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.

    BOTH players and fans paid their respects to the late Phillip Hughes before the start of the A-League clash between Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United.

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    Christmas Day Luncheon

    Spoil your family and relax this Christmas, leaving all the festive duties in the capable and creative hands of EPICURE.

    Enjoy Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings at the MCG on the eve of the Boxing Day Test between Australia and England.

    Seafood, turkey, pork, vegetables and plum pudding will feature on a sumptuous three-course menu, including a plated entrée, choice of two plated main course dishes and a buffet dessert (view menu).

    The fine fare will be accompanied by beer, wine, sparkling and soft drink.

    There is no limit to the size of your booking.

    Please note this function is now booked out.

     

    Date: Wednesday, December 25, 2013
    Time: 11:45 am for 12:30 pm
    Location: Long Room
    Dress: Jacket and tie (equivalent standard for women)
    Cost: $170.00 members

    $170.00 Adult
    $135.00 Child 12-17
    $40.00 Child 4-11
    $0.00 Child under 4
    Sorry, Bookings are now closed for this function.