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  • Hogg: One of our brothers is gone

    Former Test cricketer Rodney Hogg has described the tragic passing of Phillip Hughes as the loss of a brother and said the first Test against India will not be played at all.

  • Phillip Hughes passes away at just 25

    Cricketer Phillip Hughes has passed away at the age of 25 after being hit the head by a bouncer earlier in the week and undergoing emergency brain surgery after he was airlifted to a hospital from the ground.

  • Shifter: Nakia Cockatoo the bolter of the draft

    Draft Prospect Nakia Cockatoo might have been picked with one of the last selections in this year’s national draft a few months ago, but now he is tipped to go not far outside the top 10.

  • Draft day: anything can happen

    The country's finest young footballers are set to learn their destinies tonight at the 2014 NAB AFL draft on the Gold Coast.

  • Experts urge ICC to update safety guidelines

    Safety guidelines on cricket helmets are under the microscope following the horrific accident that has left Phillip Hughes fighting for his life in an induced coma.

  • Saints tipped to get their midfielder elsewhere

    The word on the street regarding the number one pick in Thursday night’s AFL National Draft has changed with Patty McCartin now the player likely to be selected first by St Kilda.

  • 2014 AFL Mock Draft 4.0

    It took a week longer than last year, but the 2014 NAB AFL Draft has finally arrived, which means it's time for Brett Anderson's final Mock Draft. Which players are set to head to your club?

  • Hughes blow prompts Hogg to reflect on his bowling career

    Watching Phillip Hughes collapse to the ground after being struck by a bouncer deeply affected former Test fast Bowler Rodney Hogg and prompted him to consider exactly how dangerous it was when he was sending down short balls during his playing days.

  • Paul Little tells Caro: You’re wrong

    Essendon chairman Paul Little has definitively denied the claims made by Caroline Wilson in The Age that the Bombers had paid a substantial amount of Mark Thompson’s $30,000 fine to the AFL for his part in the supplements program during 2012.

  • Darts royalty coming to Melbourne in 2015

    World number one Michael van Gerwen, five-time world champion Raymond van Barneveld and one of Australia’s best ever Simon Whitlock will be among the contenders for the major prize.

  • AFL says new-look MRP is simpler & fairer

    The drastic alterations made to the AFL’s Match Review Panel system will provide a much simple and fairer judgement process of indiscretions made by players on the field.