Club Records Current Season Match Information News Menu

John Kirton

Batting - RHB
Bowling - OB
Debut - 1971
1XI Debut - 1971
1XI No - 166

John first played in 1971 and played until 1982 before emigrating to Australia. Returned at end of the 1985 season and played until end of 2000 season. Captained the Midweek side from 1991-92. Took 5 wickets in the Birkett Cup Final Win against Bomarsund in 1991 and 7-13 against Wallsend the same year, a performance that saw him win the Lawson Rosebowl for the season.

Re-joined the Committee at the November 2005 AGM, becoming Secretary for the 2007 season.

 

 
Honours
2007- Club Secretary (5 Seasons)
1989-1992 Club Midweek Captain (4 Seasons)
1991 Club Lawson Rosebowl - 1XI Performance
1991 League 1XI Northumberland League Premier Division Runner-Up (17 matches)
1991 League 1XI Birkett Cup Winner
1991 League 1XI Northumberland League Premier Division Winner 1990 (8 matches)
1989 Club Jameson Trophy: Contribution to the Club
 
Club Records
Friendly 10th Wicket Partnership
79
with Ron Fairweather
Bamburgh Home 20/07/1977
 
     
1XI League Top 10 Bowler
9th
1991
     
 
     
1XI 5 Wicket Matches
14
     
1XI 20 Wicket Seasons
5
     
 
     
2XI 5 Wicket Matches
4
 
2XI 20 Wicket Seasons
1
 
7 Wicket Matches
Opposition
Venue
Team
Date
 
Best Seasons
 
Runs
Wkts
Ctch
1XI League
90 - 1998
45 - 1991
10 - 1991
2XI League
165 - 1989
20 - 1989
11 - 1989
Midweek
68 - 1991
12 - 1977
5 - 1977
Friendly
92 - 1988
14 - 1988
8 - 1988
 
Best Performances
Opposition
Venue
Date
1XI League Batting
23*
Hawthorns
Away
04/07/1987
1XI League Bowling
2XI League Batting
57*
NEERC
Home
17/06/1989
2XI League Bowling
6-31
Ellington
Away
06/07/1990
1XI 20 Over Cup Bowling
Midweek Bowling
5-7
Mitford
Away
28/07/1976
Friendly Batting
64*
Morpeth Wanderers
Home
20/08/1989
 
2017 Season  
Team
Mtch
Cap
Inn
NO
Runs
HS
50
Avge
Overs
Mdns
Runs
Wkts
Avge
Best
Econ
5w
Ctch
RO
3XI Midweek
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
   
Ponteland Career (1971 - 1982, 1985-2000, 2005 - 2006, 2014-)  
Team
Mtch
Cap
Inn
NO
Runs
HS
50
Avge
Overs
Mdns
Runs
Wkts
Avge
Best
3w
5w
Ctch
RO
1XI League
173
-
100
54
404
23*
-
8.78
1189.2
194
3799
262
14.50
7-14
46
14
60
-
2XI League
79
-
54
20
594
57*
2
17.47
519.4
106
1491
110
13.55
6-31
13
4
34
-
3XI Midweek
80
30
40
16
401
49*
-
16.71
246.3
13
1124
71
15.31
5-7
-
1
30
-
Sunday Team
55
1
45
17
430
64*
1
15.36
325.4
72
897
63
14.24
4-39
-
-
19
-
Other Friendlies
12
-
5
1
28
18
-
7.00
101
18
365
12
30.42
2-9
-
-
2
-
1XI 20/20 Cup
48
-
14
8
39
13*
-
6.50
123.5
13
596
35
17.03
5-28
-
1
9
-
1XI Sunday Cups
1
-
2
2
16
16*
-
---
18
0
86
1
86.00
1-42
-
-
-
-
2XI 20/20 Cups
14
-
8
4
45
13
-
11.25
40.4
3
193
10
19.30
2-16
-
-
2
-