About the Mercury Bay Cricket Club

Incorporated in 2016, the Mercury Bay Cricket Club includes teams from the north eastern region of the Coromandel Peninsula. This area includes Whangapoua, Kuaotunu, Matarangi, Whitianga, Cooks Beach, Hahei, Hot Water Beach and Whenuakite.

The clubs home ground is located at the Mercury Bay Multi-Sport Park in Whitianga.

Our Programs

The Mercury Bay Cricket Clubs programs include Senior, Junior, invitational and skills based programs. The following programs are available for 2019 – 2020. Please keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates on weather, click here for further information.


An exciting season ahead – 2019/2020 will introduce a league to play in on the Peninsula!
If you have played cricket before or have done the skills program then we need you to sign up to be involved in one of our teams.
Teams are Y7/8, Y5/6 (hard ball) and Y3/4 (soft ball).
Y3/4 will practise on Wednesday’s from 3:30pm starting 30th October 2019
Y5/6 and Y7/8 will practise on Thursday’s from 3:30pm starting 31st October 2019
Games will be on Saturday mornings during the school terms 4 & 1 – starting on 2nd November 2019. Games will be played in Whangamata, Ngatea, Thames, Tairua, Mercury Bay. You must be register before these dates. Cost is $40 per person for the season.
Please register using the following link:   https://registrations.crichq.com/register/274879

Check Facebook for any postponements of games / training (any questions please use the contact form for Rachel Smith).


Senior Cricket includes weekend matches between local teams. Senior Cricket is available for players of both sexes over 16 and will be played at the Mercury Bay Multi-Sport Park in Whitianga.

Schedule: Fortnightly, Sunday @ 11.00 AM
Dates:  Current to 15th December 2019
Please register online.
Fee’s are $40 per person for the season


Our Junior Skills Program (Superstar) is an 6 week training program for players of both sexes aged five plus and will be held at the Mercury Bay Multi-Sport Park in Whitianga. This is suited to those who have never played cricket before and those who want to play, but are not ready for a team yet.
Cost is $40 per person, includes a bonus giveaways bag with bat, ball, drink bottle and extras.

Schedule: Monday’s 3:30-4:30pm
Dates: Starting Monday 4th November 2019 for 8 weeks.

Please register using the following link: https://registrations.crichq.com/register/254501
Please check the MBCC Facebook page for weather postponements.


Tuesday nights – start time 5:30pm.
Start Date 23rd October 2019.
This is targeted for players with a high level of skill/ experience. Sorry not for beginners or juniors.
Supporters are welcome to bring a picnic and enjoy the evening.
Please register online or bring a cash donation per game.


If you are interested in coaching, please register your name on the following website https://www.nzc.nz/community/coaches-corner/register

It takes 2 minutes to do and will help us run the programme smoothly!

Thames Valley

Superstar Cricket
Waikato Valley Cricket is offering a fantastic 8 session programme for boys and girls aged 5 years and up.  The Superstar Academy is an exciting fundamental skills programme to start children on the road towards the Black Caps or White Ferns.  The cost is $40 which includes fantastic giveaways including a bat, backpack, water bottle, ball and cap for each participant over the course of the programme.

Mondays 3:30-4:30pm starting 4th November 2019.

Please register your child for these session via the New Zealand Cricket website on http://registration.crichq.coom/register/254501

WEATHER dependent:  If the weather is wet then we will postpone the day and advise via our Facebook page.

Any questions on either the coaching or cricket sessions please contact Rachel Smith on info@mbcc.net.nz  and I will try to answer quickly.


Current enrollment for the 2019-2020 Season. This is for all peoples interested in playing, participating in both senior cricket, junior cricket, the junior skills programs as well as any people interesting in assisting the club as umpires, parent coaches and scorers.


As a new club, our sponsors are crucial to the success of cricket in the Coromandel. We would like to thanks those businesses that have shown their support for the club in 2019.

Meet the Committee

Please note the Clubs next 2020-2021 AGM will be on Monday 9th November, Frankies Sports Bar & Grill at 6.30PM.

2019 / 2020 Committee Members
President: Rob Corkill
Treasurer: Mark Jackson
Secretary: Rachel Smith
Sara Stanley
Damon Mahoney
Benson Lockhart


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