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


HEARTS finish season with dramatic tie

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HEARTS finish season with dramatic tie

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Sunday 20 Feb | HEARTS vs. Northern Districts | Match tied The HEARTS summer ended with a dramatic last-ball finish at Seddon Park. Batting first, the HEARTS were given a strong start by Saachi Shahri (34) and debutant Prue Catton (46), who together put on 78 for the first wicket. The pair fell at a similar time; Arlene Kelly and … Read More


HEARTS head to Hamilton to round out season

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HEARTS head to Hamilton to round out season

Praneel HiraHearts

The Auckland HEARTS head to Hamilton to close out their season with a pair of Hallyburton Johnstone Shield clashes with Northern Districts this weekend. Lauren Down and Fran Jonas continue their duties with the WHITE FERNS, while Holly Huddleston is unavailable due to work commitments. Katie Perkins, who scored her 3000th List-A run for the HEARTS on Saturday, will again … Read More


Debutants shine in HEARTS HBJ win

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Debutants shine in HEARTS HBJ win

Praneel HiraHearts

Saturday 12 Feb | Kennards Hire Community Oval Auckland HEARTS vs. Canterbury Magicians | HEARTS won by 92 runs. The HEARTS have secured their first Hallyburton Johnstone Shield win of the summer, defeating the Magicians at home. The rain stayed away on Saturday as the HEARTS handed debuts to Anna Browning, Sydney Bultitude and Breearne Illing.  With the HEARTS losing … Read More


A weekend of opportunity for new HEARTS

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A weekend of opportunity for new HEARTS

Praneel HiraHearts

The Auckland HEARTS have named an extended squad ahead of this weekend’s doubleheader with the Canterbury Magicians at Kennards Hire Community Oval. After twin washouts in New Plymouth last week, the HEARTS are now out of Grand Final contention and will look to the future. A weekend of opportunity sees six uncapped players join the squad, many of whom were … Read More


New wave come through for young HEARTS

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New wave come through for young HEARTS

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The Auckland HEARTS head to New Plymouth to take on the Central Hinds in the next two rounds of the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield. The competition restart sees a new captain and a wave of new HEARTS faces join the group. With Lauren Down and Fran Jonas now on WHITE FERNS duty against India and preparing for the World Cup, the … Read More


HEARTS Super Smash ends at Elimination Final

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HEARTS Super Smash ends at Elimination Final

Praneel HiraHearts

Elimination Final | HEARTS vs. Sparks | Sparks won by 29 runs The HEARTS Dream11 Super Smash campaign came to an end, suffering defeat to a strong Otago Sparks side in Dunedin. Having lost the toss, the HEARTS would need early wickets to halt the Sparks powerful top order. While the wickets took time to come, the visitors stuck to … Read More


HEARTS excited by Elimination Final opportunity

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HEARTS excited by Elimination Final opportunity

Praneel HiraHearts

The Auckland HEARTS head south to take on the Otago Sparks in the Super Smash Elimination Final tomorrow in Dunedin. Fran Jonas returns after missing the last two outings; the HEARTS, however, will be without experienced heads Holly Huddleston (work commitments) and Anna Peterson (injury). Anna Browning and Josie Penfold have also been included in the HEARTS 13-strong travelling squad. … Read More


Tough going for HEARTS in Hamilton

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Tough going for HEARTS in Hamilton

Praneel HiraHearts

Sunday 9 January | Northern Districts won by eight wickets. The HEARTS have run into a red-hot Northern Districts captain at Seddon Park and the wait for a Hallyburton Johnstone Shield win continues for 2021/22. Batting first, Lauren Down continued her recent run of form, hitting a patient 55 off 89 balls. It didn’t come easy for Down, losing partners … Read More


HEARTS turn attention to HBJ Shield

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HEARTS turn attention to HBJ Shield

Praneel HiraHearts

The HEARTS will be hoping to carry the highs of Friday’s Dream11 Super Smash win into Sunday’s Hallyburton Johnstone Shield showdown with Northern Districts at Seddon Park. Head Coach Nick White has named a familiar squad will travel to Hamilton, with Jane Barnett, Sarah Carnachan and Saachi Shahri added to the side that took on the Canterbury Magicians yesterday. The … Read More