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Newman Shield won by Marlborough Senior Rep Team

Newman Shield won by Marlborough Senior Rep Team

The Marlborough Senior Rep team ended its season on a high with victory over Nelson last Sunday to bring the Newman Shield back to Marlborough. On a good Saxton Oval wicket Nelson made a competitive 240 batting first, Harsh Visavadya top scoring with 76 while the...

Wairau Valley 2nd Grade Remains Unbeaten

Wairau Valley 2nd Grade Remains Unbeaten

Wairau Valley are the only unbeaten side in the SBS Bank 2nd grade challenge cup competition following a narrow 8 run win over Kaikoura at Horton Park on Saturday. Luke Pannell was the match winner for Valley scoring 89 out of the team total of 166 and taking 3...

Athletic College Old Boys Stay As Tasman Premier League Champions

Athletic College Old Boys Stay As Tasman Premier League Champions

Athletic College Old Boys are this season’s Tasman Premier league champions after defeating the Marlborough Labour Hire Falcons by 6 wickets in Sunday’s final at Saxton Oval. The defending champions proved too strong as the Falcons could only muster 141 batting first...

Celtic win SBS Bank Senior Grade T20 Championship

Celtic win SBS Bank Senior Grade T20 Championship

Celtic are this season’s SBS Bank Senior Grade T20 champions following their 28 run victory over Renwick in last Friday evening’s final. Josh Poole was named man of the match top scoring with 56 and sharing a 98 run opening partnership with Tom Sutherland (45) and...

Junior Cricket Starts for 2021

Junior Cricket Starts for 2021

Junior cricket grades got underway for the 2021 season last weekend. I watched most of the WK 5th grade game between the two girls teams, the Renwick Royals and WV Blasters, and was impressed by the skill and sportsmanship of the players who were obviously greatly...

Junior Cricket Celebrated at Awards Night

Junior Cricket Celebrated at Awards Night

Junior cricket grades return this weekend with the start of the 2021 season. We again have 10 teams taking part in WK 5th grade while 4th grade has increased to 8 teams. The female game continues to flourish with a 2nd girls’ team in 5th grade under the Wairau Valley...

Marlborough Narrowly Loses to Nelson

Marlborough Narrowly Loses to Nelson

Marlborough missed out on a Hawke Cup challenge by the most slender of margins last weekend as Nelson scraped to a one wicket win on first innings in a tense finish. The Marlborough batsman performed well all down the order with number 8 Akhil Pant top scoring with 65...

Marlborough Senior Rep team to take on Nelson

Marlborough Senior Rep team to take on Nelson

It’s winner takes all this weekend at Horton Park as the Marlborough Senior Rep team take on Nelson in round 3 of the Zone 3 Hawke Cup elimination series. The team that collects most points from the game will move forward to challenge Canterbury Country for the Hawke...

Bowl into new year of Marlborough cricket for everyone

Bowl into new year of Marlborough cricket for everyone

I trust you all had a great Xmas and New Year break and still enjoying plenty of cricket at the beach! Our junior grades start their 2021 season the first weekend of February and clubs are currently working through grading of players and teams for the re-start. Now is...

Wairau Valley win 3rd Grade T20

Wairau Valley win 3rd Grade T20

Wairau Valley are the 2020 3rd grade T20 winners following a tense 3 run victory over Renwick in last Friday’s final. Caleb Speedy top scored with 36 in Valley’s 123, Andrew Marshall 3-13. In response Lennox Crowe (66no) took Renwick close but a fine spell of bowling...