Union Cricket Club

Founded: 1909
Club Colours: Royal Blue and White

Home Ground: King George Park

President/Treasurer :- Paul Johnston
Secretary :-Lou McEwan
Treasurer :-Peter Cameron
Groundsman :- Robert Coates
Club Captains :- Dylan Edwards

Website unioncc.co.nz

The Union Cricket Club was founded in 1909 with combining of two of the Tarako Park clubs, Capulet and Tureka. In 1915 it moved to its current home ground of King George Park and celebrated the move with a victory against the Oamaru Cricket Club, who at times would be a major rival at Senior/1st XI level.

Union first won the Senior Competition in the 1920-21 season and has now been the victors on more than 25 occasions (Tureka had previously won the senior banner twice and Capulet once). The club has also provided Otago Representative's Duncan Drew and Neil Rushton along with numerous North Otago Representative's. Its junior club has been very successful as well over the years and provided enjoyment to both its members and supporters.

At Easter each year Union provides a unique experience to its members when it takes part in the annual Easter Tour to Central Otago. Since 1928, with a break of three years during the Second World War, Union has regularly travelled to 'Central' to take part in the games and enjoy the after match functions.

Union currently fields a team in the Senior, Senior Reserve and Second Grade competitions along a junior team in fourth grade.

Honours

Senior Competition Champions ( Borton Cup ) - 35
1899-1900 (Tureka), 1902-1903 (Tureka), 1903-1904 (Capulet A), 1904-1905 (Tureka), 1920-1921, 1921-1922, 1928-1929, 1929-1930, 1930-1931, 1931-1932, 1933-1934, 1934-1935, 1937-1938, 1938-1939, 1947-1948, 1954-1955, 1959-1960, 1960-1961, 1963-1964, 1964-1965, 1971-1972, 1975-1976, 1979-1980, 1980-1981, 1981-1982, 1982-1983, 1991-1992, 1993-1994, 1995-1996, 1996-1997, 1999-2000, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012

Senior Minor Premiership Champions ( David Sewell Shield ) - 2
2012-2013, 2013-2014

Senior Holiday Competition/Challenge Champions ( Dick Hunt Memorial ) - 11
1979-1980, 1980-1981, 1997-1998, 1999-2000, 2001-2002, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015

Senior Challenge Champions ( Payne Tempero Cup ) - 6
2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2016-2017

Senior Twenty/20 Competition Champions ( ) - 1
2011-2012

Senior Reserve Competition Champions ( North Otago Cricket Association Cup ) - 6
1983-1984, 1984-1985, 1987-1988, 1996-1997 (Union Gold), 2002-2003, 2011-2012

Senior Reserve Holiday Competition Champions ( NOCA Cup ) - 3
1999-2000 (Union Podges Army), 2000-2001 (Union Gladiators), 2003-2004

Second Grade Competition Champions ( J P Dell Cup ) - 16
1921-1922, 1923-1924, 1933-1934, 1934-1935, 1946-1947, 1947-1948, 1958-1959, 1959-1960, 1961-1962, 1963-1964, 1964-1965, 1978-1979, 1988-1989, 1993-1994, 2001-2002, 2005-2006

Second Grade Holiday Competition Champions ( North Otago Association Cup ) - 3
1997-1998, 1998-1999, 2001-2002

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