Second Lieutenant Gordon Kinvig of Wellington

James Gordon Kinvig (known as “JG”, "Kinny" or simply “Gordon”) was the epitome of the amateur sportsman in the early 1900s. A fine rugby...

Enter Donald Sandman

Unless you play cricket for St Albans, where a cup is named in his honour, most New Zealanders won’t know the name, Donald McKay...
Tingling Catch

The Poetry of Cricket: Part Two

This is a fascinating anthology that has been very well put together by Mark Pirie. It’s divided into various categories and nearly all of...
Pakistan and India 1955-56

Harry’s Diary: Pakistan and India 1955-56

On the 3rd of October 1955 a New Zealand cricket side left for its first tour of the subcontinent. With 16 matches to played throughout...
2000 women's cricket world cup

The 2000 Women’s Cricket World Cup

  New Zealand cricket teams have a habit of punching above their weight at World Cups; the WHITE FERNS have been runners-up three times, while...
George Watson

George Watson: from triumph to tragedy

The opening round of the 2017-18 Plunket Shield season saw the two Districts, Central and Northern, pitted against each other at Mount Maunganui on...