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Cricket Wellington: Call for Nominations of Directors

We are pleased to advise you that the Cricket Wellington AGM will be held on Wednesday 10 October 2018 in the Norwood Room, RA Vance Stand, Basin Reserve, Wellington. As per the Cricket Wellington Constitution, each year there are two Board Member positions available for election. This year there are...

Registrations Open for Development Coaching Course

New Zealand Cricket and Cricket Wellington are offering coaches the opportunity to attend the new Development Course, which has replaced the Level 1 Coaching Course. This course is targeting coaches of youth club, secondary school, or district year 7 and 8 teams and consists of online and practical modules. This...

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,...

Summer International Schedule Filled with Capital Highlights

New Zealand Cricket have today announced the international cricket schedule for the 2018-19 summer and confirmed Wellington will host five matches – two at the Basin Reserve and three at Westpac Stadium.     15-19 December 2018: BLACKCAPS v Sri Lanka Test Match, Basin Reserve 3 February 2019: BLACKCAPS v...

Cricket Wellington Appoints Age-Group Coaches

Cricket Wellington are pleased to announce the age-group coaching appointments for the 2018-19 season. After advertising the positions in June, Pathway Manager Chris Nevin, Blaze Coach and Coach Educator Christie Van Dyk, and Firebirds Assistant Coach Glenn Pocknall conducted interviews for the roles in early July. Both Nevin and Van...

Firebirds’ Trio Leap In To National Squads

Selectors Gavin Larsen and Mike Hesson – in his last assignment for NZC before stepping down from his BLACKCAPS head coach role at the end of this month, today announced the Test, ODI, T20 and NZ A squads for the UAE tour, which will start in mid-October. As well as...

Fletcher Offered Final Firebirds’ Contract

Onslow Cricket Club batsman, Andrew Fletcher has been rewarded for years of strong club and Wellington A performances with the final spot on the Wellington Firebirds’ contract list for 2018-19. A right-handed top-order bat, Fletcher has progressed through the Cricket Wellington pathway system, representing the province at age-group level before...

Wellington Firebirds’ Contracts Announced for 2018-19

The Wellington Firebirds’ squad for the coming season includes some new faces as three young local cricketers join the contract list for the first time. Lauchie Johns, Rachin Ravindra, and Ben Sears have all been offered contracts having progressed through the local pathway. Cricket Wellington Pathway Manager, Chris Nevin was...

Cricket Wellington Farewell Stephen Murdoch

The Wellington Firebirds squad for the coming season has been announced, with one notable name missing as Stephen Murdoch makes the move to Christchurch for personal reasons. Firebirds’ Head Coach, Bruce Edgar paid tribute to the Karori batsman, noting how his temperament drove him to succeed, “Steve was a bit...