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 administrator@newcric.org.au

Merewether Win Masters Competition

Merewether have won the inaugural NDCA Masters Competition and received the Gilmour Cup.

Batting first Merewether posted a healthy score of 149 with Mark McLaughlin top scoring with 66. In reply Charlestown were all out for 120 in the final over. Merewether captain Chad White was presented with the winners trophy by Mrs Helen Gilmour.



Griffin Lea Wins Sydney Sixers Rookie Trial

After a cricket skills  session at No.1 Sports Ground, Newcastle Colts captain and Toronto Workers all rounder Griffin Lea has been awarded the inaugural Newcastle Cricket rookie contract with the Sydney Sixers in this season’s Big Bash.

We congratulate Griffin on being selected to be part of the Sixers set-up this season. This is a prestigious honour giving Griffin the opportunity to train with the Sixers and join the Sixers for some matches at the SCG

We thank the Sixers organisation for conducting the  session today and providing such a wonderful opportunity for our young players.