Solid batting effort extends Oamaru's fine start
Strong top and bottom-order batting helped to extend Oamaru's perfect start to the North Otago cricket season on Saturday.Josh Gutsell top scored with 43 runs, captain Ben Coleman produced 40 and Gerry Cunningham played a 36-run late innings cameo as Oamaru defeated St Kevin's College 1st XI by 51 runs in round three at Whitestone Contracting Centennial Park. more..
Albion, Valley hit eerie result
It was a match that neither team seemed to want to win. And in the end, neither did. Valley and Albion played out a rare draw at the Showground's, both finishing with 111 - a superstitious number for cricketers - in round three of North Otago senior cricket on Saturday. With the scores tied in the 37th over, more..
North Otago Club Draw for 3rd of November
Senior 12.30pm start:Valley vs. Albion Showground's 1, SKC vs. Oamaru Oamaru 1, WBHS vs. Union WBHS 1. more..
Oamaru Give Trophy New Home
After one challenge, the Payne Tempero Trophy has a new home at the Oamaru Cricket Club at Excelsior. Oamaru defeated original holders Union by 87 more..
Sewell saves the Day
David Sewell almost always does damage with the ball. But it was with the bat the one-time New Zealand test cricketer had just as much impact on Saturday.Sewell who played one international test match against Zimbabwe more..
English Coach Looking Forward To Challenge
James Cutt would have liked a career as a professional cricketer, but saw his future on the other side of the boundary rope. "I kinda realised the coaching and development side more..
First Round Write-up
An upset of the defending champion, a win at their spiritual home for one club and an emphatic win headlined the chilly opening round of North Otago senior cricket on Saturday.Roy Gawn's young Waitaki Boys' High more..
North Otago Club Draw for 13th October
Draw for the first round of club competition.Senior 12.30pm start: Valley v WBHS Valley, Union v SKC KGP 1, Oamaru vs. Albion Showground's 1. more..
Want your points?
This season the North Otago Cricket Association's website will be updated each week with the points and results from the weekends afternoon cricket. more..
NOCA changes club competition format and introduces new cup
In a series of changes to club cricket, the North Otago Cricket Association has introduced a new challenge cup, expanded the use of the twenty/20 format and a new draws system. Since the early 1990ties, the Senior competition has been without a challenge trophy more..
Umpire's cricket dream comes true
Oamaru cricket umpire Derek Walker's life-long goal of officiating at the home of cricket, Lord's, will become a reality as soon as next month.Walker is putting his Prime Minister's Scholarship, awarded in January, to good use by travelling to England on Friday for five weeks, where he will umpire 22 days of cricket. Walker will stand in the MCC Universities Challenge Final on July 5 - the highlight of his trip. more..
New Website Additions
Since the last news item was added to the North Otago Cricket website there have been some more additions to the site. During the past month the scorecards from all of the games against South Canterbury more..
2006/07 Match Reports Online
The match reports for the North Otago Senior Representive season are now online. Through these you can read write-ups on the Hawke Cup games against Southland and Otago Country. more..
New Section Added
A new section has been added to the North Otago Website. This section called "Classic Matches" will display information on memorable matches that cricket teams from North Otago have taken part in.... more..
Valley Borton Cup Champions
Opening batsman Nick Webster led his side to a Borton Cup victory in the senior club final against Albion at Centennial Park with a superb knock of 103. This came more..
David Sewell Cricketer of the Year
Former Black Caps and Otago strike bowler David Sewell (Oamaru) was named Cricketer of the Year at a function at the Excelsior club on Saturday night. Sewell also took more..
Albion and Valley to play in Borton Cup Final
An unbeaten 89 from Nick Webster took Valley into the Borton Cup final when it beat Oamaru by a solitary wicket at Centennial Park on Sunday. more..
North Otago Club Draw for 10th March
Senior: Borton Cup 45 Over's, 12:30 start, semi-finals, Valley vs. Oamaru at Centennial Park, D Walker and S Dean; Albion vs. Union at Excelsior 1, A Robins and A Dean. Senior Reserve, 45 over's, 12:30 start, final round robin, Uni more..
Final Placing's Decided For Borton Cup Semi's
Centennial Park will be the venue for the two semi-finals in Borton Cup cricket after the final round of qualifying on Saturday. more..
Bowling effort not enough
A late Sunday morning attack on the Southland batsman bought the North Otago Hawke Cup cricket team close to a win in Invercargill - but not close enough. Six wickets in the space of 19 runs gave the visitors every chance of winning the vi more..
Central Otago Skittled for 88
The North Otago Hawke Cup cricket team managed to conjure something out of nothing by beating Central Otago in a rain-shortened zone elimination match in Oamaru yesterday. more..
Bowling effort secures points
The rain and a rear guard action from the Central Otago batsmen were the thorns in the North Otago Hawke Cup team's side as it had to settle for first innings points in Queenstown yesterday. Two stoppages for rain yesterday, on the second more..
Wilson snares match for Southland
Southland captain Geoff Folster led from the front with an unbeaten 71 to take the Hawke Cup match away from the hosts North Otago in the regional two-day match at Centennial Park in Oamaru at the weekend. Folster, who top-scored for South more..
Close call for North Otago
North Otago came agonisingly close to a second innings win in their Hawke Cup cricket match against Central Otago at Centennial Park at the weekend. After losing the first innings by 92 runs, North Otago held Central to just 105 all out in more..
Dark day for North Otago cricketers
A classy bowling attack and an opening pair who relished the fast outfield of Centennial Park combined to outgun the North Otago cricket team in Oamaru at the weekend. North Otago lost by an innings and 72 runs in their two-day Hawke Cup c more..