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St Patrick’s College wins MCC-Herald Sun Shield

MCC representative Scott Butler presented the MCC-Herald Sun Shield best player medallions to Nick O’ Brien (centre) and Darcy Bailey (right).
Aug 15, 2011

St Patrick's College Ballarat defeated Penleigh Essendon Grammar School in an epic MCC-Herald Sun Shield Grand Final at the MCG on August 14.

Committee Room gong at Chef's Table Awards

EPICURE’S Blair Humphrey and Adriano Biondi with their Chef's Table Award at the MCG.
Aug 11, 2011

The club’s excellent weekday restaurant offerings in the Committee Room received further recognition on Monday night when Epicure chefs Adriano Biondi and Blair Humphrey won a gold medal in the Chef’s Table Awards at the Clubs Victoria Presidents’ Night.

Hallam Senior wins inaugural SSV grand final

MCC assistant to the CEO, Peter French (right) presents the SSV Premier League grand final trophy to the captain and coach of Hallam Senior.
Jul 29, 2011

The MCC Foundation supported School Sport Victoria and AFL Victoria to launch the Premier League for our Australian Football Senior Boys competition. The grand final was held on July 24, 2011 at the MCG.

Members in Queen's Birthday honours list

MCC member Max Walker
Jun 14, 2011

Life member Bruce Church and former Test cricketer Max Walker were among 16 MCC members included in the 2011 Queen's Birthday honours list.

Lyon, Charlton shine at Norm Smith Oration

Garry Lyon addresses the 2011 Norm Smith Oration
Jun 08, 2011

Former Melbourne captain Garry Lyon and media doyen Tony Charlton last night delivered stirring addresses at the inaugural Norm Smith Oration in the Members Dining Room.