Moonee Valley Cricket Club





John Brelis - a five-wicket haul in the last game played in the Sevenths [more]
First class cricketer from Pakistan, Ihtisham Uddin - now available for private coaching and tuition [more]
We need acceptances now: And need raffle ticket stubs and cash back NOW! [more]
Steven Ball (left) - his 100th game with Moonee Valley. Batting, bowling, fielding award winner - what hasn't he done! [more]

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The Moonee Valley Cricket Club wishes a Merry Christmas and a happy and safe new year to our players, members, supporters and their families.

Senior training resumes on Tuesday, January 4 and Thursday, January 6, with the first matches in our two-day grades resuming on the January 8/9 weekend.

Junior matches resume on the weekend of January 28-30, except for our Under 14 A team, which resumes on January 22. Junior training resumes in the week leading up to the first game back.

Juniors, particularly those in the Under 16s and Under 14s, are encouraged to train with the seniors until junior training resumes.


Our girls on the 'G'for the Boxing Day Test



Moonee Valley cricketers Clare Ardern and Tien Ha will be representing our club on the MCG on Day 4 of the Boxing Day Test.

Clare, the captain of our women's team, and Tien, a past captain and team administrator, will be competing against representives of seven other clubs in a 400 metre dash and a sprint during the tea break.

Both Clare (at far right) and Tien have played in the men's teams at Moonee Valley as well as with our women's team, and are more than capable as cricketers.

If they win the Club Cricket Challenge, Clare and Tien will win $1000 for Moonee Valley plus a bat autographed by the Australian squad for the Vodaphone Ashes Series.

So if you're at the MCG for Day 4 of the Test, cheer on Clare and Tien at the tea break. If not, keep an eye on the Channel 9 telecast as we're hoping they'll be proudly wearing our Moonee Valley colors for all to see.

Christmas Cheer at Moonee Valley


Celebrating some winning form at our Christmas Party at the Ormond Park pavilion on Saturday, December 18 are (left to right) First Eleven captain Mark Gauci, batsman Joel Wilford and Second Eleven acting captain Bede Gannon.

Watch this space for more photos and info from the Christmas party.

AroshaIhtishamAmit-10Nov 520pixCricket makes the world go round at Moonee Valley

Moonee Valley's latest cricket import, Ihtisham Uddin, has arrived in Australia from Pakistan, and has lost no time in settling in to training.

Ihtisham, who as recently as a month ago was playing first class cricket back home, is match-fit and raring to go.

He joins a veritable United Nations vying for spots in Moonee Valley's First Eleven.

And while there are tensions between the countries on the sub-continent, that's just not the case at Moonee Valley - as the picture here shows.

Welcoming Ihtisham are our champion Arosha Perera (left), from Sri Lanka, and chairman of selectors Amit Chaudhary (right), who came from India.

When you include Joel Wilford, Kris Garland and Simon Thornton from England, you can see cricket really does make the world go round at Moonee Valley.

Amit Chaudhary played a key role in liaising with Ihtisham as he worked through his visa application, and was the first person from our Club to welcome him when he arrived on November 10.

Main Club contact details:
Peter Golding - Club Secretary 0419 009 721
Charlie Walker - President 0409 237 543; 9370 1802
Kevin Gardiner - Junior Co-ordinator 0417 536 896

For more contacts, see "Office bearers & Officials" under "Club News & Info" at the top of the page.

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Last updated: December 24, 2010
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