Over 70s



NOV 19-25, 2019

A warm welcome to all teams participating at the 2019 Australian Over 70s Championships to be held in Albury/ Wodonga from November 19 – 25. Indications are the Championships will see 20 teams in competition with representation from every Australian State and New Zealand.

Matches will be played at venues around Albury/ Wodonga and surrounding towns. All games will be played on turf (including a night match) and follow the usual format of 3 games plus a Final. Over 70s cricketers and partners will enjoy a 2 day break between the second and third game. 

The pre-Championship management meeting, Welcome function and Finale Dinner will be held at the Commercial Club Albury – the main sponsor for the Championship .

 Participating Teams

Nominations have been received from WA (2), TAS (1.5), NSW (3), S.A (3), QLD (3), VIC (6) and N.Z (1). If necessary, Victoria may supplement teams to ensure a 20 team Championship and 3 divisions of competition. Teams and fixtures for each division to be forwarded once nominations finalised.    

A fee of $2,100 has been set for each team participating at the 2019 Over 70s Championships. To secure venues, Veterans Cricket Victoria requires a $200 deposit for each team nomination. States are required to EFT funds to VCV Treasurer Neville Crane by 12 July with final payment due 18 October 2019. Please ensure deposits include the name of the State/ team on the receipt.

Bank Details: Bendigo Bank BSB  633-000 Acc No 124 539 826

Championship Costs

The estimated cost for players covering the Welcome function, Lunches, Umpires, Ball & match fee is $180. The estimated cost for players and partners of the Finale Dinner that includes a 3 course meal plus entertainment (excluding beverages) is $65.

Championship Shirts

Details of Championship polo shirt design and cost attached. States should canvas interest and collate player and partner orders/ sizes and forward to secretary Carol Robinson secretary@vcv.org.au by July 26.

Over 70s Organising Committee

C/M Member




Greg Johnson

Chairman VCA O70s Championship



0418 999 391

Joel McGlynn

Secretary VCA O70s Championship



0414 810 156

Neville Crane

Treasurer VCV & Championship



0417 369 856

Bruce Pooley

Cricket Albury/ Wodonga Liaison


0409 326 917

Ian Hammet

VCV Website Liaison



0438 250 145

Ian Leach

My Cricket/ Umpires Liaison



0429 958 902

Proposed Schedule

Tues 19 Nov

3.00 – 4.15

Over 70’s Committee Meeting. Commercial Club 618 Dean Street, Albury Board Room

Tues 19 Nov

4.15 -5.00pm

Team Manager’s Meeting. Commercial Club Albury. Note: Each team to be represented at this meeting to collect material and latest information.

Tues 19 Nov

5.00 – 6.00 pm

Welcome Function – Commercial Club, 618 Dean Street, Albury.

Cash bar and Bistro open for Dinner

Wed 20 & Thurs 21 Nov

Day 1 & 2 Cricket

Fri 22 & Sat 23 Nov

Rest Days – Enjoy the break and explore the region

Sun 24 & Mon 25 Nov

Day 3 & 4 Cricket

Mon 25 Nov 6.30pm for 7.00pm

Championship Dinner at Commercial Club, 618 Dean Street, Albury

Ground Locations

Albury/ Wodonga and surrounding towns have 23 turf wickets available for the Championship . We expect all games to be played on turf with back up synthetic pitches available if required.

Tourist & Accommodation Information

The Albury/ Wodonga region has up to 5000 beds ranging from 5 Star Luxury accommodation to cabins and caravan parks. For more Tourist and Accommodation information https://www.visitalburywodonga. com