The Game of the Century

Seeing Roger Lowrey has brought up the famous District Cricket Final of 1965/66, we thought we should reprise this great Mic Rees’ piece on the very same game.

Cricket: On this day (or thereabouts) 54 years ago

With no live cricket currently being played, Roger Lowrey encountered a piece on one of Bill Lawry’s finest hours, the 1965/66 District Cricket Grand Final, between Northcote and Essendon.

Shanahan, Lawry and the breaking of the drought

First published here in 2011, this is Mic Rees’ piece on the famous 1965/66 Victorian District cricket Grand Final.

50th Anniversary Reunion of 65/66 District Cricket Final

An amazing scorecard in the 1965/66 Victorian District Cricket Final with Phantom scoring a double ton to help win the game for Northcote. Essendon would have been quietly confident posting 9d/514…from Keiran Croker