DENNIS Lillee says new pace sensation Josh Hazlewood can be an unplayable force during next year’s Ashes, after his debut against India.

BAD light stopped play at the Gabba, but not before Steve Smith played a captain’s knock to help Australia work its way back into the contest.

IT was the stuff of which dreams are made. Australian substitute fielder Marnus Labuschagne has taken an incredible short leg catch in the second Test.

KEVIN Pietersen is set to earn up to $250,000 for his summer down under in the Big Bash — but is the star batsman worth the cash? Have your say!

MELBOURNE have pulled off their biggest signing coup of the off-season, attracting rising young Bulldogs forward Dale Finucane after a release was agreed.

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Yarra Park water recycling project honoured

Inside the water recycling facility that sits beneath Yarra Park, outside Gate 2 at the MCG.
Dec 10, 2012

The water recycling facility located in Yarra Park, adjacent to Gate 2 at the MCG, has been recognised with the Infrastructure Project Innovation Award at the Australian Water Association Awards (Victorian Branch).

MCG head groundsman departs

Cameron Hodgkins
Jul 19, 2012

The Melbourne Cricket Club regrets to advise that arenas operations manager Cameron Hodgkins has tendered his resignation. Hodgkins has been in charge of turf operations at the MCG for the past four years, after a five-year stint as head curator at Bellerive Oval.

Raptors in use to deter Silver Gulls at MCG this weekend

Seagulls at the MCG
Sep 23, 2011

The MCC has sought and received approval from the Department of Sustainability and Environment for a one-off trial of raptors to deter Silver Gulls at the MCG during the two AFL preliminary finals this weekend.

Great Southern Stand project builder appointed

An artist's impression of the new-look Great Southern Stand
Sep 21, 2011

Premier Ted Baillieu today announced that work on a $55 million upgrade of the MCG's Great Southern Stand will start shortly after the AFL Grand Final following the appointment of Construction Engineering as the project builder.

MCG change rooms incident at Collingwood-Brisbane Lions match on Saturday night

AFL night match at the MCG.
Aug 22, 2011

The Melbourne Cricket Club wishes to clarify reports regarding an incident that occurred in the players’ change rooms at the MCG on Saturday night at the Collingwood-Brisbane Lions match.