FREE Coaching Courses
The pay dispute between CA and the ACA has benefited grass roots cricket. CA are investing the savings made during that time back into grass roots cricket of which we are very much a part of. This year sees FREE COACHING COURSES offered (normally $120) among a number of other benefits. Coach Education Community Coach Accreditation (formerly Level 1) For the Central Highlands Region the Community Coach (Level 1) Course will be held at the following venue – Dates – Sunday 8 th October 2017 Times ...
Free Community (Level 1) coaching courses in 2017-18
Victorian Country Cricket League
  Free Community (Level 1) coaching courses in 2017-18 Australian Cricket along with States and Territory Associations have embarked on an Industry first by offering Free Community (Level 1) coaching courses in 2017-18 to the grassroots cricket community!
VCCL names Team of the Year 2016/17
Victorian Country Cricket League
VCCL NAMES TEAM OF 2016-17 This is the sixth-ever Victorian Country Cricket League team of the year. Eight regional teams of the year were originally forwarded to the VCCL to be considered for inclusion in the Victorian Country Cricket League team. Members of the 2016-17 VCCL team will be acknowledged at a plaque presentation at the league’s annual general meeting in Melbourne on Sunday 6th August. The process was adopted by the VCCL as a way of promoting country cricket and its better per...
Jonty's second update from Houghton Main
Country Central Highlands
We have just reached the half way point of the season and are in 9 th position just 5 points above the relegation zone. As a team we have let some close games slip when we have been in a winning position.   Our batting has been a weak point all season and we have scored over 200 only once or twice. As a team we have the potential to turn it around in the second half of the season as there is no team that I would say is better than us. On a personal note I haven’t been bowling as much as wo...
Annual General Meeting 2016-17
Victorian Country Cricket League
The Eighty Fifth Annual General Meeting of the Victorian Country Cricket League will be held on Sunday 6th August 2017 at Cricket Victoria House, Jolimont St., Jolimont commencing at 10.00am. Guest speaker will be Andrew McDonald - Victorian Coach.
Central Highlands Region AGM - Tues 1st August 2017
Country Central Highlands
The Central Highlands Region AGM is to be held on Tuesday 1st August 2017 from 8pm at the Eastern Oval, Ballarat. For any further information please contact Secretary Anthony Martin -  M: 0406 683 964.
Diamonds in the Bush Regional Coaching Seminar - Mon 10 July 2017
Country Central Highlands
Cricket Victoria is giving all local coaches the chance to pick the brains of our Cricket Victoria High Performance Coaches & players. A Regional Coaching Seminar will be held on Monday 10 th July 2017 on " Pace Bowling, Fielding & Physical Performance " presented by Cricket Victoria High Performance Academy Head Coach Jarrad Loughman, Bushrangers Specialist Bowling Coach Mick Lewis, Physical Performance Coach Jade Roberts plus Bushrangers players & former Central Highlands players ...
New CA Junior formats finalised
The final Cricket Australia recommendations for Junior playing formats have been released. After a lengthy and intense trial period, CA have collated all the data provided the following pathway in a nutshell below. Please note that the BCA are in preliminary talks with CA about potentially adopting the new formats in season 2017/18. This will only affect the current 13U competition with CA recommending that 14U and above generally capable of playing 'adult' cricket as they currently do now. Fur...
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Applying for grants can be an arduous task at times, and finding them can be hard work too, so we've compiled a list for quick reference for Clubs to have a look at. We'll keep adding to it as we come across them, and of course notify everyone too, but they're will be HERE under the 'Info' tab.
Future stars named in Australia U16s squad
Cricket Australia State Competitions
Cricket Australia has announced an Australia Under 16s squad, following the conclusion of the School Sport Australia 15 & Under Boys National Championship in Queensland.   The 14 player squad features some of the best talent from the tournament, as selected by the Youth Selection Panel, plus four standby players.   New South Wales is the best-represented state with five players in the squad, while South Australia (three), Queensland (two), Victoria (two) and Western Australia (two...
Day 4 Wrap: SSA 15 & Under Championship
Cricket Australia State Competitions
In a weather-affected fourth day at the School Sport Australia 15 & Under Boys National Championship, only one match was completed. The round locked in the Pool tables after the four qualifying rounds, with points shared in abandoned matches. Victoria Country v NSW Green NSW Green cruised to a six-wicket win on the back of a strong bowling effort against Victoria Country. Bradley Simpson and Ben Mitchell both claimed two wickets, as Victoria Country was dismissed for 104 in the 31st over. I...
Day 3 Wrap: SSA 15 & Under Championship
Cricket Australia State Competitions
The School Sport Australia 15 & Under Boys National Championships arrived on the Sunshine Coast today, with a number of close contests. Queensland v NSW Magenta NSW Magenta’s unbeaten start came to an end, as Queensland scraped home by one-wicket in a thriller. Dhruv Kant’s knock of 70 led NSW Magenta to a total of 160, as Mitchell Pascoe picked up four wickets. Queensland reached its target in the penultimate over, with an unbeaten 25 from Jet Liebke sealing victory. South Australia v ACT ...
Victoria wins men’s Grand Final at 2017 NICC
National Indigenous Cricket Championships
Victoria has won the men’s Grand Final at the 2017 National Indigenous Cricket Championships (NICC), defeating New South Wales by 18 runs and in the process securing the NICC men’s title for the first time.   Victoria won the toss and elected to bat first, but an impressive run out in the second over removed Daniel Mock (2) to give New South Wales the early momentum. Djali Bloomfield (1/34) and Ben Patterson (2/47) then combined for a destructive bowling spell that left Victoria reeling at...
NSW wins women’s Grand Final at 2017 NICC
National Indigenous Cricket Championships
New South Wales has won the women’s Grand Final at the 2017 National Indigenous Cricket Championships (NICC), defeating Queensland by just five runs in a scintillating contest. The victory means New South Wales has extended their winning streak in the women’s competition to 10 years.   Queensland, playing in just their second National Indigenous Cricket Championships within the women’s division and first Grand Final, made it to the final after an impressive six-wicket victory against the N...
Players of the Tournament, Black Caps squads announced at NICC
National Indigenous Cricket Championships
The outstanding performances of the 2017 National Indigenous Cricket Championships have been recognised at a presentation dinner last night ahead of the Grand Finals today, with individual player awards announced as well as the men’s and women’s Black Caps squads for 2017.   New South Wales swept the individual player awards for the tournament, with Nathan Price named the men’s Player of the Tournament as well as the highest run scorer, and Ashleigh Gardner named women’s Player of the Tour...