Canterbury Cricket Umpires Association

is pleased to announce the

entertainment Book fund-raiser!



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July Sunday 9th at the Venue TBA at 10.30

Resently two of our women umpires, Lauren Yannakis and Kim Cotton stood in a Hawke Cup elimination fixture at Rangiora (Jan 21&22 Cant Country v Marlborough)

Well donel ladies. Is the a NZC first?

Let me know

Greetings Everyone, and firstly I would like to apologise for the delay in adding this fantastic news to our website. We have a lot to report and congratulate members for.

1. John Bromley – selected for the Victoria exchange.

2. Kim Cotton – for being appointed to the National Under 21 Women’s tournament and Women’s matches throughout New Zealand. 

3. Lauren Yannakis – Appointed to the National Under 21 Women’s tournament.

4. Duncan Blackstock – from Timaru doing his first Hawke cup game. (many more to come). 

5. Eugene Sanders – In his role with Canterbury Cricket and is doing a great job for Umpires in Canterbury. Eugene is about to stand in his first ford trophy match at Hagley oval on the 8th of February. 

6. Jason Wood – doing the Otago exchange.

7. Gavin Fantastic – Unfortunately his exchange to CD was cancelled. 

8. Matthew Hill – Going to Auckland for the National club finals in April. 

9. David Henderson – Has been selected to go to Sydney with the Canterbury A team in February and March. 

This is a great representation and a tribute to our members. 


Other news the Regional Golf Tournament is being held on Sunday the 19th of February, at Weeden’s Golf Club. 

We hope to raise $3000 to assist with costs for exchanges. 

If you wish to participate either call Myself on 027 664 0009 or Tony Scott. 

$40.00 entry fee includes cooked breakfast and a drink station on course. 

Dallas has started level 3 and level 4 training and also training for some of our new Umpires. As we have a few new ones this year. 


On a more serious note Nook Ebert has had another Heart Attack and is recuperating at home. If you wish you can call him to say hello. 


If you have any other news worthy of putting on the Website please contact our Website controller Matthew Hill. 


Jim Henderson 


Diana Venter, left, Kathy Cross and Kim Cotton

Kim Cotton was part of the first all-woman appointment to officiate in an international match in Monday's Twenty20 clash between New Zealand's White Ferns and Pakistan in Nelson.  

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