Moonee Valley Cricket Club

 

Archive: Our trophy winners & history

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Joe Ansaldo Trophy

Joe Ansaldo
A former 4th Eleven captain and ex-committee member, Joe played a prominent role in helping juniors through their first experience of senior cricket and setting them challenges. He’s in the Sam Coventry-PooleTop 12 in the number of games played with Moonee Valley, with 200+ matches, 1100+ runs and 94 wickets.

2007/08 Alistair Morton Under 12 White Best Player Award
2006/07 Daniel Comande Under 12 White Best Player Award
2005/06 Seamus Hobbs Under 12 White Best Player Award
2004/05 Frankie Reitano Under 12 White Best Player Award
2003/04 Sam Coventry-Poole Under 12 White Best Player Award (right)
2002/03 Sam O’Brien Under 12 White Best Player Award
2001/02 John O’Brien Under 12 White Best Player Award
Chris Ayers TrophyMurray Walker

Chris Ayers -
Chris may have only played two games of cricket for Moonee Valley, but he is the person who made all our recent growth happen by being the impetus and driving force behind starting the junior section of the Moonee Valley Cricket Club in 1996. Without his foresight and contribution, we would not have a junior section. 

2007/08 Sam O'Brien Under 16 Best Player Award
2006/07 Tom Ward
Under 16 Best Player Award
2005/06 Alexei Borrell Under 16 Best Player Award  
2004/05 James Rawlinson Under 16 Best Player Award
2003/04 Phillip Buultjens Under 16 White Best Player Award
2002/03 Matt Thomas Under 16 Best Player Award
2001/02 Joe Reitano Under 16 Best Player Award
2000/01 Murray Walker Under 16 Best Player Award (right) 
05-06MemeryT 3cmSteven Ball Trophy

Steven Ball – 
a key link in the club’s junior development program, Steven has coached juniors for four seasons and been a one-day captain since our return to one-day cricket in 2003. A return of more than 40 games, 700 runs and 60 wickets underlines a developing late-start career that has won Steven one-day batting, bowling and fielding awards.

2007/08 Daniel Comande Under 14 Green Best Player Award 
2006/07 Hugh Alexander Under 12 Green Best Player Award
 
2005/06 Thomas Memery
Under 12 Green Best Player Award
  (right)

Ian 'Spider' Beel TrophyJeff Lewis

Ian ‘Spider’ Beel Ian has never played cricket for Moonee Valley, but is a key contributor to the Club as curator and administrator. He is the reason for Moonee Valley Cricket Club’s enviable reputation for excellent turf wickets.

2007/08 Lalith Buddhadasa Under 16 Black Coach’s Award
2006/07 Ewan Greenfield
Under 16 Coach’s Award
2005/06 Joe Van Loon Under 16 Coach’s Award
2004/05 Alexei Borrell Under 16 Coach’s Award
2003/04 Craig Falzon Under 16 White Coach’s Award
2002/03 Damian Horne Under 16 Coach’s Award
2001/02 Jeff Lewis Under 16 Coach’s Award (right) 
Rex Bennett Trophy

Rex Bennett
Rex is a past Club coach. A former District cricketer for Footscray, he is now coaching Premier team NorthNigel Walker Melbourne. Rex led Moonee Valley to a Grand Final in our first year in the Victorian Turf Cricket Association. He has taken more than 50 wickets in our First Eleven. 2007/08 William Lenz Under 14 Gold Bowling Award
2006/07 Kam Kenny-Jones Under 14 Gold Bowling Award
2005/06 Mick Bannister Under 14 Black Coach’s Award
2004/05 Joe Van Loon Under 14 Black Coach’s Award
2003/04 Nigel Walker Under 16 Black Bowling Award (right)
2002/03 Alexei Borrell Under 14 Black & White Bowling Award


Joe Bonfa Trophy

Joe Bonfa
Joe captained the Moonee Valley Cricket Club 2nd Eleven in our first year in the Victorian Turf Cricket Robert IntagliataAssociation, and again in 2005/06. He has played 130+ games, made more than 850 runs and taken 230+ wickets at an average of under 16 – which puts him in our Top 10 wicket-takers of all time. Joe’s a four-time winner of the 2nd Eleven bowling award.

2007/08 Kurtis Tankard Under 12 Black Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2006/07 Luke Malone Under 12 Black Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2005/06 Mark Spagna Under 12 Black Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2004/05 James Johnston Under 12 Black Equal Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2003/04 Mathew Rennex Under 12 Black Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2002/03 John O’Brien Under 12 Black Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2001/02 Robert Intagliata Under 12 Black Runner-Up, Best Player Award (right) 

Sandro Capocchi Trophy

Sandro Capocchi
– A life member, 227 games – almost all of them in the 1st Eleven, and now chairman of selectors. Luke MaloneA long-time committee member, Sandro has played in five flags and hit seven centuries – two of them in successive games. He has 5000+ runs – fourth on the all-time list – and 75+ wickets.

2007/08 Charles Aitken Under 10 White Batting Award
2006/07 Aaron Torney Under 10 White Batting Award
2005/06 Ashley Harry Under 10 White Batting Award
2004/05 Luke Malone Under 10 White Batting Award (right) 
2003/04 Peter Chiera Under 10 White Batting Award
2002/03 Peter Chiera Under 10 White Batting Award
2001/02 James Johnston Under 10 White Batting Award

Domenic Chiera Trophy

Domenic Chiera 
One of our extended group of parents who took up playing again after becoming involved with the juniors. A past one-day captain, Dom won both batting and bowling awards in 2006/07. A key coach in the top grade junior age groups, Dom has played a major role in the skills development of juniors playing senior cricket.

2007/08 Mathew Rennex Under 16 White Bowling Award

Mark Cini Trophy

Mark Cini
A past coach of Under 12s, ‘Junior’ has played 90+ games, made 1650 runs and taken 120 wickets. Some of the boys he coached are now coming through to senior ranks. A winner of the 2nd Eleven bowling award in 2001/02, Peter ChieraMark is a hard hitting lower-order batsman who features in three record 2nd Eleven partnerships.

2007/08 Peter Wright 3rd, Under 12 White Best Player Award
2006/07 Grant Stubbs 3rd, Under 12 White Best Player Award
2005/06 Danny Favaro 3rd, Under 12 White Best Player Award
2004/05 Peter Chiera Under 12 White Equal Runner-Up, Best Player Award (right) 
2003/04 James Johnston 3rd, Under 12 White Best Player Award
2002/03 Matthew Cameron 3rd, Under 12 White Best Player Award
2001/02 Alexei Borrell 3rd, Under 12 White Best Player Award
James Clarke Trophy
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James Clarke
Another of our Under 10 coaches. James came through the junior grades after starting in our inaugural year, with 59 games, 228 runs and 29 wickets. James’ commitment to the Club is one of the reasons why Moonee Valley won the prestigious Cricket Victoria Club of the Week award in 2004/05. He won the 2004/05 Fourths Fielding Award.

2007/08 James Saragias
Under 12 Gold Best Player Award
2006/07 Ashley Harry Under 12 Gold Best Player Award
2005/06 John Gardiner Under 12 Gold Best Player Award (right)
2004/05 Alex Coote Under 10 Black Best All-Rounder Award
2003/04 Matthew Cameron Under 12 Gold Best Player Award


Paul Comino Trophy

Paul Comino
– Paul has made a big impact in two separate stints at Moonee Valley, being involved in our original Fifths in the early 90s and then again with the resumption of our one-day grades in 2003. A courageous batsman and winner of our Sevenths bowling in 2005/06, Paul is now playing an important role as Ninths captain in getting senior experience for up-and-coming juniors.

2007/08 Charles Bibby Under 10 Green joint winner, Bowling Award
2007/08 Andrew Vasilj Under 10 Green joint winner, Bowling Award

Glen Courts TrophyLiam Brown

Glen Courts
Glen played in the Firsts and Seconds for Essendon in the Premier League as an opening bat and wicketkeeper, and then returned to us. In just 25 games for Moonee Valley before being recruited to Essendon he amassed 1264 runs at 57.5. He scored 5 centuries for Moonee Valley, and was Club champion in 1999/00.

2007/08 Seamus Hobbs Under 14 Gold Batting Award
2006/07 Alex Schot-Guppy
Under 14 Gold Batting Award
2005/06 Steven Bonfa Under 16 Best All-Rounder Award
2004/05 Liam Brown Under 16 White Best All-Rounder Award (right)
2003/04 Tom King Under 16 Black Batting Award
2002/03 Steven Bonfa Under 14 Black & White Batting Award

Michael Cumbo Trophy

Michael Cumbo – 
One of Moonee Valley’s most-admired players, Mickster has played 66 games, made more than 600 runs and took Moonee Valley’s last senior hat-trick, in 2003/04.

2007/08 Daniel Comande Under 14 Green Bowling Award
2006/07 James Webster Under 12 Green Bowling Award
2005/06 Luke Malone Under 12 Green Bowling Award
Ian Denny TrophyMatt Thomas

Ian Denny
Moonee Valley Cricket Club’s greatest-ever player, Ian holds the records for most runs, most wickets and most games - now more than 250. A life member and seven-time Premiership player, he has won every Club award possible and won key best-in-comp titles. 

2007/08 Robbie Ball Under 16 Black Batting Award
2006/07 Tom Ward Under 16 Batting Award
2005/06 Chris Stafford Under 16 Batting Award
2004/05 Nick Kritharidis Under 16 Batting Award
2003/04 Ben Harding Under 16 White Batting Award
2002/03 Matt Thomas Under 16 Batting Award  (right)
2001/02 Joe Reitano Under 16 Batting Award

Shane Frenette Trophy
Mark Spagna
Shane Frenette
The first person who played in our inaugural junior year of 1996 to go all the way through to the seniors. Shane, who started in Under 12s, is has played 38 senior games and made almost 500 runs.

2007/08 Andrew Muratore
Under 12 White Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2006/07 Abhinna Acharya Under 12 White Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2005/06 Liam Curran Under 12 White Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2004/05 Mark Spagna Under 12 White Equal Runner-Up, Best Player Award (right) 
2003/04 Nick Harrington Under 12 White Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2002/03 Robbie Ball Under 12 White Equal Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2002/03 Ned Wilson Under 12 White Equal Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2001/02 Chris Stafford Under 12 White Runner-Up, Best Player Award

Kevin Gardiner Trophy

Kevin Gardiner - Returned to Moonee Valley in 2004/05 after a long absence and quickly took up a junior development role, coaching Under 12s and captaining our emerging teen players in the Fifth Eleven. Has played 98 games, made more than 700 runs and taken more than 90 wickets. Has won 2nd and 3rd eleven bowling awards.

2007/08 Brendan Dowd Under 14 Green Batting Award
2006/07 Tim Ryan
Under 12 Green Batting Award
2005/06 Luke Malone Under 12 Green Batting Award

Peter Gardiner Trophy
Joshua Chang
Peter Gardiner
A life member and past junior co-ordinator, PG has played 234 games for Moonee Valley, scored 2514 runs and took 323 wickets @ 18.6. He is fifth on the most-games honor board, 21st with runs and has the fifth-highest tally of wickets at the Club. A four-time Premiership player, Peter won the 2nd Eleven bowling award three seasons in succession in the early 80s, and twice won the 4th Eleven bowling award in the early 90s.  

2007/08 Anthony Cafari Under 10 White Bowling Award
2006/07 Liam Sampieri Under 10 White Bowling Award
2005/06 James Saragias Under 10 White Bowling Award
2004/05 Joshua Chang Under 10 White Bowling Award (right)
2003/04 Peter Chiera Under 10 White Bowling Award
2002/03 Peter Chiera Under 10 White Bowling Award
2001/02 Sam O’Brien Under 10 White Bowling Award

Mark Gauci Trophy
Tom King
Mark Gauci
A power hitter, Mark started off in one-day cricket with Moonee Valley but was quickly promoted to the senior sides. He's now First Eleven captain. He has played almost 100 games, made 2600 runs, including seven centuries, and taken 70+ wickets. Mark was 1999/00 Club champion and in 2001/02 and 2002/03 won the 2nd Eleven batting award.

2007/08 William Lenz Under 14 Gold Best Player Award
2006/07 Jaidan de Niese
Under 14 Gold Best Player Award
2005/06 Sam Coventry-Poole Under 14 Black Best All-Rounder Award
2004/05 Brendan White Under 14 Black Best All-Rounder Award
2003/04 Tom King Under 16 Black Best Player Award (right)
2002/03 Robert Intagliata Under 14 Black & White Best Player Award

Matt Gauci TrophySteve Bonfa

Matt Gauci
A past Moonee Valley Cricket Club vice-president, Matt is approaching the 100-game mark. He scored his maiden century in the 2005/06 season. Matt is a two-time Premiership player, with more than 1900 runs and 60 wickets.

2007/08 Seamus Hobbs Under 14 Gold Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2006/07 Alex Kolokithas
Under 14 Gold Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2005/06 Matt Del Guidice Under 14 White Best Fielder Award
2004/05 Oscar Sago Under 14 White Best Fielder Award
2003/04 Nigel Walker Under 16 Black Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2002/03 Steven Bonfa Under 14 Black & White Runner-Up, Best Player Award (right) 

Tony Gleeson Trophy
Sam Wellard
Tony Gleeson
A key senior player and former coach of Moonee Valley, Tony took over the reins again for the second half of the 2005/06 season. A Premiership player, Tony has made more than 1300 runs and taken more than 50 wickets with his spinners.

2007/08 Sam Coventry-Poole Under 16 Black Joint Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2007/08 Frankie Reitano Under 16 Black Joint Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2006/07 Bede Gannon Under 16 Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2005/06 Iraklis Kolokithas Under 16 Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2004/05 Nick Kritharidis Under 16 Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2003/04 Ben Harding Under 16 White Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2002/03 Sam Wellard Under 16 Runner-Up, Best Player Award (right) 
2001/02 Matt Thomas Under 16 Runner-Up, Best Player Award

Shane Golds Trophy
Guy Walker
Shane Golds
A champion and legend of our Club. A former junior co-ordinator, junior coach and 4th Eleven captain, Shane is one of only four players to hit centuries in consecutive games. Most juniors coming through the Club up to 2003 benefited from Shane’s involvement. Played 105 games, scored 2172 runs @ 25.6 and took 59 wickets @ 19.6, and finished off his career as a fine wicketkeeper.

2007/08 Matthew Wenlock Under 10 Black Bowling Award
2006/07 Will Symons Under 10 Black Bowling Award
2005/06 Nick Sheedy Under 10 Black Bowling Award
2004/05 Guy Walker Under 10 Black Bowling Award (right)
2003/04 Mark Spagna Under 10 Black Bowling Award
2002/03 Elliot Lever Under 10 Black Bowling Award
2001/02 Jessie Golds Under 10 Black Bowling Award

Mick Harvey Trophy
Alexei Borrell
Mick Harvey
Mick is fourth on our all-time games played with 246 under his belt. A life member and former Moonee Valley captain/coach, he has scored more than 7000 runs (second-highest in Club history) at an average around 30. He has played in a record eight Premierships, scored 16 centuries (second highest in Club) and in 1994/95 hit 658 runs (our 3rd-highest season tally ever).

2007/08 Terry Gardiner Under 14 White Batting Award
2006/07 Ryan Bevis Under 14 White Batting Award
2005/06 Ethan Clarke Under 14 White Batting Award
2004/05 Ryan Thorneycroft Under 14 White Batting Award
2003/04 Alexei Borrell Under 14 White Batting Award (right)
2002/03 Ben Harding Under 14 White Batting Award
2001/02 David Desmond Under 14 White Batting Award

Michael Intagliata Trophy
Iraklis Kolokithas
Michael Intagliata
Mick is one of the legends of the Moonee Valley Cricket Club, having played 182 games (Top 20 on most games list), taken 261 wickets (8th highest) @ 23.8 and made 1413 runs. He has coached both boys and girls junior teams.

2007/08 Amelia Radford Under 12 Black Best Player Award
2006/07 Guy Walker Under 12 Black Best Player Award
2005/06 Peter Chiera Under 12 Black Best Player Award
2004/05 Sam O’Brien Under 12 Black Best Player Award
2003/04 Sam Ferrier Under 12 Black Best Player Award
2002/03 Chris Stafford Under 12 Black Best Player Award
2001/02 Iraklis Kolokithas Under 12 Black Best Player Award (right)

David Jolley Trophy
Mark Spagna
David Jolley
1st Eleven captain for five seasons. Dave played 50 games and made 1546 runs @ 38.7. A key player when Moonee Valley moved from synthetic wickets into our first turf competition.

2007/08 Connor Hobbs Under 10 Black Batting Award
2006/07 Alistair Morton Under 10 Black Batting Award
2005/06 Luke Noble Under 10 Black Batting Award
2004/05 Guy Walker Under 10 Black Batting Award
2003/04 Mark Spagna Under 10 Black Batting Award (right)
2002/03 Mitchell Cross Under 10 Black Batting Award
2001/02 Mathew Rennex Under 10 Black Batting Award

Lindsay Jones Trophy

Lindsay Jones
Lindsay was not Moonee Valley Cricket Club’s greatest player, but he was our greatest clubman before dying tragically. The Club’s ‘Best Clubman’ award is named in his honor, and Lindsay is also honoured with this junior trophy. His stats of 22 games, 78 runs and 2 wickets do not do justice to the impact he had on our Club.

2007/08 Luke Marinelli 3rd, Under 14 White Best Player Award
2006/07 Ryan Bevis
3rd, Under 14 White Best Player Award
2005/06 Victor Lai 3rd, Under 14 White Best Player Award
2004/05 Jacob Lumsden 3rd, Under 14 White Best Player Award
2003/04 Brendan White 3rd, Under 14 White Best Player Award
2002/03 David Desmond 3rd, Under 14 White Best Player Award
2001/02 David Desmond Under 14 White Equal Runner-Up, Best Player Award

Dean Jukic Trophy
Jesse Nankivell-Sandor
Dean Jukic
Captain of the Moonee Valley 2nd Eleven in 2001/02, Dean has played almost 90 games, scored 1600 runs and taken 55 wickets. He was the 2000/01 2nd Eleven batting award winner, and as winner of both the Second Eleven batting and bowling awards in 2005/06 was named one of our five Wisden Cricketers of the Year.

2007/08 Andreas Panousieris 3rd, Under 14 Gold Best Player Award
2006/07 Peter Legato
3rd, Under 14 Gold Best Player Award
2005/06 Alex Kolokithas Under 14 White Coach’s Award
2004/05 Edward Wills Under 14 White Coach’s Award
2003/04 Jesse Nankivell-Sandor 3rd, Under 16 Black Best Player Award (right)
2002/03 Alexei Borrell 3rd, Under 14 Black & White Best Player Award

Phill King Trophy
Matt Cheligoy
Phill King
Phill resumed his own cricketing career in 2003/04 when he signed up for the Fifths, in our return to one-day cricket. He has been involved with our junior sides since their inception, and has coached both boys and girls teams. The King/Wignall Trophy played between two of our junior sides each season was named in his honor to mark the first occasion when we had two sides in the one age group – in Under 12s.

2007/08 Rupoj Sarbaswa
3rd, Under 14 Black Best Player Award
2006/07 Ethan Clarke
3rd, Under 14 Black Best Player Award
2005/06 Ben  Coote 3rd, Under 14 Black Best Player Award
2004/05 Bede Gannon 3rd, Under 14 Black Best Player Award
2003/04 Steven Bonfa Equal 3rd, Under 14 Black Best Player Award
2003/04 Jake Ferrier Equal 3rd, Under 14 Black Best Player Award
2002/03 Matt Cheligoy 3rd, Under 14 Black Best Player Award
2001/02 Matt Cheligoy Equal 3rd, Under 14 Black Best Player Award (right)
2001/02 Kelvin Lai Equal 3rd, Under 14 Black Best Player Award
Jeff Lewis Trophy
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Jeff Lewis
A past Under 10 coach, who has graduated from junior ranks. Jeff was the first player who started in Under 10s in our inaugural junior year to work his way through all the grades into senior cricket. His junior achievements include Under 16s Player of the Finals in 2002/03. Jeff played 71 junior games for 292 runs, and 79 wickets @ 9.73.

2007/08 Mitchell Vasilj Under 12 Gold Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2006/07 Alex Spencer Under 12 Gold Equal Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2006/07 James Saragias Under 12 Gold Equal Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2005/06 David Royle Under 10 Black Batting Award (right)
2004/05 Mayunk Bharadwaj Under 10 White Coach’s Award
2003/04 Ben Coote Under 12 Gold Runner-Up, Best Player Award

Laurie Mayne Trophy

Laurie Mayne
Laurie played 161 games and is eighth on the all-time most runs list with 4383 @ 34.2, and also took 50 wickets. A two-time Premiership player, Laurie is a life member and seven-time batting award winner in the 3rd and 4th Elevens in the 1980s and early 90s.

2007/08 Luke Noble 3rd, Under 12 Black Best Player Award
2006/07 Toby O'Brien 3rd, Under 12 Black Best Player Award
2005/06 Guy Walker 3rd, Under 12 Black Best Player Award
2004/05 Benjamin Coote Under 12 Black Equal Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2003/04 Justin Lumsden 3rd, Under 12 Black Best Player Award
2002/03 Kilian Cusack 3rd, Under 12 Black Best Player Award
2001/02 Dimitri Hadjimouratis 3rd, Under 12 Black Best Player Award

Jim McKenzie Trophy

Jim McKenzie
Jim came out of retirement in 2003/04 to play one-day cricket with Moonee Valley. A two-time Premiership player, Jim is one of only six players to have taken more than 300 wickets for Moonee Valley, and he is showing no signs of slowing down. Jim has won bowling awards in the 2nds, 3rds and 4ths, and has taken 11 wickets in a match. His best innings performance is 7/85. Mathew Rennex

2007/08 David Royle Under 14 White Bowling Award
2006/07 Marcus Blake
Under 14 White Bowling Award
2005/06 Robbie Ball Under 14 White Bowling Award
2004/05 Mathew Rennex Under 14 White Bowling Award (right)
2003/04 Joe Van Loon Under 14 White Bowling Award
2002/03 Ben Harding Under 14 White Bowling Award
2001/02 Phillip Buultjens Under 14 White Bowling Award

Doug McLaggan Trophy
Eamonn Fenaughty
Doug McLaggan
Doug has taken 122 wickets for the Club @ 18.2 and made 690 runs. Twice winner of the 4th Eleven bowling award in the early 1990s, Doug’s best return was 7/54.

2007/08 Matthew Esmore Under 12 White Bowling Award
2006/07 Daniel Comande Under 12 White Bowling Award
2005/06 Seamus Hobbs Joint Winner, Under 12 White Bowling Award 
2005/06 Kurtis Tankard Joint Winner, Under 12 White Bowling Award
2004/05 Frankie Reitano Under 12 White Bowling Award
2003/04 Eamonn Fenaughty Under 12 White Bowling Award (right) 
2002/03 Sam O’Brien Under 12 White Bowling Award
2001/02 Brendan White Under 12 White Bowling Award

Rod McLeod Trophy
Peter Legato
Rod McLeod
Co-founder of our Club with Ray Storey. A life member with 140 games, 3471 runs @ 25.3 and 41 wickets. His run tally, accumulated since 1971, has stood the test of time as a great mark. A three-time Premiership player, Rod has won bowling awards in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Elevens. 

2007/08 Raheel Raniga Under 10 Black Coach’s Award
2006/07 Tariq Gerardi Under 10 Black Coach’s Award
2005/06 Robert Janes Under 10 Black Coach’s Award
2004/05 Kurtis Tankard Under 10 Black Coach’s Award
2003/04 Kurtis Tankard Under 10 Black Coach’s Award
2002/03 Nick Robortella Under 10 Black Coach’s Award
2001/02 Peter Legato Under 10 Black Coach’s Award (right)

Bill Nagel Trophy
Nick Kritharidis
Bill Nagel – Bill is a life member of our Club, having played 141 games, made 3885 runs and taken 282 wickets. He is a four-time Premiership player, and between 1978 and 1983 was consistently winner of the 1st Eleven batting and bowling awards. 

2007/08 Robbie Ball Joint Runner Up, Under 16 Black Best Player Award
2006/07 Joe Van Loon
3rd, Under 16 Best Player Award
2005/06 Chris Stafford 3rd, Under 16 Best Player Award
2004/05 Iraklis Kolokithas 3rd, Under 16 Best Player Award
2003/04 Nick Kritharidis 3rd, Under 16 White Best Player Award (right)
2002/03 Jeff Lewis 3rd, Under 16 Best Player Award
2001/02 Murray Walker Equal 3rd, Under 16 Best Player Award
2001/02 Robert Ryan Equal 3rd, Under 16 Best Player Award

Darren Nagle TrophyJames Rawlinson

Darren Nagle
13 years as Club president, ‘Spud’ has played almost 240 games for the Club and is a life member. He has played in seven Premierships, made more than 3700 runs and is third on the Club’s all-time wicket-taker list with 385. 

2007/08 Ben Coote Under 16 Black Bowling Award
2006/07 Joe Van Loon Under 16 Bowling Award, equal winner
2006/07 Tom Ward Under 16 Bowling Award, equal winner
2005/06 John O'Brien Under 16 Bowling Award
2004/05 James Rawlinson Under 16 Bowling Award (right)
2003/04 David Threlfall Under 16 White Bowling Award
2002/03 Tom Wilson Under 16 Bowling Award
2001/02 Sam Wellard Under 16 Bowling Award
2000/01 Luke Ryan 3rd, Under 16 Best Player Award

Terry Nagle Trophy

Terry Nagle
Knee injuries cut Terry down in his prime, but he still played 142 games. He is the Club’s sixth-highest wicket-taker with 319 scalps, and played in four Premierships. From 1995/96 Terry won three consecutive 1st Eleven bowling awards. His best figures are 7/36.

2007/08 Kam Kenny-Jones Under 14 White Best All-Rounder Award
2007/08 Luke Intagliata Under 14 Green Best All-Rounder Award
2006/07 Mitchell O'Meara Under 14 White Best All-Rounder Award
2005/06 Abraham Herasan Under 14 White Best All-Rounder Award
2004/05 Matthew Cameron Under 14 White Best All-Rounder Award
2003/04 John O’Brien Under 14 White Best All-Rounder Award
2002/03 David Threlfall Under 14 White Best All-Rounder Award
2001/02 Ben Harding Under 14 White Best All-Rounder Award

Paul Nicol Trophy
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Paul Nicol
125 games, 1500+ runs and 160+ wickets underlines Paul’s contribution. He opened the bowling in the 1st Eleven Grand Final in our first season in the Victorian Turf Cricket Association. Has bowled more than 1200 overs for the Club, and was the 2004/05 2nd Eleven captain. 

2007/08 Amelia Radford Under 12 Black Bowling Award  
2006/07 Guy Walker
Under 12 Black Bowling Award  
2005/06 Peter Chiera
Under 12 Black Bowling Award  
2004/05 Sam O’Brien Under 12 Black Bowling Award
2003/04 Sam O’Brien Under 12 Black Bowling Award (right)
2002/03 Chris Stafford Under 12 Black Bowling Award
2001/02 Iraklis Kolokithas Under 12 Black Bowling Award

Wayne Nicol Trophy

Wayne Nicol
– A stalwart of the Club in the 80s, Wayne won the 86/87 Fourths bowling award. Came back to Moonee Valley in 2006 as part of a family return, and was Fourths captain in 2007/08. One of just 19 players to have brought up the 1000 runs, 100 wickets and 100 games Triple Crown at Moonee Valley – all achieved since his return.

2007/08 Charles Bibby Under 10 Green Batting Award

Warwick Nolan Trophy

Warwick Nolan
Warwick is Moonee Valley Cricket Club’s finest-ever batsman. He represented a Victorian country side against the touring West Indies and scored impressively against them. A Club life member with 225 games, his 6194 runs at 37.5 is the Club’s third highest total. Warwick played in seven Premierships and won four 1st Eleven batting awards. He has 13 centuries with a high of 154 not out, and made a century on debut for Moonee Valley in 1982/83.

2007/08 Peter Chiera Under 14 Black Batting Award
2006/07 Robbie Ball Under 14 Black Batting Award
2005/06 Mathew Rennex Under 14 Black Batting Award
2004/05 Sam Ferrier Under 14 Black Batting Award
2003/04 Chris Stafford Under 14 Black Batting Award
2002/03 Liam Brown Under 14 Black Batting Award
2001/02 Tom King Under 14 Black Batting Award

Greg Peters Trophy

Greg Peters
8-times captain, six Premierships, 217 games (10th highest number at Moonee Valley Cricket Club) and 4600+ runs at 29 spells out Greg’s contribution to our Club. He is a life member, and won the 1st Eleven fielding award in 1998/99. He was part of the record Firsts third-wicket partnership of 204.

2007/08 Mitchell Evans Under 12 Black Batting Award
2006/07 Guy Walker Under 12 Black Batting Award
2005/06 Peter Chiera Under 12 Black Batting Award
2004/05 Sam O’Brien Under 12 Black Batting Award
2003/04 Sam Ferrier Under 12 Black Batting Award
2002/03 Chris Stafford Under 12 Black Batting Award
2001/02 Iraklis Kolokithas Under 12 Black Batting Award


Daniel Phillips Trophy

Daniel Phillips
- Captaining the 2nd Eleven again in 2006/07, Dan has played 80+ games, made 1500+ runs and taken almost 50 wickets with his more-than-handy medium pacers. Won the 2000/01 Moonee Valley Award based on rns and wickets, and won both the batting and fielding awards for te 2nd Eleven in 2003/04.

2007/08 Jack D'Arcy Under 10 Gold Bowling Award  
2006/07 Matthew Wenlock 
Under 10 Gold Bowling Award  

Jim Polonidis Trophy

Jim Polonidis – Jim is a stalwart of the Club. He has played 147 games, and is one of only seven players at Moonee Valley to have brought up the 2000 runs, 150 wickets double. Jim took a hat-trick in 1995/96, scored his maiden century in 2004/05 and was the Lindsay Jones Best Clubman in 2000/01.

2007/08 Rupoj Sarbaswa Under 14 Black Bowling Award
2006/07 Sam Coventry-Poole Under 14 Black Bowling Award
2005/06 Sam O'Brien Under 14 Black Bowling Award  
2004/05 Chris Stafford Under 14 Black Bowling Award
2003/04 Robert Intagliata Under 14 Black Bowling Award
2002/03 Iraklis Kolokithas Under 14 Black Bowling Award
2001/02 Kelvin Lai Under 14 Black Bowling Award


 

Bill Poole Trophy
Ethan Clarke
Bill Poole
Bill has played a key role in junior development over seven seasons. As a coach and team manager, he has guided many of our up-and-coming juniors through the Under 10s, Under 12s and Under 14s and on to success in the higher age groups. Bill has played an important administrative role over a number of seasons on the junior committee.

2007/08 Jack Newman Under 10 White Best Fielder Award
2006/07 Jack Newman Under 10 White Best Fielder Award
2005/06 Andrew Muratore Under 10 White Best Fielder Award
2004/05 Toby O’Brien Under 10 White Best Fielder Award
2003/04 Matt Gervasi Under 10 White Best Fielder Award
2002/03 Ethan Clarke Under 10 White Best Fielder Award (right)
2001/02 James Moulton Under 10 White Best Fielder Award

Steve Rawlinson Trophy
Joshua Maginness
Steve Rawlinson
Coached a squad through to Under 16s for seven seasons, and they became our first junior team in A Grade, in Under 14s. Steve has played a key development role with the juniors now coming through to senior ranks. In his own career he played more than 20 seasons with East Coburg, and was joint winner of the MMVCA B Grade champion player award in 1997/98.

2007/08 Terry Gardiner Under 14 White Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2006/07 Seamus Hobbs Under 14 White Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2005/06 Ethan Clarke Under 14 White Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2004/05 Ryan Thorneycroft Under 14 White Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2003/04 Bede Gannon Under 14 White Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2002/03 Lucas Mason Under 14 White Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2001/02 Joshua Maginness Under 14 White Equal Runner-Up, Best Player Award (right) 

Bob Sciacchitano Trophy
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Bob Sciacchitano
A Premiership player, Bob has notched up 190 games, 3500+ runs and 114 wickets. A 3rd Eleven bowling award winner, he has been in three record partnerships in the 3rds and 4ths. Best bowling – 8/88.

2007/08 Sam Pollock Under 10 Black Best Fielder Award
2006/07 Alex Gorham Under 10 Black Best Fielder Award
2005/06 Paul Bannister Under 10 Black Best Fielder Award  (right)
2004/05 Tristan Davies Under 10 Black Best Fielder Award
2003/04 James Saragias Under 10 Black Best Fielder Award
2002/03 James Johnston Under 10 Black Best Fielder Award
2001/02 Ethan Clarke Under 10 Black Best Fielder Award


Geoff Smith Trophy

Geoff Smith
- Big Geoff carried the 1st Eleven fast bowling battery for a number of seasons with his lion-hearted efforts, and is a more-than-handy lower order batsman. Brought up his 50th game in 2006/07, and is around the 500 run/100 wicket mark. A great clubman, Geoff is always ready to help with junior development.

2007/08 Kurtis Lunardi Under 10 Gold Bowling Award
2006/07 Connor Hobbs Under 10 Gold Equal winner, Best Bowling Award
2006/07 Matthew Wenlock Under 10 Gold Equal winner, Best Bowling Award

Ray Storey Trophy
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Ray Storey
Ray co-founded our mighty Moonee Valley Cricket Club in 1971. He is a life member with 5 Premierships to his name. Ray played 185 games (12th highest overall), scored 4501 runs and took 130 wickets at 13.9. He won the 1st Eleven batting and bowling awards three times each.

2007/08 Peter Chiera Under 14 Black Best Player Award
2006/07 Robbie Ball Under 14 Black Best Player Award
2005/06 Mathew Rennex Under 14 Black Best Player Award
2004/05 Chris Stafford Under 14 Black Best Player Award
2003/04 Iraklis Kolokithas Under 14 Black Best Player Award (right)
2002/03 Iraklis Kolokithas Under 14 Black Best Player Award
2001/02 Tom King Under 14 Black Best Player Award


Sean Sturrock Trophy

Sean Sturrock
– Our first Moonee Valley junior player to go all the way through to the top grade of Premier Cricket. Spinner Sean played most of his junior cricket at the Valley before joining the lower grades at Melbourne. His breakthrough year was 2007/08, playing in the Melbourne First Eleven and making the Victorian Under 19 team.

2007/08 Mick Bannister Under 16 White Best Player Award


Ian Sutherland Trophy
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Ian Sutherland
A life member, Ian was the holder of the most-games record at our Club with 237 until he was overhauled in 2003/04. He scored 4904 runs at 21, with two centuries. Ian played in three flags and twice won the 2nd Eleven batting award.

2007/08 Guy Walker Under 14 Black Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2006/07 James Johnston Under 14 Black Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2005/06 Frankie Reitano Under 14 Black Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2004/05 John O’Brien Under 14 Black Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2003/04 Robert Intagliata Under 14 Black Runner-Up, Best Player Award
2002/03 Jake Ferrier Under 14 Black Runner-Up, Best Player Award (right)
2001/02 Sean Sturrock Under 14 Black Runner-Up, Best Player Award

John Talone Trophy

John Talone
Our past Moonee Valley Cricket Club secretary (for 14 seasons), John is a life member with 200 games for the Club, A tenacious batsman, John has scored more than 3100 runs and tasted Premiership success. Robbie Ball

2007/08 Peter Wright Under 12 White Batting Award
2006/07 Daniel Comande

 

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May 28, 2010
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