Junior Cricket

Registrations Open for U13 Girls Rep Programme

Cricket Wellington is pleased to announce that registrations for our U13 girls representative programme are now open. Players will have a comprehensive training programme in the lead up to the Lower North Island Under 13 tournament, held in Masterton from 21-23 January 2019. We are still in the process of putting...

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...

Cricket Stands Out Among Award Nominees

The finalists for Sport Wellington’s Sportsperson the Year Awards were announced last week with cricket claiming six nominations across the categories. In the category that stirs the most public interest – as the public vote to determine the winner, Wellington Blaze all-rounder, Sophie Devine and Firebirds’ opener, Michael Papps find...

Kilbirnie Sports’ Age-Group Awards Recognise Young Representatives

The Wellington representative season wrapped up recently with the Kilbirnie Sports’ Age-Group Representative Awards. With the generous support of Kilbirnie Sports, these awards recognise the up-and-coming players in our region who have represented Wellington sides with passion and enthusiasm in 2017-18. Y8 Boy’s MVP – Angus Miller Angus was the...

Last Action Signs Off 2017-18 Season

The 2017-18 New Zealand cricket season formally ended this week with the National Club Championships played at Auckland’s Cornwall Park. The Wellington region were represented by Rothbury Wilkinson Ewen Chatfield Cup winners, Onslow, who played some brilliant cricket when the city of sails wasn’t been battered by storms. After the...

Bumper Summer of Junior Cricket

The 2017-18 season will long be remembered as the first season in recent memory where the weather gods played their part – not a single day of junior Saturday cricket was rained off. With the weather playing its part, it was all systems go and Wellington’s junior cricketers had a...

Fundraising Evening with Sir Ian Botham

The Eastern Suburbs Junior Cricket Club committee is very excited to announce an Evening with Sir Ian Botham as a fundraising event being hosted jointly by ESJCC and Scots College Cricket Club. The event is being held at St John’s bar in Wellington at a cost of $75 per ticket...

Sir Jack Newman Award Nominations Open

The Sir Jack Newman Award, which comprises a trophy consisting of a greenstone cricket ball, a formal certificate, and a grant of $2,000 which the recipient is able to direct to any area of junior cricket, was established in 1982. The award is presented by the NZC Foundation to an...