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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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ANGEL di Maria gets hooked again, Vincent Kompany is dropped, while only the Bundesliga’s Wolfsburg have had a better 2015 than Liverpool.

Herald Sun

KYLE Coetzer has become the first Scotland player to post a World Cup century but Bangladesh chased down a big total in Nelson.

Herald Sun

UPDATE: QUEENSLAND Reds star Karmichael Hunt has been fined $30,000 by the Australian Rugby Union and suspended for six weeks after pleading guilty to cocaine charges.

Herald Sun

AUSTRALIA produced a record-breaking thumping of Afghanistan at the World Cup - yet some still need to lift their game. Here’s our verdict on each player’s contribution.

Herald Sun

AUSTRALIAN captain Michael Clarke is confident a Shane Watson-less batting order is still strong enough to win the World Cup.

Herald Sun