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Victorian Government's $500m Cash Spash 20th April 2018
The Victorian Labor Government has pledged $500 million to state-wide sports infrastructure including $225 million of the 2018/2019 Budget to help fund redevelopments to the MCG and Etihad Stadium Precinct.  Full Story ›

MCG roof idea floated 8th November 2016
Outgoing MCC boss Stephen Gough has raised the idea of building a roof over the MCG and the radical plan has sparked debate far and wide.  Full Story ›

80k record BBL crowd for MCG 3rd January 2016
A record Big Bash League crowd of 80,883 was on hand at the MCG to watch the Stars defeat the Renegades in the Melbourne Derby.  Full Story ›

MCG attracts record Origin crowd 18th June 2015
A record State of Origin crowd of 91,513 attended game two of the 2015 series on Wednesday evening at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.  Full Story ›

MCG reduces food prices 2nd March 2015
The MCG will introduce significantly cheaper food and drink prices as of the start of the 2015 AFL season in what's a big win for fans with some items dropping as much as 40%.  Full Story ›

LED digital signage for MCG and Etihad 21st February 2015
The MCG and Etihad Stadium will be the first grounds in Australia to have full LED digital signage across two levels and they are expected to be in use for round one of the AFL season.  Full Story ›

MCG Technology Upgrade 4th February 2015
The MCG has announced the next phase of a $45 million technology upgrade including in-stadium Wi-Fi, external themed LED lighting and new IPTV screens.  Full Story ›

MCG unveils super screens 16th December 2013
The two new largest video screens at an Australian stadium were unveiled today at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and will be used during an event for the first this this Friday.  Full Story ›

New video screens for MCG 15th August 2013
Two huge new video screens will be installed at the MCG in time for the 2013 Boxing Day Ashes Test match. The new screens will be the largest of any Australian stadium, measuring 25 metres wide and 13 metres high.  Full Story ›

MCG to host World Cup Final 30th July 2013
The venues for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup have been announced with the Melbourne Cricket Ground set to host the final while.  Full Story ›

MCG's Great Southern Stand to get multimillion dollar refurbishment 15th September 2010
The MCG's Great Southern Stand is set for a $55 million facelift, with the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) today confirming a $25 million commitment to the project.  Full Story ›

MCG 'in the dark' over World Cup plans 7th December 2009
MCG boss Stephen Gough has urged Football Federation Australia to "hurry up" and say exactly what it requires from the stadium in any soccer World Cup bid.  Full Story ›

MCG's Great Southern Stand to be overhauled 4th September 2009
The MCG's Great Southern Stand will be overhauled to make it easier for fans to attend games and more enjoyable when they get inside.  Full Story ›

Clubs raise stakes in MCG stadium stoush 24th March 2009
AFL club presidents have left open the possibility of radical action following a breakdown in negotiations late last week with the Victorian Minister for Sport, James Merlino, over their poor stadium deals at the MCG.  Full Story ›

AFL to get tough with MCG, Telstra Dome 24th September 2008
The AFL and its two Melbourne stadiums are headed for a showdown, with the league not ruling out relocating more home-and-away games in Sydney and Canberra should the MCG and Telstra Dome refuse to improve their financial deals with Victorian clubs.  Full Story ›

AFL wants $100m Great Southern Stand facelift 18th March 2008
The AFL is pushing the MCG to embark upon a multimillion-dollar redevelopment of the Great Southern Stand in the belief that its members are enduring facilities inferior to those in the recently completed Northern Stand.  Full Story ›

Telstra Dome may bid for cricket hosting rights 16th September 2007
Victorian cricket fans could be watching their heroes under the roof of Telstra Dome from 2009, with a stalemate between CV and the MCC.  Full Story ›

Stand by for MCG sporting update 3rd August 2006
The Melbourne Cricket Club is holding meetings with architects to improve the look of the famous stand, now nearly 15 years old.  Full Story ›

MCG Redevelopment Settlement Agreed 24th July 2006
The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) has announced that agreement has been reached with Grocon on a final financial settlement for works on the MCG Redevelopment project.  Full Story ›

Welcome to the new MCG 21st April 2006
Football will make its long-awaited return to the game's spiritual home of the newly-improved MCG on Anzac Day, with the ground ready in time to celebrate its makeover by hosting the annual Collingwood v Essendon blockbuster.  Full Story ›

 
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