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Tapestry Subjects

There are nearly 200 figures depicted on the MCG Tapestry. The characters and events depicted are mostly in identifiable pose.

They are placed in chronological order ranging from the MCC’s first president, Frederick Powlett, to champion Australian batsman-keeper Adam Gilchrist and Socceroo Kevin Muscat, who kicked Australia’s only goal in its 1-0 victory over Uruguay in a 2001 World Cup qualifying match.

F.A.Powlett
Tom Wills
H.H.Stephenson
William Caffyn
First Recorded Game of Australian Football in Yarra Park
Aboriginal cricket team at the MCG, 1866
George Marshall
John McKone
Dick Wardill
George Coulthard
Charles Bannerman
Lord Harris
Football at the MCG under lights, 1879
Fred Spofforth
Henry Colden Antill Harrison
Jack Blackham
The Ashes
William Murdoch
George Bonnor
Austral Wheel Race
R.C. Bagot
W.G. Grace
The Sheffield Shield
Paddy McShane
Jack Worrall
Albert Thurgood
A.E. Stoddart
Clem Hill
M.A. Noble
K.S. Ranjitsinhji
Fred McGinis
Hugh Trumble
Victor Trumper
Wilfred Rhodes
Archie McLaren
W.C. (Bill) McClelland
Dave Smith
Tom Fitzmaurice
Dick Lee
Warwick Armstrong
Jack Gregory
Ted McDonald
Dave McNamara
Roy Cazaly
E.J. (Carji) Greeves
Jack Hobbs
Herbert Sutcliffe
Jack Ryder
Bert Oldfield
Wally Hammond
Bill Ponsford
Bert Chadwick
Horrie Clover
Ivor Warne-Smith
Gordon Coventry
Clarrie Grimmett
Don Bradman
Bill Woodfull
Harry Collier
Maurice Tate
Harold Larwood
Bill O’Reilly
Haydn Bunton
Laurie Nash
Bob Pratt
Stan McCabe
Leslie ‘Chuck’ Fleetwood-Smith
Percy Beames
Allan La Fontaine
Dick Reynolds
Norm Smith
Jack Mueller
Military Forces at the MCG
Jack Dyer
Donald Cordner
Bert Deacon
Sid Barnes
Don Bradman retires 1948
Les Foote
Denis Cordner
Ian Johnson
Keith Miller
Frank Worrell
Len Hutton
Alec Bedser
Arthur Morris
Lindsay Hassett
John Coleman
Bob Davis
Neil Harvey
Frank Tyson
Ray Lindwall
Colin McDonald
Richie Benaud
John Landy
Ron Clarke
Betty Cuthbert
Shirley Strickland
Vladimir Kuts
Bob Morrow
Charles ‘Chilla’ Porter
Alan Davidson
Colin Cowdrey
Billy Graham Crusade
Ted Whitten
Ron Barassi
Darrel Baldock
Norman O’Neill
Bob Rose
Bill Hutchison
Jack Clarke
Fred Trueman
Gary Sobers
Bob Simpson
John Nicholls
Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer
Ian Stewart
Bob Skilton
Royce Hart
Doug Walters
Bob Cowper
Graham McKenzie
Geoffrey Boycott
Rohan Kanhai
Bill Lawry
Ian Chappell
Keith Stackpole
Ian Redpath
Peter Hudson
Paul Sheahan
Bhagwat Chandrasekhar
Majid Khan
Dennis Lillee
Jeff Thomson
Derek Randall
Rodney Marsh
Max Walker
Sunil Gavaskar
Kapil Dev
David Gower
Imran Khan
Greg Chappell
Kevin Bartlett
Robert Flower
Vivian Richards
Richard Hadlee
Joel Garner
Malcolm Marshall
Kim Hughes
Leigh Matthews
Simon Madden
Greg Williams
Dean Jones
Clive Lloyd
Pope John Paul II
Merv Hughes and Bay 13
Ian Botham
Allan Border
Gary Ablett
Michael Tuck
Tim Watson
Stephen Silvagni
Tony Lockett
David Boon
Wasim Akram
Curtly Ambrose
Martin Crowe
Steve Waugh
Jim Stynes
Allan Donald
Mark Taylor
Ian Healy
Jason Dunstall
Glen Jakovich
Stephen Kernahan
The Three Tenors
Shane Warne
Courtney Walsh
Glenn McGrath
Mark Waugh
Bledisloe Cup – Rugby Union
Wayne Carey
James Hird
Little League and Kanga cricket
Michael Bevan
Sachin Tendulkar
Muttiah Muralitharan
Kevin Muscat (Soccer)
Adam Gilchrist


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