JAMES Faulkner was man of the match while some big name Kiwis went missing in a one-sided World Cup final. See how every player rated.

LED by an inspirational knock from captain Michael Clarke, Australia romped to victory over New Zealand in the World Cup final at the MCG.

MITCHELL Starc capped an incredible World Cup after he was named Player of the Tournament in a series dominated by batsmen.

FOR the Australian cricket team a long and trying season scarred by real-life tragedy would end with sporting triumph when they won the World Cup for the fifth time.

STEVE Smith hit the winning runs after getting a massive stroke of luck courtesy of the Zing Bails, while Mitchell Starc gave Australia a dream start.

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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.

Library's The Yorker wins major award

MCC librarians David Studham and Trevor Ruddell.
Nov 10, 2011

The MCC Library’s flagship publication The Yorker received important international recognition in October when it was adjudged the “best program, annual report or magazine” at the International Sports Heritage Association’s 2011 communications awards.

MCC appoints new treasurer

Michael Happell
Oct 10, 2011

Michael Happell has been appointed to the role of Melbourne Cricket Club treasurer, following Michael Andrew's decision to step down from the committee to take up the role of global chairman of KPMG and relocating to Hong Kong.

Raptors in use to deter Silver Gulls at MCG

Seagulls at the MCG
Sep 23, 2011

The MCC has sought and received approval from the Department of Sustainability and Environment for a one-off trial of raptors to deter Silver Gulls at the MCG during the two AFL preliminary finals this weekend.

New inductees in MCG Media Hall of Fame

MCG Media Hall of Fame inductees Wayne Ludbey (left) and Rohan Connolly.
Aug 30, 2011

Richmond football great Kevin Bartlett has joined three of Australia’s best sports photographers and a trio of radio broadcasters among 10 new inductees to the MCG Media Hall of Fame.