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Bud Walder Medal

The Bud Walder Medal

 

From season 2014/15 a new voting system was implemented. Voting for the Walder Medal is conducted by all players in the team, immediately after each home-and-away match, with three votes awarded for the player they believed to have been the best on the ground, two votes for the second best player and one vote for the third best player in the game, in their opinion. If two or more players finish tied for first in the vote count, they are joint-winners.

About Bud Walder

 

A brilliant leg spin bowler and capable middle order batsman. Bud is a 5 time club champion, former captain/coach, represented the VSDCA side on many occasions and is a VSDCA 200 club member. He was awarded life membership in 1979 and is still a staunch supporter and a very popular member of the Balwyn Cricket Club.


Bud gained life membership in 1979 and the first Walder Medal was awarded in season 2002/03 to Rohan Fitzgerald.

 

Medal Winners


Multiple Winners

 

Brendan Joyce - 2005/2006 & 2006/2007
Peter Harper - 2007/2008 & 2008/2009
Michael Letcher - 2010/2011 & 2012/2013



Walder Medal History

 

The history of the Medal from seasons 2002/03 to 2013/14.

During this period voting for the Walder Medal was conducted by the captains, immediately after each home-and-away match, with 3 votes awarded for the player they believed to have been the best on the ground, 3 votes for the second best player and 1 vote for the third best player on the day, in their opinion. If two or more players finish tied for first in the vote count, they are joint Medal winners.


Most Votes


A list of the most votes across the history of the Walder Medal.

# Name Votes
1 Kennon C 96
2 Tuohey M 95
3 Oliver B 94
4 Tuohey P 89
5 Kiker G 87
6 Leropoulos B 85
7 Boland D 81
8 Silvers T 80
9 Bell D 79
10 Letcher M 76
11 Lowrie J 74
12 Janes P 73
13 Jacob J 67
14 Wilks C 62
15 Kerr J 57

Seasons with over 10 Votes


5 times

Oliver B - '04, '06, '07, '08, '10

4 times
Boland D - '03, '09, '10, '13
Hailey N - '11, '12, '13, '14
Janes P - '03, '04, '06, '08
Kennon C - '04, '06, '08, '13
Kiker G - '03, '06, '12, '13
Letcher M - '06, '11, '13, '14
Lowrie J - '08, '09, '12, '14
Tuohey M - '03, '09, '12, '14

3 times
Hanley B - '10, '11, '13
Harper P - '07, '08, '09
Jacob J - '09, '11, '13
Leropoulos B - '04, '07, '09
McLeod B - '08, '09, '10
Silvers T - '04, '08, '09
Tuohey P - '07, '10, '11


50 Votes Club


Bell D
Boland D
Hailey N
Jacob J
Janes P
Kennon C
Kerr J
Kiker G
Leropoulos B
Letcher M
Lowrie J
Oliver B
Sheehan J
Silvers T
Tuohey M
Tuohey P
Wilks C
 
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GRADE RND DATE HOME TEAM   AWAY TEAM
VSDCA:South/East 1st XI 1 14 Oct 17
Malvern
   def by  
Balwyn
VSDCA:South/East 2nd XI 1 14 Oct 17
Balwyn
   def  
Malvern
VSDCA:South/East 3rd XI 1 14 Oct 17
Malvern
   def  
Balwyn
VSDCA:South/East 4th XI 1 14 Oct 17
Balwyn
   def  
Malvern
ECA:Sunday Turf 1 8 Oct 17
Canterbury
   drew  
Balwyn
ECA:Sunday Turf 2 15 Oct 17
Ashwood
   def by  
Balwyn
ISEC:Under 15A (turf) Sunday - Bruce Dowland Shield 1 15 Oct 17
Balwyn
   def  
Mazenod
ECA:Under 12B G Male 1 14 Oct 17
Balwyn
   def by  
Richmond Union
ECA:Under 10 Yellow 1 14 Oct 17
North Balwyn
   def  
Balwyn Yellow