2015/16 Season commences 17th October 2015

A draw will be established for the Saturday during show weekend and Labour weekend. Any teams unable to play during these weekends should contact the draw convenor, Mike Fisher at the Christchurch Metro Cricket Association on phone 281 8961 or 0272 860419 or email:

Please see the attached word document for a more detailed breakdown of dates and fixtures for the season.   

Pre season meeting for ALL Clubs and School Conveners and managers - TBA

First Saturday cricket - 17th October

The girls are NOT playing on the 14th November as it is Show weekend.

Nominations for Spring Tournament Trials - close from 5pm, Friday 16th October and then 3 days before each trial.

Trials to be held on:

Sun 18th Oct - Boys Yr 6, 12 - 4pm
Tues 20th Oct, Boys Yr 7, 4.30 - 8.30pm
Thurs 22nd Oct, Boys Yr 8, 4.30 - 8.30pm
Sun 8th Nov, Girls Yrs 5 to 8, 10 - 12 noon 
All at Action Indoor Sports Community Cricket Centre - 81 Buchanans Rd, Hornby

CJCA Spring Tournament   -  1st, 8th and 15th November (22nd Nov Reserve). Venue - TBA

Girls Spring Tournament will be played on 29th Nov and 6th Dec. Venue (TBC), all on artificials. Trials on 8th November.     

Selected teams will appear in the Representative section

Representative Matches - 29th Nov, 6th and 20th December. Teams to be selected from those playing in the Spring Tournament. Venues TBA

29th Nov - Year 8 Red vs Mid Cant @ Ashburton Domain using SIPST rules, Year 8 Black vs Canterbury Country @ Southbrook Park Rangiora using SIPST rules. Year 7 Gold vs Mid Cant @ Ashburton and Year 6 Green vs Mid Cant @ Ashburton, Year 7 White vs South Cant @ Hagley Polo, Year 6 Blue vs South Canterbury @ Hagley Polo

6th Dec
- Year 8 Red vs Canterbury Country @ Chch using SIPST rules

13th Dec - Possible Red v Black in Chch using SIPST rules 

20th Dec - Year 8 Black vs South Cant @ Chch using SIPST rules (South could not play on 6th Dec)

Last Club / School matches before Christmas -  19th December

South Island Primary School's Cricket Tournament (SIPST): 11th to 15th January 2016 (in Dunedin). Opening ceremony Sun 10th Jan. CJCA Red and Black teams (for 2015 school year 8 players) to compete. These teams are selected from the players taking part in the previous Spring Tournament.

Mandeville Tournament Year 6: (near Rangiora) 5th (Tues) to 8th (Fri) January 2016 - for 2015 school year 6 players - 'Development' teams from previous Spring Tournament, as follows: CJCA Cairns yr 6, CJCA Hadlee yr 6; CJCA Fleming yr 6; CJCA Astle yr 6 teams to compete with replacements from the Emerging teams where necessary.

Mandeville Tournament Year 7: (near Rangiora) 19th (Tues) to 22nd (Fri) January 2016 - for 2015 school year 7 players -  'Development' teams from previous Spring Tournament, as follows: CJCA Cairns yr 7, CJCA Hadlee yr 7; CJCA Fleming yr 7; CJCA Astle yr 7 teams to compete with replacements from the Emerging teams where necessary.

Girls South Island Tournament (4th one) - 22nd to 24th January 2016 at TBA 

Season Recommences - All grades 6th February 

Nominations for CJCA Summer Tournament Trials - Close from 5pm Friday 12th Feb.  If you need to nominate later than this then please contact Barry on

Trials to be held: 

Sun 14th February, all at CBHS nets (off Kiwi Rd, off Weka St in Fendalton) - Boys Yr 6 and 7 from 10am - 1pm and Boys Yr 8 from 1 - 4pm. 


Youth and Junior Cricket Awards Presentation -
To include the awarding of the CJCA Jubilee Awards. TBA

CJCA Summer Tournament  - Boys on 21st and 28th February and 6th March  (13th Reserve) Venues TBA. All on artificial wickets except

Girls 6th and 13th at TBA

Invitation Matches - 20th March for Year 6, 7 & 8 teams selected from the Summer Tournament.  

Venues TBA

Yr 6 - Harris Red vs Mid Canty, Bond Red vs South Canty, Bond Black vs Harris Black 

Yr 7 - Stead vs Mid Canty, McMillan vs South Canty

Yr 8 - Papps vs South Canty at Waihi School, Germon vs Mid Canty 

Last Club / School matches for season -  19th March (Easter is final weekend in March)

CJCA AGM - Monday TBA May 2016 - 7.30pm venue TBA