Chapter Six (1980s – 2000s)

NSCC History

A Name Change Prior to the start of the 1987-88 season the Club underwent a further name change. This was brought about as a result of an amalgamation between Northern Districts and Bolwarra (formerly Black Hill) Cricket Clubs. The name adopted by the new Club was “Northern Suburbs Cricket Club”. Background of Bolwarra Club From […]

Chapter Five (1970s – 1980s)

NSCC History

John Cox John Cox had the unenviable task of taking over as first grade captain from Col Johnston when the latter stepped down at the end of the 1964-65 season. John came to the Club in 1963-64 with quite a considerable background of experience. He had started his cricket career in the Upper Hunter. In 1947 […]

Chapter Four (1960s – 1970s)

Another Club Reunion The Club decided to hold a reunion in 1960 “to mark the Club’s 50th season in the Maitland competition”. The notion that the Club would be fifty years old was a mistaken one based on the misconception that the Club was founded in 1909 when actually the correct date was 1903. For […]

Chapter Three (1940s – 1950s)

NSCC History

A New Beginning Northern Division Club had originally been formed back in 1903 when district cricket was introduced. Even after this system was abandoned in 1911, the Club still continued on with the same name. In 1947 the Association once again introduced a district system of cricket, whereby players were obliged to play with the […]

Chapter Two (1920s – 1930s)

NSCC History

A Story of Three Shields Hanging on the wall inside the present pavilion at Lorn Park are three shields – the Irwin Shield, the O’Hearn Shield, and the Wailer Shield. The shields are a little the worse for wear – not surprisingly so, as they were salvaged and restored after a fire burnt out the pavilion […]

Chapter One (1903 – 1920s)

Formation of the Club The origins of the Northern Suburbs Cricket Club date back to 1903. In that year the local Association, then known as the Hunter River District Cricket Association, decided to introduce a District system of cricket in place of the Club system that had previously operated since the foundation of the Association […]

Welcome to your new Norths website

Norths Cricket

After the difficulties of Covid, we’re planning for a sensational season of cricket and events in 2021-22. Starting with a brand new club website with great new features and functionality we hope will make being a part of Norths even more rewarding. See below for an overview. Take a look around. With more coming soon. […]