The University of Queensland Cricket Club alumni network connects our former players, volunteers and supporters.
After over 100 years of fostering, promoting and developing the game of cricket at the University of Queensland and to the community, our network has grown to over 2,000 engaged alumni. Our alumni community include, UQ graduates, business leaders as well as former state and international cricketers.
We are proud to celebrate the achievements of our remarkable alumni and provide opportunities for them to gather, share and benefit from an ongoing connection to the Club. Each year we host a full calendar of networking and professional development events, keep alumni up to date on the latest Club news as well as provide opportunities for alumni to give back and assist in the development of our next generation.
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Uni Old Boys.
The Uni Old Boys have a long history of playing cricket long after weary legs have stopped their Saturday rituals of running around the lush grounds of St Lucia. In the 1980s and 1990s the Uni Old Boys would play home and away matches against the I Zingari from Warwick and the Antiquarians from the Sunshine Coast. UQCC would also regularly enter a team in Golden Oldies tournaments, which included visits to South Africa, Canada and New Zealand. UQCC also enter a team into Queensland Crickets Over 40s competition.
The major off-field event for the Old Boys and the Club is the annual Test Breakfast. Held every year since 2001, the Test Breakfast is the Club’s biggest fundraiser. It also is a chance for the Club’s Old Boys and supporters to catch up and reminisce about many Saturdays spent at St Lucia. Guest speakers have included Kerry O’Keeffe, Jeremy Coney, Alan Lamb, Greg Chappell, Phil Tufnell, Michael Kasprowicz and Jonathan Agnew.