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  • Australian rugby championship set to be revived next year

    23 November 2013 7:56 PM 33

    ONE of the most controversial competitions in Australian rugby history is set to be revived next year in a massive shake-up to the calendar. ARU chief executive Bill Pulver has revealed that they are on the verge of resuscitating the failed Australian Rugby Championship (ARC), which lasted just one season in 2007 before it was scrapped by Pulver's predecessor

  • Falzon says Warner turned career around

    23 November 2013 10:15 AM 43

    David Warner declared before the Ashes series that girlfriend Candice Falzon had "tamed the bull". Falzon watched on as Warner scored his fourth Test century on Saturday at the Gabba, and detailed how the explosive opener has found an inner-peace after a tumultuous tour of the UK in the winter. Punished for punching Joe Root in a Birmingham nightclub

  • Wanted: Australian international cricketer! Comedy ad posted online after Aussies struggle on opening day of Ashes series

    23 November 2013 9:29 AM 39

    Do you play a little bit of Cricket? Are you an Australian national or connected to one? Do you like to gloat? If it’s yes to all three, then you little Ripper! ... Invented by the English in the 16th Century, the game of Cricket has been played in Australia since the early Aussie colonisation period (banished convicts) of the 19th Century. In recent

  • Parnham Duo To Run Better Than Railway Stakes Odds Suggest

    23 November 2013 4:07 AM 44

    Perth trainer Neville Parnham is confident that Playing God and God Has Spoken will both run better than their Railway Stakes odds suggest in the Group 1 event at Ascot this afternoon. Playing God ($21) and God Has Spoken ($81) are both considered outsiders in Railway Stakes betting markets but Parnham is hopeful that can his gallopers can return to their

  • Cricket Confidential: Pietersen gets snubbed, Johnson redemption, Cook picks a winner

    22 November 2013 6:12 PM 33

    Kevin Pietersen was afforded no respect from the crowd in his 100th Test match, left blushing as a fan declined his signature in the final session of a trying day for the English. THERE was plenty of action off the pitch at the Gabba as KP got snubbed, Mitch earned redemption and Cook picked a winner. Say what you want about Kevin'The Walking Ego' Pietersen

  • Johnson was down and on the verge of fresh humiliation, but Trott committed a deadly sin... he gave a sucker an even break

    22 November 2013 5:58 PM 37

    McGargle was played, of course, by WC Fields, whose advice became so famous that he ended up repeating it in You Can't Cheat An Honest Man and using it wholly as the title of his final film. That contains another memorable line. 'This script is an insult to a man's intelligence,' cries the film's producer. 'It's impossible, inconceivable, incomprehensible

  • Wallabies captain Ben Mowen reveals his self-imposed booze ban

    22 November 2013 5:46 PM 36

    The Wallabies are fielding a severely weakened side for the clash with Scotland, but the players have backed the in-house suspensions which have left them stretched thin for the test match. WALLABIES captain Ben Mowen has revealed that he has been on a self-imposed alcohol ban for most of 2013, a year in which he's made his Test debut, taken the Brumbies

  • Haddin's barbs reflect bad culture

    22 November 2013 1:04 PM 38

    Former Australian cricket coach Mickey Arthur, in his exclusive column for The West, explains why he became a target for criticism from players. It was with utter disbelief and disappointment that I read Brad Haddin's comments about me this week. Again, sadly, it did not surprise me and clearly illustrates players always looking to blame someone else or the system

  • Johnson was fantastic but how on earth do you make sense of England's batting? 136 all-out was feeble

    22 November 2013 8:43 AM 36

    How on earth do you make sense of England’s collapse on the second afternoon? It was a combination of hostile bowling, good control from the off-spin of Nathan Lyon, smart captaincy from Michael Clarke, and a couple of very soft dismissals. Even so, 136 all out was pretty feeble. Mitchell Johnson was fantastic. Australia’s seamers looked a capable bunch

  • Sydney Blue Sox manager says MLB Opening Day game will raise sport's profile in Australia

    22 November 2013 5:18 AM 34

    The Major League Baseball invasion hitting Sydney next March has gone up a notch, with the LA Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks to play an additional two games against the Australian All-Stars. AJ Ellis and Patrick Corbin stopped by to discuss. THE announcement that the 2014 Major League Baseball season will open at the historic Sydney Cricket Ground