NATIONAL Selector Rod Marsh has dropped a bombshell by claiming Mitchell Starc is unlikely to be fit for the February Test series against New Zealand.

    SCOTT Boland, the former chubby kid who was too fat to open the bowling for his club team, lay awake last night dreaming of playing the Boxing Day Test.

    THE future is bleak for one of the most prestigious sporting brands in the world. There are some huge questions lingering ahead of the 2016 season.

    Zinedine Zidane’s four sons are all on the books at Real Madrid and like their father, all know how to use their head — in particular 17-year-old Luca.

    IN an extraordinary gamble Australia is set to pick a 28-year-old debutant with no Sheffield Shield matches under his belt for the Test against the West Indies.


    AFL Preliminary Final - Hawthorn v Geelong Cats

    Sep 20, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Preliminary Final
    Teams:                  Hawthorn v Geelong Cats
    Date:                     Friday September 20
    Start time:              7.50pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 5.30pm
    MCC members: 4.30pm

    Public tickets are on sale at Ticketek HERE.

    View the MCG seating plan - Preliminary Final 

    MCC visitor tickets and reserved seats have sold out.

    Cheer squad allocations: 
    Hawthorn – M33
    Geelong Cats – M3

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.30pm
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 7.00am (pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 88,000

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