The stars were out in force when we held our Moonee Valley Cricket Club senior presentation night at the North Suburban Club on Saturday, April 17.
More than 110 players, partners and supporters were in attendance - and most attention on the night was on the announcement and presentation of our prestigious Lindsay Jones Best Clubman Award. There was also a buzz through the room when it was revealed that an unannounced Life Membership was to be awarded.
The Lindsay Jones Trophy was won by Tony Sherer (pictured above right).
Our new Life Member was the great Jim Polonidis, shown here above with partner Tien Ha.
For more details and photos of presentation night, click HERE and watch this space for more to come.
Valleys break the drought with Senior Flags - Firsts and Seconds get up!
Our Firsts Premiership players: L-R: Back - Geoff Smith, Matt Thomas, Amit Chaudhary, captain
Mark Gauci, Craig Pridham, Pat Felmingham, Kane Harding. Front - Dushan Raveendrakumar, Rajan
Aiyappan, Geoff McKeown, Sean O'Kane, Arosha Perera.
Moonee Valley's Firsts and Seconds won their premierships in emphatic fashion, finishing off Werribee Centrals in both games on Sunday, March 21.
Out at East Keilor we were in control in both matches over the four days for much-deserved victories.
Our Seconds Premiership players: L-R: Back - Darren Nagle, Evan Blythe, Bede Gannon, Simon
Thornton, Dean Jukic, Peter Golding. Front - Bryce Peter-Budge, Ben Thomas, Josh Maginness, captain
Lou Raffaele, Chris Stafford and Jim Polonidis.
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Comp bowling win for Under 12 star
Under 12 up-and-comer Charles Aitken has won the North West Cricket Association's bowling award in Under 12 D.
The ever-reliable Charles also came close to winning the comp's batting award at the same time - underlining what a top season he had in Darren Nagle's Under 12 Gold Premiership-winning outfit.
Charles has been at Moonee Valley since 2006, playing as part of a stable and united squad which has worked its way through from Under 10s under super-coach Spud Nagle.
Older brother Tom is a regular in our one-day teams and our matting two-day teams, while dad Ross has also played seven games over the years.
Charles took 15 wickets during the season at the miserly average of 8.27.
To prove he could also cut it when the stakes were high, he returned figures of 0/2, 1/3 and 0/2 in the three finals.
*****Charles is shown here with his trophy, along with dad Ross (left), the Under 12 Gold team
manager/assistant coach and his Premiership coach Darren "Spud" Nagle.
Junior Presentation Nights - the last one's coming up!
Our junior presentation nights are gazetted for April - and the last one is coming up this Friday.
We've already held the Under 16 night on April 9 and the Under 12 night on April 16.
The combined night for the Under 10s and Under 14s is Friday, April 23.
The night starts at 6.30pm. The cost is $10 per adult, $5 per junior or $20 per family.
We need volunteers to help with setting up, cooking the barbecue, etc. If you can help, phone Junior Co-ordinator Kevin Gardiner on 9376 8434 or on 0417 536 896.
Attached is a flier with more details.
Buffalo Sports - big specials on cricket gear now!
Buffalo Sports at 314 Albert Street, Brunswick is a key supporter of the Moonee Valley Cricket Club.
Buffalo has some terrific end-of-season specials on now for anyone who wants to get next season's gear at rock-bottom prices.
Tell Eane you're from Moonee Valley Cricket Club and he will ensure you're well looked after.
Stanford brands are a specialty.
For catalogue details, etc. and to arrange a visit, go to the Buffalo Sports section in our Sponsors Page or click on the Buffalo logo at the bottom of this page.
Main Club contact details:
Charlie Walker - President 0409 237 543; 9370 1802
Kevin Gardiner - Junior Co-ordinator 0417 536 896
Richard Cooney - Club Secretary 0411 034 707
For more contacts, see "Office bearers & Officials" under "Club News & Info" at the top of the page.
(email: - firstname.lastname@example.org)
Our website: http://archive.mooneevalleycricket.com.au
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Last updated: April 22, 2010
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