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Sun 13 Jan 2019

Pucovski selection not the gamble it seems

premium_icon Pucovski selection not the gamble it seems

ROBERT CRADDOCK: At first glance, the selection of 20-year-old Will Pucovski for next week’s Gabba Test may seem an audacious gamble.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

‘Had a gutful’: Gamble selectors had to make

premium_icon ‘Had a gutful’: Gamble selectors had to make

It’s the Test team you choose when you are as mad as hell and you just can’t take it any more.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

Pujara’s simple plan takes Border back in time

premium_icon Pujara’s simple plan takes Border back in time

Allan Border reckons Indian iron man Cheteshwar Pujara learnt cricket the same way he did — mastering three basic shots.

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Cronulla: From good blokes to our most hated team

premium_icon Cronulla: From good blokes to our most hated team

There was a time – long ago – when Cronulla was every boy’s second favourite team.

Wed 19 Dec 2018

Norman gamble a balancing act for Dragons

premium_icon Norman gamble a balancing act for Dragons

St George Illawarra’s recruitment of Corey Norman comes with a high degree of difficulty

Tue 18 Dec 2018

SuperCoach BBL: Skull’s unique approach to fantasy game

SuperCoach BBL: Skull’s unique approach to fantasy game

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Mason Cox: Inside the craziest week of my life

premium_icon Mason Cox: Inside the craziest week of my life

From the highs of an upset win against Richmond to the lows of standing the mark for Dom Sheed’s miracle goal — it was seven days MASON COX will never forget.

Why footy is rallying behind extraordinary Majak

premium_icon Why footy is rallying behind extraordinary Majak

An outpouring of emotion and shock followed the news Majak Daw had fallen from the Bolte Bridge.

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Your AFL club’s Christmas wish list

premium_icon Your AFL club’s Christmas wish list

What will your club be asking for from Santa for Christmas?

Thu 13 Dec 2018

No sign of a cure for Snakes

premium_icon No sign of a cure for Snakes

What is wrong with the Cairns Taipans? That is what everyone is asking each other right now. But, there is no sign of a cure for Snakes’ ongoing ills.

Starc nightmare waiting for India in Perth

premium_icon Starc nightmare waiting for India in Perth

Remember when Shane Warne criticised Starcy’s body language a few years ago and it really fired him up?

How Handscomb can cover his weak spot

premium_icon How Handscomb can cover his weak spot

Aussie batsman Peter Handscomb has a dilemma.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Craddock: Rotten batting roots exposed by ugly statistic

premium_icon Craddock: Rotten batting roots exposed by ugly statistic

Hidden behind the plaudits which came with a rousing last day finish lay the sobering statistic that said everything about Australia’s potholed road ahead.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Buzz: NRL’s growing wall of shame

premium_icon Buzz: NRL’s growing wall of shame

BEING a league writer these days is like covering police rounds. A contact in law enforcement is as important as knowing the coaches, officials, agents and...

Thu 6 Dec 2018

The ‘we hate you but we respect you’ Test XI

premium_icon The ‘we hate you but we respect you’ Test XI

Like Wes Mantooth’s deep mix of hatred and respect for his Ron Burgundy in Anchorman, Greg Davis has put together his team of cricketers we love to hate.

Craddock: Will a new Aussie hero please stand up?

premium_icon Craddock: Will a new Aussie hero please stand up?

It will only take one Test match. The mood needs brightening as we look for a hero to restore our pride in the baggy green.

Warne: Rattle the skipper and India will fall

premium_icon Warne: Rattle the skipper and India will fall

No one fears Australia any more and it’s time they fought back in this Test series against India. Legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne examines how the Aussies can...

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Coach swap saga merits a silver screen adaption

premium_icon Coach swap saga merits a silver screen adaption

The Wayne Bennett-Anthony Seibold swap saga has had so many twists and turns that Hollywood should be considering penning a script for the silver screen.

Paine: 'I’m over it and just ready to play'

premium_icon Paine: 'I’m over it and just ready to play'

Tim Paine is officially over talking about his side’s ‘brand’.

Kent: Fresh start for Bennett’s legacy

premium_icon Kent: Fresh start for Bennett’s legacy

After all the backroom negotiations and misleading agendas, Wayne Bennett will never be forgiven in some places.

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