Blaze

Get ready to Fill the Basin!

Cricket fans in and around Wellington will be treated to a late Christmas gift this summer when Cricket Wellington offer free entry to the Burger King Super Smash double header between the Canterbury Kings and Magicians and the Wellington Blaze and Firebirds on January 6. Entry will be free to...

Blaze get their Hallyburton Johnstone Shield campaign back on track

The Wellington Blaze have got there Hallyburton Johnstone Shield campaign back on track with convincing back-to-back wins over the Northern Spirit at St Paul’s Collegiate in Hamilton this weekend. The Blaze were without captain Liz Perry for Saturday’s match but the absence of their leader wasn’t telling as they cruised...

Tough weekend for Blaze

The Wellington Blaze have endured a tough weekend away in Palmerston North falling in back-to-back matches against the Central Hinds who opened up a clear lead at the top of the national one-day Hallyburton Johnstone Shield points table. After winning one and losing one against the Otago Sparks at the...

Sparks fly at the basin

A fresh-look and young Otago Sparks team under a new stand-in captain in Polly Inglis executed a useful win over Wellington Blaze in the opening round of Hallyburton Johnstone Shield at the Basin Reserve. Blaze had a fresh skipper as well in Lucy Doolan who chose to bat first —...

Wellington Blaze Squad Named

Head coach Christie van Dyk has named a 15-strong squad to defend their T20 women’s competition title in the newly revamped Women’s Burger King Super Smash and the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield one-day competition. Former Blaze players Thamsyn Newton and Rebecca Burns are two newcomers to a strong squad ahead of...

Devine & Kerr Offered WHITE FERNS’ Contracts

Wellington Blaze all-rounders, Sophie Devine and Amelia Kerr, who have each made plenty of headlines in recent months, have been offered WHITE FERNS’ contracts for the 2018-19 season. Joining the Wellington pair are four newly contracted players including exciting-young Central Hinds all-rounder Jess Watkin and Northern Spirit wicket-keeper Bernadine Bezuidenhout,...