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Merv Hughes Nostalgia luncheon - 30th June 2017 Kelvin Club

Joining us for a fun look back into the career of champion former Victorian & Australian player Merv Hughes

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Christmas with Boycott - 27th December 2017 Kooyong LTC

Geoffrey Boycott OBE is a former Yorkshire and England cricketer. Controversial & funny don't miss out.

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07/08/17

Winter Scoresheet online now

Another great read from the ever green journalist Doug Manning in this winters scoresheet. Our luncheon with Rod Nicholson upcoming plus a wrap of the previous luncheon with Merv Hughes. It’s just a Click away

29/07/17

Just how old is the MCC? asks Simon Pinder

The Melbourne Cricket Club has admitted its foundation date is still a work in progress in an article in its official members magazine, The Yorker. After Pavilion’s 2015-2016 edition highlighted research that showed the MCC foundation date is not set in stone, the venerable cricket club dug deeper into its history and has since acknowledged […]

29/07/17

Wayne Ross’ Backroom Boys

These lads are among cricket’s unsung royalty… they receive few official laurels but without them, cricket would be poorer. Here are 10 of the best:   Simon Fiedler served twenty-three Seasons as Club Secretary of the Mornington Cricket Club and Treasurer for six, has been on the Committee for 45 years, is Club Historian and Statistitian and […]

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“Gatting has absolutely no idea what has happened to it ... he still doesn’t know!” – on Shane Warne’s Ball of the Century in 1993.

Ritchie Benaud

The Australian Cricket Society was founded in 1967 by a group of cricket aficianados led by Melbourne lawyer Andrew Joseph. Along with founding President Radcliffe Grace, their vision was the creation of a fraternity of cricket lovers to celebrate and “repay the tremendous pleasure we receive from the game”.

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Patron

Ricky Ponting

After retiring from a career as one of the world’s best cricketers, Ricky has now joined the board of the Ponting Foundation. Off the field, since 2002 Ricky and his wife Rianna have raised in excess of $10 million to help young Australians and their families beat cancer. In 2008 Ricky and Rianna established the Ponting Foundation to provide focus to their fundraising efforts.

In 2012 Ricky was appointed as an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO); not only for his extraordinary cricketing achievements, but also for his distinguished service to the community through the establishment of the Ponting Foundation.

We are honoured to have Ricky as our patron with the Australian Cricket Society

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