John Sparling

Last Over With Erin: John Sparling

John Sparling played more than 120 First-Class games across a career that spanned some 15 seasons. Along the way, he appeared in 11 Tests...

Vale Norm Wilson

In the course of some ongoing research for the Museum into the history of the Hawke Cup, Norm Wilson was one of those contacted....
plunket shield winners

Plunket Shield Winners

The 2017-18 Plunket Shield competition went in to the final day with Central Districts holding a narrow four-point lead over the Wellington Firebirds. After both...
New Zealand Cricket Awards

New Zealand Cricket Awards

It is that time of year again: with the end of the international season and the last games of Plunket Shield being played its...
IL Bula

From Lau to Lancaster: the Story of Ilikena

When Fiji toured New Zealand in the 1977-78 season, it ended an association that stretched back to 1895 when a Fijian cricket side first...
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...