Awards

Stainton Cup

The Stainton Trophy is awarded for outstanding service to Taranaki Cricket. Percy Stainton was a notable New Plymouth identity who was Chairman of the New Plymouth Hospital Board and he had a strong interest in cricket. The estate of Percy Stainton donated the cup to TCA in 1969.

Previous Recipients:

1969 – Terry Dravitzki

1970 – Peter Allen

1971 – Ray Ireland

1972 – Leo Park

1973 – Leo Walsh

1974 – Harry Goodin

1975 – Brian Bellringer

1976 – Owen Balsom

1977 – Laurie Denton

1978 – Neville Sharpe

1979 – Roly Hughes

1980 – Doug Bell

1981 – Geoff Hall

1982 – Stan Copelin

1983 – Russell Leggat

1984 – Graeme Reardon

1985 – Phillip Elliott

1986 – Neville Frampton

1987 – Dave Wilson

1988 – Peter Plumtree

1989 – Ian Snook

1990 – Allistar Jordan

1991 – Thelma Luxton

1992 – Colin Greaves

1993 – Trevor Smith

1994 – Ralph West

1995 – Lyn Hotter

1996 – Jim Satherley

1997 – Shona Manton

1998 – Malcolm Peters

1999 – Thelma Luxton

2000 – Kim Mantle

2001 – Brian Bellringer

2002 – Jean Richards

2003 – Neil Sulzberger

2004 – Brent Lahood

2005 – Dinny Thomas

2006 – Brian Richards

2007 – John Pickering

2008 – Geoff Hall

2009 – Malcolm Greenhill

2010 – Ross Landon-Lane

2011 – Aimee Watkins

2012 – Maurice Shaw

2013 – Kerry O’Neill

2014 – Angela Buckland

2015 – David O’Sullivan

2016 – Brent Sharp

2017 – Don Stewart

2018 – Russell Wilson

2019 – Neville Frampton

2020 – Jamie Watkins

2021 – Roger Stachurski

2022 – Travis Stewart

2023 – Debu Banik

2024 – Ross Landon-Lane

Representative Awards

TARANAKI WOMEN PLAYER AWARDS 2023 – 2024

Jan Davies Trophy – Sportswoman of the Year: Christabel Chatonzwa

Hurley Family Trophy – Best Batswoman: Emily Cunningham

Angela Buckland Trophy – Best Bowler: Lucy Mitchell

Copelin Trophy – Most Improved Player: Cara Hollard

Players Player: Emily Cunningham

CLICK HERE for Previous Recipients – Taranaki Women Trophy Recipients

 

TARANAKI MEN PLAYER AWARDS 2023 – 2024

Baroid Cup – Emerging Player: Fianlay Barnes

McPherson Trophy – Players Player: Shay Smith

Parkinson Memorial Bowling Trophy: Jordan Gard

Les Jones Batting Cup: Bailey Wisnewski

CLICK HERE for Previous Recipients – Taranaki Men Trophy Recipients

Year Group Representative Awards

TARANAKI YEAR GROUP REPRESENTATIVE AWARDS 2022/2023

Congratulations to our year group representative teams who continually show commitment and sportsmanship on and off the field while playing at home and away at tournaments.

Congratulations to our Highest Run Scorer, Highest Wicket Taker, MVP, Sportsmanship Award of each team! Also, to our players that made Higher Honours!

YEAR 9&10 BOYS
Highest Run Scorer – Tommy Ingram
Highest Wicket Taker – Riley Staddon
Player’s Player – Cohen Riddick

YEAR 11&12 BOYS
Highest Run Scorer – Taene Nelley
Highest Wicket Taker – Ethan Staddon
Player’s Player – Asher Ryan

Taranaki Year 11&12 Boys – Five wicket haul – Ethan Staddon, Asher Ryan

CD U17 Representative – Taene Nelley, Asher Ryan, Jamie Ingram

Thanks to our coaches and managers for a successful season! Also to the parents for their support!

YEAR 9 & 10 GIRLS
Highest Run Scorer – Casey Duffey
Highest Wicket Taker – Bryanna Moir
Player’s Player – Bryanna Moir

YEAR 11 – 13 GIRLS
Highest Run Scorer – Charlotte Butler
Highest Wicket Taker – Cara Hollard
Player’s Player – Charlotte Butler

CD U19 Representatives: Sophie Campbell, Cara Hollard, Caitlin Marshall
CD U18 Representatives: Anika Scott, Zoe Ellerton-Kelly, Charlotte Butler.
CD U17 Representatives: Niamh Moriarty

Junior Development – Spirit of Cricket Award: Rheanna Mack

Junior Awards

BRUCE LIFFITON TROPHY – The Liffiton Cup is awarded to a junior cricket intermediate school player who exemplifies superior cricket ability and attainment. Also a person who shows great sportsmanship and is a valued team member both on and off the field.

Bruce Liffiton was heavily involved in Junior Representative Cricket in the 1980’s and 1990’s. During this time he donated the Liffiton Cup in recognition of the most outstanding Year 8 Representative Cricketer from the North Taranaki region. Bruce’s intentions for this award were to recognize the Year 8 Representative player who performed on the field in school and representative cricket. In addition, the player also demonstrated sportsmanship and an exemplary attitude on and off the cricket field.

Nominations are sought from Intermediate school coaches/clubs in November each year with the cup awarded in December.

Previous Recipients:

2004 – Warwick Millar

2005 – William Young

2006 – James McDougall

2007 – Samuel Fastier

2008 – Michael Blanks

2009 – Cameron Black

2010 – Bailey Wisnewski

2011 – Shaun Phillips

2012 – Robson Chapman

2013 – Jesse Vertongen

2014 – Jordan Gard

2015 – Jack Parker

2016 – Josh Elder

2017 – Chester Oldfield

2018 – Joshua Gard

2019 – Jackson Bigwood

2020 – Asher Ryan

2021 – Lenny Potter

2022 – Carter Herlihy

Senior Awards

FOX HALL TROPHY – Geoff (Fox) Hall dedicated his life to cricket, whether it was playing or coaching.  Geoff represented Taranaki from 1950 – 62. He later became selector for Taranaki from 1973-78, 1982-92 and again in 1995-96. Over many of these years Geoff was also the coach and is a Life Member of TCA. Geoff was a loyal and dedicated club man. With the passing of Geoff in 2011, the Hall family donated a trophy in his remembrance. The recipient of the trophy is “a loyal club person that has performed an outstanding feat with bat or ball in any men’s grade competition game”.

Previous Recipients:

2012 – Hayden Whiting

2013 – Dean Robinson

2014 – Jamie Watkins

2015 – Hayden McIntyre

2016 – Ryan Watson

2017 – Tom Bruce

2018 – Brent Youngson (read Brent’s story)

2019 – Aaron Zame

2020 – Jason Dombroski

2021 – Ryan Watson

2022 – Rob Northcott

2023 – Aaron Taylor

2024 – Grant Commerford

Coaching Awards

THELMA LUXTON TROPHY – The Thelma Trophy is an award for the ‘Most Promising Coach’ for  Junior Cricket. The coach that goes that extra mile, has good values and is fair minded.

Thelma has been a faithful servant of cricket since 1952, where she started as scorer for her school’s first XI boys’ cricket team and later became the official scorer of all games at Pukekura Park – including World Cup games, visiting international games and New Zealand Youth test. Thelma held roles of Secretary, Treasurer, Chairperson and the ‘make things happen person’ and is a life member of the Waitara Cricket Club. In 1991 and 1999 the Taranaki Cricket Association awarded her the Stainton Trophy for Services to Taranaki Cricket. Thelma received a Queen’s Service Medal in 2017 for services to the community and cricket.

Nominations are sought from Schools/Clubs/Junior Cricket coaches in March each year with the trophy presented at the end of the summer season.

Previous Recipients:

December 2008 – Daniel Price

March 2009 – Mark Luff

December 2009 – Brian Rattenbury

April 2010 – Scott Mueli

December 2010 – Stu Chapman

March 2011 – Jonathan Faulkner

December 2011 – Todd Burbidge

March 2012 – John Carr

2012/2013 – Patrick O’Donnell

2013/2014 – Nick Lelean

2014/2015 – Stu Marshall

2016/2017 – Jayson Vinsen

2017/2018 – Johnny McCullough

2018/2019 – Justin Whalley

2019/2020 – Sam Knox

2020/2021 – Jamie Brocklehurst

2021/2022 – Tim Connole

2022/2023 – Jadyn Hammond

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