At your last AGM we were able to to acknowledge David Fox who was made a life member of the club, you can read more about David’s association with the club which started back in 1960 here: David Fox – Player Cap #272
John Fraser Thompson, BWCUCC life member # 20 was invited to share his thoughts on cricket. John is also a life member of Canterbury Cricket and NZ Junior Cricket, his contribution to Burnside West Christchurch University Cricket Club is outstanding: In his playing days John played second grade and then Presidents, serving on Club committees from 1966 to 2012, twice as Club President. Link to the films are below.
Notice is hereby given that the 115th Annual General Meeting of the Burnside West Christchurch University Cricket Club will be held at the Burnside Cricket Pavilion, Burnside Oval, 336 Avonhead Road on Tuesday 29th September 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
At the conclusion of the AGM, the bar will be opened and we warmly welcome all club members, and parents of junior members to attend and socialise with your BWCUCC family as we prepare for summer ahead.
Burnside West Christchurch University Cricket Club are delighted to announce a new sponsorship partnership with Kendal Vehicle Services (KVS) Limited. Carol and the team at KVS have agreed to come on board as a key sponsor for the Junior club for the next two seasons. Their support will help ensure our junior players are looking sharp in their KVS & BWCUCC branded uniforms, with proceeds from the KVS deal already earmarked for Friday Night Superstar and Kiwi Cricket.
The club is delighted to announce that Gareth Greenfield and the team at Cricket Express have signed on until 2022 as a key club sponsor and will become the Official BWC Cricket Equipment & Clothing Supplier. Through our relationship with Cricket Express, the club continues to have premium access to best of breed cricket equipment, training kit, and clothing for our players at junior, men’s, women’s (NWWC) levels.
Through the agreement, Cricket Express has agreed to provide a FULL club clothing service – including the design and sourcing of a range of club playing, training, and supporters gear. CE will also provide the option to stock certain items for those who wish to purchase their own gear, including the very popular club hoodies, which are available to purchase today via the Cricket Express online shop.
North West Women’s Cricket are seeking expression’s of interest for the position of Premier Women’s Coach for the 2020 – 21 Season. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to shape the future talent of Women’s Cricket in Christchurch.
The University of Canterbury is an important part of BWCUCC, with many of our current and former club members being educated on the Ilam Campus. In recent years we have had Black Caps Tom Bruce and Will Young play their cricket for BWCUCC while studying at UC. We are pleased to share the Sports Scholarship application on the Universities behalf to any prospective first year students.
The misty drizzle shrouded Burnside oval early on Saturday – dark & gloomy clouds hanging low in the sky and threatening a 2nd successive wash-out for most cricket to start the season.
But that hadn’t stopped Bussy from making the bike ride from Buchanans Road and chatting excitedly about the rugby league season and which way the boundary flags should point to make them the most difficult to see from the field.
Welcome to all players to the new season. It’s great to see player numbers tracking well and strong sides named for the opening round of competition this coming weekend (5 October). Hopefully the weather plays its part…
Just a reminder around player & spectator behaviour – and specifically the Metro Cricket Code of conduct. The code is published in the Metro Handbook for the new season and these have been provided to all team captains.
Along with that I’ve spoken to each individual captain to ensure they understand the required behavioural standards – both of Metro Cricket &, just as importantly, of our Club & Committee.
Notice is hereby given that the 114th Annual General Meeting of the Burnside West Christchurch University Cricket Club will be held at the Burnside Cricket Pavilion, Burnside Oval, 336 Avonhead Road on Tuesday 24th September 2019 at 7:00 p.m.