22 of Southland, 15 of Canterbury

In the summer of 1876-77, James Lillywhite brought a team of England’s best cricketers out to New Zealand and Australia. Beginning with games against...

In Praise of the Scrapbook

There was a time when a scrapbook was part and parcel of a sports' fan's everyday life. In a time before the internet and...
Charles Thomas

Lieutenant Colonel Thomas of Timaru

Charles Thomas appears to have loved sport, playing cricket for South Canterbury but making his mark as an administrator in the early years of...
maorilanders

The Maorilanders

Throughout the 1920s and 30s, New Zealand cricket sides embarked on many significant tours that enhanced the reputation of the nation, both as cricketers...

Second Lieutenant Howe of Wellington

'Gillie' Howe represented Wellington in 1912 and 1914, playing five First Class and two 'miscellaneous' games for them. Two of his matches for Wellington...
Thomas Bryden

Rifleman Bryden of Dunedin

Of Scottish descent, Thomas James Bryden (“Jim”) played two Plunket Shield matches for Otago. The first, against Canterbury at Lancaster Park in March 1913,...