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20 November 2018 6:58 AM Half full or half empty? Harris keeps knocking as Test contenders struggle

Harris is one of them and so too is Tasmania's Alex Doolan, who is the leading run-scorer in the Shield this season after being moved to the top of the order. Harris could have all but batted himself into the team with a ton but he would not have ceded any ground with his 67. Selectors are due to name a squad early next week before the next round of the Shield 27

20 November 2018 5:15 AM Telopea Park School win Todd Woodbridge Cup

Telopea Park School became first ACT school to win the Todd Woodbridge Cup at Sydney Olympic Park on Monday. Telopea Park won the ACT finals in September to face 19 regional-winning schools from across NSW and swept their pool before taking down St Patrick's Albury in the final. The tennis tournament for primary school students uses modified courts and low compression 50 3

13 November 2018 5:14 AM Milligan says squad culture can fill Socceroos leadership void

"We're all very aware that a leadership gap has been left with Mile and Timmy. Everybody is able to step up and fill that role. It's more about creating and keeping that culture going forward. When Arnie (coach Graham Arnold) is ready to make a decision, he'll do so." Milligan considered retirement after the World Cup but has no regrets about fulfilling 16

13 November 2018 3:34 AM Melbourne United slow the pace for NZ Breakers

"Wesley was fantastic in that first game and we have to change our coverages a little on him," Vickerman said. "We did a really good job on Webster but then Patrick Richard was someone who hit a couple of big shots late in that game. "They have a good inside, outside attack and when they played fast against Brisbane the other day they got a 20-point 19

11 November 2018 4:32 AM Canberra United let slip three points in NYL opener

Canberra United were three minutes away from the perfect start to their National Youth League season before the Central Coast Mariners completed a smash and grab at Deakin Stadium on Saturday night. Canberra led 2-1 in the 87th minute thanks to goals from Brodie Clarkson and Zac Barbatano but the Mariners equalised and an own-goal in the 91st minute 17

9 November 2018 12:30 PM Matildas rising star in doubt for World Cup due to foot injury

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic made the squad fully aware of what's at stake with the friendly games against Chile and is determined to see Australia enter the World Cup as a top-seeded nation, avoiding the likes of USA, Germany, France and England in the group stage. "I talk about it a lot and we talk about it as a group a lot," Stajcic said. "We've set ourselves 9

6 November 2018 5:00 AM Canberra Capitals headed for horror trip west

Capitals coach Paul Goriss has already written-off training on Monday. The worst part? They'll rinse, repeat and head back west just 18 days later to play the Lynx again. But Goriss is refusing to make excuses and said an away trip could be good for his squad after three straight home games. "Sometimes it’s good to be able to get on the road and test yourself 18

4 November 2018 2:30 AM 'It's a lie': Muscat and Merrick accuse each other of handshake snubs

The frosty relationship between Newcastle Jets coach Ernie Merrick and Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat has become even colder, after they accused each other of failing to shake hands during Victory's 1-0 win over the Jets on Saturday night. Merrick and Muscat were a formidable coach and captain duo at Melbourne Victory, winning two A-League grand 15

2 November 2018 4:49 AM Kelly backs rookie import Hall ahead of United test

Spotty defence and inconsistent outside shooting have hurt the Taipans although both issues appear fixable. Kelly is embracing the challenges alongside his assistants Jamie O’Loughlin and Brad Hill. “Preparing the whole season and trying to see the big picture has been new as I haven’t run a whole program before,” Kelly said. “So doing that has been fun but at the same time my head has been spinning 14

31 October 2018 11:42 AM Goodwin wants to kick down Socceroos door after superb FFA Cup display

Craig Goodwin has his foot in the door for Socceroos selection – but Adelaide United's FFA Cup hero intends to kick it down by dominating the A-League and leaving coach Graham Arnold with no choice but to take him to the Asian Cup. Goodwin partied long into the night with his Reds teammates after Tuesday night's 2-1 win over Sydney FC. He had only two or three 14