Firebirds

Woodcock receives Life Membership from Johnsonville CC

Wellington Firebirds legend Luke Woodcock was presented with Life Membership from his beloved Johnsonville Cricket Club at the club’s 133rd AGM last Wednesday. Known in Wellington cricketing circles as the ‘’Mayor of Johnsonville”, Woodcock began his cricket at the club where he still holds the club runs (6771) and century...

The BLACKCAPS have “inspired the next generation of cricketers” – Pocknall

Wellington Firebirds head coach Glenn Pocknall says the future of New Zealand cricket is bright and the BLACKCAPS’ World Cup heroics will inspire the next generation of young cricketers. The BLACKCAPS fell just short of lifting their first ICC Cricket World Cup after tying with England in a super-over before...

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...

Patel delivers dream over

Jeetan Patel has produced a devastating bowling spell to give Warwickshire a chance of victory in their clash with Surrey in the County Championship overnight. The Warwickshire captain bowled unchanged to take 4-53, with three of the four wickets coming in five balls in the same over as he removed Dean...