NSW skipper Moises Henriques 'ready to go' despite anniversary of Phillip Hughes' tragic death

Daniel Lane NSW captain Moises Henriques conceded it's possible the Sheffield Shield match that starts against Queensland at the SCG on Friday - one-year to the day since Phillip Hughes passed away...

Roar coach John Aloisi's rant a product of stress, says Jets' Scott Miller

Newcastle Jets will be looking to do better this week than last, when they drew with Adelaide United.

Newcastle Jets coach Scott Miller suspects his Brisbane Roar counterpart John Aloisi would take back his rant against "anti-football" if he had the chance.

Adelaide Bite flog the Canberra Cavalry at the Fort

David Polkinghorne Canberra Cavalry will stay on top of the ABL ladder despite a big loss to Adelaide Bite.

Sydney FC and Wellington Phoenix play out goalless draw in A-League

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 26: Alex Brosque of Sydney FC reacts after an attempt at goal during the round eight A-League match between Sydney FC and Wellington Phoenix at Allianz Stadium on November 26, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

Sebastian Hassett The Cove unveiled a pointed message for those aiming to whip up mass hysteria about football fans, but the on-field product didn't have the same impact as Sydney FC and Wellington played out a...


Canberrans perfectly placed after Australian Open opening round

Matthew Millar finished at even par after round one of the Australian Open.

David Polkinghorne Ryan Ruffels also starts Aussie Open well.

Melbourne United hold off Townsville Crocs for scrappy win

Hakim Warrick of Melbourne United looks to get past Mitch Norton of Townsville during the round eight match on Thursday.

Roy Ward Melbourne United battled but made sure they took the points in Townsville on Thursday night.


Cricket: ACT Meteors batter Claire Koski signs with Sydney Thunder in inaugural WBBL

Lee Gaskin ACT Meteors batter Claire Koski will be reunited with teammate Erin Osborne in the inaugural Women's Big Bash League after signing with the Sydney Thunder.

Australia vs New Zealand: Australia hand Shaun Marsh his best chance to fulfil potential

Jesse Hogan The extent to which Australia's leaders are desperate for Shaun Marsh to succeed is reflected in the reshuffling of the batting order to accommodate him, with Steve Smith returning to No.

Steely rally keeps Adam Scott's quest for Australian Open on track

Matt Murnane Adam Scott stared down another first-round freefall at the Australian Open, but ultimately left stronger for having done so, and will now look to make his charge.

Spieth and Scott upstaged by Tighe

Superstars Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott upstaged by little known Australian Lincoln Tighe who leads the Australian Open with a five under 66 opening round.

Brad Thorn joins the Reds

All Blacks and Broncos legend Brad Thorn takes up a new coaching role with the Queensland Reds, saying he is "happy to help out" if called on to play.

Jets looking to stop poor home run

Newcastle may have exceeded expectations this season, but they still need to improve their dismal home record.

Mitchell Starc can be the new Mitchell Johnson: Steve Smith

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 25:  Mitchell Starc bowls during an Australian nets session at the Adelaide Oval on November 25, 2015 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu Steve Smith is backing Mitchell Starc to become Australia's new pace spearhead in the wake of Mitchell Johnson's retiremen

World watches a cricketing experiment

On the eve of the first day-night Test, Australian captain Steve Smith says he is excited to be part of history.

Australian Open 2015: Lincoln Tighe uses pre-tournament weights workout to lift to lead

Great start: Lincoln Tighe speaks to the media after finishing his round during day one of the 2015 Australian Open at The Australian Golf Club.

Adam Pengilly Lincoln Tighe looked at Wednesday's Pro-Am draw and agreed he didn't deserve a spot in the field. So he went for a pre-tournament weights workout and returned the next day to take a surprise...

New Zealand desperate to draw series

Brendon McCullum looks on in the nets.Click to play video

The Black Caps are desperate to finish the three-Test series against Australia on a high, by winning the first day-night Test.

Australia vs New Zealand Third cricket Test: Captain McCullum driven to extend unbeaten streak

Brendon McCullum's three-year tenure as New Zeland Test captain is winding towards an end.

Jesse Hogan As Brendon McCullum's three-year tenure as Test captain winds towards an end, maybe even at the end of this summer, he is still driven to extend the unbeaten streak that demands his New Zealand team...

Cricketing community to remember Hughes

The cricketing community will pay tribute to Phillip Hughes on day one of the Adelaide Test, a year on from the freak accident at the SCG which claimed the 26-year-old batsman's life.

Grumpy Vics don't faze WA in Shield

Stand-in Victorian skipper Peter Siddle has lashed out at WA’s tactics following a drawn Shield clash on a flat MCG pitch.

Western Australia coach Justin Langer insists last week's war-of-words with Victoria have been put to bed as the two teams prepare to slug it out again for a valuable Sheffield Shield win.

Australia vs New Zealand Third cricket Test: Pink ball brings in an unknown unknown

Malcolm Knox

Malcolm Knox The modern cricketer is so thoroughly drilled, that the sudden intrusion of a rogue factor - in this case a pink ball - can so discombobulate the mind.