Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan has been a reporter at The Age since 2004, and has been part of its sports department since 2008. He is primarily focused on cricket and has covered a number of the Australian team's overseas tours, including the 2011 World Cup. He also reports on AFL and soccer.

Cricket

Fast bowler Peter Siddle to chase more pace in bid for Test recall

Peter Siddle: the race for pace.

Jesse Hogan Peter Siddle will this week begin a training regimen focused on regaining his pace, and with it his fast-bowling berth in the Test team, for the October series against Pakistan and the home-summer...

Cricket

Australia batsman Shaun Marsh suffers another major injury blow

Shaun Marsh.

Jesse Hogan The injury curse that has beset Shaun Marsh has struck again, with the batsman in danger of missing the first half of the home summer due to impending elbow surgery.

Horse Racing

Lucky Clare Lindop recalls the 'unsung heroes'

Clare Lindop prides herself on being independent.

Jesse Hogan Four months after having 15 of her ribs crushed when her mount rolled over her in an accident, jockey Clare Lindop is rapt to be back racing - but stresses many peers fare worse than she has.

Soccer

David Williams relishing the transformation at Melbourne City

New hope: City's coach John van't Schip with players Patrick Kisnorbo (left) and David Williams.

Jesse Hogan Three years after he emerged from the ruins of North Queensland Fury, and since then playing for a team that has only matched its Melbourne rival in some derbies, David Williams is ecstatic at the...

Cricket

Cox sacked for Big Bash breaches

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Chloe Saltau and Jesse Hogan The South Australian Cricket Association has taken the drastic step of sacking high performance chief Jamie Cox for misleading the SACA board after it emerged he was at the centre of a Cricket...

Rowing

John Linke takes journey to hell and back to fulfil elite ambitions

Pain barrier: John Linke has contended with more than most in his bid for success.

Jesse Hogan John Linke was about as far away as you could imagine from functioning like an elite athlete.

Cricket

Australia's 2015 Ashes tour fixtures released

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Jesse Hogan Australia's campaign to win their first away Ashes series in 14 years and four attempts will again begin in Cardiff, after England confirmed the fixtures for mid-next year.

Cricket

Bushrangers stiffen up attack for 2014-15 squad

Chris Tremain.

Jesse Hogan Victoria have reinforced their pace attack by adding two fast bowlers to the squad for next season.

Cricket

David Hussey could take up coaching role with Bushrangers

Set for coaching role: David Hussey.

Jesse Hogan Victoria's determination to get the contracts of its coach and assistant coach in lockstep could see David Hussey given a chance to step straight into an assistant coaching position while still...

James Triosi and Pablo Contreras to be rested for Korean clash

James Troisi attempts to deceive Ali Abbas of Sydney FC during the A-League elimination final on the weekend.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Victory has left key players from each end of the pitch at home as it attempts to qualify in South Korea on Tuesday night for the knock-out stage of the Asian Champions League.

Archie Thompson proves there's life in the old dog yet

Archie Thompson celebrates after putting his team ahead.

Jesse Hogan Archie Thompson has earned and long-relished his position as the Melbourne Victory fans' favourite upfront.

Soccer

Melbourne Victory hopes Adrian Leijer will be fit for final against Sydney FC

Victory defender Adrian Leijer hoping to be fit for final.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Victory has not abandoned hopes Adrian Leijer will be fit for Friday night's A-League elimination final against Sydney FC after he was cleared of a serious injury.

Soccer

Kevin Muscat hails 'momentous' win over Guangzhou

Guangzhou Evergrande coach Marcello Romeo Lippi (left) watches the game as Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat shouts instructions to his players.

Jesse Hogan Elated Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat has hailed the two-nil defeat of Asian club champion Guangzhou Evergrande on Tuesday night as a momentous achievement for the club - and great preparation...

Soccer

Melbourne Victory begins crucial week on winning note

James Troisi and Kosta Barbarouses

Jesse Hogan The most pivotal week of Melbourne Victory's season began in magnificent fashion, with Nathan Coe's inspired goalkeeping triggering a stirring defeat of reigning Asian club champion Guangzhou on...

Cricket

Cameron White rewarded with four-year contract extension

Robust form rewarded: Cameron White (right).

Jesse Hogan Cameron White is to set to finish his Victorian career rivalling Brad Hodge and Darren Berry for most appearances after his robust form was rewarded.

Soccer

All pressure is on Guangzhou Evergrande, says Kevin Muscat

Coach Kevin Muscat during a Melbourne Victory training session at Etihad Stadium on Monday.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Victory's Kevin Muscat is in the midst of the biggest week of his fledging head-coaching career, but he insists it is big-spending Chinese opponent Guangzhou Evergrande that is facing more...

Cricket

Aaron Finch commits to Victoria

Staying put: Aaron Finch

Jesse Hogan Batsman Aaron Finch will spend at least the next three years with Victoria after deciding he did not need to move interstate to fix his red-ball woes.

Australia made its own luck in landmark series win in South Africa

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Jesse Hogan There was nothing lucky about Australia’s series triumph in South Africa.

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Cricket

Michael Clarke apologises for being 'out of line' with Dale Steyn

Michael Clarke.

Jesse Hogan Australian captain apologises for being 'out of line' in a spat with Dale Steyn.

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Cricket

The African scream: Australia stakes claim to being best in the world

Ryan Harris of Australia bowls during day 3 of the third test match between South Africa and Australia

Chloe Saltau, Jesse Hogan The rankings don't say it yet, but Australia deserves to be considered the best team in the world in the same way Mark Taylor's Australians became unofficial world champions by toppling the mighty...

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