24 hours in the life of Greg Hull – SCCA Groundsman

[singlepic id=56 w=320 h=240 float=center] Nervous times: Aorangi Oval groundsman Greg Hull knows he will prepare a good pitch for the return of top-level domestic cricket to South Canterbury on December 31, but it is not enough to calm his nerves before the big day....

Carlaw Family Lead Celtic in Twenty20 Wins

Sam Carlaw shrugged off the disappointment of being dropped from the Hawke Cup team by making two scintillating innings with the bat, one of which was a family affair in a long partnership with his father Bruce, as he lead Celtic to two wins in the first rounds of the...

South Canterbury Confident ahead of Hawke Cup

[singlepic id=51 w=320 h=240 float=left] The South Canterbury cricket side head into their second Hawke Cup elimination game of the season full of confidence. South Canterbury face neighbours Mid Canterbury over the weekend at the Aorangi Bowl, after their first game...

Renovations get Canty cricket’s approval

It may look a little messy, but it is on track. The upgrade of Aorangi Oval’s changing rooms got the seal of approval from Canterbury Cricket chief executive Lee Germon yesterday. The improvements were vital in bringing first-class cricket back to South...

Three Outright Results in Tweedy Cup

Celtic had time to do the Christmas shopping after dismissing Star early on the second day 10 runs short of having to bat again and moved to the top of the Tweedy Cup. Temuka reversed a first innings loss to win outright over Timaru and in Waimate the home team...

Dream century one of a kind

[singlepic id=49 w=320 h=240 float=right] He’s no Lance Cairns but for one Saturday in Timaru, he sure batted like him. Cricketer Jeremy Anderson, or `Hoss’ as he is better known, has never had a day at the crease like he had on Saturday at Rockdale, and...

U17 girls batting disappoints

The South Canterbury under-17 girls cricket side was left ruing one poor batting performance at their regional tournament in Christchurch. Being dismissed for 59 against eventual winners Christchurch cost the team any chance for the title. The 50-over competition...

SC U19 almost win rain affected tournament

Coach Chris Galwey almost added the Canterbury Area U19 tournament to his list of achievements as a player or coach but was denied by the very last ball of the week as South Canterbury tied their last match in the tournament held at Illam during the first week of...

U17 Cricket tournament goes down to the wire

[singlepic id=74 w=320 h=240 float=right]THE under-17 cricket zone tournament, being played in Timaru, will head down to the wire today, with three of the six teams equal on points heading into the final round. Christchurch Metro Black, Canterbury Country and Mid...

SC U17 start well, but then fall short

[singlepic id=48 w=320 h=240 float=right]The South Canterbury under-17 cricket team will continue to search for their opening win of the zone tournament today. The side probably had its best chance to get a win when they took on fellow strugglers Buller-West Coast, in...

Ball Dominates Bat in Tweedy Cup

The recent rainfall certainly on paper seemed to affect the pitches as bowlers dominated in most matches with the exception being Knottingley Park where Geraldine’s first innings of 168-8 declared has already been passed by Waimate for the loss of only three wickets....

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