John Lovelace

It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of John Lovelace. In Manitoba, John was a cricket player, Provincial captain, President of the MCA for over 25 years and an overall champion for the growth and development of Cricket in the Province and Canada.

John served at the National level in various capacities including Selector National Senior Men’s Team, Executive member and Policies committee.

John changed the roll of cricket in Manitoba and paved the way for cricket to be a recognised as a Provincial Sporting Body. He brought a streamlined process to the governance of cricket and ensure all participants are treated equally and fairly.

John will be truly missed by all cricketers and administrators throughout Canada.


Funeral Service will be on Friday February 7, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Cropo Funeral Home 1442 Main Street, Winnipeg

Manitoba Cricket Association