THE immediate reactions were shock and sadness from across the globe as news of Phillip Hughes’ tragic death filtered through on Thursday.

AS the cricket community wrestles with what to do next after Phillip Hughes’ death, RON REED writes the first Test against India should proceed, with the result mattering less than the symbolism of playing it.

PHILLIP Hughes’ family and Australian captain Michael Clarke have delivered an emotional goodbye after the batsman tragically died from a head injury today.

AUSTRALIAN cricketer Phillip Hughes has died after being struck in the head while batting at the Sydney Cricket Ground. He was 25.

IT is doubtful whether any incident has caused more widespread grief in Australian cricket than the loss of one of the game’s most likeable characters.

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Women of the MCC

Vic Spirit wicketkeeper Emma Inglis with Angela Pippos at the 2008 MCC Women in Cricket BreakfastThe Women of MCC (WOMCC) special interest group was created in 2006.

OUR MISSION

- To build a network of women MCC members to promote the MCC.
- To encourage the use of MCC facilities by women members.
- To create and enhance opportunities to network and build friendships.
- To profile and promote the achievements of women in sport.
- To provide support to groups using sport to improve the confidence and skills of women and girls.

A number of functions are held each year including Women in Cricket Test Breakfast, Women in Wine and Women in Football to which we invite both female and male members as well as their guests.

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