News – 28th January 2024

Club News

Key roster – for 2nd February 2024

game date game time grade Ground Key Collection Responsibility home team away team
03-Feb-24 8:00 AM Saturday U9 Mixed Cherrybrook PS WPHC Blue Normanhurst-Warrawee-Black WPHC Blue
Saturday U8 Mixed WPH PS WPHC White WPHC White WPHC Red
8:30 AM Saturday U15 Mixed Greenway Oval WPHC Gold WPHC Gold WPHC Red
Saturday U13 (Starc) Mixed Campbell Pk WPHC White WPHC White Berowra White
Saturday U13 (Hazlewood) Mixed John Purchase PS WPHC Green WPHC Green Beecroft/Pennant Hills Red
Saturday U12 Mixed James Henty WPHC Red WPHC Red Kissing Point
Northholm Grammar School WPHC Yellow WPHC Yellow WPHC Green
9:00 AM Saturday U11 (South) Mixed Holland Reserve WPHC Gold WPHC Gold WPHC Blue
Thomas Thompson WPHC Yellow WPHC Yellow WPHC Green
10:30 AM Saturday U10 Mixed Cherrybrook PS WPHC Green WPHC Green Thornleigh Gold
1:00 PM


Greenway Oval WPHC Red WPHC Red WPHC Blue


Campbell Pk WPHC Red WPHC Red Kenthurst Upper Hills


Northholm Grammar School WPHC Blue WPHC Blue Beecroft


Dural Park WPHC Red WPHC Red Berowra


Our latest high achiever

Congratulations to Daniel McEwen (D2) who has been selected in the NSW Intellectual Disability team that competes in the National Cricket Inclusion Championships being held in Queensland this week – between 20-25 January 2024.

Players will also be in the running for selection in the Australian Disability Teams that will tour later this year.

To follow the games, download the Play Cricket app or visit Cricket Australia’s YouTube channel where all games will be available via live-stream.

Twilight Women’s Cricket League

An exciting new Social Women’s cricket Team starts in February. Details are:

  • When:    Starts Thursday 1st February 2024 until 21st March (8 weeks)
  • Ages:      16 years+
  • Times:    Starts at 6.00 pm until 7.30 pm (90 minutes)
  • Teams:  up to 8 players. Register as a single or put a team together.
  • Where:   Coolong Reserve & Ollie Webb Reserve – Parramatta
  • Cost:      $125.00

More info on Twilight Women’s cricket link

How do I register?

Via our website Register here .

Junior Leadership Program

We are excited to running be separate Junior Leadership programs for our Junior players + Team Coaches & Managers. The theme is “What does it take to be my best?”

Details are:

  • When:    Tuesday 13th & Thursday 15th February 2024
  • Where:   WPH Sports Club
  • Time:     7.00 pm to 8.15 pm
  • Cost:      FREE.

The Program will be run by Alan Mantle who is a renowned Sports psychologist who is currently with CNSW and has an extensive involvement with other major sports: NRL, AFL, Bulldogs, CNSW & CA Umpires Association, current International cricket players from Australia, India, England, Sri Lanka and Vanuatu. Add to this the NSW Police, international wakeboard and pistol shooting his record is impressive – Enhance mind performance

How do I register?

More details will follow.

Playing & training shirt re-design

Our Club Executive Committee (ExCo) approved a new uniform design for players and volunteers for next season for Juniors (Mixed) & Seniors. There is no change to the Girls playing uniform.

We will survey the Juniors (Mixed) and Seniors shortly to get preferences for the preferred choice of:

  • 3 x new designs for a playing shirt
  • 2 x new designs for a training shirt
  • Volunteers will receive a new design with no vote on the design option.

The new shirts will be subsidised so the transition cost will be low.

Stay tuned.

New website

Next season we will be launching a new website. It will be using the latest technology to allow us to ramp-up our social presence.

The new system will be:

  • Have a new look and feel plus will be quicker
  • Have links to PlayHQ to pick-up important playing information (e.g.; Draw & results)
  • Incorporate a booking system for all Club events that will save collecting money on the day
  • Dropbox for all key Club documents
  • Public notice board
  • A Public Notice Board
  • Detailed analytics

More info will follow.

Association News

Competition re-start

With the passing of the Christmas / New Year period the Season re-commencement dates are:

  • Seniors – underway
  • Cricket Blast – Saturday 3rd February 2024
  • Girls – Saturday 3rd February 2024
  • Juniors (Mixed) – Saturday 3rd February 2024

Greenway Oval – cricket nets repairs

Repairs works have been scheduled to the Greenway Oval 2 cricket practice nets synthetic grass on:- (weather permitting). Details are:

  • Monday 29 January 2024 7am to 3pm
  • Tuesday 30 January 2024 7am to 3pm
  • Wednesday 31 January 2024 7am to 3pm.

During the above times the Greenway Oval 2 cricket practice nets and possibly a small section of the outside athletics track lanes in that area will be unavailable.

Cricket Australia updates

PlayHQ updates

Player statistics in the PlayCricket app

When viewing statistics in the PlayCricket app, some users are noticing error messages or incomplete statistics.

What can I do if my statistics are missing or not displaying correctly in the PlayCricket app? – Play Cricket Support  explains the issues users might be facing, and any steps they can take to rectify them.

The article will be updated as the issues are resolved, so please share this freely with anyone who would like to stay informed.

Answers to common e-scoring questions, all in one place

With several weeks of matches now complete, we have fielded e-scoring questions around a few common themes. We’ve pulled these together in a handy eScoring FAQs – Play Cricket Support, which is a great supplement to the Full eScoring Guide – Play Cricket Support for your scorers.

Registrations for 2023/24

Registration status is OPEN for:

  • Cricket Blast (5 & 6 year old) – OPEN
  • Juniors (Mixed):
    • U8 – OPEN
    • U9 – OPEN

All other Age Divisions are Closed.

How do I Register?

Registrations can be made via the following link – Register here

Blowfly Cricket

Season arrangements

Blowfly Cricket is now finished for the season. To find out more about Blowfy cricket for next season checkout the website – Blowfly cricket

What if I need more information?

Please contact Bill Peterkin at here

How do Register?

You can register and pay online through the following link.

Register | PlayHQ

Channel 10 – The Project story

Check out the News report on Channel’s 10 ‘The Project’ –Blolwfly TV article from about 1:43 secs.


The Pathway for Girls this season is:

Friday (HK&HDCA)

  • All-Girls Blaster Hub (5 to 7 years + new to cricket / soft ball program) Friday Twilight hub at Thornleigh Oval
  • Stage 1 (7 to 11 years of age – new / a bit of experience) – Friday twilight Girls-only cricket (played in the Hornsby district)

Saturday (NSJCA)

  • Cricket Blast (5 to 7 year olds for boys & girls);
  • Stage 1 (a) – 7 to 11 years of age – new / a bit of experience. Saturday (played at local grounds and in the North Shore area
  • Stage 1(b) – 10 to 11 years. Saturday afternoon home & away hardball
  • Stage 2 & Stage 3 (ages 12 to 17 years of age)Saturday afternoon Girls-only competitive cricket.

To learn more then checkout – Girls Playing information

Spirit of Cricket Cup

Set the data side for Saturday 10th February 2024 – the annual T20 Spirit of Cricket gala day for our Girls. Details are:

  • When:    Saturday 10th February
  • Where:   John Purchase Oval
  • Time:     all-day starting at 9.00 am

This is an exciting Festival of Cricket with our Girls playing Teams from North Shore JCA. There will be a BBQ, pr1zes and a Pink Stumps Day fund-raising.

Come along, support and get to see Girls cricket first hand.

Competition Ladder

After 11 Rounds (16th December 2023) the competition table is:

Stage 1 (morning)

  • WPHC Jonassen:                 3rd

Stage 1 (afternoon)

  • WPHC Schutt                      9th
  • WPHC Sutherland              5th

Stage 2

  • WPHC Litchfield                 12th
  • WPHC McGrath                  =4th

Stage 3

  • WPHC King:                        =4th

Juniors (Mixed)

The only registrations open are for:

  • U8 – OPEN and remain open all season as this is a non-competitive age group
  • U9 – OPEN – as above

All other Divisions are CLOSED.

If anyone is still interested in playing in these ages please contact our Juniors (Mixed) Director, Steve Burrows on Juniors Mixed email

Points table

Competition table after 14 Rounds (16th December 2023)


  • WPHC Purple =1st; Gold =2nd ; Blue =2nd; Green =2nd ; Yellow =5th; Red =8th


Hazlewood Comp:

  • Green 4th ; WPHC Gold 5th;

Starc Comp

  • WPHC Red 1st; White 9th; Blue 10th


  • WPHC Purple =1st; Gold 10th; Blue 13th


  • WPHC Red =1st; Orange =4th; Gold 6th


  • WPHC 1st

Note: there is no competition for U8 to U11’s.


Competition table after 12 Rounds.

A1 Grade (Cameron):       46 points (3rd)

A2 (Campbell):                    54 point (3rd)


  • Red (Shomik):      44 points (4th)
  • Blue (Todd):         39 points (5th )

B2 (Warren):                        61 points (1st)

C1 (Indranil):                       49 points (4th)


  • Red (Arun):           41 points (6th)
  • Blue (Mat):           33 points (8th) Note: +9 points adjustment following re-grading


  • Red (Fieds):          56 points (5th)
  • Blue (Rob):           26 points (10th ) Note: -9 points adjustment following re-grading


  • Red (Ross S)         56 points (5th)
  • Blue (Hiresh):       26 points (10th )


  • Red (Diggers)        34 points (7th)
  • Blue (Agniva):     59 points (1st)

D2 (Roger):                           26 points (8th)