STEVE Smith should remain Australia’s Test captain and be appointed ODI skipper even if and when Michael Clarke does return, writes Ian Chappell.

    Melbourne City coach John van’t Schip hailed his ‘fighters’ after a win that lifted them into the six, but warned there’s a long way to go in the A-League race.

    MITCHELL Johnson has spearheaded Australia to a 2-0 lead in the Border-Gavaskar trophy, defeating India by four wickets at the Gabba.

    ONE day they were blowing up about the spice in their food. On Saturday it was the spice in the practice pitches, writes Robert Craddock.

    VOTE: JON Anderson names his Top 20 sports stars for 2014. Check them out and see if you agree.

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    Brownlow Dinner with the Coodabeens

    The Coodabeen Champions return to the Members Dining Room to host the ever popular annual Brownlow Dinner.

    With their unique mixture of football banter and satirical song-writing, topped off with role-playing genius, a hilarious night in sure to entail!

    Members and their guests will enjoy a three-course meal and beverages, along with entertainment and live crosses to the live Brownlow coverage throughout the night.

    Members are entitled to bring up to four guests to this function.

    Due to overwhelming popularity of this function, a ballot will be conducted to give all members a fair chance of attending.

    Registrations will be taken from 9.00am on Tuesday August 5 until 5.00pm on Thursday August 7.

    Date: Monday, September 22, 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.