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Congrats Taofi Lafai for winning MVP, ACA announce competition winners plus Stay Safe and important reminders!
27 Mar 2020

 
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27 March 2020

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Congratulations Taofi Lafai on winning the overall Premier Women's MVP Award!
Congratulations Taofi Lafai on winning the overall Most Valuable Player Award across the Premier Women's competition. Taofi has dominated the women's competition this season finishing up with:
  • 22 wickets across 17 matches
  • Best figures of 5-21 with an economy rate of 3.34 and an average of 15.77
  • Also dynamic in the field taking 10 catches and 5 run outs - 3 of them unassisted.
  • Also scored a maiden Premier half-century this season with 54 (40) against Takapuna which was also her highest score.
Well done on an amazing season Taofi!

This is also the second season in a row where the Premier Women's MVP has come from Papatoetoe Cricket Club with Lagi Telea winning the same award last season. Bring on season 2020-21!
Photo credit: Phototek
ACA announces Competition Winners after an abrupt end to the season due to Covid-19
Photo credit: Phototek

This season’s final playing day/s were cancelled on Wednesday 18 March as part of New Zealand Cricket’s and the six Major Associations’ response to the public health measures required to suppress the transmission of COVID-19.

This situation and subsequently the decision made to cancel the season earlier than scheduled is unprecedented in Auckland Cricket history. 

It is important to acknowledge that this decision will have a significant impact on all clubs/teams, and especially those who were either in championship contention or attempting to avoid relegation when the season was brought to a close prematurely.

We understand that many hours of planning, preparation and training were completed to get to this point and we empathise with all teams/clubs who were denied the opportunity to close out the season on the field. 

Without a precedent for the impact of a global health pandemic on our competitions, Auckland Cricket was steered by the existing by-laws/playing conditions and the fundamental principles of competition delivery. Further, the Association welcomed guidance from the environment through consultation with various stakeholders both within the Auckland club network and outside.

It was important that sufficient information was gathered to make an informed decision that not only truly reflected the current situation but set a precedent that can be used going forward. It was also critical that any decision was based on principles that allowed it to be applied regardless of the level of competition. 

Auckland Cricket believes that there has been sufficient play completed in the current competition/s to declare the remaining fixtures cancelled, and confirm the final standings as at Friday 20 March.

Therefore, championship winners including any promotion or relegation will stand as per the respective competition’s playing conditions and be based on the standings at the aforementioned date (for the avoidance of doubt, this means all competition games up until the weekend of Saturday/Sunday 14/15 March will be valid and points included in the final standings). This applies to all grades without exception.

Congratulations to the following teams for winning Premier titles: 

  • Hedley Howarth – Two Day Championship – Parnell Cricket Club 
  • Tom Hellaby – Two Day Championship – Grafton United Cricket Club 
  • Prichard Cup – Women’s Limited Over Championship – Takapuna District Cricket Club 

A full list of competition winners and full standings will be circulated by the end of the week. Please note as per usual confirmation of promotion / relegation is at the discretion of Auckland Cricket and will be communicated closer to the start of the 2020/21 season.  

Written by ACA
Country in Lockdown: Stay Safe and Stay Home!
Just a reminder that Kolmar (and all other non-essential businesses/services) will be closed for at least the next four weeks while the entire country is in lockdown.
 

Here are the things New Zealanders need to know.

Key points:

  • From midnight 25 March, you must stay at home, unless you are an essential services worker or need to get essential services. Stay at home and save lives
  • 283 confirmed and probable cases of Covid-19 at 26 March - we may see thousands of cases
  • You will still be able to go out to buy food from the supermarket, get health care, walk your dog, and exercise outdoors
  • Courier services, public transport and taxis/ride share services like Ola are operational for essential services
  • Outside the home, you must be two metres away from anyone (except those from your household)
  • If you feel unwell, stay at home.
  • We are at emergency alert Level 4.
     
Look after yourselves and remember to stay active, get creative and enjoy the next four weeks in your bubble with your loved ones - see you on the flip side!
Important Reminders
All Junior Coaches and Managers please send through the following to papatoetoecricket@kolmar.org.nz as soon as possible:
  • MVP
  • Coach and Manager's Choice
  • Most Improved
  • All players that scored 30+ runs
  • All players that took 4+ wickets in one innings
  • A nomination for an outstanding volunteer
  • Junior and Senior Prizegivings have both been canceled. A list of award winners will be sent out once this has been finalized with further details around collecting awards. 
Also, a bit of homework for your lockdown - ALL of the following end-of-season reports for the Club's Annual booklet is due on the 30th of April 2020
  • President's report
  • Chairman's report
  • Club Manager's report
  • Premier Men's report
  • Premier Women's report
  • Reserve Men's report
  • Reserve Women's report
  • Plus any other teams that would like to have their end of season report in the booklet
Please donate to your local Cricket Club and receive a tax rebate
Did you know that Papatoetoe District Cricket Club Inc is a registered charity at both the Charities Commission and the IRD.  This means that for any donation made to the Club of $5 or more, an individual can claim a tax rebate at the end of the financial year. 

The IRD pays out 33.33 cents for every dollar you donate to charities or similar organisations. The total you can claim in one tax year is the lesser of 33.33% of your total donations or 33.33% of your taxable income.

So, if you would like to support your local Club and are keen to get a tax rebate, donations can be made to account number 12-3044-0287262-52.  Once you make a donation please email papatoetoecricketclub295@gmail.com and we will arrange to send you out a tax receipt.  Thank you for your support.
Coaches/Umpires/Scorers Corner - Qualifications
Foundation Course (an email address is required for initial registration) - this course is a requirement to coach all soft ball and tennis ball grades and can be completed all online.

Advanced Foundation Course - the Foundation Course is a pre-requisite for this and involves theory as well as practical components. This is a requirement to coach all junior boys (U19 and below) and girls (U16 and below) grades.

Umpiring and Scoring modules 
Any questions, feedback or suggestions?
All questions, feedback or suggestions welcome to help improve your on and off-field experiences as a club member (e.g. ideas for club events etc.), please email club admin papatoetoecricketclub295@gmail.com
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