NATIONAL Selector Rod Marsh has dropped a bombshell by claiming Mitchell Starc is unlikely to be fit for the February Test series against New Zealand.

SCOTT Boland, the former chubby kid who was too fat to open the bowling for his club team, lay awake last night dreaming of playing the Boxing Day Test.

THE future is bleak for one of the most prestigious sporting brands in the world. There are some huge questions lingering ahead of the 2016 season.

Zinedine Zidane’s four sons are all on the books at Real Madrid and like their father, all know how to use their head — in particular 17-year-old Luca.

IN an extraordinary gamble Australia is set to pick a 28-year-old debutant with no Sheffield Shield matches under his belt for the Test against the West Indies.


Media Releases

Shipperd joins MCC coaching team

Greg Shipperd
May 18, 2015

Melbourne Cricket Club today announced the appointment of former Victorian Bushrangers and Melbourne Stars head coach Greg Shipperd as coach of the MCC Cricket Academy.

Melbourne Cricket Club elects new president

MCC vice-president Steven Smith
Mar 04, 2015

Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) is delighted to announce that former Melbourne footballer and experienced lawyer Steven Smith has been elected as the 27th MCC president, succeeding Paul Sheahan when his term expires in April.

MCG winds back clock on food prices

Fans will enjoy lower food prices at the MCG in 2015 and beyond.
Mar 02, 2015

MCG fans will be able to purchase popular food and beverage items at prices not seen for a decade or more, following a new agreement that will set the MCG apart from every other Australian stadium.

MCG to take stadium technology and fan engagement to new levels

Feb 03, 2015

Melbourne Cricket Club today unveiled plans to turn Melbourne Cricket Ground into one of Australia’s most technically advanced and connected stadiums for fans, members and stakeholders.

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.