The Vault

A database of the people past & present behind North Down Cricket Club.
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  • 1st XI Captain (24)
  • Administrator (52)
  • Chairman (8)
  • Groundsman (4)
  • Inter-Provincial (43)
  • International (19)
  • Ladies Player (4)
  • Overseas (8)
  • Patron (5)
  • Player (166)
  • President (9)
  • Supporter (37)
  • Trustee (10)

Graeme is one of the very few players at The Green to have won 2 Irish Cup medals, in 1989 and 1993. He was a slow medium paced bowler in... read more

Jimmy was a highly respected teacher in Comber Primary School for many years and thereafter a first class swimming instructor.

He coached and managed the youth under 15 side at... read more

One of a few players who could have played at the top level locally. A Qualifying League A winner in 1955 he was an aggressive batsman and excellent fielder. He... read more

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Brand, Neil

First class left hand batsman and left arm slow bowler, was the club’s overseas player in 2022.

25 year-old Neil was born in Johannesburg but went to high school at... read more

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Bruce, George

George Bruce, whose heroic exploits were to bring him and the club honour during the Great War, laid the foundation for the first round win against Banbridge... read more

Malcolm Campbell came through the ranks playing for the 2nd XI in the 50s where the O’Prey brothers, Miller and David, scored most of the runs supported by a growing... read more

Laura is one of the key players in the Ladies squad.

Matthew played most of his cricket with the 2nd XI but played throughout the club when the occasion demanded. He could be devastating with the bat and caused opposition real... read more

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Carser, Ian

As an Ards youth and a sporting enthusiast, it was perhaps inevitable that Ian’s Regent House School rugby led to an association with the successful Ards rugby club, and for... read more

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Carson, Tim

Tim has played 1st XI cricket but has been for the most part an integral part of the 2nd XI bowling outfit. An experienced left arm slow bowler he can... read more

Ani Chore arrived at The Green for the 2021 season, an unknown quantity with the locals, but by the end of the  season he was not only the talk of... read more

Darren was a 2nd XI all-rounder and won the prestigious Rosebowl in 2004 and 2005 for top wicket taker. He captained the side in 2005 to the Division 2 Section... read more

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Cleland, Ian

A former Woodvale player, Ian’s move to The Green corresponded with his move to Comber. Ian was an very effective quick bowler, a dangerous opening bowler particularly adept at removing... read more

Having played against Ralph in the 2000 and the 2004 Senior Challenge Cup Finals , North Down was fully aware of the talents of the all rounder.  He played at... read more

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Coey, Artie

A lifetime with his club, Artie came through the very difficult post war years, the team playing at a lower level than ever before and holding on to deflect the... read more

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Combe, George

George Combe, a member of the family of engineers that supplied and fitted the machinery for the Spinning Mill in 1863, was also a key player in the side. His... read more

Fast bowler who arrived with an Irish Passport from New Zealand in 2006 and played successfully with the club until 2010, taking 120 wickets. Went on to win 59 Irish... read more

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Corbett, Josh

Josh is a promising slow left arm bowler who has played for the 3rd XI in the 2022 season.

Daniel is on  of our younger players making an impression with the 2nd XI as a bowler.

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Left hand opening bat and slow left arm bowler. Key player on the 2nd XI and occasionally steps up to the 1st XI. Close family ties with the club going... read more