Player of the Week: Connor Thorn

This week’s Wanneroo DCC Player of the Week is Connor Thorn. He scored 211 @ 30.14 in U/15s in 2014-15, and will be looking to have a strong season in 2015-16.

Name: Connor Thorn
Age: 15
What is your nick name?: Thorny
Occupation: Student
Dream job: To do nothing
How long have you played at Wanneroo: 4 years
In The Movie Of My Life I’d Be Played By: Channing Tatum
What’s under your bed: Nothing
What’s your go-to fielding drill: Short catches with a partner
Which team do you look forward to playing the most and why: Perth, because I have a few mates in the team and it’s always good to give them a flogging
Most embarrassing moment on the cricket field: Walking out with 2 left handed gloves
What’s the first thing you think of in the morning: Why am I up
Favourite food: Hot Chips
Stranded On An Island, What Are Your 3 Essential Items?: Food, Water, A mate
When You Were Growing Up What Did You Want To Be: Professional cricket player
What Do You Normally Eat For Breakfast?: Vegemite on toast
What reality TV show would you win: The Bachelor
If you could meet one person dead or alive: Don Bradman
If you could be another teammate for a week who would it be and why: Jake Fawcett
If you could attend any sporting event in the world, what would it be: NBA playoffs
Favourite drink: Coke
Best bowling / highest score: 90
Favourite smell: Smell of hot chips
My Signature Dish Is: Bacon sandwich
Least favourite smell: Wet dog
When did you last take a catch to win a game: 2015 state school boys
My Most Treasured Possession/s: My phone
What book are you reading now: None
Favourite cricketer To Watch Growing Up: Ricky Ponting
One word to describe you: Outgoing
Who is the funniest teammate: Kyle Whitehurst
When did you last take the final wicket to win a game: Never
What I Don’t Find Amusing Is: When someone drops a catch
Favourite Holiday Destination: Singapore
My Last Meal Would Be: Hot Chips
Best practical joke you have seen: 30 cows in a field, 28 chickens, how many didn’t
What training drill do you dread the most?: Running between the wickets
Favourite Cartoon As A Kid: Simpsons
Scariest player at the Wanneroo: Aaron Summers
Favourite sport to watch: Alf
What is your favourite number: 6
Who is your dream date: Kate Upton
Favourite cricketer now: Adam Voges
Favourite band or musician: ASAP Ferg
Favourite magazine: Riptide
When did you last hit the winning runs in a game: Never have
What is your personal aim this season?: To be able to have the opportunity to play a grade game
What was your first car: Haven’t got one yet
What’s the most embarrassing song on your phone: Justin Bieber, baby
Funniest player at the Wanneroo: Kyle Whitehurst
What Would You Buy With Your Last $50: Food
If I could be one person for a day I would be: Mitch Johnson
Favourite movie: Happy Gilmore

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