PHILLIP Hughes stepped up to the crease on Tuesday and was soon on his way to what promised to be his 27th first-class century. But at 2.23pm the world stopped. | Queen’s message to family | Google’s tribute

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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Corporate Functions

The Long Room in function mode.One of the world's great sporting venues is now an unrivalled function centre.

The hallowed turf of the MCG has been the location of many famous sporting events and now the newly redeveloped 'G' has outstanding function spaces including spectacular views of the city skyline and over the arena.

The 'G is only minutes away from the heart of the city, with all forms of transport within easy access including a pedestrian bridge connecting to Federation Square.

EPICURE has prepared comprehensive menu packages for functions and events in the Members Reserve, Olympic Stand and Great Southern Stand.

Our menus range from plated dinner and lunch menus to banquet and grazing, party menus and food stall concepts to conference packages, breakfast, meeting and more!

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Our services also extend to specialised theming and entertainment options to create a memorable event for any size function.

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