Author Archives: Nick Hogan

Eastern Suburbs Success Rewarded

Thursday evening saw the recently renovated RA Vance stand host the 2016/17 edition of the Rothbury Wilkinson club awards. The awards recognise the hard-work and commitment put in by club players throughout the season which in 16/17 was especially hard given the frustrating Wellington summer. The night was about celebrating...

Pearce Cup Final Re-Cap

Eastern Suburbs have won the the Pearce Cup Final. The side only needed to draw the match to take back the Pearce Cup for 2016/17. A professional and complete performance from the 14 time champions played out over the 3 days at the Basin Reserve. Knowing that Karori needed to chase...

Pearce Cup Final Preview

Eastern Suburbs and Karori will meet in a final for the second time this season when they go head to head at the Basin Reserve this Friday, Saturday Sunday in the Pearce Cup decider. Easts convincingly won the first meeting between the sides at Kilbirnie Park back in January in...

Naenae Go The H20

When Naenae Cricket Club set up their new junior section, Club Captain Marcel Wratt and his committee wanted to make it a family friendly environment. “We think it is important, especially in younger age groups to encourage development of good habits, and drinking water is one of the things we...

All To Play For In Final Round

After last weekends complete rain out there is still plenty to play for in the final round of both the Pearce Cup and the Hazlett Trophy. While Eastern Suburbs have a spot in the Pearce Cup final all but sewn up the other spot is still open with Karori, Hutt...

Standings Still A Long Way From Being Sorted

The penultimate round of the Pearce Cup and Hazlett Trophy will see a lot on the line for a number of teams as the competition heats up. Eastern Suburbs win last week over Taita has all but assured them top spot in the Pearce Cup. The scrap for second will...

Dear Coaches of Junior Cricket

Dear Coaches of Junior Cricket softball teams, The Influence of the coach is NEVER neutral – This year, Cricket Wellington has directed funding towards a great new initiative targeting our junior coaches. The funding allows Cricket Wellington appointed Coach Developers to mentor some of our junior coaches, many of whom...

Taita To Get Second Crack At T/20 Cup

Taita will get a second crack at taking home the CricHQ T20 Knockout Cup when they meet Petone-Eastbourne in a rematch of last year’s final at the Basin Reserve. The side will be quick to forget last year’s final which saw them look like they were cruising to a win...

Run Away Leaders Look To Consolidate Leads

The run away leaders in the Pearce Cup and Hazlett Trophy will be looking to stay ahead if not add to their leads after round 2 saw two sides emerge from the pack and become clear favorites in their respective competitions. Eastern Suburbs (Pearce Cup) and Onslow (Hazlett Trophy) both...