WHETHER by accident or design, in-form Steve Smith is a product of Michael Clarke’s captaincy and Australian cricket is better for it.

YES, we know. New Zealand is on a record ten-game winning streak and beat Australia in the pool stage. But here’s why the World Cup final is a different story.

IMAGINE if Shane Watson won the man of the match award in the World Cup final. It could redefine his entire career. The masses might have to — gulp — applaud him.

ZLATAN Ibrahimovic’s opening goal for Sweden today was brilliant and hilarious, while he also struck from the penalty spot. Wrap of Euro 2016 qualifying here.

KEVIN Muscat says Melbourne Victory players will be “hurting” despite their 2-1 win over Central Coast last night and desperate to prove their worth in next week’s vital clash in Wellington.

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Neil Harvey to join greats with MCG statue

Australian cricket great Neil Harvey
Dec 26, 2012

A bronze statue of Australian cricket great Neil Harvey will be placed outside the MCG next year in the latest instalment of the Australia Post Avenue of Legends.

Vale, Tony Charlton

Tony Charlton
Dec 17, 2012

The MCC is saddened by the passing of respected broadcaster and commentator Tony Charlton AM, who died early this morning due to illness.

President welcomes new 50-Year members

Dec 12, 2012

The president and members of the committee welcomed 55 new 50-year members to the club, hosting a celebratory lunch in the Committee Room.

Yarra Park water recycling project honoured

Inside the water recycling facility that sits beneath Yarra Park, outside Gate 2 at the MCG.
Dec 10, 2012

The water recycling facility located in Yarra Park, adjacent to Gate 2 at the MCG, has been recognised with the Infrastructure Project Innovation Award at the Australian Water Association Awards (Victorian Branch).

New appointment to MCC Committee

MCC committeeman Fred Oldfield
Dec 09, 2012

The MCC is pleased to advise that Fred Oldfield has been appointed to the MCC Committee. Mr Oldfield fills a casual vacancy created by the retirement of Peter Mitchell last year.