2014/15 Season Commences 18th October 2014

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 366 3003 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 - Wednesday 24th September Start at 7.30pm at St Albans Pavilion

First Saturday cricket - 18th October 2014

The girls are NOT playing on the 15th November as it is Show weekend.

Nominations for Spring Tournament Trials - close from 5pm, Friday 17th October 2014 and then 3 days before each trial.

Trials to be held on:

Sun 19th Oct - Boys Yr 6, 12 - 4pm
Tues 21st Oct, Boys Yr 7, 4.30 - 8.30pm
Thurs 23rd Oct, Boys Yr 8, 4.30 - 8.30pm
Sun 9th Nov, Girls Yrs 5 to 8, 10 - 12 noon 
All at Community Cricket Centre - 81 Buchanans Rd, Hornby

CJCA Spring Tournament   -  2nd, 9th and 16th November 2014 (23rd Nov as the Reserve). Venue - Yr 6 and 8 Boys at Hagley Park - Hosp Cnr (Yr 8 on grass) and  Polo (Yr 7) - all TBC as subject to ground condition. 

The girls Spring Tournament will be played on 23rd and 30th Nov (7th Dec if rain affects the first 2 days). Venue CBHS (TBC), all on artificials.     

Selected teams will appear in the Representative section

Representative Matches - 30th Nov and 7th December 2014. Teams to be selected from those playing in the Spring Tournament.

30th 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

7th Dec
- Year 8 Black vs South Cant @ Christ's College, pitch 3 using SIPST rules, Year 8 Red vs Canterbury Country @ Christ's College pitch 1 using SIPST rules, Year 7 White vs South Cant @ Hagley Hosp Cnr, Year 6 Blue vs South Canterbury @ Hagley Hosp Cnr

Last Club / School matches before Christmas -  13th December 2014


South Island Primary School's Cricket Tournament (SIPST): 12th to 16th January 2015 (in Blenheim). Opening ceremony Sun 11th Jan. CJCA Red and Black teams (for 2014 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) 6th (Tues) to 9th (Fri) January 2015 - for 2014 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) 20th (Tues) to 23rd (Fri) January 2015 - for 2014 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 - 23rd to 25th January 2015 at CBHS or Hospital Corner, Hagley Park 

Season Recommences - All grades 7th February 2015
NOTE due to World Cup games in Chch on Sat 14th and 21st ALL CJCA grades will be playing the following day on SUNDAY
Sun 15th and 22nd Feb - CJCA grades play SUNDAY instead of Saturday

Nominations for CJCA Summer Tournament Trials - Close from 5pm Friday 27th Feb.  If you need to nominate later than this then please contact Barry on

Trials to be held: 

Sun 1st March 2015, 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. Wednesday 18th February 2015, 7pm at CBHS in the Big Room 

CJCA Summer Tournament  - Boys on 8th, 15th and 22nd March 2015 (NO Reserve) Venues Yr 8 and 6 Hagley Hosp Cnr, Yr 7 Hagley Polo (Warren Park as a back up if Polo unavailable following World Cup). All on artificial wickets except , Yr 8 boys at Hosp Cnr

Girls 8th and 15th at Brookside Park, Rolleston

Invitation Matches - 29th March 2015 for Year 6, 7 & 8 teams selected from the Summer Tournament. There will be two Rep teams selected for Year 8. In addition, the four development teams from Years 7 and four selected Yr 6 teams will play matches. Players will be notified by the year managers. 

Venues as follows, start time to be confirmed but likely to be 9 or 9.30 so teams can get back for the CWC Final:

Yr 6 - Harris Red vs Mid Canty at Elmwood 3A (art 18m), Bond Red vs South Canty at TBA, Bond Black vs Harris Black at Hosp Cnr 3 on 18m artificial 

Yr 7 - Stead vs Mid Canty at Elmwood 4, McMillan vs South Canty at Geraldine Domain (full length grass)

Yr 8 - Papps vs South Canty at Waihi School, Winchester (full length grass with artificial backup), Germon vs Mid Canty at Elmwood 1 

Last Club / School matches for season -  28th March 2015

CJCA AGM - Monday 18th May 2015 - 7.30pm venue TBA