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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
Ballarat Cricket Umpires Association NEWS  
Meeting Night
Our first meeting to take availabilities will be Tuesday the 30th September at 7:00pm at our Rooms
Coaching Sessions have commenced; they will be held on Tuesday nights starting at 7:00pm @ the Russell Square Community Centre. Covering Junior & Senior Umpires, New and intending Umpires welcome. Four weeks the 26th August; 2nd, 9th and 16th September.
Cricket Australia State Competitions NEWS  
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  
More Highlanders make U15 Vic Country squad
The Central Highlands Region have three girls selected in the U15 Vic Country squad who will take on Vic Metro in a series in Malvern in early October.   Sophie Van De Heuvel (Golden Point CC), who made the Victorian U15 team last year, Choney Meemusour (Guildford CC, Castlemaine) and Bianca Mackay (Gisborne CC) have all been selected in the U15 Vic Country squad.  All three girls were a part of the Central Highlands U14 Girls team that won the U14 VicSpirit State Championship la...
Pat McKenna to captain Aust U19 team to Sri Lanka
Central Highlands cricketer Patrick McKenna has been selected as Captain for the Australian U19 tour to Sri Lanka next month.    McKenna, a left hand top order batsman, hails from Gisborne and last season rode a wave of success as he cracked it in the Carlton CC Premier First XI.   McKenna captained the Central Highlands U18 Boys squad in the Victorian Bushrangers State Championships making it to the semi-finals on the back of a record breaking week for McKenna.  Scoring 142...
Community Coach (Level 1) Course in Ballarat
A Community Coach (Level 1) Course will be held in the Central Highlands Region at the following venue –   Dates - Wednesdays 10 & 17 September 2014 (must attend both nights to receive accreditation) Times - 6pm – 9:30pm Venue - St. Patrick’s College gymnasium, 1431 Sturt Street, Ballarat (gym is at back of school near main oval)       Registrations to be in by 27 August 2014 Cost of the course is $125 and those interested are asked to register via the Cri...