ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook hailed the impact of Ben Stokes as his side completed a stunning 124-run win against New Zealand in the first Test at Lord’s.

    NICK Kyrgios, Sam Stosur and Bernard Tomic have led a memorable Australian march into the French Open second round at Roland Garros.

    NSW cricket guru Trevor Bayliss has been offered the England coaching job just six weeks out from the first Ashes Test.

    MELBOURNE Victory will lose captain Mark Milligan with persistent UAE club Baniyas launching a multimillion-dollar offer at the player and club.

    BERNARD Tomic and Nick Kyrgios have overcome illness and injury to make it through to the second round of the French Open.

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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.