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

Premier Youth First XI Cricket Season Starting This Saturday

The opening round of the Premier Youth First XI cricket competition gets underway this Saturday with the opening deliveries of the new season being delivered at 11.00am.The season starts with rivals St Pat’s Silverstream and St Pat’s Wellington meeting at Silverstream, Term One Champions Wellington College First XI ... More

Top Four Finish For St Pats At Nationals

From fifth in Wellington to fourth in New Zealand, the rollercoaster ride of the St Patrick’s College, Wellington (Town) First XI football team is one of the more remarkable stories in college sport in 2018.Had the ball bounced in a different direction and some greater administrative empathy been applied, it’s ... More

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 ... More