Posts Tagged "MCG"

NSW hope two final training sessions on traditional AFL and cricket grounds help prepare them for the oval shape of the MCG on Wednesday night.

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When the mountains of cash pour in this year from the next broadcast deal Cricket Australia should set a good chunk aside to invest in the country’s pitch health.

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England can certainly take heart from their performance at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in the fourth Ashes Test.

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How often have we heard Bill ‘It’s all happening’ Lawry championing the cause of the G, and Melbourne, on Channel Nine over the last 40 years?

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Three MCG blockbusters should help the AFL set a new record for single-round attendance when the new season begins this weekend.

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The hated Richmond station crush would become history under a billion-dollar proposal to transform the area around the MCG.

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Essendon coach John Worsfold has dismissed calls for the Anzac Day blockbuster to be shared among other AFL clubs as insulting and disrespectful.

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He’s a man with a plan, Eddie McGuire. He always has been. And more often than not he pulls it off.

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Those hoping to secure tickets to the MCG and SCG for the opening rounds of the AFL Premiership regular season were left frustrated by a meltdown of the ticketing system.

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An article on The Roar a few days ago brought up the argument that Victorian teams have an advantage because the AFL grand final is held in Melbourne at the MCG.

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After losing the first four ODIs, India has found some form and enter the second Twenty20 international against Australia at the MCG with a chance to claim the series after an impressive win at the Adelaide Oval on Australia Day.

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Paul Puopolo and Jack Gunston have fired Hawthorn back inside the AFL’s top four with a 38-point win over Essendon.

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The Hawks have begun their rapid climb up the AFL ladder, and they’ll be looking to inflict more pain on the battling Bombers when they clash at the MCG. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 1:40pm (AEST).

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The minute of silence is fraught with danger at a huge sporting event like State of Origin. There will always be the odd fool who can’t keep quiet to respect a legend like Ron Clarke.

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Before digital television, it was a case of crossing fingers for Victorian rugby league lovers, hoping that Channel Nine (or Channel Ten in the early days) would actually show State of Origin at a reasonable hour.

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An Australian cricket record crowd of 93,013 watched Sunday’s World Cup final at the MCG.

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New Zealand have given the world many great things, many of which Australia has taken credit for. Russell Crowe, Phar Lap, the current World Cup quarter finalists.

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In case you missed it, the MCG earlier this week waved the white flag in its battle with Tullamarine Airport for the title of Worst-Value Eatery in Melbourne.

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Buying a pie and chips at the MCG will soon be a lot cheaper for fans.

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Liverpool’s visit to Melbourne two years ago “flabbergasted” the English Premier League side and helped change the way overseas clubs viewed the Australian market.

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