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End of 2021-22 Season Awards

End of 2021-22 Season Awards

Matthew Stretch was named Marlborough Cricketer of the Year as the 2021-22 season was celebrated at the Annual Awards evening last Wednesday evening. He was also awarded the Queen Carnival Cup for contributions both on and off the field in a season where he topped the...

Renwick Defeat Wairau in SBS Bank 40 Over Final

Renwick Defeat Wairau in SBS Bank 40 Over Final

Renwick produced a fine all-round performance to defeat Wairau by 7 wickets in last Saturday’s SBS Bank 40 over final at Horton Park. Having won the toss and electing to bat on a pitch that looked good for batting Wairau’s batsmen struggled against some accurate...

Cricket News: Celtic Win 3rd Grade T20 Final

Cricket News: Celtic Win 3rd Grade T20 Final

Celtic completed their unbeaten run by defeating Wairau Valley in the final of the 3rd grade T20 competition last Saturday. Ben Armstrong (5-10) and Ollie Kennedy (3-12) combined to bowl Valley out for only 49 but Celtic struggled in reply before getting home by 2...

Cricket News: Women’s Rep Team win over Nelson

Cricket News: Women’s Rep Team win over Nelson

The Marlborough Women’s Rep team produced a superb performance to beat their Nelson counterparts by 91 runs last weekend. Anna Booker led the way with 52 as Marlborough posted 181 batting first with good support from Carley Englefield (18), Eden Pettigrew (18) and...

Cricket News: Exciting Games at all Levels

Cricket News: Exciting Games at all Levels

Wairau Valley held on for an exciting 4 run win at Kaikoura to keep their SBS Bank 2nd grade 40 over final hopes on track. Thomas Bolton was left stranded on 52no from 29 balls for Kaikoura as Blair Speedy (5-38) took the final two wickets in successive balls. Earlier...

Cricket News: Celtic Keep SBS Bank Senior grade T20 trophy

Cricket News: Celtic Keep SBS Bank Senior grade T20 trophy

The Marlborough Women’s team finally got their season underway last weekend playing the Sydenham Ladies in Cheviot. Anna Booker top scored with 35 runs while Joanne Farrell excelled in the field. The team’s next fixture is away to Nelson on 6th March. Celtic retained...

Cricket News: Cricket Continues, Limited by Weather and Covid

Cricket News: Cricket Continues, Limited by Weather and Covid

Wet weather wiped out the last two Saturdays resulting in the final date for WK 4th grade competition to be extended by one week to Saturday 19th March, the same weekend as afternoon grade finals. The Marlborough Women’s fixture with Nelson also fell to the weather...

Cricket News: Cricket Games Continues Under Red

Cricket News: Cricket Games Continues Under Red

WK Junior 4th and 5th grades return to action this weekend with games operating under the new traffic light red system for community sport gatherings. Up to date information on play and training guidelines can be viewed via the MCA website. We also ask that all...

Cricket News: Marlborough to Play in Hawke Cup Zone 3 Final

Cricket News: Marlborough to Play in Hawke Cup Zone 3 Final

The Marlborough Senior Reps lost their final Hawke Cup Zone 3 game to Canterbury Country over the weekend but will get a chance to avenge that defeat when the same two teams meet in the Zone final in Rangiora from 5-7 Feb. The Marlborough batsmen struggled against the...

Festivals and Tournaments to Start 2022

Festivals and Tournaments to Start 2022

The Canterbury / Otago Mainland team were winners of both the A and B competitions at the National Over 50s tournament held in Blenheim last week to round off a great week of cricket at Horton and Oliver Parks. The grounds were in fantastic condition and high scores...