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Special silverware deliverd on a plate

This tea and coffee set was presented by catering firm Spiers & Pond, the promoters of the historic tour of 1861/62 by H.H. Stephenson’s XI, to Richmond Cricket Club secretary George Shoosmith.
Nov 20, 2011

A letter received out of the blue two years ago has allowed us to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first international match at the MCG with the display of some superb silverware directly related to the occasion.

Member Jim lends a helping hand

Authors Mac Gudgeon (left) and Jim Usher with then Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard at the launch of Footsteps in the Ash.
Nov 18, 2011

As the third anniversary of the Black Saturday bushfires draws near, it is timely to acknowledge MCC 50-year member Jim Usher’s contribution to a book that has raised $100,000 for CFA brigades involved in the firefight.

Two worthy Ebeling Award recipients

The 2011 Hans Ebeling Award recipients, John Tait (left) and Hassa Mann.
Nov 17, 2011

Demon champion Hassa Mann and MCC hockey’s John Tait were most worthy recipients of the club’s prestigious Hans Ebeling Award for services to the club’s sporting sections at the sections’ annual dinner on November 16.

Women's cricket team in good hands

MCC cricket chairman David Crow at the MCG with the club’s recently appointed female cricket co-ordinator, Marcella Torre.
Nov 14, 2011

The MCC has set about creating the first-ever female cricket team in the club’s 173-year history, with Marcella Torre appointed as our women's cricket co-ordinator.

Goalie waves flag on record career

MCC member and VFL/AFL goal umpire David Flegg in action
Nov 11, 2011

Nowhere among the cavalcade of retirees feted at the MCG on grand final day did you see David Flegg, although his contribution to AFL matches should not go unrecognised.

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