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Kiwis hammer Kangaroos into submission

Kiwis hammer Kangaroos into submission

16 Nov 2014

Shaun Johnson’s magic feet, his deceptive speed and his brilliant football brain spearheaded the Kiwis’ 22-18 win over the Kangaroos on Saturday night to capture the Four Nations tournament in windy Wellington. Johnson was head and shoulders above the field in a man-of-the-match performance in front of a parochial 25,183 crowd that lapped up the […]

Mitchell Johnson voted the best cricketer in the world

Mitchell Johnson voted the best cricketer in the world

15 Nov 2014

Australian expressman Mitchell Johnson has been named the ICC Cricketer of the Year and the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year. “This is something that I’ll be able to look back on in time when my career is over, and be exceptionally proud of,” was the 33-year-old’s reaction. It was the second time Johnson has […]

How on earth can Steve Smith be dropped?

How on earth can Steve Smith be dropped?

14 Nov 2014

You would think the national selection panel of Rod Marsh, Mark Waugh, Darren Lehmann, and Trevor Hohns would pick the very best side to open a five-game ODI series against South Africa at the WACA tonight. That being the case, how on earth can they drop Steve Smith? With Australia’s batting so brittle, the one […]

Thanks for everything Richie, and get better soon!

Thanks for everything Richie, and get better soon!

13 Nov 2014

Richie Benaud will always be one of the most important people in my life, and it just happened to be a three-time coincidence. The first was at Mosman Oval in my first game as Mosman first grade captain, walking out to toss with the Australian, NSW, and Cumberland captain Richie Benaud. I was so nervous […]

Is Cameron White in for a vintage summer?

Is Cameron White in for a vintage summer?

10 Nov 2014

Victorian warhorse Cameron White staked a strong claim for inclusion in the World Cup with a cool-headed 41 not out to steer Australia to a nail-biting two-wicket win with a ball to spare over South Africa at Stadium Australia last night to clinch the Twenty20 series 2-1. Chasing a gettable 146, the 31-year-old White watched […]

Foley boots the Wallabies home against Wales

Foley boots the Wallabies home against Wales

9 Nov 2014

A flawless goal-kicking display by fly-half Bernard Foley set up the Wallabies 33-28 win over Wales at Millennium Stadium overnight. The man of the match slotted three conversion from three, three penalties from three, and a timely drop goal, but let’s stop right there. Let’s have no more talk about the Rugby World Cup and […]

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