PHILLIP Hughes stepped up to the crease at the SCG on Tuesday and was soon he on his way to what promised to be his 27th first-class century. But at 2.23pm the world stopped.

    CRICKET Australia has promised a review into player safety in light of the Hughes’ tragedy, with particular emphasis on helmet regulations.

    AS tough as the first steps will be, I hope Sean Abbott’s NSW teammates can coax him back into the practice nets at some stage, writes Allan Border.

    CRICKET Australia have handled the awful task that befell them after Phillip Hughes’ tragic accident with exemplary calm and dignity.

    HE is the patriach of cricket in Australia. Now Richie Benaud has lent his evocative narration to Channel 9’s powerful tribute to Phillip Hughes.

    Netball players wanted

    Dec 07, 2011

    The MCC is holding a second round of netball trials for interested members to join the autumn netball competition at Parkville Netball Association.

    There are currently three netball teams participating in the spring competition, playing in Divisions A1, A4 and C1 on Monday nights.

    In 2012, the club is hoping to expand on these teams and is calling for expressions of interest from members.

    Trials will be held on Thursday December 15 at the State Netball and Hockey Centre (10 Brens Drive, Parkville, show court 1) from 6.30pm - 8.30pm.

    Members must register their interest before the day, and can do so by contacting Phoebe McWilliams at phoebem@mcc.org.au or 9657 8985.