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  • John Coleman statue unveiled at MCG

    John Coleman statue in Australia Post Avenue of Legends

    Sep 18, 2013

    Champion Essendon full-forward John Coleman joined an eminent group of sporting legends today with a statue unveiled in his honour outside the MCG as part of the Australia Post Avenue of Legends series.

  • Another good year for AFL crowds at MCG

    The MCG at capacity for the 2007 AFL Preliminary Final between Geelong and Collingwood.

    Sep 01, 2013

    More than 2.34 million people watched AFL at the MCG in the 2013 home and away season, an average of 52,153 per game.

  • Yarra Park nominated for Banksia Award

    Inside the water recycling facility that sits beneath Yarra Park, outside Gate 2 at the MCG.

    Aug 22, 2013

    The MCG's stadium manager, Melbourne Cricket Club, has been named as a finalist in this year’s Banksia Sustainability Awards, widely recognised as Australia’s most prestigious environmental awards.

  • Two-millionth footy fan through the gate

    Leesa Walton receives her two-millionth AFL patron prize from MCC club manager Mark Anderson on Friday August 16.

    Aug 19, 2013

    The MCG reached the two-million patron mark for the 2013 AFL season at the match between Hawthorn and Collingwood on Friday August 16.

  • New vision boards set for MCG

    Aug 15, 2013

    The MCG will house the largest vision boards at an Australian sports stadium when two new, state-of-the-art screens are scheduled for installation in time for the 2013 Boxing Day Test.

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PHILLIP Hughes stepped up to the crease at the SCG on Tuesday and was soon he on his way to what promised to be his 27th first-class century. But at 2.23pm the world stopped.

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CRICKET Australia has promised a review into player safety in light of the Hughes’ tragedy, with particular emphasis on helmet regulations.

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AS tough as the first steps will be, I hope Sean Abbott’s NSW teammates can coax him back into the practice nets at some stage, writes Allan Border.

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CRICKET Australia have handled the awful task that befell them after Phillip Hughes’ tragic accident with exemplary calm and dignity.

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HE is the patriach of cricket in Australia. Now Richie Benaud has lent his evocative narration to Channel 9’s powerful tribute to Phillip Hughes.

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