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Provincial Pride

Between the grassroots and international cricket sits the level where provincial passions and loyalty are tried and tested.

Read the stories from the provinces, moments in domestic matches and the players who defined their region's cricketing fortunes.

100 Domestic One Day Games

From 1992 through to 1998, New Zealand's premier women's side was determined through the Pub Charities tournament. Across these competitions, the contested format varied...

A Forgotten Legacy

There are several notable dates in the early history of New Zealand cricket, from the country’s first interprovincial match in 1860, to our first...

Historic Hallyburton Johnstone Shield Returns

Eighty-one years after it was first contested, the prestigious Hallyburton Johnstone (HBJ) Shield is being reintroduced by NZC this season, as the prize for...
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...
JR Reid

JR Reid Goes Big

In celebrating Michael Papps’ wonderful achievement in making the highest score for Wellington, with his monumental 316* against Auckland, last month, it is timely...
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...