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  • Cadel Evans’ Tour de France victory bicycle joins National Sports Museum

    Cadel Evans and his yellow victory bicycle in the Long Room with (from left) MCG Trust chairman John Wylie and National Sports Museum Limited chairman Paul Sheahan.

    Dec 13, 2011

    Australia’s first Tour de France champion, Cadel Evans, has confirmed he will place on long-term display in the MCG's National Sports Museum the iconic yellow victory bicycle he used on the final day of his famous win in Paris.

  • Hat Trick Tour to help underprivileged kids

    Hat Trick Tour promotion

    Dec 05, 2011

    The MCG is one of three iconic Victorian attractions teaming up to offer discounted entry to raise funds for the Shane Warne Foundation. Plus - every Hat Trick Tour ticket has the chance to win a cricket bat signed by Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar!

  • Warne to make MCG comeback

    Shane Warne at the MCG on November 8, 2011 for the announcement he will play for the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League.

    Nov 08, 2011

    Shane Warne will play for the Melbourne Stars in the Twenty20 Big Bash League next month, including several matches at the MCG, scene of his 700th Test wicket.

  • 2012 AFL fixture released

    2010 Grand Final Replay between Collingwood and St Kilda.

    Oct 28, 2011

    The MCG will host 47 matches in the 2012 AFL home and away season, starting with a match between Richmond and Carlton on Thursday March 29.

  • Our Twitter moves to @MCG

    Twitter

    Oct 25, 2011

    The simple @MCG is now the official Twitter address for all things Melbourne Cricket Ground, having recently moved from the previous @MCG_News.

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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