MICHAEL Clarke exclusive column: These are the reasons the World Cup final against New Zealand will be my last ODI.

THIRTY-FOUR years ago Trevor Chappell bowled a ball that won the game, sparked an international incident and helped define the trans-Tasman rivalry.

THERE is a seven-letter word on the lips of every Kiwi ahead of Sunday’s World Cup final — and it is not necessarily winning.

BRISBANE Roar’s A-League title defence is in tatters after a 1-0 loss to top six rivals Melbourne City at AAMI Park. Re-live the game in our Match Centre.

BILLY Slater is set to sign a $1.8 million deal with Melbourne Storm as he closes in on becoming the NRL’s greatest tryscorer for one club.

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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.

MCC and Spotless donate $50,000 to flood relief appeal

Jan 14, 2011

The MCC and its hospitality partner Spotless are together donating $50,000 to the Queensland Premier’s Flood Relief Appeal.