Aussies call in pace ace Campbell for Ashes Test

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Stella Campbell has been called into Australia’s Ashes squad for this week’s one-off Test at Manuka Oval following Tayla Vlaeminck’s season-ending foot injury. Towering quick Campbell took 7-25 at Manuka Oval in a domestic one-day match earlier this month, and Australia will be hoping the 19-year-old, who made her Test debut against India at the … Read more

Aussies dealt another blow to Ashes, World Cup

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Australia suffered another devastating blow as fast bowler Tayla Vlaeminck missed the rest of the Ashes and the ODI World Cup in New Zealand with a stress fracture in her right foot. Vlaeminck missed Saturday’s second T20I in Adelaide and was spotted wearing a ‘moon boot’, now scans have confirmed Australia’s worst fears – the … Read more

Thanasi Kokkinakis vs Yannick Hanfmann, results, scores, Aussies in action, preview, Adelaide ATP title news

Thanasi Kokkinakis vs Yannick Hanfmann, results, scores, Aussies in action, preview, Adelaide ATP title news

Last year, even in defeat, Thanasi Kokkinakis won the hearts of Australians. It took five sets and four and a half hours for fifth seed Stefanos Tsitispas to survive the South Australian who just refused to give in, refused to accept this could be the end. And it wasn’t – his Australian Open campaign may … Read more

Aussies hope for 300 point lead on ‘big uncharted ground’ in Hobart

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The late call Hobart received to host its first Ashes Test match, and the first five-day match in the scenic town for more than five years, gave the final game of this summer’s Vodafone Ashes series a tinge distinct from romance. But after the second-day carnage, in which more wickets (17) have fallen in any … Read more

Head’s superb ton helps Aussies to 6-241 | Mercury of Illawarra

Head's superb ton helps Aussies to 6-241 |  Mercury of Illawarra

sport, sport-national Travis Head’s sublime century took Australia to 6-241 at the stumps on a turbulent opening day of the fifth Ashes Test in Hobart. Australia crashed out at 3-12 from 10 overs on a green pitch after losing the draw, reliving their nightmarish start from the previous Test at Bellerive. But there was no … Read more