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Lost Stag Brew Box Tickner's winter focus

With summer well and truly gone, professional cricket is placed on the back burner by Hawke's Bay's former Black Cap Blair Tickner. Running the 13th Stag Cafe,...

New head coach for Central Stags

The Central Stags will take the field under new reins next summer with Rob Walter appointed as the team’s Head Coach. The highly regarded Walter (picture...

Doug Bracewell named CD Player of the Year

It’s been a week to remember for Doug Bracewell. Days after his recall to the BLACKCAPS Test squad, the Central Stags allrounder has collected an armful...

Central Stags out to finish on winning note

The Central Stags have made three changes for their final match of the 2020/21 season as Test spinner Ajaz Patel returns to the squad needing just seven more vi...

Josh Clarkson's ready to tee off

Central Stag Josh Clarkson is looking forward to Central Districts Cricket’s Golf Day next week more than most. That’s because the big allrou...

Central Stags unchanged for Dunedin

The Central Stags have named an unchanged squad for the penultimate match of the 2020/21 first-class Plunket Shield season.  The first-class team heads to...

Four changes for Central Stags in Rangiora

Doug Bracewell will make a timely return for the Central Stags first-class cricket team, returning from a side strain for a pivotal Plunket Shield clash a...

Hinds name strong squad for final push

The Central Hinds have named a strong squad of 13 for a crunch weekend of Hallyburton Johnstone Shield cricket at Pukekura Park this weekend.  Just o...

Black Caps trio in strong Stags squad

One trophy remains up for grabs in the Central Stags’ 2020/21 cricket season, but they may be on every Hawke’s Bay farmer’s Christmas card lis...

Hawke's Bay cricketers eye Hawke Cup glory

Hawke's Bay cricket team's pace bowler Todd Watson is well qualified to comment on the side's chances of winning the Hawke Cup this weekend. Although just 22,...

Stags welcome back Ben Wheeler

The Ford Trophy is back from this Friday but it will be a match with a difference when the Central Stags run on to Eden Park Outer Oval against the Auckland Ace...

Familiar turf for Stags away final

The Central Stags have added the experience of their most-capped player, veteran allrounder Kieran Noema-Barnett (89 T20 appearances), to an otherwise unchanged...

Potential debut in tomorrow's Smash

The injury-hit Central Hinds could be introducing their fourth young debutante of the Dream11 Super Smash season tomorrow after Wairarapa 19-year-old Gemma Sims...

Hawke's Bay's Lennox returns for Stags

The Central Stags have recalled economical spinner Jayden Lennox in the only change to their twelve for the top of the table clash with the Well...

Hansen returns for Central Hinds

The return of allrounder Melissa Hansen is the only change to the Central Hinds squad named for their next Dream11 Super Smash doubleheader in Auckland tomorrow...

Double trouble for Central Hinds

Quick, somebody find a different coloured bat-grip. For the first time in 36 years, identical twins are in line to represent the Central Hinds together after An...

Taylor to play first Super Smash game in four years

BLACKCAPS legend Ross Taylor is set to play his first Dream11 Super Smash game in four years under the new lights at Hagley Oval tomorrow evening. The batting...

Black Cap Young back for Central Stags

Fresh from taking a blinder of a catch in yesterday’s BLACKCAPS Test match win against Pakistan, Will Young will boost the Central Stags after having been...

Bracewell, Mair return for Central Districts

Two of CD’s premier stars are heading into a big two days at Pukekura Park brimming with confidence, despite a first-round hiccup for both the Central Sta...

Central Hinds out to reclaim lead

An unchanged Central Hinds squad has headed to Dunedin with the prospect of reclaiming the national one-day lead this weekend in the last two Hallyburton Johnst...