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.

Tough on fixers

Manawatu cricket stalwart Vern Chettleburgh wants to see a harder line taken with match-fixers.

Meiring takes lead

Dave Meiring will have a lot on his plate as the new Manawatu Cricket Association development and operations manager.

'Pods' Hood is leaving the building

Neil Hood

He leaves a legacy of the district producing some top players.

Henderson quits as boss

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Central Districts Cricket Association chief executive Hugh Henderson has resigned, effective from May 30.

Young CD players off to England

Two young rep cricketers will be putting the summer behind them, with overseas stints in the off season.

Better next year, vows Stags coach

Heinrich Malan's first season with Central Districts is over, and he says next year will be a different story.

CD's dreadful season ends at hands of Ryder

Jesse Ryder

The Otago Volts have ended their domestic cricket campaign on a positive note with the familiar trend of Jesse Ryder leading the way again the case yesterday.

Cup loss 'shattering' for Boys' High

A loss in the Gillette Cup qualifying final by PNBHS had them feeling like their season was a failure.

Smith just gets better with age

‘Confidence and self belief' behind bowler's rise.

Hughes' century helps put Boys' High in Gillette final

PNBHS first XI batsman Mason Hughes reserved his best for the big occasion at Fitzherbert Park yesterday.

Marist wins cliffhanger

Team finishes season on a high note


Marist finished the season on a high note, beating United by four wickets in the Twenty20 final at Fitzherbert Park.

Speedster 'slowly getting back into it'

Black Cap and Central Districts fast bowler Adam Milne is close to resuming his career.

How simply sublime for Stags

Jamie How

WAYNE MARTIN - Manawatu Standard

The Central Stags are back in the Ford Trophy race after a Jamie How century inspired them to a comprehensive 113-run one-day cricket win over the Auckland Aces yesterday.

Boys' High revival on target

PNBHS revival in the second part of the season is showing no signs of slowing down.

Meiring ton secures Hawke Cup

Veteran Mike Mason plays key hand with bat and ball to cap ‘perfect season'.

Mason makes comeback in style

Manawatu bowler Navin Patel

Manawatu player-coach Mike Mason wound back the clock at their Hawke Cup defence against Southland yesterday.

Truckie hunt is a key to our Cup defence

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GEORGE HEAGNEY - Manawatu Standard

The Manawatu cricket team have been scouring town for a truck driver this week.

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