MICHAEL Clarke has been ruled out of the first Test against India, after 24 hours of high drama between the Aussie skipper and Cricket Australia.

NICK Kyrgios has crowned a glorious first full grand slam season by winning the Newcombe Medal as Australia’s most outstanding player in 2014.

SUN Yang - who broke Australian Grant Hackett’s 1500m freestyle world record - quietly served a three-month doping ban Chinese officials have denied covering up.

SOUTHAMPTON conceded their first Premier League goal since the start of October as they fought back to draw 1-1 with Aston Villa.

WITH Michael Clarke ruled out of the first Test, a host of Sheffield Shield players are now auditioning for his spot. Follow their progress here!

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.