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Many NRL followers would have heard the talk this weekend about the potential introduction of a youth-player draft for season 2016 and beyond.
At first glance, the ICC’s decision to decline an invitation to play a tournament at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast is a step back in the global development of the game, especially considering the main motive is the clash with the Indian Premier League.
With Australian cricket’s drawn-out summer finally coming to a conclusion, it’s the perfect time to recap Michael Clarke’s first year in charge of the Baggy Greens.
Most of the time when rugby league experts try to guess each team’s ladder position at the beginning of the year they end up looking like amateurs. Given my amateur footy status I am happy to have a crack.
Yesterday a new squad was picked for the Australian side for their next two One Day Internationals in Sydney and Brisbane. With captain Michael Clarke listed as injured with a hamstring strain for his home town match in Sydney on Friday it has provided some interesting talking points.