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 Round 4 - Melbourne v GWS GIANTS

    Apr 21, 2013

    Event:                   AFL Round 4   
    Teams:                  Melbourne v GWS GIANTS
    Date:                     Sunday April 21, 2013
    Start time:              1.10pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 11.00am
    MCC members: 11.00am

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 7.30am
    Gate 5: 9.00am
    Gate 6: 10.00am
    Gate 7: 9.00am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 17,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    M28-M36
    Q29-Q36

    Olympic Stand
    M53-M55 (front of bays)
    M56-M57
    Q49-Q57

    Great Southern Stand
    M1-M13
    P1-P9
    Q1-Q15

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Melbourne – M2 (RowsA-K) and M3 (Rows A-K)
    GWS GIANTS – M33 (Rows A-S)

    National Sports Museum: Open from 11.00am to 4.00pm.

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