‘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”

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”

Johnny Mullagh XI play Willowfest

The Johnny Mullagh XI team finished runners up for the second consecutive year at the annual 2010 Globalwater Willowfest Cricket Championships in Mildura. The Johnny Mullagh XI was defeated in the Working Man’s Club B-Grade division final by 24 runs against a local team from Coomealla-Wentworth. The Johnny Mullagh XI is now an invitational sideContinue reading “Johnny Mullagh XI play Willowfest”

Visit to Budj Bim

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”