Junior Taverners Awards

The Lord’s Taverners ACT has been awarding Graham Wilkinson Memorial Junior Taverners Awards since 1987.

This scholarship program is for cricketers aged between 14 and 18 who show outstanding qualities, including ability, sportsmanship and general attitude to the game, both on and off the field.

The awards are named in recognition of Mr Wilkinson, who was the foundation President of the Lord’s Taverners ACT, and his family has supported the scholarship.

The following players have been the winners of this prestigious award:

  • 1987 Stephen Frost
  • 1988 Huntley Armstrong
  • 1989 Michael Bevan
  • 1990 Meredith Byron
  • 1991 Sean Godwin
  • 1992 Sean King
  • 1993 Mark Higgs
  • 1994 Peta Simotas and Jesse Edwards
  • 1995 Libby Craft and Michael Dawn
  • 1996 Jenny Austin and Simon McPhillips
  • 1997 Peta Simotas and Duncan Brede
  • 1998 Adelaide Jones and Ryan Bulger
  • 1999 Kris Brett and David Dawson
  • 2000 Genevieve O’Keefe and Sven Holcombe
  • 2001 Hannah Stanley and Dan Pascoe
  • 2002 Amy Jason-Jones and Sam Gaskin
  • 2003 Claire Curry and John Rogers
  • 2004 Caitlin Rawstron and Adam Ritchard
  • 2006 Rebecca McRae and Ashton May
  • 2007 Kirsten Burrowes/Emilee Preston and Jason Behrendorff
  • 2008 Nisha Nangrani and Jason Floros
  • 2009 Rebecca Beath and Aaron Ayre
  • 2010 Pip Taylor and Aaron Ayre
  • 2011 Zoe Cook and Tom Rogers
  • 2012 Emily Aberline and Cameron Roxby
  • 2013 Jodie Hicks and Matthew Condon
  • 2014 Alana Ryan and Lain Beckett
  • 2015 Jodie Hicks and Mac Wright
  • 2016 Jessica Howard and Daniel Leerdham
  • 2017 Kelly Rowlings and Josh Low-McMahon