A good turnout tonight to the Prizegiving where CEO Mark Medlicott emceed the event which was led off with a a season review by Board Chairman David Fisher who thanked the players, parents, umpires, club administrators, coaches, rep coaches, staff and his Board from last year and new board members this year for all their work over the past year. He touched on the challenges overcome with the new ‘Age & Stage’ formats across club and representative levels as well as congratulating all those who picked up awards tonight.

The awards were presented by Life Members Chris Galwey, John Davies and John Threlkeld and the Umpires Award by Les Elliott.


Individual Awards

 WARNER CUP for Outstanding club schoolboy cricketer of the year (JAB Yr 7 & 8):

Ollie Linton

 L NIXON CUP Outstanding South Canterbury player at the South Island schoolboy’s tournament:

Henry Scott – as captain he led South Canterbury into the finals where they finished 3rd. 10th in the tournament batting stats with 166 runs at 41.5 and he also took 7 wickets at 12.43, took 3 catches and had a run out assist to top off a great all round performance for the week.

SCCA Cup Best Player at Primary Yr 7 Tournament:

Harry Elliotte

NIXON TROPHY for Best Colts Grade player:

Lucas Histen – topped the bowling with 10 wickets @ 11.8 average and was second in the batting with 135 runs at an average of 33 and top score of 50*

EDDIE McEWEN MEMORIAL TROPHY for the Best Player Under 15 Years Tournament.

Toby Clemett – scored a century and a fifty at tournament and was selected for Canterbury Tri-series tournament

 MOA PUBLICATIONS CUP – Best Player at Under 17 Tournament

Ben Davenport – scored a fifty against the top side Canterbury Country and was then selected for Tri-series and Canterbury U17 team. Over the season he scored 7 x 50s on his way to 782 runs across all formats.

ROCKDALE KIA ORA TROPHY for Best Cricketer Under 21:

Mark Otley 30 club wickets at 12.73 with a best of 5-18 and 9 Senior Rep wickets at 20.00 with a best of 5-32.

WARD CUP for Best Player in all other grades other than Senior – change to Second Grade

Paul Coles – scored 465 runs for the season at an average of 66.43 including two centuries, one which was 200no.

WILLIAMS CUP for Club Bowler of the Year:

Mark Otley 30 club wickets at 12.73 with a best of 5-18.

SCCA Plaque – Senior CLUB Batsman of the Year:

Liam Beck 588 club runs at an average of 49 including one century and four fifties.

Senior Rep Bowler of the Year

Craig Hinton 11 wickets at 22 best of 4-70 in his final match.

Senior Rep batsman of the year

Matt Brown – 179 runs at 29.83 including two fifties with a high score of 66

JIM DAVIES CUP for Best Single senior performance or representative season:

Matt Brown 59 v Otago Country in the Hawke Cup when he opened and batted the entire innings and was the 10th wicket to fall.

PHIL D’AUVERGNE TROPHY for player who contributed most on and off the field for the senior rep team: Chosen by Coach and players.

 Phil Lill

  • 70 and 3 crucial wickets against North Otago
  • 40 odd not out to stave off outright loss against Otago Country
  • Filled in as wicket keeper against Southland
  • Provider of rubbish music and shit banter in changing rooms!!!
  • Groundsman whilst playing against Southland

Ernie Aitchieson Fair Play award on and off the field for youth cricketer:

This is for that all round boy, who does it all and might be a leader, or always at practice, or helps with grounds, management, etc.

Flynn Smith (Timaru CC and Timaru Boys CC) Flynn plays for TBHS White in the Colts Grade. He is always available and attends all trainings. He has also played for TBHS 1st X1 and for the South Canterbury Under 15 Rep side. Flynn will also play for any other team that is short of players. This season he has played for the Timaru Senior, Senior Reserve and Social teams. Flynn also helps to coach the Timaru JAB B1 team, attending the games on a Saturday morning. He has given up his time to complete the online and practical coaching courses required to coach a junior team. Flynn is a genuine team player who supports and encourages everyone. Flynn always gives 100% and takes his cricket very seriously. He loves cricket and has a deep understanding and knowledge of the game. Flynn is an asset to any team and club lucky enough to have him!

SCCUA GRAEME LOWRIE SPIRIT OF CRICKET AWARD for the senior cricketer who epitomizes the way the game should be played: Decided by Umpire

Liam Cotter for sportsmanship in the Roncalli v TBHS 1st XI match when he quickly told the official umpires the ball hadn’t carried to him in gully when many were unsure.

GRAEME BLANCHARD MEMORIAL TROPHY: For a youth cricketer who displays an excellent attitude on and off the field for fair play, a team player who inspires the spirit of cricket and has good work ethics.

Ben Cosgriff

Ben Cosgriff presented award by John Davies, Life Member.


Ben Cosgriff –  Ben has only just turned 17 and took 19 senior wickets at 25 in his first season of senior for Temuka, played for

SC U17, SC Emerging Players, and in the Canterbury U17 Tri-series and if he progresses at current rate we will be reading about his deeds for many years to come. A great lad on and off the field, always turning up for any practices or helping at any other club events, Ben is a very deserving winner of the Graeme Blanchard Memorial Trophy.

SOUTH CANTERBURY SUPPORTERS CLUB TROPHY – To player/Umpire/Administrator who contributes most on or off the field:

Cm Lundie

Cameron Lundie  – A stalwart of the Pleasant Point club and the person responsible for getting their adult grade club back up and running, Cam still plays senior cricket to a high standard, is an important member of the PPCC committee, while still looking after the bar, changing rooms and helping the groundsman prepare pitches for the numerous sides. Many of the off the field jobs wouldn’t be done without someone like Cam, and he takes this responsibility with him when attending other matches, whether Emerging Players for South Canterbury, or interacting with players at other clubs.

ALLAN EDGINTON TROPHY for Sports Personality of the year:

Craig Hinton

Craig Hinton – Craig retired this season from SC Rep team after 15 years in the side. One of the good guys around the traps and you never hear a bad word about him. He capped off his rep career as the leading bowler for SC this season, and last season featured in the SC Record 10th wicket partnership. Always available to come and help train bowlers at mid-winter practices or come to rep team trainings to help. He has captained Star for the last three seasons as well as being on their committee, and helping organise their teams.

This season he finished a long senior rep career as the leading bowler with 11 wickets at 22 best of 4-70 in his final match.

He played 68 matches for SC, 42 Hawke Cup, 24 one day and captained the side in two T20 matches against Canterbury A and Canterbury Country in the Mid Canterbury 150th anniversary tournament. He bowled nearly 1000 overs (927.4) and took 134 wickets at an economy rate of 3.2 including 5 five wicket bags with a best of 6-71 and also as a dogged No 11 adding a record unbeaten partnership for the 10th wicket of 122 last season with Dinesh de Silva scoring 24no but batting for 84 balls.

He has been a leader in the men’s game for many years, whether club or rep, at practices, on trips away as a driver, player and member of senior leadership team, and importantly brings the best values in a person to all his cricket and is a fitting winner of the Personality of the Year award.

Team Awards

  • NZ Cricket YR 7 & 8 Boys Cup – SC Tournament Winner: Waihi
  • NZ Cricket YR 7 & 8 Girls Shield – SC Tournament Winner: Craighead
  • Saturday Morning A Grade 1 Day Competition: Pleasant Point
  • Saturday Morning B Grade: Pleasant Point Thunder
  • COLTS Grade: Roncalli
  • SCCA Trophy Winner Senior Reserve/Second Grade A: Celtic / Geraldine
  • SC CRICKET SHIELD 20-20: Temuka
  • Woolworths Cup Runner Up in One Day Competition: Celtic
  • DAILY FREIGHT WAYS One Day Trophy – ROUND ROBIN WINNER: Pleasant Point
  • TWEEDY CUP: Pleasant Point

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