Winning nervously, losing tragically since 1979

About Reds

Reds Cricket Club (formed 1979) is based in Melbourne, Australia and is a member club of the Mercantile Cricket Association. The Reds fields two teams in the MCA competition, where … Continue reading

August 14, 2015

Club history

This page contains a collection of essays, articles and tidbits about the Reds, our origins, our background – and some shameful (or shameless) team performances from our cricketing past. Reds … Continue reading

August 13, 2015

Honours and statistics

Being nominal socialists, the Reds shouldn’t care much about individual records or meritorious stats. But being club cricketers, of course we’re really obsessed with them. Click the links for more … Continue reading

August 12, 2015

Reds origins

“Keep politics out of sport” is advice that Reds Cricket Club, based in the fair city of Melbourne, has never heeded. The Reds is the only known sporting club in … Continue reading

August 11, 2015

Overseas tours

The Reds often organise overseas cricket tours to far off places – well, places where the locals speak English and you can get a decent breakfast and wifi. Here are … Continue reading

August 9, 2015

Contact Reds

Use this form to drop us a line. We welcome inquiries from new and prospective players, touring teams looking for a game and journalists looking to fill column inches on … Continue reading

August 8, 2015

Player profiles

On this page you’ll find links to various player profiles, psychiatric assessments, court reports and statistical failings, from Reds players past and present. Click on a link to be shocked … Continue reading

August 7, 2015

Club training

Training is Wednesday evenings 5.30pm at the HG Smith Oval nets in Royal Park. Located in The Avenue, between Walker St and Leonard St. New players very welcome!!! More info … Alec … Continue reading

October 10, 2014