Jarrod Martignago re-signs for 2024/25

Spotswood Cricket Club are rapped to announce the resigning of Jarrod Martignago for the 2024-25 season. Jarrod had an outstanding season last year with 785 runs in North West comp and also another 166 runs in the T20 format, 951 runs in one season, outstanding.
Jarrod was also named as Opening bat in the VSDCA team of the year.
Not bad considering it is selected from 32 senior team in VSDCA.

Dan Schuppan Club Coach 2024/25

Spotswood Cricket Club are delighted to announce the reappointment of Dan Schuppan for his 6th consecutive season as Coach.
His leadership, commitment and coaching of younger players in outstanding. Dan is still a fantastic opening bowler, representing the VSDCA in their combined team against Victoria Country team last season.
Great stuff Don

Jackson Wadden is back for 2024/25

Spotswood Cricket Club are absolutely rapped with the resigning of opening bowler Jackson Wadden back to the club. Jacko who had a season off is back ready to fire and hopefully set a pathway for him to go to the next level in cricket.

Jackson knocked back many big offers to come back to Spotty to set his cricket career up and work with our experienced players along the way. Will be great to have the Wadden family back at the club again

2023/24 LIFE MEMBER Mark Cranwell

Congratulations Mark Cranwell on Life Membership.
Playing Service : 1992-1996, 1997-1999 and 2009-2024

Matches : 188 matches
Batting : 2906 runs highest score 84 (2016/17 3XI) 75 (Vets 09/10) 74 (1XI 93/94) 71 (2XI 13/14)
Bowling : 2/20 (1XI 94/95)
Wicket keeping stats :  161 catches, 32 stumpings and involved in 27 run outs.
2nd XI Captain : 2014/15 and 2015/16
Premierships :  2010/11 3XI VTCA NORTH C1,  2013/14 2XI VTCA NORTH , 2016/17 VTCA SENIOR 2NDS
Non playing service to club: 

Vice President/Committee service 13/14 15/16

Blasters Coach 17/18 19/20

Under 13 Coach  22/23

2023/24 McCarthy Medal Winner Jarrod Martignago

The club originally introduced the McCarthy Medal (originally for best afield when playing Yarraville Club First XI).

The McCarthy family have been involved in the club since the early 90’s when Clinton and Michael first played/coached at the club while brother Richard also played at Spotty.
Votes are cast by opposition captains (alternatively the umpires) each match A running total of each player’s voting is kept during the season

The results for the McCarthy Medal are as follows
First          Jarrod Martignago      18 votes
Second     Michael Szulikowski   13 votes
(equal)     Taylor Tatterson          13 votes
Congratulations Jarrod Martignago for the win.

VSDCA Premiership T20 Winners 2023/24

R1 Melton 105 def by Spotswood 6/174
R2 Spotswood 8/143 def Williamstown 8/126
QF Spotswood 151 def Taylors Lakes 6/121
SF Spotswood 4/131 def Mt Waverley 8/130

Grand Final Team:
Taylor Tatterson (Captain), Lachlan McKenna, Jarrod Martignago, Declan O’Brien, Mac Short,
Harvey Redpath, Harry Lumsden, Jack Reitschel, Darcy Lamont, Ansh Sharma, Sam Hope and
James Stewart.

Spotswood  7/140 (Tatterson 62*, Reitschel 36)
Ivanhoe 94 (Lumsden 3/20, McKenna 2/18, Sharma 2/21)


Join us at our Pink Stumps Day Lunch on Saturday 2nd March  12–3pm for food, fun and inspiration, and help raise funds to support those affected by breast cancer.

For just $50 a ticket, you get lunch, first drink and entertainment, our First XI team will play in the final round of the season against Plenty Valley, and the opportunity to hear from our inspiring guest speaker Dr Anannya Chakrabarti and (MP) Melissa Horne

Get your tickets now! Places are limited, and already selling well, so don’t miss out. Get a group of friends together and book yourselves in.

We’re aiming to raise $2000 for the McGrath Foundation, with a big raffle and charity auction running during the lunch. There’ll also be door prizes, and the drinks available to buy from the bar.


Vale Roy Picone

On behalf of the Spotswood cricket club we are extremely saddened to hear of the very recent passing of our former Secretary and Life Member Roy Picone.

Roy played 265 games at spotty, 3 premiership’s. Scc life member 1970, VTCA life member 2005. North B2 comp named after him. Has been delegate, Secretary, treasurer of the club. Liaison officer with Hobsons bay council. Won numerous awards from commonwealth government with the Australian sports medal service to cricket. Awards from cricket Australia and cricket vic.

Left hand dour bat who Scored 149 as his top score in firsts and took 8 wickets with his slow leg breaks

Bottom rooms named after him. Lived in the same house for his 95 1/2 years.

Roy will be sorely missed and we will miss seeing him around the rooms every season.

Rest Easy Roy