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  • News Winter Training now open
    Created on Monday, 15 May 2017 11:54
    Christchurch Metro Cricket is delighted to offer a comprehensive Winter Training Programme for Year 9 to U19 boys in 2017.  Each session will be held out at the state-of-the-art New Zealand Cricket’s High Performance Centre, Lincoln University. The Winter Training Programme...

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    News CMCA Awards 2016/17
    Created on Wednesday, 05 April 2017 10:11
    Christchurch Metro Cricket have held their 2016/17 Awards evening, recognising volunteer contribution, team winners and individual award winners across all grades. The major winners for the night were Ben McCord of Lancaster Park, who claimed the men's Club Cricketer of the Year...

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    News Fulton Pulls stumps on outstanding career
    Created on Tuesday, 04 April 2017 14:59
    Fulton pulls stumps on outstanding career  Peter Fulton has officially announced his retirement from first class cricket.  Fulton made his Canterbury first class debut in the last match of the 2000-01 summer and has been the cornerstone of Canterbury Cricket teams sin...

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    News St Bedes Colts off to NZCT Nationals
    Created on Friday, 24 March 2017 15:18
    After beating Christchurch Boys High School in a closely fought final of the regional tournament held last month, the St Bede’s College Colts Cricket Team’s reward is an invitation to the NZCT Junior Secondary School Boys National Competition, to be held in Palmerston North durin...

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    News CMCA Side named for Mid Canterbury fixture
    Created on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 09:06
    The following 12 players have been named for the CMCA Senior A Fixture against Mid Canterbury on Sunday 26 February at Halswell Domain Matt House Rory Hawes Michael Newton vesty James Carr Charles Grey James Rennie Mitch Dimond James Pearson  Ben Cochrane  Nic...

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    News Super Boom Teams Named
    Created on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 11:20
    Teams have been named for the 2017 Year 9/10 Super Boom cricket festival being run on 26 February, 5 March and 12 March. All games are to be played at Christchurch Boys’ High School grounds, on artificial pitches so please wear sports shoes rather than cricket spikes. There will...

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    News Senior A Team for Country Fixture
    Created on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 08:50
    The following players have been named to represent Christchurch Metro Senior A in the fixture against Canterbury Country on Sunday 29 January at Heathcote Domain.  It is a 50 over match starting at 11am. Matt House - Heathcote Rory Hawes - Merivale Papanui Jame Carr - Mer...

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    News Future Magicians Results
    Created on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 09:03
    Results from the Future Magicians fixtures 1st T20 - Christchurch Metro 110/1 Abby Gerken 34* Casey Liddington 29* Lost to Districts 111/0 Emma Kench 36* Missy Banks 60* 2nd T20 - Districts 128/3 Emma Kench 65* Ash Mortimer 18* beat Christchurch Metro 85/8 Jodie Dean 23 Missy ...

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    News Future Magicians Tournament
    Created on Thursday, 19 January 2017 10:10
    The following players have been named by Christchurch Metro Cricket for the Future Magicians Tournament to be played 23 and 24 January in Rangiora. Sarah Asmussen Jodie Dean Abby Gerken Tatiana Gibbs Sophie Gray Gemma Hickson Casey Liddington Fanchea Molony Grace Moore ...

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Three new Life members were inaugurated at the 4th Christchurch Metro Cricket Annual General Meeting on October 12th.

Each person has made a massive contribution to cricket within their chose field.  You only need to look at each list of achievements to understand what they have done for the game.  Awards were presented by CMCA President, Alecl Astle.

Bernie Hamilton

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Umpired local club cricket since 1989 at premier and Senior A level
Life Member of CCUSCA
President x 3 terms, the only person to have served three different terms as President
He has served as Secretary of the association for countless years
Training Officer responsible for upskilling current umpires and training new ones

Tim Murdoch

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Played for St Bedes 1st XI from 1971-73
Played for Riccarton CC 1974-2008, seniors from 1974-1990
Played for Sydenham Presidents from 2010-16
Represented Canterbury schoolboys, Canterbury Under 20, Under 23 and Canterbury A
Member of the Riccarton committee since 1974
Treasurer from 1974-80, 1984-87, 2000-2016
Secretary 2003-2016
Life member of Riccarton in 2004
Worked for NZ Cricket 1987-2012 as cricket operations manager

Tournament director for womens world cup in 2000 and Under 19 world cups in 2002 and 2010


Lesley Murdoch 





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Played for Canterbury at 19 year's old
Played 1975-1991: 78 matches; captain
Selected for NZ in 1979
Played until 1990.
Captain from 1986
Two World Cups: 1981-82 and 1988-89
Appointed NZ selector 1990s until 2000; won World Cup
On NZ Cricket Board
Coaches at Riccarton at junior level including bringing through girls' team in last 6 years
NZ Cricket Board
NZ Hockey Board
currently Board of Netball NZ
2014 received IOC award for Women in Sport (acknowledges outstanding work in providing support and encouragement to women and girls at all levels of sport
Awarded MBE in 1986 and ONZM in 2016
since 2008 a trustee on NZCT providing funding to community organisations including sport