Firebird News

Firebirds Named For Final Round of Plunket Shield

The Wellington Firebirds team to play Canterbury at Christchurch’s Hagley Oval from Wednesday 29th March to Saturday 1st April has been named. The side for the final match of the season is the same one which played Northern Districts at Mt Maunganui. Although the Firebirds’ hopes of adding to their...

Firebirds Named for Round Nine of Plunket Shield

The Wellington Firebirds team to play Northern Districts at Mt Maunganui’s Bay Oval from Tuesday 21st to Friday 24th March has been named. The side features one change from the squad that contested a thrilling final day draw against the Central Stags, with Fraser Colson included in place of Stephen...

Firebirds Named for Round Eight of Plunket Shield

The Wellington Firebirds team to play the Central Stags at Napier’s McLean Park from Tuesday 14th to Friday 17th March has been named. The Firebirds’ squad features some changes from the team that contested the historic pink ball round. Peter Younghusband comes back into the side having made his First-Class...

Firebirds Named for Round Six of Plunket Shield

The Wellington Firebirds team to play Canterbury at the Basin Reserve from Sunday the 26th of February to Wednesday the 1st of March has been named. The Firebirds return to red ball cricket after two very successful white ball campaigns. Captain Michael Papps believes that, having put themselves in a...

Firebirds Named for Ford Trophy Final

The Wellington Firebirds team to play Canterbury in the Ford Trophy final at Rangiora’s Mainpower Oval on Saturday 18th of February has been named with Stephen Murdoch added to the twelve that faced Central Districts in the elimination final. The change in the Firebirds’ white ball fortunes has been remarkable...

Firebirds Named for Ford Trophy Elimination Final

The Wellington Firebirds team to play the Central Stags in the Ford Trophy elimination final at Wellington’s Basin Reserve on Wednesday 15th of February has been named. After a disappointing performance in their semi-final against Canterbury, the Firebirds return to the Basin Reserve looking to halt the charge of the...

Firebirds Named for Ford Trophy Semi-Final

The Wellington Firebirds’ team to play Canterbury in the Ford Trophy semi-final at Christchurch’s Hagley Oval on Saturday 11th of February has been named. The 13-man squad sees Anurag Verma return from injury. After their two-wicket win over the same opposition on Wednesday sealed top spot on the Ford Trophy...

Firebirds Named for Final Round of the Ford Trophy

The Wellington Firebirds’ team to play Canterbury at Christchurch’s Hagley Oval on Wednesday 8th of February has been named. After their win over the Volts on Saturday, the Firebirds have booked their place in the finals while Canterbury are also assured of a top four spot. While this offers security...