If you would love the best seat in the house – Then this is for you!


Newcastle District Cricket Umpires Inc. is looking for interested persons who wish to join a Progressive Umpires Association. Past Players and Officials, Male & Female are encouraged to apply.


A Full Training course will be held over the Weekend of Saturday 29th July and Sunday 30th July 2017


Attractive Match Fees are payable.

Training will be conducted by Accredited Trainers from NSWCU&SA Inc.


Ongoing development and support is provided with opportunities to progress to Higher Representative Levels.


If you would like to take up the challenge and become a Qualified Cricket Umpire, then we would like to hear from you.


Please register your interest by contacting:


Kim Norris – Chairman Training     – NDCUA –   M: 0407 439 879


NDCUA Website:

Cricket NSW Newcastle Zone Academy 2017

Newcastle Zone Academy Coach Mark Littlewood is pleased to announce the 2017 Cricket NSW Newcastle Zone Academy.

The selected players are:

Cooper Southam
Luke Hitchcock
Patrick Holding
Taj Annan
Lachlan Claridge
Jake Hainsworth
Jack Hartigan
Lewis Hextell
Angus McTaggert
Jeremy Nunan
Mitchell Lole
Luke Muddle
Toby Gray
Kain Anderson
Sam Holding
Nathan Hillier
Andrew Somerville
Griffin Lea
Flynn Guest
Glenn Winsor
Daniel Williams
Ben Plowman
Josh Claridge


NDCA Major Awards 2016-17

  • Herald Player of Year: Mark Littlewood (Belmont DCC)
  • Herald Team of Year: Belmont DCC
  • Kingsgrove Junior Player: Josh Claridge (Charlestown DCC)
  • Representative  Player : Pat Darwen (Merewether DCC) – Newcastle, NSW Country &  Aust Country XI.
  • 1st Grade Bowling (Heath Trophy): Daniel Bailey (Belmont DCC) – 33 @ 9.5
  • 1st Grade Batting (Dickinson Shield): Mark Littlwood (Bel DCC) – 772 @ 60
  • 1st Grade Wicketkeeping: Josh Brackenbury (WMDCC) 32 dismissals
  • Tennant Scholarship:  For this season it has been awarded jointly to the 3 players who have been selected to tour the UK during our winter with the NSW CHS team. They each receive $1000.00 to assist with costs of the trip.The three players are: Josh Claridge (Charlestown DCC), Andrew Somerville (TWDCC) & Zac McGuigan (Merewether DCC).

Hamwicks Win Consecutive T20 Finals

Hamilton-Wickham defeated Belmont in the First Grade T20 final to claim  consecutive T20 titles. Full T20 results below :

  • 1st Grade T20 – Hamilton 6/128 def Belmont 9/121 – Josh Trappel (HW)  Player of Final
  • Denis Broad  Cup – University 128 def  Merewether 112  –  Daniel Odd (Uni)Player of Final
  • Under 15 T20  –  Wests 7/114 def Hamilton 3/109


University Win Tom Locker Cup

University have won their first NDCA one day competition defeating Belmont in the Tom Locker Cup final. University opening bowler Cameron Dack was named Player of the Final taking 4 for 23.

  • University 4/ 98 def Belmont 97

Newcastle All Age Women’s Cricket Competition


No experience necessary.  All equipment provided.  Soft ball – no need for helmets or pads. Fun, fast and safe. Start Date: Sunday 29th January, 2017 (5 week duration)  Time: 4:00-6:00pm Venue: Smith Park, Hamilton North Cost: $50 Grab your friends and form a team, or register individually and we will find a team for you.

To register click on the following link:…

Please write your team name or name of a friend you would like to be placed with when you register.

For more information please call Sharyn Beck on 0402 190226 or email