Lawn as defending champions Waringstown romped to an emphatic 141-run victory.
Adair at the double as CIYMS join North Down at top ZZZZ2:33 pmZZZZ
Mark and Ross Adair both scored centuries as CIYMS thumped Instonians. There were also wins for Waringstown, Woodvale, CSNI and North Down.
Fazal factor keeps Lisburn in the mix ZZZZ5:27 amZZZZ
It’s a three-way tie at the top of the Premier League with North Down and CIYMS predictably in the mix — but completing the trio is the only team with a 100 per cent record, surprise package Lisburn.
NCU title race shaping up to be closest ever ZZZZ3:26 amZZZZ
CIYMS made it a three-way tie at the top of the Premier League and ended North Down’s winning start with a six wickets victory at The Green.
Carrick beat Waringstown in last ball thriller ZZZZ11:36 amZZZZ
Jeremy Lawlor and Jacques Snyman both scored half centuries as Carrickfergus chased 143 to beat defending champions Warngstown in their rearranged match at The Lawn.
Joy of six for Dundrum's Swanepol ZZZZ11:07 amZZZZ
Stian Swanepol took six wickets as Dundrum beat Lurgan, while there were also first round Challenge Cup wins for Ballymena, Bangor and Muckamore.
Adair fires CIYMS to victory ZZZZ2:46 pmZZZZ
Ross Adair smashed 7 sixes to help CIYMS beat table toppers North Down. Wins too for Waringstown, Woodvale and Instonians.
Lisburn join North Down at top of Premiership ZZZZ12:02 amZZZZ
A half century from Faiz Fazal propelled Lisburn to an emphatic ten wicket (DLS) win over Cliftonville Academy, as they joined North Down at the top of the Premier League.
Cregagh home debut ends in defeat ZZZZ6:20 amZZZZ
It was supposed to be a super Saturday start for Cregagh’s first ever home match in the Premier League but rain dashed their hopes of marking the big day in style.
Three out of three for North Down ZZZZ5:21 amZZZZ
North Down go clear at the top of the table with a four-wicket win over CSNI, while CIYMS beat Cregagh in low scoring contest.
Inst come up smelling of Roses ZZZZ12:08 amZZZZ
A fine all-round display by Ben Rose saw Instonians win a last-ball thriller against Woodvale in their rearranged T20 Premier League match at Ballygomartin Road.
Beyond the Premier World (2) ZZZZ2:49 amZZZZ
News from NCU Section One where there were wins for Armagh, Ballymena, Dundrum, Derriaghy and Templepatrick.
Stirling ton takes North Down top ZZZZ6:19 amZZZZ
Paul Stirling scored his second century in two innings for North Down yesterday as the Comber side laid down their credentials for the new Premier League season.
Adey stars as Woodvale beat Carrickfergus ZZZZ2:36 pmZZZZ
Aditya Adey starred as Woodvale beat Carrickfergus by 22 runs in a high scoring contest at Middle Road.
Stirling powers North Down to top of Premier table ZZZZ1:55 pmZZZZ
Paul Stirling scored his second century of the season to take North Down to the top of the table after an eight-wicket win away at Instonians.
CIYMS bounce back with impressive win over Waringstown ZZZZ1:27 pmZZZZ
CIYMS bounced back from their opening day defeat with an impressive five wickets win against defending champions Waringstown at Belmont.
Porterfield makes surprise appearance for CSNI ZZZZ1:04 pmZZZZ
Former Ireland captain William Porterfield was a surprise inclusion in the CSNI ranks for their home clash with Lisburn, but he couldn't prevent the Wallace Park side clinching a six-wicket win.
Busy weekend in store with NCU double headers ZZZZ5:30 amZZZZ
NCU players have two matches over the weekend, with CIYMS, including new Knights captain Mark Adair, against Waringstown the stand-out game on Holiday Monday.
Robertson blow for Instonians ZZZZ7:08 amZZZZ
Instonians will be without Cian Robertson for the immediate future after he dislocated his shoulder when playing for Northern Knights in Monday’s inter-provincial friendly against North West Warriors.
Weekend News Roundup ZZZZ2:30 pmZZZZ
Saturday's summary and news of the NW Warriors squad for warm-up versus the Northern Knights.
Beyond the Premier World ZZZZ5:02 amZZZZ
Wins in NCU Section One for Muckamore, Derriaghy, Dundrum and Donacloney Mill.
Stirling soars as North Down beat Cliftonville Academy ZZZZ11:04 pmZZZZ
Paul Stirling scored an unbeaten century as North Down beat Cliftonville Academy, while Faiz Fazal and Luke Georgeson also made hundreds in wins for Lisburn and CSNI. Jamie Gibson took six wickets on debut for Waringstown as they beat Woodvale.
Tough baptism for Cregagh ZZZZ7:02 amZZZZ
Cregagh were given an early indication of what they can expect from Premier League life after they were beaten by seven wickets against Carrickfergus at Middle Road.
Cliftonville Academy sign short-term professional deal ZZZZ3:25 amZZZZ
Cliftonville Academy have signed Senuran Muthusamy as their overseas professional on a short-term deal as cover for Dominic Hendricks whose arrival has been delayed.
NCU Preview 14: Dundrum ZZZZ1:31 amZZZZ
James Martin is skipper at Dundrum who have continued to improve and develop over the years.
NCU Preview 13: Muckamore ZZZZ5:12 amZZZZ
Muckamore look to have assembled a strong squad as they attempt to return to the top flight of NCU cricket.
NCU Preview 12: Ballymena ZZZZ4:26 pmZZZZ
After the cup winning drama of 2021, Ballymena go into the new campaign full of optimism for another successful season.
NCU Preview 11: Armagh ZZZZ2:34 amZZZZ
Armagh should have plenty to look forward to in the 2022 season with a full return to 50 over league cricket and a hope to build on a decent campaign the year before where they came fourth in the section one table.
NCU Preview 10: CIYMS ZZZZ2:32 amZZZZ
The Belmont club have been predominant in the silverware stakes over the past decade and there's no reason to suspect it will be any different in 2022.
NCU Preview 9: Woodvale ZZZZ1:44 amZZZZ
There is no shortage of quality at Ballygomartin Road as Woodvale look forward to another season of Premier League cricket.
NCU Preview 8: Cliftonville Academy ZZZZ2:16 amZZZZ
Adam Kelso will captain Cliftonville Academy who are back in the top flight of NCU cricket after clinching the Section One title in 2021.
NCU Preview 7: CSNI ZZZZ3:29 amZZZZ
The Stormont side have quality in abundance but fell short in 2021 when it came to capturing silverware in an incredibly competitive top flight.
NCU Preview 6: Cregagh ZZZZ2:44 amZZZZ
It's an exciting time for Cregagh who are back in the Premier League for 2022. The Belfast club have gone from strength to strength in recent times and are embracing this new challenge.
NCU Preview 5: Instonians ZZZZ1:54 amZZZZ
It's been a turbulent few seasons at Instonians as the Shaws Bridge club have invested in youth as the way forward.
NCU Preview 4: Lisburn ZZZZ4:55 amZZZZ
Lisburn have Faiz Fazal back as their overseas professional, while Callum Atkinson will have the captaincy reins for the season ahead.
NCU Preview 3: Carrickfergus ZZZZ1:45 amZZZZ
Carrickfergus enjoyed trophy success in 2021 and are keen to add more cups to the cabinet in 2022.
NCU Preview 2: North Down ZZZZ1:42 amZZZZ
It was a case of so near, but yet so far for North Down in 2021. Can they capture some silverware this campaign?
NCU Preview 1: Waringstown ZZZZ5:15 amZZZZ
There is a new professional at The Lawn with New Zealander Jamie Gibson arriving, while Ross Allen has joined from the North West.
Whitcroft returns to Armagh ZZZZ8:24 amZZZZ
Armagh have confirmed the return of Alan Whitcroft to the club after two seasons at Coleraine.
Cregagh history project comes to fruition ZZZZ10:46 pmZZZZ
Cregagh have just completed a database archive which will preserve the statistical history of the famous Belfast club.
And the Dragons make three ZZZZ10:47 amZZZZ
The Super Series women’s interprovincials return to a three-team format this year and for the first time there will be a largely Northern Ireland squad.
All change in the NCU ZZZZ12:47 amZZZZ
It's all change in the Northern Cricket Union this year with not only a return to a 10-team Premier League but also a split after each side has played each other once.
NCU Premier fixtures unveiled ZZZZ2:37 amZZZZ
Champions Waringstown will start the defence of their Premier League title with a home clash against Woodvale on April 23rd.
North Down and Lisburn to the double at Irish awards ZZZZ12:33 amZZZZ
There was double cause for celebration for North Down and Lisburn at the Irish Cricket Awards on Friday night.
Ulster Plate Draw made ZZZZ8:47 amZZZZ
Holders Eglinton have been handed a home draw against CSNI in the first round of the Ulster Plate.
Carrick confirm Averill signing ZZZZ5:22 amZZZZ
Carrickfergus have confirmed that all-rounder Craig Averill will be joining them for the 2022 season.
Waringstown boosted by Allen arrival ZZZZ10:39 pmZZZZ
Reigning NCU Premier League cricket champions Waringstown have confirmed the signing of Ross Allen from North West club Brigade.
Schools Cup Draw ZZZZ3:04 amZZZZ
The draw has been made for the 2022 Schools Cup with holders RBAI facing Friends' School Lisburn or Bangor Grammar School in the second round.
Instonians sign Daniel Rose ZZZZ6:09 amZZZZ
Instonians have signed Irish passport holder Daniel Rose for the 2022 season.
Adair named Knghts captain ZZZZ7:11 amZZZZ
Mark Adair has been named captain of Northern Knights this year in succession to Harry Tector who will join his club team-mates at Leinster Lightning.
NCU Junior Cup draw ZZZZ9:44 amZZZZ
Holders Laurelvale will begin their Junior Cup defence with a home tie against Drumaness Superkings.
Tough task for Cliftonville Academy ZZZZ7:33 amZZZZ
Cliftonville Academy may have been promoted to the NCU Premier League but they will still be massive underdogs when they play their first match in the Challenge Cup this year.
Woodvale sign Kiwi quick ZZZZ1:32 amZZZZ
Woodvale have strengthened their squad ahead of the new campaign with the signing of New Zealander Ronan Restieaux.
Draws for NCU Challenge Cups ZZZZ11:41 amZZZZ
CIYMS will begin their defence of the NCU men's Challenge Cup away to the newly promoted Premiership side Cliftonville Academy.
Butler joins CIYMS ZZZZ7:09 amZZZZ
Former New Zealand international Ian Butler is moving to CIYMS, where he has accepted a role as the Director of Cricket.
World Cup League 2
Namibia beat Scotland by 3 wickets.
Windhoek, 5 December.
Scotland 208 (50 overs; B McMullen 56, G Munsey 51; R Trumpelmann 4-73)
Namibia 210-7 (44 overs; JN Loftie-Eaton 67*, P Ya France 52*; M Watt 328)

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