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    JUST because Australia is short of batting talent does not mean it should hand out gold passes to players who are struggling to deliver.

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    MELBOURNE City’s derby hero Erik Paartalu said his side’s win was a crucial step in bridging the gap to big brother Melbourne Victory.

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    Young Members Anzac Eve Ball

    The MCC invites members and guests aged 18-40 years to attend the sixth Young Members’ Anzac Eve Ball on Thursday April 24.

    Enjoy drinks and canapés in the famous Long Room on arrival and a three-course dinner with beer, wine and sparkling in the Members Dining Room, followed by a night of entertainment and dancing.

    UPDATE: This function has now sold out. To join a waiting list, please email mccfunctions@mcc.org.au.

    Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Time: 7:00 pm for 7:45 pm
    Location: Members Dining Room
    Dress: Lounge suit for men (tie required) and equivalent standard for women. Strictly no denim.
    Cost: $110.00 members

    $125.00 guests
    Sorry, Bookings are now closed for this function.