CATE Campbell threatened the world record and then had to fight to stave off her younger sister Bronte in a supreme 100m freestyle showdown.

    AUSTRALIA’S trap gold medallist Laetisha Scanlan shot so badly in her qualifying round her coach told her to pack up and go home.

    AUSTRALIA’S fastest woman produced a below-par performance in the 100m semi-finals, finishing a disappointing fifth to miss out on the final.

    MEDAL hope Jake Stein has lamented his embarrassing double false-start in the opening event of the decathlon but vowed to complete the program.

    ZOE Buckman is out of the Commonwealth Games after an appeal to get reinstated into the 1500m final failed.

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    XXIX Club Long Room Luncheon

    In a new initiative, a number of luncheons in the famous Long Room will be held for XXIX Club members and their guests to get together on a more regular basis.

    As such, a XXIX Club Long Room Luncheon with pre-lunch drinks will be held on Friday August 1.

    Members may bring up to four guests. The luncheon includes a two-course meal plus drinks until 3.00pm. Following this, a cash bar will be open in the Long Room until “stumps”.

    Melbourne Stars CEO Clint Cooper will be guest speaker, discussing the Twenty20 landscape from an administrator's point of view. Resident XXIX Club ‘MC’, John Anderson, will be in charge of proceedings.

    Bookings must be completed by Monday July 28. If you have any seating preferences, please indicate this in the seating request field and we will do our best to accommodate you.

    Dress code is Long Room standard i.e. lounge suit/jacket and tie (or XXIX Club blazer!)

    Note: Bookings only for members of the XXIX Club and their guests.

    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014
    Time: 12:00 pm for 12:30 pm
    Location: Long Room
    Dress: Jacket and Tie
    Cost: $50.00 members

    $100.00 guests
    Sorry, Bookings are now closed for this function.