Introducing PlayHQ

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Introducing PlayHQ

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We can’t wait to see you around the grounds enjoying cricket this summer and look forward to making the 2022/23 the best season yet! Auckland Cricket are excited to support and adopt the New Zealand Cricket (NZC) led new community online platform PlayHQ which will replace CricHQ for the 2022/23 season. PlayHQ will become the national community registration, scoring, and … Read More


Quinn Sunde completes the ACES contract list for 2022/23!

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Quinn Sunde completes the ACES contract list for 2022/23!

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The talented Takapuna Pirates’ wicket-keeping batsman has snagged his first ACES domestic contract to complete the full list of 16 for 2022/23 season. Sunde has been a consistent performer in the club circuit averaging over 40 across formats for the past two seasons while also picking up 23 catches and 4 stumpings in 2021/22. Head Coach Male Performance Programme, Doug Watson … Read More


The New Deal: Cricket’s ground-breaking agreement

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The New Deal: Cricket’s ground-breaking agreement

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New Zealand’s professional women’s and men’s cricketers will receive the same pay for the same work on the same day, in a landmark agreement struck between NZC, the six Major Associations, and the New Zealand Cricket Players Association.   The five-year deal, the first in which the men’s and women’s professional environments have been combined in one agreement, will see … Read More


Luke Wright appointed ACES Performance and Talent Coach!

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Luke Wright appointed ACES Performance and Talent Coach!

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The leading English domestic T20 run-scorer and ICC T20 World Cup winner returns to Auckland as the newly appointed ACES Performance and Talent Coach. Wright previously featured for the ACES during the 2013/14 Super Smash season and brings a diverse set of coaching experiences to the environment with stints across the globe as the Assistant Coach for Melbourne Stars (BBL), … Read More


Keene is set for a first ACES contract after a stellar season!

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Keene is set for a first ACES contract after a stellar season!

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North Shore all-rounder Simon Keene has been awarded his first domestic contract after a stellar season for the ACES in 2021/22. Recently named the Young Cricketer of the Year 21/22, Keene lit up the domestic circuit and finished with 25 wickets in his first five First-Class matches for Auckland. Director of Talent and Performance, Daniel Archer is excited to have … Read More


Glenn Phillips to take on a new challenge with Otago Cricket

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Glenn Phillips to take on a new challenge with Otago Cricket

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After 6 years with the ACES, Glenn has decided to make the move down South. A true all-rounder in every sense, Phillips made NZ history by becoming the first player to score a century across all three domestic formats in a season. At the age of 20. Phillips will join brother Dale once again at Otago after playing several seasons … Read More


Rob Nicol to return to Auckland as HEARTS Head Coach of Female Performance

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Rob Nicol to return to Auckland as HEARTS Head Coach of Female Performance

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Rob Nicol will again be in Auckland Cricket colours as he joins the HEARTS as the Head Coach of the Female Performance Programme. Nicol, 39, joins the HEARTS having served most recently as the WHITE FERNS Assistant Coach and Female Performance and Pathways Coach at Northern Districts. The former BLACKCAPS representative spent 11 seasons with the ACES, including several seasons … Read More


Robert O'Donnell wins ACA Cricketer of the Year

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Robert O’Donnell wins ACA Cricketer of the Year

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Last night, Auckland Cricket held our Cricketer of the Year Awards for 2021/22 hosted by Laura McGoldrick. Here are the award winners. Representative Coach of the Year | Heinrich Malan It was a build-up like no other. Planning. Training. Waiting for competitive action. Even for a coach who loves training, there was genuine relief when the ACES finally took the … Read More


ACES suffer defeat; presented Plunket Shield

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ACES suffer defeat; presented Plunket Shield

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The Auckland ACES have been presented with the Plunket Shield after a remarkable campaign. While the side suffered defeat in their final game in Lincoln, Robbie O’Donnell’s side took on the challenge of chasing down 372 in the fourth inning. Resuming at 6/0 and needing a further 366 runs, the ACES headed into the last day of their victorious summer … Read More


Doug Watson to return to ACES set-up as Head Coach of Male Performance

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Doug Watson to return to ACES set-up as Head Coach of Male Performance

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Former Auckland ACES Assistant Coach Doug Watson will return to the ACES set-up as the Head Coach of the Male Performance Programme for the next three years. Watson will be no stranger to the Auckland cricket scene, having served as the ACES Assistant Coach for three years and helping lift the Ford Trophy title two summers ago. The 48-year old … Read More