FROM Michael Clarke lifting the trophy to Grant Elliott’s match-winning six and Wahab Riaz staring down Shane Watson, these moments defined the World Cup.

    AFTER the World Cup final, Shane Warne hovered over the triumphant Australians like the sad old uncle at an 18th birthday party, writes Richard Hinds.

    A $2 million pay day beckons for Steve Smith and Mitchell Starc, who are in the frame to be ranked No.1 on Cricket Australia’s lucrative contract list.

    BRAD Haddin appears set to follow Michael Clarke into retirement from one-day cricket.

    LEG spin is set to return to the Australian Test side, with Pakistan-born Fawad Ahmed expected to be named in the dual-squads for the Ashes and West Indies.

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    Brownlow Dinner with the Coodabeens

    Forget Crown Palladium. On Brownlow Medal night the MCG is the place to be with the Coodabeen Champions filling the Members Dining Room with their usual mixture of football banter, satirical songwriting and role-playing hilarity.

    Members may each bring up to four guests for this annual blockbuster, which includes a three-course meal, beverages, non-stop entertainment and live crosses to the Brownlow Medal telecast. What better way to kick off grand final week!

    Date: Monday, September 23, 2013
    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.