A DEEPLY emotional Michael Clarke broke down as he delivered a touching but agonising tribute to his friend and former teammate Phillip Hughes.

    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 patriarch 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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    Young Members’ Haunted Masquerade Ball

    At your own risk, enter Dracula’s lair for a night of fun and frivolity at the Young Members’ Haunted Masquerade Ball.

    Join other Young Members and their guests on Friday October 17 for a frighteningly good time.

    Dress to impress and be sure not to forget your mask! The style of your mask is up to you, show your individuality. Maybe even your spooky side.... !

    Enjoy pre-dinner drinks and canapes in the Long Room before entering the haunted house for an entertaining night of fun and dancing. Members and their guests will enjoy sumptuous food stations and grazing food throughout the evening along with night-long entertainment. Please note this is not a sit-down function.

    Bookings open on at 9.00am on September 9 on a first-in, first served basis. Members are entitled to bring up to five guests.

    Date: Friday, October 17, 2014
    Time: 7:00 pm for 7:30 pm
    Location: Members Dining Room
    Dress: Jacket and tie and equivalent standard for women
    Cost: $120.00 members

    $140.00 guests
    Sorry, Bookings are now closed for this function.