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ACS annual dinner, Kooyong, 22 June, 2018

Brad Hodge our ACS annual dinner guest of honour

Annual Dinner

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40 YEAR REUNION OF THE HIGH FLYING 1978-79 VICS

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10/06/18

40 YEAR REUNION OF THE HIGH FLYING 1978-79 VICS

The Australian Cricket Society is proud to be hosting a 40-year reunion of 1978-79 & 1979-80 back to back Shield winners on Friday, August 17 at the Kelvin Club at noon for 12.15 p.m. Among those attending are captain Graham Yallop who will be among the speakers. Others in the squad included Whatmore, Cox, Callen, Douglas, […]

21/05/18

Vanuatu Cricket Project needs your help

The Australian Cricket Society is proud to soon be sending a container of cricket equipment and brand new shoes to Vanuatu to assist the Vanuatu CA in its endeavours to foster the game amongst thousands of super-enthusiastic boys and girls. Thanks to one of our member Phil O’Meara from Eagle Sports we have bought a supply of cross trainer […]

06/05/18

ACS Annual Dinner Guest Speaker Brad Hodge

Brad Hodge is Victoria’s most capped cricketer, a fabulous batsman who extended his career into his 40s at Twenty20 level and now coaches regularly in the Indian Premier League. His long-time coach Greg Shipperd says Hodge is the finest  Victorian cricketer of his generation, ahead of anyone even  Shane Warne. Hodge represented Australia in six […]

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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

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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