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Ballarat Cricket Umpires Association NEWS  
Updated 2014/15 Rules
On Tuesday the 23rd November we will give out copies of the 2014/15 Rules, match Reports and cover other relevant info. Starting at 7:00pm at the Russell Square Community Sports Centre.
Meeting Night
Our first meeting to take availabilities will be Tuesday the 30th September at 7:00pm at the Russell Square Community Sports Centre
Final Pre Season Coaching Session this Tuesday the 16th December at 7:00pm at the Russell Square Community Sports Centre.
Ballarat Cricket Association NEWS  
MyCricket Scorer App Demo Session - Open Invite
  MyCricket Scorer App Demo Session - Invite   The Ballarat CA, Cricket Victoria, and Cricket Australia invite you to attend the MyCricket Scorer App Demo session.   WHEN/WHERE:  Thursday 18 th September (7.00pm – 8.30pm) at Wendouree CC Rooms.   The purpose of the session is to provide local scorers the opportunity to score a pre-recorded game of cricket (Big Bash match) using the MyCricket Scorer app with the ‘Demo Mode’.  After the session, scorers will have the ...
VCCL - 2014-15 Victorian Country Selection Program
The Victorian Country Cricket League is calling for nominations from interested players to join the Victorian State Training Squad for this season’s Australian Country Cricket Championships. The Championships will be contested in Bendigo between 5 th and 12 th January 2015. The ACCC playing program consists of 2 two-day matches, 2 one-day matches and a Twenty20 match. Matches are played against New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia and East Asia Pacific. For more ...
BCA AGM - 2014/2015 Board announced
The BCA AGM was held last night, Wednesday the 13/8, at this meeting the new board was announced for the coming season. This new board is as follows:   Rob Florence - President Michael Flynn - Vice President David Dawson - Treasurer Mark Grogan - Director Ron Bedford - Director Rob Dixon - Director Neil Davies - Director 
2015 U/18's Girls Carnival
Ballarat will be again hosting the u/18 Girls Carnival.   At this stage the Dates for the Carnival will 14/1 - 20/1 2015   We will supply more information when it comes to hand
SEDA Information Night
Combine your love of cricket with your education! The  Cricket Australia Sports Development Program offers Year 11 and 12 students the opportunity to complete their full-time education within sport, recreation and community settings. To find out more come along to the Information Evening – Eureka Stadium, Creswick Rd, Ballarat, Monday 11 th August at 7pm.  
Umpires Information Night
        HOWZAT? “only You the Umpire can answer that”      THE BALLARAT CRICKET UMPIRES ASSOCIATION INC. IS HOLDING AN INFORMATION NIGHT AT THE RUSSELL SQUARE COMMUNITY CENTRE TUESDAY 19 TH AUGUST @ 7:00PM   For all people interested in Umpiring the Forthcoming Season ·         Guys & Girls ·         Young & Old §   Training& Coaching provided §   Supportive & ...
Great umpiring opportunities
Want to be part of the game and umpire? The recruitment of new umpires generally takes place in the winter months and begins with the Cricket Victoria  Winter Classes  program. Most competitions are in demand for umpires, therefore it isn't too difficult getting started. Introductions with umpiring groups can also be arranged through Cricket Victoria if required. For further information contact the CV Umpiring Department on (03) 9653 1141 OR (03) 9653 1163. Cricket Victoria Umpire tra...
Cape named Central Highlands' cricket super squad captain
DUAL EJ Cleary medallist Matt Cape has been named captain of a Central Highlands cricket super team. Central Highlands Region unveiled its 2013-14 team of the year on Monday, with the Darley all-rounder at the helm. Cape, the reigning Ballarat Cricket Association best and fairest, said it was an unexpected honour. “It’s always a privilege to be captain of a team, even though this one doesn’t play an actual game,” Cape said. “It’s a nice little way to official...
The MyCricket Scorer app
The MyCricket Scorer app is now available as a  FREE DOWNLOAD   to all clubs for use on iPad, iPhone, Android Phones & Tablets.  The MyCricket Scorer app can keep all of your supporters, members, family, friends and opposition clubs up-to-date with real time match scores. The DEMO MATCH feature allows users to practice scoring a game without affecting any live data on the MyCricket website.
2013 / 14 Presentation Night Video
 Check out what was shown at the opening of the BCA Presentation Night in March.  
Thinking of Umpiring and earning some pocket money?
Thinking of being an umpire in Ballarat this coming season? The BCA are currently recruiting people who are interested in umpiring.  Full coaching and training will be offered. this is a great way to stay in touch with the game at either a junior or senior level. Male or Female all welcome and a chance to earn some pocket money. interested please send an email with your details too or CLICK HERE
Victorian Country Cricket League NEWS  
Bendigo to Host ACCC in January 2015
More news to come on this ACCC event in Bendigo to be held between Jan 4th and 13th 2015. Schedule will be 2 x 2 day matches and 3 x 50 over matches. Australian Country Cricket Championships 31st Carnival. Participants: Victoria South Australia Western Australia Queensland New South Wales ICC East Asia Pacific
Premier Round in the Country
Premier Cricket Venues for 2014-15 Country Round have been confirmed as follows:-   ROUND 5 – SATURDAY 25 OCTOBER 2014 Fitzroy Doncaster v Ringwood at Maryborough Greenvale Kangaroos v Casey-South Melbourne at Benalla Haw-Monash Uni v Prahran at Warrion Frankston Peninsula v Geelong at Ballarat St Kilda v Camberwell Magpies at Wangaratta Footscray Edgewater v Carlton at Bendigo Monash Tigers v Essendon at Swan Hill Melbourne Uni v Northcote at Port Fairy Dandenong v Melbourne at Morw...
2014 Country Week Finals
Country Week 2014  Final Scores   Provincial Final at MCG Geelong    10/209     T Sells(5); S Hall (21); A Ferguson (11); M Lineker (60); L Kentish (0); C Banbury (34); J Vrbovski (6)  J Hicks (38); R Burke (1); J Smith (0); D Irving 2/23; S Phillips 2/25; G. Wyatt 2/20 def Mornington Peninsula    10/170   S Foster (27); J Bridgeman (18); D Warwick (2); S Phillips (0); R Wilson (1); D Irving (52); C Brittain (33)W Pelzer (10);...
Cricket Australia State Competitions NEWS  
Hometown hero stars in big win
Home-ground hero Delissa Kimmince has led the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars to a comfortable 63-run victory over Pakistan in the second Twenty20 International at the Gold Coast District Cricket Ground in Robina. Kimmince tallied 43 off 48 balls at the top of the order before snaring a wicket with the new ball to earn player of the match honours and continue her side’s impressive form across all formats. Star allrounder Ellyse Perry made her long-awaited return to international cricket after ...
Cameron Leads Southern Stars to Easy Win
 Jess Cameron takes a stunning one-handed catch before guiding Australia to victory with the bat in the first ODI against Pakistan Jess Cameron and the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars have made light work of Pakistan in their opening one-day international in Redlands, with the world champions recording a comfortable four-wicket victory inside 37 overs. Forced to kick off their series without the injured and recently engaged allrounder Ellyse Perry, the home side barely missed a trick, as C...
Richardson, Cutting Star for Australia A
  Richardson, Cutting star for Australia A in Darwin   An inspired bowling performance led by Kane Richardson and Ben Cutting has ensured Australia A bounced back from their shock loss to the National Performance Squad on Tuesday, but they may have missed an opportunity to pinch a crucial bonus point in the process. The Aussie bowling attack was criticised after they conceded 82 runs from the final 10 overs against the young NPS squad, however, they responded in brilliant fashion durin...
Country Central Highlands NEWS  
Cricket Victoria Community Club Facilities Grant 2014-15
Cricket Victoria is pleased to announce the opening of the Community Club Facilities Grant for 2014/15. Further details can be found in the below memo.   Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications online via the Cricket Victoria website, you are able to access the online form by clicking here .   Also below are the Grant Guidelines and Application Form (for those who do not wish to apply online).   Information about the opening of this grant will be included in u...
Highlanders Season & STEPS Launch - Thurs 18 September
The Central Highlands Region is providing a ‘Highlanders Season Launch’ to kick off the Pathways program for season 2014/15 on Thursday 18th September 2014.   To launch the Highlanders program, Regional Cricket Manager Campbell Waring will be announcing the Coaches for the 2014/15 season as well as announcing the new set of Values we have created for our Central Highlands Region’s Pathways program. The new exciting STEPS Player Development program will also be launched for players and pare...
Highlanders selected in U17 Vic Country squad
Central Highlands Pathways players Blake Thomson (East Ballarat CC), Jakob Tidyman (Carisbrook / North Ballarat CC) and Matt Underwood (Gisborne CC) have been selected in the U17 Vic Country squad versus Vic Metro Cobram/Barooga .    This is Thomson and Tidyman's second year they have been selected in the U17 Vic Country squad, while it is Underwood's first time selected in the Vic Country squad.   Good luck guys!