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CRICKET: NCU Premier League set to be three-horse title race

The 2018 Robinson Services NCU Premier League season gets under way on Saturday and you can make a sustained case for three teams to get their hands on the trophy come September.

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David Dawson is leaving Waringstown

David Dawson ‘emotional’ as he confirms Waringstown departure

Waringstown batsman David Dawson says he has made an “emotional “decision” to leave his boyhood club.

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Muckamore sign Pakistani after Jonker deal falls through

Muckamore sign Pakistani after Jonker deal falls through

Muckamore have signed Pakistan veteran Shoaib Khan as their overseas professional after a deal for South African Christaan Jonker fell through.

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Mark Adair is returning to Holywood. Picture: Russell Pritchard / Presseye

Cricket: March rumour mill in NCU

With the new NCU cricket season just around the corner, here is the latest on some potential moves.

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James Cameron-Dow bowling for CIYMS in 2015

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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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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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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