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Representative Teams Selected

The CricHQ Wellington Provincial A side to play in a quadrangular T20 tournament at Taupo next week has been selected. Led by the experience of Hamish Marshall, the side will face off against Northern Districts, Central Districts, and Auckland in the tournament on the 21st and 22nd of November. Their...

Firebirds’ Consistent Results Mean Consistent Selections

Having picked up maximum points from each of their first three games, the Wellington Firebirds’ squad is again unchanged for their match against Canterbury at Wellington’s Basin Reserve from Wednesday 15th to Saturday 18th November. The Firebirds return home to the Basin after overcoming Northern Districts in a hard-fought encounter...

Dempster Shield Teams Named

This Sunday, 12th November, sees teams representing the Hutt Valley and Wellington City play a T20 double-header for the Dempster Shield at Kelburn Park. The matches will be played at 10.30am and 2.30pm among two squads featuring plenty of Wellington Firebirds, CricHQ Provincial A, and CricHQ U19 players. The squads...

CricHQ Wellington U19 Side Named for National Tournament

The CricHQ Cricket Wellington Under 19 team to play in the National Tournament from the 4 to 12 December at Lincoln University is: Rachin Ravindra (c)    Hutt District CC Jakob Bhula    Karori CC Luke Georgeson    Eastern Suburbs CC Nick Greenwood    Wellington College Brett McBride    Hutt International Boys School Callum McLachlan    Upper...

No Changes to Firebirds Side to Face ND

After opening their season with consecutive innings victories at home, the Wellington Firebirds’ squad is again unchanged for their trip to Hamilton’s Seddon Park to play Northern Districts from Tuesday 7th to Friday 10th November. After their impressive opening round victory, the Firebirds repeated their innings result against the Otago...

CricHQ Wellington A Coach Confirmed for 2017-18

Cricket Wellington are to pleased to announce the appointment of Ivan Tissera as the coach of CricHQ Wellington Provincial A side for the 2017-18 season. The role is a broad one, with Tissera leading training for the full Firebirds Wider Training Squad as well as the hands-on coaching involvement with...

Bowlers Back Up Murdoch Century: Plunket Shield Round 2

Wellington Firebirds’ fans would’ve been forgiven for having a few nerves when Rob Nicol called the coin toss correctly and sent the home side in to bat on the opening day of the second round Plunket Shield match at the Basin Reserve. Just a week before, the same action had...

Revamped Premier Women’s Competition Gets Underway

Alex Moore Park hosted a double-header to launch the new season’s Premier Women league in glorious Wellington sunshine on Saturday 28 October. The opening games proved a fantastic spectacle to compliment the great off-season work done at both community and regional level to secure a viable and vibrant flagship competition....