Board and Staff

Our Board

Caroline Aberhart

Caroline is Pharmacy Team Leader and Oncology Pharmacist Prescriber at Wairau Hospital Pharmacy. Her 15+ year pharmacy career has taken her all around New Zealand and overseas.

Blenheim born, Christchurch raised, she enjoyed playing junior representative cricket for Canterbury. After returning to Blenheim in 2017, Caroline coached the Marlborough Girls College first XV rugby team for three years and earned her Senior Women’s Marlborough cricket cap in 2022.

Caroline is passionate about creating opportunities for women and girls to play cricket in Marlborough and continuing the development of our Women’s cricket pathway.

Denis Aberhart

Denis was a Director of Canterbury Cricket for eleven years during an exciting period of growth for the Association. A highlight during this time was the move to what is now a world class home base at Hagley Oval a project he is proud to have been involved with. Denis is a strong advocate for grassroots cricket as a key element in the structure of cricket.

As a player Denis represented Marlborough, Central Districts and Canterbury before a highly successful coaching career with Canterbury during the 1990s and New Zealand in 2001. He also coached Marlborough from 2007 to 2010.


Rebecca Condon

Rebecca is the Health & Safety/Capability Manager at Marisco Vineyards, managing the health and safety and HR for a staff of 90. She has previously managed Health & Safety requirements for several large New Zealand companies and has a strong background in policy design. Originally from Christchurch, Rebecca spent her teenage years as an expat in Asia and has travelled extensively since then. Sport was always the thing that brought the Kiwi’s together overseas and Rebecca now has two young sons who love cricket.



Jonathan Davis (Chair)

Jonathan works as a business development consultant, with a strong background in geospatial technology, product development and business strategy. Born in Blenheim, he played cricket through the junior and senior grades in the 1990’s before moving abroad for work. A highlight from his college years was playing for the MBC 1st XI that finished runners up in the 1994 NZ secondary schools 50-over competition. Since returning to Blenheim in 2016 with his partner Tiffany and daughter Scarlett, Jonathan has enjoyed getting back into cricketing circles, being involved with the Wairau club as a player, and more recently a junior coach.

Brenna Nation

Brenna and her husband Andrew moved to Marlborough with their three children, Benji, Blake and Jemima in 2011. Contributing as volunteers in sport through the years, Brenna has a keen passion for getting out there and creating opportunities and enjoyment for people through sport. Working as a self employed Executive Assistant and living on a lifestyle block with a small vineyard, offers plenty to keep her busy. Spare time for Brenna is often spent in the kitchen with her love of baking as well as following her kids on the sports field and caring for her numerous animals on their property.



Greg Stretch

Greg’s working career has involved over 30 years in the Banking Industry. Prior to his most recent role managing the SBS Bank in Blenheim, he held several positions with Westpac including Business Banking Manager.

He is an active senior club player for Wairau Valley and currently President (and Life Member) of the club. Greg represented Marlborough from 1986 to 2014 playing a record 209 games for the province. Following retirement from representative playing he is now the team Manager and a member of the selection panel.

Greg was part of the management committee of Marlborough Cricket from 1989, holding the position of Chairman for 6 years until 2014. He also served as a director of Central Districts Cricket Board from 2014–2017. In 2017 he was made a life member of Marlborough Cricket.

Our Staff

Ed Gilhooly – General Manager

Ed has a longstanding connection with Marlborough Cricket beginning back in 1998 when he spent 3 summers as our Coaching and Development Manager and represented Marlborough on 15 occasions during this time. He returned to Marlborough full time in 2007 and continues to play for the Renwick club as well as carrying out the role of MCA General Manager. Ed is married to Helen and they have two children who both play junior 5th Grade Cricket, Hannah for the Wairau Valley Girls team, Joseph for the Springlands Stags team. Ed likes to get around our junior grades and programmes and keep in touch with players and parents so please hunt him out and have a chat whenever you get the chance!