An incredible chapter in Leeming Spartan Cricket Club history occurred in early 1996, when after an incredible sixty-seven years, the Club departed the Fremantle & Districts Mercantile Cricket Association, and joined the South Suburban Cricket Association, with the aim of a future merger between the two governing bodies.
The Leeming Spartan Cricket Club’s 2007 Windup was held at the Brass Monkey in Northbridge, in what was the final year at the helm for our longest serving President Brian Waterer. Photos from this very enjoyable night can be seen here.
Seen here are photos from our hugely successful 2006/07 season, which was highlighted by a sensational First Grade Premiership and saw the retirement of Club Legend Brian Waterer from the position of President after a record 27 years.
Viewable here are some club photos from the Leeming Spartan Cricket Club’s 2003/04 season, our 85th year, which saw the official opening of our brand new multi-million dollar clubhouse!
Brian Waterer is the definition of a true Spartan, having been part of the Club for over five decades. Here is a small token of our appreciation to him.
The Club experienced a sense of déjà vu in 2002, when, after a two year term, Peter Read relinquished the Presidency and Brian Waterer returned to the position he had, incredibly, occupied for a record twenty one seasons over two stints. Read all about this fascinating chapter, 2002 to 2006, in Spartan history here.
Tabled below is the complete list of Spartans who have received Life Membership of the South Metropolitan Cricket Association, and earlier, the Fremantle & Districts Mercantile Cricket Association.
The first instalment in our new “From The Spartan Archives” series features something truly incredible – our first ever premiership trophy!
During our Annual General Meeting last Sunday, we were delighted to receive the Club’s first ever premiership memorabilia from Brian Waterer, who incredibly and unexpectedly brought it along, and it will now sit in prime position in our trophy cabinet!
Over the course of the next few weeks, we’ll be bringing you a collection of stories based on our very extensive Leeming Spartan history!
With the aid of two Spartan legends in Graeme Ashley and Brian Waterer, we’ll be working to organise a series of posts based on the history of the Club – including any amazing, funny, rare, and incredible bits of information that we’ve collected over the last ninety nine years!
The Brian Waterer Shield is awarded to the Club who has had collectively the most outstanding performances, as judged by the South Metropolitan Cricket Association. Listed here are our performances in the Club Champion award.
For the first time ever, all seven living former Presidents of the Leeming Spartan Cricket Club were under the same roof at the same time, together at last at our Spartan clubhouse.
The Lew Read–Brian Waterer Club Champion Medal is awarded annually to the adjudged best player at the Leeming Spartan Cricket Club, as decided upon in a round-by-round vote count.
The list of the Life Members of the Leeming Spartan Cricket Club, since our foundation in 1918.
The bestowment of Life Membership is the highest honour an individual can receive at the Leeming Spartan Cricket Club, and as such, it is awarded to only those who have dedicated years of service to furthering the Club’s success.