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  • Two-millionth footy fan through the gate

    Paul Walsh (centre) receives his prize as the MCG's two millionth AFL patron in 2012 from MCG events manager Maureen Ware on August 5.

    Aug 06, 2012

    The MCG reached the two-million patron mark for the 2012 AFL season at the match between Melbourne and Gold Coast Suns on Sunday August 5.

  • Bank of Melbourne becomes MCG Icon partner

    To celebrate a new Icon partnership between the MCG and Bank of Melbourne, Dermott Brereton and Ian Healy were on hand to unveil a unique and interactive 3D art installation depicting memorable moments from MCG history.

    Aug 03, 2012

    Bank of Melbourne today became a new Icon Partner and the official bank of the MCG. The partnership marks the first time in more than 100 years that the MCG has changed its banking relationship.

  • MCG Rite of Passage photos available

    2011 MCG Rite of Passage group photo

    Jul 23, 2012

    View the photos from the 2012 MCG Rite of Passage event, held on Sunday July 22.

  • 2012/13 cricket schedule

    Jul 19, 2012

    The MCG will host the Boxing Day Test between Australia and Sri Lanka as part of the 2012/13 international cricket schedule, released today by Cricket Australia.

  • MCG head groundsman departs

    Cameron Hodgkins

    Jul 19, 2012

    The Melbourne Cricket Club regrets to advise that arenas operations manager Cameron Hodgkins has tendered his resignation. Hodgkins has been in charge of turf operations at the MCG for the past four years, after a five-year stint as head curator at Bellerive Oval.

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THE immediate reactions were shock and sadness from across the globe as news of Phillip Hughes’ tragic death filtered through on Thursday.

Herald Sun

AS the cricket community wrestles with what to do next after Phillip Hughes’ death, RON REED writes the first Test against India should proceed, with the result mattering less than the symbolism of playing it.

Herald Sun

PHILLIP Hughes has died from head injuries suffered on Tuesday when he was hit in the head by a bouncer at the SCG. He was days from his 26th birthday.

Herald Sun

AUSTRALIAN cricketer Phillip Hughes has died after being struck in the head while batting at the Sydney Cricket Ground. He was 25.

Herald Sun

IT is doubtful whether any incident has caused more widespread grief in Australian cricket than the loss of one of the game’s most likeable characters.

Herald Sun