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  • News The Skippers Diary Book Launch
    Created on Friday, 18 August 2017 11:44
    Sir Richard Hadlee’s father, Walter, captained the New Zealand Cricket Team on the 1949 Tour of England. This was the New Zealand team that prompted the rest of the cricketing world to sit up and take notice; enjoying great success, and promoting several players to world-class st...

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    News Canterbury Cricket Vacancy
    Created on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 11:38
    Canterbury Cricket – Capability Support Manager Canterbury Cricket are passionate about supporting the volunteers and administrators that make our summer game a success. The Capability Support Manager role has been established to support volunteers within District and Sub-Associ...

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    News CMCA Golf Day 2017
    Created on Monday, 07 August 2017 10:05
    The Christchurch Metro Cricket Golf Day will be held on October 13 at the Christchurch Golf Club. It will be an Ambrose format with a Shotgun start of 12pm. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document....

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    News Call out for Golden Oldies 2018 volunteers...
    Created on Friday, 07 July 2017 09:19
    Nearly 1,000 volunteers are needed to help the largest multi-sport event to be held in Christchurch, the Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018. Peter McDermott, Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018 event director said volunteers are at the heart of events li...

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    News Jeremy Curwin the New CEO of Canterbury Cricket...
    Created on Friday, 30 June 2017 08:09
    Jeremy Curwin has been appointed as the Chief Executive of Canterbury Cricket.  Jeremy Curwin replaces Lee Germon who has accepted a role as the General Manager of Sydney Thunder.    Canterbury Cricket Board Chairman, Ashley Taggart, said that Jeremy Curwin was a...

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    News Season Calendar 2017-18
    Created on Thursday, 29 June 2017 14:20
    Season Calendar 2017-18     Date Event 7 0ct Start of ALL Metro ADULT cricket except Div 1 and Div 2 Women 14-Oct 1st XI Youth cricket and Div 1 and Div 2 Women start 21-Oct Labour Saturday-cricket for all Adult and Youth grades ...

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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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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