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.

Usman Khawaja out to seize chance on Australia A's cricket tour of India

Jesse Hogan As an athlete it can be a compliment to be described as nonchalant, in that they make it look like they are excelling with little effort needed.

Pssst: Greg Champion wants another grand final day gig

Iconic voice: Greg Champion

Jon Pierik, Daniel Cherny and Jesse Hogan Renowned footy balladeer Greg Champion knew singing appearances at the AFL grand final were to be cherished.

Usman Khawaja winning fitness battle to lead Australia A in push for Test recall

Usman Khawaja wants to play for Australia again.

Jesse Hogan Former batting prodigy Usman Khawaja says he is on track to lead Australia A for the first time when they tour India next month.

$50m rebel cricket contract would be tempting: David Warner

'It's about being honest,' says David Warner.

Jesse Hogan David Warner says he would consider taking up a mega contract offer from a rebel cricket league, in line with the way many of Australia's greats defected to Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket in the...

Ashes to be shown in HD on GEM as Nine deals with sport logjam

Steve Smith.

Jesse Hogan The looming fixturing clash between the first day of the Ashes and the State of Origin decider, the first in history, will not pose a problem for host broadcaster Channel Nine, as its high-definition...

Live Women's World Cup 2015: Australian Matildas v Sweden

On target: Kyah Simon of Australia reacts after scoring her second goal against Nigeria.

Jesse Hogan Our blow-blow-blow account of how Australia's Matildas secured their qualification for the round of 16 at the Women's World Cup, and with that a clash with Brazil, with a 1-1 draw against Sweden at...

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Brendon Julian gaffe sees Australia given 'Sir Wank Forrell' trophy

Brendon Julian suffered an embarrassing vocal slip when presenting the Sir Frank Worrell Trophy.

Jesse Hogan Former Australia Test cricketer Brendon Julian makes an unfortunate gaffe when presenting Australia with the Sir Frank Worrell trophy, inadvertently switching the first letter of the former West...

Live cricket: West Indies v Australia, second Test, Jamaica, day four

Australia's Mitchell Starc celebrates a wicket.

Jesse Hogan Our blow-by-blow account of how Australia, as expected, crushed the West Indies in the second Test at Sabina Park in Jamaica, by 277 runs, to seal a commanding 2:0 series victory.

Live cricket: West Indies v Australia, second Test, Jamaica, day three

Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan Our blow-by-blow account of day three of the second Test between the West Indies and Australia from Sabina Park in Jamaica, which ended with the visitors needing eight wickets in the last two days of...

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Live cricket: West Indies v Australia, second Test, Jamaica, day two

Steve Smith and Shane Watson leave the ground at the end of the first day's play.

Jesse Hogan How we saw day two of the second Test between the West Indies and Australia from Sabina Park, Jamaica, from Steve Smith's (almost) double-century to the key breakthroughs made for Australia with the...

Live cricket: West Indies v Australia, second Test, Jamaica, day one

Michael Clarke.

Jesse Hogan Our blow-by-blow account of day one of the series-ending second Test between the West Indies and Australia at Sabina Park, Jamaica.

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FIFA World Cup bidding: Frank Lowy says he had no part in payment to Jack Warner

Football Federation Australia chairman Frank Lowy.

Jesse Hogan Football Federation Australia chairman Frank Lowy says he had no part in negotiations over the $A500,000 payment to the Central American football authority that was allegedly swindled by former FIFA...

Cricket coach Darren Berry bouncing back after toughest stint of his life


Jesse Hogan Darren Berry has endured a lot of tragedy in his life, from the early death of his parents to witnessing the death of David Hookes, but even that did not prepare him for a season in which saw another...

Live: West Indies v Australia, 1st Test, Dominica, day three

Women and children watch the first Test from a school outside Windsor Park Stadium.

Jesse Hogan After the West Indies fought back hard against Australia in the first Test in Dominica, seemingly enough to extend the match into a fourth day, an awful collapse in the final session allowed the...

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Live: West Indies v Australia, first Test, Dominica, day two

A cricket ball

Jesse Hogan After a shaky start to day two Australia, inspired by a century on debut from Adam Voges and disciplined batting efforts from their tailenders, finished the day in a mighty position, with a lead of...

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West Indies vs Australia First Test: The big five issues of day one

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan Josh Hazlewood's disciplined bowling, Australia's great catching and batsmen squandering good starts - not just Australians, either - feature among the key issues of day one of the West...

Live: West Indies v Australia, first Test, Dominica, day one

Nathan Lyon

Jesse Hogan Australia are in the West Indies for a two-Test series, for their first red-ball matches since the Sydney Test five months ago. The first Test in Dominica began on Wednesday night (Australian time).

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I won't be Australia's Ashes mole, Victoria coach David Saker declares

Jesse Hogan New Victorian coach David Saker says he won't be a mole for Australia's Ashes campaign following the end of his five-year stint as England's fast-bowling coach.

Bermuda-born batsman chosen as new VicSpirit coach

Bermuda batsman David Hemp is set to be unveiled as coach of the Victorian women's   team.

Jesse Hogan A Bermuda batsman who was on the field when his portly teammate Dwayne Leverock took one of the most memorable catches in World Cup history will be unveiled as the new coach of the state's elite...

Darren Berry seeking coaching return with Sydney Sixers

Darren Berry.

Jesse Hogan Darren Berry says "unfulfilled business and a passion to coach at the highest level" are the reasons why he is seeking to make an immediate return to coaching, at the helm of Sydney Sixers.