John Noble

John Noble

Life Member 1987

John Noble 77/78 Reserve Grade South Brisbane

John joined the club during the 1959/60 season and with the exception of 71/72 and 73/74, he played continuously for over 20 years prior to his retirement in 1980.

In he heyday, John was a stylish opening batsman who liked to get on with the game and in his 103 innings in First Grade, he scored 1866 runs at an average of 22.21 and a highest score of 95. Thoughout the grades, John scored a total of 5055 runs with his highest scoring being his only century of 110 not out in 2nd grade. John also took 113 catches in all grades and as an occasional wicket keeper effected 11 stumping.

John played in four Premiership winning teams during the 1960’s and was captain of 2nd grade from 75-79. in 77-78, under Johns Captaincy, 2nd grade took out the Premiership.

At a representative level, John played for Qld Colts against New South Wales.

John was also involved in the administration of the club holding the position of Assistant Honorary Secretary from 1964-1967 as well as being a member of of the Social committee in the Mid 60’s and Chairman of the Social Committee from 1976-1978. Ding his period as Captain of 2nd grade, he also served on the clubs selection committee.