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.

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

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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.

Steve Waugh says England-bound Trevor Bayliss should help pick NSW coach

Pedigree: Trevor Bayliss took Sri Lanka to a World Cup final in 2011.

Daniel Lane and Jesse Hogan  Former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh said the NSW hierarchy would be well advised to talk to the outgoing Trevor Bayliss about who he believed is the best credentialed person to...

Chris Gayle expected to play Big Bash League over Boxing Day Test match


Jesse Hogan The absence of Chris Gayle from the West Indies' looming series with Australia is set to be replicated for Australia's home summer, with his Big Bash League duties expected to take precedence over...

IPL winner Ricky Ponting won't coach NSW or Sydney Sixers

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Jesse Hogan Channel Ten has no fears the sudden availability of the NSW and Sydney Sixers coaching jobs will tempt Ricky Ponting, who has just won the IPL at his first attempt, to abandon his Big Bash League...

Australian says female cricketers in some countries vulnerable after sex-for-selection scandal

Retired all-rounder Lisa Sthalekar hopes harassment of women in sport is on the way out.

Jesse Hogan Retired champion all-rounder Lisa Sthalekar hopes the vindication for Sri Lankan players who accused officials of demanding sex to assure them of selection will ensure such "extreme cases" won't ever...

New England coach Trevor Bayliss was 'driven by NSW snub'

Trevor Bayliss' second stint at the Blues began two years later than he intended.

Jesse Hogan A long-time confidant of Trevor Bayliss reckons his stint working in real estate four years ago, after being shunned by his beloved NSW, triggered a resurgence in his coaching that has culminated in...

'Thrilled' Greg Shipperd backs David Saker as Victoria head coach

New coach: David Saker.

Jesse Hogan It does not erase the intense disappointment at losing his prized job as coach of Victoria, but Greg Shipperd is nevertheless rapt the Bushrangers have plumped for a former player and assistant coach...

Justin Langer to stay in WA despite overseas interest

Justin Langer: set to stay with Western Australia.

Jesse Hogan One of the reputed key targets for international cricket teams seeking a new coach is off the market, with Western Australia confirming it has extended Justin Langer's contact until mid 2018.

Shane Watson expected to be unveiled as Sydney Thunder recruit

Shane Watson is set to join Sydney Thunder.

Jesse Hogan Sydney Thunder are expected to confirm they have snared Shane Watson as the eventual successor to Mike Hussey as their dominant top-order batsman.

Frank Lowy unscathed after falling off stage at A-League grand final trophy presentation

He's ok: Frank Lowy receives assistance after his mishap on the podium.

Jesse Hogan Football Federation Australia chairman Frank Lowy has avoided a potential life-threatening injury as a result of landing on his head after a stage fall at the 2015 A-League Grand Final.

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Melbourne Victory's Mark Milligan finally gets his grand final chance

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Jesse Hogan When Sydney FC won the A-League's first grand final in 2005-06, Mark Milligan was suspended. Nine years later he gets the opportunity to play in one, against his old club as captain of Melbourne...

Kosta Barbarouses chasing grand final glory for Melbourne Victory

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Jesse Hogan Some things about Kosta Barbarouses fit stereotypes, such as being a young professional sportsman who loves video games, and that he is part of a Greek family that is tight knit that ran a fish and...

Melbourne Renegades sign Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo

West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has signed for the Melbourne Renegades.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Renegades are adamant they had no trepidation about signing Chris Gayle for next summer's Big Bash League despite the disastrous end to his last stint in Australia, with Sydney Thunder.

David Saker to coach Victoria Bushrangers

David Saker

Jesse Hogan Victoria have unveiled David Saker as their new head coach following England's decision to grant him an early release from his contract as their fast-bowling coach.

Victory Goalkeeper Lawrence Thomas saving the best for last

Lawrence Thomas

Jesse Hogan Lawrence Thomas has been the understudy goalkeeper for more of his four years at Melbourne Victory, but in the grand final on Sunday he gets a long-coveted opportunity to show he deserves to be in...

Melbourne Victory defender Nick Ansell savouring grand final chance

Nick Ansell on defensive duties for the Victory.

Jesse Hogan The first time Melbourne Victory won the A-League Nick Ansell, 13, was at Etihad Stadium raucously celebrating the feat, and the five goals from Archie Thompson that fueled it.

Refreshed skipper Meg Lanning ready to lead Southern Stars to Ashes challenge

Meg Lanning

Jesse Hogan It is an annual ritual of Meg Lanning's that is as cathartic as it is symbolic. Once her club cricket duties are over, typically the full stop of the home season, the Southern Stars forces herself to...