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 22 - Carlton v Essendon

    Aug 24, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Round 22
    Teams:                  Carlton v Essendon
    Date:                     Saturday August 24, 2013
    Start time:              7.40pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 5.30pm
    MCC members: 5.00pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.30pm
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 2.30pm (passholders only)

    Expected attendance: 60,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    Q29-Q40

    Olympic Stand
    Q49-Q57

    Great Southern Stand
    Q1-Q4
    Q5-Q15 (Rows P-DD)

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Carlton: Bay M3 (Rows A-T and LL)
    Essendon: Bay M33 (Rows A-S)

    Tickets: Public reserved seats on sale at Ticketek here.

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