WHATS HAPPENING AT MTO
- Our NDCC Club Captain this season again will be Clayton Waters. Clayts will ensure the culture is strong and assisting with training and functions. Well done Clayts!
- The SCA has now released their first draw for the season: the 1st Grade Kingsgrove Sports Twenty20 Cup. NDs is in the Sydney Thunder Conference, and the full draw can be viewed HERE.
- ND's Office Bearers for season 2017/18 are now listed on the Website, under the menu tab: "CONTACTS, and the list can also be viewed HERE.
- Hornsby Council has advised that with MTO's old sightscreens gone to the scrapyard, the new sightscreens are expected to be installed in the last week of August. Also advised is that the PCYC building (aka the red edifice) is scheduled to be opened in the last week of September, weather permitting.
MEET OUR COACHES AS THE CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP DEFENCE BEGINS
With preseason firing up, we are very excited to confirm our coaching structure for our Club Championship defence in season 2017/18.
This season’s line-up is our most comprehensive in many years, and we think provides ND's players with a fantastic structure to excel, introducing:
- Tim McMahon: Head Coach- Ben Davis: Assistant Coach (batting and fielding)- Steve Whitfield: Assistant Coach (spin bowling)- Phil Melville: Assistant Coach (seam bowling – lower grade focus)- Andrew Harriott: Poidevin-Gray Coach- Josh Miller: Green Shield Head Coach- Tom Felton: Green Shield Assistant Coach- Tony Porter: Strength and Conditioning Coach- Clayton Waters: Strength and Conditioning Coach and Junior Development Squad Coach- Ross Pawson: Strength and Conditioning Coach and Junior Development Squad Coach
We are lucky to have joining our playing ranks this season ex-NZ Test Fast Bowler, Ian Butler, who will be around training and helping to mentor our senior fast bowlers and help them with what it takes to make it in Professional Cricket.Pre-season training days are on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays – check the full preseason program on our Website for venues and times HERE.
REVISED NSW PREMIER CRICKET'S SCHEDULE RELEASED
NSW Premier Cricket has now released their revised program for season 2017-18. To see the full program (including Reps and Juniors), CLICK HERE.
The draws for all five Grades plus PGs and Green Shield are now being collated, and watch this space for any news about their release.