MITCHELL Starc almost helped Australia pull off a great escape before a six by Kane Williamson sealed a dramatic one-wicket win for New Zealand.

    JAMIE Whincup continued his record breaking weekend at the Clipsal 500 by equalling Mark Skaife’s record of 90 race wins to become the second greatest race winning driver in V8 history.

    IT WAS heralded as a massive coup in the battle of the footy codes. AFL’s most powerful man helped make a play for a rugby league superstar and managed to snare him.

    West Indies skipper Jason Holder says all he could think of when AB de Villiers “took me apart” was to get the South Africa captain off strike.

    WEST INDIES suffered the heaviest ever World Cup defeat as South Africa captain AB de Villiers smashed the fastest 150 in the history of one-day cricket.

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    AFL Round 8 - Melbourne v Western Bulldogs

    May 10, 2014

    Event: AFL Round 8
    Teams: Melbourne v Western Bulldogs
    Date: Saturday May 10, 2014
    Start time: 7.40pm

    **IMPORTANT TRAFFIC ADVICE: Tramworks on Swan Street near Punt Road will affect both tram travellers and vehicles attending this match.

    Further details HERE.

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    Field of Women 2014 will be held prior to the match.

    Find out more here and view a map of the MCG precinct for the event.

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    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 4.30pm
    MCC members: 4.30pm

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Melbourne - Bay M2 (Rows A-K) and Bay M3 (Rows A-K)
    Western Bulldogs - Bay M33 (Rows A-S)

    Tickets: On sale now at Ticketek HERE.

    Expected attendance: 35,000

    Car parking - Yarra Park:

    There will be a partial closure of Yarra Park for this match while landscape works take place throughout the park. Car parking capacity will be reduced by half.

    The MCC strongly recommends that patrons utilise public transport to avoid disappointment. Designated areas will be set aside to cater for patrons with disabled parking permits.

    Gate 3: 1.30pm
    Gate 5: 5.00pm
    Gate 6: CLOSED
    Gate 7: CLOSED

    General admission seating:

    Great Southern Stand
    M2-M13
    P1-P6
    Q1-Q15

    Olympic Stand
    M53 rows R-NN
    M54-M57
    Q49-Q57

    Ponsford Stand
    M28-M36
    Q29-Q36

    Public Ticket Prices:

    Ticket availability - MCC members

    Visitor tickets (maximum four per member) and reserved seats can be purchased by MCC members at Ticketek, or at Gate 2 on match day.

    For the purpose of Long Room and Balcony passes, it is a Category B match for MCC members and guests.

    MCC visitor ticket prices: Adult $34, Children $6.

    View MCG conditions of entry

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