JACK WATSON

The Jack Watson Trophy

For the 1982 season Malcolm Watson donated a trophy to the Club in memory of his father, Jack, a hardworking member who played for the Club for 21 seasons - between 1947 and 1967. When his playing days were over, Jack continued to serve the Club as a highly competent Umpire.



Full details of Jack's Playing Career can be found by accessing the Statistics Tab and in the Previous Seasons Pages.

The trophy is awarded at the Club Supper to the batsman who has scored the most runs for Chingford* during the previous summer season.

For a full list of winners of the trophy and the number of runs they scored, visit the Honours Board Page.

*Traditionally, all Chingford matches count except those during Cricket Week. Thus, to win the trophy, a player probably has to play a lot of matches and bat in many innings.

The first winner of the trophy was Richard Alston who scored over 1300 runs,who went on to claim a near monopoly on the Trophy through the 1990s.

The current holder of the Jack Watson Trophy is Tom Balkwill.