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N.O. foiled by defiant stand

Monday, 16 November 1981

A defiant tenth wicket stand by Central Otago tailenders Graeme Fergusson and Peter Thompson foiled North Otago in their hopes of forcing an outright win and thus regaining the Tate Trophy for senior representative cricket. Central won the more..


N.O. hangs on for draw in cricket

Wednesday, 25 March 1981

North Otago hung on for a draw in the final representative match of the season against Southland played at Surry Park over the weekend. North Otago batted first and made a disastrous start losing its first two wickets with only one run on the boar more..


North Otago top order batsmen fail

Monday, 5 January 1981

The failure of the North Otago top order batsmen was again evident as the team drew with the New Zealand Brabin XI at Centennial Park in Oamaru on Saturday and Sunday. The Brabin team won the toss and elected to bat on a firm track. The op more..


Exciting finish to rep cricket

Monday, 22 December 1980

In an exciting finish to the representative cricket match played between North Otago and Ashburton at Centennial Park on Saturday and Sunday the local side failed by one wicket to take the outright although on the other hand Ashburton were only fi more..


Chance thrown away in cup cricket

Monday, 10 November 1980

North Otago through some inept batting, threw away one of its best chances in years of winning a Hawke Cup elimination match when after dismissing South Canterbury for only 151, the local side could only muster a first innings total of 72. more..


Victory Snatched from N. Otago

Monday, 18 February 1980

Lack of time snatched away an outright victory for North Otago over South Canterbury at the weekend when in a senior representative cricket match played at Knottingly Park, Waimate. South Canterbury requiring 237 in their second innings were 170 w more..


Sensational Start By North Otago, But Match Ends In Draw

Monday, 4 February 1980

North Otago and Central Otago had to settle for a draw on the second and final day of their representative cricket fixture played at Centennial Park over the weekend. North Otago made first use of the pitch and it was only a solid 42 from more..


Gripping Finish To N.O. Cricket

Wednesday, 9 January 1980

A gripping finish was the feature of the two-day representative cricket match between North Otago and Otago B which concluded on Saturday. After leading by seven runs on the first innings when the declaration was made - forty minutes befor more..


N.O. Beaten by Ashburton

Monday, 17 December 1979

After conceding only four runs on the first innings, North Otago lost its senior representative cricket match against Ashburton played over the weekend at Ashburton by five wickets. Winning the toss, North Otago batted first and amassed 15 more..


Many Maiden Overs, but N. Otago Loses

Monday, 12 November 1979

The inability to ram home the advantage cost North Otago its Hawke Cup elimination match against Southland played at Awamoa Park over the weekend. With the North otago bowlers spearheaded by Peter Bee in control in the first session of play on Sat more..


North Otago Beaten In Cricket

Monday, 6 November 1978

North Otago went down to South Canterbury in a Hawke Cup cricket match played at Knottingley Park, Waimate, yesterday. North Otago was all out in its first innings for 167, Ian Pitches being the top scorer with 57. In reply South C more..


N.O. Cricket Ends On High Note

Monday, 6 March 1978

The North Otago senior representative cricket XI finished the 1977/78 season on a high note when they defeated Central Otago by nine wickets in a two day fixture played at Awamoa Park last weekend. Left 80 runs for victory in their second more..


North Otago Beaten In Cricket

Monday, 28 November 1977

Ashburton won the right to meet South Canterbury next weekend when it fought back well to beat North Otago on the first innings in their Hawke Cup elevation cricket match at Ashburton at the week-end. Ashburton started well with the bat, b more..


Rain Rules Out Decision In Cricket

Monday, 14 November 1977

North Otago held most of the honours after two rain affected days ruled out a decision in the Hawke Cup cricket match at Ashburton during the weekend. But Ashburton was given little chance to mount a real challenge. North Otago batted virt more..


Southland Leaves Honours to N.O.

Tuesday, 15 March 1977

The North Otago senior representative cricket team outplayed Southland in all aspects in the two-day match at Invercargill on Saturday and Sunday. Southland batted a 70 run opening partnership to be 111 for three at lunch on the first day. more..


North Otago Fails In Hawke Cup Elimination

Monday, 17 January 1977

Not even a brilliant 90 by North Otago captain Norman McKenzie could keep out the strong Ashburton side in their two day match played at Awamoa Park this weekend. Batting first North Otago batted slowly to be all out shortly after 5 o'clock on the more..


North Otago wins Hawke Cup Elimination Game

Monday, 22 November 1976

North Otago beat Central Otago by 63 runs in a rather slow Hawke Cup elimination cricket match played in Balclutha in the weekend. more..


Ashburton Beats N. Otago

Monday, 2 February 1976

After a tense final session of play yesterday Ashburton gained victory by a margin of seven runs over North Otago in their annual two-day fixture played in Ashburton at the weekend. Earlier, it has seemed that North Otago, trailing on the more..


S. Cant, Has 1st Innings Win Over N.O.

Monday, 15 December 1975

South Canterbury won the right to issues its first challenge for the season against Southland on January 24 in the Hawke Cup series when it scored a first innings win over North Otago at Oamaru over the weekend. Batting was slow, each side more..


Hawke Cup Elimination Match To N.O.

Tuesday, 2 December 1975

North Otago had a comfortable 10-wicket win over Central Otago in a Hawke Cup elimination match at Oamaru at the weekend and earned the right to play South Canterbury in a further knockout match later. At the end of the first day the match more..


N.O. Game With Sth Canterbury Drawn

Monday, 10 February 1975

The two-day cricket match between North Otago and South Canterbury faded away yesterday to a draw at Knottingly Park, Waimate. South Canterbury, which had a first innings win, set a difficult task in not declaring their second innings clos more..


N.O. Unlucky To Lose Game Against Southland

Monday, 9 December 1974

In the second representative fixture of the season North Otago after a solid first innings left Southland off the hook through some dropped catches and lost on the first innings. A feature of the North Otago batting was the consistency displayed, more..


Ashburton Beats N.O. In Cricket

Monday, 7 January 1974

In the replay representative cricket match, the Hawke Cup elimination, played at Ashburton on Sunday between Ashburton and North Otago, Ashburton proved the superior side in the match played in very hot conditions. North Otago accounted well for i more..


North Otago, Southland in Drawn Game

Monday, 3 December 1973

A representative cricket match between the Hawke Cup holders, Southland, and North Otago, played over two days at Awamoa Park at the weekend ended in a draw. A feature of the game was the stubborn stand by North Otago batsmen in the second more..


Hawke Cup Cricket: North Otago Beaten

Monday, 5 March 1973

Central Otago beat North Otago by 10 wickets in a Hawke Cup elimination cricket match at Balclutha over the weekend. L. Anderson, the Central Otago pace bowler, wrecked North Otago's first innings when he took two wickets in the first and more..