JAPANESE import Admire Rakti has drawn perfectly for Tuesday’s Group 1 Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

VETERAN batsman Younis Khan swatted Michael Clarke’s men on a road to nowhere as Pakistan set up a drought-breaking series triumph in Abu Dhabi.

I GUESS I’m a fringe Derby Day player this year. But it’s Derby Day, and just being a player is a big deal, when all the jocks have their game faces on.

DAVID Villa was starting to recapture his best form at Melbourne City, what a shame he’s going back to New York, Herald Sun’s David Davutovic writes.

THE stamina reserves of Hampton Court and Sweet Idea have been debated all week but were summarily dismissed by trainer Gai Waterhouse on Friday.

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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.