THE immediate reactions were shock and sadness from across the globe as news of Phillip Hughes’ tragic death filtered through on Thursday.

AS the cricket community wrestles with what to do next after Phillip Hughes’ death, RON REED writes the first Test against India should proceed, with the result mattering less than the symbolism of playing it.

PHILLIP Hughes’ family and Australian captain Michael Clarke have delivered an emotional goodbye after the batsman tragically died from a head injury today.

AUSTRALIAN cricketer Phillip Hughes has died after being struck in the head while batting at the Sydney Cricket Ground. He was 25.

IT is doubtful whether any incident has caused more widespread grief in Australian cricket than the loss of one of the game’s most likeable characters.

ANZAC Day - Visitor tickets sold out

Apr 04, 2013

It’s one of the biggest events on the MCG sporting calendar and this year’s Essendon v Collingwood ANZAC Day clash on Thursday April 25 is sure to be no exception.

UPDATE: All visitor tickets and reserved seats have sold out.

Approximately 17,000 seats will be available for ALL members (Full and Restricted) and guests (with a visitor ticket) on a walk-up basis.

There will be no Long Room or Balcony passes available.

Walk-up seating - Level 1:
To maximise capacity and eliminate seat saving, the club has extended the seat ticket distribution process that is normally applied on levels 2 and 3 to Level 1 for Anzac Day.

Once the gates are open, members and guests who choose to sit on "M" level (Level 1) in non-reserved seats, are asked to remain there until issued with a reserved seat ticket by an attendant.

If arriving a little later, please see one of the attendants at each bay to see what seat tickets they may have available for you.

 

 

Members and guests are advised to allow plenty of time to get to the ground and take public transport where possible.