Member Update September 2018

Ben Higgins wins 2018 Footy Tipping Competition 

Congratulations to Ben Higgins who is the winner of the 2018 ACA Footy Tipping Competition by three tips. 

After gaining the lead in mid-July, Higgins held off Rob O'Shannassy, Kerry Mackay (147), Clint Auty and Geoff Milliken (145) to take home the title. 

Ben is the winner of the new Wilson Staff C300 Driver and Golf Balls as a prize for winning the ACA Footy Tipping Competition. You can check out the Driver here.

In second place, Rob O'Shannassy has collected a $200 voucher from Okanui Clothing and Wilson Staff Golf Balls.

For third and fourth, Kerry Mackay and Clint Auty have won a Frequent Values Entertainment Book and a Bellroy Wallet.

While for fifth place Geoff Milliken has collected a Frequent Values Entertainment Book and a Ten Pin Bowling voucher. 

Last year's winner Christine Warton was unable reproduce her 2017 form, coming in 63rd place; while in the ACA office, Gabby Bortoli takes home bragging rights on 139, ahead of Brendan Drew and Alistair Nicholson. 

Thanks to all our member benefit providers who have generously donated to our Footy Tipping Competition, and our 170 competitors who took part this season.

Click here to see the full ACA footy tipping competition ladder.

Iconic cricket business for sale

Former Australian fast bowler and ACA Member Ian Callen is selling his business Willow Blue Australia, and would like ACA Members to have the first opportunity at purchasing the business.

Willow Blue Australia produces quality English Willow for Australian and International bat makers, and has been established since 1985. 

Click here for a letter to ACA members from Ian Callen, with more information about this exciting prospect. 

Corporate Golf Day Opportunity

ACA Members have been invited to join high profile music and entertainment industry players in an Ambrose style Charity Golf Day to raise money for those less advantaged in the community.

  • October 25th 2018
  • Terrey Hills Golf & Country Club, NSW
  • Players such as Jimmy Barnes, Billy Birmingham, Boy and Bear
  • Supporters such as Kerri‐Anne Kennerley, George Gregan and Andrew Mehrtens
  • Corporate networking opportunity
  • Run by Nordoff‐Robbins Music Therapy Australia (NORO)

Click here for more information.


Premier Cricket Program 

The ACA Premier Cricket Program launched last month, providing past player members with an opportunity to play, coach or mentor at Premier Cricket level. 

Click here for more information.


Member Benefits 

Please be advised of some of the offers that are available to ACA Members through our Member Benefits program. You can log on here to see the full list of benefits.

A brand-new benefit for the ACA, Specsavers is offering 25% off frames and lenses for ACA Members and providing Australian Cricketers' Association team members with professional eye care at great value prices.

Click here to sign in/login to the Specsavers Corporate Club.

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Click here to access Specsavers Corporate Club information

Thanks specifically again must go to our partners who are supporting our Footy Tipping Competition: Wilson, Okanui Clothing and Suunto (part of the Amer Sports group).

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Suunto has provided ACA Members a terrace offering on their Fitness 3 Wrist HR smart watch. You can check out the new season watches here. To order any of the Amer Sports products including the Suunto watches, please download the form here, and return to Brendan Drew.

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The ACA has long partnered with Frequent Values, who provide various discounts, benefits and offers across a wide range of products, services and experiences.

The current Frequent Values Newsletter can be accessed here.


Footy Tipping

As always, Wilson and OKANUI Clothing are providing the below discounts for ACA Members as part of their support for the ACA Footy Tipping Competition.


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Wilson Staff are providing the new Wilson Staff C300 Driver as a prize for the ACA Footy Tipping Competition. Check it out here. 

You may order any of the Wilson Staff equipment via this order form and returning it to


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Okanui Clothing has also provided a $200 voucher as a prize to the ACA Footy Tipping Competition.

Okanui offers all ACA members a 30% Discount on any products on their website

Please use the code: OVERTHEFENCE.