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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..


North Otago Fails In Bid For Richards Trophy

Monday, 13 February 1961

On a wicket that was far from easy batsmen on both sides found runs difficult to obtain when North Otago played South Canterbury during the week-end. South Canterbury, batting first, made 126. At one stage it was five wickets down for 67, more..


Southland Beats N. Otago By Three Wickets: Match Dominated By J. Alabaster

Monday, 30 January 1961

In a game of fluctuating fortunes, the Southland representative cricket side defeated North Otago by three wickets in a two-day match at Oamaru during the weekend. Start performer was the Southland and New Zealand representative, J.C. Alab more..


North Otago Fights Back To Draw Cricket Match Against Brabin Shield Side

Tuesday, 10 January 1961

North Otago made a spirited comeback to draw the two-day cricket match against the New Zealand Brabin Shield side at Oamaru yesterday. When play ended on Saturday North Otago had lost five wickets for the meagre total of 49 runs, and after more..


Bowlers for N.Z. Colts On Top Against N. Otago

Monday, 9 January 1961

After being five wickets down for 49 at the conclusion of the first day's play in the game against the New Zealand Colt's XI, North Otago were seven down for 100 after two hours play. Conditions were ideal for good cricket and the wicket a more..


N.Z. Colts Knock Up 232 In The First Innings

Monday, 9 January 1961

Batting first in the match against North Otago cricketers at Oamaru on Saturday, New Zealand Colts were all out for 232 runs at the tea adjournment. The Wellington batsman G.P. Bilby, scored a century and in compiling 109 gave only one chance. The more..


N.Z. Colts 156 For Two Wickets At Lunch

Saturday, 7 January 1961

New Zealand Colts, batting first against North Otago eleven at Oamaru today, had lost two wickets for 156 runs at the luncheon adjournment. The wicket on the Waitaki Boy's High School ground was in first-class order and looked full of runs more..


Metropolitan Declares Against N.O.

Thursday, 1 December 1960

A good bowling burst by M. Sandri when he sent Metropolitan's overnight score of 193 for six wickets to 200 for eight, set the town team back on its heels on the Logan Park wicket. G. Anderson with an aggressive 16 runs, helped the side to more..


N.O. Play Metropolitan

Wednesday, 30 November 1960

North Otago played Metropolitan in the first game of country week which started in Dunedin yesterday. North Otago won the toss and batted first on a Logan Park wicket which was rather slow paced an inclined to play tricks all day. R. Taiar more..


Bright Game At St Kevin's Yesterday

Monday, 29 February 1960

In a bright cricket game at St Kevin's College grounds yesterday I.T. Geddes, playing for North Otago scored an enterprising century with only one chance, in 120 minutes. In the course of the day's cricket the teams scored 434 runs in 287 more..


N.O. Batting Again Fails Against South Canterbury

Sunday, 3 January 1960

North Otago, despite a somewhat better start in the second innings, did not improve on the first innings batting, and left South Canterbury an easy task. more..


North Otago Opens Weakly Against South Canterbury

Saturday, 2 January 1960

North Otago, batting first against South Canterbury, made a weak opening, the first three batsmen falling to catches behind the wicket off the fastish Dellow, and at lunch five wickets were down for 49 runs. more..


Canterbury B Beats North Otago

Thursday, 31 December 1959

Canterbury B beat North Otago by two wickets in an exacting finish to an entertaining two-day representative cricket match which ended at Oamaru yesterday. Requiring 188 runs to win in 195 minutes the visitors got home with 26 minutes to spare. more..


J. White Scores 59 For North Otago In Game Against Strong Canterbury XI

Wednesday, 30 December 1959

In the representative cricket match between North Otago and a Canterbury XI, North Otago continued its second innings this morning, the batsmen and fieldsmen having to contend with a strong southerly wind blowing straight dawn the pitch. T more..


Central Otago Have Unexpected Outright Win by 98 Runs Over North Otago

Thursday, 3 December 1959

Central Otago scored an unexpected outright win by 98 runs over North Otago after leading by 22 runs on the first innings and declaring with 151 for the loss of eight wickets in the second at afternoon tea. North Otago collapsed in its sec more..


N.O. Bowlers Ellis and Cartwright Impress Critics At Country Week Cricket Touney

Wednesday, 2 December 1959

The annual Country Week cricket tournament opened yesterday at Logan Park with its best beginning for some seasons as the weather was concerned, but it was problematical whether the Otago selectors saw any new talent to help them choose this seaso more..


White And Papps Only N.O. Batsmen With Ability To Handle Ashburton Bowlers

Monday, 9 March 1959

In spite of a fine third wicket stand by J. White (51) and B. Papps, North Otago failed to prevent an outright loss in its two-day Hawke Cup elimination representative cricket match against Ashburton, played at the Ashburton Domain Oval in perfect more..


North Otago Five For 48 At Ashburton

Saturday, 7 March 1959

Thanks to C. Price's magnificent effort of 143 Ashburton was in very healthy position for an outright win at the end of the first days play in the vital Hawke Cup elimination representative cricket match against North Otago played at the Ashburton more..


North Otago Draws Trophy Match With South Canterbury

Monday, 29 December 1958

A drawn game against South Canterbury gave North Otago a further lease of the Richards Trophy. The local side with a lead of 84 on the first innings made 199 in its second essay, leaving the visitors 283 to make in 150 minutes, and they gave a bri more..


M. Sandri's Bowling Puts Him In The Running For Place in Plunket Shield Team

Thursday, 4 December 1958

The Otago cricket selectors, in search of batsmen for their Plunket Shield team, were given little joy on the opening day's play of Country Week yesterday. Bowlers were in the ascendancy for most of the day, and better than average batting perform more..


North Otago Wins Against Mid-Canterbury

Monday, 17 February 1958

Played on a wicket that was soft as the result of too much rain the North Otago-Mid Canterbury match at the week-end, produced interesting cricket. The visitors in their first essay were all out for 64, J.R. Reid and Ellis both using the w more..