News – 24 November 2019

Our New Constitution

On Wednesday (20 November), a Special General Meeting of our Club approved the adoption of a new Constitution

We were Incorporated way back on 7th November 1994 and our Constitution was the Model form dated 1984. The World is a lot different now and we had to me it current. Barry McDonald pulled this together and on Wednesday it was adopted at a Special General Meeting of the Club.

Association News

Dates for the calendar

  • T20 senior GF – 8th December 2019
  • Christmas / New Year break:
    • Juniors – 14th December. Start back 1st February
    • Seniors – 21st December. Start back 11th January
  • Junior Semi Finals – 8th March 2020
  • Junior Grand Finals – 15th March
  • Senior Semi Finals – 7th & 14th March
  • Senior Grand Final – 21st & 22nd March

Helmet Policy

Cricket Australia and Cricket NSW have recently sent communication regarding the wearing of helmets when:

  • Batting against medium to fast bowlers
  • Keeping up to the stumps
  • Fielding close to the bat

HK&HDCA strongly recommend that all players follow the Cricket Australia helmet policy. This should only be an issue for Seniors as the wearing of helmets in Juniors is compulsory.

Refer to the CA website for details: here

Hessian covers

The Hessian covers at Turramurra Oval and The Glade are at best no use. They are now being thrown out replaced with ABC Tarps that also have eyelets.

T20 Grand Finals

Our Grand Finalists 1st Grade (A2 Red) & 5th Grade (D1) play the Grand Final on Sunday 8th December. Details have yet to be advised but what we do know is:

  • 1st Grade (A2 – Andy) Vs Berowra (A1)
  • 5th Grade (Rob) Vs Glenorie District

Details about grounds and times will follow once known.

Greenway Park Community Centre development

It has been a while coming but we are getting close to getting construction underway for the construction of the Community facility at Greenway Park. Key outcomes so far are:

  • The DA has been approved by Council
  • Of the $2.7m approved, $900K has been spent on the top Oval
  • The Geo-technical assessment has been completed for the building to be located on the grassed bank
  • Building starts in around 4 – 6 weeks with a target date completion of March 2020

Girls cricket


WPHC (Annetts) 7/93 lost to Normanhurst-Warrawee 3/133


WPHC (Stalakher) 4/93 lost to Castle Hill RSL 2/96


Competition table

WPHC (Stalakher) – 4th

WPHC (Annetts) – 5th

Dates to look out for are:

  • Summer Comp Semi Finals – 23rd November
  • Grand Final – 30th November

Sixers League

WPHC (Perry) 0/50 defeated Thornleigh 4/48

WPHC (Healy) 5/152 defeated Castle Hill RSL Lightning 5/108

Competition table

WPHC (Healy) – 1st

WPHC (Perry) – 3rd

Juniors Boys

After the current Round (23rd November) are:

Round highlights


  • No major personal achievements this week


  • 4/10 – Jash Shah (U15/16) Vs Glenorie

Team standings

After the Round, our latest Team standings are:

  • U15 & U16s – Orange =1st (1st on quotient); Blue 6th;  White 8th ; Red 11th
  • U14s – Red =2nd (2nd); Purple =4th ; Orange 6th; Blue – 8th; Green – =9th (11th)
  • U13s – Green =5th (5th); Blue 8th; Red – 9th ; White – =10th (10th)
  • U12s – Blue =1st (1st); Green – 7th ; Orange 15th; Gold 18th; Red 20th
  • U11s – Blue 2nd; Gold 6th ; Orange =7th (8th); Red =10th (11th); Green – 13th
  • U8s to U10s – no competition points allocated

Seniors (All Age)

Round 6 (Day 2) highlights:


  • 101 runs – Dinesh De Silva (B2) scored our 489th ton Vs Sydney Lions @ Annangrove


  • A1 Grade rolled Kissing Point for a new record low opposition score of 44
  • C3 had a come from behind win to posy 7/293
  • D1 Red also had a come from behind win against the top placed Team.

Personal Achievements / Milestones

The Home page of the website has an update of personal Milestones – who has an approaching milestone and who achieved one. The system is now working and each week we will have the latest updates on performances.

Match Reports

Match Reports of every game are on the Match Report section of the website.


Seniors Train at the WPH Sports Club nets on Wednesday and Fridays between 5.00 pm and dusk.

Points table

After 6 Rounds, Team standings follow:

  • A1 – 7th
  • A2:
    • Red (Andy) – 4th
    • Blue (Gunny) – 1st
  • B1 – 2nd
  • B2 – =4th  (4th on quotient)
  • C1:
    • Red (Phill) –= 2nd (2nd)
    • Blue (Fieds) – =4th (5th)
  • C2 – =5th (5th)
  • C3 – 1st
  • D1:
    • Red (Diggers) – 7th
    • Blue (Rob) – 8th
  • D2 – =1st (1st)