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Wed 6 Feb 2019

Why it’s time for Kev to get over Broncos snub

premium_icon Why it’s time for Kev to get over Broncos snub

There’s one word to describe the fallout between the Broncos and Kevin Walters – sad.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

Craddock: Eight reasons Australia can win Ashes

premium_icon Craddock: Eight reasons Australia can win Ashes

Who would you rather be … the team with no allrounder or the one with six of them? This is the fascinating match-up that awaits us in this year’s Ashes.

Sun 3 Feb 2019

Big Bash needs a Super Bowl-style makeover

premium_icon Big Bash needs a Super Bowl-style makeover

With the wow-factor missing, the Big Bash needs a Super Bowl-style finish to revive interest in a league built on wow-factor to get more people to watch live and on...

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Ritchie: League must end the boredom

premium_icon Ritchie: League must end the boredom

Dean Ritchie loves rugby league but he’s sick of completion rates, five tackles and a kick, defensive structures, ruck control and coach talk. It’s time for a...

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Men’s player ratings: Federer a big let down

premium_icon Men’s player ratings: Federer a big let down

The defending champion failed to make week two and rookies stormed into the final eight. Sam Groth rates their performances.

Sun 27 Jan 2019

Paine rewriting 100 years of cricket history

premium_icon Paine rewriting 100 years of cricket history

For more than a century Australian cricket has had a theory that if you are the drummer in the band you should not be lead singer as well.

Starc has nowhere to go when his radar scrambles

premium_icon Starc has nowhere to go when his radar scrambles

ROBERT CRADDOCK takes a look at the 10 things learnt from three days at the Gabba.

Who are your club’s ruck hopes?

premium_icon Who are your club’s ruck hopes?

Ruckmen are back to being exactly that and the new rules will mean some big men should dominate this year and others could struggle.

Australian Open ratings: Women who starred and who failed

premium_icon Australian Open ratings: Women who starred and who failed

It’s been a fortnight of huge upsets, classic comebacks and jaw-dropping chokes. So when it came to the top women’s seeds, who stood tall and who failed miserably?

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Warne: Aussies blow headstart on Ashes planning

premium_icon Warne: Aussies blow headstart on Ashes planning

Warne can’t quite believe the Aussies left the young gun out.

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Tim Paine: Future is now for our young guns

premium_icon Tim Paine: Future is now for our young guns

Will Pucovski is a young man with a wise head. Jhye Richardson is simply amazing for his size.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

How quitting saved Barty’s career

premium_icon How quitting saved Barty’s career

Five years ago Ash Barty walked away from tennis. It was her decision to quit that saved her, writes MIKE COLMAN.

Mon 21 Jan 2019

What happened to plan to silence shriekers?

premium_icon What happened to plan to silence shriekers?

Seven years ago the Women’s Tennis Association outlined plans to eradicate excessive grunting. It took one Maria Sharapova rally against Ash Barty to prove nothing...

Have we seen the last of Roger Federer?

premium_icon Have we seen the last of Roger Federer?

For the past 20 years, Federer has graced Melbourne Park each January. But, with the superstar approaching 38, the question has to be asked.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Count your millions but manners cost nothing

premium_icon Count your millions but manners cost nothing

Disdain and disrespect reign these days and our tennis players are not immune, particularly Kyrgios and Tomic. Is it really that hard to just be nice?

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Sorry Justin, but that wasn’t a blow-up

premium_icon Sorry Justin, but that wasn’t a blow-up

Australian cricket coach Justin Langer’s battle mode during a media conference spoke volumes about his team’s surrender in recent Tests.

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.

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