What does Tom Blundell have in common with the great Chris Nevin, and leading wicket taker Ewen Chatfield? They all grew up playing club cricket in Wellington. Whether it be Eastern Suburbs, Karori, Upper Hutt or North City, the affiliated cricket clubs are the lifeblood of cricket in Wellington and New Zealand.
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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...
Eastern Suburbs have won the the Pearce Cup Final. The side only needed to draw the match to take back the Pearce Cup for 2016/17. A professional and complete performance from the 14 time champions played out over the 3 days at the Basin Reserve. Knowing that Karori needed to chase...
Eastern Suburbs and Karori will meet in a final for the second time this season when they go head to head at the Basin Reserve this Friday, Saturday Sunday in the Pearce Cup decider. Easts convincingly won the first meeting between the sides at Kilbirnie Park back in January in...
Team of the Week
The Rothbury Wilkinson Insurance Brokers Premier Team of the Week for Round 7 of the Ewen Chatfield Trophy is:
|L Johns +||Eastern Suburbs||42 & 2 Catches|
|J Anderson||Eastern Surbubs||7/32|