For the first time at at least 40 years, the Finley Cricket Club is holding a reunion for past and present players.July 2, 2014 4:00am
Finley Cricket Club’s 1979/80 A grade premiership team (back, from left) C Alderdice, D Burton, R Boyd, M McDowell, A Koshcel; (middle) R Jardine, M O’Bryan, L Donkin, O Dunlop; (front) G Shaw, J Carr and N Pyle.
The Finley Cricket Club has a very long and proud tradition and that history will be celebrated when the club hosts its first reunion in a very long time later this year.
In fact, many of the elder statesmen of the club cannot recall the club hosting a reunion, certainly not in the last 40 years.
A small committee is in the process of organising the event.
‘‘There has been a lot of discussion over recent years about organising a reunion and we finally decided to get on with holding the event,’’ club secretary Daniel Hibberd said.
‘‘We have an incredible history and some incredibly talented players and teams have represented the club over the years. We want to celebrate our achievements, including our premierships.
‘‘At this stage we are trying to make contact with a number of former players across many years and it’s a big job.
‘‘We are working on a registration and contact database so we can keep in contact with everyone regarding the event. We now have a Facebook page set up as well.’’
The club is also looking for any memorabilia the public may have in their keepings.
Trophies, paper clippings and any other tid bits would be greatly accepted to use for the event, Hibberd said.
The event is set down for Saturday, November 22.
It will be the club’s first major function in the new Finley Apex Sport and Community Centre and a full day of premier grade cricket is planned.
Other events will be detailed closer to the reunion.
For further information, or to register your interested in attending, contact Daniel Hibberd at email@example.com or 0419
Police have arrested a man who allegedly escaped Dhurringile prison on Tuesday.
After building his form in a consistent effort during the past 12 months, Mulwala double trap shooter James Willett has staked his claim on possible Olympic gold after taking out the ISSF World Cup last week.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
SUNDAY will be a day of mixed emotions as Kristy Serpell remembers her son Jordan.
ROCHESTER V/Line travellers can now buy tickets in their home town again.
Lions Club charity money was stolen from a Kyabram barbershop Tuesday morning.
Seymour suffers disappointing loss to Euroa
Barooga transport owner-operator Glen Kearney says he is relieved the Federal Government has abolished the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.
DESPITE criticism from within the community over a perceived lack of use, the O’Keefe Rail Trail has enjoyed good traffic over the past couple of weeks, with more to come.
he success of the 2015 Barooga Sports Classic Pairs event has made the organisers the worthy recipient of the Berrigan Shire’s Event Management award at the Berrigan Shire Business and Environment Awards.
School fundraises for student with leukaemia.
Australian Dairy Farmers Limited has expressed disappointment at the announcement made by Murray Goulburn Co-operative about their revised opening milk price.
The News magazines are online - read high quality magazines in your time. Check in regularly for the latest editions.
Riverine Herald's well regarded locally produced magazines. They're now online, so you can read them whenever and wherever you like.
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.