Rob Nicol proves a whiz for Wizards

A career-best 85 from Canterbury opener Rob Nicol was enough for the Wizards to play spoiler to Wellington’s domestic Twenty20 cricket finals hopes, as they held on for a five-run win at Aorangi Oval. Boundaries flowed as Nicol and Wellington’s Jesse Ryder...

Top players on show

There will be plenty of past, present and future Black Caps players on show as domestic cricket returns to Aorangi Oval at 5pm today. With squads for the Pakistan tour, and provisional 30-man World Cup squads announced yesterday, South Canterbury cricket fans face the...

Timaru hit their straps

It was a day of redemption in the South Canterbury one-day senior cricket competition. Timaru found some form at last, on Saturday, with a 104-run win over Roncalli College, while an out of favour former South Canterbury player piloted Celtic to a 21-run win and...

Preston ton reignites SC to Hawke Cup victory

All-out attack on the Otago Country bowlers has reignited South Canterbury’s Hawke Cup campaign. The green and blacks’ unlikely four wicket win in Alexandra yesterday means a do-or-die clash against Southland in the final round-robin game at Aorangi Oval...

Young side reaches target

South Canterbury junior cricket teams had mixed success against Christchurch Metro opposition, last weekend, in Christchurch. The South Canterbury Development team had the most success, against a Christchurch Metro year seven side. Despite facing an imposing target of...

SC have battle on their hands

South Canterbury have their backs to the wall, in their third round-robin Hawke Cup match against Otago Country. The batsmen are under fire after two consecutive poor efforts against North Otago and Mid Canterbury, including being dismissed for just 62 in the second...

South Canterbury share U16 title after final abandoned

The final days play at the U16 cricket tournament had to be abandoned due to wet weather. This means that the winner’s trophy will be shared between finalists Metro Red and South Canterbury. Well done to the South Canterbury boys who performed well all week and...

Day 3 Results U16 Tournament, Timaru

Results from the 3rd days play in the Trust Aoraki Canterbury Under 16 Regional Boys Tournament being held in Timaru. Mid Canterbury 72/3 (W Southby 35*) defeated Buller 71/10 (S Stagg 5-35 and M Holmes 4-19) by 7 wickets. Metro Black 156/10 (K Patel 3-27) defeated...

South Canterbury U16s win again

Results from the 2nd days play in the Trust Aoraki Canterbury U16 Regional Boys Tournament being held in Timaru. Buller 72/10 (H Betty 3-8) lost to Metro White 76/2 (A Burnett 40no) by 8 wickets. Metro Red 141/2 (A Todd 71) defeated Mid Canterbury 138/10 (S Crequer...

SC U16 start tournament with win

Nick Haack and Glen Drake powered the South Canterbury under-16 team to a 58-run victory over Canterbury Country at Aorangi Oval yesterday. The home team made a perfect start to the Canterbury Regional tournament in Timaru, despite a middle-order collapse, and wayward...

Davies stars in Celtic’s big win over Star

Temuka snuck home, Celtic got their groove back and Timaru’s season went from bad to worse in the latest round of South Canterbury senior one day cricket. Temuka survived a middle-order collapse to beat Roncalli College by one wicket at Ashbury Park, Celtic...

SC lose tight games at U18 tournament

The South Canterbury under-18 cricket team are probably still wondering how they didn’t win a game at their zone tournament in Christchurch last week. Despite finishing last, Jack Harper made it into the Canterbury under-18 squad, while Sam Porter will act as a...
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