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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    Christmas Day Luncheon

    Spoil your family with a festive day in the Members Dining Room celebrating Christmas Day on the eve of the Boxing Day Test between Australia and India.

    Why not leave all the cooking and festive duties in the capable hands of EPICURE and savour all the traditional Christmas trimmings.

    Seafood, turkey, pork and Christmas pudding will feature on a delicious three-course meal with a plated entrée, choice of two plated main course dishes and a buffet dessert.

    The menu will be accompanied by fine wines, sparkling, beer and soft drink.

    Bookings are now open and there is no limit to the size of your party. 

    Bookings will close on Friday December 12 unless sold out beforehand.

    UPDATE
    November 7, 2014 
    The Members Dining Room has now booked out. Bookings are now being taken in the Long Room.

    Date: Thursday, December 25, 2014
    Time: 11:45 am for 12:30 pm
    Location: Long Room
    Dress: Jacket and tie (equivalent standard for women)
    Cost: $175.00 members

    $175.00 Adult
    $135.00 Child 12-17
    $40.00 Child 4-11
    $0.00 Child under 4