Major Awards

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Olsson Family Trophy for A-Grade Fielding

The Olsson Family Trophy for A-Grade Fielding started in 1991/92. The Olsson Family Trophy is donated by one of the most recognised names in PAOCCC history.

The Olsson Family has played over 600 games for PAOCCC. Murray Olsson played 214 games for PAOCCC during 20 seasons throughout the 1940’s, 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s, is a life member of PAOCCC and is a 15 year life member of the Adelaide Turf Cricket Association. Murray’s son, Andrew Olsson is the Club’s games record holder, having passed Greg “The Colonel” Sanders (319.5 games) during the 2012/13 season. Andrew has played 322.5 games and is still going in his 41st season. Andrew’s career started in the 1970’s while still at School and in addition to being a player life member of PAOCCC, Andrew is a 25 year life member of the Adelaide Turf Cricket Association. Andrew’s sons, Henry and Charlie, have only just started their playing careers for PAOCCC (14 games and 2.5 games respectively). Andrew’s brother, David, also played 91.5 games across 17 seasons during the 1970’s, 1980’s, 1990’s and is a player life member of PAOCCC.

On field, Andrew won the Redman (1994/95) and has played in 3 premierships (1999/00, 2002/03 and 2004/05). Murray also played in a premiership in 1967/68. In addition, the family has secured some 18 batting or bowling awards, which have been listed below:

Murray Olsson: B-Grade Batting (1971/72), C-Grade Batting (1966/67, 1967/68, 1968/69, 1969/70)

Andrew Olsson: B-Grade Batting (1981/82, 1997/98), B-Grade Bowling (1980/81), C-Grade Batting (1990/91, 1991/92, 1992/93, 1994/95, 2001/02, 2003/04), C-Grade Bowling (1985/86, 1995/96), D-Grade Batting (1986/87)

David Olsson: C-Grade Batting (1985/86)

The Olsson’s have also contributed significantly off-field with five year’s service as Chairman (Murray in 1982/83, 1993/94, 1994/95 and Andrew in 1998/99, 1999/00). Murray also served as PAOCA President for two years (1982/83, 1995/96), while Andrew served as Club Secretary (1981/82, 1984/85) and was the Social Coordinator for a number of seasons, introducing the famous “Popeye Night” to the social program. Previous winners of this award are:

Olsson Family Trophy

1991/1992

Robert P. Fanning

1992/1993

Samuel R. Pontifex

1993/1994

Aaron N. Read

1994/1995

Edward G. "Ned" Pontifex

1995/1996

Nathan J. Clarke

1996/1997

Edward G. "Ned" Pontifex

1997/1998

Brenton M. Gibbs

1998/1999

Edward G. "Ned" Pontifex

1999/2000

Peter M. King

2000/2001

Andrew J. McEvoy

2001/2002

Thomas M. Martin

2002/2003

Samuel Tyler

2003/2004

Matthew G. Christophers

2004/2005

Samuel Tyler

2005/2006

Michael J. Richardson

2006/2007

Samuel Tyler

2007/2008

Samuel Tyler

2008/2009

Samuel Tyler

2009/2010

Samuel Tyler

2010/2011

Timothy P. Boucaut

2011/2012

Jack Dent

2012/2013

Michael J. Richardson

2013/2014

Drew R. Clayfield

2014/2015

Jack Dent

2015/2016

Drew R. Clayfield

2016/2017

Samuel Tyler

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Murray Olsson (pictured above) was a part of the Olsson–Moffat team that was one of the four sides that played in the Past v Past day at Tregenza Oval on Sunday 23 February 1997

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Andrew Olsson (pictured above left) and David Olsson (pictured above right) were a part of the Olsson–Moffat team that was one of the four sides that played in the Past v Past day at Tregenza Oval on Sunday 23 February 1997