Ulster Cup (cricket)

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The O'Neills Ulster Cup is knock-out cricket competition in Ireland run jointly by the Northern Cricket Union and the North West Cricket Union. The top eight teams in the previous season’s NCU Premier League and North West Senior League 1 are eligible to take part. It is sponsored by O'Neills.[1]

Matches are of 40 overs duration, but may be reduced to ten overs where delays or interruptions necessitate.[2]

List of finals[edit]

Season Winners Runners-Up Scores Notes
1999 Instonians
2000 Lisburn Donemana
2001 Brigade Donemana
2002 North Down Downpatrick
2003 Brigade Limavady
2004 Donemana Limavady
2005 Strabane Ardmore (10 overs per side)
Strabane 124-4 (P Gillespie 66);
Ardmore 102-9 (M Gillespie 4-12).
Strabane won by 22 runs.
[3]
2006 North Down Limavady
2007 Instonians North Down North Down 206-5 (Taimur Khan 93);
Instonians 210-2 (37 overs, R West 84 not out, A White 70 not out).
Instonians won by 8 wickets.
[4]
2008 Limavady Strabane Limavady 170-8;
Strabane 166-8 (J A Beukes 71).
Limavady won by 4 runs.
[5]
2009 Civil Service North North Down [6]
2010 Instonians Limavady Limavady 160 all out (39.5 overs, S Shannon 4-43);
Instonians 161-6 (33.5 overs A White 47 not out).
Instonians won by 4 wickets.
2011 Instonians North Down Limavady 121 all out (36.4 overs, B Wylie 3-25);
Instonians 127-6 (29.3 overs, R McCann 45 not out, I Moran 3-34).
Instonians won by 4 wickets.[7]
2012 Brigade Civil Service North of Ireland Brigade won by 43 runs.
2013 Coleraine Waringstown Coleraine won by 35 runs.[8]
2014 Bready Waringstown Bready 185-9 (D Barr 41, B Crumley 30, D Moore 20, M Olphert 24, J Hall 3-25, J Mitchell 2-22, J McCollum 3-28)


Waringstown 91 (C Young 3-24, E Kemm 3-26, R Barr 3-23)
Bready won by 94 runs.[9][10]

Summary of winners[edit]

Team Wins
Instonians 4
Brigade 3
North Down 2
Bready 1
Donemana 1
Limavady 1
Lisburn 1
Civil Service North of Ireland 1
Coleraine 1
Strabane 1

Summary of winners by province[edit]

Team Wins
Northern 8
North Western 8

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Neills Ulster Cup
  2. ^ ClubTurf Ulster Cup Regulations 2010
  3. ^ "Strabane beat Ardmore in decider". BBC Sport. 21 August 2005. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Cricket: All white on night for happy Instonians". Belfast Telegraph. 10 September 2007. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Limavady v Strabane Club Turf Ulster Cup 2008 Final". The Cricketer. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Kiwi Barnett smashes CSN to Ulster Cup". Belfast Telegraph. 9 August 2009. 
  7. ^ ClubTurf Ulster Cup 2011
  8. ^ Coleraine shock Waringstown to lift Ulster Cup
  9. ^ Strabane Weekly News
  10. ^ Ulster Cup 2014