Old Boys’ Collegians Cricket Club – Kiwi Section

Old Boys’ Collegians Cricket Club is again running its own Kiwi Competition for newcomers to Cricket yr1-2.

We are based at Elmwood Park, Heaton Street, Merivale Saturdays 8.45-9.15 coaching and then games til about 10.30am

Last season we had 6 Kiwi teams including Yr1-2 boys and girls.

Click the headings below for more details.


Registration will open 5th August 2019. And will close 15th September 2019.

This year registration will be taken through the Crichq online process.

Open day will be held 14th September 11-1pm at Cricket Express, 210 St Asaph Street, Christchurch (Between Manchester and Colombo Street)

No Subs increase this season. As with all services cost tend to increase. The club have decided to make an increase every 3 years to allow for inflation and increased costs to provide the service. Subs help to cover the cost of administration, affiliation, equipment, facilities, training and games costs plus many many more. The next increase is scheduled for 2020-21.

On paying your subs for the coming season you are agreeing to the Terms and Conditions as set out at the bottom of this page. You are also required to adhere to the ground_rules 2019-20.

Season Dates

Season starts: 19th October 2019

Games scheduled: Labour Day & Show Weekend

Last game before Xmas: 14th December 2019

Start back after Xmas: 1st February 2020

Last game of the season: 21st March 2020


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

Kiwi players uniform is white or navy sports shorts, NEW ROYAL BLUE polo shirt and navy cap/floppy.

Team Coaching

 All players receive coaching from our professional qualified Cricket coaches.

  • Kiwi players will have a 30min training session Saturday 8.45-9.15am that is run by club coaches before their games on saturday at Elmwood Park.

Weekly Draw

The draw will be posted here before the first game. The map of the ground and pitch locations can be found here.


For all updates check our news page.

Grade Rules, Scoresheets

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

Scoresheet for the OBC Kiwi grade can be found 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.