New Leadership for Veterans Cricket Australia

Hunter Lord’s Taverners are proud to announce that David Head (President) and Cathie Black (Secretary) have been inducted into the leadership of Veterans Cricket Australia. This was revealed at the Over 60s National Championships dinner in Adelaide. David, a current Taverners player, was previously president of Veterans Cricket NSW and led that organisation with energy…

State Over 60s Cricket Championships in Maitland

Hunter Lord’s Taverners organised the recent Over 60s State Championships on behalf of Veterans Cricket NSW. This followed their great 2018 effort under difficult circumstances. The weather was mostly kind this time round and Cathie Black and her team were rewarded for their meticulous planning. The 16 teams enjoyed the facilities provided by Maitland Council…

High Schools’ All Abilities Gala Day

Students from Merewether, Glendale and Warners Bay high schools enjoyed an All Abilities cricket gala day at the newly renovated Feighan Park at Warners Bay. The day was organised by Toby Kable from All Abilities Sports Coaching. He was assisted by staff from the schools¬† and Cricket NSW. A good roll up of Taverners helped…

CHS Cricket Tour to UK

Hunter Taverners provided some financial support for three talented cricketers who had been selected to tour the UK as part of the Combined High Schools team.¬† The boys were Isaac Barry (Singleton HS), Nathan Hillier (Glendale HS) and Edan Brichta (Merewether HS). The team was successful on and off the field and the boys had…

All Abilities Inclusion Cricket

At the end of May Cricket NSW ran an inclusion program at Harker Oval in Lambton. Students from local high schools were invited to attend the day which attracted around 100 participants. With the theme “cricket is for everyone” they took part in a variety of activities during the day. Local TV channel NBN provided…

Taverners Golf Day

Easts Leisure and Golf Club were excellent hosts for the Taverners annual golf day. The course was in excellent condition and was enjoyed by those playing. Arun Mukherjee ran the pre-start BBQ whilst our ladies handled the administrative tasks. The Smith family, headed by the redoubtable Philllip won on a countback from Taverners Roger Black,…

Taverners Charity Golf Day

The annual Hunter Lords Taverners charity golf day will be held at Maitland Golf Club on the 2nd June. Tee off is 11 am. This Ambrose competition is a major event for the Tavs and deserves great support. So put it in your diary and get your team entered. Entry details are below Contact: John…

Nathan Off To UK

Cardiff-Boolaroo first grader Nathan Hillier will be travelling to the United Kingdom in the July school holidays. He will,however, not be a normal tourist. He is a member of the NSW Combined High Schools team that will be playing several matches in the Old Dart. Taverners chairman John McLaughlin presented Nathan with a cheque to…

Taverners v Taverners

Hunter Taverners completed the 2018-2019 cricket season with an intraclub match. This was played on the former Awaba Oval, now renamed the Robert “Dutchy” Holland Oval. For the record John Fryer’s Trunkies defeated Ian Hodge’s Rusties in a game that finished much closer than seemed midway through the Rusties innings. Both teams are pictured in…

Over 70 State Champions

The first-ever NSW Veterans State Over 70 cricket championships were held in Orange early in March. Four teams played over 3 days. Hunter Taverners combined with Central Coast players to form the Central Dynamos and they were too good for the Southern Stars in the final. John Fryer and skipper Phil Smith are featured above…