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1. Andy Leslie

Calendar Icon  16 April 2011 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1945 Passed Away 1964 Andy Leslie has been a household name in Petone since the 1970s, as Petone’s home-grown All Black captain. But the name was also very prominent from 1928 through to 1945, when Andy Leslie snr was an outstanding player for what was our very successful1st team.   Andy Leslie was in fact the first person to be appoi...

2. The Golden Years at Petone

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
In 1927 Jim Campbell, a Scottish immigrant who had played professional football in Edinburgh, joined the club which was then in the Senior B division. He was a robust centre half (centre back these days) with a booming voice and he dominated opposing forwards. Within three months of his arrival he was selected straight from club football to play fo...

3. Life Members

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours
 
Life Membership of the Petone Football Club is awarded in recognition of long and considerable service to the Club. Over the coming First Team home games we will be acknowledging our Life Members by publishing a brief bio about them and their contribution to the Club.   This week we are proud to be able to recognise the contributions of the late...

4. League Centurions

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours Board
 
First Team League Appearances 1934 Peter McVean 107 +   2009 Flora Nielsen 174   1935 Jimmy Campbell 102 +   2012 Nadine Bowen 142   1937 Syd Haines 162 + 1937 Andy Leslie 173 + 1938 Dave Craig 117 + 1959 Dave McKissock 105 ++ 1965 Rolf Stephan 106 ++ 1965 Alan Kearton 1...

5. International Representatives - Men

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours Board
 
Men's Senior Representatives 1927   Jim Campbell 1936   Syd Haines 1936-37   Andy Leslie 1951   Dave McKissock 1951-52   Jock Newall 1951-52   Bob Quickenden 1964   Tony Evans 1964   John Ryan 1980   Rudi Feitsma * 1980   Francis Phelan 1985   Grant Turner ...

6. 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 ...

7. The 1950s - Seeds of Growth

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
The 1949 Chatham Cup success led to a decade in which we won the Venus Shield for the 4th time, in 1952, and finished in the top four in six other seasons. There also emerged a core of junior players who were to form the nucleus of the 1st team for years to come, and a group of administrators who were to give great service to the club at junior man...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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...