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
http://www.vuvox.com/collage_express/collage.swf?collageID=03eefd531a Slide show with a Ted Hayes voice over. I like the hats! Presented to the Compton Cricket Club by Urban Seed’s Chris Lacey for the Street Cricket leg of their Australian Tour earlier in the year! (pic below)
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”
Click here for Slideshow of photos by Kimberley Low from http://www.cricketouttacompton.com.au of the Compton Cricket Club travelling to the town of Harrow in Western Victoria to the spiritual heartland of Australian Cricket to play the Johnny Mullagh XI descendants of Australia’s First Touring sports team.
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”
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”
“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
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…”