Changes for New Season
In a move to help out the schools the first two weekends of cricket will see six twenty/20 matches played between the four club teams in the senior grade. With the school term starting in mid October, schools have struggled to provide teams for the first two rounds of club cricket, NOCA decided more..
Oamaru Borton Cup Champions
In a thrilling finish, Oamaru's Khalil ur-Rehman hit the winning runs with three balls remaining in the innings to give Oamaru the Borton Cup for the 2007/08 season, defeating Valley by two wickets. more..
Valley and Oamaru through to Final
Second-placed qualifier Oamaru will meet fourth-qualifier Valley in the final of the Borton Cup cricket competition after both teams won their semi-finals on Saturday. Albion won the toss and decided to bat first against Oamaru at Whitestone Stadium after 11 overs was 42 for three more..
Union Finish First
Rain forced two of three Borton Cup matches to be abandoned mid-afternoon in the final round of qualifying play prior to the semi-finals next week more..
Oamaru lead with one week left of round robin play
Oamaru maintained its five point lead over Union in Borton Cup cricket when it beat Waitaki Boys by 49 runs at Milner Park on Saturday. Union held its second place with a six-wicket win over Valley, which slipped out of contention, while Albion beat St Kevin's College by 153 runs to consolidate its third placing and a place in the semi-finals. more..
Cricket Called Off
All cricket in the weekend was called off due to wet weather in the days leading up to the weekend. more..
Albion beats Borton Cup leader Union
A superb batting effort from Brad Kernahan and Paul O'Dell guided Albion to a six-wicket win over Borton Cup leader Union at the showground's on Saturday. more..
Union win Dick Hunt Trophy
Union ended Valley's winning run in the Dick Hunt trophy 20/20 final with a decisive 52 run win at King George Park on Saturday.Union won the toss more..
Valley and Union to clash in the Dick Hunt Final
Valley maintained its unbeaten run in Dick Hunt trophy cricket when it beat Union by 36 runs at King George Park on Saturday to earn a place in next week's final. Albion beat Oamaru by 20 runs at Centennial number two to create a three way tie for second. Union on count back based on runs scored divided by wickets lost in the three qualifying rounds headed off Oamaru and Albion more..
Valley Win Third Annual Tui 20/20 Tournament
Valley continued its winning run in the second half of the season winning the Tui 20/20 tournament at Whitestone stadium on Saturday beating Albion in the final by 27 runs while in the playoff for third and fourth Oamaru more..
Valley, Oamaru Record Wins
Valley and Oamaru registered wins in the second round of Dick Hunt trophy 20/20 cricket on Saturday. At King George Park Union, after winning the toss, more..
Top order fails to fire again
More top order batting woes for North Otago resulted in the end of their season in Oamaru yesterday. With the middle and lower order batsmen doing most of North Otago's run-scoring, the home side fell to an outright loss in their final Haw more..
Valley and Union notch up first wins
Valley got home in controversial circumstances in the first round of the twenty/20 Dick Hunt Trophy, beating Oamaru with a boundary off the last ball of the match. Union was too strong for Albion, passing the Albion total more..
Switch to spin proves fruitful
An inspired spell of spin bowling from Brendon Domigan enabled Otago Country to clinch first innings points in its Hawke Cup cricket match against North Otago more..
Waldron's heroics not quite enough
Captain Jarrod Waldron continued his batting blitzkrieg at the weekend but could not prevent the North Otago senior cricket side from dropping their second match on first innings points. Waldron, having already scored two centuries in two more..
Big Scores in local Cricket
An unbeaten 173 from opening batsman Nick Webster laid the foundation for Valley's massive 316 from two in the eighth round of Borton Cup on Saturday against Albion more..
Nth Otago knock Southland
North Otago swing bowler David Sewell will have to wait another week to be the first into triple figures. more..
Union take Payne Tempero Trophy
Union took the Payne/Tempero challenge trophy from holders, Oamaru at Centennial Park number two on Saturday with a convincing more..
Congratulations to Local Secondary Schoolgirl Cricketers
At the 2007 Aoraki Secondary Schools Sports Awards held in Timaru on 26 October, Tessa Hopkinson received the Girls Cricketer Award and Emma Paton was a finalist. Emma also received the Athlete with a Disability Award and her cricketing involvement was a major contribution to this award. more..
Albion inflict Oamaru's first loss of the Season
Oamaru's unbeaten run in Borton cup cricket came to an end at the Showground's when it lost by a solitary wicket to Albion. Valley got its hopes back on track with a two wicket win over Waitaki Boys High School in a low scoring game more..
Southland takes first innings points despite 171 from Waldron
Southland had a first innings win over North Otago at Queens Park over the weekend. After a disastrous first session on the more..
Wilson second in Union runs record
Mark Wilson batted number four on Saturday, but by the end of his innings was number two by one. Wilson played an innings-defining knock of 71 more..
Late draw change
The Second Grade draw for the 24th of November has been changed due to the unavailability of the Showground number two ground. The match between Valley and Albion White will now be played at Excelsior 2. more..
Valley show serious side
Valley's 2007-08 cricket season had not quite reached desperation mode heading into round five, but it was in the vicinity. Valley, the defending Borton Cup champions, got off the sch more..
Union maintain winning pace
On the back of 46 runs from opener James Cutt and an unbeaten 35 from Mitchell McRae, Union kept pace with unbeaten leaders Oamaru after round four of North Otago senior cricket on Saturday. Union defeated Albion by more..