Below is attachment with details of the squads and emergency list for the 2015 UK Tours.

The MPCA congratulates the players on their selection and also wishes to thank all players who took part in the trials for their great conduct and enthusiasm over the three days. We also wish to thank everyone who helped out during the trials and also Mt Martha Cricket Club for hosting the event.

The players selected will be contacted in the New Year to attend an information night where further details of the tour will be provided.

2015 UK Tour Squads



The 2014 VMCU Carnival is to be held in January 2014 starting Monday 6th January and with rounds concluding on Monday 13th January and Grand Finals being played on Sunday 19th January.

Attached below are teams and draw for each grade for the Carnival.

The Board and Committee would like to congratulates all players selected to represent the MPCA and wish them, coaches and team managers all the best for the Carnival.

All issues are now to be directed to the individual team contact whose details are included in attachments.

2014 VMCU CARNIVAL – Under 16s
2014 VMCU CARNIVAL – Under 14s
2014 VMCU CARNIVAL – Under 12 Mitchell Shield
2014 VMCU CARNIVAL – Under 12 Browne Plate



2015 UK Tour Selection Trials

Following nominations from Clubs, attached is the squad to participate in the selection trials for the 2015 UK Tours Teams.

The trails, which will be a round robin event, are to be held at Mt. Martha Cricket Club on the Friday December 27th, Saturday December 28th & Sunday December 29th  starting at 8.00am.

All players are to wear cricket attire, including a hat and they should bring sunscreen. Lunch will not be provided but Mt. Martha CC will have their Canteen open for  the three days.

Clubs are requested to inform players all details of the trails and if anyone is unavailable or if there are any other issues, please contact Norm Jardine 0401 533 744 or Rob Parker 0421 397 017.

2015 Uk Trials – Squad

Statewide T20 Cup

Baden Powell are in to the next round of the T20 Cup and will play Latrobe CC at Overport Park on Sunday 15th December commencing at 2:00pm.

The day is shaping up as a Super Sunday as the club will also be hosting their annual Christmas Party complete with a jumping castle and a visit from Santa for the kids, commencing at 12:30pm. Food and drink will be available.

Come along and support The Braves in their quest for T20 Cup supremacy.

Congratulations Tom Ewing

Congratulations to Mt Eliza’s Tom Ewing on being selected in the Victorian 15 & Under schoolboys cricket team which will compete in School Sport Australia Cricket Championships in Canberra, ACT, commencing 22nd February 2014.

Tom will be presented with his ‘Baggy Blue’ Cap at a special presentation scheduled to take place on the morning of Saturday 28th December, prior to the start of play on Day 3 of the Test Match at the MCG.

On behalf of all MPCA clubs we wish Tom well for the championships.


The following is the MPCA U14 Team for the 2014 VMCU Carnival:

Jai Elcock                                               Langwarrin
Zac Garnet                                             Mornington
Max Horrell                                             Delacombe Park
Connor Jackson                                     Baden Powell
Jacob Long                                             Peninsula Old Boys
Aaron Mountney                                       Seaford Tigers
Robbie O’Toole                                       Mornington
Sean Parker                                            Somerville
Patrick Skelly                                           Heatherhill
Steve Tapolczay                                      Pearcedale
Michael West                                           Mt. Eliza
Liam Wishart                                            Heatherhill
Lachlan Yeoman                                      Delacombe Park

Shelby Lothian-Burdett                            Hastings
Jacob Pierce                                            Rosebud

The first two training sessions for the squad will be held at Mornington CC on Wednesday 18th of December 5.00-6.30 PM and Sunday 22nd  of December 10.00 to 12.00 AM.
The MPCA is pleased to announce Bob Skelly as the U/14 team coach who can be contacted on Mob. 0439 005 109 Home 9787 2761


Main Ridge CC have advised that John Currie, who was involved in the MPCA for many years as  player at Main Ridge, Rosebud & Rye and as an Umpire, passed away last week at the age of 93.

The Club has announced that a wake will be held for John on Sunday 15th December commencing at 3pm at Main Ridge ground. Anyone who wishes to make an tribute to John on the day is more than welcome

VMCU U12 Teams

 Selectors have named the teams for the U12 VMCU Carnival to be held in January 2014 as follows:
MITCHELL SHIELD            – Coach Stella Jackson
Lachlan Jackson                                 Baden Powell
Tahj Johnston                                     Carrum Downs
Clayton Gay                                        Crib Point
Ben Williams                                       Frankston YCW
Connor Phillips                                    Langwarrin (WK)
Corey Marshall                                    Mt Martha
Lachlan Smart                                     Mt Martha
Lachlan Walsh                                     Mt Martha
Blake Eklund                                        Pearcedale
Josh Ash                                              Pines
Jack Curtis                                           POB
Lachlan Klauer                                     Red Hill
Fergus Anderson                                 Sorrento

BROWNE PLATE                – Coach Ricky Ramsdale
Luke Long                                            Baden Powell
Kaedyn Hodgson                                 Baxter
Chad Mulvogue                                    Baxter
Josh Duncan                                        Frankston YCW
Tom Finn                                              Hastings
Patrick Wilson                                      Hastings (WK)
Liam Ramsdale                                    Langwarrin
Chris Vervoorst                                    Mornington
Charlie Maxwell                                   Mt Eliza
Sam Webster                                       Mt Eliza
Harry Rowe                                          POB
Max Freeman                                       POB
Lachlan Tisdale                                    Seaford Tigers
The Coaches and selectors would like to thank all players who tried out over the last three weeks, it was a very competitive process.
Congratulations to the final 26 players chosen.

Both squads will train together on Friday 13/12  at Saxon Sports.


The Selectors have advised that due to time constraints another training sessions for the entire squad was not possible and they have now made the First Cut of the U14s VMCU squad as per below.

Players now in the squad will play a practice match on Sunday 8th December at Long Island CC, Ballam Park Oval 1, Cranbourne Frankston Rd, Frankston, commencing at 12.30pm.

Clubs are to inform players of their selection and confirm their availability for the VMCU Carnival to be held from Jan 6th until Jan 19th. Please advise this office if a player is not available as a soon as possible.

MPCA U14 VMCU Squad (1st Cut)