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11. The Blairs – Four Generations!

Calendar Icon  27 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
It should not come as a surprise to any readers that this season we have had four players gracing our 1st team with the surname of Blair. Three brothers: Jono, Cameron and Morgan; and their cousin: Mitchell. We have had sets of two and three brothers selected in the same 1st team before, we’ve had five Ryan brothers (Tom, John – a centurion, Jo...

12. Petone - The Home of Wellington Football

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
Petone was at the heart of the beginnings of football in the Wellington region. The Petone Wanderers club played and won the first ever match (against Wellington Rovers) in 1889 and hosted the second match, also against Rovers, at a pitch virtually on the site of Petone Pak‘nSave, one of our sponsors.   A year later, the Wellington Football As...

13. 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...

14. The 1940s - The Fall and the Rise

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
After the grand success of winning the Division One championship in 1939, Petone had a mixed season in 1940, the Petone Borough’s centennial year. The team lost most first round games but then had an unbeaten run in the second round of matches. But World War II was starting to impact on the club with players that had enlisted in the armed forces ...

15. Petone bundle Lower Hutt out of Chatham Cup

Calendar Icon  17 May 2017 Author Icon  Comms team Category Icon  Club News
 
Petone FC is a club with a proud history. Three times Chatham Cup winners in their heyday. Today they are rebuilding in Wellington’s second division, Capital Premier. But they gave their club a real shot in the arm on Saturday, sealing a come-from-behind win in the Chatham Cup against cross-city rivals Lower Hutt in front of a packed clubrooms. ...

16. 2014 Winter Season : Week 19

Calendar Icon  14 August 2014 Author Icon  Sam Boyd Category Icon  Club News
 
Our First team is starting to get a bit of a wet sail, the Reserves are getting some well deserved wins, Tall Poppy Petone fancy a big cup run and the Juniors keep on scoring and smiling! It’s time to grab the last week and review it!   Central League At the earlier kick off time of 1pm, Grant Plumbing Petone took on Napier City Rovers at Mem...

17. John Bradbury

Calendar Icon  14 July 2012 Author Icon  Various Contributors Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1975 John joined the club as a 7 year old in 1953. He was given a half-game each week in the under-12s or junior 6th grade, (our only other team were under-16s), coached by 1949 “Settlers” fullback Bob Reid. John's father managed the side and John’s major contribution was (at a time when many people didn’t have phones) cycling to G...

18. Winter Season 2015: Week 15

Calendar Icon  15 July 2015 Author Icon  Comms team Category Icon  Club News
 
Mens Football   Central League   Palmerston North Marist 0 v Grant Plumbing Petone 2 (Reiner Bauerfiend, Alex Shepherd-Reynolds)   Deputy Chairman Rob Houghton headed up to witness a ho-hum, low-key victory…   The game was played at Memorial Park which I have always thought has a good feel about it, a sort of gladiatorial atmosphere b...