NRCA (One League) Structure 2022

30th April 2021

The Norfolk Recreational Cricket Association (NRCA) Interim Committee have agreed to clarify the agreed league structure for 2022 ahead of the league seasons beginning this summer.

The information below clarifies the implications of finishing positions in both the Norfolk Cricket Alliance and Norfolk Cricket League during the 2021 season.



The proposed team placings in the One League structure below are based on the current make-up of the Norfolk Cricket Alliance and Norfolk Cricket League ahead of the 2021 season.

Level 6 (Level 6 West and Level 6 East)                                                         
– Regionalisation will start at Level 6 of the One League Structure                                      
Level 6 Team Qualification                                                                                                                  
– All existing teams in NCA 5 will automatically qualify for Level 6, this will apply even if they finish bottom of the league prior to One League starting (9 Teams)                           
– The teams that finish in the top 5 of NCA 6 at the end of the season prior to One League starting will be invited into Level 6                                                                                                                                
– The teams that finish in the top 6 of NCL 1 at the end of the season prior to One League starting will be invited into Level 6 where criteria is met*                                                                                   
*If clubs DO NOT meet the criteria, the place will be offered in the following order:                    
a) 7th Place NCL 1
b) 6th Place NCA 6
c) 8th Place NCL 1
d) 7th Place NCA 6      


Level 7 (Level 7 West, Level 7 Central and Level 7 East)                                                         
Level 7 will be made up of 3 regionalised divisions                                                                 
Level 7 Team Qualification                                                                                                                  
All remaining NCA 6 and NCL 1 teams not invited into Level 6                                                            
– All NCL Division 2 Clubs after promotion and relegation is factored in*         


Level 8 (Level 8 West, Level 8 Central and Level 8 East)                                                         
Level 8 will be made up of 3 regionalised divisions                                                                 
Level 8 Team Qualification                                                                                                                  
All NCL Division 3 Clubs after promotion and relegation is factored in*         


Level 9 (Level 9 West, Level 9 Central and Level 9 East)                                                         
Level 9 will be made up of 3 regionalised divisions                                                                 
Level 9 Team Qualification                                                                                                                  
All NCL Division 4 Clubs after promotion and relegation is factored in*