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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.

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...

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...
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...
t20 winners

Super Smashing: T20 Winners

With four titles to their name, Auckland are easily the most dominant side in men's domestic T20 history. They also share the record for...
plunket shield winners

Plunket Shield Winners

After a thrilling final day of the 2016-17 Plunket Shield competition, Canterbury have enhanced their standing as the leading First-Class association in New Zealand...

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...