THE A-League is back for another season and so is David Davutovic’s Studs Up blog. Join the chat at 1pm (AEST) as he offers his predictions for 2015-16.

ON the eve of the new A-League season, David Gallop has called on the players union to accept the deal on the table and get on with the game.

TRAVIS Head yesterday delivered the ultimate captain’s knock with his double-century guiding the Redbacks to a record-breaking win over WA to open the Matador Cup in Sydney.

US VIEW: Jarryd Hayne got limited chances in his latest NFL outing - yet an explanation has been given that the Aussie can take as a major compliment.

A STREAM of expletives, bizarre accusations and cruel jibes about your appearance. And, it’s all part of the job.


Media Releases

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.

Melbourne Cricket Club elects new President

Paul Sheahan
Feb 17, 2011

Former Australian cricketer and headmaster Paul Sheahan has been elected the 26th president of the Melbourne Cricket Club, following David Meiklejohn who has reached the end of his four-year term.