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Origin eligibility overhaul, ARLC, Peter V’landys, Jason Taumalolo, New South Wales, Queensland, World Cup, England, New Zealand, news

ARLC chairman Peter V’landys has confirmed the Origin eligibility rules will be subject to a review following widespread calls for a full overhaul. Commissioner Wayne Pearce is set to review the selection laws of the State vs State showcase following a major push for tier-one players to be able to take part in the clash …

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Cricket 2022: Cricket Australia’s next round of TV rights negotiations after Channel 9’s mega tennis deal

Major sports have been hesitant to partner with one of the top TV networks due to its ratings reputation. But, has tennis’ mega deal left cricket with no choice but to take a risk? Cricket Australia is facing an awkward reality that the perfect free-to-air partner for the next TV rights deal does not exist. …

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‘Buttler leading England, Cummins Australia but where is India’s captain Rohit?’ | Cricket

Since taking over as India’s all-format captain almost a year ago, Rohit Sharma has led India in only six ODIs – three against West Indies at home and three in England. In the same time period, Shikhar Dhawan captained India in seven ODIs (which will be nine by the end of the New Zealand series) …

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Phil Gifford: What it was really like before the All Blacks’ three Rugby World Cup wins

Richie McCaw and Dan Carter were criticized by some before winning the 2015 World Cup. Photo / Brett Phibbs The All Blacks captain should be dumped. The first-five’s not playing at test level. There are too many has been in the team. New Zealand won one and lost one to South Africa, and scraped through …

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Liam Smith vows to expose Chris Eubank Jr’s ‘vulnerabilities’ | ‘I land the right shot and I can hurt anybody’ – MKFM 106.3FM

Liam Smith is convinced his clash with Chris Eubank Jr can only result in an explosive collision, and that it will deliver him a memorable victory. Smith is a former world champion who is stepping up to middleweight to take on his British rival at the AO Arena in Manchester on January 21. “I’m excited …

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Sports News Roundup: Soccer-Stojkovic puzzled by Serbia’s drop in intensity; Cricket-‘Utter rubbish’: Langer rejects reports of rift with Australia players and more

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Soccer-Stojkovic puzzled by Serbia’s drop in intensity Serbia coach Dragan Stojkovic acknowledged the strength of the Brazil team after losing 2-0 to them at the World Cup on Thursday but was struggling to understand a “strange” drop in intensity from his own players. Brazil outclassed Serbia …

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Cricket news 2022: Teenage leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed added to England Test squad for Pakistan tour

England has added teenage leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed into its Test squad for December’s tour of Pakistan, putting the 18-year-old within touching distance of becoming the country’s youngest men’s Test cricketer in history. Ahmed, originally due to travel to Pakistan as a net bowler, was officially drafted into the squad on Wednesday despite playing just three …

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England defeat New Zealand by 20 runs in the Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup in Brisbane

England has kept its T20 World Cup hopes alive with a tense, 20-run victory over New Zealand at the Gabba. Skipper Jos Buttler scored a sensational 73, having been twice dropped — on 8 and on 40 — as England made 6-179. Glenn Phillips’ magnificent 62 off 36 balls kept New Zealand in the chase …

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