With great sadness, we have been informed of the passing of ACS Committee Member Mike Rose earlier this week. He passed away Monday following a short, but cruel illness. Mike, like all of us, was a Cricket Tragic, enjoying travel and involvement in our great game, and who was still Umpire in the Victoria’s Premier Competition. He also […]
Featuring one of Melbourne’s finest sporting sons, Brownlow Medallist Peter Bedford Friday lunchtime, March 20, 2020 Kelvin club, Melbourne Place, CBD $80 members, $85 non-members Pre-payment is essential. Bookings and monies need to be with Wayne Ross at PO Box 4528, Langwarrin, Vic., 3910 by no later than 15 March. Cheques should be made payable […]
Rodney Hogg’s 1979 World Cup campaign lasted just 11 very expensive overs. A little Canadian by the name of Sealy smashed him for 16 off his first and 10 off his second before captain Kim Hughes told Rod to go to fine leg and stay there. Forty years after one of the most embarrassing moments […]
We are honoured to have the Australian test captain Tim Paine as our special guest on the eve of another Ashes Series. Come hear first hand the Tasmanian boy who became the 48th Captain of his country in one of the most turbulent times since World Series Cricket. Enjoy a night amongst cricket lovers at […]
ACS/Taverners present An all-Aussie celebration Dr Watson’s Bar, 417 Collins St., CBD Wednesday, May 8, 5.45 for 6 p.m. We are thrilled to have the Australian women’s coach Matthew Mott & national captainMeg Lanning as guests of honour at our latest cocktail hour event, paying homage to our world champion Aussie girls. Head coach since […]
The Australian Cricket Society has back-to-back charity bookstalls at the Junction Oval St Kilda on Sunday, February 24 for the Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and Queensland and the following Sunday during the International between the Australian women and NZ. The proceeds are to go to our charity partners The Ponting Foundation. Members are invited […]
Playing a man short, the ACS Wandering XI again ran second in a high scoring run-fest at the Watson Park, home of the Camberwell Magpies thirds and fourths. Captain Sam Ferguson felt we had enough at half-time.. a run rate of almost 5 an over after an inspired move to elevate Steve Kish to first drop. […]
Wandering XI v Supreme Court, Waverley oval, 425 Waverley Rd, Malvern East VIC 3145 12.00 for 12.30am Start $25 Covers lunch, Balls + First Beer # – Has confirmed on new time for Sunday 1. Sam Ferguson (VC & Match Manager 0422 209 263) # 2 Ian B Gibson # 3 Mario Bovo # 4 Stephen Fallett # […]
The Australian Cricket Society v Suma Park Bellarinas Venue: Suma Park, Bellarine Hwy, Queenscliff (Melways 485 F9) on Sunday, 10 February 2019 The Final squad is Mark Browning David Breheney Michael Delaney Andrew Ferguson Peter Gregory Jim Hall Ian Hammet Michael Limb Wavell McPherson Ken Piesse Peter Robertson Jeff Scotland All players must confirm their commitment to […]
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