Blaze

Strong cricket presence in Sportsperson of the Year finalists

There will be a strong cricket presence at the Wellington Hospitality Group Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards in June. Nine cricket representatives have been named as finalists in seven of the 12 categories, with teams and individuals up for some of the most prestigious awards. Wellington Blaze and WHITE...

Kasperek joins Wellington Blaze

The Wellington Blaze have added another world-class talent to their team, with WHITE FERNS allrounder Leigh Kasperek making the move to the capital for the upcoming 2019/20 season. The 27-year-old re-joins the Blaze after six years away with the Otago Sparks where she developed a reputation as a dangerous off-spinner,...

Doolan announces retirement

Wellington Blaze and former WHITE FERNS allrounder Lucy Doolan has announced her retirement from cricket, bringing to an end a career spanning over 14 years. A strong opening batter and a handy off-spinner, Doolan debuted for Wellington straight out of Hutt Valley High School in 2004 at the age of...

Blaze end summer with a win

After having missed out on their chance in the previous day’s penultimate round, Wellington Blaze completed their 2018/19 season with heads held high after bouncing back to hand the Auckland Hearts a six-wicket loss right when it mattered. The Blaze became just the second team all summer to defeat the...