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Changes For Stags In Grand Final Rematch

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 12:12 pm | Central Districts Cricket Association

Bayley Wiggins and uncapped Curtis Heaphy have joined the Central Stags' Ford Trophy squad as the team touches down in New Plymouth for tomorrow's 2023 Grand Final rematch with Canterbury at Pukekura Park. The Stags swept aside Canterbury to win 2023's ... More >>

Back To The Future: Former Central Stags Captain To Coach Cd Under 19

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 10:13 am | Central Districts Cricket Association

Excitement is brewing for the first national age-group cricket of the season, the NZC Gillette Under 19 men’s tournament that begins on Saturday in Lincoln, Canterbury. It’s the same place Kieran Noema-Barnett played his own Under-19 cricket back in ... More >>

Thamsyn Newton Set For Hinds Debut

Friday, 17 November 2023, 2:23 pm | Central Districts Cricket Association

The first weekend of NZC Hallyburton Johnstone Shield action awaits the Central Hinds who have named a strong squad ready for the Canterbury Magicians in Palmerston North this weekend. The Magicians were last summer's runners-up in the national one-day ... More >>

Reuben Levermore Appointed Chair Of Central Districts Cricket

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 4:32 pm | Central Districts Cricket Association

Following the appointment last week of long-serving Central Districts Cricket Association Chair Mike Devonshire to the Board of New Zealand Cricket, CDCA welcomes Reuben Levermore as the new Chair of Central Districts Cricket. A member of the CDCA Board since November ... More >>

Special Match As Greg Hay Joins An Exclusive Club

Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 1:15 pm | Central Districts Cricket Association

Central Stags captain Greg Hay is poised to become just the second player to play 100 first-class matches for his side. Tomorrow at Napier’s McLean Park, Hay is set to follow in the footsteps of the only other Central Stags representative to ... More >>

Nine For Niamh! Amazing Bowling Feat By Taranaki Schoolgirl Cricketer

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 4:55 pm | Central Districts Cricket Association

Schoolgirl bowler Niamh Moriarty has had a day she'll remember for the rest of her life after an incredible performance in the Kotahitanga Central Districts Girls Secondary League this morning in Palmerston North. Playing for the Sacred Heart Girls’ College ... More >>

100th First-class Match For Central Stags Captain Greg Hay

Friday, 27 October 2023, 2:03 pm | Central Districts Cricket Association

Central Stags captain Greg Hay will lead an unchanged squad onto his home ground in Nelson when he plays his 100th first-class match from this Saturday morning.    Hay is poised to become one of the few Stags representatives to have played ... More >>

Central Hinds Win Early Season Title

Wednesday, 25 October 2023, 12:02 pm | Central Districts Cricket Association

The Central Hinds’ first outing under new Head Coach Jacob Oram has delivered the goods, the team beating three of their Dream11 Super Smash and Hallyburton Johnstone Shield rivals in the Auckland Hearts, Northern Brave and Wellington Blaze to take ... More >>

Strong Central Stags Squad Named For New Season Opener

Thursday, 19 October 2023, 8:11 pm | Central Districts Cricket Association

A strong Central Stags squad has been named for the opening match of the 2023/24 New Zealand cricket season as the team's defence of the 116-year-old Plunket Shield gets underway this Friday in Auckland. Stags captain Greg Hay has no qualms about ... More >>

Aidan O'Connor Joins Central Districts Cricket In Key Role

Monday, 16 October 2023, 6:47 pm | Central Districts Cricket Association

They were big shoes to fill, but Central Districts Cricket Association has found the perfect person for the job. Whanganui-based Aidan O’Connor will join CD Cricket early next month as its new Manager, Community and Capability. O'Connor fills a vacancy ... More >>

Another National Title For Central Districts Cricket

Monday, 16 October 2023, 6:16 am | Central Districts Cricket Association

Central Districts Cricket is running out of space for all the national trophies in 2023. The men’s history-laden first-class Plunket Shield and one-day Ford Trophy, the Viv Stephens Memorial Trophy won by the Central Hinds, and now the inaugural ... More >>

Central Hind Georgia Atkinson To Captain Inaugural CD Māori Wāhine Team

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 6:28 am | Central Districts Cricket Association

Wairarapa sports star Georgia Atkinson (Ngāti Kahungunu) will open another chapter in her cricket career when she captains a strong CD Māori Wāhine squad at the inaugural Whakataetae Kirikiti Māori ā-Motu mō ngā Wāhine | NZC Māori women’s cricket ... More >>

Deepak Joon Joins CD Coach Stable

Monday, 18 September 2023, 8:21 am | Central Districts Cricket Association

Central Districts Cricket is delighted to announce the appointment of experienced coach Deepak Joon to the role of Central Districts Performance and Pathways Coach, Central Hub. Joon joins Aldin Smith (Eastern Hub) and Jamie Watkins (Western Hub ... More >>

CD Cricket Appoints Jacob Oram As Central Hinds Head Coach

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 6:41 am | Central Districts Cricket Association

Central Districts Cricket is pleased to announce Jacob Oram as the new Head Coach of the Central Hinds. Based in Palmerston North, Oram brings a wealth of coaching experience to his new position and takes over the tiller from Jamie Watkins who stepped ... More >>

Summer Season Schedules Announced

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 6:37 am | Central Districts Cricket Association

Top quality, free sporting entertainment is coming to Napier, Nelson, Palmerston North and New Plymouth this summer as the Central Stags get ready to defend two of New Zealand's major cricket trophies. The bulk of the new season’s dates for both ... More >>

Curtis Heaphy Awarded First Full-season Central Stags Contract

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 5:02 pm | Central Districts Cricket Association

Nineteen-year-old Manawatū batsman Curtis Heaphy can breathe easy in more ways than one after the 16th Central Stags contract spot for the coming season was announced today. Having recovered from a post-season operation to straighten his septum — ... More >>

New Coach In Store For Central Hinds

Thursday, 15 June 2023, 7:26 pm | Central Districts Cricket Association

Jamie Watkins. Photo credit: Margot Butcher / CDCA Both the Central Stags and Central Hinds cricket teams will have a fresh Head Coach at the helm next summer following the announcement today that Jamie Watkin is stepping down from the Hinds role ahead ... More >>

CD Community Cricket Legend To Pull Stumps

Monday, 22 May 2023, 6:06 pm | Central Districts Cricket Association

Central Districts Cricket won’t be the same without Nigel Brooke. The CD Community Cricket Manager is one of CD’s longest serving staff — and will leave enormous shoes to fill as he heads toward retirement. Born in Manawatū and now based in Levin, ... More >>

Tom Bruce, Natalie Dodd Take Out Major 2022/23 Awards

Sunday, 26 March 2023, 6:12 pm | Central Districts Cricket Association

It was a top night for prolific Taranaki batters at the 2023 Central Districts Cricket Awards, Natalie Dodd named Central Hinds Player of the Year and Tom Bruce lifting the award for Central Stags Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. ... More >>

Stags Look To Roar In First-class Plunket Shield

Monday, 20 March 2023, 12:46 pm | Central Districts Cricket Association

At least one Central Stags first-class debut is in store for the team’s penultimate Plunket Shield match of the season, with the Stags one of just four teams left in a tight race for the coveted New Zealand title. Fresh off an important outright victory ... More >>





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