Wicketkeeper’s Luncheon Review

Wicketkeeper’s Luncheon Review

by Literary Scholar Sam Coulson It was a day to celebrate the often-unsung heroes of a cricket team – the wicketkeepers. On Friday, July 15th , members and guests of the Australian Cricket Society [ACS] gathered at the Kelvin Club to listen to past wicket keepers tell...
We paid homage to a hero

We paid homage to a hero

Having an involvement in the 2018 Indigenous tour of the UK reawakened Scott Boland’s dream of playing Test cricket for Australia. Twelve players including Scott and his younger brother Nick, played a series of matches in England as part of the 150th birthday...
500 SENIOR GAMES & STILL GOING STRONG

500 SENIOR GAMES & STILL GOING STRONG

By Sam Coulson, our ACS Literary Scholar Our own Ken Piesse describes David Long as “a powerhouse in two camps” – at  Elsternwick, where he is vice-president and at the Australian Cricket Society where he is Head of Cricket. “Longy” grew up in Ashwood and loves...
DEMOLITION DERMIE

DEMOLITION DERMIE

by ACS President Ken Piesse Our annual AFL footy launch, featuring DERMOTT BRERETON, Kelvin Club, April 1, 2022 When North Melbourne follower Darren Harris collided with Dermott Brereton in the 1991 Foster’s Cup night Grand Final, it was the beginning of the end for...
What Shane Warne means to me

What Shane Warne means to me

By Sam Coulson, The ACS’s 2022 Literary Scholar On the 5th of March 2022, I was awoken by rapid fire messages from my father and brother. Immediately I knew something was wrong, then after I opened my phone, I just did not believe it. Shane Warne passed away aged...