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Official - Mike Wood Oval
Date of Event Auburn District Cricket Club: Fri Jan 1, 2021 2:38PM

The Club is extremely proud and honoured to have a 3rd Oval within the Mona Park precinct named after a Club Legend. Mike Wood now joins George Parry and David Tribolet.
The 3rd ground is now officially known as Mike Wood Oval, a tremendous accolade to a man who has dedicated so much of his time to benefit and improve the Club.
Also a very proud moment for his family.
Whilst Mike’s major connection to Mona Park relates to his 30 plus years as a player and administrator with Auburn District Cricket Club, He did have a very early introduction to Mona Park when He played Primary School cricket on a concrete wicket on Dave Tribolet Oval, junior baseball with the Auburn Orioles, rugby league on Dave Tribolet Oval and junior tennis on courts across Duck Creek near Horlyck Park.
Mike grew up at South Granville and attended Blaxcell Street Primary School and Granville Boys High School.
He joined Auburn District Cricket Club in 1988 and has been involved with the Club on a continuous basis since.
Key highlights in his cricketing career:
• 30 years as Club Secretary – on going
• Played 158 matches
• 2,310 runs
• 168 wickets
• Captained 1st Grade and 3rd Grade - also a premiership winner in both Grades.
• Life Member of Auburn DCC in 1996
• Life Member of Sydney Cricket Association in 2009
• Legend of Shires inductee in 2017
An Auburn legend in every sense of the word.

Last updated: Friday January 1, 2021 6:13PM