Player of the Week: Joshua Smith

This week’s Wanneroo DCC Player of the Week is Josh “J-Smooth” Smith. He took 29 poles in 3s last season, loves a steak, hates a triangle…

Name: Joshua Smith
Age: 24
Nickname: J Smooth
Occupation: Traveller
Dream job: Cricketer/Travel Writer
How long have you played at Wanneroo: 1 Year
In The Movie Of My Life I’d Be Played By: Leonardo DiCaprio
What’s under your bed: Sign from Sweden
What’s your go-to fielding drill: The Triangle
Which team do you look forward to playing the most and why: Joondalup, old club and the Rivalry
Most embarrassing moment on the cricket field: Getting hit in the head by backing up a ball thrown by Mitch Duncan at junior level, needed 7 stitches
What teammate is most likely to avoid paying for a round when you are out: Slods
What’s the first thing you think of in the morning: Is it the weekend yet?
Favourite food: Caesar Salad and a Steak
Stranded On An Island, What Are Your 3 Essential Items?: Football, Water, ?
When You Were Growing Up What Did You Want To Be: Cricketer
What Do You Normally Eat For Breakfast?: Weetbix
What reality TV show would you win: Big Brother
Is the glass half full or half empty: Half full
If you could meet one person dead or alive: Adolf Hitler, like to know what was going on in his mind!
If you could be another teammate for a week who would it be and why: Bobby, the salad!
If you could attend any sporting event in the world, what would it be: Football World Cup Final
Favourite drink: Dont mind a Choc Chill
Best bowling / highest score: 7/21 & 152
Favourite smell: Frangipanis
My Signature Dish Is: 2 Minute Noodles
Who’s the best dressed at the club: Leigh Millar
Least favourite smell: Christos Feet
When did you last take a catch to win a game: In my dreams
My Most Treasured Possession/s: Foam Roller
What book are you reading now: FHM
Favourite cricketer To Watch Growing Up: Nathan Astle
One word to describe you: Friendly
Who is the funniest teammate: Dicko
When did you last take the final wicket to win a game: Probably this year some stage, always cleaning up the tail
What I Don’t Find Amusing Is: Cyclists
Favourite Holiday Destination: Europe
My Last Meal Would Be: Nandos
What training drill do you dread the most?: None
Favourite Cartoon As A Kid: Simpsons
Favourite sport to watch: Cricket
What is your favourite number: 9
Who is your dream date: Em Ratajowski
Favourite cricketer now: Trent Boult
Favourite band or musician: Parkway Drive
Favourite magazine: Readers Digest
When did you last hit the winning runs in a game: Sometime this year
What was your first car: Holden Commodore Waggon/ Bunks
What’s the most embarrassing song on your phone: Sleep all day/ Party all night – Sean Kingston
Funniest player at the Wanneroo: Dicko
What Would You Buy With Your Last $50: Carton of Swanny D’s
If I could be one person for a day I would be: Owner of Barcelona FC!
Favourite movie: Lord of the Rings
What is your personal aim this season?: Play higher level cricket/ Win another flag

Training Thursday 17th September 2015

Training tonight, Thursday 17th September 2015, will be as follows:

5pm: Seniors, U/15s and U/17s fitness and fielding at Kingsway;
6.30pm: Drinks and dinner at the Ashby (theashbybarandbistro.com.au)

Both F&F training and the get together at the Ashby is mandatory. Contact Wayne (0459 207 212) if you cannot make it.

Bring a change of clothes if you do not wish to stink, and some cash for dinner for drinks. Buying drinks for the Website Administrator is not mandatory but it is encouraged.

Player of the Week: John Walter

This week’s Wanneroo DCC Player of the Week is John Walter. You won’t meet a nicer bloke. Here’s a thing or two you may or may not know about “Keith”:

Name: John Walter
Age: 25
Nickname: Keith
Occupation: Safety Officer
When You Were Growing Up What Did You Want To Be: Doctor
How long have you played at Wanneroo: Since 2010
In The Movie Of My Life I’d Be Played By: Ellen Degeneres
What’s under your bed: Cricket bag and dog hair
What’s your go-to fielding drill: More net bowling
Which team do you look forward to playing the most and why: Joondalup. Usually go well
What teammate is most likely to avoid paying for a round when you are out: Jake Fawcett
What’s the first thing you think of in the morning: I hate my alarm
Favourite food: Indian
What Do You Normally Eat For Breakfast?: Just Right
What reality TV show would you win: Wouldn’t be caught dead on one
If you could meet one person dead or alive: Keith Miller
If you could attend any sporting event in the world, what would it be: IPL Final
Favourite drink: Fat Yak
Best bowling / highest score: 9-24 / 76*
Favourite smell: Bacon
My Signature Dish Is: Chilli fusilli
Who’s the best dressed at the club: Gatko!
What book are you reading now: Game of Thrones
Favourite cricketer To Watch Growing Up: Warne
Best practical joke you have seen: Guy cut off boss’s mustache when he was passed out, wore it to next meeting!
What training drill do you dread the most?: Grid
Scariest player at the Wanneroo: Aaron Summers
Favourite sport to watch: Cricket
What is your favourite number: 87
Favourite cricketer now: Steve Smith
Favourite band or musician: Dave Grohl
When did you last hit the winning runs in a game: Willeton 2015
What is your personal aim this season?: To play
What was your first car: Toyota Corolla
What Would You Buy With Your Last $50: Whiskey
If I could be one person for a day I would be: Bilzerian
Favourite movie: Shawshank Redemption
Stranded On An Island, What Are Your 3 Essential Items?: Water, 2-way radio, Jessica Alba

JLT Sports Insurance

In recent news, Sports Insurance has come under scrutiny for claims falling short of expectations, so we are advising all players and volunteers of their Insurance coverage.

Wanneroo DCC have insurance with JLT Sports and all information regarding this is provided on the website link below.

http://cricket.jltsport.com.au/

Player of the Week: Bailey Nylander

This week’s Wanneroo DCC Player of the Week is Bailey Nylander. If your Fridge is on the fritz, he’s your man.

Name: Bailey Nylander
Age: 18
Nickname: Bay
Occupation: Airconditioning & Refrigeration Mechanic
Dream job: Playing cricket for Australia
How long have you played at Wanneroo: 2009
In The Movie Of My Life I’d Be Played By: Channing Tatum
Which team do you look forward to playing the most and why: Bayswater Morley because there is a bit of rivalry involved
Most embarrassing moment on the cricket field: Being caught out on my first ball against midland guildford then looking up and realising it was an above waist height no ball and was left half way down the wicket run out
What teammate is most likely to avoid paying for a round when you are out: Aaron Summers
Favourite food: Parmi
When You Were Growing Up What Did You Want To Be: School Teacher
What Do You Normally Eat For Breakfast?: Pasta with tomato sauce and cheese
What reality TV show would you win: The Block
If you could meet one person dead or alive: Kim Kardashian
If you could attend any sporting event in the world, what would it be: The Ashes at Lords
Favourite drink: Vodka redbull
Best bowling / highest score: 5/14 & 100
Favourite smell: Bacon
My Signature Dish Is: I don’t cook
Who’s the best dressed at the club: Greg Maher
Least favourite smell: Dog poo
When did you last take a catch to win a game: 15s
If you could be another teammate for a week who would it be and why: Aaron Summers so i could bowl to him so he realises how fun it is to face him

Player of the Week: Donavinn Fryer

This week’s Wanneroo Player of the Week is everyone’s favourite South African, Donny!

Name: Donavinn Fryer
Age: 25
How long have you played at Wanneroo: 3 Years
In The Movie Of My Life I’d Be Played By: Oscar
What’s your go-to fielding drill: Reaction drill
Which team do you look forward to playing the most and why: Joondalup
Occupation: Sales
Most embarrassing moment on the cricket field: Dropping 6 catching in a game
Dream job: Playing proffesional cricket
What teammate is most likely to avoid paying for a round when you are out: Marbo
What’s the first thing you think of in the morning: How many days left to the weekend
Favourite food: Potjiekos
Stranded On An Island, What Are Your 3 Essential Items?: Knife lighter and thongs
When You Were Growing Up What Did You Want To Be: Policeman
What Do You Normally Eat For Breakfast?: Egg & Toast
What reality TV show would you win: The Bachelor
Is the glass half full or half empty: Half Full
If you could meet one person dead or alive: Nelson Mandela
If you could attend any sporting event in the world, what would it be: Rugby WC Final
Favourite drink: Creme Soda
Best bowling / highest score: 6/43, 63
Favourite smell: Food
My Signature Dish Is: Steak sandwich
Who’s the best dressed at the club: Leigh Miller
Least favourite smell: Sweat
When did you last take a catch to win a game: Never
My Most Treasured Possession/s: My Passport
What book are you reading now: The Art of Loosing
Favourite cricketer To Watch Growing Up: Herchelle Gibbs
One word to describe you: Energetic
Who is the funniest teammate: Jimmy Di Carlo
When did you last take the final wicket to win a game: 2013/2014 season
Favourite Holiday Destination: Mauritius
My Last Meal Would Be: Biltong
What training drill do you dread the most?: Fitness drills
Favourite Cartoon As A Kid: Biker mice
Favourite sport to watch: Rugby Union
What is your favourite number: 15
What is your nick name?: Don
Favourite cricketer now: David Miller
Favourite band or musician: Aking
Favourite magazine: Knowledge
When did you last hit the winning runs in a game: when I was 15
What was your first car: Mazda 323
What’s the most embarrassing song on your phone: Vengaboys – Boom Boom
What Would You Buy With Your Last $50: Dinner
Favourite movie: We are Marshall
What is your personal aim this season?: Train hard and be better than last year

Player of the Week: Aaron Summers

This week’s Wanneroo Player of the Week is Aaron Summers, who bowls serious gas and has been known to get upstairs on occasion.  Is there more to Summers than meets the eye?  Or is there less?  Read on to take a trip into the mind of a fast bowler…

Name: Aaron Summers
Age: 19
Nickname: Summsy, Summers
Occupation: Warehouse Manager
Dream job: Pro Athlete , Being the boss of something and does nothing
How long have you played at Wanneroo: 6
What’s under your bed: Footballs, Clothes , Food Wrappers , Anything and Everything
What’s your go-to fielding drill: Chuck a ball at a stump
Which team do you look forward to playing the most and why: Either Bayswater or Joondalup – because i know a lot of boys from there and is always good to beat them.
What teammate is most likely to avoid paying for a round when you are out: Myself or one of the young blokes
What’s the first thing you think of in the morning: Food
Favourite food: KFC or Parmi
If you could meet one person dead or alive: Lance Franklin or Ben Cousins
If you could attend any sporting event in the world, what would it be: Cricket World Cup Final
Favourite drink: Aloe Vera
Best bowling / highest score: 7/64 and 83*
My Signature Dish Is: Beef Jerky
Who’s the best dressed at the club: Haven’t really checked out the boys
Least favourite smell: Fish
Favourite cricketer To Watch Growing Up: Watson
One word to describe you: Different
Who is the funniest teammate: Greg Maher
Favourite Holiday Destination: NZ or BALI
My Last Meal Would Be: Parmi or KFC Zinger Box
Who is your dream date: Madison Ivy
Favourite cricketer now: Mitch Johnson
Favourite magazine: Zoo
What is your personal aim this season?: Play 1’s
What was your first car: Subaru Liberty
What’s the most embarrassing song on your phone: Toni Basil – Mickey
What Would You Buy With Your Last $50: KFC Zinger Box, Chocolate
If I could be one person for a day I would be: Lance Franklin
Favourite movie: Equalizer
When did you last take the final wicket to win a game: Does a No Ball in the GF count?

Player of the Week: Rob Richards

This week’s Wanneroo Player of the Week is Rob Richards: He’s a burly, pasta loving, chaff-prone top order batsman set to make a big impact in 2015/16 both on and off the field:
Name: Rob Richards
Age: 25
Nickname: Richo
Occupation: Bricklayer
Dream job: NBA basketballer
How long have you played at Wanneroo: 3 seasons
Last Year’s Stats: 387 runs @ 38
In The Movie Of My Life I’d Be Played By: Brad Pitt
What’s your go-to fielding drill: slips catching / feilding board catching
Which team do you look forward to playing the most and why: Joondalup, because there my old side and strive to do well against them
Most embarrassing moment on the cricket field: Getting dad to bring chaffing cream out during one of my innings, dropping my whites and applying in the  middle of the field
What teammate is most likely to avoid paying for a round when you are out: Jake Fawcett
What’s the first thing you think of in the morning: What’s for breakfast
Favourite food: Pasta
What Do You Normally Eat For Breakfast?: Eggs or tinned spaghetti
What reality TV show would you win: The Voice
If you could be another teammate for a week who would it be and why: Kyle Millar, so I could run the fleets
Best bowling / highest score: 6/27 , 176*
Favourite smell: BBQ
Who’s the best dressed at the club: Leigh Millar
Least favourite smell: Sweaty cricket gear
Favourite cricketer To Watch Growing Up: Ricky Ponting
What I Don’t Find Amusing Is: Comedy movies
What training drill do you dread the most?: Beep test
Scariest player at the Wanneroo: Greg Maher
Who is your dream date: Delta White
Favourite cricketer now: AB DeVilliers
Favourite band or musician: Wolf Alice
Favourite magazine: Dolly
What is your personal aim this season?: Win a First Grade Premiership
What was your first car: Commodore
What’s the most embarrassing song on your phone: Thank you India – Alanis Morrisette
Funniest player at the Wanneroo: Kyle Millar
If I could be one person for a day I would be: Lebron James
Favourite movie: Primal fear
What Would You Buy With Your Last $50: Carton of Export

Pre-Season Training: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays

Pre-Season Training is on every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm at Wanneroo Districts Cricket Club, as well as 9:30am Sunday mornings.

New players welcome!

If you can’t make a session, you must notify Wayne Pearson (0459 207 212) or Sean King (0439 935 669).