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Author Archive for Anthony Hall

POSTED: 16/09/17 AUTHOR:

Pull on the creams for the ACS

ACS cricketers look forward to another great season of cricket in 2017-18 playing 28 games in all. Our Wandering X1 plays on some of the loveliest grounds in the cricketing world including games against the MCC 29ers, the Lords Taverners, and the Suma Park Bellarinas. Back by popular demand are games against the Eccentrics and the […]

POSTED: 12/09/17 AUTHOR:

Sheffield Shield Luncheon with Andrew “Ronnie” McDonald

Our guest of honour, Bushrangers head coach Andrew ‘Ronnie’ McDonald had a distinguished decade as a player highlighted by silverware with the Vics and four Tests for Australia.  A genuine all-rounder, he was a pivotal player in Victoria’s run of silverware under Greg Shipperd from the early 2000s, his aggressive batting complemented by his considerable reverse swing skills.  Andrew […]

POSTED: 26/08/17 AUTHOR:

Season Launch with Rod Nicholson

ROD NICHOLSON is one of Australia’s best-known sports journalists and authors. He reported cricket, football, racing and other sports for 47 years for The Herald and The Herald Sun and was the voice of cricket for years on everyone’s favourite 3DB. He will talk about the cricket pay strike — and promises to have some tips for us […]

POSTED: 07/08/17 AUTHOR:

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

POSTED: 19/05/17 AUTHOR:

Autumn 2017 Scoresheet

The new issue of Scoresheet, out long-running quarterly journal, is ready for viewing via download and this link: Highlights include news of our next major function speakers: our ambassador Merv Hughes on June 30 and the equally-legendary Geoff Boycott at our annual Christmas dinner on December 27. Our evergreen editor Doug Manning also shares stories […]

POSTED: 14/05/17 AUTHOR:

Christmas with Boycott

We are thrilled to announce our guest of honour for our Christmas dinner on Wednesday 27th December. Geoffrey Boycott OBE  is a former Yorkshire and England cricketer. In a prolific and sometimes controversial playing career from 1962 to 1986, Boycott established himself as one of England’s most successful opening batsmen. Boycott made his international debut […]

POSTED: 13/02/17 AUTHOR:

Scoresheet Summer 2017

The latest edition of scoresheet is now out and available to download here from the website. Other older versions can be found under about us on the website homepage.

POSTED: 24/01/17 AUTHOR:

Mike Sheahan: the best of the best

Helping us launch the 2017 AFL season on Friday, 31 March is MIKE SHEAHAN, Australian football’s number one living writer, journalist and  interviewer whose popular Open Mike segment has been a ratings winner for Fox Sport’s for years.

POSTED: 24/01/17 AUTHOR:

Wandering XI v Ballarat XI : Sunday 29th January

The Wandering X1 kicks off the New Year with a road trip for our annual stoush against a Des Lloyd Best Of Ballarat X1. The venue again this year is on the superb turf wicket at the Ballarat Grammar school. Still reliving our shock win in 2016, but never one to rest on our laurels, […]

POSTED: 07/12/16 AUTHOR:

Christmas with Wasim

Wasim Akram was just 18 and an absolute unknown when he first harpooned Australia with a whippy ferocity which stunned the early arrivals at the MCG this pleasant February morning. Playing only his fourth ODI and first against  Australia, Wasim took the first five wickets for 13 runs — three bowled, one caught and Allan […]

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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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