MITCHELL Johnson may be the most Herculean fast bowler that’s ever been, but England are still looking to roll out the green carpet for him at Edgbaston.

MITCHELL “MJ” Johnson, Mitchell “The Star” Starc, Josh “Hoff” Hazlewood, Peter “P Siddy” Siddle and young sensation Patty Cummins are Australia’s No.1 boy band.

WHILE the lion’s share of attention is on the return of South Melbourne to the national stage in the FFA Cup, Heidelberg United coach George Katsakis has a simple message — don’t forget about us.

GRAEME Swann phoned into an Australian radio station pretending to be his former England teammate Kevin Pietersen — and completely destroyed him.

SHE’S the baddest woman on the planet but Australia’s never had a glimpse of her in the flesh. That might be about to change.

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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