SC Primary Yr 5 & 6 Start New Season with Win

South Canterbury captain Alex Kelliher won the toss and choose to bat against North Otago last weekend in Oamaru on February 23rd. South Canterbury batted well and made 122 for 6 off their 40 overs. Toby Clemett made 28 runs opening the batting, Toby Scannell 15 with...

Lower order fight stops total collapse

The frailty of South Canterbury’s batting was brutally exposed in an innings and 18-run defeat to Mid Canterbury in the last Hawke Cup cricket match of the season at Aorangi Oval yesterday. The result meant South Canterbury lost any chance of sneaking a Hawke...

Timaru End Day 1 in Strong Position

Two centuries from former South Canterbury representative players highlighted the latest round of South Canterbury two-day cricket on Saturday. Sam Porter’s 130 got Timaru to a dominant position against Star at the end of the first day at Mountainview High...

Three Hawke Cup debutants for South Canty

The South Canterbury cricket team faces a tough task against Mid Canterbury, with its top four batsmen unavailable for the Hawke Cup clash at Aorangi Oval starting today. Openers Richie Preston and James Laming are out, along with Gerrit Roux and Jack Harper. Preston...

Primary Yr 5 & 6 Training Squad Chosen

After the cricket trials for the Year 5 & 6 boys at the Graeme Blanchard Centre on Sunday 16th February, the following training squad has been selected to take part in 3 trial matches in February and March this season. From these 3 trial matches 12 players will...

Two captains to the rescue

Two captain’s knocks punctuated an absorbing day of senior two-day cricket between Timaru and Roncalli/Celtic at Ashbury Park 4 on Saturday. Both teams’ first innings looked in early trouble before Timaru captain Josh Smallridge (65) and stand-in...

Primary Yr 5 & 6 Rep Trials

The Primary Cricket Yr 5 & 6 Representative trials for the teams for the coming year will be held on Sunday morning February 16th from 10.30am – 1.00pm. Players need to be nominated prior to this date and you can do this by filling in the nomination form...

SC’s batting again exposed

South Canterbury’s dream of earning back-to-back Hawke Cup challenges looks all but over after a first innings defeat to Southland in Invercargill yesterday. With first innings points likely to decide who gets the challenge from the southern zone, the South...

Celtic’s Johnston hits 106

A scintillating maiden century from Phil Johnston allowed Celtic to cruise past Star by six wickets in the final round of the senior 45-over cricket competition on Saturday. Johnston hit 106 in just his third senior innings to ensure the defending champions eased past...

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