Johnny Mullagh XI at Willowfest 2011

Slide show and Gallery of pics from the Johnny Mullagh Squad at the Willowfest Australian Club Cricket Championships at Mildura 2011. Another wonderful week of challenging cricket and fun as families came together to again ensure the spirit and story of the 1868 ‘First XI’ remains a ‘living heritage’. Thanks to Aboriginal Community Justice Panel, Grampians IndigenousContinue reading “Johnny Mullagh XI at Willowfest 2011”

‘Tons of Runs’ by Paul Daley

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”

Credo Parkies vs. Outer East Trailblazers 2011

The Credo Parkies commenced their Reclink Australia Twenty20 season for the Clem Briggs Jnr Memorial Trophy at Lilydale yesterday. Outer East Trailblazers made 168 off their 20 overs with Gavin the best of the bowlers with 2/23.  Alan made a quickfire 17 with the bat creating a solid foundation before Credo Parkies crashed to be bowled outContinue reading “Credo Parkies vs. Outer East Trailblazers 2011”

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

Reconciliation Week Cricket Clinic in Bairnsdale

I was honoured to represent Cricket Victoria and be part of the Reconciliation Week Cricket Clinic at Bairnsdale West Primary School.  I was joined by Victorian Imparja Cup Coach Stuart Clark and Team Captain Alex Kerr.  Paul West does an inspiring job on behalf of both the school and Lucknow Cricket Club…  Now that’s good cricketContinue reading “Reconciliation Week Cricket Clinic in Bairnsdale”

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”

CV Cricket Clinic @ Ngootyoong Marr Aboriginal Health Expo, Warnambool

. What is your dream for you and your community?… This was the question asked as part of the Dream Box Project set up by ABC Open at the South West Victorian Ngootyoong Marr Aboriginal Health Expo, held on March 29, 2011. The expo was organised by South West Healthcare’s Warrnambool Community Health Aboriginal Health Promotion andContinue reading “CV Cricket Clinic @ Ngootyoong Marr Aboriginal Health Expo, Warnambool”

Labour Day 2011 at Johnny Mullagh Oval, Harrow

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”

Victoria’s ‘Noogal Tooengorrt Tani’ Team @ Imparja Cup 2011

Annie Hateley from Cricket Victoria put this great video and report together about the Noogal team at the this months Imparja Cup, the National Indigenous Cricket Carnival.  It was amazing to be in Alice Springs, a town of many of the most extreme contrasts of Australian life.  The red centre was wet and green andContinue reading “Victoria’s ‘Noogal Tooengorrt Tani’ Team @ Imparja Cup 2011”