Grade Cricket History

 

FIRST-GRADE
Leading Bowling Averages - Year by Year

Season

Player

Club Overs Mdns Runs Wkts

Average

1897/98 Lewis W.J. South Brisbane 235 27

8.70

1898/99 Byrne T. Woolloongabba 1012 Balls 284 54

5.29

1899/00 Shipway H. South Brisbane 213 22

9.68

1900/01 Long T.T. South Brisbane 231 31

7.45

1901/02 Byrne T Fortitude Valley

 

57

10.30

1902/03 Byrne T Fortitude Valley 1968 balls

 

688 63

11.00

1903/04 Byrne T Fortitude Valley 2096 balls

 

676 51

13.25

1904/05 Byrne T Fortitude Valley

 

41

13.37

1905/06 Barstow C.B. South Brisbane 1725 Balls

74

644 78

8.25

1906/07 Barstow C.B. South Brisbane 1897 Balls

84

738 86

8.57

1907/08 Barstow C.B. South Brisbane 601 61

9.85

1908/09 Barstow C.B. South Brisbane 1344 Balls

65

611 59

10.35

1909/10 McLaren, J.W. Fortitude Valley 818 Balls 351 44

7.98

1910/11 McLaren, J.W. Fortitude Valley 1281 Balls

68

424 73

5.81

1911/12 Haussmann E. South Brisbane 207 22

9.40

1912/13 Barstow C.B. South Brisbane 238 39

6.10

1913/14 Barstow C.B. Toombul 1782 Balls

51

889 101

8.80

1914/15 McLaren J.W. Fortitude Valley

9.68

1915/16
to
1917/18

Competition in Recess - World War 1
1918/19 McLaren J.W. Fortitude Valley

6.50

1919/20 Hornibrook P.M. Toombul 1049 Balls

16

469 66

7.10

1920/21 Hornibrook P.M. Toombul 709 Balls

11

301 36

8.36

1920/21 Barstow C.B. Toombul 1424 Balls

17

627 75

8.36

1921/22 Hornibrook P.M. Toombul 1362 Balls

33

625 67

7.37

1922/23 Hornibrook P.M. Toombul 1917 Balls

36

751 86

8.73

1923/24 Rowe W.D. Eastern Suburbs 58.0

8

170 19

8.94

1924/25 Oxenham R.K. Toombul 1189 Balls

35

348 52

6.69

1925/26 Oxenham R.K. Toombul 967 Balls

30

292 38

7.68

1926/27 McAndrew J. Western Suburbs 97.4

21

262 34

7.82

1927/28 Barstow C.B. Toombul 1016 Balls

25

313 40

7.82

1928/29 Hurwood A. Fortitude Valley 168.2

37

420 40

10.50

1929/30 Oxenham R.K. Toombul 1208 Balls

38

361 54

6.68

1930/31 Oxenham R.K. Toombul 1265 Balls

39

379 48

7.89

1931/32 Gough F.J. Northern Suburbs 58.6

10

213 25

8.52

1932/33 Oxenham R.K. Toombul 1029 Balls

32

307 38

8.07

1933/34 Cairns H. Eastern Suburbs 168.3

27

531 38

13.97

1934/35 Oxenham R.K. Toombul 1256 Balls

65

274 46

5.95

1935/36 Clem G.R Toombul 61.3

14

138 17

8.11

1936/37 Cockburn J. Colts 70.6

16

175 25

7.00

1937/38 Christ C.P. Western Suburbs 87.5

9

320 30

10.66

1938/39 Ellis J. Colts 103.5

14

306 25

12.24

1939/40 O'Connor B.R.D. Eastern Suburbs 72.2

15

186 17

10.94

1940/41 Wyeth E.R.H. University 181.6

42

547 52

10.51

1941/42 McGinn A.H. Northern Suburbs 93.4

11

306 36

8.50

1942/43 Christ C.P. Western Suburbs 280.3

36

941 107

8.79

1943/44 Quinn R. 108.0

13

341 36

9.16

1944/45 Ellis J.A. Western Suburbs 53.6

11

169 22

7.68

1945/46 Hornsby J. Toombul 55.5

0

126 12

10.50

1946/47 Cook G.G. Western Suburbs 168.5

35

424 45

9.42

1947/48 Johnson L. Western Suburbs 90.4

10

256 24

10.66

1948/49 Ellis J. Western Suburbs 115.6

24

332 33

10.06

1949/50 Ellis J. Western Suburbs 75.3

17

160 18

8.88

1950/51 Johnson L. Western Suburbs 100.0

26

196 24

8.16

1951/52 Smith C.R. South Brisbane 73.0

12

193 20

9.65

1952/53 Smith C. South Brisbane 126.0

10

401 38

10.55

1953/54 Bratchford J.D. Toombul 95.0

15

334 31

10.77

1954/55 Lindwall R.R. Northern Suburbs 71.2

15

126 15

8.40

1956/57 Muddle D.G. Northern Suburbs 108.4

17

283 32

8.84

1957/58 Lindwall R.R. Northern Suburbs 111.7

26

288 33

8.72

1958/59 Perrins K.R. Western Suburbs 175.3

41

438 38

11.52

1959/60 Harten J.T. Valley 106.2

27

274 31

8.84

1960/61 Fisher B. Western Suburbs 67.1

23

130 17

7.64

1961/62 Fisher B. Western Suburbs 105.5

32

229 29

7.89

1962/63 Westaway C. Western Suburbs 76.1

16

199 24

8.29

1963/64 Mackay K.D. Toombul 183.5

36

639 57

11.15

1964/65 Fisher B. Western Suburbs 64.2

17

203 19

10.68

1965/66 Allan P.J. South Brisbane 121.3

17

410 31

13.22

1966/67 Fisher B. Western Suburbs 118.5

37

296 28

10.57

1967/68 Morgan J. University 138.1

27

459 44

10.43

1968/69 Marlow S.E. South Brisbane 75.1

20

155 20

7.75

1969/70 Leatherbarrow R. Eastern Suburbs 154.0

41

412 45

9.15

1970/71 Veivers T.R. University 86.4

20

204 22

9.27

1971/72 Cooke C.J. Valley 182.1

55

496 55

9.09

1972/73 Large R. Northern Suburbs 65.0

14

195 17

11.47

1973/74 Dudgeon K.E. Valley 76.0

16

218 20

10.90

1974/75 Dymock G. Northern Suburbs 68.0

17

184 19

9.68

1975/76 Blair R.W. Colts 154.5

43

444 31

14.32

1976/77 Buchanan J.M. University 150.4

46

364 33

11.03

1977/78 Kelly I.D.C. Wynnum-Manly 148.5

19

540 31

17.42

1978/79 Gallagher I.N. Wynnum-Manly 159.1

27

537 39

13.76

1979/80 Whyte G.K. Northern Suburbs 271.0

92

618 41

15.07

1980/81 Kennedy A.P. Eastern Suburbs 163.4

49

420 32

13.12

1981/82 Skuse A.

Toombul

259.3

90

554 34

16.29

1982/83 Illingworth R. Colts 279.3

81

624 34

18.35

1983/84 Hill J.G. South Brisbane 200.4

76

436 30

14.53

1984/85 Campbell C. Eastern Suburbs 145.5

8

356 23

15.47

1985/86 Frei, Harry Toombul 122.0

32

329 21

15.66

1986/87 Charles P.R. Northern Suburbs 226.0

77

590 31

19.03

1987/88 Twible P.W. South Brisbane 225.1

61

584 35

16.68

1988/89 Tazelaar, Dirk Western Suburbs 128.0

33

311 27

11.51

1989/90 Buckley B. Sandgate-Redcliffe 200.0

46

677 35

19.34

1990/91 Hammelmann, Andrew J. South Brisbane 272.3

77

709 44

16.11

1991/92 Frei, Harry. Toombul 118.5

30

358 20

17.90

1992/93 Prestwidge, Scott A. Wynnum-Manly 152.0

28

540 28

19.28

1993/94 Ryan T.A. Sandgate-Redcliffe 91.1

20

291 20

14.55

1994/95 Kasprowicz, Michael S. University 211.1

47

642 42

15.28

1995/96 Coutts D.J. Toombul 115.2

27

377 32

11.78

1996/97 Miller, Michael C. Northern Suburbs 100.5

23

274 22

12.45

1997/98 Pink, Paul D. Sandgate-Redcliffe 185.4

55

387 38

10.18

1998/99 Kent, M.J. Sandgate-Redcliffe 92.3

22

250 25

10.00

1999/00 Prestwidge, Scott A. Wynnum-Manly 86.0

25

187 21

8.90

2000/01 Dawes, Joe H. Valley 146.0

41

389 25

15.56

2001/02 Rowell, Greg J Western Suburbs 175.0

68

322 27

11.92

2002/03 Dale, Adam C Wynnum-Manly 173.0

51

423 34

12.44

2003/04 Lupton R Western Suburbs 97

20

269 20

13.45

2004/05 Swan, Chris R Gold Coast 158

44

378 26

14.53

2005/06 Voros, Jason Sunshine Coast 110

34

226 32

9.82

2006/07 Turner, Darin R Valley 174

48

447 31

14.42

2007/08 Burman, Paul G University 171.3

46

498 34

14.64

2008/09 Durbridge, Michael J Gold Coast 150.3

42

361 32

11.30

2009/10 Collins, Nathan Redlands 167.3

50

455

31

14.68

2010/11
2011/12 Cameron Gannon Western Suburbs 158.1

64

284 25

11.36

2012/13 Michael Neser Gold Coast 117.3

32

233 22

10.69

 

 

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