COMMONWEALTH GAMES DAY 1: AUSTRALIA has its first gold medal of the Games, and it’s come courtesy of one of our greatest.

    GLASGOW’S track and field program has been dealt a massive blow with track superstar Mo Farah withdrawing from the Commonwealth Games.

    AUSSIE squash player Zac Alexander has dramatically departed Glasgow after a successful appeal from fellow player Matthew Karwalski.

    CIARON Maher, the mop-topped kid and an ex-motocross and jumps rider from three generations of dairy farmers, has become a rising star in training ranks.

    THERE he was at a Brisbane hotel, the showman Kurtley Beale, grabbing a hotel vacuum cleaner and producing an incredible didgeridoo sound.

    Library's The Yorker wins major award

    Oct 20, 2013

    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 (ISHA) communications awards for the third 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 material is researched and written by library staff and a loyal band of 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