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  • Top Pub Greytown win The Umpires Cup Final Troy Burling & Paul LyttleThe Premier Grade semi-finals and finals took place on Saturday 20th December and Sunday 21st December respectively.  Dan Cayliss the QE Park Groundsman had worked tirelessly to get the pitch and outfield up to scratch. On Saturday, the weather was fantastic, the grounds looked fantastic and umpires James Sprowson and Brian Campbell got the semi-final underway. ...
  • Central Districts Under 17 Team named Liam Burling  At the conclusion of the Central Districts Regional Under 17 tournament held in Napier from the 15th to the 18th December the Central Districts Under 17 team was named.  The Wairarapa Board were thrilled to hear that Liam Burling was named in the team.  It was only a few weeks ago that Liam scored 88 ...
  • Report on Wairarapa Under 15 Girls Tournament Wairarapa Under 15 CD Tournament Team:
L to R (Back Row):  Elizabeth Cohr, Meghan Matthews, Charlee Metekingi, Hannah Murdoch, Kate Sims, Caitlin Elliott, Gemma Sims, Simon Roseingrave (coach)
Front Row (L to R):  Annissa Greenlees, Olivia Roseingrave, Annabel McKenzie (captain), Amy Fitzgerald, Charlotte Glennie (non-playing reserve)    Central Districts Under 15 Girls Tournament, Palmerston North, Tuesday 18th to Thursday 20th 2015.   Tuesday 18th   A long, hard day in the Palmerston North wind for the Wairarapa U/15 Girls. The first up game was versus defending champions Taranaki, and Kate Sims clean bowling their opener first ball of the tournament unfortunately was not a precursor of ...
  • Premier Grade Finals Weekend greytown-logoThe Umpires Cup Semi-finals is being played tomorrow, 20 December at QE Park, Masterton.  As the top qualifiers, Greytown are already in the final which is being played on Sunday, 21 December, starting at 11.00am   Tomorrow sees Lansdowne play Burger King Red Star.  Play starts at 12 noon.                   ...
  • Junior Cricket Finals Last weekend saw the finals in the Junior Cricket taking place. At this stage a report on the Hardball Premiership Final between Lansdowne Gold and the Red Star Aces has not been received, but Lansdowne Gold did win.  Well done Lansdowne! The Incrediball Premiership Final was held at Greytown, last Saturday 13 December 2014 and was contested ...
  • Development Green and Gold Teams prepare for Riverbend Last Sunday, 14 December,  the Boys Development Green and Gold teams had a friendly in preparation for their respective Riverbend tournaments in January 2015. It was a 25 over match with the Gold team reaching 111 for the loss of 5 wickets. The Development Green bowlers bowled well and the guys took some great catches to ...

Wairarapa Cricket Association is one of the smallest cricket districts in New Zealand. But it is one with a proud history. Formed in 1894-95, Wairarapa Cricket currently has four active senior clubs – Lansdowne, Red Star, Marist Old Boys, and Greytown (which is the second oldest cricket club in New Zealand). The senior competitions are complimented with the inclusion of teams from Wairarapa College, Rathkeale College, and Kuranui Old Boys. In the junior section we have representation from all of the above as well as Martinborough, Carterton and East Coast.

Locally we run four levels of competition, Premier where teams battle it out in Two Day and One Day competitions on Saturdays and the T20 competition on Thursday evenings, Second Grade where there is a One Day competition which splits into two sections after a full round of competition and also a T20 competition.  At secondary schools level we run a Junior competition.  A number of our secondary school teams play in our senior and open grade competition.  Junior Cricket (JCB)  is played at three levels, Kiwi and Incrediball on Fridays and Hardball on Saturdays.

As well as local competitions we are proud of the success our small district produces in the representative arena with teams competing at Senior Hawke Cup and Chapple Cup level down through development sides, under age teams and junior.  Wairarapa has had three periods of holding the prestigious Hawke Cup – the main trophy for district cricket. Firstly from 1920-21 to 1921-22, then again in 1950-51, and finally from 1976-77 to 1978-79, withstanding seven challenges.

Our new restructured website has been put together as a central point for all Wairarapa cricket clubs, schools and social players to be able to check draws, send in results, view competition points and read news reports about rep matches, club games, inter-schools, special fixtures, our sponsors, coaching and development and any other information related to cricket in the Wairarapa.

We also hope that the website will be useful for visitors from outside the district wishing to find out cricket information from the Wairarapa District, whether it be history, contact details, or seeing who is performing in the local club and representative teams.

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