UNCAPPED Queenslander Joe Burns has beaten former Test opener Ed Cowan to the punch and will play for Australia in the Boxing Day Test.

ROBERT CRADDOCK: Picking an in-form Joe Burns is a positive move, with Australia carrying two batsmen who have long been more style than results.

MIKE Hussey​ and Jacques Kallis proved class is ageless when they guided the Sydney Thunder to a comfortable win over the Brisbane Heat.

MELBOURNE City’s derby hero Erik Paartalu said his side’s win was a crucial step in bridging the gap to big brother Melbourne Victory.

NATHAN Burns fires Phoenix into top four — and himself firmly into the Socceroos’ Asian Cup frame. Read our Round 11 A-League review.

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Irishman Stynes to join MCG sporting legends

Jim Stynes
Feb 21, 2014

Former Melbourne FC champion ruckman, the late Jim Stynes, has been chosen as the next athlete to be immortalised with a bronze statue outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Rare Bradman baggy green cap returns to the MCG

Don Bradman's 1946/47 baggy green cap, on display in the National Sports Museum
Dec 21, 2013

The Melbourne Cricket Club has acquired one of Sir Donald Bradman’s baggy green caps, adding to its magnificent collection of baggy greens worn by Australia’s Test cricketers.

New MCG scoreboards unveiled

One of two, new scoreboards at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Dec 16, 2013

Two new, state-of-the-art scoreboards were unveiled at the MCG today, further enhancing its reputation as a world-class sports and entertainment venue.

MCC extends ticketing partnership

Ticketek logo
Oct 03, 2013

Ticketek will continue as the ticketing services partner of the MCG for a further five years, following the completion of a competitive tender process.

Melbourne Cricket Club marks 175 years

Melbourne Cricket Club 175th anniversary logo
May 14, 2013

Australia’s oldest and largest sporting club, the Melbourne Cricket Club, is celebrating 175 years since its formation with a number of activities throughout 2013.