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.

    Library celebrates Rare Book Week

    Jul 17, 2012

    To celebrate Rare Book Week, the MCC Library is holding two exhibitions for sports AND book lovers:

    - “Olympic Memories of London: Publications from the Games of 1908 and 1948”
    - “Recording the Century: celebrating 100 years of VFL and AFL’s Football Record”.

    Beginning on Monday July 23, both exhibitions will be held at the library between 10.00am and 4.00pm until Friday July 27.

    Bookings are essential for entry by the general public. Please contact the library on library@mcc.org.au or (03) 9657 8876 for further details.

    For more on Melbourne Rare Book Week, see www.rarebookweek.com.

    Olympic Memories of London exhibition


    VFL/AFL Football Record exhibition