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  • Representative results from the weekend Chris Cogdale (Left) and Shaun Ryan (Right)Wairarapa Senior Men vs Taranaki Senior Men Captain’s Report On a windy day but a flat wicket out at Rathkeale College’s oval, Wairarapa won the toss and elected to bat. The Umpires and Scorers were ready to go. Thelma Luxton, Taranaki Scorer for more than 20 years     Unfortunately things did not start well for the home side with wickets ...
  • Senior Cricket Weekend Results Sanjay Patel (5 for 29)In the Senior Competition, The Umpires Cup,  Wairarapa College tasted victory for the first time when they beat Lansdowne by 33 runs. Lucienne Burt top scored with 31 runs.  The boys were all out for 136 runs off 25.5 overs.  Sanjay Patel got his name on the Honours Board for the first time this season ...
  • Junior Cricket Weekend results Standing (L to R):  Ben Oakly, Josh Olsen, Caleb Freeman, Pierre Jacobs, Joshua Nelson, Eric Bargh, Sam Matthewson, Craig Nelson (Coach)
Kneeling (L to R):  Daniel Beveridge, Jamie McLeod, Mark Steventon, Jack Lovell, Ralph McLeod, Samuel DraperIn the Junior Hardball Premiership Grade the Martinborough Falcons hosted the Red Star Aces in windy conditions on Saturday morning.  Red Star won the toss and decided to bat.  A very solid opening partnership between Jake Jonas (27*) and Michael Caldwell (22*) set Red Star up to achieve a competitive total of 111 for 6. ...
  • Wairarapa Cricket Draw 20-22 November 2014 WAIRARAPA CRICKET DRAW:  20-22 November 2014 PREMIER The Rock T20 Thursday 5pm Start Rathkeale v Top Pub Greytown Rathkeale Oval Wairarapa College v Burger King Red Star Wairarapa College Art Lansdowne Bye Umpires Cup Saturday – 12 noon start Burger King Red Star v Lansdowne Park Sports No. 1 Top Pub Greytown v Rathkeale Greytown Wairarapa College Bye Second Grade Saturday – 1pm Start Turkey Red Greytown Old Boys v 10 O’Clock Cookie Greytown Kuranui Art Rathkeale 2 v Lansdowne 3 Rathkeale Art No. 1 Rathkeale Colts v Lansdowne 2 Rathkeale Art No. 3
  • Cricket World Cup 2015 As you will know the Cricket World Cup is being hosted by Australia and New Zealand in 2015.  The tournament starts on the 14th February 2015, with New Zealand hosting Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval Christchurch and the final will be played at the MCG on the 29th March 2015. Presently there is a Cricket World ...
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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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