The concept of Marist Schools across Australia meeting annually on the cricket field was born from an idea tossed around between Br Jordan Redden (Sacred Heart College, Somerton Park) and Tony Lantry (St Joseph’s College, Hunters Hill) as they sampled some of the “spirit of the Institute” in Adelaide in 1973. A love of both the Marist traditions and the game of cricket prompted the use of the second of these to further the ideals of the first. And so, from humble beginnings at Hunters Hill in 1974, where Sacred Heart College Adelaide, Assumption College Kilmore and Marcellin College Bulleen joined the host in a round-robin of matches leading to a final, the carnival grew to maturity, attaining its twenty-first birthday in Adelaide in 1994. Along the way, St Patrick’s Sale replaced Kilmore in 1975, then Marist College Ashgrove, Marist College Canberra and Newman College Perth joined the others in Adelaide in 1976 and set the pattern for many years . . . (Read more.)
SCHOOLS PARTICIPATING in the 47th Australasian Marist Cricket Carnival
in Shepparton Dec 1 – 6.
Day 1 (2 Dec) - T/20 will be played. The change of draw is due to weather condition.
47th MARIST CRICKET HANDBOOK (click here)
MATCH SCORES (click here)