24 December 1966
Norm O’Neill scored 108 in the first innings of the Sheffield Shield match vs Victoria at the MCG.
24 December 1977
Poidevin-Gray Shield defeated St.George at Caringbah Oval – the first time any of the 11 team members had played in a winning team against Saints!
Sutherland 7/232 off 44 (8-ball) overs (Warren Moodie 79, Ken Hudson 57, Steve Wishart 33) d. St.George 5/229 dec off 46 overs (Mark Preddey 2-47, John Heath 2-60).
26 December 1967
Colin Dodd scored 111 in P-G Shield vs Randwick at Caringbah Oval – the then record PGs score. Bob Wade also took 6-59.
26 December 1968
Glen Bailey took 5-46 in P-G Shield vs St.George at Hurstville Oval.
26 December 1970
Steve Edmonds took 6-26 in P-G Shield vs Bankstown-Canterbury at Bankstown Oval.
26 December 2005
Phil Jaques made his Test debut (alongside Glenn McGrath) for Australia vs South Africa in the 2nd Test at the MCG. This was the first time that two current SDCC players had played together in a Test.
27 December 1974
Andrew Hilditch scored 113 in P-G Shield vs St.George at Hurstville Oval.
27 December 1975
Malcolm McDonald took 8-86 in 3rd Grade vs Central Cumberland at Old King’s Oval.
27 December 1996
Glenn McGrath took 5-50 off 30 overs in the first innings of the 3rd Test vs West Indies at the MCG.
27 December 2014
Steve Smith scored 192 in the first innings of the 3rd Test vs India at the MCG.
27 December 2015
Steve Smith scored 134no in the first innings of the 2nd Test vs West Indies at the MCG.
28 December 1976
Andrew Hilditch scored 96 in Poidevin-Gray Shield vs Randwick at Caringbah Oval.
28 December 1986
Steve Rixon took 6 catches in the second innings of the 1st unofficial Test vs South Africa at Johannesburg, giving him 10 dismissals for the match.
28 December 1995
Glenn McGrath took 5-40 off 24 overs in the first innings of the 2nd Test vs Sri Lanka at the MCG.
29 December 2009
Shane Watson scored 120 in the second innings of the 1st Test vs Pakistan at the MCG, following 93 in the first innings. He won the Player of the Match award.
29 December 2016
Steve Smith scored 165no in the first innings of the 2nd Test vs Pakistan at the MCG. He won the Player of the Match award.
30 December 1967
Les Ritchie took 5-30 in P-G Shield vs Petersham-Marrickville at Marrickville Oval.
30 December 2017
Steve Smith scored 102no in the second innings of the 4th Test vs England at the MCG.
1st Grade Debuts:
28 December – 1974: Peter Cox
29 December – 1979: Kerry Richards; 1985: Richard Bennison, Rodney Davison, David Givney, Nick Howard