COMMONWEALTH GAMES DAY 1: AUSTRALIA has its first gold medals of the Games thanks to our fastest men and women on two wheels.

GLASGOW’S track and field program has been dealt a massive blow with track superstar Mo Farah withdrawing from the Commonwealth Games.

AUSSIE squash player Zac Alexander has dramatically departed Glasgow after a successful appeal from fellow player Matthew Karwalski.

CIARON Maher, the mop-topped kid and an ex-motocross and jumps rider from three generations of dairy farmers, has become a rising star in training ranks.

THERE he was at a Brisbane hotel, the showman Kurtley Beale, grabbing a hotel vacuum cleaner and producing an incredible didgeridoo sound.

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Playing Venues

The picturesque Albert GroundWhile the MCC home ground is the MCG, very few Premier Cricket games are played there owing to the heavy national and interstate program. 

The MCC First and Second XI play their home matches at the picturesque Albert Ground, the club's 'home base' for more than a century. 

The Albert Ground also hosts countless representative cricket matches in any given summer, including Cricket Australia Cup, Dowling Shield, XXIX Club, Country Week and Australian Under 17 and Under 19 championship matches.

Since the start of the 2012/13 season, the club's Third and Fourth XI are playing at the HG Smith Oval in Royal Park, Parkville.

This follows a succession of moves from our once long time home base of the ‘Old Scotch’ ovals located in Yarra Park, the relocation brought about by the development of Melbourne Park.

Albert Ground           
St.Kilda Rd, Melbourne (near corner of Commercial Rd)
Ph: 9510 1913 

HG Smith Oval, Royal Park        
Off MacArthur Dve, Parkville