AN amazing hundred by Steve Smith helped Australia pull off a thrilling win over South Africa at the MCG to seal victory in the one-day series.

    JADE North puts the ball in his own net with 15 minutes left as Brisbane Roar’s gallant rearguard action is eventually undone by Melbourne Victory.

    CRICKET Australia chief James Sutherland wants an investigation into why crowd numbers have been so poor for the one-dayers against South Africa.

    ONE of Australian cycling’s most revered figures, Sir Hubert Opperman, has had his pioneering performances recognised alongside the champions of the modern era.

    MICHAEL Clarke will be named in Australia’s Test squad on Monday, but remains a long shot to actually play against India at the Gabba.

    Website maintenance - August 26 and 27

    Aug 24, 2013

    The club wishes to advise members that, due to some scheduled maintenance, some areas of the MCC website will be unavailable on Monday August 26 and Tuesday August 27, 2013.

    While the appearance of the website will remain the same, members will be unable to login to the members-only area to undertake any of the following activities:

    - Changing personal details

    - Purchasing members-only merchandise and jewellery

    - Booking a function

    - Applying for Long Room and Balcony passes for AFL Round 23 matches

    - Making a membership renewal payment

    - Accessing the footy tipping competition.

    Please note that despite this outage, MCC members will still be able to make their renewal payments for the new membership season via this link here.

    For function bookings and other enquiries, members can call the club on (03) 9657 8888 or email membership@mcc.org.au.

    We apologise for the inconvenience during this time.