HAD Dylan Tombides’ life continued on its intended path, he would be the young player Socceroos fans would be salivating over on the way to Brazil.

THE Raiders are looking to turn around a diabolical home record this season as they host an Easter Sunday clash against the Storm.

JOSE Mourinho’s latest weapon against match officials is sarcasm, using it to great effect after Chelsea’s shock loss to Sunderland.

RETIRED Socceroos keeper Mark Schwarzer became Chelsea's oldest ever Premier League player, but the milestone match didn’t exactly go to plan.

OWEN Wright’s love/hate relationship with Bells Beach has continued, but this time the Aussie surfer left the water elated and in pain.

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Media Releases

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.