Manawatū Cricket Association

Manawatū Senior Men

The Senior Men have a proud record at Hawke Cup and Chapple Cup. A number of players have gone on to represent Central Districts and the Black Caps.

The Manawatu Senior Men's team have started training towards the 2023/24 season under Coach Luke Murray. Following a strong season last year, the team are extremely motivated to lift a trophy this season and are already putting in the hard yards to make that a possibility.

Senior Representative Selection Policy


Furlong Cup Draw 2023/24

Round 1: 28th/29th October

vs Whanganui in Palmerston North

Round 2: 18th/19th November

vs Wairarapa in Masterton

Round 3: 25th/26th November

vs Horowhenua-Kapiti in Palmerston North

Round 4: 16th/17th December

vs Hawke's Bay in Napier

Round 5: 13th/14th January

vs Taranaki in New Plymouth

Chapple Cup

16th-18th February in Palmerston North

Hawke Cup Holders

The Manawatu Senior Men's rep side has a proud history having won the Hawke Cup on 9 occasions as outlined below:

1928-1930                  9 Challenges Resisted
1934-1938                 15 Challenges Resisted
1940-1947                  9 Challenges Resisted
1965-1967                  9 Challenges Resisted
1993-1994                  2 Challenges Resisted
1997-1998                  0 Challenges Resisted
2002-2003                  0 Challenges Resisted
2009-2010                  2 Challenges Resisted
2013-2015                  4 Challenges Resisted

Chapple Cup Holders

The Manawatu Senior Men's rep side have also won the Chapple Cup 9 times: