Female Cricket

Amelia Kerr among three newly contracted WHITE FERNS

Sixteen-year-old Wellington Blaze leg spinner Amelia Kerr has taken another big step forward in her cricket career by accepting a full New Zealand Cricket central contract. The teenager becomes the youngest-ever contracted WHITE FERN, while Wellington Blaze and WHITE FERNS’ stalwarts Rachel Priest and Sophie Devine are among the other contracted...

Interview: Allex Evans Eyes Winter Training

For many domestic cricketers, winter is time spent training in cold, quiet nets, bowling at imaginary batsmen or reimaging the mechanics of the bowling machine as the action of a fiery quick. For the players in the Wellington Firebirds, the first step towards summer was the confirmation of contracts bringing...

New Head Coach for the Wellington Blaze

Cricket Wellington are pleased to announce the signing of Christie van Dyk as Head Coach of the Wellington Blaze for the 2017-18 season. A New Zealand Cricket Level III coach with experience in the Cricket Wellington representative programme, van Dyk’s coaching expertise has helped prepare many young players for elevation...

Eastern Suburbs Success Rewarded

Thursday evening saw the recently renovated RA Vance stand host the 2016/17 edition of the Rothbury Wilkinson club awards. The awards recognise the hard-work and commitment put in by club players throughout the season which in 16/17 was especially hard given the frustrating Wellington summer. The night was about celebrating...