MITCHELL Starc’s radar was off - way off - early on day two against Essex, reprising memories of Steve Harmison’s infamous wide against Australia.

HERALD Sun form analyst Michael Manley previews the nine-race card at Caulfield featuring bold frontrunner Lord Of The Sky in the Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes.

Lleyton Hewitt and Thanasi Kokkinakis appeared down and out in their first round doubles tie, until the veteran produced a vintage fighting display.

A decade on from arguably the greatest ever Ashes series, we ask one of the men involved what lessons can be passed on to Michael Clarke’s Australia.

AS the Wallabies cool their heels on the Sunshine Coast, 2015’s two best Super Rugby teams go head-to-head in Wellington for the championship.

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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.