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Southland Beat N.O. Outright

Monday, 23 January 1967

In the North Otago-Southland cricket match played at Queen's Park, Invercargill on Saturday, Southland gained the 73 runs which were needed for an outright win. Tail-end batsmen played well and enabled the Southland team to score a win by three wi more..


North Otago Loses To Wanderers XI

Wednesday, 4 January 1967

North Otago lost by an innings and 10 runs in a two-day cricket match against the New Zealand Universities Wanderers in a game that ended in Oamaru yesterday. North Otago were all out for 152 runs in the second innings after being headed b more..


N. Otago Cricket: Wanderers XI In Strong Position

Tuesday, 3 January 1967

In the first day of the match against North Otago played at Awamoa Park yesterday, the New Zealand Universities Wanderers XI were in a strong position after a fine unbeaten innings of 113 by D.R. McInnes. In reply to North Otago's first in more..


North Otago Beaten For Trophy

Monday, 19 December 1966

South Canterbury beat North Otago by nine wickets and thus retained the Richards Trophy in a representative cricket match played at Ashbury Park, Timaru over the weekend. North Otago could only notch 286 in the two innings (114 and 172). more..


Entertaining Cricket By L.D. Smith's XI

Monday, 21 November 1966

The North Otago total of 160 was passed in only 89 minutes by Lanford Smith's eleven in an entertaining cricket match played at Oamaru yesterday. Smith's eleven then went on to score 228 for six, four batsmen having retired. North Otago sc more..


North Otago, South Canterbury Game Drawn

Monday, 14 February 1966

The representative cricket match played between North Otago and South Canterbury at the weekend ended in a draw. A pleasing feature of North Otago's first innings was the fact that runs were shared fairly evenly among the batsmen after a good open more..


First Innings Win To North Otago

Monday, 3 January 1966

North Otago scored a first innings win over Otago B in a cricket match at Oamaru. Rain washed out play late in the second day on Saturday, preventing an interesting finish. Otago had first use of the wicket on Friday, scoring 123 runs. At more..


South Canterbury Too Good For North Otago

Monday, 6 December 1965

After South Canterbury had compiled 339 for eight wickets declared, including an unbeaten 135 not out by W. Patterson, North Otago was dismissed twice for 107 in each innings to give South Canterbury victory by an innings and 125 runs in the repre more..


L.D. Smith XI beats North Otago

Monday, 22 February 1965

A strong L.D. Smith eleven, including seven recent Plunket Shield players, beat a North Otago team at Oamaru yesterday in a one-day game. North Otago batted first and made 115. Smith's team replied with 188 for seven wickets at the close o more..


Southland Beats N.O. By Innings, 26 Runs

Monday, 1 February 1965

Southland proved too strong for North Otago in the annual cricket representative match, winning by an innings and 26 runs. A century to G. Alabaster paved the way to North Otago's defeat. Southland was given a good start by R. Halloway and more..


North Otago Fails To Gain Outright Win Against S. Canterbury

Monday, 7 December 1964

A well-compiled 110 by North Otago's K. Murray; a whirlwind half-century by the former Wellington Plunket Shield player, J. Sigley, and an aggressive 59 by B.A. Shewan, who put on 82 runs in a first-wicket stand with R. Bowden (33) for South Cante more..


N.O. Hold Southland To A Draw

Thursday, 26 November 1964

Continued on in fine weather - a direct contrast to the that of the opening day - the first series of matches in the annual country week cricket tournament was completed yesterday, Metropolitan beating Central Otago by seven wickets and North Otag more..


N. Otago Makes 266 Against Southland Despite Cold Weather

Wednesday, 25 November 1964

A bitterly cold wind and patches of drizzle made their usual appearance for the opening day of the annual Country Week cricket tournament at Logan Park yesterday. None of the players in the four teams taking part - North Otago, Southland, more..


Canterbury B Much Too Strong For North Otago

Thursday, 2 January 1964

The North Otago side playing a Canterbury B team just managed in two innings to reach Canterbury's first innings score. Their second essay opened more promisingly but the later order, except for Cartwright, showed no enterprise and little know-how more..


North Otago Collapse Before Canterbury B

Tuesday, 31 December 1963

A strong Canterbury B team was dismissed by North Otago for 180 runs on the School wicket yesterday. Most of these runs were made by Bolton and K. Thomson, both of whom have in recent years been in the Canterbury side. Considering the state of the more..


North Otago And South Canterbury A Drawn Game

Monday, 23 December 1963

The two-day match North Otago v. South Canterbury played at Oamaru during the week-end was drawn, but South Canterbury had a substantial lead on the first innings. The local side batted first and through several players made confident stan more..


Metropolitan 391 for five against N.O.

Wednesday, 27 November 1963

Almost from the time the fist ball was bowled Metropolitan openers J.R. Veitch and J. Lindsay were in control over the medium-pace attack mounted by North Otago. Veitch was into his stride quickly and, while being kept comparatively quiet more..


N.O. Game Against Ashburton Ends In A Draw

Sunday, 10 February 1963

Rain saved North Otago from likely defeat when it halted the two-day cricket match against Ashburton on Saturday afternoon. Needing 307 to win in three hours, North Otago was 33 for two when rain fell at 3 p.m. Earlier, A. Cartwright had c more..


L.D. Smith's XI Held To Draw By North Otago

Tuesday, 20 November 1962

An outstanding spell of bowling by Otago Plunket Shield representative, A.G. Cartwright, saw Langford Smith 's XI grouping for runs in their match against North otago, at St Kevin's College yesterday. Cartwright bowled with accuracy and pa more..


Central Beats North Otago In Exciting Cricket

Friday, 2 March 1962

North Otago, having comparatively failed in the first innings against Central, made a really commendable attempt to make 210 in 180 minutes, a task in which it failed by 12 runs within eight minutes of stumps. R. Mitchell batted well in both innin more..


N.O. Beaten By Southland

Monday, 29 January 1962

Southland comfortably defeated North Otago by eight wickets in the representative cricket match played at Gore during the weekend. After being bundled out cheaply for 118 in their second innings. North Otago gave Southland 78 runs to get v more..


North Otago Cricketers Defeat S. Canterbury To Take Richards Trophy

Monday, 8 January 1962

North Otago gained an outright victory over South Canterbury by 24 runs to claim the Richards Trophy in the two-day match played at Timaru during the weekend. Declaring their second innings closed with seven wickets down for 134 runs North more..


North Otago And Southland Draw Cricket Match

Thursday, 30 November 1961

A fast century by D.J. Vear put Southland in a good position against North Otago yesterday in the Country Week tournament at Dunedin, helping his side to a lead of 23 runs on the first innings. North Otago knocked 240 on the first day of play, but more..


Country Week: N.O. Shapes Well Against Southland

Wednesday, 29 November 1961

Yesterday in fine weather Otago Country cricket week opened. North Otago was drawn against Southland and, batting first, made a good showing. Wain of Waitaki High School batted really well and Taiaroa again was in good form, while Cartwright score more..


Hawke Cup Match Won By Mid-Canterbury

Monday, 20 March 1961

In the Hawke Cup elimination match North Otago, faced with a score 273 by Mid-Canterbury, made only 136 in the first innings. McLean saved the side from ignominy with a confident 57 that included three sixes and six fours. In the second attempt No more..