Almanac Cricket: Footscray Cricket Premiers

Glen Davis remembers the Footscray Cricket Club winning their first VCA premiership in season 1979/80.

Almanac Life: Looking back in lockdown

Nostalgia, going home, the innocence of childhood, living life – 50 years down the track, Dips O’Donnell remembers and relishes a rich tapestry.

Cricket: Gaunt and Leigh’s campaign of carnage

Mic Rees profiles the 1964/65 district cricket season in Melbourne, and his Footscray team’s search for elusive success.

Melbourne Premier Cricket: And the winner is…Footscray!

Mic Rees loved every minute of the Premier Cricket Grand Final.

Surviving Summer Slings

Mic Rees remembers the career of Footscray’s Rod Nicholls.

What do you do for an encore?

This Sunday, November 3, marks the 40th anniversary of Barry Watson’s senior debut for the Footscray Cricket Club. His feat on debut has been unequalled by any at the club since. Mic Rees takes a look back at a stellar career that included the Doggies tasting premiership success for the first time in 32 years.

Eastwood made our day

Mic Rees looks back at the career of Ken Eastwood – the most influential player in the history of the Footscray Cricket Club. (Oh, and a former Test batsman.)