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10 May 2018 6:01 AM Cricket Australia review likened to banking royal commission

"Recent disclosures to the banking royal commission indicate that a review which is commissioned and paid for by a board, with terms of reference set by that board and a reporting process that has a closed loop back to the same board, will be viewed with cynicism," Dyer wrote in the ACA's Onside magazine. "The review's success and its broad acceptance 14

5 May 2018 10:44 AM Canberra Olympic coach Frank Cachia roasts team after win

"I've never roasted a team after a win but we're just capable of so much better, we should have won by four or five goals," Cachia said. "We had a bucket of chances but just couldn't score, we hit the crossbar and there were so many missed chances, but luckily we finally we got the third. "The boys showed character in spades but I'm still not happy with our performance 23

30 April 2018 9:59 AM Seven using AFL grand final to boost international cricket opener

Channel Seven will use this year's AFL grand final to leverage its debut international cricket broadcast when Australia hosts New Zealand in the first of three women's T20s at North Sydney Oval. The September 29 clash has been scheduled as an evening fixture which will be shown on Seven's main channel, directly after the completion of the AFL grand final 22

23 April 2018 10:48 AM Origin? Me? Honest Jack Bird needs to find himself before a NSW jumper

"Last week I had a pretty ordinary game (against Melbourne). I was pretty down my performance," Bird said before Thursday's clash with South Sydney. "I wasn't happy with my game. I think I let myself down and let the team down. I just need to find my mojo back and start enjoying footy again. Once I start doing that I will start playing better footy 42

21 April 2018 9:49 AM Canberra Brave open AIHL campaign with a thrilling win

As far as welcomes to the nation's capital go, they don't get much better than a roaring Brave Cave cheering your name. New Canberra Brave recruits Channing Bresciani, Trevor Gerling and Joey Hughes lit up the scoreboard to gift their side a thrilling win 4-2 over the Sydney Bears in their AIHL opener at the Phillip Swimming and Ice Skating Centre on Saturday 37

20 April 2018 11:41 AM Anna Korovata rises to be Australia's first female rugby club captain

Korovata was surprised when she was announced as the Owls' co-captain alongside first-grade prop Max Bode at a pre-season event earlier this year. It's believed Korovata is the first female player in Australia to be given the club captaincy job of both men's and women's teams. But her rise really shouldn't have been a surprise. Korovata's love of rugby 36

11 April 2018 12:04 PM Paine rockets up CA pay charts with Smith and Warner suspended

The last time Smith or Warner were not on a CA contract list was in 2009 when Ricky Ponting was captain. Of the 20 players awarded deals, eight have not worn the baggy green. There were seven changes in total from last season, headlined by the returns of Paine and Shaun Marsh, while five players - Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson and Andrew Tye, all-rounder 28

11 April 2018 12:30 AM Australia selectors look beyond exiled leaders and focus on World Cup

"This period is set to include a significant amount of limited-overs cricket, including the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. For that reason, there has been a bit of a focus in this contracting period on white-ball cricket, as we look ahead to trying to win back-to-back World Cups." The announcement gives an indication as to who Hohns' 20

28 March 2018 12:56 PM 'What the f--- is going on?' The words that cleared Darren Lehmann

Johannesburg: Cricket Australia has moved to distance Darren Lehmann from the ball-tampering crisis, saying he had radioed down to substitute Peter Hanscomb to tell him to ask "what the f--- is going on" rather than to tell Cameron Bancroft that he had been sprung with a piece of sandpaper. There has been intense pressure on the head coach in the wake of the firestorm 24

28 March 2018 7:49 AM Canberra Demons coach Kade Klemke happy to represent God in NEAFL opener against Southport Sharks

Every time he runs out onto the field, he's playing for God. Friday will be no different. He won't be the only one representing his religion against the Sharks, with Jack Nunn and Matthew Vardanega also holding strong beliefs. "I'm not just playing footy because I love [it], I do it for God," Klemke said. "I want to represent God when I'm in the footy 23