Old Boys’ Collegians Cricket Club – Junior Section

obcjuniorOld Boys’ Collegians Cricket Club is again the biggest junior club in Christchurch.

This season we have 56 teams covering all grades for boys and girls in the Christchurch Junior Cricket Association competition.

Click the headings below for more details.


Registration closed 18th September 2016.

Limited places are still available (including the Have a Go Programme) please fill in this on-line registration form.
  • Year 0 & 1 (1st timers) Have A Go
  • Year 1 & 2 Kiwi 1st or 2nd players
  • Year 3 J20 yr3
  • Year 4 J20 yr4 or Super 8 Softball
  • Year 5 Hardball & Super 8’s Softball
  • Year 6 Hardball
  • Year 7 & Premier
  • Year 8 & Premier ½ season only

New member please read this information here.

Teams for 2016

Generally players will be able to play in teams with their friends if there is space and if they are the correct age for the grade. But it is not always possible to accommodate all the requests we receive. If you feel you have not been put in the correct team please email.

Firstly look at this A-Z list to find out your team number.

Then look at this Team list to see who else is in your team this season.

Teams that have Parent managers should hear shortly from them with more details. Some teams still do not have managers, more details are available on the section below, please contact me if you are able to assist.

Season Dates

Season starts: 15th October 2016

Games scheduled: Labour Day & Show Weekend

No game (due to Black Caps Test Match): 19th November 2016

Last game before Xmas: 17th December 2016

Start back: 4th February 2017

Last game of the season: 25th March 2017


obctshirtPlaying uniforms can be purchased directly from Cricket Express, 210 St Asaph Street, Christchurch (Between Manchester and Colombo Street)

HAG, Kiwi and J20 grades players uniform, white or navy sports shorts, Navy polo shirt and navy cap/floppy. All other grades uniform long white pants with the Navy polo shirt and Navy cap/floppy.

Team Coaching

 All players receive coaching from our professional qualified Cricket coaches.

Starting 10th October 2016. Break for Xmas and New Year and starts again Term 1 2017

Kiwi players have the choice of attending a training session on a Monday or a Friday 3.45-4.30pm. J20 players have the choice of going to a training session on a Monday or a Friday 4.45-5.30pm. Other teams training times are booked on a team by team basis. These are the training times for this season. Please note no coaching Labour Day, Show Day or Waitangi Day.

Weekly Draw

This is usually available on a Tuesday before each game, please check the draws here..
Ground codes are available here.

Crichq also has details of locations on the draw.


For all updates check our news page.

On Saturday morning the CJCA will not be making an announcement this year until 7.30am. I will post sooner if I know anything on the news page. For games use the CJCA website or sign up for txt updates through the Sportscheck website.

On training days we will try to make a decision around lunchtime unless the weather is still changeable.


Results can be entered here by team managers.

Results can be found here.

CJCA Grade Rules, Scoresheets and Managers

For information about the rules of each grade (including the scoresheets) click here.

Kiwi – Catherine Ryan 0272981031, southerndistrictscricket@gmail.com
J20 – Catherine Ryan 0272981031, southerndistrictscricket@gmail.com
Year 5 – Francis van Woerkom 341 3333, francis@vanw.nz
Year 6 – Steve Shaw 0276996256, steven.victoria@xtra.co.nz
Year 7 – Craig Gibb 0274430153, gibbfamily1@xtra.co.nz
Year 8 – John Quirk 0275743723, jandlaq@gmail.com
Girls Grades – Mike Dunlop 021969299, mike@digitaloperative.co.nz

CJCA Representative

To find out about opportunities (boys yr6-8 and girls yr5-8) to be included in the CJCA Representative programme click here.


As always Volunteers are at the heart of any successfully run club. Please click here for the job description of a Junior Team Manager. If you are interested in attending any of the coaching courses with Canterbury Cricket let us know.

Other Coaching available

Every season OBC delivers Holiday Coaching Programmes. Usually Pre-season, Christmas Holidays and New Years Holidays. For more information please contact us. One-2-One cricket coaching is also available.