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About

We are an incorporated society for Regional Amateur Sport (cricket) who's mission is to provide leadership for the Counties Manukau Cricket Community – ensuring pathways from school to club for all involved.


We are one of six districts that make up the Northern Districts Cricket Association (NDCA). We are also affiliated to New Zealand Cricket (NZC).
Our region spans across all of the former Franklin District, Papakura District and Manukau City (part) and now since the boundaries were redrawn in 2010, includes some of the Waikato and Hauraki Districts.


We serve 12 cricket clubs, 11 secondary schools and 110 Primary and Intermediate schools which equates to 5,193 participants (NZ Cricket Census 2014/15)

 

 

History


Official Records

Franklin and District Cricket Assn. registered in 1947

Mauku Cricket Club- the oldest club in CMCA,  established in 1859

Franklin and Districts Cricket Assn. joined Northern Districts ( formed in 1956) in 1967 before that it was a sub union of Auckland Cricket

Became Counties Cricket Assn in 1979

Became Counties-Manukau Cricket Assn (CMCA) in 1996

Since CMCA was formed in 1996 there have been two presidents- Royce Riordan(18 years) and current President, Murray Napier, for 7 years

First employee  in 2000

Peter Zanzottera was employed in 2002 and left in 2014.

 

Honours Dashboard ( Franklin, Counties and CMCA) records go back to 1957

1958-  first honours board bowling -Jack Snell 7/86 v Waikato Country

1962- first honours board batting - Alan Walker 116 v NZ Brabin B

1969/70 - first NDCA 1st class rep- Philip Havill (Papakura)

 

All Time Records

Bowling - Wayne Ross( P Metro) 8/31 v Poverty Bay 1992

Batting - Scott Purdie( Weymouth) 210* v Poverty Bay 1998

Highest team score- 412/6 v Northland 2015

Three centuries in an innings - Nick Kelly (Wey)/ Jono Hickey (Man)/ Barry Rhodes (PM) v Poverty Bay 2015

Hawke Cup challenges- 6 (last one in 2012 prior to that 1980)

Trophies- Fergus Hickey Rosebowl- held in Jan 1975 when it was played for on a challenge basis

Brian Dunning Cup- 2008/9, 2010/11

Most appearances- Richard Halliwell ( PM& Pap)- 100

 

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