Pictures of ‘Tons of Runs’ Book Launch by Paul Daley including launch of the Indigenous Heritage River Walk and Pigeon Ponds vs Edenhope Cricket Match at Johnny Mullagh Oval, Harrow, October 29, 2011. ‘Tons of Runs’ is a remarkable research and publishing achievement that documents centuries from Australians in all forms of competitive cricket from the 1850’s untilContinue reading “‘Tons of Runs’ by Paul Daley”
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
Pics from this years Labour Day, Johnny Mullagh XI vs. Glenelg XI at Harrow, Victoria. The game has been played more or less annually since it was initiated at the Bicentennial in 1988 in tribute of Australia’s First National Touring Sporting Team the 1868 Aboriginal Cricket Team from the South West Wimmera region… Lot ofContinue reading “Labour Day 2011 at Johnny Mullagh Oval, Harrow”
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.
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”
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…”
I had a great trip to Gunditjmara Country in Western Victoria last week, kindly hosted by the long term organiser of the Johnny Mullagh XI Cricket Team , Wayne ‘Swisha’ Bell. The team carries the tradition and some of the ancestral links to Australia’s “First XI”, the 1868 side to tour England made upContinue reading “Visit to Budj Bim”