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.

Cathryn Fitzpatrick relishing role at helm of Australia's Southern Stars

Jesse Hogan Once the world's fastest female bowler, Cathryn Fitzpatrick is now delivering for Australia from the other side of the fence, as coach of the Southern Stars.

Michael Clarke's one-day international career should end after World Cup

Michael Clarke returns to the dressing room after Australia's innings against Zimbabwe.

Jesse Hogan This summer's World Cup should be Michael Clarke's limited-overs swansong.

Victoria still without a home for end of 2014-15 Sheffield Shield season

Fairfax Media recently revealed the AFL was willing to invest $10 million in a redevelopment of the Junction Oval, so it would also be the training base of St Kilda.

Jesse Hogan With less than a month to go before the start of cricket season Victoria is still officially homeless for its final three Sheffield Shield matches of 2014-15.

Rapid rise to lead Renegades key to Aaron Finch's national T20 captaincy

Aaron Finch continues to excel in white ball cricket.

Jesse Hogan Had there not been an exodus of core players after Melbourne Renegades' awful first season of the Big Bash League it is almost certain that Aaron Finch's CV would include "Australia Twenty20...

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Late goals clinch Sydney FC win over Melbourne City in FFA Cup

Party time: Melbourne City’s Nick Kalmar celebrates a goal against Sydney FC.

Jesse Hogan The pace of Corey Gameiro proved pivotal as Graham Arnold's stint at the helm of Sydney FC began with a 3:1 extra-time FFA Cup victory away to Melbourne City.

Bringing giants to Melbourne a big deal, not just for soccer fanatics

Real Madrid's Pepe with Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

Jesse Hogan Australians travelling overseas often get a kick out of seeing familiar AFL jumpers in exotic places of the world.

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Sydney FC coach full of praise for youngster Corey Gameiro

Corey Gameiro (right) makes tracks for goal on Tuesday night.

Jesse Hogan New Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold says 21-year-old Corey Gameiro is on track to trump some of the club's highly rated strikers.

MCG turf to be fully replaced ahead of cricket World Cup final

Hallowed turf

Jesse Hogan The MCG will use its month-long break after the AFL grand final to undertake its biggest turf overhaul in a decade, ahead of hosting next year's cricket World Cup final.

Aaron Finch sees more red, and reaps the benefit

By the book: Aaron Finch in action during the MCC-Rest of the World match at Lord’s in July.

Jesse Hogan  Belting an astonishing 181 not out in a one-dayer at cricket's most revered venue to outshine some of its recent champions is a feat undoubtedly among the more glittering of Aaron Finch's...

Australia's World Cup goal to sideline white-ball specialists from Sheffield Shield

Tight schedule: Glenn Maxwell will have limited opportunity to push his red-ball claims.

Jesse Hogan Test aspirants who have established themselves in Australia's limited-overs teams, such as James Faulkner and Glenn Maxwell, are set to play only one or two Sheffield Shield matches this summer,...

Soccer

Slovenian midfielder Robert Koren joins Melbourne City in A-League

Melbourne City's international marquee signing, Robert Koren. <i>Source: Melbourne City FC/Twitter</i>

Jesse Hogan Veteran Slovenian attacking midfielder Robert Koren has been unveiled as Melbourne City's international marquee player.

Cricket

Mitch Marsh and Nathan Lyon earn one-day recalls for Australia

Recalled: Nathan Lyon.

Jesse Hogan Mitch Marsh and Nathan Lyon joined by Ben Cutting and Kane Richardson for upcoming one-day series in Zimbabwe as Phillip Hughes, Xaiver Doherty and Clint Mckay miss selection.

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

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.

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...

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

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

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...

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.