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1. Tony Hilton

Calendar Icon  5 May 2012 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1998 Passed Away 1999 Tony Hilton joined the club in 1952 and played as goalkeeper for the junior 6th (under 12) team. Tony’s uncle Otto was at that time on the club’s management committee, and his father, Arthur, also joined that committee in 1954. Tony played junior football for 4 years and later also filled in for lower grade men’...

2. Jan Hilton

Calendar Icon  3 August 2018 Author Icon  Executive Committee Category Icon  Club News
 
It is with sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Janice (Jan) Hilton, wife of former life member Tony Hilton, who passed away earlier this week. The Executive Committee and club members extend our sincere condolences to Philip and Mary, Steve and Jane and families for their loss.   The Hilton family has a long association with Petone FC dat...

3. Life Member: Tony Hilton

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours
 
Tony Hilton joined the club in 1952 and played as goalkeeper for the junior 6th (under 12) team. Tony’s uncle Otto was at that time on the club’s management committee, and his father, Arthur, also joined that committee in 1954. Tony played junior football for 4 years and later also filled in for lower grade men’s teams while he was at college...

4. Otto Hilton

Calendar Icon  11 June 2011 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1960 Passed Away 1965 Otto Hilton was born in 1912 and went on to play senior club football in Austria and Czechoslovakia, representing the Czech Army team in 1936-39. He immigrated to New Zealand from a war-threatened Europe in 1939 and, after a period of refereeing, joined Petone in 1950 – attracted by the club’s Chatham Cup winning ...

5. 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...

6. Congratulations to our newest members of the 1st Team Centurions Club

Calendar Icon  17 May 2013 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours
 
Thanks to everyone who supported our Old Timers’ Day last Saturday. The Clubrooms were full for most of the afternoon and the entertainment later in the evening capped off a great day. It was a pleasure to see tankards presented to five former players among those who achieved 100 or more 1st team league games many years ago. This was made possibl...

7. Looking For: Hilton Petone Tournament Volunteers

Calendar Icon  6 December 2013 Author Icon  Sam Boyd Category Icon  Club News
 
The Hilton Petone Tournament is creeping up very quickly on us again. This is a tournament Petone Football Club has run for over 50 years and we are well underway on planning for the 2014 edition. Are you or anyone you know interested in helping out with the running of the tournament? We need people to help with set up/takedown of grounds, giving r...

8. 2013 Petone FC Club Awards

Calendar Icon  1 September 2013 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours
 
A big thank you to all who joined us on Saturday night for the 2013 Petone FC Prizegiving. It was a fantastic night with a few laughs, great music and Special thanks must go out to Chris Greenacre for coming along, giving us all an insight into what it is like to be a professional footballer, handing out awards and putting himself in harms way.  ...

9. Hilton Petone Results

Calendar Icon  2 March 2015 Author Icon  Barry Pickering Category Icon  Club News
 
  You can check out the results from last two days plus the draw for this coming weekend on the  page.   Division Two has now entered the knock out phase. A reminder that in the event of a draw after 90 minutes it is straight to penalties. There are three Division Two friendlies this weekend so that all teams get a minimum of four games. The...

10. 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...