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71. Wally Hewitt

Calendar Icon  3 September 2011 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1965 Passed Away 2011 Wally Hewitt was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1925. At 17 years of age he played for Glentoran Olympic which was a feeder team for Glentoran in the Irish League.   In October 1948 he emigrated to New Zealand and joined the Petone club in 1949. A tall, rangy player affectionately known as ‘the big lad’, ...

72. Sue Pickering

Calendar Icon  20 April 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 2008 Sue joined the club in 1972 as a junior player and, the following year, as a 15 year old, she was a member of the club’s first women’s team playing in the Wellington Women’s Football Association competition. She was in the 1st team through until 1980.   She joined the club’s Women’s Committee in 1976 for three years, duri...

73. 2015 Petone FC Senior Awards

Calendar Icon  22 September 2015 Author Icon  Comms Team Category Icon  Senior News
 
Below is a list of the winners from Senior prize-giving held on the 12th September. It was a fabulous night that include a host of trophies, special awards and some interesting takes on the term "cocktail attire". It was a real privilege to honour Women's footballing legends Wendi Henderson and Maureen Jacobsen. Reiner Bauerfeind was the big winner...

74. David McKissock

Calendar Icon  14 May 2011 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1970 Passed Away 1985 Dave was born in 1923 in Kilmarnock, Scotland. He joined Petone in 1949 after a season with Railways, in which he had also played four games for New Zealand against Australia. He became captain of Petone from the inside right position, where his slightly built frame (1.7 m and 60 kgs), tricky footwork, and body swerve...

75. 2016 Senior Prizegiving awards

Calendar Icon  4 September 2016 Author Icon  Comms Team Category Icon  Club News
 
Congratulations to the nominees and winners of this year's awards at the Senior Prizegiving.  It was another great night in the clubrooms as both the men's and women's teams came together to celebrate the 2016 season.    Women's Team Awards Squire Trophy for Women's 1st Team - Player of the Year Charlotte Smith  Les Picker...

76. 2017 Senior Prizegiving Awards

Calendar Icon  10 September 2017 Author Icon  Comms team Category Icon  Club News
 
Congratulations to the nominees and winners of this year's awards at the Senior Prizegiving. Thank you to all of the players, coaches, Life Members, sponsors and supporters for making it such a great night.   Women's Team Awards Squire Trophy for Women's 1st Team - Player of the Year Libby Boobyer Les Pickering Cup for Women's...

77. Campbell Sutherland

Calendar Icon  18 August 2012 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1998 Campbell played his junior and representative football at Stop Out and then joined our club in 1973. He played as a full back in the second team for many years before moving into the third team and then finishing his playing career in the Pet Shop Boys team.   At the1973 Annual General Meeting (AGM), he was elected to the Managemen...

78. Graham Hickling

Calendar Icon  28 July 2012 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 2003 Graham joined club in 1958 as an 8 year old. He played in a team of boys who were coached by Dick Whittington right through until moving into senior football in 1967. Graham was selected in Hutt Valley under 14 and 16 age group teams.   He went on to play mainly second team football, although he did make 5 Central League appearance...

79. The 1960s - Consolidation at Memorial Park

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
Three major developments characterised the club’s progress through the 1960s: the move to the new Memorial Park, the building of the first football club gymnasium in Wellington in 1967, and the emergence of a strong Junior Management Committee which was to have a very significant impact on the club through to today.   Moving from just one grou...

80. Barry Pickering

Calendar Icon  1 September 2012 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 2006 Barry joined the club in 1963 as a 6 year old. He soon impressed and was selected in representative teams from an early age. He made his debut for the 1st team in 1973, with one game from the bench, but the following two seasons he was a 1st team regular, scoring 17 goals, before giving some compelling performances as a goalkeeper in ...