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The Olly Cooley Medal is awarded to the best first grade player of the Western Australia Premier Cricket season.

In the 48 seasons since Tony Mann from Midland Guildford Cricket Club won the inaugural Olly Cooley for the 1976-77 season, which premier cricket club has had the most players who have won the prestigious Olly Cooley Medal?

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The Bill O’Reilly Medal is awarded to the best first grade player of the NSW Premier Cricket season.

In the 57 seasons since Bob Simpson won the inaugural Bill O’Reilly for the 1967-68 season, which premier cricket club has had the most players who have won the prestigious Bill O’Reilly Medal?

Hint – there are 3 clubs with the same number of Bill O’Reilly Medalists

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The Peter Burge Medal is awarded to the best first grade player of the Queensland Premier Cricket season.

In the 33 seasons since Harley Hammelman from South Brisbane Cricket Club and Robert McGhee from Toombul District Cricket Club were joint winners for the inaugural Peter Burge for the 1990-91 season, which premier cricket club has had the most players who have won the prestigious Peter Burge Medal?

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Can you name the wicket keepers who have played first class cricket (Sheffield Shield) for NSW since the start of the 1970-71 cricket season?

We have the following wicket keepers and keen to see if we have missed any.

Greg Dyer
Phil Emery
Matthew Gilkes
Craig Glassock
Brad Haddin
Baxter Holt
Jay Lenton
David Moore
Peter Nevill
Ray Phillips
Nathan Pilon
Steve Rixon
Daniel Smith
Brian Taber
Kerry Thompson

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Can you name the wicket keepers who have played first class cricket (Sheffield Shield) for Queensland since the start of the 1970-71 cricket season?

We have the following wicket keepers and keen to see if we have missed any.

Peter Anderson
John Bell
Peter Drinnen
Gavin Fitness
Chris Hartley
Ian Healy
John Maclean
Jimmy Peirson
Ray Phillips
Wade Seccombe

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3 months ago



First class cricket families in Australia.

Here’s a list we’ve compiled of the father and sons/daughters who have played first class cricket in Australia.

We may well have missed a few more so please if you know of other father and sons/daughters who've played first class cricket in Australian please share in the answers below.


Geoff Marsh - father (WA)
Shaun Marsh and Mitchell Marsh - sons (WA)

Peter Faulkner - father (Tasmania)
James Faulkner - son (Tasmania)

Sam Trimble - father (Qld)
Glenn Trimble - son (Qld)

Terry MacGill - father (WA)
Stuart MacGill - son (WA and NSW)

Ian Brayshaw - father (WA)
James Brayshaw - son (WA and Sth A)

Rod Marsh - father (WA)
Dan Marsh - son (Sth A and Tas)

Norm O’Neill - father (NSW)
Mark O’Neill - son (WA and NSW)

Alec Marks - father (NSW)
Neil Marks - son (NSW)

James Sutherland - father (Vic)
Will Sutherland - son and Annabelle Sutherland - daughter (Vic)

Craig McDermott - father (Qld)
Alistair McDermott - son (Qld) and Ben McDermott - son (Qld and Tas)

Darren Lehmann - father (Sth A and VIC)
Jake Lehmann - son (Sth A)

Wayne Broad - father (Qld)
Ryan Broad - son (Qld)

Steve Nikitaras - father (NSW and WA)
Blake Nikitaras - son (NSW)

Ned Gregory – father (NSW)
Syd Gregory – son (NSW)

Trevor Laughlin- father (Vic)
Ben Laughlin - son (Qld and Tas)

Richard Stobo - father (NSW)
Charlie Stobo - son (NSW and WA)

John Rogers - father (NSW)
Chris Rogers - son (WA and VIC)

Bruce Doolan - father (Tas)
Alex Doolan - son (Tas)

Len Maddocks - father ((Tas and VIC)
Ian Maddocks - son (Vic)

Bob Blewett - father (Sth A)
Greg Blewett - son (Sth A)

Jeff Hammond - father (Sth A)
Ashley Hammond - son (Sth A)

Dean Sayers - father (Sth A)
Chadd Sayers - son (Sth A)

Murray Goodwin - father (WA)
Jayden Goodwin - son (WA)

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3 months ago



Queensland and NSW are playing the last Sheffield Shield game of the 2023-24 season with NSW still a chance to make the final.

Over the years there's been many first class cricketers who have played for both Queensland NSW,

Here's our list of players so far. If you know of others please let us know.

Allan Border
Peter Clifford
Peter Forrest
Nathan Hauritz
Scott Henry
Usman Khawaja
Ray Phillips
Len Richardson
Greg Rowell
Gurinder Sandhu
Peter Taylor
Jeff Thomson
Shane Watson
Dirk Wellham

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3 months ago
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