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71. 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...

72. 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...

73. 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...

74. 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 ...

75. Phil Pickering

Calendar Icon  9 June 2012 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1989 Phil joined the club’s junior ranks in 1959 and went on to represent Hutt Valley from under 12 through to under 16 age groups from 1962 through to 1967.   As a 17 year old, he became a junior team coach (and ‘Mr Pickering’ to a wide range of youngsters) for about 10 years, and was also a junior management committee member (in...

76. New Life Member

Calendar Icon  4 December 2012 Author Icon  Craig Deadman Category Icon  Honours
 
I have great pleasure in announcing that Ray Bell was awarded Life Membership at last week's AGM. Ray joins a very elite group and this honour was thoroughly deserved. On behalf of the Management Committee, other Life Members and the entire club, congratulations Ray on this wonderful achievement and thank you for your outstanding contribution to Pe...

77. Duane Smith

Calendar Icon  18 December 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Club News
 
It is with great sadness that we advise the sudden death late last week of club member Duane Smith. Duane was an ex junior and returned to the club several years ago where he was closely associated with The Dreamers and supported many of our club functions. He was also a passionate supporter of West Tigers and was nearly always seen in a Tigers shi...

78. Men's Results

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Men's Results
 
Results week ending 12 July 2015   Central League Grant Plumbing Petone A   2   v   0   Palmerston North Marist    PWDLGFGAPts Napier City Rovers 12 11 0 1 53 12 33 Western Suburbs 12 8 1 3 33 18 25 Wairarapa United 11 8 0 3 31 21 24 Petone FC 13 7 2 4 24 18 2...

79. Winter Season 2015: Week 7

Calendar Icon  20 May 2015 Author Icon  Comms team Category Icon  Club News
 
Men's Football   Central League Grant Plumbing Petone 1 (Rich McLay) v Stop Out 2   Sam Boyd and friends watched from the balcony whilst enjoying a cold Dutch beer or two...   With a host of cancellations running terror on Wellington football a good crowd turned up to watch this Central League clash. Petone came into the match in good for...

80. Foundation Year Clarified

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  History
 
New and exhaustive historical research has enabled us now to be absolutely certain that our Club commenced as Petone AFC in the 1898 season. Previously, information that had been available pointed to the Club having been founded in 1889 as the Petone Wanderers and then having amalgamated with Wellington Rowing Club to become United AFC in 1892. Aft...