Past Player Profiles

Past Player Profile – Robin S. “Pud” Crompton

With the 2022/23 season having drawn to a close for the Echidnas, we’ve got our first Past Player Profile of 2023 as we’re taking a look back at the wonderful career of long-time WCC player and Life Member Robin Crompton – a.k.a. “Pud”. Pud started his career in the 1960s for the Mt Barker Whites […]


  Hi all, we’ve stumbled upon this photograph of the 1954 Mt Barker District Cricket Association side for that year’s SA Country Carnival, which appears to have been taken out the back of the old Members’ Pavilion at Adelaide Oval.   Three Wistow players featured in that year’s team – Lloyd Paech (top left), Doug […]

Past Player Profile – Brett “Barrel” Lynn

  BRETT “BARREL” LYNN Our next past player profile, which uses the word “past” loosely, focuses on current Club Vice President, Brett Lynn. A talented middle-order batsman and more than handy spin bowler, Barrel arrived at Wistow for the 2002/03 season, making an immediate impact in the A Grade in what was probably the best […]

Past Player Profile – Derrick Smith

  DERRICK “SMITHY” SMITH   Today we’re taking a look back at the career of club legend and our most recent Life Member inductee, Derrick “Smithy” Smith. Arriving at the Hill from Mt Barker for the 1993/94 season, Smithy would spend the majority of his career as a stalwart in the B Grade during the […]

Past Player Profile – Brayden Leckie

  BRAYDEN LECKIE   Hot on the heels of the announcement of our latest sponsor, Oleaceae, comes our next past player profile, focusing on none other than “El Presidente” himself, Brayden Leckie.   A dominant opening bowler and without a doubt one of the fastest bowlers to ever turn out for the Echidnas, Leck had […]