IT was an odd mixture of disappointment and relief for Michael Hooper after he was issued a one-match suspension by World Rugby for foul play last night.

    LESS buzz than a year ago but on-field expectations for Melbourne City are just as high and John van’t Schip’s side look far better equipped for the challenge.

    IT’S been one of the busiest off-seasons in recent memory, but which clubs have done the best business? We’ve picked the top 10 A-League signings.

    LEADING jockey Glen Boss rates Kermadec as one of Australia’s best gallopers, but knows that Saturday’s Caulfield Stakes is an acid test for the Cox Plate favourite.

    AUSTRALIA’S Davis Cup king, Lleyton Hewitt, is in the box seat to captain his country after current skipper Wally Masur revealed he won’t be applying for the captaincy.

    Library's The Yorker wins major award

    Oct 30, 2012

    MCC librarians David Studham (left) and Trevor Ruddell.The MCC Library’s flagship publication The Yorker has again received international recognition, adjudged the “best program, annual report or magazine” at the International Sports Heritage Association’s communications awards for the second consecutive year. 

    Librarian David Studham (pictured here, left, with assistant librarian Trevor Ruddell) was more than delighted that The Yorker, first published in 1993 and now available by subscription, had been given such an accolade by ISHA.  

    The Yorker features a potpourri of material researched and written by library staff and a loyal band of productive volunteers who write on anything from skittles to squash and lawn bowls to baseball, plus the many characters associated with the club and the ground over the years. Book reviews are also on the menu.

    Its broad charter brings into play the vast resources of the MCC collections, allowing themes and individuals to be examined and showcased to great effect. In short, there’s something for everyone with a sporting interest.

    Members (and others) are encouraged to subscribe to The Yorker by completing the order form