Seddon Park - home

By: Seddon Park  05-Apr-2012
Keywords: Cricket

Seddon Park is a purpose-built international quality cricket facility with a village green setting and picnic like atmosphere in the heart of Hamilton City.

With a spectator capacity of 11,500, the external perimeter provides 360 degree viewing. The contoured grassy banks are popular with the fans providing an intimate atmosphere for all forms of cricket.

Seddon Park is home for Northern Districts Cricket and their flagship team the Northern Knights from which a number of players have become Black Caps.

Although the venue is predominantly used for cricket, it can be modified to fit-for-purpose and has been used for a myriad of other sports events during the cricket off-season. Seddon Park is also suitable for exhibitions, festivals, product launches, live productions, cultural events, concerts, and other special events.

The park is fully lit for night events.

Keywords: Cricket

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Seddon Park - South Africa highlight international season

Seddon Park fans get the opportunity to see them clash with the Black Caps in a Twenty/20 International and a traditional 5 day Test Match. Cricket fans should flock to Seddon Park this summer to see the touring South African Cricket team in action. The team is highly ranked in all forms of the game and always tough competitors. Black Caps v South Africa.


Seddon Park - history - seddon park

In 1997 a merger between Westpac and Trust Bank meant the renaming of the ground to WestpacTrust Park in line with the new bank's name and subsequently a further change was made to Westpac Park. Seddon Park has been the home of the Northern Districts' Cricket Association since the Association was formed for the 1953 season.


Seddon Park - history - northern districts cricket

There had been periods of strength, especially during the early 1930s when a Waikato XI did very well in the competition for minor associations. Its scope was wider than the Waikato: it drew players from Northland, Thames Valley, King Country, and the Bay of Plenty and Gisborne areas. This strength underscored a regional movement to form an association to play in the first-class competition for the Plunket shield trophy.