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1. Life Member: Dave McKissock

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours
 
After each home game we publish a brief biography of one of our Life Members. This week we are proud to add Dave McKissock to our page.   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...

2. 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...

3. 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 ...

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. 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 ...