ENGLAND have hunted down a flimsy target of 121 to win the third Ashes Test by eight wickets inside three days and storm to a 2-1 series lead.

MICHAEL Clarke has taken ownership of Australia’s disastrous third Test loss to England, and refused to rule out a move down the batting order.

AN error-riddled and ill-disciplined Storm has suffered a big setback in its quest to make the top four, humbled by the bottom-placed Tigers.

MELBOURNE Victory chief executive Ian Robson wants to see more European friendlies in Australia, even if some soccer fans would rather snub the A-League.

THE IOC has selected Beijing as its host city for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, making the Chinese capital the first city to host both Summer and Winter Games.

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MCC baseball...100 years ago...

The 1911-12 MCC baseball team. Back: M. Allan, T.H. Scott (Scorer), Unknown, T. Felstead, H. Taylor. Middle: W. Ponsford Snr, F. Vaughan, W. Scott, W.G. Ingleton, G. Henty, Unknown (probably A. Johnston). Front: V. Ransford, J. Ballantyne.
Nov 29, 2011

One hundred years ago, the MCC won the VBA A-grade pennant, in a dramatic double play at the plate.

Focus is on our members

The Members Reserve
Nov 25, 2011

The club recently conducted a series of focus groups to find more about the views members have about a variety of club matters.

MCC elects Honorary Cricket members

West Indian cricket great Brian Lara
Nov 21, 2011

Selectors were given a flying start when it came to electing the club’s latest intake of Honorary Cricket members, with three of the greatest players of the modern era topping the list of candidates up for consideration.

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.