The Central Coast Mariners have a fairytale of their own to worry about, and say they’re prepared to “die on the pitch” to make sure it comes true in Sunday’s A-League grand final.
The NRL has described as “exaggerated” reports of a $50 million deal for controversial bookmaker Tom Waterhouse to be rugby league’s betting partner.
Will Mr Cricket be replaced by a young Master Cricket? It’s a question that no doubt flickered through Mike Hussey’s mind this week as he prepared to bat for the last time in a baggy green cap.
Can Michael Clarke be called an abject failure for scoring 50? He can if the yardstick is that set by him during 2012.
Tears are not something normally associated with Ricky Ponting. Black eyes, yes, in his early days. Black looks, certainly, throughout 17 combative summers wearing the baggy green cap.
Hosting the 2015 Asian Cup offers a “massive and unprecedented” opportunity for Australia, according to football supremo Frank Lowy.