Alf Lemmon (1985)

Alf was Men’s secretary for 7 seasons and captained lower grade senior teams, giving youngsters, new to men’s cricket, an opportunity to develop their potential and self discipline, an essential part of the game. Three of these teams won premierships and several youngsters became permanent members of our A1 teams.

Alf was a club stalwart being a regular club delegate to the Sutherland Shire Cricket Association for over a decade. He also coached junior teams. Always willing to do whatever was necessary to help the Club he took on the responsibility of Club President in 1989/90.

He was rewarded with Life Membership in 1985 and his name perpetuated on the “Intermediate Division Bowling Performance Award” trophy in 1997. One of Alf’s greatest contributions to the Club was as the leader of the “Magnificent Seven”, a group of blokes, mainly club members, who for almost three years regularly ran meat tray raffles at the Engadine Hotel and in that time raised over $7,000 for the club.

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