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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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Transfer Whispers, Jeremiah Nanai, Titans, Cowboys, David Fifita, Keenan Palasia, release, Broncos, Titans, Dragons, player movement, contracts

The Titans are eyeing Cowboys young gun Jeremiah Nanai as a contingency plan should David Fifita move on to kickstart his career at another club. Broncos forward Keenan Palasia has requested an immediate release from the final year of his deal, with the Titans and the Dragons keen on his services. Read on for the …

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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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Mitchell Starc gamble exposed, reaction, semi finals, Group 1 standings

Australia’s T20 World Cup is over and the post mortem has begun with a curious selection strategy and “flat” body language coming under the microscope. Having won the title in the UAE last year, Australia didn’t make it out of the group back on home soil, paying a heavy price for its opening defeat to …

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Transfer Whispers, Thomas Flegler, Broncos, Sea Eagles, Warriors, Titans, Jeremiah Nanai, Cowboys, Dylan Brown, Mitchell Moses, Eels, George Williams, Warrington, contracts, player movement

A former Rooster is off to the Super League, while Broncos prop Thomas Flegler has reportedly been offered a six-year deal amid a four-club battle for his signature. The Eels may get to hang onto Dylan Brown but face a huge battle to retain his star halves partner as the Bulldogs and Tigers up their …

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Cricket news 2022: Usman Khawaja’s relationship with Justin Langer comes under the spotlight, The Test vision emerges

The relationship between Australian batter Usman Khawaja and former mentor Justin Langer has come under the spotlight following explosive remarks about his tenure as national coach. In a revealing and insightful interview with CODE SportsLanger attacked anonymous “cowards” that leaked against him, taking aim at the Cricket Australia board for his unceremonious sacking. Watch Australia …

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Cricket news 2022: Mitchell Starc explains $10 million Indian Premier League snub

Australian bowler Mitchell Starc has rubbed suggestions he should sacrifice his holiday period to compete in domestic leagues ahead of the 2024 T20 World Cup, vowing to focus his energy on Test cricket as long as his body allows it. Last week, it was revealed that Starc and Australian Test captain Pat Cummins had decided …

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Glenn Maxwell, broken leg, Australia Test tour of India, Victoria, injury, return date

Injured Australian cricket star Glenn Maxwell has revealed some of the gruesome details from a freak accident that saw him break his leg at a backyard birthday party. Speaking with cricket.com.au‘s Unplayable PodcastMaxwell revealed he waited for nearly an hour in the rain after hearing his leg snap under the weight of a friend at …

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Nathan Cleary performance, Australia vs Samoa final, news, highlights, statistics, Old Trafford, Kangaroos halfback

Manchester: Nathan Cleary has declared he is “just scratching the surface” after the Kangaroos halfback silenced his critics in the World Cup final. Cleary’s performances at the tournament were heavily scrutinised – which teammate Latrell Mitchell put down to tally poppy syndrome – but the point guard saved his best for last. Cleary, 25, dominated …

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