Day three talking points, Steve Smith, Alex Carey, video, highlights, cricket news 2024

[ad_1] New Zealand is on the cusp of ending a 31-year drought against Australia after completely dominating proceedings on the third day of the Test being held in Christchurch. The last time New Zealand defeated Australia in a Test match on home soil was in 1993 when Danny Morrison nabbed 6-37 in the opening innings … Read more

Day 1 Talking Points, Mitchell Starc, Steve Smith, cricket news 2024, video, highlights

[ad_1] Australia holds the upper-hand in the second Test of the Trans-Tasman Trophy series underway in Christchurch but there is still work to be done to establish a dominant advantage after an eventful opening day at Hagley Oval in which 14 wickets fell. After winning the toss, Australian skipper Pat Cummins opted to send New … Read more

Penrith Panthers season preview, 2024 verdict, ins and outs, Cooper Cronk, analysis, Stephen Crichton, Spencer Leniu, news, videos, highlights

[ad_1] It’s a familiar position for the Panthers to be in, but once again Ivan Cleary’s men enter a new season as reigning premiers without two key players. Stephen Crichton, who departed for the Bulldogs, and Spencer Leniu, who signed with the Roosters, have both been integral figures in the Penrith dynasty over the last … Read more

Tasmania defeats Queensland, Nicola Carey century, cricket news, video, highlights

[ad_1] Tasmania has secured a rare WNCL three-peat after toppling Queensland by six wickets in Saturday’s final at Blundstone Arena, with all-rounder Nicola Carey striking a century in the season decider. Chasing a 249-run target for victory in Hobart, Carey scored an unbeaten 111 (135) to help the Tigers, once the competition’s perennial battlers, clinch … Read more

Tom Hazelton, Cronulla Sharks, cult hero, Goulburn, Gavin Miller, Nicho Hynes, news, team lists, emerging star, videos, highlights

[ad_1] “Is he telling you how he’s the new fan favourite?” That was the question posed by Sharks legend Paul Gallen as Fox League sat down with rising star Tom Hazelton. “What’s the word… he’s the new cult hero, 100 per cent,” Gallen said with an arm around the young prop. The only place to … Read more

Gold Coast Titans season preview, Des Hasler, Kieran Foran, squad, ins and outs, defence, finals, roster, Tino Fa’asuamaleaui, David Fifita

Gold Coast Titans new coach Des Hasler. Getty

[ad_1] A pair of NRL premiership winners are backing Des Hasler to toughen up the Titans and harden their “soft underbelly” which has cost the side success for years. Hasler was a shock choice to replace Justin Holbrook on the Gold Coast, but the veteran coach has been hired to instil a culture of resilience, … Read more

Socceroos to face Saudi Arabia vs South Korea winner, Australia line-up, Jordy Bos, Craig Goodwin, Graham Arnold

[ad_1] Having overcome Indonesia 4-0 to reach the quarter-finals, the Socceroos now look forward to their toughest test of the Asian Cup campaign so far – and by far. Indonesia was better value than their lowly ranking of 146th in the world, and the scoreline flattered the Australians, who again struggled for fluency in possession … Read more

Shamar Joseph seven-wicket haul, Brian Lara, video, highlights, cricket news 2024

[ad_1] During the early hours of Sunday morning, Shamar Joseph lay in his Brisbane hotel bedroom writhing in pain. The West Indies cricketer had a few hours earlier retired hurt after copping a toe-crushing yorker from Australian bowler Mitchell Starc on day three of the Gabba Test. Blood oozed from the big toe of his … Read more