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71. 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...

72. Future Football Stars On Show at Tournament

Calendar Icon  10 December 2013 Author Icon  Capital Football Category Icon  Events
 
The National Federation Talent Tournament kicks off this Saturday in Wellington with 380 of our top 14-16 year old players from around the country eager to showcase their skills in front of an impressive audience.   Junior and Young All Whites Coach Darren Bazeley and Young Football Ferns Coach Jitka Klimkova will be in Wellington for the tourna...

73. 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...

74. 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...

75. 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...

76. Season Review: Men's 4th team by Wayne Ebert

Calendar Icon  24 September 2015 Author Icon  Wayne Ebert Category Icon  Men's News
 
Finished: 6th Played:  18 Won: 6 Drew:  3 Lost:  9 Goals for:  35 Goals against:  54 Points:  21   We started the season with two main objectives. One was to help the 3rd team gain promotion. The other was to make sure we did not get relegated! Bit of a 50/50 split on how that turned out. (The 3rds ended up 4th). Our other aim was t...

77. Winter Season 2015: Week 19

Calendar Icon  12 August 2015 Author Icon  Comms Team Category Icon  Club News
 
Men's Football   Capital Premier Petone Reserves 2 (Alex Shepherd-Reynolds, Ben Feld) v Miramar 2   Capital 3 North Wellington 3 v Petone Thirds 1   Wairarapa 4 v Petone Fourths 2 (Josh Ebert, Mike Gendall)   Football writer of the year…Wayne Ebert   3pm on a Sunday in Masterton.....really!   With a fairly good side on paper, ...

78. 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...

79. 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...

80. 2014 Winter Season : Week 20

Calendar Icon  21 August 2014 Author Icon  Sam Boyd Category Icon  Club News
 
Central League Grant Plumbing Petone faced Lower Hutt in the local derby in Upper Hutt… Makes sense? Yes with Fraser Park becoming an actual muddy bog with every passing minute there was no option but to move the game to the turf at Maidstone Park. Both teams haven’t had great seasons so this was a chance for local shouting rights.   Petone...