Lastest Draft – Australian Competition Comparisons

Tier 1 – Premier Cricket Competitions

  • ACT Premier Cricket
  • NSW Premier Cricket
  • Queensland Premier Cricket
  • South Australia Premier Cricket
  • Tasmania Premier Cricket
  • Victoria Premier Cricket
  • Western Australia Premier Cricket

Tier 2 – Competitions which have a record of players moving from their competition to a Premier Cricket Competition or have a Premier Cricket Competition located in their area.

  • NSW: Central Coast, Cricket Albury Wodonga Provincial, Illawarra, Newcastle, Sydney Shires, Wagga Wagga
  • Northern Territory: Darwin
  • Queensland: Gold Coast, Ipswich & West Moreton, Queensland Sub-District, Sunshine Coast
  • South Australia: Adelaide Turf
  • Tasmania: Cricket North, Cricket North-West, Southern Cricket Association
  • Victoria: Geelong, Victoria Sub-District, Victoria Turf Cricket
  • Western Australia: Peel, WA Suburban Turf

Tier 3 – Competitions which cover two or more Cricket Associations or their main LGA has a population greater than 75,000 as at the last Australian Census. Also includes competitions which act as an independent feeder competition to one in a higher tier.

  • NSW: Bathurst Orange Inter District, Blue Mountains, Coalfields, Cricket Albury Wodonga District, Far North Coast Premier League, Maitland, Shoalhaven, South Coast, South West Slopes
  • Queensland: Cairns, Fraser Coast, Mackay, Toowoomba, Townsville
  • Victoria: Ballarat, Bendigo, Mornington Peninsula
  • Western Australia: Bunbury

Tier 4 – Competitions that have 5 or more standalone teams (excluding B Teams) in their 1st Grade Competition or their main LGA has a population greater than 25,000 at the last Australian Census. Also includes competitions which act as an independent feeder competition to one in a higher tier.

  • NSW: Armidale, Bathurst, Bourke, Coffs Harbour, Cricket Albury Wodonga Hume, Dubbo, Far North Coast Coastal League, Far South Coast, Goulburn, Griffith, Hastings River, Highlands, Orange, Tamworth
  • Northern Territory: Alice Springs.
  • Queensland: Far North, Gympie, Warwick.
  • South Australia: Alexandra & Eastern Hills, Barossa & Light, Great Southern, Hills, Mount Gambier, Riverland.
  • Victoria: Bairnsdale, Bellarine Peninsula, Ferntree Gully, Gisborne, Goulburn Murray, Leongatha, Sale-Maffra, Seymour, Shepparton, Sunraysia, Traralgon, Wangaratta, Warragul, Warrnambool, West Gippsland, Wimmera/Mallee
  • Western Australia: Albany, Busselton Margaret River, Kalgoorlie Boulder

Tier 5 – Competitions that have 4 or less standalone teams in their 1st Grade Competition or their main LGA has a population less than 25,000 at the last Australian Census.

  • NSW: Barrier, Clarence River, Cobar, Dungog & Upper Hunter, Gilgandra, Gulgong, Gunnedah, Hay, Inverell, Lake Cargellico, Lithgow, Lower Clarence, Monaro, Moree, Mudgee, Murray Valley, Nambucca Valley, Narrabri, Northern Districts, Parkes, Pilliga, Tumut, West Wyalong, Yass
  • Northern Territory: Katherine, Tennant Creek
  • Queensland: Bowen, Bundaberg, Lockyer, Proserpine, South Burnett, Stanthorpe
  • South Australia: Eastern Eyre, Far West, Great Flinders, Kangaroo Island, Le Hunte, Lower Yorke Peninsula, Murray Towns, Northern Flinders, Port Augusta, Port Lincoln, Port Pirie, Roxby Districts, Torrens Valley, Tumby Bay, Whyalla, Yorke Peninsula
  • Victoria: Castlemaine, Colac, Emu Valley, Grampians, Hamilton, Horsham, Maryborough, Portland, Red Cliffs, South West, Swan Hill District, Yarra Valley
  • Western Australia: Avon, Broome, Christmas Island, Eastern Districts, Eastern Goldfields, Esperance, Fortescue, Geraldton, Great Southern, Green Range Ongerup, Lakes, Newman, Northam, South Midlands, Upper Great Southern, Warren Blackwood, West Pilbara, Wyalkatchem


On This Day in ACT Cricket History – 15 February

15 February

  • 1928 – Birth of Alan Thom (ACT 1953/54-1955/56)
  • 1970 – Brian Lloyd makes his ACT Debut
  • 1970 – Kerry Owen makes his debut as ACT Captain
  • 1983 – Wayne Andrews makes his First-Class Debut
  • 1985 – James Pyke makes his Under 19 Test Debut for Australia
  • 1988 – Birth of Mick Delaney (ACT 2007/08-2016/17)
  • 1991 – Birth of Harry Medhurst (ACT 2009/10-2017/18)
  • 2011 – Nick Winter makes his ACT Debut
  • 2017 – 38th Prime Minister’s XI match with the opponent being Sri Lanka
  • 2017 – ACT play Papua New Guinea at Manuka Oval

On This Day in ACT Cricket History – 14 February

  • 1954 – Alan Thom makes his ACT Debut
  • 1974 – Birth of Drew Crozier (ACT Umpire)
  • 1976 – Birth of Michael O’Rourke (ACT 1999/00-2002/03)
  • 1986 – Birth of Jack Vare (ACT 2010/11)
  • 1987 – Birth of Adam Ritchard (ACT 2004/05-2010/11)
  • 1991 – Birth of Matt Sunderland (ACT 2009/10)
  • 1991 – Birth of Vanessa Picker (ACT Debut 2008/09)
  • 1999 – Mark Higgs makes his List A Debut for New South Wales