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

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

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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Mother's Day Lunch in the Committee Room

Spoil your mum this Mother's Day (Sunday May 13, 2012) with an afternoon of fine food, premium wine, and the companionship of family in the most memorable and magnificent of surrounds - the MCC Committee Room.

Bring your family and treat mum to a three-course meal with tea and coffee and a tailored beverage package for up to three hours.

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This all-inclusive package costs $95.00 (adults), $65 (child aged 12-17) and $30.00 (child under 12).

Minimum of one MCC member per table of 10 people. MCC Committee Room dress code applies.

Bookings are essential for this inner-sanctum opportunity. Phone (03) 9657 8888 or email membership@mcc.org.au.