“MATE, I’m loving every moment of this.” Ricky Ponting reflects on his proudest cricketing moment and how Phillip Hughes helped make it a reality.

    IT’S a crunch matchday in the UEFA Champions League, especially for the aspirations of the Premier League’s London representatives. Follow it live here!

    DAVID Warner has unveiled Australia’s cunning plan to recreate the crippling pressure New Zealand collapsed under in the World Cup final.

    WAYNE Rooney has over three years left on his Manchester United contract but that hasn’t stopped him being linked with a surprise move overseas.

    EMOTION-STRICKEN NSW and South Australia players have been commended for the urgency and strength they showed in the immediate wake of the Phillip Hughes incident.

    Members receive Australia Day honours

    Feb 04, 2013

    Former Carlton and Hawthorn coach, David Parkin, was among 23 club members recognised in this year’s Australia Day honours list.

    Parkin was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for "service to the sport of Australian rules football," having played 211 games for Hawthorn and coaching both Hawthorn and Carlton to premierships.

    The club congratulates each member on their achievements and recognition.


    AM (General Division)

    ANJOU, Mitchell David
    COCHRANE, Associate Professor Andrew Donald
    DEVLIN, Margaret Ann
    DUNCAN, Dr Alan William
    ELLIS, Dr Mark Francis
    GIBSON, John Aubrey (deceased)
    MADDOCK, John David
    RAND, Dr David Anthony
    SMORGON, Graham Joseph
    THOMAS, Robert Bain
    VOHRA, Associate Professor Jitendra

    OAM (General Division)

    ADNAMS, John Geoffrey
    DAVIES, John Gerard
    GRIFFITHS, Bruce Atkin
    GUEST, The Hon Paul Marshall
    HARDING, Thomas Frank
    JOHNSTON, Harold Dawson (deceased)
    MILL, Peter Bertram
    PARKIN, David
    ROBERTS, Frank Arthur
    YIANNOUDES, Peter Michael

    Public Service Medal

    WATSON, Allan James

    Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM)

    BLACKBURN, David Eric

    If you know of an MCC member who has been honoured this year but is not on this list, please email the club with details.