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ANOTHER dire performance will heap pressure on Adelaide United coach Guillermo Amor, whose side continued their winless run as Melbourne Victory returned to the top.

ADAM Scott is standing over his second last shot of the day. If he is to win the 2015 Australian Open, Scott must nail this five iron. Perfectly.


Reciprocal Clubs

Lord'sThe MCC has entered into formal arrangements for its Full members to have reciprocal rights with a number of sporting clubs and stadiums in Melbourne, interstate and overseas.

Due to the fact that a large number of local members may be visiting these venues at any time, and because members' accommodation is very limited at all of them, MCC membership carries varying rights at these venues.

In general, the Australian grounds admit MCC Full members (at a charge) to interstate cricket, AFL or local competition football where applicable.  These clubs/stadiums also have rights to use the MCC member facilities at the MCG.

It is highly recommended that MCC members contact the appropriate venue prior to your arrival to check what privileges are available for the matches on offer. 

Reciprocal club contact details for MCC members:

Click here for reciprocal arrangements for interstate/overseas visitors to the MCG: