Tours

OVERSEAS TOURS – By Adrian Hawkes

REMINISCENCES OF TOURS GONE BY
– By the Players on Tour
CCNSW TOURING TEAMS 1989-2019

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 secretary@ccnsw.com).

Hobart and Launceston Tour 13-21 January 2023

The cancelled (by Covid) 2021 Australia Day tour has now been reorganized for Friday 13-Saturday 21 January 2023. Four games have been confirmed: – 3 games are on artificial wickets and one on a turf wicket. The Club has so far received $300 deposits from 15 players and $150 from one umpire –The total party is 25; current player list is:  Greg Ballarino (2), Andrew Davis, John Fish,   Craig Fletcher (2), Jim Hadley, Luke Holman,  Soren Hughes (2), David Kent (4), Tom Robertson, Peter Rolls (2), Joseph Scarcella, Martin Speiser (2) , Dan Turner, Scott Wells (2) and Ken Yardy.  Jed Wesley-Smith is coming as umpire and possibly Richard Clark who runs a fruit farm in Tasmania may join us for some games. 

Draft Itinerary

We have organized a team bus. A draft itinerary has been developed as follows, although  subject to change:-

FIXTURES AND SOCIAL ARRANGEMENTS

DATE

LOCATION

OPPOSITION

TIME

Fri 13 Jan.

Arrive Hobart

                –

Sat 14 Jan.

Hobart-at leisure

                –

Sun 15 Jan.

Game 1 in Kettering ^

Last Over XI (ACS)

11am

Mon 16 Jan.

Morning: Mt Field National Park

Bus Tour

         6.30am

Mon 16 Jan.

Afternoon: Bellerive Oval

Ground tour

  3pm

Mon 16 Jan.

Evening: Bellerive Oval

ACS meeting and dinner

       5.30pm

Tues17 Jan.

Game 2 in Richmond ^

Southern Veterans XI

11am

Weds 18 Jan.

Game 3 in Ross (turf)

Northern Veterans XI      

11am

Thurs 19Jan.

Launceston – at leisure

 

Fri 20 Jan.

Game 4 in Launceston ^

The Twilighters XI

11am

Fri 20 Jan.

Evening: End of tour dinner

 

7pm

Sat 21 Jan.

Depart Launceston

                –

^ means artificial wicket

Accommodation

Accommodation has been reserved the Hobart City apartments in the centre of the city’s vibrant restaurant, entertainment and shopping precinct. at 80 Elizabeth Street, Hobart.  (03) 6240 5585 www.hobartcityapartmenthotel.com  for 5 nights Friday 13 January Tuesday 19 January (Depart on Weds 20 January) and in Launceston  at the Country Club Tasmania, 10 Casino Rise, Prospect Vale, TAS, 7250. (03) 6335 5777 and (Free call) 1800 635 344: www.countryclubtasmania.com.au  for 3 nights Wednesday 20 January – Friday 23 January (Depart on Sat 21 January).

Costs

Deposits of $300 per player are required to cover bus transport, tour casual polo and cap (including select airport transfers) and match costs. Accommodation deposits will be separately required to lock in bookings and the remainder paid by tourists on check out. Flights will also be self organised and funded. At this stage there is still room for one or two more players; contact Soren Hughes: Hobarttour@ccnsw.com

Bellerive Oval, Tasmania


“Tour 2020”: Corfu-Croatia and
Slovenia – Postponed

The 2020 Tour to Corfu-Croatia and Slovenia has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. More information will become available over the next few months.

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 Tours@ccnsw.com.

Tour information is listed here:

TRAVEL DETAILS CORFU-CROATIA-SLOVENIA TOUR 2020

SCHEDULE FIXTURES AND ACCOMMODATION CORFU-CROATIA-SLOVENIA TOUR 2020 as at 26.07.19

PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE ISLAND OF VIS

PHOTOGRAPHS OF CORFU

CALENDAR CCNSW IN CORFU-CROATIA-SLOVENIA as at 26.07.19

Destinations: Greece (Corfu) – Croatia – Slovenia

Dates: 20 days approx in September 2021 (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: see https://cricketcorfu.com/index.html

3 games:

Croatia:  4 days Dubrovnik  – Split –island of Vis

1 game of cricket on island of Vis: see www.viscricket.com/history

Slovenia: 8 days Zagreb-Mežica- Ljubljana

3 games proposed: – see  www.cricketslovenia.com/

1 game of cricket in Mežicaon

2 games of cricket in Ljubljana

End of Tour – 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

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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 five other separate tours to Cairns, Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island,  Perth and Tasmania):

  • 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
  • January 2015 Wellington, New Zealand
  • 2015 East Coast of Canada & North America
  • January 2016 Queenstown, New Zealand
  • January 2017 Nelson, New Zealand
  • 2017 Scotland & England
  • January 2018 Christchurch, New Zealand
  • January 2019 Auckland, New Zealand
  • Easter 2019 Sri Lanka
  • January 2020 Perth, Western Australia