BCC Quiz Night a Huge Success

The annual Bangor Cricket Club Quiz Night was a huge success for the club with over 80 people taking part and a wide mixture of current & former players, family […]

The Interviews: And now, a Message from Our Chairman

For the last four seasons Chris Escott has been the Chairman of our club. It’s a simple statement that has scant regard for the amount of work that this role […]

The Interviews: Bangorians of the World Unite

There are few members of Bangor Cricket Club who are as instantly likeable as Taj Onyekwelu. Having just completed one interview in a different part of Bangor, I have spent […]

The Interviews: Pushing the Boundaries (although they’ll still not be big enough)

Somewhere in Northern Ireland or perhaps further afield there is a young man who kept wicket for CSNI 3rds back in 2008. I often wonder what happened to this glove […]

The Interviews: A Bangorian Abroad

One of the biggest problems that local cricket clubs face is the exodus of talent that leave these shores to make their lives elsewhere. Indeed, the best aspect of the […]

The Interviews: A Prince Amongst Men

A huge part of Bangor Cricket Club’s success in the latter part of 2017 and the whole of the 2018 season is that we have had numerous options to turn […]

The Interviews: Class Personified

There are few men that are part of the Bangor 1st XI squad that are held in quite as high regard as Nicky McCollum. The five previous interviewees in this […]

BCC Quiz Night

The annual Bangor Cricket Club Quiz Night will be taking place on Friday 4th January at Upritchard Park with family & friends more than welcome to attend. Paddy Dixon will […]

The Interviews: The Wandering Star

Historically, recruitment is an area in which Bangor Cricket Club has been found lacking. Sustained by the never ending pool of talent to come from Bangor Grammar, we have been […]

The Interviews: Body & Soul

The glorious summer of 2004 will be long remembered as the Bangor Cricket Club’s most successful season. Between them, the five senior teams won six trophies, a feat never achieved […]

The Interviews: Making an Icon

It was at an end of season dinner in the Bangla that I mentioned first the concept for “The Interviews”. Being a shy and retiring bunch the idea was met […]

The Interviews: Heartbeat of the Side

When the concept for ‘The Interviews’ was conceived there would have been few more wildly anticipated than that of Ricky McLarnon. The custodian of the First XI gloves for more […]

The Interviews: All Dingers are Equal…

Smiling and relaxed, Chris Burns takes his seat opposite me to discuss the finer points of the 2018 season. In what was widely regarded as Bangor Cricket Club’s best season […]

Stephen Burns awarded Jim McMorran Trophy

Big congratulations to Stephen Burns (Barney) at the NCU AGM on Tuesday 9th October for winning the prestigious Jim McMorran trophy. This is a reflection of his outstanding service to […]

Bangor Cricket Club Club Dinner

The Annual Bangor Cricket Club Dinner & Prizegiving night at Upritchard Park is on the 12th October starting at 7pm. It has been a memorable season for the Club with […]

Bangor Win End of Season Thriller at Lurgans Expense

Bangor played Lurgan for the third time this year, and having recorded two convincing wins previously, they went into the game as strong favourites. What Lurgan did have on their […]

Bangor get burnt by Wallace Park side

Bangor 1st Xl hosted arguably the best team in Section 1 at the immaculate Upritchard Park, in a game that was of little consequence to the home side, but crucial […]

Bangor Break their Woodvale Duck

Bangor 1st Xl made the journey to the much revamped Ballygomartin Road ground on Saturday, after the disappointment of Friday’s Match 2 rearrangement against Derriaghy being voided due to the […]

Bangor III’s return turns into a damp squib

After almost a month without a match Bangor III’s traveled to face Ballymena III’s on Sunday where they won the toss and elected to field on an uncovered wicket that […]

A Third Win of the Season over Laurelvale

Bangor 1st Xl made their first trip to Laurelvale Cricket Club since 2013 without a number of key individuals. Laurelvale, situated 3 miles from Portadown and boasting a mere 1,243 […]

Third Time Lucky for Bangor

Bangor CC played Downpatrick for the third time this year, hoping to register their first win against the south Down outfit. The fixture was increasingly important as both teams were […]

Bangor Remain in Second with Win at Cregagh

Bangor made the short journey to east Belfast to play Cregagh CC at the Cregagh Memorial Recreation Ground. Bangor, who were clinical in the home fixture, were hoping for a […]

BCC Corporate Lunch

An opportunity for fine food, drink and company as the 1st XI take on Downpatrick at Upritchard Park. £25 for a two course meal and wine. There will be the […]

Big Win for the Second XI on the Road

Bangor 2’s returned to winning ways with a close fought victory at Donaghcloney Mill. A few weeks previously these two sides had met at Upritchard in a nail biter, Bangor […]

Bangor Win Last Over Thriller

Bangor hosted Donaghcloney Mill in the first game of the second round of the league season. Bangor, who were sitting pretty with 6 wins from 9 games, were favourites against […]

A Return to Winning Ways for Bangor

Bottom placed Lurgan CC were the visitors to the beautiful Upritchard Park on yet another sunny Saturday. Earlier in the Summer, the Tigers had won the toss and elected to […]

Tough Week for the Firsts

Last Thursday evening, Bangor hosted neighbours Holywood, in a rematch of the previous Saturday’s league encounter when Bangor took the honours, for the T20 Trophy Semi Final which was to […]

Bangor III’s slip to first defeat of season

After a run of 6 consecutive victories last weekend saw Woodvale IV’s, who were in a similar position, come together in a top of the table clash that didn’t live […]

Dominant Bangor Continue Winning Run

Bangor entertained Cregagh in round 5 of the Robinson’s NCU Section 1. When I say Bangor entertained, it was largely Burns providing the entertainment once more, as Bangor ran out […]

Bangor Cruise into the Semi’s

Nasser Hussain was heavily criticised for electing to bowl at the Gabba in 2002, but the decision for Lurgan captain Johnston to do the same at Upritchard park runs a […]

Bangor III’s maintain winning streak

Bangor III’s took on Woodvale III’s on Sunday at Upritchard Park where, somewhat controversially, Woodvale were put into bat on a wicket that had seen over 300 runs scored by […]

Bangor at the Top of Section 1

Bangor had a potential banana-skin in the form of newly promoted Laurelvale CC at a sun-kissed Upritchard Park. Bangor, who were on an unprecedented run of 5 games where they […]

Hamilton shines in the sun for Bangor III’s

Bangor III’s fourth league match of the season saw old foes, Muckamore IV, visit Upritchard on Sunday in perfect conditions for cricket where they put Bangor in to bat in […]

Bangor III’s maintain winning start

Bangor traveled to the Mall on Saturday to play Armagh III’s in their third league match of the season where Armagh elected to bat first in the 25 over encounter. […]

Mixed Weekend for the Firsts

Downpatrick were greeted to Upritchard Park by one of the best wickets in the NCU, as well as a pristine outfield that was recently undergone drainage work to ensure it […]

Destructive Burns sees Bangor Win Comfortably

Bangor hosted their second game of the weekend, this time against table-toppers Derriaghy. The visitors, who have gotten the better of Bangor in recent years arrived buoyant off the back […]

Bangor Exit the Challenge Cup

Downpatrick were greeted to Upritchard Park by one of the best wickets in the NCU, as well as a pristine outfield that was recently undergone drainage work to ensure it […]

Bangor III’s pile on the runs

Saturday saw Ballymena III’s visit Upritchard Park in perfect playing conditions where they elected to bowl first in this 30 over league match. Their decision was initially rewarded as skipper, […]

Bangor Fall Short Against Woodvale

Bangor CC 1st Xl v Woodvale CC 1st Xl Bangor hosted Section 1 favourites Woodvale at a typically blustery Upritchard Park. With the overnight rain still sitting on the lush […]

Bangor II’s fall short of imposing target

Bangor II’s season started last weekend with the visit of Cliftonville Academy II’s, the newly formed club that had risen from the ashes of Cliftonville and Belfast Royal Academy, to […]

Bangor III’s through first round of Cup

Bangor III’s second match of the season saw them travel to play Lisburn III’s at Woodvale Park in an early Lindsay cup encounter where Lisburn elected to bat first in […]

Bangor Through to the Next Round in the Challenge Cup

Bangor CC 1st Xl v Laurelvale CC 1st Gallagher Challenge Cup Bangor CC hosted Laurelvale 1sts in the preliminary round of the Gallagher Challenge on a rare sun-kissed day at […]

Bangor III’s start the season with a win

Sunday saw CSNI IV come to Bangor to start the cricket season for the thirds in great playing conditions considering the run up to the season. CSNI won the toss […]

Bangor Make a Positive Start to the Season

Bangor CC 1st Xl defeated Donaghcloney Mill 1st Xl by 49 runs, at The Factory Ground, Donaghcloney. A young Bangor team travelled to Donaghcloney to contest one of only two […]