Becoming a Snowdog
LOCAL & INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS
WHAT CRICKET AT ST. BERNARDS OFFERS
- Playing in the Victorian Sub-District Cricket Association, the second highest level club cricket in the state.
- Excellent facilities including:
- Double-storey social rooms with extensive bar, function and changing rooms
- 4 floodlit cricket nets with synthetic run ups & bowling machine
- Two turf ovals. Recently resurfaced couch grass centre square to the main oval, and fully couch 2nd oval.
- Floodlit all weather practice hockey/tennis practice facility, ideal for pre-season training. Third oval with matting wicket.
- Socially active club with functions throughout the season
- Stable coaching structure, committee and secure financial future
- Young and vibrant club with a young and talented playing list
- Junior program with 9 teams and opportunities for junior coaching
PAST EXPERIENCE WITH INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS
Our club has hosted international players for 6 of the past 7 seasons. The club has developed a reciprocal playing relationship with North London Cricket Club. Standout individual performances have included.
- Dominic Clapp (2000/01) - Sussex County contracted player & Brighton/Hove club cricketer. 264 runs @ 22.0
- Duncan Snell (2005/06) - York club cricketer & Yorkshire Academy player. 425 runs @ 32.7 and 19 wickets @ 13.2. 1st XI finalists this season.
- Andrew Parkin-Coates (2007/08) - Doncaster Town (York) club cricketer, former England U19 and North Melbourne district grade cricketer. 426 runs @ 25.1 and 27 wickets @ 17.3. 3rd in league for batting aggregate. 1st XI runners-up this season.
- Antonio Mullins (2008/09) – Western Province South Africa first class cricket. 443 runs @ 36.92 and 36 wickets @ 13.47. 1st XI Premiership player, Club Champion
- Duncan Snell (2009/10) - Returned to the club after successful 07/08 season. 451 runs @ 30.07 and 14 wickets @ 19.64. Club Champion
- Nathan Hawkes (2010/2011) – English County 2nd XI (Leicestershire, Northamptonshire) 489 runs @ 48.90. 1st XI finalist, Club Champion
ST.BERNARDS OCCC CODE OF CONDUCT
- All member of the club are expected to conduct themselves in accordance with the VSDCA code of behaviour. Club members are expected to represent themselves and the club in a professional and appropriate manner at all times.
- This applies to all occasions when the member is representing the club, including; pre, post and during all matches and training.
- If applicable, members that breach the code of conduct may be required to present to the match or club committee.
- Held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm to 8pm
- Players are expected to attend each training session and present 15minutes prior to start time
- Please contact your captain if you are unable to attend training or are going to be late
- Members of the club are encouraged to assist with the junior part of the club, including training. See Brendan Davey or Duncan Hefter.
- Players are expected to be available for all games
- Players must notify their captain of the coach when they are unavailable for a game by Tuesday at the latest
- 1st and 2nd XI matches start at 1:00pm. Players are expected to arrive at the ground at 11:45
- 3rd and 4th XI matches start at 1:30pm. Players are expected to arrive at the ground at 12:30
- All players are expected to bring afternoon tea to all home games. Preferable sandwiches or fruit.
- Players are to assist on match days where applicable. This may include scoring, umpiring, covers, assisting with drinks / afternoon tea.
- Players are expected to support fellow team mates and remain at the ground during intervals and breaks in play.
Please contact club president Brendan Davey at email@example.com
for further details