Cameron Smith will have to overcome the fallout from Alex McKinnon's criticism and perform in Origin III after Queensland veteran Corey Parker described his captain as being "affected" by McKinnon's comments.
6:41 PM Adam Voges' World Cup dream was crushed a year ago, but Darren Lehmann gave him hope of a Test debut at the same time.
Matt Murnane 9:29 PM Essendon great Tim Watson says his son, Bombers captain Jobe Watson, is battling both the toll of the long-running drugs saga and injury in his attempts to emerge from a worrying form slump.
Jon Tuxworth 7:10 PM Canberra's Tom Rogic is confident his "nightmare" injury run that cost him World and Asian Cup spots is behind him.
Michael Lynch 5:09 PM Racing Victoria stewards will probe the now world-famous sandwich spat between Pakenham Racing club chief Michael Hodge and Torquay-based trainer Bryce Stanaway.
Hooker receives the nod ahead of incumbent skipper Michael Hooper, who has been named vice-captain along with Adam Ashley-Cooper.
USA claim the 2015 Women's World Cup with an emphatic 5-2 win over reigning champions Japan, including a brilliant long-range strike from Carli Lloyd to secure a first-half hat-trick.
Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett will be back for round 15, but the Swans have lost Gary Rohan to a hamstring strain.
The West Belconnen Warriors take on the Gungahlin Bulls on a frosty Canberra day in local first grade rugby league.
The Monaro Panthers take on Tuggeranong United at Riverside Stadium in the Canberra National Premier League.
Sporting events across Australia pause to pay tribute to Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh, as fans gather at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday afternoon.
The Saints pull off a stunning 110-point thrashing of Essendon in Jobe Watson's 200th game.
Steve Matai and Jorge Taufua form a lethal left edge combination for the Sea Eagles, while Daly Cherry-Evans bags a try just days after being dropped from Origin.
After announcing his immediate retirement from all forms of cricket, Ryan Harris insists he has no regrets from his career.