Hawke Cup

How Southland Won The Hawke Cup

On July 18th 1910, the New Zealand Cricket Council received a letter from the Auckland Cricket Association offering a shield for cricket competition from...

Here We Are Now, Entertain Us; Part 2

Growing up in England, you listened to the radio or, when you could, watched cricket on the TV. By today’s standards, some of this...

Here We Are Now, Entertain Us; Part 1

We go to cricket, now, to be entertained - especially of course at T20 level. Watching the closing stages of the Women’s Big Bash...
NZ Women's T20 Winners

A Title With No Name: NZ Women’s T20 Winners

In 2016-17, the Otago Sparks broke their duck, winning the NZ Women's T20 competition for the first time since it began in 2007-08. They have...
Hallyburton Johnstone

Hally: Retired Farmer, Full-Time Sports Enthusiast

Not many people realise that the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield is named for the man who donated it for the domestic women’s cricket competition in...
Paul Barton

Last Over With Erin: Paul Barton

Paul Barton's Test career started in special fashion, hitting 54 at Durban in his debut innings. He missed New Zealand's first win on foreign...