Author Archives: Nick Hogan

2016-17 Firebirds & Blaze Schedule Released

Another action-packed summer of domestic cricket is in store, with New Zealand Cricket today announcing the full list of men’s Ford Trophy and Plunket Shield fixtures for the 2016-17 season and the women’s One Day and Twenty20 schedules. Four day cricket will once again kick off the men’s season on...

Ewen Chatfield Draw Released

The Premier draw has been released for the 2016/17 season. The One-day competition sees the reinstatement of North City with the competition going back to 12 teams plus the Under 19s. The season will start on October the 15th with the 11 rounds of One-Dayers concluding on the 14th of...

Cricket Wellington Golf Day

Friday the 29th July saw Cricket Wellington host a golf day at Shandon Golf Course. 14 teams entered from a number of different companies and organisations from around Wellington. A fine day greeted the golfers and the course was in great condition. The teams were joined by 8 of the...

Wellington Blaze Squad Named

Wellington Blaze coach Matt Bell has named a strong squad for the 2016/17 season. Sophie Devine and Rachel Priest are again the big name players in the squad. Both are currently playing in the English T20 Super-League competition and are now effectively full time cricketers. “As first time coach of...

NZC Community Cricket Awards for 2015/16 are now open

The NZC Community Cricket Awards for 2015/16 are now open for nominations in the following categories. Club of the Year: The 2015/16 Community Cricket Club of the Year award acknowledges a cricket club which displays good practice and strengths in areas such as: planning, leadership, financial management, volunteer strategy, membership,...