Callan Mckiernan

Age: 18 | Resides: Kempsey NSW | HS:145*

Callan began playing cricket at the age of 6 for his local cricket Club Rovers. Making his men’s 3rd grade debut at 9.He then went on to represent MVCA, MNC, NCZ, NSW Cyclones & NSW U/15’s, U/17 & 19’s playing at national carnivals in Tasmania, Perth and Brisbane in both Indoor and Outdoor formats. At age 15 Callan moved to Sydney to pursue his cricket whilst finishing his secondary schooling. Here he played in the grade competition where he played a season with Parramatta before moving over to Fairfield /Liverpool CC Where he played both 1st and 2nd Grade. Cal was also a member of Fairfield/Liverpool’s team that play’s in the Sydney PG’s Tournament. In the off season Callan spends regular time training at the SCG in the NSW U/19’s Academy program in preparation for the National carnival. In Sydney Callan was coached by and worked for Anthony Clark (NSW U/17’s Academy Coach, WBBI Sydney Sixes Assistance Coach) as a private coach where he gained a wealth of knowledge in both playing and coaching the game of cricket. Callan also holds his level 1 coaching certificate and is currently waiting to complete his level 2 Certificate. Recently Callan has moved back to the Macleay Valley to help run the family business Macleay Indoor Sports & Development Centre while undertaking a tertiary education in Sports Development. He is a member of the BBI superleague 1st grade Mid North Coast Mavericks team and a regular Monday night indoor cricket umpire. Callan has and does coach local and representative cricket teams and individual players and is Coordinator/ coach at Macleay Indoor Sports Cricket Coaching Academy run on a Friday Afternoon. Callan is Currently in Training for NSW/ACT U/19’s Academy and will continue to play grade and Rep cricket in Sydney for Fairfield/Liverpool. Callan has amassed 4953 career runs and has taken 132 wickets.

Kurt Prosper

Age: 17 | Resides: Kempsey | HS: 175

Kurt started playing u10’s cricket for Rovers Cricket Club, Kempsey, just after his 6th birthday. Once old enough, he represented Macleay in u12s inter-district competitions and continued to do so in the 14’s. While still in u14’s he played in the u16’s and 19’s as well and shortly after for the Macleay First XI.

During his junior years he has been Macleay’s Champion player in both the u12’s and u14’s and captained his club team to Premiership wins in both 12’s and 14’s.

At a representative level he has proudly represented Mid North Coast for seven consecutive years. Kurt has been a North Coastal Zone representative at u14’s Kookaburra Cup (Highest run scorer) and u16’s Bradman Cup (2nd highest run scorer) which had him selected for Country NSW.

He played for St George District Cricket Club in the Metropolitan Greenshield competition in the season 2013/14 where the team finished 3rd.

Since the age of 14 Kurt has been playing 1st Grade for Rovers. In both the 2014/15 and 2015/16 season he was Rovers highest run scorer and named Cricketer of the Year. At 17, during the 2015/16 season he was the Macleay Association’s leading run scorer including three centuries with an average of 72. He was named the Macleay Associations 1st Grade Best and Fairest; Best Al l round Player and the Umpires Choice for sportsmanship, effort and dedication.

Kurt has attended many different academies and clinics over the years. He has been coached by some excellent people but none better than his local coach Troy McKiernan. Kurt was also introduced to indoor cricket by Troy McKiernan at a NSW Cyclones trial for u15’s. He made the team, went to Nationals 2 months later and his NSW Cyclones team took out the National title. The whole family were hooked and for the next two Nationals we travelled to Adelaide and Brisbane. Kurt was named in the Australian All Stars Team for u17s in 2014. At the2015 Nationals Kurt made the u17’s Australian Indoor Cricket team which won the World Series later that year.

Kurt is a Level One Coach and during January 2016 was coach of the Mid North Coast u14’s which competed in Newcastle. To date Kurt has amassed over 5000 career runs and taken 134 wickets . This young man is a genuine superstar.

Mitchell Korn

Age: 13 | Resides: Aldavilla NSW

Mitchell plays outdoor cricket for the Macleay Valley Rovers. He has represented The Macleay Valley in the Mid North Coast competition in U12s and U14s as a bowler and batsman. He has represented the Mid North Coast in U12s and U13s and the North Coast in the NSW PSSA competition. Mitchell has participated in the Mid North Coast ACADEMY.

Mitchell plays indoor cricket at the Macleay Valley Indoor Sports and Development Centre and has been selected to play for the NSW Cyclones at the Junior National Titles in 2014 and 2015.

2016 – It was at this 2016 National Tournament Mitch was named to play for Australia.

Jarrod Prosper

Age: 14 | Resides: Kempsey | HS: 67

Jarrod started playing cricket for Rovers Cricket Club in Kempsey at the age of 7 and has just completed his final year in the under 14s. At age 10 while playing u12’s he was the Macleay Associations Champion player while ranking 1st in the bowling and 2nd in the batting.

He had his first U/12’s inter-district game playing for Macleay at the age of 8 and has been part of Macleay Valley teams ever since. He was VC of the winning U/12 team and has captained the u14 team to victory in the 2015/16 season.

He also plays senior cricket for Rovers B Grade.

Jarrod represented Mid North Coast for 2 years in the U/12’s, then the U/13’s and U/14s and has been a part of the Mid North Coast Academy during this time. He has also represented Polding (Northern NSW Catholic Schools) at the schools state PSSA tournament while in Year 6.

Jarrod was selected to captain the NSW Cyclones U/13s Indoor Cricket Team at the National tournament in Adelaide in 2014. He was placed 3rd in player of the tournament and selected in the Australian All Stars team.

In 2015 Jarrod captained the NSW Cyclones U/13s again and was selected for the Australia A team to play in the World Series later that year. This was an amazing experience and a highlight to date. Currently to date Jarrod has amassed over 1300 career runs and 105 wickets combining all grades. Jarrod holds a bright future in cricket.

Jye Woodger

Age: 13 | Resides: South West Rocks

Jye began playing cricket at the age of 11 for his local club team South West Rocks which he took 4/1 in his first game, in his first season he got the bowling average and aggregate and champion player for his club. He then went to represent MVCA, MNC Acadamy, LNC School Boys and NSW Cyclones. Now he is currently playing 3rd grade Super League for the MNC Mavericks and is apart of the academy that Troy and Callan McKiernan run.

Jackson Korn

Age: 15 | Resides: Aldavilla NSW

Jackson plays outdoor cricket for the Macleay Valley Rovers. He has represented The Macleay Valley in the Mid North Coast competition in U12ss, U14s and U16s as a wicket keeper. He has represented the Mid North Coast in U12s, U13s, U14s, U15s and U16s and the North Coast in the PSSA competition and in the Kookaburra Cup. Jackson was selected to represent the Razorbacks at the NSW State Challenge. He has participated in both the Mid North Coast and the NSW North Coast Academys.

Jackson plays indoor cricket at the Macleay Valley Indoor Sports and Development Centre and has been selected to play for the NSW Cyclones at the Junior National Titles in 2014 and 2015.

2016 – where they came runners up behind QLD. It was at this 2016 National Tournament Jackson was named in the Australian team. His biggest achievement yet.

Brock Larance

Age: 15 | Resides: Kempsey NSW | HS: 147*

Brock has played cricket since the age of 6 and for as long as I can remember has held a cricket bat in his had the same way a woman carts around a handbag. Brock has grown up watching his father and two brothers play cricket and has always been capable of matching it with them. As Brock grew so did his skill and drive and by the time he was playing U/12’s he was dominant amongst his peers. At the age of 14 Brock made his first grade debut for his club Rovers and it was only weeks later he scored his first firstgrade 100.Brock has gone on to represent Hastings, Macleay, MNC, NCZ, Razorbacks Northern NSW. Brocks love for the outdoor game doesn’t stop at outdoor cricket. He also plays indoor cricket At Macleay Indoor Sports & Development Centre where he represents the Centre in the NNSW BBI Country Superleague series. Brock is also a member of the NSW Cyclones team that plays in the National titles and further more Brock was named in the Australian Team to Play in the Junior World Cup held in Brisbane in 2015. He has has received many accolades at various tournaments for best player statistics. Brock is also a regular indoor cricket umpire at Macleay Indoor Sports and has already amassed over 3000 runs and 178 in his outdoor career so far. We look forward to watching this young talent evolve.

2016 SAW Brock captain the U/15’s Cyclones side into the finals. From this Brock was again selected in the Australian side and was named player of the Grand Final.

Ben Pierce

Age: 15 | Resides: South West Rocks NSW | HS: 94

Ben began playing cricket at age 9 for the South West Rocks Cricket club and is currently in the first grade squad. He began playing representative cricket at age 11 and has played for the Macleay Valley and Mid North Coast Junior council until present day. He has a high score of 94.

Ben played for North Coast Zone under 14s in the Country Cricket Kookaburra Cup in 2015 which they won and played St George, Sydney in the state club challenge at Bradman Oval Bowral. Ben represented north coast in the PSSA primary school state carnival at Bathurst in 2013.

Ben has represented N.S.W north in 2014 and 2015 in the under 15s Combined Catholic Colleges for all schools trials.

Ben has played indoor cricket for 3 years and plays for Macleay Indoor Sports and Development Centre at Kempsey N.S.W and represents the centre in the men’s super league.

Ben has represented the N.S.W Cyclones at the junior nationals at indoor cricket in Sydney in 2013 (under13) Adelaide in 2014 (under15) Brisbane 2015 (under15) and Dubbo 2016 (under15).

Stephen “Crabby “ Ahearn

Age: 54 | Resides: Kempsey NSW

Thanks to Crabby’s wonderful mother whom said “ get out of the house and play some sport” he chose rugby league and found that the Dragons (HAHAHAHA) didn’t need him so he thought I give cricket (outdoor) a try and loved it at the age of 13. 

Stephen Continued to play throughout his school years into adulthood and was very fortunate to play at a great club “Nulla” and was in the winning side who achieved 6 first grade premierships and become a life member of that club.

In the mideighties Crabby was playing for Kempsey Inter-District Team and was fortunate to be selected for the Mid North Coast under 24’s side that won the carnival which was held on the Hastings.

In 1986 the local Kempsey Indoor Cricket centre opened and he thought to keep himself fit and sharpen his skills (boy did they need it) he’d would give it a go! 

From that point forward he continued to play regularly and become a member of the Kempsey Indoor Cricket Super League Team where he continues to play. 

In 1996 Crabby trailed for the NSW Blues over 30’s Masters, being one of the successful players who travelled to the Australian National Titles which were played at the “Parklands Indoor Centre” on the Gold Coast.

Stephen has been part of the Australian National Champions Indoor Cricket NSW Team that has won the following titles;

2002-2008-2011-2012-2013

Runners-up 7 times

Selected for Australian Non touring sides 2002-2005-2007-2011-2012-2014-2015

Selection for Australian World Cup 

New Zealand 2008

Australia 2010

South Africa 2013

“World Champion 3 times”

Through the love of this great Australian Game we call Cricket Stephen have travelled to all states of Australia and an Overseas, visited some spectacular places and have many lifelong friends and he will continue to play whilst he is able.

Dan Pretty

Daniel continues to develop as a multidimensional cricketer. He plays outdoor with commitment and has experience at Hastings, Mid North Coast and north coast levels since the under 12’s. Daniel enjoys all components of cricket he bats number 4 for his hastings rep side and opens the bowling. Most recently captaining the hastings side in under 14’s.
The indoor version of the game is one that has seen him compete in 3 national championships for the NSW CYCLONES and most recently for Australia at the 2015 World Cup.
Daniel is looking for that chance that unfortunately went begging at the recent kookaburra cup where an injury took away his opportunity to display his skills at this level.
Daniel aims to make the Bradman cup side and continue to play indoor with the focus on making the under17 Australian side to play the next World Cup in Dubai.

15 years – Dubbo 2016

Hannah Faux

Age: 13 | Resides: Port Macquarie

Hannah started playing for Port Macquarie in the U9’s when she was 7. She has been part of the North Coast Girls Academy since 2014. She represented North Coast at the U15’s Country Championships in 2014 & 2015. In 2015 she was picked for the State Challenge and then selected for  the U15’s Cricket Australia XI at the National Championships in Hobart. Hannah was selected for the Hastings River boys Rep. side in 2015/16, where they made it through to the Grand Final. She was then picked to play for the Mid North Coast boys team which played at the Lismore Carnival in January 2016. Hannah’s cricket highlight so far has been a hat trick for Port Macquarie in 2015.

       

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Macleay Indoor Sports & Development Centre was originally established in 1978 and was formally known as Kempsey Indoor Sports.

The business changed hands in August 2013 has undergone major re branding. With a refreshed vibrancy, Macleay Indoor Sports enjoys the reputation as the only centre of its kind for a 300km radius .

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