Three clear-cut wins in one-dayers

Celtic and Timaru had comprehensive wins, while Waimate made the most of winning a crucial toss to claim maximum points in the senior one-day cricket competition on Saturday. Waimate beat Roncalli College by eight wickets after winning the toss and choosing to field...

Hawke Cup teams for this weekend

The squads to play in the match between South Canterbury and Otago Country are as follows; South Canterbury: South Canterbury squad to face Otago Country at Aorangi Oval: Richie Preston (c), Craig Davies, Bill Walsh, Dhananjaya Murari, Dan Laming, Glenn Matthews,...

South Canterbury win outright despite batsmen struggling

The South Canterbury cricket team secured a four-wicket outright win in its Hawke Cup match against Mid Canterbury yesterday, but questions still remain over the batting. Both teams struggled to adjust to a greener than usual Aorangi Oval pitch and runs proved hard to...

Celtic, Temuka flourish

Celtic’s second-stringers did the job again, Temuka did enough to edge Roncalli College, and Star sunk to yet another low, as the senior one-day cricket competition returned on Saturday. Star were bowled out for 31, in less than an hour at Knottingley Park,...

Drake named in Sri Lanka tour

About “The Willows” * Based in Canterbury * Objectives are to encourage players in secondary school first elevens to play with and against experienced players, many of who are present or past first-class cricketers. * To offer quality cricket to cricket...

JAB Teams to Play Otago Country

South Canterbury Primary A to play Otago Country in Alexandra on Feb 26th Players to assemble by 10.15am at Molyneux Park. Shaun Rooney (capt) Angus Duffield Tim Hepburn Cullen Grace William Sharp Gabriel Evans Ben Thomson Matt Cochrane –Bennett James Arscott Ted...

South Canterbury Hawke Cup team announced

The big names are back, but the focus remains on the batting for the South Canterbury Hawke Cup team to face Mid Canterbury at Aorangi Oval on Saturday. Coach Bruce Carlaw, assistant coach Robin Beeby and manager John Davies have named their strongest possible lineup...

South Canterbury lose outright to Southland

South Canterbury’s stand-in coach John Davies said hopes of a Hawke Cup challenge this season had “just about gone” after a 10-wicket defeat to Southland in a second-round elimination cricket match in Invercargill, yesterday. The result means...

Timaru joins Celtic in senior final

Celtic and Timaru will meet in another final this season after earning outright victories in the final round of senior cricket’s two-day competition. Celtic were already assured a spot in the final, but essentially ended Star’s hopes when they beat them by...

Celtic win inaugural Second Grade T20 competition.

The Timaru & Celtic Second Grade sides played each other in the final of the Second Grade Twenty20 competition today. In perhaps a first, the final was played on South Canterbury’s main ground at Aorangi Oval giving many of the players an opportunity to play...

Southland on top against South Canterbury in Hawke Cup

Southland are a matter of 43 runs away from first innings points against South Canterbury after a low-scoring day one of the two-day Hawke Cup showdown at Queens Park in Invercargill today. After a delayed start because of rain early in the day Southland won the toss...

Wedding strips SC for Hawke Cup game

The South Canterbury Hawke Cup cricket team will be short on experience and without their two coaches for the crucial second-round match against Southland in Invercargill, starting tomorrow. At least five front-line players will attend the wedding of former South...

Fisher’s workload up a notch

South Canterbury Cricket executive officer David Fisher has taken up a fulltime four-month contract with an Oamaru bank in the middle of the cricket season, with the blessing of the South Canterbury Cricket Association (SCCA) board. Fisher started as branch manager at...

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