Almanac Lunches: ACS Winter Lunch with Gideon Haigh

Gideon Haigh is the special guest at the next Australian Cricket Society lunch on 19 July at the Royal Melbourne Hotel.

ACS Cricket: Lunch: -‘Women In Cricket’ – Cancelled

The Australian Cricket Society lunch on Friday, 31 May featuring ‘Women In Cricket’ has been cancelled.

Almanac Cricket: ASC Dinner with Aravinda de Silva

Former Sri Lankan cricketing great Aravinda de Silva is the guest speaker at the next Australian Cricket Society’s function on Friday, 12 April 2024.

Almanac Cricket: West Warrion v Deans Marsh Division Two Match Review

Liam McCullagh, the incoming Australian Cricket Society Scholar, reviews the West Warrion v Deans Marsh Division Two cricket match including the Friday night pre-match darts night activity and consequences.

Almanac Cricket: Australian Cricket Society – AGM and Luncheon

The Australian Cricket Society invites you to their AGM and luncheon with special guests from Cricket Victoria.

Almanac Cricket – The Ashes 2023: A Series to Long Remember

Australian Cricket Society literary scholar Kobe Jacobs concludes his coverage on one of the most memorable Ashes series in recent times. Filled with controversies, storylines and fierce trades of verbal exchanges that spilled into the media and political landscapes as well. Kobe recaps the series of events that had unfolded here.

Almanac (Cricket) Life: Veterans’ Cricket

Here is cracking yarn from Roderick St. George recounting how he came to don the whites for the Mont Albert Veterans, a team of over 50s playing in the Veterans Cricket competition.

Almanac Cricket: Celebrating The Ashes and Test Cricket Luncheon with Bryce McGain

The Australian Cricket Society invites readers to their next luncheon on Friday 26 May to celebrate The Ashes and Test Cricket with special guest Bryce McGain.

Australia v India – First Test Review: Embarrassing

2023 Australian Cricket Society scholarship holder Kobe Jacobs makes his Footy Almanac debut with an analysis of the First Test in the current India v Australia series. (Welcome aboard, Kobe! – Ed.)

Almanac Book Launch: ‘And Bring the Darkness Home: The Tony Dell Story’

The Governor-General of Australia, David Hurley AC, DSC, FTSE, will launch ‘And Bring the Darkness Home: The Tony Dell Story’ by Greg Milam on Friday 27 August 2021. Full details are in this post.

Australian Cricket Society Lunch – you’re invited!

Almanac readers are invited to attend The Australian Cricket Society’s annual football lunch to be held in late April.

Vale J. Neville Turner, one of life’s great characters

J. Neville Turner was a great character who had many passions: cricket, tennis, soccer, music and the law. Sadly he died last Thursday. He was a dear friend of many, including those in the Almanac community associated with the Australian Cricket Society and the Australian Society of Sports Historians. Ian Hammet (Almanac member, and ACS stalwart) penned this tribute. No doubt we will hear more in the coming days. Vale Neville Turner.