Concussion Expert Addresses Taverners

On 14th September Hunter Taverners held an concussion awareness dinner at the Cricketers Arms hotel in Cooks Hill. The guest speaker was Dr Sue Reid, whose particular specialty is in the area of musculoskeletal physiotherapy. For many years she has had an interest in all facets of concussion and has worked Newcastle neurologist professor Dr […]

Taverners’ Peterson House Raffle

The winners of prizes in the Peterson House raffle were: 1st 400 Voucher Peterson House – David Johnston 2nd $300 Voucher Blaxland Inn  – Mark Crameri 3rd Petersons Wine (1 dozen) – Peter Quirk Many thanks to Peterson House for their donation.

NSW Shield Winners Reunion

In 1983 the Sheffield Shield winning team was, for the first time, decided by a final. Western Australia were top of the home-and-away series and hosted NSW at the WACA. Against all the odds the NSW team emerged victorious in a see-sawing match. The NSW captain was Test player Rick McCosker, currently Patron of Hunter […]

Vale Graham Halton

  Vale Graham Halton Hunter Lord’s Taverners and the cricket community in general were saddened by the news that long-term member and team mate Graham Halton had died. Our condolences go out to his wonderful wife Jill. Graham had not been in the best of health, but still his passing was a shock. Graham and […]

Picnic Day 2021

Hunter Taverners held their first Picnic Day in May at Bill and Fe Shafer’s property. It proved to a great day in perfect weather. Over 40 people, comprising players, partners and children, celebrated the 20/21 season. Players who have played 100, 150 and 200 games for the Tavs were presented with caps embroidered with the […]

Hunter Taverners Junior Cricket Awards

Taverners members visited a number of junior cricket clubs to present awards to deserving players. The awards were in the form of $100 vouchers to spend at Kingsgrove Sports store in Newcastle. The players were nominated by their clubs. We hope to expand this program over future seasons. Alfie Ryan – Cricket Southern Lakes with […]

Hunter Taverners Life Members

Life Membership is the highest accolade that can be awarded to members of most organisations. Three life memberships were presented at the AGM. Rick McCosker has had a long involvement with the Taverners. His wise counsel and background work has been invaluable and his status in the cricket world raises the profile of our organisation. […]

Toronto First With Taverners Junior Awards

Pre COVID-19 Hunter Taverners conceived the idea of awarding cash vouchers to help junior cricketers who played with clubs in the Newcastle and Maitland Associations. Then the COVID restrictions caused clubs to abandon end-of-season awards presentations. However Australian Over 70s player John Fryer managed to catch up with Daniel Hutton and Meaghan Fealy at Ron […]

It’s On Again!

Put this in your calendar! Sunday May 3rd is the date for one of Hunter Taverners’ major fund-raising events, the charity golf day at the scenic Maitland Golf Club. Get a group together to play in this Ambrose event. Great golf ability is not a requisite but having fun and supporting a good cause is.  […]

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 […]