1970 - 1979

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1979 (16th) Blenheim - Winners Canterbury B 
Canterbury B beat it's Canterbury A team in a limited over final. This Tournament singled the last of the eight ball overs and the start of a single extra point for an outright win. It also saw a record 42 players return from the previous Tournament.
Total Runs - 9580; total wickets - 691 ; average 13.86
Most Runs - 324 @ 108 rpw. Michael Fullen (Christchurch B)
Most Wickets - 31 @ 6.3 - Jonathan Gurnsey (Christchurch B) inc 7 for 2 vs Marlborough
Best Bowling - 7 for 26 - Richard Knox (Central Otago) inc hat-trick; 7 for 36 inc a hat trick Brian Plaskett (North Canterbury)
Notable: Peter Kennedy - Christchurch A - (Canterbury); Andrew McCormick - Christchurch B - (Canty Rugby); Ken Rutherford - Otago (New Zealand); Mike Fullen Canterbury Football rep

Teams Summary
Canterbury B 24 points. 812 runs at 24.61 rpw. Conceded 637 runs & took 67 wkts at 9.51 rpw
Otago 22 points. 800 runs at 27.59 rpw. Conceded 785 runs & took 63 wkts at 12.46 rpw
North Otago 22 points. 748 runs at 12.26 rpw. Conceded 592 runs & took 56 wkts at 10.57 rpw
Canterbury A 21 points. 786 runs at 21.83 rpw. Conceded 711 runs & took 53 wkts at 13.42 rpw
Marlborough 18 points. 836 runs at 13.93 rpw. Conceded 610 runs & took 55 wkts at 11.09 rpw
Nelson 17 points. 784 runs at 21.19 rpw. Conceded 568 runs & took 46 wkts at 12.35 rpw
Central Otago 14 points. 666 runs at 14.80 rpw. Conceded 655 runs & took 44 wkts at 14.89 rpw
South Canterbury 14 points. 693 runs at 14.44 rpw. Conceded 664 runs & took 46 wkts at 14.43 rpw
North Canterbury 13 points. 630 runs at 15.37 rpw. Conceded 546 runs & took 49 wkts at 11.14 rpw
Southland 10 points. 706 runs at 15.69 rpw. Conceded 900 runs & took 51 wkts at 17.65 rpw
Ashburton 10 points. 538 runs at 9.96 rpw. Conceded 657 runs & took 41 wkts at 16.02 rpw
East Sthld Country 10 points. 538 runs at 12.81 rpw. Conceded 739 runs & took 33 wkts at 22.39 rpw
Buller 9 points. 580 runs at 8.17 rpw. Conceded 765 runs & took 54 wkts at 14.17 rpw
West Coast 5 points. 463 runs at 5.20 rpw. Conceded 751 runs & took 33 wkts at 22.76 rpw

1978 (15th) Gore - Winners Canterbury
Otago provided the 14th team while the Christchurch team made runs at 39.11 and took 54 wickets at 7.48 to win easily. It also racked up a record 335 for 8 off 54 overs. It was the late Bob Condliffe of Southland who arranged the excellent umpires.
Total Runs - 9101; total wickets - 667 ; average 13.6
Most Runs - 234 @ 78 - Stephen Jeffery (Christchurch)
Most Wickets - 26 @ 5.3 inc hat trick - Phillip MacDonald (Christchurch)
Best Bowling - 8 for 31 - Greg Newman (Christchurch); 5 for 1 (inc hat trick) - Gary Pierce (Otago B); 5 for none (inc hat trick) - Colin Ormsby (South Canterbury)
Notable: Danny Halligan - Christchurch (NZ Soccer); John Radovonich - Christchurch (NZ Hockey); Ken Rutherford - Otago (New Zealand)

Teams Summary
Canterbury 25 points. 1017 runs at 39.12 rpw. Conceded 404 runs & took 54 wkts at 7.48 rpw
Marlborough 21 points. 1022 runs at 17.93 rpw. Conceded 505 runs & took 43 wkts at 11.74 rpw
Nelson 18 points. 685 runs at 15.57 rpw. Conceded 414 runs & took 46 wkts at 9.00 rpw
Central Otago 18 points. 649 runs at 14.11 rpw. Conceded 646 runs & took 40 wkts at 16.15 rpw
East Sthld Country 18 points. 650 runs at 19.12 rpw. Conceded 658 runs & took 47 wkts at 14.00 rpw
North Canterbury 18 points. 731 runs at 15.23 rpw. Conceded 597 runs & took 54 wkts at 11.06 rpw
South Canterbury 17 points. 766 runs at 16.65 rpw. Conceded 518 runs & took 47 wkts at 11.02 rpw
Southland 14 points. 642 runs at 15.66 rpw. Conceded 485 runs & took 55 wkts at 8.82 rpw
Otago B 13 points. 511 runs at 11.11 rpw. Conceded 670 runs & took 46 wkts at 14.57 rpw
Otago A 10 points. 560 runs at 12.17 rpw. Conceded 803 runs & took 51 wkts at 15.75 rpw
North Otago 9 points. 456 runs at 9.12 rpw. Conceded 898 runs & took 56 wkts at 16.04 rpw
Ashburton 9 points. 486 runs at 8.84 rpw. Conceded 890 runs & took 48 wkts at 18.54 rpw
West Coast 9 points. 537 runs at 8.14 rpw. Conceded 773 runs & took 39 wkts at 19.82 rpw
Buller 5 points. 389 runs at 6.27 rpw. Conceded 840 runs & took 41 wkts at 20.49 rpw

1977 (14th) Christchurch - Winners Central Otago
5 good weather days at Hagley Park saw Central Otago winning for the first time in a limited overs final against Christchurch A.
Total Runs - 7999; total wickets - 617; average 12.9
Most Runs - 159 @ 53 - Stephen Galbraith (South Canterbury)
Most Wickets - 24 @ 3.5 Richard McLeod (Central Otago Yr 6 Player); 24 @ 5.58 - Simon Millichip (Christchurch A)
Best Bowling - 8 for 5 Simon Millichip (Christchurch A); 11 for 17 (Match) - Richard McLeod (Central Otago)
Notable: Ken Rutherford - Otago (New Zealand); Rhys Cain - Otago (Otago); Andrew Hintz - Christchurch (Canterbury); Glen Denham (Otago) New Zealand Basketball

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1976 (13th) Invercargill - Winners Nelson
Over 5 very interesting days in which all teams managed a win and saw Nelson winning.
Total Runs - 7917; total wickets - 665; average 11.90
Most Runs - 187 @ 46.75 - Bruce Carlaw (South Canterbury)
Most Wickets - 29 @ 3.79 - Simon Millichip (Christchurch)
Best Bowling - 9 for 6 - Simon Millichip (Christchurch); 9 for 9 - Brian Farrant (South Canterbury) and 9 for 76 Paul Simpson (Nelson) 
Notable: Ben Harris - Christchurch (Canterbury); Brian Davidson - Christchurch (CJCA Executive); Greg Turner (Golf)

Teams Summary
Nelson 25 points. 774 runs at 18.43 rpw. Conceded 479 runs & took 56 wkts at 8.55 rpw
North Canterbury 21 points. 858 runs at 20.43 rpw. Conceded 424 runs & took 50 wkts at 8.48 rpw
Otago 21 points. 762 runs at 15.88 rpw. Conceded 565 runs & took 50 wkts at 11.30 rpw
Canterbury 18 points. 695 runs at 17.38 rpw. Conceded 490 runs & took 65 wkts at 7.54 rpw
South Canterbury 18 points. 838 runs at 23.28 rpw. Conceded 573 runs & took 42 wkts at 13.64 rpw
Central Otago 17 points. 447 runs at 12.42 rpw. Conceded 556 runs & took 48 wkts at 11.58 rpw
West Coast 13 points. 384 runs at 5.82 rpw. Conceded 539 runs & took 45 wkts at 11.98 rpw
Ashburton 13 points. 543 runs at 11.31 rpw. Conceded 520 runs & took 41 wkts at 12.68 rpw
North Otago 13 points. 410 runs at 8.20 rpw. Conceded 514 runs & took 50 wkts at 10.28 rpw
Southland A 13 points. 457 runs at 9.14 rpw. Conceded 634 runs & took 36 wkts at 17.61 rpw
Buller 9 points. 453 runs at 9.06 rpw. Conceded 596 runs & took 43 wkts at 13.86 rpw
East Sthld Country 9 points. 414 runs at 8.28 rpw. Conceded 637 runs & took 45 wkts at 14.16 rpw
Marlborough 9 points. 519 runs at 9.11 rpw. Conceded 656 runs & took 47 wkts at 13.96 rpw
Southland B 9 points. 363 runs at 7.26 rpw. Conceded 734 runs & took 47 wkts at 15.62 rpw

(1976 Tournament Team)
Robin Ade (Nelson), Allan Jeffcott (Nth Canty), Cyril Shea (Nth Otago), Terry Ashby ( E-Sthld), Simon
Millichip (Canty), Paul Simpson (Nelson), Stephen McFelin (Sth Canty), Greg Turner (Otago), Alister Mackie
(Capt) (Nth Canty), Dean Phillips (Otago), Brian Davidson (Canty), Ben Harris (Canty), Wayne Nordstrom
(Nth Canty)

1975 (12th) Ashburton - Winners Nth Canty  
West Coast chalked up a win. Monday was rained off and North Canterbury went through unbeaten to win for the first time.
Total Runs -5562 ; total wickets -502 ; average 11.08
Most Runs - 225 @ 75 - Darryl James (South Canterbury)
Most Wickets - 19 @ 2.5 - Mark Chamberlain (North Canterbury)
Best Bowling - 8 for 1 - Billy Burrows (Nelson); 7 for 14 - Lenin Kaye (West Coast); 7 for 17 - Chris Knight (Nelson)
Notable: Mark Priest - Christchurch (New Zealand); Tony Blain - Nelson (New Zealand); Paul Rutledge - Christchurch (Canterbury); Greg Turner - Otago (NZ Golf); Barry Ward - South Canterbury (Canterbury)

Teams Summary
North Canterbury 20 points. 464 runs at 19.33 rpw. Conceded 180 runs & took 39 wkts at 4.62 rpw
Central Otago 16 points. 510 runs at 18.89 rpw. Conceded 318 runs & took 31 wkts at 10.26 rpw
Marlborough 16 points. 439 runs at 12.54 rpw. Conceded 463 runs & took 39 wkts at 11.87 rpw
Otago 16 points. 458 runs at 14.77 rpw. Conceded 291 runs & took 40 wkts at 7.28 rpw
East Sthld Country 13 points. 479 runs at 12.28 rpw. Conceded 418 runs & took 37 wkts at 11.30 rpw
Canterbury A 13 points. 490 runs at 18.85 rpw. Conceded 386 runs & took 38 wkts at 10.16 rpw
South Canterbury 13 points. 557 runs at 19.21 rpw. Conceded 509 runs & took 34 wkts at 14.97 rpw
Ashburton 12 points. 350 runs at 8.75 rpw. Conceded 333 runs & took 39 wkts at 8.54 rpw
Southland 12 points. 276 runs at 7.89 rpw. Conceded 398 runs & took 37 wkts at 10.76 rpw
Nelson 12 points. 397 runs at 11.03 rpw. Conceded 223 runs & took 37 wkts at 6.03 rpw
West Coast 8 points. 219 runs at 3.65 rpw. Conceded 506 runs & took 37 wkts at 13.68 rpw
Canterbury B 5 points. 384 runs at 10.38 rpw. Conceded 571 runs & took 39 wkts at 14.64 rpw
North Otago 4 points. 277 runs at 6.60 rpw. Conceded 413 runs & took 32 wkts at 12.91 rpw
Buller 4 points. 270 runs at 6.75 rpw. Conceded 563 runs & took 28 wkts at 20.11 rpw

1974 (11th) Alexandra - Winners Christchurch
Christchurch overwhelmed all - comers, scoring at 26 rpw and taking 50 wickets at only 6.7
Total Runs - 6787; total wickets - 500; average 13.57
Most Runs - 245 @ 81.6 - Bryce Nicholson - (Christchurch)
Most Wickets - 28 @ 5.28 - Russell Thomas (Marlborough) inc 8 for 45
Best Bowling - 7 for 12 - Chris Chamberlain (North Canterbury) and 7 for 17 - David Boyle (Christchurch)
Notable: Bruce Deans - South Canterbury (NZ Rugby); Bryce Nicholson - Christchurch (Canty Rugby League); David Boyle - Christchurch (Canterbury)

Teams Summary
Canterbury 25 points. 951 runs at 26.42 rpw. Conceded 377 runs & took 50 wkts at 7.54 rpw
Ashburton 21 points. 696 runs at 17.40 rpw. Conceded 578 runs & took 47 wkts at 12.30 rpw
North Canterbury 16 points. 672 runs at 26.88 rpw. Conceded 383 runs & took 37 wkts at 10.35 rpw
Otago 15 points. 432 runs at 10.54 rpw. Conceded 637 runs & took 36 wkts at 17.69 rpw
South Canterbury 15 points. 560 runs at 14.00 rpw. Conceded 491 runs & took 48 wkts at 10.23 rpw
Nelson 14 points. 644 runs at 16.51 rpw. Conceded 429 runs & took 41 wkts at 10.46 rpw
Marlborough 13 points. 489 runs at 10.19 rpw. Conceded 570 runs & took 46 wkts at 12.39 rpw
North Otago 13 points. 580 runs at 13.18 rpw. Conceded 649 runs & took 46 wkts at 14.11 rpw
Southland 10 points. 536 runs at 11.40 rpw. Conceded 709 runs & took 41 wkts at 17.29 rpw
Central Otago 10 points. 522 runs at 11.86 rpw. Conceded 686 runs & took 40 wkts at 17.15 rpw
Buller 10 points. 360 runs at 7.83 rpw. Conceded 566 runs & took 42 wkts at 13.48 rpw
East Sthld Country 6 points. 345 runs at 6.90 rpw. Conceded 752 runs & took 26 wkts at 28.92 rpw

1973 (10th) Rangiora - Winners Otago 
Left handers scored heavily over the five days with Vaughan Brown scoring 123 not out on the first morning. Otago beat Nelson in the first of a limited over final - ending Nelson's run of 18 matches unbeaten.
Total Runs - 8780; total wickets - 492; average 17.84
Most Runs - 206 @ 68.6 - Vaughan Brown (Christchurch)
Most Wickets - 28 @ 5.89 - Gary Webby (Nelson)
Best Bowling - 9 for 9 - Gary Webby (Nelson)
Notable: Paul Walkinshaw - Otago (Otago); Robbie Deans - South Canterbury (NZ Rugby); Richard Leggat - Christchurch (Canterbury); Vaughan Brown - Christchurch (New Zealand); Joe Leota - Christchurch (Canterbury Rugby); Richard Hoskin Sth Canty (Otago)

Teams Summary
Otago 23 points. 781 runs at 31.24 rpw. Conceded 608 runs & took 50 wkts at 12.16 rpw
Nelson 21 points. 865 runs at 17.30 rpw. Conceded 450 runs & took 45 wkts at 10.00 rpw
Canterbury 18 points. 795 runs at 24.84 rpw. Conceded 762 runs & took 45 wkts at 16.93 rpw
Southland 15 points. 831 runs at 25.18 rpw. Conceded 790 runs & took 42 wkts at 18.81 rpw
Marlborough 14 points. 713 runs at 14.26 rpw. Conceded 591 runs & took 36 wkts at 16.42 rpw
Ashburton 14 points. 769 runs at 18.31 rpw. Conceded 715 runs & took 35 wkts at 20.43 rpw
North Canterbury 13 points. 860 runs at 23.24 rpw. Conceded 741 runs & took 43 wkts at 17.23 rpw
Central Otago 11 points. 890 runs at 20.23 rpw. Conceded 693 runs & took 45 wkts at 15.40 rpw
South Canterbury 11 points. 849 runs at 20.21 rpw. Conceded 809 runs & took 36 wkts at 22.47 rpw
East Sthld Country 11 points. 645 runs at 16.13 rpw. Conceded 754 runs & took 41 wkts at 18.39 rpw
North Otago 10 points. 541 runs at 11.51 rpw. Conceded 821 runs & took 29 wkts at 28.31 rpw
Buller 5 points. 241 runs at 4.82 rpw. Conceded 1046 runs & took 45 wkts at 23.24 rpw

1972 (9th) Oamaru - Winners Canterbury 
Buller was welcomed at their first SIT appearance - on the St Kevin's College grounds at Oamaru. The Christchurch team had it's first win at the Tournament!
Total Runs - 7234; total wickets - 529 ; average 13.67
Most Runs - 150 @ 150- Mike Fulham (Christchurch)
Most Wickets - 17 @ 3.17 - Wayne Hodgson (Nelson)
Best Bowling - 10 for 37 - Justin Boyle - Christchurch (first time a player has taken all 10 wickets - also by Vinnie Menon in 1997)
Notable: Bruce Blair - Otago (NZ Cricket); Justin Boyle - Christchurch (Canterbury & Wellington), Andrew Jones - Nelson (New Zealand); Roger Campbell - Christchurch (NZ Hockey); Peter Rattray - Christchurch (Canterbury); Michael Fulham - Christchurch (Canty Soccer)

Teams Summary
Canterbury 22 points. 912 runs at 31.45 rpw. Conceded 582 runs & took 63 wkts at 9.24 rpw
Nelson 19 points. 849 runs at 22.34 rpw. Conceded 349 runs & took 44 wkts at 7.93 rpw
Central Otago 19 points. 609 runs at 13.84 rpw. Conceded 481 runs & took 44 wkts at 10.93 rpw
Otago 17 points. 598 runs at 16.16 rpw. Conceded 512 runs & took 50 wkts at 10.24 rpw
North Otago 17 points. 652 runs at 14.17 rpw. Conceded 594 runs & took 47 wkts at 12.64 rpw
Ashburton 17 points. 607 runs at 1.09 rpw. Conceded 695 runs & took 41 wkts at 16.95 rpw
Southland 14 points. 513 runs at 12.21 rpw. Conceded 617 runs & took 39 wkts at 15.82 rpw
East Sthld Country 13 points. 512 runs at 10.24 rpw. Conceded 718 runs & took 45 wkts at 15.96 rpw
North Canterbury 11 points. 647 runs at 16.59 rpw. Conceded 567 runs & took 33 wkts at 17.18 rpw
Marlborough 9 points. 551 runs at 9.84 rpw. Conceded 688 runs & took 41 wkts at 16.78 rpw
South Canterbury 7 points. 454 runs at 10.81 rpw. Conceded 810 runs & took 34 wkts at 23.82 rpw
Buller 5 points. 330 runs at 6.60 rpw. Conceded 621 runs & took 48 wkts at 12.94 rpw

1971 (8th) Nelson - Winners Nelson

Nelson easily won the tournament, beating Christchurch in the final. The Otago team totalled 942 runs with Ian Rutherford scoring 432 of them at 108 rpw.
Total Runs - 7615 ; total wickets - 585; average 13.02
Most Runs - 432 @ 108 - Ian Rutherford (Otago) inc 117 no and 103 no (record - most runs at tournament)
Most Wickets - 23 @ 5.2 - Lee Banks (Christchurch)
Best Bowling - 8 for 28 - Chris Fifield (South Canterbury) - Also hat tricks to Richard Spence (Eastern Southland); Mike Parker (North Otago)
Notable: Bruce Blair - Otago (NZ Cricket); Balvant Bhana - Christchurch (NZ Hockey); Peter Rattray - Christchurch (Canterbury)

Teams Summary
Nelson 25 points. 913 runs at 23.41 rpw. Conceded 441 runs & took 60 wkts at 7.35 rpw
Canterbury 21 points. 842 runs at 19.14 rpw. Conceded 535 runs & took 46 wkts at 11.63 rpw
Nelson B 21 points. 561 runs at 12.20 rpw. Conceded 591 runs & took 57 wkts at 10.37 rpw
Otago 18 points. 942 runs at 19.63 rpw. Conceded 507 runs & took 48 wkts at 10.56 rpw
North Canterbury 18 points. 726 runs at 17.71 rpw. Conceded 743 runs & took 57 wkts at 13.04 rpw
Ashburton 14 points. 705 runs at 14.39 rpw. Conceded 542 runs & took 53 wkts at 10.23 rpw
Central Otago 13 points. 461 runs at 9.22 rpw. Conceded 673 runs & took 54 wkts at 12.46 rpw
South Canterbury 13 points. 589 runs at 10.71 rpw. Conceded 727 runs & took 37 wkts at 19.65 rpw
Marlborough 9 points. 590 runs at 9.08 rpw. Conceded 705 runs & took 51 wkts at 13.82 rpw
North Otago 9 points. 427 runs at 8.71 rpw. Conceded 664 runs & took 40 wkts at 16.60 rpw
Southland 7 points. 508 runs at 9.96 rpw. Conceded 781 runs & took 37 wkts at 21.11 rpw
East Sthld Country 6 points. 351 runs at 7.31 rpw. Conceded 706 runs & took 45 wkts at 15.69 rpw

1970 (7th) Timaru - Winners Otago 
156 gram ball back in vogue, as were decimal points to calculate match points winner. Thursday rained out. Otago proved too strong for the other teams and duly won the tournament.
Total Runs -5601 ; total wickets - 522; average 10.72
Most Runs - 179 @ 59.67 - Mike Johnston - (North Canterbury )
Most Wickets - 25 @ 3.76 - M Jones - (Nelson)
Best Bowling - 10 for 34 (match) and 10 for 38 (match) - M Jones (Nelson); 8 for 30 - Damien Ford - (Southland)
Notable: Ash Hart - Marlborough (Canterbury); Garry MacDonald - Marlborough (Canterbury / Central Districts); Donald Ambrose - Christchurch (NZ Rugby League); Steve Ambler - Christchurch (NZ Hockey); Craig Burtt - Christchurch (NZ Hockey) Barry Whittaker - Christchurch (Canty Darts); Richard Munt (Canty Hockey); Mike Johnston Nth Canty (Canty Rep Cricket coach); John Gully Nelson (CD and Nepal tour guide)

Teams Summary
Nelson 17 points. 634 runs at 16.68 rpw. Conceded 355 runs & took 48 wkts at 7.40 rpw
Otago 17 points. 466 runs at 11.65 rpw. Conceded 400 runs & took 63 wkts at 6.35 rpw
North Canterbury 16 points. 610 runs at 15.25 rpw. Conceded 443 runs & took 38 wkts at 11.66 rpw
Canterbury 13 points. 466 runs at 12.94 rpw. Conceded 502 runs & took 46 wkts at 10.91 rpw
Marlborough 13 points. 534 runs at 17.80 rpw. Conceded 386 runs & took 44 wkts at 8.77 rpw
Southland 12 points. 542 runs at 11.53 rpw. Conceded 415 runs & took 44 wkts at 9.43 rpw
East Sthld Country 12 points. 497 runs at 10.14 rpw. Conceded 477 runs & took 44 wkts at 10.84 rpw
Central Otago 9 points. 464 runs at 10.79 rpw. Conceded 450 runs & took 36 wkts at 12.50 rpw
South Canterbury A 9 points. 394 runs at 10.94 rpw. Conceded 518 runs & took 41 wkts at 12.63 rpw
North Otago 8 points. 301 runs at 5.10 rpw. Conceded 467 runs & took 38 wkts at 12.29 rpw
South Canterbury B 5 points. 253 runs at 6.17 rpw. Conceded 657 runs & took 47 wkts at 13.98 rpw
Ashburton 5 points. 440 runs at 8.30 rpw. Conceded 531 runs & took 33 wkts at 16.09 rpw