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1100 GAMES UP & STILL COUNTING

1100 GAMES UP & STILL COUNTING

How many games of cricket have you played? Two hundred? Five hundred? Lost count? Eane Whitton’s present record stands at 1100-plus over six decades – and with more to come, he tells DONAL WILSON. A 19-time premiership player, his experience stretches Australia-wide,...

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Congratulations Mitch

Congratulations Mitch

Mitch Perry has been turning heads ever since he was 16 when he was selected at Premier first XI standard with Richmond. ‘It was probably too early. I was very young, but it was also very good for me,’ he said. His speed, skill and passion was soon noticed by...

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90 not out

90 not out

Our Living Legend Doug Manning celebrated his 90th birthday with a celebration dinner on Saturday night… and as always was keen to talk cricket and football, with his beloved ‘Dees’ on the march.‘I’ve lived a long and fortunate life,’ he said. ‘I'd like to live long...

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Take a bow Sam

Take a bow Sam

It was a forum Sam Loxton would have loved: a room full of cricket lovers revelling in the centenary of his birth celebrations. Making it even more special was the banner on the fence: The Sam Loxton Oval, step 1 in Prahran and the Australian Cricket Society’s joint...

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Paul Morrey in profile

Paul Morrey in profile

Life had its moments in the 1980s, especially if you happened to be opening Prahran’s innings on Saturday afternoons at Toorak Park. Just ask Paul Morrey, then a teenager. ‘One week you’d be facing Rodney Hogg, the next week (Dennis) Hickey and the next Merv Hughes,’...

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Sam Loxton Celebration Day

Sam Loxton Celebration Day

Presented by the Australian Cricket Society, Prahran Cricket Club & Taverners Victoria Featuring Martin Rogers, the author of Invincible, the Life & Times of Sam LoxtonLunchtime: Noon for 12.15 p.m., March 26, 2021. Two courses and drinks. Prahran Cricket...

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Jack Potter Celebration Day

Jack Potter Celebration Day

INVITATIONThe Australian Cricket Society and Taverners Victoria invite you and a friend to the launch of Jack Potter’s autobiography Born Lucky, the story of Jack Potter, Australia’s finest 12th man.A dashing batsman, magnificent field and brilliant leader, Potter...

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Bendigo Bank ACS Scholarship squad

Bendigo Bank ACS Scholarship squad

The inaugural Bendigo Bank-Australian Cricket Society Scholarship squad has been chosen. The 2021 intake of 12 features seven boys and five girls. They will receive six weeks of High Performance coaching from the ACS’ head coach Keith Jansz in May and June this...

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Zoom December 10 Ashley Gray

JOIN OUR DECEMBER 10ZOOM SESSIONDear ACS member & friend By popular demand, after our successful series of  spring-time Zoom sessions, we welcome Ashley Gray, the Australian-based author of The Unforgiven,already short-listed as the William...

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Pavillion 2021

The 2021 Pavilion is another literary masterpiece. All colour for the first time, it consists of 48 pages. It has once again been edited by ACS president , cricket writer and publisher Ken Piesse. First published in 1969, the current edition has a who’s who of...

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