Junior Cricket

Outstanding performers recognised at Cricket Wellington Age Group Awards

Wellington’s brightest young cricket talents were recognised for their performances this summer at the Kilbirnie Sports Cricket Wellington Age Group Awards ceremony held at the Basin Reserve yesterday. Players from age groups between year 8 and under 19 were rewarded for their stand-out performances, bringing to an end another successful...

Leg-spinner casts superb spell at U17 Nationals

A spell-binding six-wicket bag for 16-year-old Auckland leg-spinner Adithya Ashok was the talk of the last day of round-robin matches at NZC’s Under-17 national championships, today. Ashok is no stranger to turning heads, having been called into Mt Albert Grammar School’s First XI when he was still just in Year 9....

Big week for cricket’s next generation

If history is any indication, a sweep of New Zealand’s future Domestic cricket stars will be on display in Lincoln over the next six days. The NZC Men’s Under 17 National Tournament brings together the best fresh-faced talents from the six New Zealand Major Associations, with defending champions Auckland Under 17...

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...