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Team of the Century. Nomination and Selection Criteria The criterion for nomination was: — At least five years representation in the G.P.C.C. 1st XI.

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1 Team of the Century

2 Nomination and Selection Criteria The criterion for nomination was: — At least five years representation in the G.P.C.C. 1st XI. The criteria for selection was: — Outstanding success for the G.P.C.C. as well as representative games including Country Week, and other representative games including Internationals, District/Premier Cricket and State Cricket as well as, — Golden Point C.C. Best and Fairest winners, — Cleary Medal winners. Team of the Century

3 Selection Panel Steve Bathurst Robert Gordon Robert Hook (Chair) Graeme Lee Geoff McRae Team of the Century

4 Vin Cahill Team of the Century — Right hand Batsman — 170 games for G.P.C.C. — Prolific scorer of about 6500 runs in 1 st XI — Four centuries — 1 st XI Captain two years — Member 1959/ st XI Premiership team — Played against the M.C.C., South Africa and Victoria — Represented Ballarat at Melbourne Country Week 16 times

5 Ron Furlong — Left hand Batsman — Wicketkeeper — Member 1954/ st XI Premiership Team — Played for Melbourne District Cricket Club Fitzroy 1 st XI for 14 years including nine centuries — Victorian State Representative 1956/1957 to 1962/1963 — Played 31 State matches making 1722 runs at — Represented Ballarat at Melbourne Country Week in four games average Team of the Century

6 Don Jacobsson — Right hand Batsman and Medium Pace Bowler — st XI games — 4264 runs at including two centuries — 103 wickets at — 1986/1987 & 1988/ st XI Premiership player — Winner Best Player in 1 st XI four times — Won 1 st XI batting average three times bowling average once — V.C.C.L. Team Representative — Represented Ballarat at Melbourne Country Week seven times Team of the Century

7 Damian Klein — Right hand Batsman and left hand Bowler — st XI games — 3204 runs at including four centuries — 18 wickets at — Captain Coach for two years — Member 2001/ st XI Premiership team — Won 1 st XI batting average once — Represented Ballarat at Melbourne Country Week three times Team of the Century

8 Neil Lee — Right hand opening Fast Bowler and Batsman — 590 wickets at including three hat-tricks — 3683 runs at including 14 half centuries — Captain Coach for four years — 1986/87, 1988/89 & 2001/02 1 st XI Premiership player — E.J. Cleary Medallist 1989/90 and 1990/91 — Club Champion thrice & 1 st XI Best Player eight times — Won 1 st XI batting thrice and bowling 11 times — Played against Victorian State Team — Represented Ballarat at Melbourne Country Week eight times Team of the Century

9 Peter Le Lievre — Right hand Batsman — st XI games — 6525 runs at including four Centuries — Captain Coach 12 years — 1986/87 & 1988/89 1 st XI Premiership player — Runner Up E.J. Cleary Medal — Winner Club Championship once — Won 1 st XI Best Player five times — Won 1 st XI batting average four times — Represented Ballarat at Melbourne Country Week eight times Team of the Century

10 Arthur Meiklejohn — Right hand Batsman and Leg Spin Bowler — Commenced playing for Golden Point 1933 — Over 1000 wickets in the 1 st XI — Around 4000 runs for 1 st XI — Best bowling of 10 for 83 — Captain 1 st XI for about 15 years — 1937/38, 1954/55 & 1959/60 1 st XI Premiership player — Played against M.C.C. and South Africa — Represented Ballarat at Melbourne Country Week 16 times Team of the Century

11 Steve O’Loughlin — Right hand Batsman and Medium Pace Bowler — st XI games* — 3635 runs at including three centuries — 112 wickets at including one hat-trick — Captain 1 st XI four years — Captain Coach three years — 2001/02 1 st XI Premiership player — Neil Lee Medallist — Won 1 st XI batting average and bowling average once Team of the Century

12 Robert Orr — Right hand Fast Bowler and left hand Batsman — st XI games — 352 wickets at including best figures of 7/36 — 1494 runs at — 1986/87 & 1988/89 1 st XI Premiership player — Winner E.J. Cleary Medal 1993/94 — Won 1 st XI bowling average five times — Played against Victorian State Team — Member Victorian Country Team 1989/90 & 1990/91 — Represented Ballarat at Melbourne Country Week nine times Team of the Century

13 Max Smith — Right hand Fast Bowler and Batsman — More than 700 wickets in 1 st XI, best bowling 9 for 6 — Captain 1 st XI for two years — 1954/ /60 1 st XI Premiership player — Won 1 st XI bowling average at least 10 times — Played Melbourne District Cricket with Essendon 1 st XI with best bowling of 5 for 8 — Played against M.C.C. twice, West Indies and South Africa — Represented Ballarat at Melbourne Country Week 18 times Team of the Century

14 Eric Stephens — Right hand Batsman and Medium Pace Bowler — Played about 60 1 st XI games — Scored around 1750 runs at 41 including one century — Took around 104 wickets at 9 — 1954/55 1 st XI Premiership player — Played against South Africa — Represented Ballarat at Melbourne Country Week on several occasions Team of the Century

15 William Stubbs — Right hand Batsman and Opening Bowler — Played around 80 1 st XI games — Played in the 1 st XI between 1910 and 1925 — Scored around 1900 Runs at 17 — Took around 140 wickets at 17 — During season 1923/24 he took 32 wickets at — 1910/11 1 st XI Premiership player — Played against the M.C.C. and the Victorian State Team — Played his last game for the 1 st XI in 1941 aged 62 Team of the Century

16 Golden Point Cricket Club Team of the Century


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