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Scott Boland, the new hero of the MCG

Scott Boland, the new hero of the MCG

WAYNE ROSS profiles another Frankston legend, SCOTT BOLAND, the new hero of the MCG  Scott Boland was added to the Australian Ashes Squad a week before the third Ashes Test between Australia and England as insurance for Josh Hazelwood who was endeavoring to...

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KEN PIESSE’S INTRODUCTION: Time to introduce our specialist guest everyone. Let’s go back 40 years to the winter of 1981. It was an ever-so-cold mid-July Saturday night in Melbourne and all-Australia, in living rooms around the country, was rejoicing. England was on...

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Part One Greg Chappell has had a long and storied career in cricket. He played 87 Tests for Australia and 74 one day internationals. However, his latest book ‘Not Out’ shares his experience from coaching South Australia and India.Chappell’s cricket career first kicked...

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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.

Richie Benaud


About the Australian Cricket Society

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”.

Upcoming ACS Events


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Upcoming ACS Matches

Nov 7 v East Doncaster (Govt approval pending)
Nov 14 (H) v Gippsland
Nov 28 v Ringwood
Dec 5 (h) v End Hills Green
Dec 12 v Bayside
Dec 19 (h) v End Hills Gold
Jan 16 v Yarra Valley
Jan 23 (h) v Canterb
Jan 30 v Koo Wee Rup
Feb 6 v Iona
Feb 13 (h) v Mornington
Feb 27 v Glen Waverley
March 6 (h) v Warrandyte

Midweek in 8-12 Nov: Sunbury v ACS (away)
Sunday 21 Nov: ACS (home) v Geelong
Midweek in 29Nov-3 Dec: ACS (home) v Glen Waverley
Midweek in 13-17 Dec: Endeavour Hills v ACS (away)
Sunday 9 Jan: Warrandyte v ACS (away)
Midweek in 17-21 Jan: ACS (home) v Vic Country
Midweek in 31Jan-4Feb: West Gippsland v ACS (away)
Midweek in 28Feb-4Mar: ACS (home) v Gippsland Goannas

The midweek games will most likely not be played on a Wednesday.

  • 9 FEB vs MCC XXIX @ Walter Galt, Parkdale
  • 20 FEB vs SUPREME COURT @ Ivanhoe
  • 13 MARCH vs TBC @ Frankston