NATIONAL Selector Rod Marsh has dropped a bombshell by claiming Mitchell Starc is unlikely to be fit for the February Test series against New Zealand.

SCOTT Boland, the former chubby kid who was too fat to open the bowling for his club team, lay awake last night dreaming of playing the Boxing Day Test.

THE future is bleak for one of the most prestigious sporting brands in the world. There are some huge questions lingering ahead of the 2016 season.

Zinedine Zidane’s four sons are all on the books at Real Madrid and like their father, all know how to use their head — in particular 17-year-old Luca.

IN an extraordinary gamble Australia is set to pick a 28-year-old debutant with no Sheffield Shield matches under his belt for the Test against the West Indies.


Dining Availability update

Bookings for the Members Dining Room, when open, are accepted via this webpage.

Should bookings exceed capacity, a ballot will be conducted and members will be advised of the outcome of their booking in the week of the registration period.


2015/16 cricket season

Event Teams Date Status
Boxing Day Test Day 1*
Aus v WI
Dec 26
Bookings open December 14
Boxing Day Test Day 2* Aus v WI
Dec 27
Bookings open December 14
Boxing Day Test Day 3*
Aus v WI
Dec 28
Bookings open December 14
Boxing Day Test Day 4
Aus v WI
Dec 29
Bookings open December 14
Boxing Day Test Day 5
Aus v WI
Dec 30
Bookings open December 14
Aus v Ind
Jan 17
Bookings open January 4
T20 international* Aus v Ind
Jan 29
Bookings open January 18

*Provisional members will not be able to make a Members Dining Room booking on these event days.

When registrations exceed capacity of the Members Dining Room, the club may have access to other dining facilities.

Members unsuccessful in the ballot will be offered priority access to attractive dining packages in these rooms.

Should any space remain in the Members Dining Room following the ballot registration period, registrations will re-open at 9.00am the next day.