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.

Dining availability - upcoming AFL matches

Aug 27, 2012

Updated on Monday August 27, 2012 at 12.05pm

Please find below the latest details about member dining availability for upcoming AFL matches:

Round 23

Hawthorn v West Coast - Friday August 31

  • Members Dining Room  - booked out

Essendon v Collingwood - Saturday September 1

  • Members Dining Room - booked out
  • Main Event Package (Hans Ebeling Room) - available on (03) 9657 8888.

Richmond v Port Adelaide - Sunday September 2