- Merv Huges was inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame in 2021
- Merv represented Australia in 53 Test matches taking 212 wickets and 33 One Day Internationals taking 38 wickets.
- In addition to playing for Victoria, he also played for the Victorian Bushrangers, Essex in English county cricket and the Australian Capital Territory.
- He was an Australian selector from 2005 to 2010.
- In 2015 Merv was one of 10 celebrities in the first ever series of Network TENS’s ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me out of Here’.
- Merv is also a keen fisherman and has written a book on the topic called ‘Caught in the Deep.’
- Cricket career and fishing stories
Merv arrived early and stayed late his talk was excellent and tailored to our audience on his experiences. He was happy to pose for pictures and talk with people after the event and conducted himself very professionally.