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Keep up to date with Blind Cricket Tasmania, including our progress, players, events and more.

A graphic featuring the Print Radio Tas (PRT) logo, and the BCT and IIT logos, with text explaining the people being interviewed and to listen via the PRT website.

Print Radio Tas Interviews BCT

May 25th 2023

Listen to a recent interview with Blind Cricket Tasmania (BCT) – conducted by Tony Freeman on behalf of Print Radio Tasmania (PRT). Listen in to this exciting conversation with these remarkable individuals; Phillip ‘Sunny’ Drury (CEO of Inclusive Innovations Tasmania), David Hughes (Tigers State Team Captain), and Dylan Gangell (Tigers representative Player) – and what they are […]

Group shot of Hutchins and Collegiate students waving at the camera

Hutchins & Collegiate students test their skills

March 26th 2023

IIT / BCT had a great day session with a mix of students from The Hutchins School and St Michael’s Collegiate School who approached us to find out what blind and low vision cricket is all about. B&LV cricket is a highly inclusive sport – accessible to all abilities, genders, and ages. You can even play as a […]

Batter trying to hit a cricket ball but missing

Clarence B&LV Multi-sport Come & Try Day

March 17th 2023

The first IIT/BCT blind and low vision multi-sport Come & Try Day on Hobart’s Eastern Shore was a great success. Big thanks go to Clarence City Council for their fantastic support, and Blind Sports Australia for the audio balls and equipment. We had 20+ people attend the event (some sighted, some with low vision) on […]

TAS team of 7 players

2023 NCIC photo videos and radio interviews

February 25th 2023

Below are a variety of MP4 photo based videos of the team’s experiences at the 2023 NCIC, and also Mp3 radio interviews of some of the Tigers players from the championships. TAS Tigers representative players fly out to the 2023 NCIC (MP4 video): BCT Tigers fly out to the 2023 NCIC Team cap presentations to […]

The TAS/ACT CATS team NCIC game results

The TAS/ACT ‘CATS’ NCIC wrap-up!

February 19th 2023

Bringing together TAS and ACT blind and low-vision players in an inaugural representative ‘CATS’ team for the 2023 National Cricket Inclusion Championships has been an extraordinary accomplishment for all involved. From three long years back, firstly establishing IIT and then BCT, to forming an MoU with Cricket Tasmania building the program, acceptance by the national […]

The 14 TAS and ACT NCIC players in a team lineup photo all making hand gestures suggesting they are ready to take on the competition with pride and passion. Text #GoCats! sits over the photo.

TAS/ACT NCIC team nickname announced

February 6th 2023

After some deliberation with the playing group, we can announce that the dual TAS/ACT NCIC blind and visually impaired cricket team now has a nickname – the ‘CATS! Our players made many suggestions, but in the end, it was unanimous that the CATS was the most appropriate nickname on many levels. It’s a balanced combination […]

A glass trophy plate given to BCT for winning Cricket Australia's National Community Partnership of the Year Award in 2022

BCT Wins CA National Community Partnership Award

February 5th 2023

Blind Cricket Tasmania initiative WON the Cricket Australia Community Cricket Partnership of the Year Award for the 2021/22 season! A BIG thanks to all players, supporters, volunteers, partners, sponsors, and donors who have contributed to achieving this outstanding result. As a national award, it’s a significant boost to BCT and blind and visually impaired sports […]

TAS/ACT NCIC players list. Image described in main story

TAS/ACT NCIC Team Announced

February 1st 2023

Inclusive Innovations Tas, Blind Cricket Tas, and Blind Cricket ACT are excited to announce the full TAS/ACT team for the 2023 National Cricket Inclusion Championships. Neither region has ever competed at the NCIC, so this dual team is making history! Wishing all our blind and visually impaired players and team coach, management, and those traveling […]

Image of team announcement, as described in the main news story

TAS ‘Tigers’ players announced for 2023 NCIC – Steve Waugh presents shirts

February 1st 2023

IIT and BCT is proud to announce the inaugural Tasmania ‘Tigers’ blind and low vision players for the National Cricket Inclusion Championships. BCT’s entry into the NCIC for the first time is as a dual TAS/ACT team, and we’re ready to take on the competition from every other State! Thanks go to all our valued […]

Bulk Nutrients Donation

July 31st 2022

As a part of Bulk Nutrients Community Support Initiative, IIT recently received a generous $1,000 donation to Blind Cricket Tasmania.

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