Entries by City Cricket Club

BLAST FROM THE PAST – Craig Rika

As it has been highlighted in previous posts the City Cricket Club has been extremely fortunate to have very good overseas professionals involved with the club over many years. This can certainly be said for English all-rounder Craig Rika, a right handed aggressive batsman and right arm medium fast bowler who joined the club as […]

Junior Registration Day Success

A huge thank you to all involved in the City Cricket Club Junior Registration day that was held on Saturday.  We had a spectacular turnout, filling the indoor centre with young cricketers – both boys & girls – and parents for two hours.  A proud moment to see all the registered cricketers in their City […]

BLAST FROM THE PAST – Simon Kuhn

Remember this lad? If you don’t it’s South African Simon Kuhn who joined the City Cricket Club as a ‘pro’ in the 2005/06 season and became extremely popular. It’s fair to say that the initiative and foresight by City Cricket Club to get a pro over saw Northland cricket follow in the trend by having […]

AGM Overview

City Cricket Club held their Annual General Meeting on Friday 7 August 2015 at their clubrooms Cobham Oval. We had great attendance with around 40 members joining us for the evening – we were fortunate enough to have six of our distinguished life members present, the full executive committee, past and present players including our […]

BLAST FROM THE PAST – Bruce Kessell

For many years between the 90’s – 2000’s City had a team which competed in the local fourth grade competition under the name of the “City Guvenors” a group of good mates who simply were madly in love with the game, would train or play if they could through rain, hail or shine along with […]

Phone Book Delivery Date on our Doorstep

CITY CRICKET CLUB PHONE BOOK DELIVERY Any members who would like to get involved with the annual phone book delivery please get in touch … this is a very important fundraising opportunity for the club so the more volunteers we have the better! This year the phone book run is confirmed for SATURDAY 22 AUGUST. […]

BLAST FROM THE PAST – Peter Nathan

Peter Nathan could be well described as City Cricket Clubs ‘Calypso Bradman’! Peter seen here playing a swash buckling cover drive for City in a premier grade match at the ‘old’ Cobham Oval, Port Road in Whangarei. Pete known to his club mates as ‘Rasta’ certainly embraced the flamboyant West Indian way and golden era, […]

BLAST FROM THE PAST – Richard Johnston

Richard Kingsley Noel Johnston seen here taking off for another run amongst the many he scored for the City Cricket Clubs premier side over the years that he was involved in as a player. Richard moved up from the Hawkes Bay, was a stylish but dashing left handed opening batsman who went on to represent […]

BLAST FROM THE PAST – Owain Hopkins

Remember this likely lad? Welshman Owain Hopkins (Hutch) who joined the City Cricket Club as ‘pro’ in the 2005/06 season. It would only be fair to say that Owain become the resident pro and part of City Cricket Clubs furniture over the six year period that he was here. The Northland community certainly got used […]

BLAST FROM THE PAST – Alex Tait

Who will ever forget this day … City Cricket Clubs All-rounder Alex Tait (better known to club mates as Taity or Spud) at the 1997/98 Shell Cup Final at Seddon Park, Hamilton between Northern Districts and a then ‘rock star’ Canterbury side will probably be best remembered for “THAT OVER” delivered by City’s Alex Tait. After […]