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…

Lord’s Taverners Australia Conference

Hunter Chairman John McLaughlin, his wife Judith, Secretary Mark Crameri and President Cathie Black represented Hunter Branch at the Lord’s Taverners Australia annual conference. The conference was held in Canberra in February and gave the branches across Australia the chance to discuss all aspects of current operations and future directions. It was not all work…

All Abilities Sports Coaching Game

Hunter Lord’s Taverners combined with Toby Kable’s All Abilities Sports Coaching to provide a playing opportunity for his clients. The venue was Victoria Park East Maitland and was followed by the annual T20 match between HLT and Maitland. Lord’s Taverners Australia supports cricket for the deaf, blind and intellectually handicapped and HLT is happy to…