Release Notes – 23rd June 2022

We are excited to announce the below features will be released in PlayHQ UAT environment on Thursday 23rd June 2022 and production on Monday 27th June 2022.

Feature Description 

Splitting Transfers & Permits Into Separate Tabs


In order to accommodate the increasing amount of transfers and permit requests, the transfers and permits page has been split into a tab for each type of request. Substates have been added to the ‘Pending’ status for both request types and are included in the drop-down filters.
Note: Pending sub states won't be turned on until the migration occurs in prod environment.

Applicable to: Association and Club Administrators
Application: Admin Portal > Transfers & Permits

Include Abandoned games in Player Stats

When a game has been abandoned for whatever reason, player and team statistics will be recorded and counted.

Applicable to: Association and Club Administrators
Application: Admin Portal > Game Day

Captain Management


Released 9th June, 2022.
Within the teams page on the admin portal, captains can be assigned to teams and also be given management access. Captains can also be nominated or changed within game line-ups for individual games. Captains will have icons displayed next to their names in line-ups, and these will be published on public game centres.

To start using Captains, go to the team page and select a captain from the allocated players or within lineups select edit captains. View the support article here.

Applicable to: Association and Club Administrators, Participants with Management Access
Application: Admin Portal > Competitions > Season > Teams > View Team
Admin Portal > Competitions > Season > Grade > Fixture
Admin Portal > Game Day > Details
Participant Portal > My Account > My Teams > Fixture > Game

Captains Management Enhancements

Two enhancements to captain management.
• Captains can be configured via the admin portal to enter club award voting on My Teams.
• Captains will display on electronic scoring application, gamesheets and squad details tab (My Teams).

Applicable to: Association and Club Admins, Captains
Application: Participant Portal > MyTeams
Electronic Scoring Portal ( and Gamesheets

Search and Additional Filters on Participant Competition Page

A range of search and filter functionality has been added to the participant competition page.
• Admins will now be able to search for a participant by last name on the Participants page with in a competition.
• Admins will now be able to filter the participants list by: Gender, Age Group, DOB range and Registration Status.
• Admins will be able to have multiple filters active to refine their search results.
Applicable to: Association and Club Admins
Application: Admin Portal > Competition > Season > Participants

Icons And Abbreviated Legend Added For Improved Clarification

For improved participant status communication, Season Permit (SP), Game Permit (GP) and fill In icons have been added as icons and legends within Admin Portal, Participant Portal and MyTeams.

Applicable to: Association and Club Admins, Participants
Application: Admin Portal, Participant Portal, MyTeams


Feature Description 

CA Account Linking via Admin Portal

When an administrator signs up to PlayHQ for the first time, they will be prompted to connect their Cricket Australia account.

Applicable to: Association and Club Admins
Application: Admin Portal > Sign Up

Ending An Over Early Or Extending An Over

Option to finish an over before or after the defaulted amount of balls.

Applicable to: Association and Club Admins, Scorers
Application: Electronic Scoring Portal (

Extend A Game When Team Reaches Total

When the team batting 2nd reaches the target total, they can continue batting until overs have been exhausted or they become 'all out'. The game result won't change if batting is continued, however statistics will count to the participant profile and team.

Applicable to: Association, Club and Electronic Scoring Administrators
Application: Admin Portal > Competition > Season > Grade > Settings > Game


Feature Description 

NZ Stripe Self-Onboarding


Organisations within New Zealand Cricket and Hockey New Zealand can now self onboard with payment gateway Stripe.

Applicable to: Association and Club Admins
Application: Admin Portal > My Organisation > Overview > Payments


Feature Description 

New Profile Claimed Webhook


Information about an existing profile which has been archived as a result of a profile claim.

Applicable to: Integration Partners
Application: Webhook


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