Loughran has the last laugh

St Patrick’s College, Silverstream are the Premier Youth First XI cricket champions for the first time since 2006 - defeating Hutt International Boys’ School (HIBS) by 15 runs in the final on Saturday. In 2006 High School Musical was released. HIBS have set the pace locally for the best part of a decade, but they ... More

HIBS and Silverstream Meet in Prem Youth Cricket Final on Saturday

Article courtesy of Hamish Wareham/College Sport Media.   This Saturday sees top of the table St Pat’s Silverstream play host to Upper Hutt college rivals Hutt International Boys’ School in the final of Term Four CricHQ Premier Youth Grade in Wellington for 2019. The two sides last met in a one-day final ... More

College Cricket Season Starts This Weekend (Plus Some Players To Watch)

A new cricket season starts in the Wellington region this coming Saturday with the opening round of College Sport Wellington Boys Premier Youth, Premier Reserve and Premier 2 competitions 50-over matches. In opening day Premier Youth matches, Hutt International Boys’ School are at home against the Wellington College ... More

Wellington College On Target To Become Local Champs

National First XI cricket champions Wellington College have taken a huge step towards adding the Premier Youth title to their burgeoning trophy cabinet, edging St Patrick’s College, Silverstream in a thrilling top of the table clash in Wellington. Set 243 for victory the visitors fell three runs short of the target, ... More

Xara Jetly’s Cricket Career On The Rise

The youngest member in the Wellington Blaze squad is excited about getting the chance to take on the table-topping Auckland Hearts this weekend to earn a place in next week’s Women’s domestic competition one-day final. With a couple of other players including good friend and now White Fern regular Amelia Kerr having ... More

Ryan Jackson (Silverstream) named in NZ Māori Secondary Schoolboys cricket team

The inaugural New Zealand Māori Schools side to play a Governor General’s XI in Wellington next month will feature players from all six Major Associations. The Māori team, selected by long-term Northern Districts’ administrator Pat Malcon and NZC Talent Identification Manager Paul Wiseman, includes five players ... More

Preview – 1st XI Boys Cricket & Players of Interest

Wellington College are the National First XI Cricket champions after a spectacular run in Christchurch in December culminated in just the third National title for a Capital based school since 1990. Remarkably Hutt International Boys’ School (HIBS) holds local bragging rights, pipping Wellington by two wickets in last ... More

National Champs – Wellington College 1st XI win Gillette Cup

“Bugger this one’s down the drain,” Tim Robinson concedes he and most of his Wellington College First XI cricket teammates were thinking late on Friday afternoon at the Lincoln Oval in Christchurch. In the penultimate fixture of the national championships, Auckland winners King’s College only required two runs ... More

Wellington and HIBS Beat the Rain to make Premier Youth Cricket Final

Wellington College and Hutt International Boys’ School will contest the Premier Youth First XI cricket final on Saturday after a double round robin over the weekend saw the top two schools emerge in a rain plagued season. Wellington accomplished two resounding victories to seal top spot for the decider while HIBS ... More

2018 NZSS 1st XI cricket preview – Wellington College

The National Secondary Schools’ First XI Cricket Cup for boys began in 1990 and is among the longest-running competitions in secondary school sport.  Many first-class and international cricketers have made their name in this tournament. The 2018 national finals are being played at Lincoln University in December. T he ... More