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2018-19 Ewen Chatfield Draw
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Last week the Cricket Wellington Club Awards were held in the Basin Reserve’s Norwood Room to recognise the season’s best at the game’s grassroots. Having secured a 15th Pearce Cup in the last 17 seasons, the Eastern Suburbs Premier Men’s side were on hand to collect their trophy. Their star...
Easter weekend’s Pearce Cup final sees Eastern Suburbs and Johnsonville take to the Basin Reserve for the final piece of senior silverware on offer this season. With both sides having suffered a finals’ defeat already this season (Johnsonville to Onslow in the Ewen Chatfield One Day competition and Easts to...
Karori Park hosted both CricHQ T20 Cup semi-finals on a blustery Sunday afternoon with Karori and Eastern Suburbs emerging as this year’s finalists. Karori’s path to the final was paved by Tom Blundell, enjoying his time back playing club cricket. Blundell’s 52 led his side to 129 as some tight...