News

30 Apr

BIG Quiz. BIG Success.

The inaugural Tavs Tas BIG Quiz delivers without question. Over 100 of our Members and supporters attended the first Tav’s Big Quiz organised by the Tasmanian Branch and held recently at the Blundstone Arena Function Centre. In what as a very close contest all evening the winning team “The Happy Wanderers” held off several strong challenges to win the Big Prize. Comments from those attending were very positive and praised the challenging and fun quiz questions together with the organisation of the event....

28 Mar

2018 Tavs Tas Spirit of Cricket Award Winners, Past Winners & Reflections

The Tavs Tas Spirit of Cricket Award presentations are always full of celebration and reflection. To play the game ‘hard but fair’ is a guiding principle that unites all in cricket – at all levels. For the Tavs to recognise the best and fairest in the four major Associations is one we have great pride and commitment in fulfilling. Below are the winners of each Association in the 2017/18 season. Robert Bilyk with Cory Griffiths, Secretary and Brandon Muir, Coach of the winning...

18 Mar

Inculsion Cup Awards Shine

The Inclusion Cup Awards were held on Thursday, 15th March 2018. The Inclusion Cup Awards brought everyone together to celebrate in the collective achievements of last season and to acknowledge those who took their sporting chance to the next level. Our energy is focused on creating lasting positive change that goes far beyond batting and bowling, but to participate and grow in the greatest game of all – life! Jason Schmidt convened the event and is a significant change agent – part of...

18 Mar

Zoe captures Kookaburra kit

Main photo: Cricket Tas Director Jo Bailey, Zoe Lowry & LTT Chair Robert Bilyk. Last week, Robert Bilyk traveled to Ulverstone to present a Kookaburra kit to Zoe Lowry. Zoe was named LTT’s 2017 Junior Taverner where she accepted a cheque for $500 and certificate at our annual Barassi Debate and Sporting Chance Awards event. But we needed to fulfill the cricket kit as the other part of the Award. We did so just recently. Here’s Zoe proudly wearing her Kookaburra kit and Zoe’s...

24 Dec

Hurricanes Inclusion Cup BBQ, 2018 Championships & Cricket Community Hero

What a day it was at the end of year Hurricanes Inclusion Cup BBQ at the beautiful New Town Cricket Club. Main photo: Geoff Foresight, Sunny Drury (LTT Dept. Chair), Jason Schmidt & Mitch Mansell. Southern players Geoff and Mitch were selected in the Tasmanian team and Jason as the Assistant Coach, to play in the National Cricket Inclusion Championships (NCIC) competition recently held in Geelong , January 2018. Spirits were high. The smell of snags and success was in the air. The...

24 Dec

Tigers youngster & Jnr Taverner Jarrod Freeman picked in under-19 Australian squad

LTT is very proud of Junior Taverner Jarrod Freeman! A starring display in Tasmania’s impressive under-19 cricket carnival has landed Jarrod Freeman the ultimate prize of a spot in Australia’s World Cup squad. The off-spinning, middle-order dasher shone for the Tigers at the underage championships, which wrapped up on Friday and was rewarded for his performances with a spot alongside some of the best emerging talents in the country. Seven players who hold state rookie contracts have been named in the 15-man squad,...

05 Dec

LT National Initiatives

Our National Executive has driven some fantastic initiatives in recent times. Here’s a snapshot and links to some exciting news and activities. Adam Gilchrest announced as National Ambassador: Hear about Adam’s motivation and vision for his favourite charity. See Video Sporting Chance Fund and Adelaide Test: The Tav’s had incredible coverage and response to the Sporting Chance Fund being center stage at the Adelaide Test. And an unbelievable day on day 5 when we were granted permission to collect gold coin donations in...

03 Dec

Nick Riewoldt book launch huge success

The man, the brother, the journey – The Things That Make Us book launch. Recently, LTT had the pleasure of presenting the Nick Riewoldt book launch at Wrest Point to a very excited room of supporters and footy fans. The pictures tell the story of how engaging and informative Nick was with his generous insights to the motivations behind his book and life as an elite AFL player. The event raised much needed funds for our Sporting Chance Causes – thanks Nick! ...

08 Jul

Adam Gilchrist to be National LT Ambassador – Invitation to LTT Members to attend

Hello LTT Members, relatives, sponsors and friends…and many more visiting this exciting news post. This is a formal invitation to the induction by Paul Sheahan AM, of Adam Gilchrist AM, into the role of the inaugural National Ambassador for Lord’s Taverners Australia. This is a seriously exciting development, for all the obvious reasons! Taverners from all over Australia have indicated their intention to attend this momentous occasion, so please join us if you can. When: Tuesday 15 August 2017 – 7:00pm Where: Steve Waugh...

14 May

Justin and Connor make National selection

Two Tasmanians into Cricketers with an Intellectual Disability Aussie squad Source: Cricket Tasmania – 16 February, 2017. Following the recent National Cricket Inclusion Championships held in Geelong in January, two Tasmanian cricketers have been selected for the Australian Cricketers with an Intellectual Disability training squad. Justin Nilon and Connor Sheppard (both from South Launceston Cricket Club) have both earned their place in the national squad after performing well at the NCIC. Justin made 120 runs @ 30.00...

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