Member Update



New Balance and the ACA have recently formed a new partnership.

ACA Members now have the privilege of accessing great discounts on the extensive product range New Balance are so well renown for. 

To promote and to celebrate this exciting partnership New Balance have created a promotional deal for all ACA members during the month of May.  This deal includes a generous 40% off voucher for any of their fully priced products (only one per member).  Get in quick and set yourself up for winter!

If you are still into cricket and need new shoes, take a look at their range.  If you love your golf, they stock a large selection of golf shoes.  All runners or walkers will have a brilliant range of products they can browse including shoes and clothing.  Please take a look at their website to view their product range;

After this great promotional deal ends in May, a discount of 20% off fully priced stock will continue until the end of 2019.  There are no restrictions on the 20% off deal, this can be accessed throughout the year.

For further information please see below or contact Kirsty Lamb in the office on 03 9698 7200.


New Balance has offered all members an exclusive 40% off discount code.

In order to access this code, you need to email Kirsty Lamb on

Terms & Conditions:

  • Discount applies to full priced product only
  • 1 x use per code; voucher can’t be used multiple times – once used the code will be expired
  • Excludes gift cards, e-gifts, clearance, sale product, already discounted & cricket equipment
  • Offer can be used online at Australian websiteonly:
  • Standard shipping charges apply
  • Discount expires May 31st 2019
  • Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, discount, clearance, voucher or promo 

New Balance have also offered ACA members a 20% off code for the remainder of 2019.

Enter the below discount code in the promo section of the check-out page ( or quote/show proof of Aus. Cricket Association membership to staff at NB Flagship stores (Melbourne Central, Chadstone & Pitt Street):


Terms & Conditions:

  • Discount applies to full priced product only
  • Excludes gift cards, e-gifts, clearance, sale product, already discounted & cricket equipment
  • Offer can be used online (Australian website only) & in-store (flagship stores only):
  • Standard shipping charges apply
  • Discount expires December 31st 2019
  • Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, discount, clearance, voucher or promo





How long have you been a member of the ACA?

since its inception… right from the very beginning.  It’s amazing to see that change that has taken place over this period of time and one which I’m very proud to have been part of in a very small way.


What level of cricket did you play at, and name a memory from that time that resonates with you?

There are literally too many fond memories to list them all – but it’s hard to go past all the Drink Cards we organised and almost every pub and nightclub in Melbourne – other than the mandatory Souvlaki on the way home – it was a free night out on the town almost every night of the week and was one which I took full advantage of!  Seriously though - I’d say the fun times we had as a group – the victories – playing with and against some of the greatest players of all time – they were certainly all highlights….


In your time as an ACA member, what Member Programs have you used?

The ACA Masters games which are simply awesome – the Health Days which are really important – and many coaching appearances etc.  All incredibly valuable and each has a significant impact on various levels.  The Health and Wellbeing Grant also really helps with the Gym Membership and certainly is a welcome injection to cover those costs.


What value do you place on each program?

Incredible value – they all deliver so much to us as players and to the communities that we interact with – massive fan of each and every one of them (and the many others that the ACA does which I’m not immediately involved with).


The ACA advocate for its members, what are the areas /aspects of our advocacy that you can recall throughout the time?

I go back to 1997 when it all started – and the ACA was the catalyst for change.  The work that Tim May, James Erskine and the other senior Australian players – and players across the country – all did was phenomenal and one that we began to see the benefits of back then (ie: pay and conditions etc) – but which are truly bearing fruit today for the current crop of players.


Why is being an ACA Member important to you?

Because I believe in what the ACA has done and what it stands for. It’s great to have the female cricketers on board now – and that the players can genuinely speak with one voice – is fantastic and truly vital and should never be taken for granted.


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The ACA believes in harnessing the skills, experience and knowledge of our Members.

Developing these skills and having ACA Members involved in coaching roles throughout various stages of the Australian cricket pathway is an important process in developing young talent.

The ACA is committed to the coaching development of our members through both the High Performance (level 3) and Representative (level 2) coach accreditation programs.

Each year the ACA allocates funding towards coach accreditation. The number of members interested will determine the level to which the ACA are able to subsidise any of your course fees.

Members can register for Representative Coaching (level 2) courses by talking with their States Coach Development Manager and/or registering on

The High Performance (level 3) program is a 12-month course. Cricket Australia will open registrations in April each year with a 6-day residential component an important component of this course generally conducted in June at the National Cricket Centre.

Please contact Brendan Drew at to discuss your interest in completing either Representative or High-Performance course.  These courses are extremely limited places.

The ACA have over 300 of its members listed as coaches, they have opportunities to work with kids, in clubs, in pathways and even through our Premier Cricket Programs throughout Australia. If coaching is of interest to you please contact the ACA for more information.

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Premier Cricket 




Melbourne Cricket Club

Women's Assistant Coach 

An exciting opportunity within the Melbourne Cricket Club is available as assistant coach of our three women’s teams who compete in the Premier and community cricket competitions. In addition to supporting our head coach in working with exceptional young talent who are also part of WNCL and WBBL programs, you will also have a match day role with our Premier Seconds team.

Click here for more information


Plenty Valley Cricket Club 

Positions Vacant - Female Cricket Department

The Plenty Valley Cricket Club is home to female cricket in the northern suburbs of Melbourne. The club fields 2 teams in the Victorian Premier League, the highest level of club cricket in Victoria, and a team in the Women’s Community Cricket Competition. In order to develop and keep providing high level opportunities for aspiring female cricketers, the club is looking for applicants to fill the following positions for the 2019/20 season.

  • Senior Assistant/1st XI Assistant Coach
  • 2nd XI Coach (non-playing)
  • 2nd XI Captain
  • Development Coach
  • Female Cricket Coordinator

Click here for more information or to apply.



Port Adelaide Cricket Club

Women's Head Coach Expression of Interest

The Port Adelaide Cricket Club is seeking a dynamic leader with coaching experience to fulfil the position of Women’s Head Coach for season 19/20 and beyond.

Port Adelaide is a Premier Cricket Club in South Australia and we are proud to be an inclusive Club that promotes diversity in the game of cricket. We have an impressive history of success amongst our women’s playing group that includes premierships and elite athletes (some of whom include Lynn Fullston, Karen Rolton, Amanda Wellington (current)) who have played/are playing at the highest level of the sport.

Click here for more information

Southern District Cricket Club


Southern District Cricket Club is seeking a suitably qualified High Performance Coach for the 2019/2020 season.

 The appointee will be responsible for the following:

  •  Contribute to pre-season planning and training.
  • Drive and monitor our 1st Grade and the High Performance Programme.
  • Work in conjunction with the Development Coach to promote the Player Development Programme.
  • Available to attend all training sessions and observe all 1st Grade matches.
  • Attend all Selection and Presentation Evenings.

Interested parties to forward applications and resume to Rose Miller. 



Gosnells Cricket Club Senior Head Coach

The Gosnells Cricket Club (GCC) is seeking a new Senior Head Coach to lead the club. The role encompasses ensuring strong development and high performance outcomes for both individuals and teams. Coaching will apply to the areas of batting, bowling, fielding, mental training, strength & conditioning and strategy.
We are looking for a leader to take the club into a new era of success on and off the field.

The role is suitable for someone who has;

  • Prior experience coaching a senior playing group
  • Cricket Australia Coaching Level 2 Accreditation
  • Previous experience playing first grade cricket (Optional).

Click here for more information




Click here for an updated list of ACA footy tipping after Round 7