PHILLIP Hughes stepped up to the crease at the SCG on Tuesday and was soon he on his way to what promised to be his 27th first-class century. But at 2.23pm the world stopped.

    CRICKET Australia has promised a review into player safety in light of the Hughes’ tragedy, with particular emphasis on helmet regulations.

    AS tough as the first steps will be, I hope Sean Abbott’s NSW teammates can coax him back into the practice nets at some stage, writes Allan Border.

    CRICKET Australia have handled the awful task that befell them after Phillip Hughes’ tragic accident with exemplary calm and dignity.

    HE is the patriach of cricket in Australia. Now Richie Benaud has lent his evocative narration to Channel 9’s powerful tribute to Phillip Hughes.

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    AFL Rd 23 - Collingwood v North Melbourne

    Sep 01, 2013

    Event: AFL Round 23
    Teams: Collingwood v North Melbourne
    Date: Sunday September 1, 2013
    Start time: 3.20pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 1.00pm
    MCC members: 12.30pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 8.30am
    Gate 5: 11.00am
    Gate 6: 12.00pm
    Gate 7: 11.00am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 50,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    Q31 - Q36 (Rows AA-MM)
    Q37 - Q40

    Olympic Stand
    M53 - M57
    Q49 - Q57

    Great Southern Stand
    M1 - M2
    Q1 - Q15

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Collingwood - M32 rows A-T
    North Melbourne - M3 rows A-T

    Tickets:

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