Barry Shepherd Medal winner Aaron Quartermaine was presented
with his award by Country Cricket Board (CCB) chairman Peter Silinger at the
weekend’s Upper Great Southern Cricket Association Grand Final.
Only last week, Silinger travelled to Mandurah to present Dale
Burns with his CCB Recognition Award acknowledging his huge contribution to country
cricket in Western Australia.
Joint Terry ‘Tuck’ Waldron Medal winner Shayne Bidwell also
recently received his award in Geraldton from CCB representative Gerard Marquis
alongside fellow WA rep Glenn Wishart (all pictured, from left to right,
Marquis, Wishart and Bidwell).
Hewson won the medal alongside Clint Hewson for their
performances for WA at the 2015 Commonwealth Bank Australian Country Cricket
Championships (ACCC) in Bendigo.
Burns’ (pictured right, alongside Silinger) award was well deserved, having spent five years as
WA delegate to Cricket Australia for the ACCC, while he also oversaw
significant changes for the state including the introduction of the travel
Burns also was involved in winning three ACCC titles, twice
as a player and once as manager. He played in eight ACCC tournament overall and
is a much loved country cricket legend.
Quartermaine, who claimed his award in Harrismith on the
weekend, won the Barry Shepherd Medal for his performances as Upper Great
Southern won the Senior Country Week in January.