Papatoetoe Cricket Club

We celebrate our past and hope to be a successful and vibrant club long into the future!

A Huge Welcome to the Club's new Head Coach Barrington Rowland and back into Alert Level 3 mode!
12 Aug 2020

Papatoetoe Cricket Club Newsletter

Wednesday, 12th July 2020

Alert Level 3 until further notice!

Papatoetoe Cricket Club - Kolmar is now closed for the next 3 days until further information is released by the NZ Government.

All club meetings and trainings scheduled to take place between Wednesday 12th August to Friday 14th August must be canceled.

Stay safe everyone and stay home!

We will update with further information as things develop over the next 3 days!

Any questions or concerns, please contact

Get to know our new Head Coach, Barrington Rowland - Welcome to the Papatoetoe Cricket family!

What teams have you represented?
Karnataka (India) from 1999 to 2007. Played 68 first-class matches, with a highest score of 283 and scoring over 4000 runs, including three double hundreds and a century on debut.

When did you move to New Zealand?
I moved to New Zealand in 2008, started playing for Suburbs New Lynn CC as a player-coach. Then moved to AUCC and Eden Roskill CC in the years after. Accumulating 13 years of experience as a player-coach and overseas experience in UK as well.
Highlights and outstanding cricket experiences?
In premier club cricket in Auckland my highest score is 205. Coached Suburbs New Lynn to winning the Hedley Howarth two day championship and the T20 championship. Also coached the AUCC premier team to win the Tom Hellaby Two Day championship. Also reached the one-day finals twice. 

Coaching qualifications and philosophy?
Currently a level 3 NZC and Level 2 UK CC cricket coaching qualification. My coaching philosophy involves a deep passion for helping players realise their potential through self-discovery. Which is done by creating challenging environments, that bring out the best in individuals. This helps them understand their strengths and weaknesses through trial and error and deep reflection of their strengths and areas to improve. 

I love working with passionate individuals who are prepared to have a growth mindset towards the game and look to grow from their cricketing experiences.

18th Sept: Cricket Luncheon with John Wright as guest speaker!

When: Friday, 18th September at 12pm
Master of Ceremony: Nigel Hurst
Where: Papatoetoe Cricket Club Kolmar Sports

Come along and listen to former Papatoetoe Premier Men's captain, New Zealand captain, Indian Men's Coach, New Zealand Men's Coach, Mumbai Indians IPL Coach, and current Mumbai talent scout, the legendary John Wright! We are extremely lucky to have him as our guest speaker at the club's major fundraiser for the season. We look forward to hearing all about his cricket experiences to date!
We are limited to 150 guests. Tickets are $95 per person, $950 for a table of 10 and includes a buffet lunch. There will also be an auction and raffle.

This event will sell out so book a ticket or table now!

If you have any queries, contact us.
Photo credit: Wisden: Former Indian Coach, John Wright with Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid

Online Registrations will remain Open!

We are optimistic that despite this Level 3 hiccup, the season will still go ahead so registrations will remain open.

  • Premier and Reserve: $440 (10% discount added if fully paid by 1st October 2020)
  • Senior Grades: $275
  • One Day Team: $2400
  • Tertiary Student: $260
  • Secondary Student: $160
  • Premier: $220
  • Premier Reserve: $180
  • Tertiary Student: $160
  • Secondary School: $160
  • Juniors/Youth: $160
  • Sprites: $50

Note: Additional charges will apply for teams that are running Pre-Season training through the August/September period to cover Indoor Centre Hire.
When registering please ensure all required fields have been completed correctly and include a valid email address. All Subscription Fees will be invoiced as registrations are received with full payment to be made by 1st October.

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Friends of Papatoetoe Cricket Club

If you would like to support your local Club and are keen to get a tax rebate, donations can be made to bank account number:


Once you make a donation please email us and we will arrange to send you a tax receipt as soon as possible. 

Thank you for your support!

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To those that have generously supported:

Andrew Crocker
Brett Plummer
Cecil McClean
David Price
Denis Currie
Gareth Shaw
Gary Troup
John Crocker
Lance Shaw
Malcolm Rowsell
Glenn Rowsell
Neil Ronaldson
Noel Burnside
Peter Boyd
Simon Poole
Gary Peach
Shane Singe
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