Cricket Therapy with the Compton Cricket Club

Great feature on Dateline SBS last night by Yaarra Bou Melhem of the Compton Cricket Club’s Australian Cricket Tour.  Some good pics of the Mullagh’s, Urban Seed’s Laneway Cricket and Australian Cricket Society in the photos section. http://www.sbs.com.au/dateline/story/watch/id/601337/n/Cricket-Therapy

The Long Walk ‘Koorieoberre’ 2011

Took some pics of the Watjobaluk Dance Group from the Wimmera at Federation Square for The Long Walk build up to the “Dreamtime at the ‘G” AFL Game between Richmond and Essendon Football Club last Saturday Night. A highlight of The Long Walk 2011 was the introduction of the Koorioboree, a gathering of Indigenous dance groups fromContinue reading “The Long Walk ‘Koorieoberre’ 2011”

Compton Cricket Club Australian Tour 2011 Media

Awesome effort on media by Compton Cricket Club support staff Katy Haber in the US and Hugh Snelgrove and photographer Kimberley Low in Oz.  I’ve run a lot of community cricket events in my time and with all the efforts that go into getting 22 people on a field across geography and social divides… theContinue reading “Compton Cricket Club Australian Tour 2011 Media”

Compton Cricket Club Australian Tour Victoria Highlights & Thanks

Highlights: Cap presentation by Urban Seed EO Chris Lacey at Laneway Cricket Match in the heart of  Melbourne. Photo shoots and autographs with locals via the Marie Claire article found in the magazine rack at the local ‘servo’ in Skipton! Moments of silence : before the game at Harrow remembering members who had died fromContinue reading “Compton Cricket Club Australian Tour Victoria Highlights & Thanks”

Compton CC vs ACS Wanderers at Melbourne University

“We couldn’t beat the Poms, How about the Yanks?”  Link to the ABC  News report on The Compton Cricket Club versus Australian Cricket Society at University Oval.  Thanks to Ian Hammet, Graham Burgess and the Societies’ Chamberlin Trust Charity Arm for supporting the event so well. http://www.abc.net.au/news/video/2011/02/09/3134617.htm

Floods & Cricket…

Thoughts and prayers go out to many across Australia’s Eastern States and particularly those with whom we are connected in North and Western Victoria who have been affected by the recent floods. The reports are coming in to Cricket Victoria of many clubs that have lost facilites, kits etc.  Obviously playing cricket is not theContinue reading “Floods & Cricket…”