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Ballarat Cricket Umpires Association NEWS  
Annual General Meeting
The BCUA AGM will be held on Wednesday 3rd June our rooms at the Russell Square Community Sports Centre commencing at 7:30 pm.   Nominations for all executive positions are open, they close with Mark a week before the AGM. Be there or be square.
Ballarat Cricket Association NEWS  
Congratulations Brown Hill CC 2014/15 First Grade Premiers
Congratulations Ballarat Fire Brigade CC 2014/15 Division 2 Premiers
Congratulations Ballarat / Redan CC 2014 / 15 Under 14 Premiers
Congratulations Darley CC 2014 / 15 Under 14 2nds Premiers
Congratulations Elaine CC 2014 / 15 Under 13 Premiers
Naps-Sebas Liam Rigby wins Cleary medal
  Naps-Sebas all-rounder Liam Rigby wins Cleary medal Champion: 2015 EJ Cleary Medal winner Liam Rigby, of Napoleons-Sebastopol. PICTURE: ADAM TRAFFORD HUMBLE Napoleons-Sebastopol all-rounder Liam Rigby was a popular EJ Cleary Medal winner on Wednesday night. Rigby represents a new, emerging generation of talent in the Ballarat Cricket Association clubs firsts. Darley captain Matt Cape, a dual Cleary Medallist, presented Rigby with the best and fairest award. Rigby’s captain Carman Ma...
Noel Heafield wins BCA's Bernie Davey Medal
  Noel Heafield wins BCA's Bernie Davey Medal By  MELANIE WHELAN March 19, 2015 Ballan’s seasoned all-rounder, Noel Heafield, captured the Bernie Davey Medal as Ballarat Cricket Association division one best and fairest player on Wednesday night.   Noel Heafield in action. It was a clear victory for Heafield, who tallied 17 votes polled consistently through the summer. Highlighting the Blues’ depth, teammates Zac Graham and Michael Snaith finished equal runners-up with...
BCA Junior Awards 2014/15 Season
Congratulations to the following BCA Junior Best & Fairest and other Winners Bedt & Fairest based on votes Under 13 Competition NICHOLAS PANTZIDIS (Elaine)     Under 14 2nd XI DAVID O’DONNELL (Buninyong) Under 14 1st XI MATT HARRIS (Golden Point) Under 16 2nd XI Competition MATTHIEU BREHAUT (Ballarat Redan Haddon) Under 16 1st XI Competition ZAC JENKINS (Ballarat Redan) U/16  1st XI Batting Aggregate - Zac Jenkins (Ballarat Redan) - 407 runs U/16  1st XI Bowlin...
Imparja Cup NEWS  
A night of honours for the nation’s top Indigenous cricketers
The leading men and women of the 2015 Imparja Cup, cricket’s national all-Indigenous tournament, have been named in the Men’s and Women’s Black Caps squads during the Imparja Cup Gala dinner in Alice Springs last night.   The best-performed men and women were selected for the 12-member squads based on their performances throughout the week.   Paul Stewart, Cricket Australia National Indigenous Officer, John Watkin, Cricket Australia Senior Manager Game Development and...
MEDIA RELEASE: Cricket Centre Stage in Central Australia
The best male and female Indigenous cricketers from across Australia are readying themselves for the annual journey to Alice Springs for the all-Indigenous cricket carnival the Imparja Cup on Sunday 8 February. The week-long tournament, which brings together more than 500 players representing states and territories, major centres, communities and schools will begin on Sunday 8 February at Traegar Park beneath the McDonnell Ranges. Western Australia returns to Alice Springs as the reigning Cup h...
Cricket Australia State Competitions NEWS  
Australian U19 squad announced to play English rivals
Australian Cricket will begin its preparation for its next Cricket World Cup engagement at the Bupa National Cricket Centre in Brisbane from Monday. While the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand is undergoing the final build-up before the opening matches next week, Cricket Australia will put 24 of its most promising male youth cricketers into camp as part of its preparations for the 2016 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh. The Australian U19 Team is coached by Graeme Hic...
U19M: Team of the Championships
  FINAL STANDINGS: TEAM POINTS NSW Metropolitan 29 Western Australia 26 ACT/NSW Country 22 Queensland 18 Victoria 17 South Australia 6 Northern Territory 6 Tasmania 4 BOLD  indicates the winner of the Championships SPIRIT OF CRICKET AWARD: Tasmania PLAYER OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP: NSW Metropolitan - Luke Bartier LEADING RUN SCORER: Western Australia - Jake Carder  (366 runs) LEADING WICKET TAKER: ACT/NSW Country - Riley Ayre (20 wickets) MOST DISMISSALS BY A FIELDER: South Austral...
U18F: Team of the Championships
  FINAL STANDINGS: TEAM POINTS NSW Metropolitan 30 Victoria 34 Queensland 23 South Australia 21 ACT/NSW Country 15 Western Australia 8 Tasmania 6 Victorian Invitation XI 0 BOLD  indicates the winner of the Championships SPIRIT OF CRICKET AWARD: Tasmania PLAYER OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP: NSW Metropolitan - Ashleigh Gardner LEADING RUN SCORER: NSW Metropolitan - Ashleigh Gardner  (199 runs) LEADING WICKET TAKER: NSW Metropolitan - Lauren Cheatle (18 wickets) MOST DISMISSALS BY A FIEL...
Country Central Highlands NEWS  
Rigby arrives at Houghton Main
Cricket Willow UK Scholarship winner Liam Rigby provides his first update since his arrival in England. Hi all, I thought I better give you an update on how things are tracking over here in the UK. We spent three nights in London and did all the tourist things, Westminster Abbey, Tower of London, Buckingham Palace etc. Caught up with some relatives as well which was really good before we caught the train up to Doncaster. We have been in Barnsley for the last two weeks. We are staying with Kay a...
2014/15 Central Highlands Team of the Year announced
The Central Highlands Region Team of the Year has been selected for the 2014/15 season.  The Team of the Year's selection is based on statistics only with the VCCL criteria of . Positions 1-2:                     Two opening batsmen who are primarily recognised as opening batsmen. Positions 3-6:               &nbs...
Vale Vin Cahill
Sad news with the passing of Central Highlands Region Life Member Vin Cahill.  Aged 94 Vin passed away on Thursday 2nd April.  Although Vin was in hospital, his death was rather sudden. Vin was a CHR Life Member, Merriman Medallist, among many accolades bestowed upon him over a long association with the game of cricket. Vin successfully coached the Central Highlands Region U21 team (even past his 90th year) for many years and will be fondly remembered by many of ou...