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  • Great Southern Stand upgrade a boost for footy fans

    The Premiership Club Dining Room in the Great Southern Stand at the MCG

    Sep 06, 2012

    Footy fans attending the start of the 2012 AFL Finals Series at the MCG on Friday night will be among the first to benefit from the completion of a $55 million refurbishment of amenities in the Great Southern Stand.

  • MCG head groundsman departs

    Cameron Hodgkins

    Jul 19, 2012

    The Melbourne Cricket Club regrets to advise that arenas operations manager Cameron Hodgkins has tendered his resignation. Hodgkins has been in charge of turf operations at the MCG for the past four years, after a five-year stint as head curator at Bellerive Oval.

  • Raptors in use to deter MCG seagulls

    Seagulls at the MCG

    Jul 12, 2012

    The MCC will conduct further trials of raptors to deter seagulls at the MCG during seven matches in the remainder of the 2012 AFL home and away season.

  • Yarra Park closure - AFL Round 15

    Cars in Yarra Park

    Jul 05, 2012

    Due to its wet condition, Yarra Park will not be used for public vehicle parking at the Collingwood-Carlton, Melbourne-Richmond and and Hawthorn-Greater Western Sydney AFL matches at the MCG this weekend.

  • Cadel Evans' Tour de France victory bicycle joins MCG's National Sports Museum

    Cadel Evans and his yellow victory bicycle in the Long Room with (from left) MCG Trust chairman John Wylie and National Sports Museum Limited chairman Paul Sheahan.

    Dec 13, 2011

    Australia’s first Tour de France champion, Cadel Evans, has confirmed he will place on long-term display in the MCG's National Sports Museum the iconic yellow victory bicycle he used on the final day of his famous win in Paris.

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