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Welcome to the 2022/23 Junior cricket season!
Cricket Season is one week away

Unfortunately the weather has disrupted our pre-season training schedule. With the constant rain today and another 8 to 15 mls forecast for Saturday we are cancelling Saturday morning's junior training session. 
The season for all junior teams commences next weekend and mid week training will continue for the rest of the season. Saturday training is now finished....

2021-21 Blasters Programmes Open for Registrations

Registrations are now open for 2021/22 Junior Blaster & Master Blaster Programmes to run at Ormond Cricket Club (E E Gunn Reserve Ormond). We have scheduled a 10 week programme commencing Saturday 23rd October through to 5th March (with Christmas break 25th Dec to 29th Jan). Both programmes are $99 for the 10 weeks...

OCC has an Olympian in Tokyo!

The Ormond Cricket Club is yet to produce a test cricketer but we do have an Olympian!
Elise Collier is going to Tokyo and competing in the 10-metre air rifle event. It’s an incredible story that has featured in major newspapers and you can read it here...

Junior Blaster & Master Blaster Programmes Open for Registrations

Registrations are now open for 2020/21 Junior Blaster & Master Blaster Programmes to run at Ormond Cricket Club (E E Gunn Reserve Ormond). We have schedule a 10 week programme commencing Saturday 21st November through to 6th March (with Christmas break 26th Dec to 30th Jan). Both programmes are $99 for the 10 weeks 

The Annual President and Past Players Lunch Saturday 9th November

The Annual President and Past Players Lunch isn’t far away! To be held at the Function Room at EE Gunn on Saturday 9th November.
RSVP now to secure your spot as we welcome two recipients to the Ormond Cricket Club Life Members!
The First Eleven will be playing Ivanhoe CC on the day, so make sure to wear your Ormond Colours to help bring the boys home!

Congratulations Ben Speake

Congratulations Ben Speake

Congratulations to Ben Speake on his first century for Ormond CC, unbeaten on 137 before rain interrupted play.

Our first eleven continue on next week for 9 overs after finishing 3/252 on day 1.

First XI Brunswick CC v Ormond CC Round 1

Footage from Round 1 v Brunswick (courtesy of Brunswick CC Facebook)
Ormond Cricket Club crashed the party as the First XI were outplayed in game one of the season. Although, Liam Murphy still provided plenty of highlights with some lofty blows in his knock of 70.

Brunswick (10/156) LJ Murphy 70 def by Ormond (6/193) JC Pearson 2/35 C McKay 2/36.

Russell Oaten 500 OCC Games
Vale Stephen Ambler

Vale Stephen Ambler

It is with immense sadness that I write to inform you all of the passing of Steve Ambler today, after suffering a heart attack late last week. Steve collapsed while running on Thursday, January 24 and died at Monash Hospital four days later.   

OCC Juniors Selected in Australian U17 Squad

The Club is proud of our Junior Development Program which has seen 7 boys move to Premier Cricket in the last 2 seasons.  In the recent Under 17 National Championships 3 Ormond Boys represented Victoria, Miles Sellenger (Captain) Bailey Moon and Zac Sleeman.  All three have been involved in our Back to Back Craig Shield Titles as well partaking in our Winter Programme   

Murray Ring Appointed Senior Coach for Season 2018/19
Ian Shields Awarded Life Membership VSDCA
Ormond Wins Back to Back J G Craig Premierships
Barry & Wild smash 7th wicket record partnership

On Saturday at EE Gunn Reserve, Ormond’s Brendan Barry and James Wild set a new 7th wicket partnership of 183*, breaking the previous 7th wicket record partnership of 177 set by Adam Dale & Greg Hobba (Bundoora Old Paradians now Plenty Valley) made in season 2007/2008.

Ormond chasing Oakleigh’s imposing total of 299 were in trouble at 6/119 before Wild & Barry came together and guided their side to a brilliant victory finishing the day at 6/302.

At stumps James Wild remained 135 no (16 x 4’s & 2 x 6’s) and Brendan Barry 87 no.

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