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Scott Kuggeleijn ND's cricketer of the year

Scott Kuggeleijn

Scott Kuggeleijn capped his return season with Northern Districts when named their cricketer of the year.

Dynamic duo aiming for capital rewards

Graeme Aldridge

Wicket-taking work of new ball combination been key to Knights' one-day success, coach says.

Black Caps back to bolster Knights

Trent Boult

Star fast bowler Trent Boult and all-rounder Anton Devcich poised to bolster Knights for one-day final.

Rampant Wellington to take on ND

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ND will face a fired up Firebirds side after the Wellington side crushed the Wizards in Christchurch.

Knights out to make amends against Wizards

Ish Sodhi

Coach James Pamment is backing his Knights to bounce back strongly against the Wizards.

Northern Knights in with shot

Graeme Aldridge

The Northern Knights grabbed a victory they did not have much right to possess yesterday.

Christopherson in for injured Watling

Northland's Rory Christopherson has been thrown the wicketkeeping gloves for the Northern Knights' one-day match against the Wellington Firebirds in Hamilton today.

Knights keep charging on with Trophy lead extended

A fourth consecutive victory has seen the Northern Knights extend their lead in the domestic one-day competition.

Third win puts ND on top

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Knights win a low scoring encounter at the Basin Reserve to give them the one-day competition lead.

Jesse Ryder gets ton but Knights beat Volts

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The Northern Knights scored a last-over win in their domestic one-day encounter against the Otago Volts in Hamilton

Northern fight back after woeful first dig

Neil Wagner

It's been the story of Northern Districts' season and another horrible batting display has them firmly on the back foot.

Watling an able lieutenant to captain MCullum

BJ Watling

When BJ Watling walked onto the Basin Reserve at 94-5 pure survival and nudging the test into a fourth day were his only thoughts.

Rob Hart has law firm in safe hands

Rob Hart

Rob Hart retired from cricket young, but is enjoying life away from the game.

Millions beckon for Corey Anderson in IPL

Corey Anderson

Corey Anderson turned heads again yesterday, but only because his Indian Premier League reserve price was set so low.

Leydon-Davis selected in White Ferns

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Northern Spirit seam bowler Felicity Leydon-Davis is in line for her White Ferns debut.

Cricket duo's dynamic batting

Daryl Mitchell, Scott Kuggeleijn

Daryl Mitchell and Scott Kuggeleijn are the sons of two Hamilton sporting families. On Saturday, they joined forces.

Northern Districts win domestic T20 final

Mitchell and Kuggeleijn see Knights home

Daryl Mitchell

ND have won the domestic T20 title and a shot at Champions League qualification.

Anton Devcich ready to stamp his mark

Anton Devcich

The key all-rounder is keen to lead from the front for Knights in finals weekend.

ND coach slams Black Caps management's flip-flop

Tim Southee

James Pamment frustrated by the withdrawal of Anderson and Southee for crucial playoff match.

ND chief not banking on big windfall

Northern Knights Batsman, Anton Devcich

A couple more good performances could have the Knights on track to deliver a much-needed cash injection.

Northern Knights edge closer to Twenty20 final

Northern Knights Batsman, Anton Devcich

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Northern Knights blasted their way one match closer to the Twenty20 grand final in Hamilton.

Knights rip through visitors to force follow-on

Tim Southee

The Central Stags were forced to follow-on in their Plunket Shield match against the Northern Knights this afternoon.

Knights name powerful lineup for clash with Stags

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The Knights 12 to take on the Central Stags features a whopping nine players who have represented the Black Caps.

Hickey joins Knights side

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The Northern Knights have made one change to their squad for Tuesday's HRV Twenty20 match against the Wellington Firebirds.

Otago Volts take revenge on Northern Knights

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The Otago Volts gained rapid revenge in their Twenty20 match against the Northern Knights at Seddon Park in Hamilton, winning by three wickets.

Southee, Boult back for Knights

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Black Caps pacemen Tim Southee and Trent Boult are poised to return to action with the Northern Knights.

Northern Districts sign two Aussie imports

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Northern Districts have signed Australians Ben Laughlin and Daniel Harris as import players for their Twenty20 side.

Northern Knights batsmen fail to capitalise

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The lack of a big individual score handicapped the Northern Knights in their opening Plunket Shield match today.

Vettori to make first-class cricket return

Daniel Vettori

Daniel Vettori will make his return to first-class cricket tomorrow.

Anderson, Devcich score tons

Corey Anderson and Anton Devcich scored their first centuries for New Zealand, just days after Luke Ronchi did the same on New Zealand's A tour of India.

Tony Goodin signs with Knights

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Bay of Plenty seamer Tony Goodin is the latest newcomer to the Northern Knights contract list.

NZC contracts give ND space for standout

Carl Cachopa

The inclusion of five Northern Knights in the New Zealand Cricket contract list this week has given the association added shopping power.

Hamilton's Kuggeleijn signs with Northern Knights

Scott Kuggeleijn

Hamilton born-and-bred Kuggeleijn will put genuine pace attack back in team, says new coach.

Brent Arnel named Northern Districts Player of the Year

Avid basketball fan Brent Arnel picked up a prized double-double at Northern Districts Cricket's annual prizegiving.

Marshall pulls stumps on playing career

James Marshall

Northern Knights veteran says injury played no part in decision to retire from all cricket.

Grant Bradburn goes on gut feeling

Grant Bradburn

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A desire to further improve as a coach led Grant Bradburn to step down after five seasons in charge of the Northern Knights.

'Im just following my gut feeling': Bradburn quits the Knights

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LATEST: Northern Knights coach says he's ''following my gut feeling'.

Northern Knights all-out to beat Firebirds

The Northern Knights have one game left to try and grab the top qualifying spot for the domestic one-day series.

Knights keep up unbeaten run

James Marshall

Long-serving skipper James Marshall played a key role as the Northern Knights made it three from three in the Ford Trophy yesterday.

Northern Knights quest powers up

Expect a bold approach from a Northern Knights team stacked with star performers when they start their Ford Trophy quest tomorrow.

Northern Knights fail to halt Stags

Another fine knock from Daryl Mitchell wasn't enough to help the Northern Knights halt the Central Stags draw closer to clinching the Plunket Shield in Nelson today.

Mixed reaction to Tuffey's inclusion

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A BIZARRE MOVE: Tuffey's addition is understood to have miffed some of the other pace bowlers in the ND setup.

Northern Districts' move to bring in veteran Daryl Tuffey for the remainder of their Twenty20 campaign has hit a raw nerve with some of the squad.

Loss drops Northern Knights to third

WHERE IS THE GLOVE? : Northern Knights wicketkeeper-batsman BJ Watling looks set to be given the gloves for the Black Caps test side.

Hopes of a home Twenty20 final for the Northern Knights took a Big Bash at the weekend.

Shield worth blood, sweat and (a few) cheers

The Knights had their day, even if the celebrations were muted in comparison, writes Ian Anderson.

Northern Knights find perfect balance for title

Black Caps players come and go from the Plunket Shield every season, so a first-class title cannot be won by relying on a team's big names.

Williamson guides ND to win over Wellington

Kane Williamson

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Young Black Caps batting star Kane Williamson guided Northern Districts to their first Plunket Shield victory of the season.

Northern Knights have Firebirds on the ropes

Brent Arnel

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A fantastic double from Luke Ronchi failed to have much impact on the Northern Knights' charge to victory against the Firebirds.

Aussie Luke set to blaze into Black Caps

Luke Ronchi

Luke Ronchi's much-awaited New Zealand debut could happen as early as next month.

Knights stay top of table despite poor show

ACROBATIC EFFORT: Northern Knights’ Brad Wilson does some quick work in the field but could not stop his team losing to the Otago Volts last night in Hamilton.

The Northern Knights squandered an ideal opportunity to win their fourth consecutive HRV Cup match in Hamilton last night.

Unbeaten Knights hail returning test heroes

Tim Southee

The debatable maxim "never change a winning side" gets a theory test tonight when the Northern Knights chase a fourth successive win.
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