16 and 23 March
The Premier Men lost outright to Naenae, the Premier Reserve Men beat Taita outright (to take out the Alan Isaac Trophy) with both Andrew Stirrat and Chris Blake scoring centuries. The 3rdXI had their first outright win of the season beating North City. The Bandits had a loss to Sikhs Sports Club.
JCC Quiz Night
A very successful quiz night was held at the 1841Bar and Cafe in Johnsonville on 17 March. We are very grateful to all the sponsors who donated prizes for the raffles and spot prizes. Please support the following businesses who supported u; 1841 Bar and Cafe, Cafe Neo, Porirua Club, Johnsonville Club, Super Liquor Johnsonville, Strike Entertainment Centre, Auto Stop Johnsonville and Consumer NZ. A big thank you also to all those who entered teams and turned up to support this venture.
9 March results
Saturday saw the two day teams finish a two day round. The Premier Men beat Wainuiomata outright. There were some notable performances from Seth Rance who top scored in both innings with 41 and 75. He also took 2/34 and 4/51. Salman Fazal took 4 wickets in each innings with 4/12 and 4/31. Gareth Powell scored 51 in the 2nd innings. David Hudson also had a good game with 22*, 4/36 and 1/39.
The Premier Reserve Men drew with Petone Riverside however won first innings points. It was a very good effort by the team with Chris Blake scoring 99, Reuben Rajendra 52, Scott Edgecombe 44 and 3/36, Dave Castle 39, Nick Murphy 3/36 off 24 overs and Nuwan Silva 3/22.
The 3rdXI lost to Indians despite some very good individual performances from Ravi Ranawat 6/49, Sam Dutta 48, Kris Alexander 50 and Leigh Kaspereck 4/12 in the 2nd innings. The Full Tossers lost to Collegians however they had some good batting from Andrew 52*, Adel Guynullin 44 and Ramesh 35*. The Run Chargers beat University easily after dismissing them for 81. Jithin took 3/27 and Hapreet 3/14. The Young Guns couldn't make it 4 wins in a row losing to Easts. The Youth Girls lost to North City and the Women's T20 won by default from Petone Riverside.
An application for resource consent has been submitted to the WCC for the building of the new pavillion at Alex Moore Park. Check out the website for further details.
It was a good day for JCC on Saturday. The Premier Men beat Easts outright by an innings and 39 runs. Easts were bowled out for 94 in their second innings. David Hudson took 6/41 and Seth Rance 4/43. This was a PB for David and he also had a PB with the bat in the first innings scoring 28*. The Premier Reserve Men lost to Karori in an exciting game. Johnsonville scored 163 and 211/8 decl. Karori made 212 and 163/4. Individual performances of note were Rory McKenzie 42, David Castle 40 and 3/65, Nick Murphy 5/34 and Ben Hilder 50.
The 3rdXI drew with Karori who batted first and scored 287/3, Johnsonville replied with 227/7 Steve Goodwin 75* and Ravi Ranawat 66. Karori scored 191/6 decl; Ravi Ranawat 3/22 (4). In reply Johnsonville was 202/6 at stumps Lilit Shah 102 and Julian Allen 50.
The Senior Women (189/4) beat Collegians (188/8). Leight Kaspereck 60* and Megan Wakefield 62 were the leading runscorers. Danella Pike took 3/40. The Women's T20 (152/3) beat Easts (150/3) on the second to last ball of the game. Kat Arnold 43*, Cath Burrage 40* and Nina Tai 29 were the leading run scorers and Kat Arnold took 2/6. The Youth Girls lost to Collegians - Carmina Baco-Owen took 2/22 and Lateefah Idris 2/37.
The three T20 Men's sides all had wins. The Full Tossers beat Easts with Andrew McGee scoring 43 and Ranesh 24. The Young Guns beat Easts with Ash Perera scoring 34* and taking 2/17 and Daniel McKenna 2/11. The Run Chargers beat Karori Wildcats. The All Rounders lost to Collegians.
Saturday saw the first day of two day games for the top four men's teams. The Premier Men are in a good position going into the second day against Easts who were dismissed for 133 in their first innings with Seth Rance taking 4/42 and Gareth Powell 3/28 and at close of play were 43/5 in their second innings. Johnsonville made 266 with Seth Rance top scoring with 98 and Mark Pulley 60.
The Senior Women (213/6) beat Hutt Districts (211/5). Leigh Kaspereck scored 100 and was the best of the bowlers taking 2/21 off 10 overs. The Women then lost to the Secondary Schools side on Sunday. The T20 Women (180/3) beat Upper Hutt (103/6). Kat Arnold 40, Laura Dixon 46 and Cath Burrage 30 were the leading run scorers. The wickets were spread evenly amongst the bowlers. The Youth Girls (96/8) lost to North City (186/7). The Run Chargers (159/3) beat University Stubbies (156/10).
Year 9 Club Colts Results versus NorthCity 10 February
An excellent start by Hamish Thomson with 61 backed up with solid contributions from Connor Thomas 20, Haydon Smith 32 and Samuel Millmow 14 saw us finish on 161/5 and to think we were concerned the boundaries may have been too big!!!!!!!
This was complemented by some great bowling and fielding to see the opposition rolled for 96. Liam Collins 1/21, Ashley Charles 0/17, Samuel Millmow 0/12, Haydon Smith 1/10, Ben Lee-Harwood 0/7, Josh Campbell 2/7 and the star of the bowling Harjot Sehra 4/17 off his 4 overs. A very tidy effort wicketkeeping from Michael Plim.
9 February 2013
The top four men's teams played the last day of a two day round. The Premier Men lost outright to North City. Notable performances were David Hudson 4/77, Scott Mudgway 41, Hareen Silva 56 and Jamie Holmes 63.
The Premier Reserve team drew with Collegians however won on the first innings. Notable performances were Nick Murphy 119 and 64, Ben Hilder 50 and Rory McKenzie 46.
The Senior Women beat Onslow with Hannah Lee Harwood 41 and Megan Wakefield 85 the top run scorers. The wickets were spread among the bowlers and there were 3 runouts.
The 3rd XI drew with Sri Lankan Sport. John Lazo Ron took 3/20 and Michael Chambers 3/33. The Bandits drew with Upper Hutt.
The Young Guns beat Easts with Mike Keast taking 3/20 and Nick Johnson scoring 58*. The Run Chargers beat University Sumo Wrestlers, Hari Paarasuraman top scoring. The Full Tossers lost to Karori PSH. The Youth Girls lost to Hutt Districts.
2 February 2013
The All Rounders (206/8) beat Onslow (202/10), the Full Tossers lost to Karori Wildcats, the Women's T20 beat Petone Riverside and the Youth Girls (146/6) lost to Collegians (164/4). Asha Strom scored 55 and Sonya Glaeser 24 for the Youth Girls.
26 January 2013
All teams are now underway for the second half of the season and had a very good weekend.
The Premier Men drew with Hutt Districts in a two day game. After resuming at 8/1 with Hutt having a first innings lead of 104 Johnsonville batted well to set the game up for a possible win. Jamie Holmes (71) and Hareen Silva (27) had a very good second wicket partnership of 108 to give the remaining batsmen a platform to build on. Matt Stringfellow (21), Steve Coleman (46) and Seth Rance (46) all contributed to the second innings total of 255. Hutt had to get 152 off 27 overs to win. At stumps Hutt were 79/6 with Seth Rance bowling an impressive 14 overs for 3/30. Steve Coleman had 2/4 off 7 overs.
The Premier Reserve Men beat Hutt Districts outright at Alex Moore Park. Johnsonville were bowled out for 80 in the first innings and then bowled Hutt out for 176. Johnsonville then went on to score 316 in the second innings with Nick Murphy (59), Chris Leach (60), Scott Edgecombe (40), and James Brinsden (80*) the leading run scorers. Hutt were then bowled out for 122 with Tom Eathorne (3/24), Scott Edgecombe (2/40) and Salman Fazal (4/18 off 14 overs) the wicket takers.
The 3XI drew with Easts. After being bowled out or 115 in the first innings and Easts making 230/9 Johnsonville scored 242 in their second innings. At stumps Easts were 97/9. Nuwan Silva took 10/85 over the match.
The Senior Women beat Collegians with Leigh Kasperek scoing 169. Leigh is the third women to score a century this season. Well done Leigh.
The Youth Girls had a win over North City. North City scored 75/7 and Johnsonville won losing only 3 wickets. Well done girls!!
The Womens T20 side beat Taita, The Run Chargers beat Collegians and the Full Tossers lost to University.
12 January 2013
The second half of the season kicked off on 12 January. Unfortunately it was not a good start for our Premier and Premier Reserve men. The Premier Men lost to Upper Hutt after scoring only 52. Upper Hutt passed this score in 13.3 overs. The Premier Reserve Men had a closer game against Hutt Districts. After being bowled out for 100 they had Hutt 103/7 in reply.
The All Rounders had a good game against Collegians Axemen. The All Rounders scored 199/8 however Collegians won with 200/6. In the T20 grades the Full Tossers (111/3) beat Easts (110/7) and the Young Guns (137/3) beat Brooklyn (136/4).
Year 11-13 Club Colts Tournament
Johnsonville won the Club Colts tournament winning all four games.
Results were as follows:
V North City J'ville 113/6-Rakitha 42,Karan 19 North City 88/6 Rushmin 2/10 Akila 2/8
V Wainuiomata J'ville 217/2 Karan 113 no,Pasan 28,Alex 38no Wainui 146/6 Rushmin 3/28
V Taita Taita 103/6 Akila 3/11,Rushmin 2/18 J'ville 110/7 Karan 18, Akila 21no
v Upper Hutt Upper Hutt 68 all out Charming 2/13, Ishaq 2/14,Akila 2/12, Rushmin 2/5 J'ville 69/2 Rakitha 23 no,Pasan 19
15 December 2012
The Premier Men had a good win against Naenae at Alex Moore Park. Naenae won the toss and batted first with David Hudson taking 3/33. Chasing 231 Johnsonville got the runs in 36.1 overs with Scott Mudgway (114) and Luke Ronchi (55) the leading run scorers.
The Senior Women had two wins in the double T20 round at the weekend. Collegians scored 119/5 and Johnsonville were 123/0 with Michelle Bunkall and Megan Wakefield in an unbeaten partnership. Play Hutt Districts in the second game Hutt batted first and were 137/5. Johnsonville finished on 138/1 with Michelle and Megan again scoring runs.
After making the top four in Premier Reserve Johnsonville had a hard game on Saturday playing Easts at Easts. Easts batted first and scored 294/5. Johnsonville were 217/6 at the end of the match with Rakitha Weerasundara (50) and Chris Leach (45) the leading run scorers.
The 3rd XI played the first day of a two day game against Onslow. The game is evenly poised. The Bandits are following on against Easts at Grenada North. The Run Chargers beat the Full Tossers in the local derby.
The Youth Girls lost to Collegians. Collegians batted first and scored 182/2 and Johnsonville were all out for 120.
12 December 2012 Premier men versus Onslow
The Premier Men beat Onslow in a T20 at Nairnville Park. batting first Johnsonville scored 203/3 with Scott Mudgway scoring 104 with his 100 coming up in 54 balls. Hareen Silva scored an unbeaten 64. The batting was backed up with some good bowling and fielding with Onslow restricted to 167/4.
8 December 2012
The senior team's results were not the best for the Club this weekend. The Premier Men lost to Taita and the Premier Reserve Men lost to Onslow. The Senior Women lost to Onslow in a closely contested game. Onslow scored 146/3 and Johnsonville were all out for 127. Megan Wakefield scored 41 and Melissa Hansen 40. The 3rd XI had a good fight back against Stokes Valley for a draw. The Bandits lost by an innings to Petone, The Young Guns lost to Easts, the Full Tossers lost to Easts and the Run Chargers lost to Collegians. The Youth Girls lost to North City however there was some good bowling from Gemma Edgecombe who took 2/14 and Phoebe Caldeiro 2/12 .
The Women's T20 side restored some pride for the Club with a good win over petone. Kat Arnold took 3/8 and Cath Howard made 37*.
1 December 2012
The Premier Men beat Hutt Districts at Alex Moore Park. Batting first, Hutt Districts were all out for 112, with David Hudson taking 3/21. Johnsonville scored 115/7 with Luke Woodcock (48) top scoring and holding the innngs together.
The Premier Reserve Men had a very good win over Taita at Fraser Park. Batting first Johnsonville made 191/8 with Ben Hilder (35) and Scott Edgecombe (32) the leading batsmen. Taita were all out for 56 with Charming Patel 3/10, Nick Murphy 4/16 and Scott Edgecmbe 2/21 taking the wickets.
The Senior Women had two good T20 wins beating Hutt Districts and the Wellington Secondary Schools side. Megan Wakefield had a good day with the bat scoring 80 against Hutt and 108 against the Secondary Schools side. She was part of unbeaten partnership with Hannah Lee Harwood of 160 against.
The 3rd XI are playing a two day game against Stokes Valley. Johnsonville made 103 with S Ekka (33) and Sam Dutta (34) top scored. Stokes Valley were all out for 208 with Ollie Bupha-Intr taking 4/25 and Salman Fazel 3/40.
The Women's T20 team beat Taita at Churton Park and the Youth Girls lost to Hutt Districts.
24 November 2012
A good weekend weatherwise saw all teams play in the weekend. The Premier Men had their first 1 day win beating North City. Batting first Johnsonville scored 200 with Mark Pulley (44) and Gareth Powell (48) top scoring. North City were all out for 101 after being 69/0. A good spell of bowling from Luke Wookdcock saw him taking 5/29 off 10 overs and Seth Rance took 3/18 off 7.2 overs. Well done guys.
The Premier Reserve Men remain unbeaten. Batting first they scored 207 against Wainuiomata. Andrew Stirrat (74) and Nuwan Silva (34) were the top scorers. Wainuiomata were all out for 127 with spinners Chris Blake 4/15 and Dave Castle 3/26 the leading wicket takers.
The Senior Women (91/5) lost to Collegians (92/3) in a T20. Megan Wakefield top scored with 26. The Super 8 Women beat Easts. Kat Arnold (40) and Rachel Harris (29) were the leading run scorers and Laura Dixon took 2/13.
The Youth Girls tied with Collegians both scoring 106. Sonya Glaeser scored 20 retired, Carmina Baco-Owen and Asha Strom both scored 15. Asha took 2/19 and Zoe Wishnowski, Phoebe Caldeiro and Megan Martin all took 1 wicket. Well done girls.
The 3rd XI (155) beat Naenae (56). John Lazo-Ron (36) Ravi Ranawat (35) Kris Alexander (26) were the leading run scorers and John Lazo-Ron 5/11 and Nilay Chauhan 2/12 the leading wicket takers. The Bandits lost by 12 runs against Taita with Shaun Christianson scoring 51 and Phil Anderson taking 5/34. The All Rounders lost to Onslow Rassics, the Run Chargers beat University Fluffy Kittens and the Full Tossers beat Karori PSH.
17 November 2012
Rain saw a number of games washed out again this weekend. The Premier Men had a rain shortened match (34 overs) against University. University batted first scoring 186/3. Johnsonville were all out for 146. The Premier Reserve Men had a good win against University in a match shortened to 40 overs. Johnsonville scored 161/6 Rory McKenzie 50, Ben Hilder 31 and bowled University out for 99. Andrew Stirrat took 4/21 and Ben Hilder 2/20. Rory McKenzie took 5 catches behind the stumps. The Full Tossers lost to Easts, The Run Chargers beat Karori (147) - there was some good batting from JP Sundar (53) and Hari (34).
10 November 2012
The weekend saw mixed results with some teams having their first games of the season. The Senior Women beat Collegians in a one day game with Michelle Bunkall scoring 108, the second century of the season for the women. Well done. (see photo)
The Premier Men lost convincingly to Easts, the Premier Reserve Men beat Naenae with Scott Edgecombe taking 5/41 off 10 overs. The 3rd XI had their second win of the season and the Bandits also won. The Run Chargers, the Full Tossers and Young Guns all lost their first games of the season.
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Thamsyn Newton sets the benchmark for the season in her first outing
Thamsyn Newton playing the first game of the season for the Senior Women on 27 October scored the club's first century for the season. Thamsyn scored 104 and together with Hannah Lee-Harwood had a first wicket partnership of 177 which is probably a club record.
Saturday 27 October
A lack of wickets prevented a full draw on 27 October. Results for those who played were: Premier Men lost to Petone Eastbourne, Premier Reserve Men beat Upper Hutt, Senior Women lost to Collegians, 3II beat Karori, Bandits had a bye and the All Rounders had a win against University Thorndon.
Premier Men Play at Labour Weekend
The Premier Men kicked off their season with 4 x T20 games at Kilbirnie Park at Labour weekend. They had mixed results scoring a good win against Collegians and a loss to Easts on the Saturday and a narrow loss to Karori and a rain abandoned game against University on the Monday.
Coaching for the 2012-2013 Season
The JCC is pleased to announce the opening of the JCC Coaching Academy endorsed by Luke Woodcock. Coaching is provided for all levels by NZ accredited coaches Ivan Tisera, Hareen Silva, Ben Hilder and Rory McKenzie.
For all details check out the flyer and book your coaching now.
The JCC have organised Club Hoodies. See the design.
Adult sizes are $55 and Youth sizes are $53. Order form and details
Rathkeale Pre-season Tournament
The Premier and Premier Reserve teams travelled to Rathkeale to play pre-season games over the weekend of 6-7 October.
Day 1 -A shadow 1st X1 played a weak Greytown team in a 50 over match bowling them out for 69 and then winning by 8 wickets after 7 overs. Seth Rance 2/7 off 5, David Hudson 1/12 off 5, Ryan Isaac 3/11 off 5, Gareth Powell 1/18 off 5, Steve Coleman 1/3 off 3.3 and David Castle 1/19 off 6. Jamie Holmes 14 and Hareen Silva 24no
Day 2- T20 game v Taita. Johnsonville batted first and scored 112/7-Jamie Holmes 49. Taita won with 3 balls to spare-David Castle 2/10 off 4, Gareth Powell 2/22 off 4
Day 1 -A shadow Premier Reserve team played Wellington College. Batting first we scored 198 and were all out in the 49th over. Rory McKenzie 31, Nuwan Silva 41, Sushant Balajee 28 and Scott Edgecombe a well compiled 53 no. When the rain came Wellington College were 80/3 after 30 overs so we were very confident of victory.
Day2-T20 game v Kuranui Old Boys who batted first and were restricted to 99/8. Chris Leach an outstanding 4/15 off 4 overs. Charming Patel bowled well and was 0/10 off his 4 overs. Good efforts too from Tom Eathorne, Nuwan Silva and Ben Hilder with the ball. A slow outfield, good bowling and inexperience in playing T20 cricket soon had us deep in a hole. A good effort from Jaan Jayasinghe 23 and some lusty hitting from a Rathkeale 1st X1 fill in Harry Clinton-Baker with 27* saw us finally fall 8 runs short on 91/7.
A warm welcome to any players looking to join Johnsonville Cricket Club for the 2012-2013 season. All new members are welcome and can choose to play either serious or social cricket. The Club has teams in the following grades:
Premier/Premier Reserve- These are the clubs top two sides and play a mixture of T20, 50-over, and 2 day cricket. The nature of selection for these teams encourages movement between the grades based on form and ability. The Premier Grade is the top team. Training is twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday.
The Club also has teams which play a mixture of 1 and 2 day games.
T20 and 1 day - These sides do not play two day cricket and depending on whether you prefer T20 or 50 over cricket we will have a team that can accommodate you. These teams range widely in ability and are always on the look out to boost their playing stocks. Training is usually once a week.
Women - JCC is the only Club in Wellington which fields teams in all three women's grades - Senior Women, Youth Girls and T20. We are always looking to boost our playing numbers in these teams. The Senior Women and Youth Girls train once a week. The T20 side is a social side and does not officially train but are always welcome to join the Senior Women's training.
Juniors - We have plenty of room for all keen cricketing youngsters of primary school age - boys and girls. There are a range of options with "Have-a-go" cricket for beginners right through to the Premier side made up of the best players in the Club from Years 6-8. We welcome any girls who wish to play cricket this coming season and the Club has a team in the Junior Blaze grade on Saturday mornings. Many of our junior players attend the Hawkes Bay cricket camp in mid-late January. Our players are also eligible for the Northern Zone rep teams which play in the Year 7 and 8 tournaments run by Cricket Wellington. A Johnsonville team is entered in the Year 6 Zone competition.
Kilbirnie Sports Promotion
Kilbirnie Sports have offered all Johnsonville Cricket Club members 10% discount on goods purchased this season. Download the flyer and take along with you when you next head in to update your cricket gear.
2012-2013 Club Cricket Competition
Johnsonville is one of 13 Clubs with Premier status in the revamped Pearce Cup competition for the upcoming summer. Alot of hard work went into Johnsonville's application for Premier Club status and it is good to see this has paid off. Congratulations to Julian and his committee for all the hard work. Now it is up to the players to perform on the park.
2011 - 2012 Season
Cricket Wellington Norwood Awards
Johnsonville was well represented at the Cricket Wellington Norwood Awards on 11 April 2012. Luke Woodcock was named Wellington Men's Best all Rounder; Barry Rhodes received the Bruce Murray Medal which recognises fair play and is judged on a points system awarded by opposing captains, the Men's Club Cricketer of the Year and the Wilkinson Hazlett Trophy Player of the Year. Michelle Bunkall was runnerup in the Women's Club Cricketer of the Year. Scott Mudgway was awarded the "Best and Most Enterprising Captain" award which is voted by the umpires who rank the captains during the season. The Women's T20 team (who were unbeaten) won the Women's T20 grade and the Full Tossers were 1st= in the Mens T20 Section 1 grade.
The Club held its annual prizegiving on Saturday 31 March. There was a good turnout of members with most teams represented. In the absence of the President, Alan Isaac, Luke Woodcock and Sian Ruck presented the trophies on behalf of the Club.
Click HERE to view a full list of prize winners.
Barry Rhodes was named JCC "Cricketer of the Year" for his achievements over the 2011-2012 season . Barry also received the Alan Malin trophy for the Senior Batsman of the Year.
David Castle was the Senior Men's Player of the Year and Steve Coleman received the Robert Turner Trophy for the most wickets in the Senior Men's grade.
Scott Mudgway received the Arden Jennings Trophy for the most catches in all grades. Scott took 27 catches and executed 12 stumpings during the season which also set a new club record for the most dismissals in a season.
Michelle Bunkall received the trophies for the Best Bowler and Best Batsman in Senior Women's Grade. Melissa Hansen received the Molly Bleakly Trophy for the most improved Senior Women's player.
Thamsyn Newton received the trophy for the Most Outstanding Player Under 20 years and Megan Wakefield the trophy for the Most Dedicated "Club Member".
Gemma Edgecombe received the trophy for Youth Women's Most Valuable Player. Gemma also received the trophy for the Bowler of the Year for the Youth team and ably filled in for the senior women on a couple of occasions.
Rick Mudgway, Club Captain, acknowledged the following player achievements for the season; Luke Woodcock who played for the Black Caps; Sian Ruck was again selected for the White Ferns and along with Megan Wakefield, Kelly Sutherland, Thamsyn Newton and Michelle Bunkall played for the Wellington Blaze; Barry Rhodes played for the Firebirds and the Wellington A side; Scott Mudgway and Hareen Silva represented Wellington City; Scott Edgecombe was a triallist for the Wellington U18s; Asha Strom and Jessica Packe were selected in the U15 girls side and Gemma Edgecombe in the Wellington U15 girls development side.
New Devon & Patterson Playing Strip
The Senior Men photographed before taking the field in their new Devon & Patterson two day playing strip.
19 February Youth T20
The Year 9-10 team played North City. North City batted first scoring 116. Joseph Bowden 3/31, Daniel Pile 2/16 and Oliver Powdrell 2/14 were the best of the bowlers. Johnsonville scored 120/4 in 16.1 overs to win. Daniel Pile 20 and Zac Donaldson 39 were the top scorers.
The Year 11-13 team palyed Taita. Taita batted first and were all
out for 73. Ishaq Idris 3/8, Charmin Patel 3/19 and Andew Cooney 2/20 were the leading wicket takers. Johnsonville scored 74/5 in 14.2 overs with Jono Naysmith 36 and Alex Chafe 16 the top run scorers.
Cricket Wellington Junior Cricket Volunteer of the Month - Bill Taylor
Bill Taylor, the Junior Convenor of the JCC, has been awarded the Junior Cricket Volunteer of the Month by Cricket Wellington. This award has been reintroduced this season to acknowledge outstanding work volunteers do in junior cricket.
Bill has been involved in the junior section of the JCC for the past 10 years - 7 of them as convenor. Bill also runs the junior Have a Go programme at the Club. Congratulations Bill and the JCC also thanks you for your time and input over the past 10 years.
Mudgway plays 100th game for Johnsonville
Scott Mudgway played his 100th game for Johnsonville Senior Men on 29 October against Taita at Alex Moore Park. Scott joined the club in 2004 and has been a member of the Senior men's team since. He has scored over 2,000 runs and currently holds the club record for the most dismissals by a wicketkeeper. Club President, Alan Isaac, presented Scott with a commerative plate to mark the occasion.
Alex Moore Park Development
For information on the Alex Moore Park development and to follow the progress to date see the following link:
Annual General Meeting 2011/2012
The Annual General meeting was held on Monday 5 September at the clubrooms. Julian Allen was elected Chairman. A full list of office bearers can be found under the Committee page. The meeting thanked the 2010/2011 committee for their work, acknowledged the success of the 125th celebrations and also acknowledged the healthy financial state of the club at the end of the season.
A copy of the 2010/2011 annual report can be found here.
125th Jubilee and One Hundred and Twenty Five Years of Village Cricket up in the hills
Over the weekend of 4-6 March 2011 the Club celebrated 125 years of existence. Although the weather was terrible with no cricket being played, all those who attended the celebrations made the most of the social functions. The Jubilee book entitled One Hundred and Twenty Fives Years of Village Cricket up in the hills compiled and edited by Alan Isaac with assistance from Sam Worthington and Gilly Meyers is a fantastic record of the Club's history. If you were unable to attend the celebrations and would like a copy please contact Alan Isaac or alternatively an electronic version of this book can be found here.
To view the group photo taken on the Sunday please click here.
Johnsonville Cricket Foundation
The Johnsonville Cricket Foundation was launched at the recent 125th Jubilee celebrations. An auction on the Friday night of the celebrations saw the proceeds go to the Foundation. The Foundation will better ensure the future of cricket in the region and will lessen the Club's dependency on grants. The trustees are George Verry, Marc Warner, Nigel Blair and Jonathon Millmow. Feel free to contact the Club if you have any ideas to promote the Foundation.
The AGM was held on 23 September 2010 and a new committee elected. Go to the Committee tab to see who is running your club this season.
Click HERE to view the 2009/2010 annual report.
2009 - 2010 Season
Wellington Cricket Awards
A number of JCC members were recognised at the Wellington Cricket Norwood Awards on 14 April 2010.
Luke Woodcock was named the Wellington Cricketer of the Year. Luke also received the award for the outstanding Batsman and outstanding Fielder of the Year. Luke has had a successful season for Wellington scoring 988 runs - the record for the number of runs in a first class season for Wellington.
Barry Rhodes received the award for the Hazlett Trophy Cricketer of the Year scoring 541 runs and taking 35 wickets.
Megan Wakefield received the award for the Wellington Women's Club Cricketer of the year. Michelle Bunkall was fourth placed in this category.
Rick Mudgway deservedly received the Mike Curtis trophy for the Club Volunteer of the Year.
While no JCC teams won their grade there were a number of top three placings for the season.
The AGM was held on 17 September 2009 and a new committee elected.
Click HERE to view the 2008/2009 annual report.
ICC Centenary Medals -
Cheryl Styles and Earle Cooper, JCC members, were presented with ICC Centenary Medals in March 2009. These were presented to volunteers who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to the game and it is good to see two of our members honoured as there was only 50 medals presented in NZ.