Social Events

Dino hits 100!

Congratulations to Jarrad Shearer on becoming the first Tokyo Wombat to achieve the prestigious milestone of 100 official appearances for the club! It is only fitting that the man we know affectionately as Dino(saur), the club’s founding father and lifeblood, is the first person to log 100 caps.


Presentation Night 2016

The Tokyo Wombats Cricket Club held its annual Awards Presentation Night for the 2016 season on December 3 at Antenna America in Kannai, Yokohoma. It was a fun-filled night of course, with many awards presented and many cups of beer skulled! See below for all the winners and some great pics and videos from the night.

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Quiz Night 2016

The Tokyo Wombats held their annual quiz night for 2016 on October 22 at Hobgoblin in Akasaka. With more than 60 people in attendance and 13 teams taking part in the entertaining quiz, the event was a great success! Thank you to everyone on the organising committee, our two quizmasters, those that provided some of

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Wombats chat with Brad Hogg

Five members of the Tokyo Wombats Cricket Club attended a function hosted by the Australia Society Tokyo and The Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan for the launching of Expatland (book/tax advisory services) by John Macarian. The event, held at the Tokyo Midtown Oakwood Apartments in Roppongi, featured guest speakers Brad Hogg (Australian cricketer)

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2016 Hanami in Yoyogi Park

In cooperation with the Tokyo Goannas Aussie Rules football team and the Tokyo Crusaders rugby club, the Tokyo Wombats enjoyed a fun day in the park with family, friends, and beers aplenty! The event was skillfully coordinated by Evan Hitchman – a member of all three clubs – and relationships between these three Tokyo-based sports

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Presentation Night 2015

The Tokyo Wombats Cricket Club held its annual Awards Presentation Night for the 2015 season on November 21 at the Two Dogs Taproom in Roppongi. A solid turnout of just over 20 members ensured that it was a lively affair with many a craft beer drunk! The highlights and lowlights of the year were rehashed

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Quiz Night 2015

The Tokyo Wombats Quiz Night for 2015 was held on October 17, 2015 at Hobgoblin in Akasaka. With more than 60 people in attendance and 12 teams taking part in the entertaining quiz professionally led by Evan Hitchman and Jamie Payne, the event was a great success! Thank you to everyone that attended and especially

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2009 Season Approaches….

February 5, 2009

After the AGM (Feb 21), this will be someone else’s column, so I just want to say ooroo and thanks. Yous blokes are a special bunch (sometimes in that Yooralla “special” way….) and it’s been great to be a part of this Club and work with yous all, on and off the field. You have

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Social Update: September 2008

September 5, 2008

It’s been a funny old year at the Wombats. A disturbing trend emerged in spring, whereby the familiar call of “Who’s up for a beer?” would be met by silence. Whilst it’s possible we are all getting older, there is little to suggest we are getting wiser or more mature! Fortunately Zulu came along and

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2008 Season Approaches….

March 4, 2008

The cricket world slowly but surely goes mad, the BCCI tail wagging the ICC dog, as a shameless queue of cricket whores roll over and say tickle me. So will the 20-over frenzy reach Japan? Rumours are circulating that SONY will shell out out $1.5 billion to cover a franchised comp in Japan: Jarrad Shearer

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