Christchurch Metro Cricket is delighted to announce teams for the first round of the Quadrangular Series on Sunday October 1 involving Christchurch Metro Red, Christchurch Metro Black, Canterbury Cricket Senior Performance Squad and Canterbury Country.

Games will be played under Ford Trophy Rules.

Christchurch Metro Red

Leo Carter – East Christchurch Shirley
Michael Pollard – Club TBC
Tim Hampton-Matehe – East Christchurch Shirley
Ken McClure – East Christchurch Shirley
Jeremy Duncan – East Christchurch Shirley
Cameron Fletcher – Old Boys Collegians
Tim Johnston – East Christchurch Shirley
Theo van Woerkom – Lancaster Park
Morgan Jeffrey – Old Boys Collegians
Josh Milne – East Christchurch Shirley
Nathan McNicol – East Christchurch Shirley

Coach – Adam Hastilow (Brendon Donkers for week one)

Christchurch Metro Black

Chad Bowes - Sydenham
Michael Davidson – Lancaster Park
Nick Kwant - Riccarton
Cole McConchie – Riccarton
Ryan Wallace - Sydenham
Scott Duggan – Lancaster Park
Jack Turner - Riccarton
Black Coburn – East Christchurch Shirley
Mitchell Gardner - Sydenham
Stanley Mair – South Canterbury
Trev Garrett – Riccarton

Coach – Keryn Ambler

Tournament Draw

Sunday 1 October - Round 1
Canterbury Country vs. Christchurch Metro Red at Mainpower
Canterbury SPS vs. Christchurch Metro Black at Nursery Ground

Sunday 8 October - Round 2
Canterbury Country vs. Canterbury SPS at Mainpower
Christchurch Metro Red vs. Christchurch Metro Black at Nursery Ground

Sunday 15 October - Round 3
Canterbury Country vs. Christchurch Metro Black at Mainpower
Canterbury SPS vs. Christchurch Metro Red at Nursery Ground


Sunday 22 October - Round 4 (finals)
1 vs. 2
3 vs. 4

New Zealand Cricket have created an online course around the laws of cricket, specifically aimed at the grassroots levels or parent level and as a coach, you can now also complete parts of the Foundation and Advanced Foundation Courses online.


  1. Umpiring Module:

The new starter umpires module is complete and available. This is designed to give mums and dads a very basic level of knowledge to give them confidence in managing junior cricket games.

Firsly go to the umpires and scorers page first using the following link

There is then a further link within this page which takes you to the landing page where you can log in to take the module.


  1. Foundation Coaching Module:

Firstly go to the coaches to the ‘coaching corner’ page to get some background coaching information first.

There is a foundation link which then takes coaches to the landing page as above.

Once the online component is completed you will here from Keryn Ambler of Christchurch Metro Cricket about the next stage.


Early next year, New Zealand will be hosting 16 international cricket teams from across the globe for the ICC Under19 Cricket World Cup 2018 (ICC U19 CWC 2018). With 48 matches being played across four host cities (Whangarei, Tauranga, Christchurch and Queenstown) from 13 January – 3 February 2018, we are calling for volunteers to assist with the delivery of the tournament. 

Click here for more information