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It's not the last of Michael Beer: WA coach Justin Langer

Brad Elborough Western Australian cricket coach Justin Langer believes that the latest setback for Michael Beer does not spell the end of his playing days with the Warriors.

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Nathan Lyon, Justin Langer back Manuka Oval as quality Test venue

Canberra Times - Sport - March 10 2014
Former Canberra cricketer, now Australian Test spin bowler, Nathan Lyon will be making a Canberra comeback this week to play for the NSW Blues in their Sheffield Shield match against Western Australia at Manuka Oval.
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Jon Tuxworth and David Polkinghorne Nathan Lyon and Justin Langer have backed the push for Manuka to host Test cricket.

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Western Australia coach Justin Langer tips Australian honours for Jason Behrendorff

Canberra product Jason Behrendorff is close to a national team call-up, says WA state coach Justin Langer.

Lee Gaskin Justin Langer believes it's only a matter of time before Jason Behrendorff is called up to the Australian team.

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Justin Langer's work ethic has turned WA into Sheffield Shield contenders, says Simon Katich

Best mates ... Justin Langer and Matthew Hayden.

David Polkinghorne As Matthew Hayden tore apart bowling attacks around the world, Justin Langer was up the other end using guts and determination to grind his way into becoming one-half of one of the best ever opening...

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Perth Scorchers coach Justin Langer says Melbourne Stars are beatable

Simon Katich of the Scorchers bats during the Big Bash League.

Brad Elborough Justin Langer does not see the Perth Scorchers final KFC Big Bash clash against the unbeaten Melbourne Stars as 'mission impossible'.

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Justin Langer to give Mitchell Johnson every chance

Mitchell Johnson

Brad Elborough Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has the support of his WA state coach Justin Langer in his bid to return to the Australian Test cricket side.

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WACA will be another Gabba: Justin Langer

WACA pitch.

Former Test opener Justin Langer has warned the third Test WACA pitch will be similar to the bouncy Gabba wicket

Justin Langer to quit state cricket

Former Test opener Justin Langer says he'll quit state cricket after this weekend's Pura Cup clash for WA against Tasmania.

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Katich pulls up stumps for the last time

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Former Australian cricket international Simon Katich announced on Saturday that he is retiring from all forms of the sport.

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Sam Whiteman polishes his game in the A series

Early starter: Sam Whiteman, 22, made his first-grade debut at the age of 15.

Chloe Saltau Sam Whiteman thinks playing against grown men since he was 12 has prepared him well for professional cricket, but he found one opponent more intimidating than most.

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Shane Warne and Michael Hussey in mix to lead Prime Minister's XI against England in January

Shane Warne is a chance to lead the Prime Minister's XI.

Chris Dutton The 'King of Spin' Shane Warne and 'Mr Cricket' Michael Hussey loom as the Prime Minister's XI's secret weapons in the bid to get a big crowd at Manuka Oval in Canberra's hectic sporting calendar.

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Shaun Marsh proves his grit, and worth, on day one of first Test against South Africa

Shaun Marsh celebrates his century.

Jesse Hogan That Shaun Marsh is back in Australia's Test team is an outcome he feared would never happen again.

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Marsh looks ready to grab his opportunity

Brendan McArdle

Brendan McArdle It has taken 13 years, but the penny may finally have dropped for this talented son of a gun.

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Alex Doolan doing just fine despite the nerves

Alex Doolan.

Jesse Hogan Debutant relieved to have gone within 11 runs of a century at his second opportunity.

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Old solution brings a new-found strength

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Greg Baum What began as an exercise in benchmarking has become another triumph in its own right.

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Sheffield Shield preview: Former Manuka curator Nathan Lyon's roots stay strong

Former Manuka Oval curator and Australian Test spinner Nathan Lyon will line up for NSW in the Sheffield Shield match against Western Australia at Manuka Oval starting on Tuesday.

Jon Tuxworth Despite his Test sucesses, Nathan Lyon knows the ''former curator'' questions are inevitable when he returns to Manuka. 

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Jason Behrendorff looks forwards to Canberra player reunion at NSW-WA Shield clash

Jason Behrendorff and Ryan Carters, both from Canberra, will play for WA and NSW respectively in the Sheffield Shield game at Manuka this week.

Jon Tuxworth His fearsome pace bowling destroyed England and South Africa, but it is a guiding hand from Mitch Johnson which Jason Behrendorff hopes helps him build an international career. 

Manuka Oval almost certain to host Sheffield Shield final

Doug Bollinger steams in to bowl at Manuka Oval on Wednesday.

Lee Gaskin Western Australia lost 4-8 to put NSW in pole position to host the Sheffield Shield final in Canberra.

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Jason Behrendorff ready to test himself against NSW in Sheffield Shield final

Canberra product Jason Behrendorff has taken 57 wickets in 14 first-class matches for Western Australia.

David Polkinghorne West Australian opening bowler Jason Behrendorff hopes to put his Big Bash League-winning experience to good use in the Sheffield Shield final as his reputation starts to build.

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Michael Clarke out of Canberra clash

Michael Clarke has been ruled out of the Sheffield Shield final in Canberra with a shoulder injury.

David Polkinghorne Michael Clarke was ruled out of playing for NSW against Western Australia in the final, which starts on Friday at Manuka Oval, due to a fractured shoulder.