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  • Job Vacancy – Wairarapa Cricket Operations & Development Manager Wairarapa CricketAssociation Operations and Development Manager It’s an exciting time for Wairarapa Cricket, with many changes taking place in how the game is governed and administered in the region. A vacancy has arisen for the newly-created role of Operations and Development Manager, which will be focused on achieving the strategic goals of maximising interest, participation and the standard of cricket in the ...
  • Wairarapa Cricket Annual General Meeting WAIRARAPACRICKETASSN (Inc) NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 7.30PM MONDAY 18 AUGUST 2014 Sports House Cnr Chapel and Jackson Streets, Masterton An amended constitution will be presented for adoption. Upon acceptance of that: Nominations are required for: Patron President Vice-Presidents (4) Honorary Solicitor Management Board Members (4) Nominations, Remits & Recommendations: Close with: The Administration Officer, PO Box 287, Masterton on Friday 8 August 2014
  • Wairarapa College need Cricket Coaches Wairarapa College requires assistance with cricket coaching for the upcoming 2014/15 season. Coaches are required for the 1st XI, 2nd XI and for two Junior teams. If you are at all interested in helping out please contact Alistair Payne via the College office or on apayne@waicol.co.nz
  • QEII Park Grandstand Fundraiser – Casino Night Casino_Games_CollageThe Queen Elizabeth Park Grandstand “Facelift” is making great progress.  As we head towards our target of $60,000 we can confirm the following: $8,000+ was raised at the Launch in February when John Wright entertained us.  We have 42 cattle fattening up on 18 properties throughout the Wairarapa – estimated to bring in a further $12,000 The ...
  • Simon Roseingrave wins Wellington Regional Volunteer of the Year Wellington regional Volunteer of the Year Simon Roseingrave flanked by Development Officer Sammy Curtis and Wairarapa Cricket Association Chairman Sam Rossiter-Stead at the TSB Arena on Thursday eveningWairarapa Cricket Women’s Coordinator Simon Roseingrave has been rewarded for all his hard work volunteering for the Wairarapa Cricket Association with the prestigious accolade of being named as the Wellington Regional Volunteer of the year at the Dominion Post Wellington Sports Awards on Thursday evening at the TSB arena in Wellington. Roseingrave, who missed out on ...
  • New Indoor Competitions for Juniors Wairarapa Cricket Development Officer Sammy Curtis, Wairarapa Indoor Sports Ltd Centre Manager Hayden Barrett and Wairarapa Womens Cricket Coordinator Simon Roseingrave promote the new Junior and Secondary School Indoor Cricket Leagues. Joining them are (Standing) L-R Sam Barrell, Luca O'Gorman, Emily Glennie, Sam Glennie, Jake Jonas. (Kneeling) Sam Jonas, Olivia Roseingrave, Jessica Roseingrave, Ben RoseingraveThe Wairarapa Cricket Association is teaming up with Wairarapa Indoor Sports Ltd to provide the junior cricketers of the Wairarapa an exciting opportunity to take part in newly established Junior and Secondary Schools Indoor Cricket Leagues this winter. The first competition is a combined year 7-11 girls and year 7-8 boy’s league. This will be known as ...

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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