– By Adrian Hawkes

– By the Players on Tour

Upcoming Tours

If you have any views or any interest in coming on or helping organise an overseas tour in the next few years, read below and contact Greg Brooks
prez@ccnsw.comor Adrian Hawkes

Perth Tour Australia Day Weekend 2020

Several members in the club have expressed an interest in a tour to the west…here is your chance!

Three matches in Perth over a 5-6 day period with a guarantee of good cricket and fun times!

The following players are all confirmed:
Ian Allmey, Mike Beergah, Greg Brooks, David Craig,  Mark Henwood, Soren Hughes (+2),  Stuart Ridge, Tom Robertson, Joe Scarcella, Andrew Spedding, Mike Tarrant, Scott Wells, Jed Wesley-Smith. 
We will take up to 16-18 cricketers so we can offer two games for each player.
Partners and family are most welcome.
Please respond ASAP if you intend to join the tour as I would like to lock in as many players as soon as possible.

There are some great airfares at the moment as well…I’ve booked Qantas return for $440 arriving Friday January 24th depart Friday January 31st.
Please advise if you are seeking group accommodation or booking individually?
There are some nice two bedroom apartments on the edge of the city near the Swan river for approx $100 per person per night.
I will ask for a $200 deposit in the coming weeks to secure any group accommodation.
Soren has already arranged family accommodation for his gang.

Three matches are confirmed.

  1. Sunday January 26th : Lords Taveners @ venue tbc.
  2. Monday January 27th: Subiaco/Floreat Masters @ Floreat Oval.
  3. Tuesday/Wednesday January 28th/29th: Fremantle/Mosman Park XI @ Gilbert Fraser Reserve.

There is no CCNSW matches over the long weekend.

Please contact Greg Brooks (Details above) if you are interested in going.

“Tour 2020”: Corfu-Croatia and Slovenia 10-29 September 2020

Photo of Corfu

Photo of the Island of Vis

The immediate response by Club members to this proposed tour has been extremely positive. We already have $900 deposits from 20 people (12 long standing  C.C.N.S.W.  players) to secure their place on the tour: Rob Bevilacqua (2), John Fish, David Jones (2) Steve Kish (2),  Bruce Pendlebury (2), Tom Robertson, Matt Russell , Nick Saady,  Dave Stewart (2), John Wise (2),  Trevor Worland (2), and  Ken Yardy (2).

We probably only have room for 4-5 more players. We want to give priority to all current C.C.N.S.W. members in particular those playing regularly for our C&S/Masters/Classics/Vintage/ LMS sides.

We want to give priority to all current C.C.N.S.W. members in particular those playing regularly for our C&S/Masters/Classics/Vintage/ LMS sides.

Will any member interested contact Ken Yardy

Tour information is listed here:






Destinations: Greece (Corfu) – Croatia – Slovenia

Dates: 20 days from Thursday 10 September to Tuesday 29 September (not including flight time to/from Australia)

Cost: At current exchange rates, approx $4500 pp  (twin share/double) not including flights to/from Australia

Costs for the tour include internal flight from Corfu to Athens and international flight to Croatia. These costs also include all hotel accommodation in Corfu, Croatia and Slovenia, breakfast in all hotels, all transfers and costs of sightseeing tours in Dubrovnik, Split, Zagreb and Ljubljana, a day in Lake Bled,and wine tasting on the Peljesac Peninsula.

Cricket: 8 games in 20 days: 3 in Corfu; 1 in Croatia and 3 in Slovenia

Corfu:  8 days Thursday 10-Thursday 17 September: see

3 games:

Croatia:  4 days Thursday 17 September to Monday 21 September Dubrovnik  – Split –island of Vis

1 game of cricket on island of Vis on Sunday 20 September see

Slovenia:8 days Monday 21 to Tuesday 29 September Zagreb-Mežica- Ljubljana

3 games proposed: – see

1 game of cricket in Mežicaon Sunday 27 September

2 games of cricket in Ljubljana on Friday Sept 24 and Saturday 26 September

Tuesday 29 September – departure from Ljubljana.

Past Tours

Tour of Christchurch January 2018

Game at Akoroa
Back row (l to r): Michael Watson, Sam Barrington-Smith,Raj Anand, John Wise, Anthony Watson
Middle row: Ken Yardy (Mgr).Jim Morrison, Beau Yardy, Pat Hogan, John Jackson
Front row: Peter Harrison, Simon Muggeridge, Ross Dalgleish, Edward Robertson, Soren Hughes
Seated: Tom Robertson (c) Craig Fletcher

Tour of Canada and the US 2015


C.C.N.S.W. 2015 Tour party outside The White House
Back Row: – Bruce Coppock, John Fish, William Stonehouse, Tom Robertson, Rob Bevilacqua, Bruce Pendlebury, Alison Pendlebury (Scorer), Brian Gream.
Front row: – Scott McCallum, Ken Yardy (Tour Manager), Lachlan Stonehouse, Steve Kish, John Wise, Matthew McCallum, James Morrison .
Absent: – Paul Moorhouse, Antony Wood, Dennis Cameron, Dave Stewart.

All Past Tours

The Sri Lanka Tour in 2019 was the Club’s 35th overseas tour in the past 31 years (plus four other separate tours to Norfolk Island, Lord Howe Island, Tasmania and Cairns):

  • 1989 Fiji
  • 1991 Asia, involving matches in Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Johore Bahru & Singapore
  • 1992 Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1993 Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1993 North America-Canada and U.S.A.
  • 1994 Malaysia and Singapore
  • 1995 Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1996 Barbados/Trinidad
  • 1997 England
  • 1998 Norfolk Island
  • 1999 Lord Howe
  • 1999 South Africa
  • 2000 Vanuatu
  • 2001 Bali
  • 2002 Kenya
  • 2003 Sri Lanka
  • 2004 Cook Islands (Easter)
  • 2004 Cairns (July) (not overseas)
  • 2005 England
  • 2006 Samoa
  • 2007 New Zealand (Wellington and environs) – January
  • 2007 South Africa – September-October
  • 2008 Hawaii
  • 2009 India
  • 2009 Paris-Dublin-England
  • 2010 Italy
  • 2011 Caribbean
  • 2012 South America (Argentina and Chile and Peru)
  • 2013 Amsterdam-England-Malta
  • 2014 South East Asia
  • 2015 Wellington, New Zealand
  • 2015 Canada & East Coast North America
  • 2016 Queenstown, New Zealand
  • 2017 Nelson, New Zealand
  • 2017 Scotland & England
  • 2018 Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 2019 Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2019 Sri Lanka