Big year for club and vet­eran player

Harvey-Waroona Reporter - - SPORT - Leanne Gard

THIS year has proved one of mile­stones for the Har­vey Hockey Club, with it cel­e­brat­ing life mem­ber Peter Wil­mott’s 600th game on Satur­day and later this month its 90th year.

Wil­mott started play­ing for the club as a ju­nior in 1974 and in 1975 played in the se­niors com­pe­ti­tion for Har­vey Agri­cul­tural Col­lege and then con­tin­ued in se­niors for the club in 1976.

He was part of the win­ning A Grade pre­mier­ship team in 1990 and 1993.

Over the years Wil­mott has won sev­eral awards from the club, in­clud­ing fairest and best in 1987 and 1988, Har­vey Hockey Club ded­i­cated ser­vice award in 1985 and 1992, and in 1998 he was awarded life mem­ber­ship.

For the past 10 years Wil­mott has taken on the role of coach­ing the men’s side while con­tin­u­ing to be a val­ued club mem­ber.

On Oc­to­ber 21 the club will be cel­e­brat­ing its 90th an­niver­sary with all past play­ers and sup­port­ers wel­come to join.

Any­one in­ter­ested in at­tend­ing should con­tact the Har­vey Hockey Club via email har­vey­hock­ey­club@gmail.com by the Oc­to­ber 10.

Har­vey Hockey Club life mem­ber Peter Wil­mott en­ter­ing the pitch for his 600th game.

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