Manawatu U17s triumph at CD event

The Manawatu under-17 team cricket are the Central Districts champions after winning the tournament in Napier this week.

Renwick fires up team to take a win

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A quickfire half-century from Manawatu's Mitch Renwick gave Central Districts A a six-wicket one-day win over Wellington A at Fitzherbert Park yesterday.

How trading fours for family

Former Central Districts captain Jamie How found a marketing job offer too good to turn down.

Injury sidelines Small

Manawatu fast bowler Bevan Small remains cursed by injury.

Patel's pace to the fore

After just three seasons with Manawatu, Navin Patel has become the spearhead of the bowling attack this summer.

Small's double century a record for Freyberg

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Bevan Small smashed his way into the Freyberg record books and Palmerston's nightmares as he pumped 225 from 109 balls in the penultimate round of one-dayers on Saturday.

Meiring wants another Stag-do

Manawatu batsman Dave Meiring hopes he gets another chance to impress with Central Districts this season.

Australia bids farewell to Hughes

Emotional day as Aussie cricket fans farewell fallen batsman Phillip Hughes.

Worker shines as CD slip up

Central Districts were again on the receiving end as they finished their domestic Twenty20 season with a triple-header at Napier at the weekend.

PNBHS upset Marist in shortened game

A superb all-round performance by Hugh Symes saw Palmerston North Boys' High School upset Marist in the fifth round of club cricket at Fitzherbert Park.

Pounded but positive

The Manawatu rep cricket team aren't panicking despite an eight-wicket thrashing at the hands of Wellington City.

Mixed fortunes for Stags

Central Districts were at their best and worst in their two Twenty20 games in Wellington at the weekend, with a big win and a big loss.

Oram called up to coach NZ A team

Manawatu's Jacob Oram was a late call-up to the coaching staff of the New Zealand A cricket team.

Smashing it

Future Black Caps take to the nets

Some bowling practice and a few swings of the bat were all in a day's school work for Zico Batchelor.

Renwick sets up easy win

Mitch Renwick's first century for Manawatu helped them complete a comprehensive nine-wicket win.

Old Boys edge past United in tight finish

Dane Cleaver

Old Boys held their nerve to win a tight contest over United by two wickets in the third round of the club competition.

Murray century fuels Freyberg win

Luke Murray

Freyberg captain Luke Murray shook off the winter blues quickly to score a century in the opening game of the club cricket.

Sticking to their roots

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New Central Districts chief executive Neil "Pods" Hood wants to see the association more reflect its regions.

Milne eyes more game time

Adam Milne

Fast bowler Adam Milne is hoping a spot on the New Zealand Cricket contract list will translate to more game time.

Justice denied

Chris Cairns

OPINION: You have to admire Chris Cairns. Twice accused of match-fixing, he flew to London to attempt to clear his name.

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