School Cricket

Cricket is played at most primary schools. CJCA oversees schools cricket and is a keen supporter and provides the Christchurch Primary Schools Shield which has been played for since 1899. This historic shield is believed to be the oldest cricketing trophy in New Zealand, went missing for 68 years, until it was found and resurrected for competition in 2009.  

The National Primary Schools Cricket Championships enables schools to compete to win the National Cup (for boys) and the National Shield (for girls). It is for young cricketers aged 11 to 13 years old. The national finals tournament is held in mid-December every year.

To find out more about cricket in schools, contact your local school or talk to Rob Wilkinson at the Christchurch Junior  Cricket Association on phone 281 8748 or email: gm@cjca.org.nz  Some schools are listed in our club list.

CJCA ORAGANISED COMPETITIONS

YEAR 7 & 8

Heaton Intermediate captains with the trophies for winning the 2016 National Shield and Cup Primary School competitions

Term 1 -

Qualifying tournaments are held in Term 1 of each year for separate Boys and Girls grades.  Entries need to be submitted by the first week of Febraury in order for teams to be include in the draw which in 2017 will be a 2 day tournament for Girls on the 16th & 17th of February and for Boys on the 1st & 2nd of March.  A maximum of 16 teams can play in these events and if more than 16 entries are received preliminary matches may be need to confirm the final 16 teams. These matches are all 20/20 games played with traditional equipment on a full pitch.

 

BOYS RESULTS

Round 1 9.15am Wednesday 1st March
Pool A Sumner 97 lost to Chisnallwood 112
  Casebrook 33 lost to Medbury 181-0
   
Pool B Breens 94 lost to Hillview 167-5
  Cathedral Grammar 81-5 lost to STAC 110-4
   
Pool C Heaton vs St Thomas's (friendly)
  Cobham 156 -4 beat Cashmere 107
   
Pool D Belfast 64 lost to Chch South 170-2
   
Round 2 12.45pm Wednesday 1st March
Pool A Casebrook 55 lost to Sumner 56
  Chisnallwood 112 lost to Medbury 162-1
   
Pool B STAC 67-3 beat Breens 66
  Cathedral Grammar 61 lost to Hillview 65
   
Pool C Heaton 228 beat Cashmere 60
  Cobham vs Chch South (friendly)
   
Pool D Belfast 61 lost to St Thomas 134
   
Round 3 9.15am Thursday 2nd March
Pool A Sumner 21 lost to Medbury 150-6
  Casebrook 75 lost to Chisnallwood 139
   
Pool B Hillview 90 beat STAC 85
  Cathedral Grammar 106-9 lost to Breens 155
   
Pool C Heaton 129 lost to Cobham 131
   
Pool D Chch South 115-0 beat St Thomas's 114
   
SEMI FINALS 12.45pm Thursday 2nd March
  Medbury 133-6 beat Chch South 121-9
  Hillview 150-2 beat Cobham 148
FINAL  
  Medbury vs Hillview Christian School
   

 

GIRLS DRAW

 

 

 

 

Round 1

9.15am Thursday 16th February

 

Pool A

 

 

Cobham Intermediate

Hillview Christian School

Polo 3

Chisnallwood Intermediate

Sumner

Polo 4

Pool B

 

 

Heaton Intermediate

Halswell School

Polo 5

Christchurch South Intermediate

BYE

 

 

 

 

Round 2

12.45pm Thursday 16th February

 

Pool A

 

 

Cobham Intermediate

Sumner

Polo 3

Chisnallwood Intermediate

Hillview Christian School

Polo 4

Pool B

 

 

Christchurch South Intermediate

Halswell School

Polo 5

Heaton Intermediate

BYE

 

 

 

 

Round 3

9.15am Friday 17th February

 

Pool A

 

 

Cobham Intermediate

Chisnallwood Intermediate

Polo 3

Hillview Christian School

Sumner

Polo 4

Pool B

 

 

Christchurch South Intermediate

Heaton Intermediate

Polo 5

Halswell School

BYE

 

 

 

 

SEMI FINALS

12.45pm Friday 17th February

 

Winner Pool A

2nd Pool B

Polo 4

Winner Pool B

2nd Pool A

Polo 5

The Winning team and Runners up will then move to the next phase of qualification which is co-ordinated by Canterbury Cricket which aims to find the Major Associations representative school for the National Fainls which are held in term 4 (November) each year.

YEAR 5 & 6 (Superstars Cricket)

Term 1

GIRLS ONLY - Sees the running a weekly 8-a-side Girls competiton held at schools around Christchurch.  Soft Incrediballs are used meaning their is no need for protective equipment. Fielders (except the wicket keeper) must be 10 metres away from batters and each pair pats for 3 overs.  Should a batter go out a bonus 3 runs will be added to the bowling teams score.  Balls that are wide, too high or bounce twice are deemed no balls or wides and mean the batter gets a free hit of a ball placed on a batting tee.

The batter gets 1 chance to hit the ball forward of the wicket on the "Off-side" to earn runs.  Bowlers are limited to a maximum of 2 overs with 4 bowling 2 overs and 4 bowling 1 - everyone MUST bowl.

Entries for the 2017 competition close on the 10th of February and the competition will run from the 17th of February until the end of March.

Girls Year 5/6

DRAW

17th February

 

Venue

Pool A

Ilam

Prebbleton

Ilam

Pool A

West Spreydon

Our Lady of Victories

West Spreydon

Pool A

Avonhead

BYE

 

Pool B

Bromley

Hillview

Bromley

Pool B

Heathcote Valley

Sumner

Heathcote Valley

Pool C

Belfast

St Albans White

Belfast

Pool C

Cotswold

Paparoa Street

Cotswold

Pool D

Russley

St Albans Blue

Russley

Pool D

Fendalton

Roydvale

Roydvale

 

 

 

 

24th February

 

 

Pool A

Ilam

Our Lady of Victories

Ilam

Pool A

Avonhead

Prebbleton

Avonhead

Pool A

West Spreydon

BYE

 

Pool B

Hillview

Heathcote Valley

Hillview

Pool B

Sumner

Bromley

Sumner

Pool C

St Albans White

Cotswold

Cotswold

Pool C

Belfast

Paparoa Street

Belfast

Pool D

St Albans Blue

Roydvale

St Albans

Pool D

Fendalton

Russley

Fendalton

 

 

 

 

3rd March

 

 

Pool A

Ilam

Avonhead

Ilam

Pool A

West Spreydon

Prebbleton

West Spreydon

Pool A

Our Lady of Victories 

BYE

Pool B

Bromley

Heathcote Valley

Heathcote Valley

Pool B

Sumner

Hillview

Sumner

Pool C

St Albans White

Paparoa Street

St Albans

Pool C

Cotswold

Belfast

Cotswold

Pool D

Fendalton

St Albans Blue

Fendalton

Pool D

Roydvale

Russley

Russley

 

 

 

 

10th March

 

 

Reserve Day or 1/4 Finals

 

 

 

 

 

 

17th March

 

 

1/4 Finals or Semi Finals

 

 

 

 

 

 

24th March

 

 

Semi finals or Finals

 

 

 

 

 

 

31st March

 

 

Finals if needed

 

 

 

YEAR 5 & 6 (Superstars Cricket)

Term 4

MIXED TEAMS OF 10 - Sees the running a weekly 10-a-side Mixed competiton held at schools around Christchurch.  There is a competitive RED section in addition to 2 lower tiers BLACK (middle grade) and the lowest WHITE grade for less experienced learner teams.

Soft Incrediballs are used meaning their is no need for protective equipment. Fielders (except the wicket keeper) must be 10 metres away from batters and each pair pats for 3 overs.  Should a batter go out a bonus 3 runs will be added to the bowling teams score. 

In the RED section - Balls that are wide, too high or bounce twice are deemed no balls or wides and are counted as 1 run to the batting team BUT ARE REBOIWLED UP TO A MAXIMUM OF 8 BALLS IN THE OVER.

IN the BLACK & WHITE sections Balls that are wide, too high or bounce twice are deemed no balls or wides and mean the batter gets a free hit of a ball placed on a batting tee.

The batter gets 1 chance to hit the ball forward of the wicket on the "Off-side" to earn runs.  Bowlers are limited to a maximum of 2 overs with 4 bowig 2 overs and 4 bowling 1 - everyone MUST bowl.

Entries for the 2017 competition close in September and the competition will run from October & November with a finals day featuring the top 8 teams from the RED and WHITE sections at the Polo Grounds an Hagley Corner in Hagley park.