MITCHELL Starc’s radar was off - way off - early on day two against Essex, reprising memories of Steve Harmison’s infamous wide against Australia.

HERALD Sun form analyst Michael Manley previews the nine-race card at Caulfield featuring bold frontrunner Lord Of The Sky in the Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes.

Lleyton Hewitt and Thanasi Kokkinakis appeared down and out in their first round doubles tie, until the veteran produced a vintage fighting display.

A decade on from arguably the greatest ever Ashes series, we ask one of the men involved what lessons can be passed on to Michael Clarke’s Australia.

AS the Wallabies cool their heels on the Sunshine Coast, 2015’s two best Super Rugby teams go head-to-head in Wellington for the championship.

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Events at the MCG

MCC members have unrestricted access to domestic and international cricket matches scheduled by Cricket Australia at the MCG as well as to AFL fixtures at the ground, (although Restricted membership does not carry automatic grand final attendance rights).

AFL

In the 2014 AFL season, the MCG hosted 45 home and away matches and five finals in September, including the grand final. The 2015 AFL fixture will be announced shortly.

CRICKET

The 2014/15 cricket season is upon us, with limited overs internationals involving South Africa in November, followed by India playing in the Boxing Day Test and an ODI series in January.

View the latest MCG season fixtures