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They both wear maroon and gold and they're both the defending first-class cricket champions in their respective countries.
Could this be the score of the summer? The Northern Knights have contracted an England test, ODI and T20i wicketkeeper-batsman and a star County top order allrounder to increase their HRV Cup armoury.
The Northern Knights will be missing one of their most senior players next season after long-time wicketkeeper-batsman Peter McGlashan today announced his retirement from all cricket.
A day after celebrating their Plunket Shield championship triumph, the Yahoo!NZ Northern Knights were celebrating again at the 2012 Northern Districts Cricket Annual Awards, held at SKYCITY Hamilton on Friday evening.
After 22 wickets fell in a single day, the Yahoo!NZ Northern Knights and Auckland Aces are both expecting a result in their Plunket Shield season opener, in progress at Whangarei's Cobham Oval.
Over 1000 listeners have joined an online protest www.ipetitions.com/petition/radiosport/ against Radio Sport's unpopular move to axe one of New Zealand's great summer traditions.
A public backlash against Radio Sport's decision to axe its traditional live cricket commentary this summer has rapidly gone viral.
Northern Districts Cricket today announced eleven players offered domestic contracts for the 2011/12 season.
Former BLACKCAPS skipper Daniel Vettori is leading the pack and winning the popularity stakes as the Yahoo! New Zealand Northern Knights auction off their autographed 2011 playing shirts for charity.
A bag of prestigious awards have capped a boom year for Cook Islands Cricket, whose development into a top Pacific cricket nation is fostered by the support of the Northern Districts Cricket Association.
HAMILTON — With his reputation for hilarious entertainment preceding him, just one table remains to be sold for international Australian cricketer Greg Ritchie's evening of stand-up mirth this Thursday in Hamilton.
Outstanding seam bowler Graeme Aldridge was last night named Northern Districts' Cricketer of the Year at the association's 2010/11 season awards in Hamilton.
The Yahoo!Xtra Northern Knights will head to Rangiora to try to beat the Canterbury Wizards for the 2011 Plunket Shield without the services of their regular captain and with a first-class debutant on tha plane.
Northern Districts Maori will take a big step forward for Maori sport today (Friday April 1) when it takes on visiting national team the Cook Islands in a Twenty20 contest at Hamilton’s international cricket venue Seddon Park.
The first domestic representative Maori cricket team will face its first test in Hamilton this Thursday when Northern Maori takes on Waikato University in a one-day match that Northern Districts Cricket anticipates will be the beginning of structured Maori cricket programmes within and beyond the region.
The Yahoo!Xtra Northern Knights have got back two key players for their top of the table Plunket Shield clash with the Central Stags in Napier on Monday.
Bay of Plenty Women have defeated Hamilton to claim the Northern Districts Women’s District Association Championship Cup for the first time in their history.
First the Yahoo!Xtra Northern Knights pulled off a record-setting Plunket Shield victory in Whangarei, now Hamilton have wrenched the coveted Hawke Cup off Marlborough in Blenheim in an exceptional week for Northern Districts cricket supporters.
New Zealand Cricket has today confirmed further adjustments to the quake-affected Plunket Shield competition for the season.
The Yahoo!Xtra Northern Knights to reassemble in Whangarei tomorrow will be the same squad originally chosen for the round six Plunket Shield match against the Wellington Firebirds, selectors confirmed today.
New Zealand Cricket has made its decision regarding the allocation of points from the round five Plunket Shield match between the Canterbury Wizards and the Wellington Firebirds, which was cancelled in the aftermath of the Christchurch Earthquake last week.
All remaining rounds of New Zealand's first-class cricket competition, the Plunket Shield, have been moved forward to new dates in order to allow the quake-affected Canterbury Wizards team to deal with the impact of the Christchurch earthquake yet remain an integral contestant in the premier national competition.
The Yahoo!Xtra Northern Knights selectors have made one change to the squad that defeated the Auckland Aces inside three days in the fifth round of the Plunket Shield.
Northern Districts Cricket has three collector's items coming from the Cricket World Cup in India, signed by the BLACKCAPS and Australian cricket teams, for auction on TradeMe.
Profits from tomorrow evening's televised Titans International Twenty20 match at Seddon Park in Hamilton will be donated to the Christchurch Earthquake Canterbury Relief Fund.
The inclusion of former BLACKCAPS batsman Hamish Marshall as an overseas player for the first time this summer is the biggest feature of the Yahoo!Xtra Northern Knights squad named today.
BLACKCAPS selector Mark Greatbatch is set to make a return to the game as a player in the Titans International Twenty20 match in Hamilton, it was announced today.
Yahoo!Xtra Northern Knights coach Grant Bradburn has high hopes for the cricketing future of exciting young fast bowler Andrew Mathieson.
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