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Category Archives: cricket

Cec Pepper: The Parkes Lad Too Spicy for Bradman

Title picture of the larger than life personality that was Cecil ‘Cec’ Pepper. Clockwise from left: Cecil Pepper and Keith Miller walk out to bat during 1940s; author Ken Piesse … Continue reading

December 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Captain Wilson Avenue

Many historical and significant people can be found by reading the street names of the Parkes Shire. Road names such as ‘Church Street’ and ‘Railway Sreet’ indicate close proximity to … Continue reading

August 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Harrison Park

The home of soccer in Parkes, which is Harrison Park, was named after hardworking local Ron Harrison. Although cricket has also been played on Harrison Park, it is the world’s … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · 1 Comment