Melbourne Cricket Ground - MCG Rite of Passage photos available
  • MCC Logo
  • NSM Logo

MCG Rite of Passage photos available

May 19, 2014

More than 550 Victorians had the opportunity to take to the hallowed MCG turf at the tenth annual MCG Rite of Passage event held on Saturday May 17, prior to the AFL clash between Richmond v Melbourne.

This much loved and eagerly anticipated event provided children with the opportunity to experience what coming to the football was like when mum and dad were kids.

A number of AFL stars were present on the day, including James Frawley (Melbourne), Michael Hibberd (Essendon) and Luke Parker (Sydney). 

Successful participants also received a football to kick on the ground and a fantastic show bag. 

Many families also took the opportunity to stay and watch the Richmond v Melbourne match from their reserved seating area.

To commemorate this special family day, participants took part in a group photograph on the MCG arena, which was published in today's Herald Sun. 

MITCHELL Johnson picks up his second wicket after a century partnership got Pakistan back into the first Test in Dubai. Follow it live!

Herald Sun

DANTE Exum’s biggest critic has done a stunning about-face and is now predicting the Australian NBA star could be the next Kobe Bryant.

Herald Sun

SAN Francisco pitcher Madison Bumgarner starred as the Giants ripped the Kansas City Royals 7-1 in the opening game of the 110th World Series.

Herald Sun

BAYERN Munich’s extraordinary 7-1 win at Roma headlines an astonishing morning in Europe, with a deluge of goals across the Champions League.

Herald Sun

MELBOURNE City marquee Robert Koren has been ruled out of action for about six weeks with a calf injury.

Herald Sun