Matildas none the wiser but must move on, says Polkinghorne

Australia captain Clare Polkinghorne says the Matildas need to move on from the shock sacking of admired coach Alen Stajcic, even though they're none the wiser as to why he's been axed. Speaking publicly for the first time since the bombshell announcement, the star Brisbane Roar defender gave a defence of Stajcic's leadership and culture under his tenure. Looking to […]

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Diamonds lose to England but claim Quad Series title

Australia coach Lisa Alexander remains defiant after their 52-49 Quad Series loss to England in London, saying defeat will only add to their desire at the World Cup. The beaten-up Diamonds succumbed late to their arch rivals on Monday (AEDT), although the margin was close enough to clinch the four-nation series title on goal differential – not that it improved […]

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The Big Bash is bigger, but is it better?

Is the almighty Big Bash League now just a little long? After years of rapid growth and heightened popularity, Cricket Australia decided to extend this season to 14 rounds with 59 games, a total of 16 more than last year. The Big Bash: too much of a good thing?Credit:AAP Each team will play 14 matches. Last year they played only […]

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