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  • 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.

  • Raptors in use to deter Silver Gulls at MCG this weekend

    Seagulls at the MCG

    Sep 22, 2011

    The MCC has sought and received approval from the Department of Sustainability and Environment for a one-off trial of raptors to deter Silver Gulls at the MCG during the two AFL preliminary finals this weekend.

  • Great Southern Stand project builder appointed

    An artist's impression of the new-look Great Southern Stand

    Sep 21, 2011

    Premier Ted Baillieu today announced that work on a $55 million upgrade of the MCG's Great Southern Stand will start shortly after the AFL Grand Final following the appointment of Construction Engineering as the project builder.

  • MCG change rooms incident at Collingwood-Brisbane Lions match on Saturday night

    AFL night match at the MCG.

    Aug 22, 2011

    The Melbourne Cricket Club wishes to clarify reports regarding an incident that occurred in the players’ change rooms at the MCG on Saturday night at the Collingwood-Brisbane Lions match.

  • Fees rise for parking in Yarra Park

    Cars parked in Yarra Park.

    May 30, 2011

    The Melbourne Cricket Club today advised of an increase in the price of vehicle parking in Yarra Park from $8 to $10 for patrons attending events at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and other venues in the precinct.

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THE immediate reactions were shock and sadness from across the globe as news of Phillip Hughes’ tragic death filtered through on Thursday.

Herald Sun

AS the cricket community wrestles with what to do next after Phillip Hughes’ death, RON REED writes the first Test against India should proceed, with the result mattering less than the symbolism of playing it.

Herald Sun

PHILLIP Hughes’ family and Australian captain Michael Clarke have delivered an emotional goodbye after the batsman tragically died from a head injury today.

Herald Sun

AUSTRALIAN cricketer Phillip Hughes has died after being struck in the head while batting at the Sydney Cricket Ground. He was 25.

Herald Sun

IT is doubtful whether any incident has caused more widespread grief in Australian cricket than the loss of one of the game’s most likeable characters.

Herald Sun