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71. 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...

72. 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...

73. 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...

74. 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, ...

75. 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...

76. 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...

77. 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...

78. Winter Season 2015: Week 14

Calendar Icon  8 July 2015 Author Icon  Comms team Category Icon  Club News
 
Mens Football   Central League Grant Plumbing Petone 4 (Van Elia 2, David Lane, Jordan Pickering) v Wairarapa 3   Communications manager and technical whizz Dan Whittington watched a stunning match…   Wow. Where to start? This has to have been one of the most memorable Grant Plumbing Petone games I have been around to witness.Right from...

79. Steve Minogue

Calendar Icon  2 June 2012 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1986 Steve joined the club as a nine-year-old in 1960, playing his first game on the then newly commissioned Memorial Park No. 1 ground. He soon found his niche as a left wing and moved through the age grades until commencing senior football in 1968.   In 1971 Steve started in administration as secretary of the inaugural supporters’ c...

80. 2014 Winter Season: Week 6

Calendar Icon  12 May 2014 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Club News
 
What a busy weekend that was! We had teams competing in tournaments, a handful of all-Petone clashes, and the first round of the Chatham Cup.   Chatham Cup Grant Plumbing Petone travelled to Whitby for their first round match up with Western Suburbs. In what was a pretty flat game, Western Suburbs looked like the better team early on causing us...