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  • There has been a change to the RCA holiday program for the coming week and it will now run be run on Wenesday 10th, Thursday 11th & Friday 12th October.
    Posted: Sunday 7 October 2018
  • The RCA will be running a holiday program this coming school holidays. For all information please click on the pdf link below.
    Posted: Wednesday 19 September 2018
  • The Rotorua Cricket Association will be holding its Annual General Meeting on the 26th September 2018, 7pm at the Cricket Pavilion, Smallbone Park, Devon Street, Rotorua. All are welcome to attend.
    Please see the attached Agenda for the AGM
    Posted: Wednesday 12 September 2018
  • The ND High Performance Coaching staff are visiting Tauranga next Thursday 6th September, 6.30 – 8.30pm to run a workshop with local coaches. The theme will be ‘Batting Innovation & Pace Bowling’.

    Graeme Aldridge will be leading the pace bowling component with the batting coach to be announced.

    When: September 6th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Where: Bay Indoor Centre, 14 Newton Street, Mount Maunganui

    Notes: The Northern Districts High Performance Coaching staff are running a coach development evening for local coaches. This workshops theme is 'Batting Innovation & Pace Bowling'. Graeme Aldridge will be taking the pace bowling component with the batting coach to be announced.
    Posted: Wednesday 29 August 2018
  • One of our cricket brothers is unwell. Mat Martin was a talented middle order batsman and pace bowler who represented Northern Districts and Bay of Plenty at age group level in the mid-1990’s while he was a student at Rotorua BHS. Mat played his club cricket for Rotorua BHS and Arawa CC before heading off to university to train as a teacher. On his return to Rotorua Mat played club cricket for Central CC before heading overseas, as so many cricketers do, to play and work in the UK. On his return to Rotorua Mat taught at Rotorua BHS and turned out for the school in the Baywide Premier competition. Mat is now living in the Eastern Bay of Plenty with his wife Tessa and their children and works as a teacher at Whakatane HS. Mat became unwell with the flu and is currently in Auckland City hospital in the Cardiovascular ICU. Those that have played with and against Mat will know what a competitor and fighter he is. Mat is in one hell of a fight right now and there is a Facebook page “mat updates” where you can leave messages of support for Mat and his family and share stories.
    Posted: Wednesday 22 August 2018
  • The Rotorua Cricket Association's Annual General Meeting for 2018 will take place on Wednesday 26th September, 7pm and will be held at the Cricket Pavilion, Smallbone Park, Rotorua
    Posted: Tuesday 14 August 2018
  • Senior Representative Selector

    Bay of Plenty Cricket are seeking expressions of interesting for the following role:

    Bay of Plenty Men’s and Development Men’s – Selectors

    POSITION Senior Representative Selector (Men & Development Men’s teams)

    REPORTS TO BOPCA Cricket Manager

    KEY TASK The main role is to select the BOP Men and Development Men’s teams

    • Take an active interest in local cricket across the region to identify potential players for senior rep teams.
    • Be available to discuss with player’s their performances and team selection or non-selection.
    • Be proactive and engaged in selection discussions (and willing to voice views)


    A combination of the following should give the selectors an in-depth knowledge of the players in contention for selection:

    • Liaising with key, trusted people in clubs (i.e. feedback on other team’s players).
    • Attending key matches to observe specific players.
    • Observation of player’s skills and attitudes throughout winter training, trials and premier games.
    • Communicating closely with Men’s and Development Team coach

    For more information or to express an interest, contact Tai Bridgman-Raison

    This is an unpaid position.

    Closing Date: 13th August, 2018
    Posted: Monday 30 July 2018
  • The Northern Districts High Performance staff are visiting the Tauranga area during August & September to help upskill coaches and umpires in the area.
    As part of their Cricket Roadshow Programme local coaches will have the opportunity to take part in the Coach Education sessions lead by the ND High Performance Staff.
    The first visit on August 9th will be a Parent & Child session, where parent coaches are invited to bring their keen young cricketer/s to take part in an interactive, practical Coach Education session.
    Coaches of all ages and abilities are welcome, we just ask that any children attending are between 8 – 15yrs old.

    Key Details

    ND Cricket Roadshow

    Parent & Child Coaching Session
    Thursday, August 9th
    6.30 – 8.30pm
    Bay Indoor Centre, 14 Newton Street, Mount
    Free to attend
    All equipment provided

    Please RSVP to no later than August 7th if you wish to attend. Places are limited.
    Posted: Tuesday 24 July 2018
  • Over the next 1 - 2 months there will be some much needed repairs taking place at the Cricket Nets located at Ray Boord Park. Due to health and safety issues 2 of the 4 nets have been locked so they cannot be used until the repairs are done. All updates regarding the repairs will be posted either on the RCA's website or Facebook page We thank you for your understanding and patience on this matter.
    Posted: Sunday 17 June 2018
  • The Rotorua Cricket Association is looking to host a Senior T10 competition over Labour Weekend 2018, please see below flyer for all the relevant information. If you have any queries or would like to enter a team then please contact Karen Kyle at
    Posted: Sunday 10 June 2018
  • The Rotorua Cricket Association will be holding a charity auction at their upcoming Centenary Dinner and would very much like to acknowledge and thank the following businesses for donating items to be auctioned off.
    Skyline Rotorua
    helloworld Rotorua
    The Tool Shed Rotorua
    Be Rude Not To Cafe
    Rotorua Duck Tours
    Rotorua Canopy Tours
    Polynesian Spa
    New Zealand Cricket
    Redwoods Treewalk Rotorua
    Farmside Buffet
    3D Trick Art Gallery
    The Farm Tour
    Velocity Valley
    Western Heights Pharmacy
    Bootiful Fitness NZ
    It is a very humble feeling to know that Rotorua has so many businesses who are willing to help out and give back to the community and for that we appreciate it and thank them.😊
    Posted: Thursday 10 May 2018
  • The Rotorua Cricket Association would like to take this time to acknowledge and thank Duncan Wills Builders and the Lewis Plumbing Company for their continued support and sponsorship of the RCA.
    Posted: Thursday 10 May 2018
  • The Rotorua Cricket Association is officially Celebrating it's 100th birthday this year and will have many events and celebrations throughout 2018. The RCA are also happy to announce that as part of these celebrations they will be supporting the New Zealand Blind Cricket Association INC. and proceeds from certain events will be donated to the NZBCA to help their continued development of Blind Cricket in NZ.

    Details of upcoming events will be posted on the RCA's Facebook page and website soon.
    Posted: Monday 8 January 2018