2017/18 Season Newsletter #1

The first week of the season is upon us and it has been a busy week at Burnside Park with the grass practice nets open, AGM, and final preparations for the first day of the season.

This week news:

  • AGM – Election of Officers, Peter Burke Stepping down, Jerry Cross becomes a life member
  • Premier Men’s side captain names – Carl Huyser
  • The weeks draws


The Annual General Meeting was held this week and following appointments of officers was confirmed:

  • Chairman – David Robertson
  • Secretary – Gareth Gibson
  • Treasurer – Doug Allcock
  • Jordan Buchanan joins the committee


Peter Burke, left, receives a token our appreciation from Chairman Dave Robertson

Peter Burke stands down from the committee and was thanked for his enormous contribution to BWCUCC as well as Junior Cricket in Canterbury.

Peter joined the club in 1993/94, became a life in member of the club in 2012 and was recognised for his work by New Zealand cricket in 2016. You can read more about Peter’s contribution here Peter Burke



As announced at the Prizegiving,  Jerry Cross was formally elected a life Member of the club. Jerry has be recovering from knee surgery and not able to attend the AGM, one of the few occasions in the 40 odd years of support, we look forward to seeing him around the club and which him a speedy recovery.


Premier Men’s

Carl Huyser – Premier Men’s Captain 2017/18

Carl Huyser has been appointed as the Captain of the Premier Men’s side, it was proud moment for Carl who has been involved in the club for 10 years.

Carl is a hard hitting opening batsman who often has his brother Tinus Huyser opening the batting at the top of the order.

The Premier Men’s are playing at Burnside Park this weekend in a 2 day match vs East Christchurch Shirley.



This weekend draws

The quickest and easiest was to see where our club teams are playing is to head over to our website and click on ‘Results and Fixtures’ and then draws – but here is the link:


Good luck for opening weekend.


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