Thursday , June 1 2023


The Early Years

For sixty years, the community of Collaroy Plateau has been represented in the Manly Warringah Cricket Association by the Collaroy Plateau Cricket Club. This is an achievement that Club members are justifiably proud of as the continuity of the Club is an historic reflection of the growth and development of …

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Founding Fathers

Whilst Vic Huxley’s long service to the Cricket Club, Primary School, Youth Club and Baptist Church saw the oval named in his honour, others like Geoff ‘Chippy’ Browne and Barry Harland were also instrumental in laying the foundations for our Club which has lasted fifty years. Their work did not …

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CPCC Museum

Located in the foyer of the Youth Club, the CPCC Museum displays equipment, trophies and other memorabilia from our Club’s long history. The collection is dominated by trophies, plates and other souvenirs from CPCC’s two England Tours, in 2005 and 2009. The cricket equipment display contains old bats, gloves, pads …

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A Year to Remember

In 2001 the A1’s convincingly won the Clifton D Leake Shield after a fantastic post New Year run where they were undefeated. The team went through the 2001 calendar year losing only one match. This was the Club’s first outright A1 victory in fifty years of cricket.

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Tower Of Strength

Psychological Implications of the Plateau Watertower. by Alan Richardson In the early years of the 19th Century, colonial cartographers and surveyors were struck by the natural beauty of our local area. Magnificent golden sandy beaches, rocky headlands and estuarine waterways could be viewed from coastal hills, of which Collaroy Plateau …

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Collaroy – Did You Know?

SS Collaroy. Iron paddle steamer, 419 tons. Built Liverpool, 1853. Arrived Sydney under canvas in 1854. Ran between Sydney and Hunter River. Wrecked American coast, probably California, June 1889. [DG] On 20 January 1881, ashore on Narrabeen Beach, NSW. Remained until September, resisting attempts of nature to break her up, …

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