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CIYMS win race to sign Ireland spin hopeful

CIYMS have beaten off competition from other NCU clubs to re-sign spin bowler James Cameron-Dow.

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Nathan Burns will boost Holywood's promotion hopes in 2018

Batsman Nathan Burns targets promotion after joining Holywood

Batsman Nathan Burns firmly believes his new club Holywood will be pushing for promotion to the NCU Premier League this summer.

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David with the famous NCU Challenge Cup. He had presented his own preview programme on the final for the last two summers.

Summer days won’t be the same without David Holmes, Mr NCU cricket

When I was typing probably the most difficult story I have ever had to write last Monday morning, I knew the devastating impact it was going to have in the local cricket community.

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Jonathan Terrett will be representing the new Cliftonville Academy in 2018

NCU cuts number of senior cricket leagues in 2018

The Northern Cricket Union’s (NCU) management board has voted to cut the number of its senior leagues from four to three.

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Ireland chairman of selectors Andrew White

Andrew White suffers double cheekbone fracture after indoor nets accident

Cricket Ireland’s national chairman of selectors Andrew White has suffered a double fracture of his cheekbone after a freak accident at indoor nets on Sunday.

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News Letter cricket correspondent David Holmes

Funeral of cricket writer David Holmes

The funeral details of News Letter cricket journalist David Holmes have been confirmed.

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England's Joe Root and Australia's Steve Smith pose for a photo during a press conference at The Gabba, Brisbane. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

The Ashes: Where can I watch it, what time does it start, who’s going to win

The Ashes, the most keenly-contested battle in world cricket, gets under way between Australia and England in Brisbane on Wednesday night (UK time).

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Turkish Airlines Men's International Player of the Year Paul Stirling presented by Hasan Mutlu General Manager Turkish Airlines Ireland  Mandatory Credit �INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Night of triumph for NCU at Cricket Ireland Awards

The NCU’s Paul Stirling, James Shannon, Nigel Jones and Waringstown were among the union’s many success stories at the annual Turkish Airlines Cricket Ireland Awards in Dublin.

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Dungannon CC 1st XI in action

Cricket: Club folds and Academy-Cliftonville merger is confirmed

The Northern Cricket Union (NCU) is to re-examine the structure of its lower leagues between now and Christmas after another club confirmed it is to fold.

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James Shannon is nominated for Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Player of the Year Award

Cricket Ireland announces 2017 nominations

The nominations for the 2017 Turkish Airlines Cricket Ireland Awards were announced by Cricket Ireland on Wednesday.

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