MITCHELL Starc’s summer could be over after the Australian paceman left Adelaide Oval on crutches with a foot stress fracture on Friday night.

AARON Mooy’s brilliance helped Melbourne City return to the A-League’s top six with a comprehensive victory over Perth Glory.

PETER Siddle became a worthy inductee into the 200-wicket club on Friday night, and is now just one step away from earning what he truly deserves – a Cricket Australia contract.

MELBOURNE Storm will have the city to themselves in early March with back-to-back NRL home games at AAMI Park before the start of the AFL season.

JAMES Pattinson is expected to be playing Test cricket by Boxing Day but a fresh injury drama for Mitchell Starc could see him back in Hobart.


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.