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  • Let there be light: 25 years of MCG night sport

    The famous MCG light towers

    Feb 17, 2010

    Australia’s iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has notched up another milestone, with today marking 25 years since the first sporting event was played under the MCG’s famous light towers.

  • MCG Community Day - Sunday September 27

    Get ready to enjoy a kick on the 'G at the MCG Community Day on Sunday September 27

    Sep 19, 2009

    The MCG and the National Sports Museum are offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the 2009 AFL premiers at the inaugural MCG Community Day on Sunday September 27.

  • AFL and venues combine to ensure strong fan experience at AFL games

    Jul 22, 2009

    The MCG and Etihad Stadium will introduce a text line for crowd members to immediately report anti-social nuisance behavior during AFL games.

  • MCG unveils new turf lighting system

    Arena lighting

    May 05, 2009

    MCG ground staff today commenced installing a new arena lighting system at the MCG, designed to improve turf growth during the winter months.

  • MCC and MCG Trust make offer to AFL clubs

    The MCG

    Mar 24, 2009

    At a meeting with the AFL and AFL clubs last Friday, the MCC – with the support of the MCG Trust - made an offer to Victorian-based clubs to increase their financial return from home matches staged at the MCG.

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SPORT CONFIDENTIAL: CRAIG Bellamy was so disillusioned with the NRL after the hugely-sensitive McKinnon-McLean affair he tendered his resignation.

Herald Sun

MITCHELL Johnson could quit short-form cricket to give him longevity in the Test arena and have him primed for the 2015 Ashes battle.

Herald Sun

WALLABIES Christian Lealiifano, Matt Toomua and Mike Harris have emerged as potential recruiting targets for the Melbourne Rebels.

Herald Sun

SILENT Achiever’s kind nature belies a fierce competitive streak. The same could be said for the mare’s trainer, Roger James.

Herald Sun

A HEARTBREAKING injury time own goal to skipper John Hutchinson sees Central Coast Mariners lose 1-0 to FC Seoul in the ACL.

Herald Sun