Footscray is excited to appoint Alan Wise as our bowling coach for season 2018/19. Alan played played for Victoria, played 286 matches for Richmond/Monash Tigers, and took a fantastic 541 wickets at an average of 18.17. His best bowling was 7/29.
We welcome Alan and look forward to watching him coach our young bowling attack this season.
We are excited to secure the services of Western Suburbs legend Michael O’Keefe as Footscray’s batting coach for season 2018/19. Michael is the current record holder for most runs for Footscray, was captain coach, and has a great premiership record with the Yarraville Club in the VJCA compettion.
Dear Members and Supporters
We are delighted to advise that Australian Cricket Legend Rod Marsh will be our special key note speaker for our lunch this year on Friday 16 November 2018.
Merv Hughes will again be our Master of Ceremonies and a guest comedian will provide us with plenty of laughs.
The lunch will be at the same venue, the Peninsula Room at Atlantic on Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade, just behind Etihad Stadium. Arrival time is 12.15pm for 12.30pm. A booking form is attached. We look forward to seeing you there.
FCC Chairmans Luncheon Invitation 2018
Four Victorian Premier Clubs Recognised for Premier Club Accreditation Scheme results
It is most pleasing that Footscray Cricket Club has again been awarded the best Premier Cricket Club in the country by Cricket Australia. The assessment and award has been running for two season and the Footscray Cricket Club have won it on both occasions.
There were 97 Premier Clubs covering all states and territories in Australia who participated in the assessment. The criteria included:-
coaching, performance, player development, playing and training facilities, culture, junior development, community engagement, volunteers, governance, administration finances, promotion,
communication, and fund raising.
There are so many dedicated volunteers and supporters who have all played their part in this fantastic achievement.
Set the date aside for our annual Chairman’s Lunch; Friday 17th November.
Our special guest speaker for this year Allan Border.