On Saturday I made my way into the city to catch up with a friend who was visiting from Perth, Western Australia. Such a bleak cold Saturday so what does one do apart from staying indoors and keeping warm.
We got on a tram and made our way to the MCG – Melbourne Cricket Ground. My friend Gina had only been past the ground via a train. So a walk around the outside. No AFL games were being played this day so it was very quiet.
The MCG is home to AFL Football and many clubs based in Melbourne this is their home ground. MCG is also home to the MCC – Melbourne Cricket Club. It was founded in 1838 and is one of the oldest sporting clubs in Australia.
In 1859 the members drafted the first rules of Australian football. In 1877 it hosted the first Test Cricket played between…
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