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  • MCG set for one millionth footy fan

    May 12, 2010

    The MCG is set to break the one million patron mark for the 2010 AFL home and away season this weekend and one lucky footy fan will walk away with a fabulous prize.

  • Melbourne scores a world sporting hat-trick

    Apr 28, 2010

    Melbourne’s reputation as the world’s sporting capital has been reaffirmed with an international study giving the city top gong for hosting major sporting events for the third consecutive time.

  • Enjoy responsibly at the MCG

    Foster's Group

    Mar 23, 2010

    The Melbourne Cricket Club is rolling out a responsible enjoyment initiative at the CG with its new Icon partner, Foster’s Group. The initiative "Be Best on Ground" aims to send a strong message to MCG patrons to enjoy alcohol responsibly.

  • 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.

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UNCAPPED Queenslander Joe Burns has beaten former Test opener Ed Cowan to the punch and will play for Australia in the Boxing Day Test.

Herald Sun

ROBERT CRADDOCK: Picking an in-form Joe Burns is a positive move, with Australia carrying two batsmen who have long been more style than results.

Herald Sun

MIKE Hussey​ and Jacques Kallis proved class is ageless when they guided the Sydney Thunder to a comfortable win over the Brisbane Heat.

Herald Sun

MELBOURNE City’s derby hero Erik Paartalu said his side’s win was a crucial step in bridging the gap to big brother Melbourne Victory.

Herald Sun

NATHAN Burns fires Phoenix into top four — and himself firmly into the Socceroos’ Asian Cup frame. Read our Round 11 A-League review.

Herald Sun