Female Cricket

For the 2022-23 season the Wairarapa Cricket Association will have the following playing opportunities available to female cricketers:

Junior Club System

Friday Night Cricket – For Girls Year 1 through to year 5/6 cricket can be played via the WCA JCB club system in the following grades – Kiwi, Super 8 & Incrediball. You can find club coordinator contact details via the WCA Handbook or our Clubs / Schools contact page.

Saturday Morning Development Teams – JCB Club & Secondary School – From Year 5 to Year 9 Girls are able to play as part of one of Wairarapa’s Development Girls squads in the JCB Saturday morning Hardball competition. These squads are open to any Girl wishing to play hardball, in a team that values fun and friendship. If your daughter is interested in any of these opportunities, please feel free to contact our Female Cricket Manager Melissa Hansen ( 027 344 6285 or fdo [at] wairarapacricket [dot] co [dot] nz).

School Cricket

The WCA has various school competitions for primary / intermediate and secondary female players to participate.

Wednesday Primary/Intermediate: This is a 9 per side Hardball competition for Primary and Intermediate school teams played on Wednesday evenings, 16 overs per innings.

Tuesday T20: This is a 9 aside hardball competition for Secondary School teams played on Tuesday evenings, 20 overs per innings. There is a boys competition where girls 1st XI play, and also a mixed grade for girls only and mixed teams

Combined Secondary Girls: For the 2022-23 Season we are looking at having a this combined team play in the Trevor Martin Trophy 30 over Saturday Morning Boys competition in Term 1. The schools that will likely combine will be Wairarapa College, Kuranui College, Solway College and another players from St Matthews Collegiate that are not in one of their teams/squads (this is to enable as much development and growth for everyone).These are open to any female secondary player who wish to participate in a stronger cricketing competition. Again feel free to contact Female Cricket Manager Melissa Hansen on 027 344 6285 or fdo [at] wairarapacricket [dot] co [dot] nz  if your daughter is interested in playing.

College 1st XIs: For the 2022-23 Season this will be worked through on an individual school basis as to the appropriate competition these teams will enter into. Whether this is Tuesday afternoon Boys T20, Tuesday Midweek Girls, Saturday morning boys, or source their own inter school fixtures, or a combination of all. 


Wairarapa Women’s Franchise League:  A T20 club competition with women’s club teams (team depending on numbers) that are evenly created with players from our Senior Womens rep team (Korus) other WCA Female Pathway/Rep teams, any secondary school girls and any other females wanting to participate. This competition will run for 5 weeks, 2x weeks in December, 2 weeks January and 1x week in February.

Expression of Interest Form is available here: https://forms.gle/XjL5SZCSM6jKGqsG7 

If you are interested in playing send an email to Melissa Hansen:  fdo [at] wairarapacricket [dot] co [dot] nz


For the 2022-23  season the WCA will have the following Female Pathway/ Representative teams: