30 September 2010
HRV goes into bat for Northland Junior Cricket
Northland junior cricketers are in for an exciting season with HRV Whangarei announcing a sponsorship deal with the
Northland Cricket Association (NCA).
HRV, sponsors of the HRV Cup Twenty20 series, will support almost 4,000 junior players from Warkworth to Kaitaia through
the junior club competitions and the HRV Northland school competitions.
HRV Whangarei Managing Director Anthony Lock is delighted to be associated with such a well respected association as
“It’s been very important for us to support cricket at a grassroots level. NCA has a strong focus on developing young
cricketers which closely aligns with HRV’s core values of home and family. We’re looking forward to supporting our
junior cricketers and working with NCA to unearth the next Daniel Vettori or Tim Southee,” says Lock.
HRV also wanted to recognise the value and time coaches commit to the development of junior cricket by supporting the
Gary Bell, Chief Executive of the Northland Cricket Association, says the association is looking forward to what
promises to be a great summer of cricket with its new sponsor.
“HRV has done a lot to raise the profile of domestic cricket in New Zealand and we’re delighted to have them on board as
an association sponsor. The partnership will support the development of junior cricket and foster the involvement of our
volunteers,” says Bell.
The Northland Cricket Association is one of the country’s largest cricket associations, covering some 300km from
Warkworth to Kaitaia and supporting 12 representative teams and development squads for men and women across all ages.
The HRV Whangarei junior club competition kicks off on 16 October. Visit www.northcricket.co.nz for a schedule of