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51. The 1960s - Consolidation at Memorial Park

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
Three major developments characterised the club’s progress through the 1960s: the move to the new Memorial Park, the building of the first football club gymnasium in Wellington in 1967, and the emergence of a strong Junior Management Committee which was to have a very significant impact on the club through to today.   Moving from just one grou...

52. The 1970s - Strength and Innovation

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
The 1970s were the years in which we really emerged as a stable, well-managed club with the best facilities in Wellington. But those qualities didn’t just happen – they resulted from determined efforts to entice, encourage and empower people to manage and lead the club and to shape its future. It is no coincidence that all of our current life m...

53. 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...

54. History

Calendar Icon  27 August 2013 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  History
 
Petone Football Club, was formed as Petone AFC in 1898, and while two other clubs can trace their roots back earlier than this, Petone is the oldest football club in Wellington to survive in its original form without amalgamation. The Club has been at its current base at Memorial Park since 1961.    ...

55. Saturday 31 August

Calendar Icon  30 August 2013 Author Icon  Sam Boyd Category Icon  Events
 
We have another boomer day tomorrow at Petone Football Club. We start with the 13th grade finals on the main turf from 9am. Plenty of games on Sladden Park and a special visit from some of the Wellington Phoenix players as part of the from 9.45-11.00am. The U19's will be running a BBQ from around 10am. 2.30pm sees Grant Plumbing Petone play Olympi...

56. Western Suburbs Football Fling 2013

Calendar Icon  11 September 2013 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Junior News
 
Over the weekend of 7 & 8 September, 13 Petone FC teams took part in the Western Suburbs Football Fling 2013, held at Endeavour Park in Whitby. The tournament attracted over 900 children from around the Wellington region, with grades 7-10 playing on Saturday and grades 11 and 12 on Sunday.   /p> The weekend’s weather managed to play its p...

57. Petone players picked for NZF National Talent Centre

Calendar Icon  9 September 2013 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Player News
 
Congratulations to Jack Healy and Grant Baker from Petone's 12th grade who have been selected to attend New Zealand Football's National Talent Centre (NTC) programme running for a week in October. This is a huge achievement so well done boys!...

58. 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.  ...

59. 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...

60. Former Lower Hutt player now shining for Serbia

Calendar Icon  5 October 2013 Author Icon  Dominion Post Category Icon  Player News
 
Source:   A former Lower Hutt schoolgirl is eyeing a professional football career after making the Serbian under-19 team.   Jana Radosavljevic, 16, went to Waterloo School for five years before returning to her native Serbia with her family in February 2006.   While living in Lower Hutt she played for the Petone Pioneers.   "I would li...