Assocation News
U15s celebrate a wicket

Volts visit Oamaru

Thursday, 28 November 2013

Volts players visit Oamaru during cricket festival and provide advice to next generation of cricketers more..


Centennial Park to host Festival Day for young cricketers

Thursday, 21 November 2013

Centennial Park to hold Festival Day next Tuesday for year four-six youth cricketers more..


Rule changes introduced

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

At the North Otago Cricket Association meeting last night a number of rules were discussed and reviewed. Amongst them was a discussion of player eligibility rule regarding competition semi-finals and finals. With this in mind following rul more..

Sean Eathorne

Sean Eathorne Cricketer of the Year

Monday, 4 April 2011

Sean Eathorne took the top award at the North Otago Cricket awards night held on Saturday at King George Park more..


Hawke Cup team recognised at Waitaki Sports Awards

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

North Otago Cricket's Hawke Cup-winning feats were at the forefront of the accolades at the Waitaki Sports Awards last night. Unless you've been under a rock for the past 12 months, then the North Otago cricketers' giant-killing antics more..

Sean Eathorne

Cricket Coaches Announced

Monday, 6 September 2010

The North Otago Cricket Association has announced that it will be employing two professional coaches for the forthcoming 2010-2011 season. Richard Turner a 25 year old Englishman will be coaching and playing for St Kevin's while Sean Eathorne will be domiciled at Waitaki Boys High School playing for their 1st XI. more..

Darren Broom

Broom Earns Otago Contract

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

In an announcement today on the New Zealand Cricket website North Otago Hawke Cup team member Darren Broom was confirmed as the twelfth Otago contracted player for the forthcoming first class cricket season. Darren's century in the Hawke C more..


Classic Matches Town vs. Country 1889

Tuesday, 1 June 2010



North Otago Stalwarts Honoured

Saturday, 27 June 2009

Three stalwarts of the Union Cricket Club where honoured recently at a special ceremony at the Otago Cricket Associations long room at the University Oval in Dunedin. The three (Peter Cameron, Ted Tempero and more..


A Serious Profession

Monday, 23 February 2009

He's only just arrived back in his hometown of Oamaru after spending the last 12 days in the North Island umpiring a women's international and three domestic Twenty20 matches. Today, he will be in Dunedin for the Otago Volts Twenty20 fixture against Auckland, before heading away to South Africa next week for three weeks on an umpiring exchange. more..


New Classic Match Added

Sunday, 22 February 2009

Carl Zimmerman wrote himself into North Otago cricket folklore one day back in 1928 when he took on the mighty Australian Cricket team at Waitaki Boys. Find out how he did it in the classic matches section. more..


English players to provide boost

Sunday, 21 September 2008

The presence of two English players, who will also act as coaches, should strengthen cricket in North Otago in the 2008-09 season.James Cutt, a top-order batsman and off-spinner, will return to play for the Union club while Simon Butler will reside at and play for St Kevin's College, North Otago Cricket Association spokesman Peter Cameron said. more..


Congratulations to Local Secondary Schoolgirl Cricketers

Saturday, 1 December 2007

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..


North Otago Club Draw for 3rd of November

Friday, 2 November 2007

Senior 12.30pm start:Valley vs. Albion Showground's 1, SKC vs. Oamaru Oamaru 1, WBHS vs. Union WBHS 1. more..


English Coach Looking Forward To Challenge

Friday, 26 October 2007

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..


Want your points?

Monday, 8 October 2007

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

Saturday, 6 October 2007

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

Wednesday, 27 June 2007

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

Saturday, 16 June 2007

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..


New Section Added

Sunday, 27 May 2007

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..


David Sewell Cricketer of the Year

Monday, 19 March 2007

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..


A Cricket Association

Monday, 18 September 1899

A meeting of delegates of cricket clubs was held in the Star and Garter Hotel on Saturday, there being present - Messrs Holmes, Cuthbertson, T. Cuthberston, Moir, Nelson, Gibb, Ogilvie, White, W. Schluter, R. Thomson, D. Herron, Hewat, Mowbray, Halpin, Monson, Aitken, W. McDonald, Crawshaw, Bain and Ongley. more..