Here’s to a cricket legend

LEGEND: Craig D'Arcy is Ocean Grove Cricket Club's Club Legend.

The Viva Energy Club Legend nominees are rolling in.
One worthy nominee is Ocean Grove legend Craig D’Arcy.
As an administrator, player and junior coach Craig has contributed much to the Ocean Grove Cricket Club for almost 40 years.
Regarded as a generous and hardworking person, ‘Doggy’ has freely given his time for the betterment of the club. Craig has played in over 400 games for the OGCC, captained all grades, is the club’s highest run scorer, won 16 batting averages and played in six premierships.
His playing record only tells a small part of his story.
As an administrator and junior coach he has helped to shape the club.
For 35 years Craig coached at all junior levels from under-12 through to under-17. He has been Milo In2 Cricket co-ordinator for 10 years and club junior co-ordinator for 11 years.
It’s fair to say he has shaped many a good cricketer through this time.
Craig has spent time as club president for seven years; secretary nine years; treasurer nine years as well as about 20 years of Bellarine Peninsula Cricket Association administrative work.
Craig is a life-member of the Ocean Grove Cricket Club and the Bellarine Peninsula Cricket Association. The OGCC club champion award is named after him as well as a section of the Geelong Junior Cricket Association’s under-15 competition.
Together with his wife Kay he helps out in the club kitchen every Thursday night during the season, helps run the bar and is constantly available for any job or to help anyone.
Craig D’Arcy is a true Viva Energy Geelong Refinery Club Legend.

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The winner could win $5000 for themselves and the same for their club. Applications close 10 September.