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  • 2013 AFL fixture released

    Sydney Swans players celebrate the 2012 AFL premiership on the MCG.

    Oct 31, 2012

    The MCG will host 45 matches in the 2013 AFL home and away season, commencing with Carlton v Richmond on Thursday March 28, followed by two other matches over the Easter weekend in Round 1.

  • Cricket tickets now on sale

    David Warner

    Oct 31, 2012

    Public tickets for all MCG matches in the 2012/13 international cricket season are now on sale to the general public via Ticketek.

  • Record phone use at AFL Grand Final

    Telstra communications technician, Alberto Vasquez, adding network capacity around the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

    Oct 01, 2012

    Footy fans who attended Saturday’s AFL Grand Final at the MCG have set a record for phone use at an AFL final.

  • Norm Smith statue unveiled at MCG

    The Norm Smith statue in Yarra Park, part of the Australia Post Avenue of Legends series.

    Sep 24, 2012

    Norm Smith, six-time premiership coach and Melbourne Football Club icon, joined an illustrious group of sporting legends today with a statue unveiled in his honour at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

  • AFL Preliminary Final ticket update

    2012 AFL Finals Series logo

    Sep 19, 2012

    The MCG will host a Preliminary Final between Hawthorn and Adelaide Crows on Saturday September 22 at 5.15pm. Reserved seats are still available to the public.

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AUSTRALIAN team chiefs have defended the nation’s athletes over accusations the Commonwealth Games team have turned into “ugly Aussie’’ tourists.

Herald Sun

AUSTRALIA’S chef de mission Steve Moneghetti confirms controversial coach Eric Hollingsworth would be sent home immediately after his Sally Pearson tirade.

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FRANCOIS Etoundi has been stripped of his accreditation and evicted from the athletes’ village for an altercation with a Welsh athlete.

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ERIC Hollingsworth dramatically misread the situation. As a result the last image of him will be rushing out of Hampden Park with his tail between legs.

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YOU name it, it’s probably happened in an athletes’ village, including destroyed washing machines, dangerous rooms, police raids and even a sex den.

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