Please note: The Australian Cricket College Presidents & Officials lunch scheduled for this Sunday (03/08/14) has been postponed. We will advise the new date when it is announced.
The next meeting will be held at East Burwood on Monday August 11 at 7:45pm.
This is an important meeting as we put forward a further tidy up of existing rules as mentioned at the AGM. There is also new club affiliations to consider and other information on upcoming events.
Welcome to season 2014-15, the 125th Anniversary Year of the BHRDCA.
Attached please find forms for
It would be greatly appreciated if you could complete same as soon as possible and get them back to me so we can update our contact records, website and start the grading process.
Note: they must be back to me by 31 July at the latest.
You will note that the U18 nominations are on the Junior Nominations Form not Senior as in the past.
The Junior Committe would also like to offer a Friday Night U16 grade again this coming season if there is sufficient interest, Ross Chambers will be broaching that with clubs soon.
If you need any further clarification or assistance with the forms (or any other matter) please do not hesitate to contact me.
Hon Sec (BHRDCA)
mob 0420 907 157
The 2014-15 cricket season is set to be the largest on record with the ICC Cricket World Cup, the fourth instalment of the KFC T20 Big Bash League, along with the Boxing Day Test providing an unrivaled opportunity to capitalise on cricket’s popularity.
The season is quickly approaching and to assist your club with its planning, the Inner East Metro Region Committee is pleased to invite you to a Region Forum. This forum will provide key information for all Inner East clubs on the following agenda items:
- Cricket Victoria Pathway Program – Inner East Emus
- MILO in2CRICKET & MILO T20 Blast
- Coach Education information
- BBL|03 season review and BBL|04 opportunities – Presented by Clint Cooper (Melbourne Stars CEO)
- Female Cricket opportunities
- Cricket Australia’s PlayCricket campaign and National Sign On Week
Where: East Burwood Reserve, Burwood Hwy, East Burwood
When: Monday, August 4, 2014
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Who: All club and association committee members, junior coordinators, coaches, volunteers and players are welcome.
To register please: click here and provide your details.
The 125th Anniversary committee, under the Chairmanship of Peter White, has met twice since the AGM, with the members of the Committee all enthusiastically involved in all manner of tasks related to the Anniversary.
In conjunction with the 125th Anniversary Committee and the COM, a theme related to the 125 key people and events of the BHRDCA’s history is being established. This will involve bio’s on the individuals selected and a synopsis on the relevance and importance of events included. These will be displayed on the night in the format of a timeline of the keys points across the association’s history.
Some of the projects and tasks undertaken to date or now underway include…
- Settling on a Date & Venue in the 2014/15 season – PW/EB to formally advise Familiarising ourselves with holdings at the Whitehorse and Box Hill Historical Societies, with respect to their holdings and establishing working relationships with their management for assistance in displaying the material loaned and adding to the research depth and background on the Clubs, people, objects and ephemera relative to the BHRDCA’s history
- Establishing the type of event the 125th Committee and BHRDCA COM believe will capture the anniversary well
- Developing a ‘theme’ around the anniversary for BHRDCA paper based material – Scorebooks, Newsletters, Website etc – EB has underway
- Collating and formalising BHRDCA equivalent Honour Boards which detail… Office Bearers since 1890 Premiers & Runners up (in all grades – Snr, Jnr & Vets) since 1890
- Establishing Affiliation records for all Clubs, Grades in each season Commencing summary accounts of each season with commentary, Round by Round results and performance highlights of the season – a few examples have been completed with others being presented for review in the next month or so
- Building a basic Club history template with examples that each club can use as a model for each club to record their own club history – to be used as a component of the 125th Anniversary presentation
A couple of significant achievements have already been made by the 125th Committee.
- Locating a Photograph of the original meeting place where the BHRDCA was established
- Locating a Photograph of the original ‘Reporter Newspaper’ offices, inclusive of E.F.G. Hodges, the Associations first significant Office Bearer, standing in front of the building
- Locating BHRDCA COM Minutes 1967 – 1987 and teaming them up with their predecessors from 1913 – 1966 at the Whitehorse Historical Society
Heritage & 125th Anniversary Committee
Andy Lambert – Heritage Chair
Peter White – 125th Anniversary Chair
Michael Van Zuyden
The Box Hill Cricket Club (BHCC) are conducting a Female Information/Education Evening on Monday 14th July and free Female Cricket Academy.
BHCC aim to ensure associations, clubs and players that they are a resource to be utilised, they have first class female crickets and coaches at the ready, they are available to assist in developing junior female cricketers, who they would encouraged to continue their junior cricket with their current clubs, however giving the girls the confidence so that when they are of age have a connection to BHCC allowing them to continue their cricket into their adult years. BHCC are also the hub of female cricket when it comes to regional representation, having this established association with the players will offer greater opportunities for the girls to represent the Inner East Emus in all age groups during the state championships as well as being made aware of all other female cricket opportunities as they arise.
Check out all the details in the attached flyers.
Attention: All U/14 and U/12 cricketers, that intend to play for a BHRDCA club this coming season:
You are invited to a free junior development session on Monday 7th July, at:
10/11 Mary Street
The session runs from 1pm to 4pm (possibly 5pm), so there is no need to be there at the start, even if you can be there for just 30 to 60 minutes.
Please bring your own cricket equipment (helmet, bat, protective gear, etc)
Qualified BHRDCA Coaches in attendance.
Please contact Ross Chambers to advise if you are able to attend, or just come along on the day.
M: 0432 660 951
Box Hill Reporter District Cricket Association Inc Minutes of the 120th Annual General Meeting of Delegates held at the Whitehorse Council, 27 May 2014.
Cricket Victoria and Cricket Australia are holding their first Winter Warmer club development sessions, titled “So you’re on the committee, now what?”
As the 2014/15 cricket season quickly approaches, all clubs are beginning their preparations for what will be the biggest summer of cricket in recent memory.
Presented by Sports Community’s Steve Pallas, this session will focus on:
- Clubs obligations under recently reformed Associations Incorporation Act
- Risk management strategies
- Importance of setting club objectives
- Attracting volunteers to your club
- Fundraising initiatives
- Social media and communication to your members and local community
Tuesday 15 July, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Cricket Australia Boardroom, 60 Jolimont St, East Melbourne
Finger food and refreshments will be provided for guests.
Numbers are limited so please RSVP via the online form here
Further enquiries please contact Scott Tutton, Game & Market Development Manager – East 03 9653 1100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
At the recent AGM there were changes to the Committee of Management. Peter White replaces Peter Bain as Secretary, Ross Chambers replaces Peter White as Junior Section Manager, Dee Reid replaces Mike Dwyer as Minute Secretary and Tom Anderson replaces Tony Box as Chair of the Permits Committee.
A huge thank you to the retiring Peter Bain and Mike Dwyer. In particular Mike, BHRDCA life member, has been serving the association for more than 20 years. Mike will continue to provide the score service and Peter will continue on the permits committee.
A number of rules were approved and when the rules are updated they will be available on the website.
In the not too distant clubs will be asked to return the officials form for the current season and also nomination of sides for the coming season.
Planning is well underway for the new season at an association level, hopefully clubs are doing the same.
The BHRDCA AGM is on this coming Tuesday (27/05/14) in the Willis Room, Whitehorse Council at 8pm.
Please note this is at the Whitehorse Council NOT at the Box Hall Town Hall.
It is with deep regret I wish to advise the Association of the passing of Les Allan. Les passed away peacefully after a long illness on Saturday Morning.
Les was the Association Scorer for many, many years and will be a sadly missed by not only his Club East Burwood but by his many friends in the Association. Les was also a R.J. McIntosh Memorial Winner and a very well deserved one.
Our deepest condolences to Hazel, Penny and Dale and families.
The funeral service is at the Salvation Army, Kingsley Close, Rowville on Wednesday at 10.00 a.m. then the cortege will go to the East Burwood Ground. A private cremation will follow. Refreshments will be provided at East Burwood.
Please note the following details for the Pre-AGM and AGM:
This will be held on Tuesday April 29, 2014 at 8pm at the Willis Room, Whitehorse Council at 8pm. Any proposed rule changes need to be in the hands of the secretary – email@example.com – no later than 7 days before the meeting. A list of CoM proposed rule changes will be circulated prior to the meeting.
This will he held Tuesday May 27, 2014 at 8pm at the Willis Room, Whitehorse Council at 8pm.
Committee of Management.
A great article in the Leader newspaper this week regarding the Laburnum Cricket Club.
The club has called on its players to donate any unwanted cricket clothing or equipment, including bats and pads , to support the Cricket4Kids program.
Cricket4Kids serves as a link between clubs and communities around the world collecting, transporting and distributing cricket equipment to communities in need.
LCC’s collection will be shipped to the Cook Islands.
For the full article: Leader Newspaper – LCC + Cricket4Kids
Details on the Cricket4Kids program can be found at cricket4kids.org
BHRDCA 2013/14 Season Senior Presentation Night Award Winners.
Congratulations to all winners and award recipients.
C Grade Premiership Pennant – Koonung Heights Cricket Club
B Grade Premiership Pennant – Templestowe Cricket Club
A Grade Premiership Pennant – Heatherdale Cricket Club
ONE DAY COMPETITION GRADES
One Day C Grade Batting Average winner with 410 runs at an average of 58.57 from the Nunawading Cricket Club – Scott Millar
One Day C Grade Bowling Average winner with 28 wickets at an average of 12.21 from the Melbourne Falcons Cricket Club – Gaurav Sharga
One Day C Grade Premiership Pennant – Nunawading Cricket Club
One Day B Grade Batting Average winner with 402 runs at an average of 50.25 from Box Hill North Super Kings Cricket Club – Prathitha Pathirage
One Day B Grade Bowling – No Qualifiers
One Day B Grade Premiership Pennant – Vermont Cricket Club
One Day A Grade Batting Average winner with 432 runs at an average of 61.71 from the Waverley Cricket Club – Jake Rowe
One Day A Grade Bowling Average winner with 27 wickets at an average of 12.84 from the Box Hill North Super Kings Cricket Club – Kesavan Jeyarajah.
One Day A Grade Premiership Pennant – Mulgrave Wheelers Hill Cricket Club
TWO DAY COMPETITION GRADES
F Grade Batting Average winner with 358 runs at an average of 89.50 from the Vermont Cricket Club – Jason Wade
F Grade Bowling Average winner with 30 wickets at an average of 13.97 from the Heatherdale Cricket Club – Stephen Creighton.
F Grade Premiership Pennant – Mitcham Cricket Club
E Grade Batting Average winner with 301 runs at an average of 50.17 from the East Burwood Cricket Club – Sumeet Kumar
E Grade Bowling Average winner with 32 wickets at an average of 10.88 from the Blackburn Cricket Club – Luke Gibson.
E Grade Premiership Pennant – Blackburn North Cricket Club
D Grade Batting Average winner with 766 runs at an average of 109.43 from the Glen Waverley Hawks Cricket Club – Stuart Wynd
D Grade Bowling Average – No Qualifiers
D Grade Premiership Pennant – South Sharks Cricket Club
C Grade Batting Average winner with 340 runs at an average of 28.33 from the Templestowe Cricket Club – Richard Harford
C Grade Bowling Average winner with 30 wickets at an average of 10.20 from the Doncaster Cricket Club – Jason Irish.
C Grade Premiership Pennant – Laburnum Cricket Club
B Grade Batting Average winner with 733 runs at an average of 91.63 from the Nunawading Cricket Club – Trent Batchelor
B Grade Bowling Average winner with 32 wickets at an average of 15.44 from the Forest Hill Cricket Club – Jackson Manning.
B Grade Premiership Pennant – Nunawading Cricket Club
A Grade Batting Average winner with 681 runs at an average of 75.67 from the Syndal Cricket Club – Chris Tillotson
A Grade Bowling Average – No Qualifiers
A Grade Premiership Pennant – Syndal Cricket Club
Wilson Shield Grade Grand Final Umpires – Matthew Heath and Robert Summers.
The G.H. Griffith Trophy for the McIntosh Shield Grade Grand Final Umpires – Jeremy Beard and Phil Hermann
Frank Horne Memorial Medal (Umpires MVP award) from the Forest Hill Cricket Club – Ben Johnston
R.J.McIntosh Award – from the Box Hill North Super Kings – Steve Carusi and Nunawading Cricket Club – Dave Cowell
McINTOSH SHIELD 2NDS GRADE
McIntosh Shield 2nds Grade Batting Average winner with 383 runs at an average of 63.83 from the Templestowe Cricket Club – Jim Tsiotinas
McIntosh Shield 2nds Grade Bowling – No Qualifiers
The Dorothy McIntosh Shield and Premiership Pennant – Box Hill North Super Kings Cricket Club
WILSON SHIELD GRADE
Wilson Shield Grade Batting Average winner with 423 runs at an average of 105.75 and a top score of 140* from the Kerrimuir United Cricket Club – Ryan Hillas
Wilson Shield Grade Bowling Average winner with 34 wickets at an average of 9.85 with best bowling figures of 8/23 from the Blackburn North Cricket Club – Leigh Odermatt
The Wilson Shield and Premiership Pennant – Koonung Heights Cricket Club
The Fred Watson Medal winner for 2013/14 with 18 votes from the Vermont South Cricket club – Lahir Anthony
McINTOSH SHIELD GRADE
McIntosh Shield Grade Batting Average winner with 431 runs at an average of 71.83 from the Blackburn Cricket Club – Luke Davis
McIntosh Shield Grade Bowling Average winner with 30 Wickets at an average of 12.07 and best figures of 6/52 from East Burwood Cricket Club – Simon Cocks
McIntosh Shield and Premiership Pennant – Forest Hill Cricket Club
The Len Toogood Medal winner for 2013/14 with 16 votes from the Blackburn Cricket Club – Luke Davis
For all the photos from the night visit: http://www.fieldofview.com.au/gallery.php?mode=gallery&id=NzA4MDIzNTY3YjBhNw%3D%3D&page=1
Since its formation in 1890-91, the BHRDCA has celebrated 118 completed seasons. Like to know who has taken out most of the top honours? Check out this list complied by Andy Lambert and the Heritage Committee.
Visit the heritage page for more articles!
JUNIOR PERPETUAL AWARDS
RON HENNESSY SHIELD
This Shield was inaugurated in 2006/07 and is presented to the U16A Champion Team It was named after Ron Hennsessy in honour of his contribution to Junior Cricket as Junior Registrar and Records Secretary. Ron, an Association Life Member was from the Nunawading Church of Christ Club (name changed to Laburnum Cricket Club in 2013/14).
Recipient Teams (U16A Champion Team)
|2006/07||EAST BOX HILL CC|
TIM MOORE PERPETUAL SHIELD
This Shield was inaugurated in 2001/02 and is presented for Outstanding Contribution to Junior Cricket. It was named after Tim Moore in recognition of his own personal outstanding contribution to BHRDCA Junior cricket, in particular his 10 years as Junior Section Manager which encompassed a watershed era for junior cricket. Tim, an Assn Life Member was from the Nunawading CC.
|2001/02||DAVID LAW||EAST BOX HILL CC|
|2002/03||RON HENNESSY||NUNAWADING Cof C CC|
|2003/04||MAURIE O’DAL||BULLEEN-TEMPLESTOWE CC|
|2004/05||NEIL DAVEY||EAST BURWOOD-B’WOOD CC|
|2005/06||PETER BAIN||BLACKBURN CC|
|2006/07||DOUG RICKARBY||VERMONT CC|
|2007/08||BILL KARAMETOS||KOONUNG HEIGHTS CC|
|2008/09||RAY FISHER||BHRDCA UMPIRES ASSN|
|2009/10||GRAHAM MATTHEWS||BULLEEN-TEMPLESTOWE CC|
|2010/11||PAUL NEWMAN||ST DAVIDS CC|
|2011/12||GARY BLYTHE||DONCASTER CC|
|2012/13||PETER TURNLEY / EDDIE LEE||BLACKBURN CC|
|2013/14||ROB ROBINSON||EAST BURWOOD CC|
DOUG RICKARBY MEDAL
This Medal was inaugurated in 2013/14 and is presented to the U18 Player of the Year based on votes by the Umpires (Junior Brownlow Medal). It was named after Doug Rickarby in recognition of his significant contribution to BHRDCA Junior cricket and in particular the formation of an U18 Competition. Doug, a former Tim Moore Shield recipient was from the Vermont CC.
|2013/14||GAVIN CARUSI||FOREST HILL CC|
MADDOCKS SPORTS CUP
This Cup was inaugurated in 2013/14 and is presented to the U18 Champion Team. Its name derives from the Sponsorship of the U18 Competition by the Maddocks Sports Cricket Centre and Manager Anthony McCormack.
Don’t forget the BHRDCA Junior Presentation Night is on TONIGHT!
East Burwood CC @ 7pm.