IT’S harder to stay at the top than it is getting there, but it would take a bold punter to bet against last season’s A-League champions Melbourne Victory once again.

    WITH the NBA Finals on the line Aussie Matthew Dellavedova gave his all for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and this is what it did to his body.

    GLENN Maxwell’s fearless attitude to strokeplay has made him a star of short-form cricket and a Test wannabe.

    THE Caulfield Guineas is at the mercy of all-conquering Sydney trainer Chris Waller and a colt he compares to Zoustar and Brazen Beau.

    AARON Mooy could be a shock Round 1 inclusion for Melbourne City, less than 29 hours after finishing a Socceroos match over 14,000 kilometres away.


    Long Room Wine and Food Society July Luncheon

    Our next luncheon will be held in the Long Room with pre-lunch drinks in the Percy Beames Bar (Level 2 of the MCC Reserve) on Wednesday July 31, 2013 at 12.15 pm for 12.45 pm.

    The luncheon will feature wines from Seppelt in Victoria and will be presented by senior winemaker Adam Carnaby. The wines will be complemented by a menu selected by Epicure and our wine and food master Paul Kinross.

    Members may bring up to two guests to the luncheon.

    Bookings will be processed on a first-in basis and as functions are always extremely popular you will need to get your reply in early to avoid disappointment. Although members are encouraged to mix, if you have any seating preference please indicate this in the seating request field and we will endeavour to accommodate you.

    Bookings for this function will open on Thursday July 4 and close on Thursday July 25.

    Please note bookings for this function are only for members of the Long Room Wine & Food Society.

    Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Time: 12:15 pm for 12:45 pm
    Location: Long Room
    Dress: Jacket and Tie
    Cost: $70.00 members

    $90.00 guests
    Sorry, Bookings are now closed for this function.