AN amazing hundred by Steve Smith helped Australia pull off a thrilling win over South Africa at the MCG to seal victory in the one-day series.

JADE North puts the ball in his own net with 15 minutes left as Brisbane Roar’s gallant rearguard action is eventually undone by Melbourne Victory.

CRICKET Australia chief James Sutherland wants an investigation into why crowd numbers have been so poor for the one-dayers against South Africa.

ONE of Australian cycling’s most revered figures, Sir Hubert Opperman, has had his pioneering performances recognised alongside the champions of the modern era.

MICHAEL Clarke will be named in Australia’s Test squad on Monday, but remains a long shot to actually play against India at the Gabba.

Book Week - children's readings this weekend

Aug 15, 2011

Jackson's Goal front coverAs part of the club’s activities to celebrate Book Week (August 22-26), the MCC Library is conducting storytime readings of children’s book Jackson's Goal outside the library prior to this weekend’s AFL matches.

Readings will commence at 5.45pm on Saturday at the Colingwood v Brisbane match and 3.45pm on Sunday at the Melbourne v Richmond match.

Members are encouraged to bring their children or grandchildren.