PHILLIP Hughes stepped up to the crease at the SCG on Tuesday and was soon he on his way to what promised to be his 27th first-class century. But at 2.23pm the world stopped.

    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.

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    Young Members' Footy Function

    The final Young Members' Football Function for season 2013 will be held in the Jim Stynes Room on Saturday August 10 at the match between Richmond and Brisbane Lions.

    Bookings include finger food, beer, wine and soft drink and access to the Jim Stynes Room to watch the match.

    Please be aware the function cost does not include entry to the ground for members' guests.

    Please ensure visitor tickets are purchased in advance as it cannot be guaranteed they will be available on match day.

    Date: Saturday, August 10, 2013
    Time: 1:00 pm
    Location: Jim Stynes Room
    Dress: Smart Casual, no denim or sneakers, collared shirt required.
    Cost: $52.00 members

    $56.00 guests
    Sorry, Bookings are now closed for this function.