Female Cricket

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....

Cricket Wellington Confirm Staff to Lead New Direction

Last month, Cricket Wellington unveiled ambitious plans for the future of cricket in the region. With a renewed focus on community cricket and development pathways, Cricket Wellington are pleased to announce the team that will lead the implementation of its new operating model. Leading the development of a talent pipeline...

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...