Captains for the 2017 AFL Season

With the 2017 AFL Season about get underway next week, all the clubs have announced their captains for the upcoming season. These captains participated in Captains Day in Melbourne yesterday. Here are all the captains for each club. Adelaide - Taylor Walker Brisbane - Dayne Beams Carlton - Marc Murphy Collingwood - Scott Pendlebury Essendon - … Continue reading Captains for the 2017 AFL Season

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins FIFA Best Player Award

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo won his fourth FIFA Best Player award ahead of runners up Lionel Messi and third place Antoine Griezmann. In a 23 candidate ballot, voted by national team captains and coaches, selected media, and fans online, Ronaldo won 34.54 per cent of total voting points, Messi got 26.42 percent, and third-place Griezmann … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo Wins FIFA Best Player Award

FIFA World Cup To Be Expanded To 48 Teams

FIFA has voted that the World Cup will be expanded to allow 48 teams to compete, from the current 32 teams for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The plan is to have 16 groups of 3 and the top 2 from each other will proceed to a 32 team knockout stage. The number of matches in … Continue reading FIFA World Cup To Be Expanded To 48 Teams

2016/17 Big Bash Preview: Sydney Thunder

Squad: Shane Watson (c), Fawad Ahmed, Aiden Blizzard, Patrick Cummins, Jake Doran, Ryan Gibson, Chris Green, Chris Hartley, Usman Khawaja, Nathan McAndrew, Alister McDermott, Clint McKay, Eoin Morgan, Arjun Nair, Kurtis Patterson, Ben Rohrer, Andre Russell, Gurinder Sandhu They won their first Big Bash title last season and now the Sydney Thunder will want to … Continue reading 2016/17 Big Bash Preview: Sydney Thunder

2016/17 Big Bash Preview: Sydney Sixers

Squad: Moises Henriques (c), Sean Abbott, Doug Bollinger, Jackson Bird, Johan Botha, Ryan Carters, Ben Dwarshuis, Brad Haddin, Josh Hazlewood, Daniel Hughes, Michael Lumb, Nathan Lyon, Nic Maddinson, Joe Mennie, Stephen O’Keefe, Jason Roy, Jordan Silk, Mitchell Starc The Sydney Sixers had a shocking 2015/16 Big Bash season, finishing last. They will be focused on … Continue reading 2016/17 Big Bash Preview: Sydney Sixers

2016/17 Big Bash Preview: Perth Scorchers

Squad: Adam Voges (c), Ashton Agar, Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Ian Bell, Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mitchell Johnson, Michael Klinger, Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh, James Muirhead, Joel Paris, Jhye Richardson, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Sam Whiteman, David Willey One of the favourites to take out this season's Big Bash, the Perth Scorchers will be looking to … Continue reading 2016/17 Big Bash Preview: Perth Scorchers

2016/17 Big Bash Preview: Melbourne Stars

Squad: David Hussey (c), Michael Beer, Scott Boland, James Faulkner, Seb Gotch, Evan Gulbis, Peter Handscomb, Sam Harper, John Hastings, Ben Hilfenhaus, Glenn Maxwell, Kevin Pietersen, Rob Quiney, Marcus Stoinis, Tom Triffitt, Daniel Worrall, Luke Wright, Adam Zampa One of the more successful home and away Big Bash teams in the league, Melbourne Stars will want … Continue reading 2016/17 Big Bash Preview: Melbourne Stars

2016/17 Big Bash Preview: Melbourne Renegades

Squad: Aaron Finch (c), Tom Beaton, Dwayne Bravo, Tom Cooper, Xavier Doherty, Callum Ferguson, Marcus Harris, Brad Hogg, Sunil Narine, Peter Nevill, James Pattinson, Nathan Rimmington, Peter Siddle, Chris Tremain, Matthew Wade, Matthew Short, Cameron White, Nick Winter Not much success for the Melbourne Renegades since they were formed in the Big Bash with only 1 … Continue reading 2016/17 Big Bash Preview: Melbourne Renegades

2016/17 Big Bash Preview: Hobart Hurricanes

Squad: Cameron Boyce, George Bailey, Stuart Broad, Dan Christian, Clive Rose, Jake Reed, Sam Rainbird, Hamish Kingston, Simon Milenko, Tim Paine, Shaun Tait, Beau Webster, Jonathan Wells, Dominic Michael, Kumar Sangakkara Only three wins for the Hobart Hurricanes last season as they finished seventh in what was a disappointing season with a team that was … Continue reading 2016/17 Big Bash Preview: Hobart Hurricanes

2016/17 Big Bash Preview: Brisbane Heat

Squad: Brendon McCullum (c), Samuel Badree, Joe Burns, Ben Cutting, Alex Doolan, Andrew Fekete, Luke Feldman, Jason Floros, Sam Heazlett, Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Lalor, Chris Lynn, James Peirson, Nathan Reardon, Alex Ross, Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson, Jack Wildermuth After a couple of poor Big Bash seasons, Brisbane Heat will be determined not to make three seasons in … Continue reading 2016/17 Big Bash Preview: Brisbane Heat