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FALL & REDEMPTION • Australian cricket fans haven’t seen vanquished players Steve Smith and David Warner in the Test arena on home soil since the Cape Town scandal that changed Smith’s and Warner’s lives forever. Have enough runs been blasted off the bat since their return to international cricket to warrant our forgiveness, or are we still too collectively burnt, heartbroken and ashamed to wish them well for the summer ahead?
THE GABBATTOIR • This summer heralds 30 years of torture for touring Test teams daring to play at the ’Gabba. Will Pakistan end Australia’s unbeaten run at the famous Brisbane cricket ground, thus protecting its own home ground benchmark?
WOW LEAGUE • This W-League season, the best women’s footballers on the planet won’t just be striving for domestic league silverware, they’ll also be out to impress for spots on the plane to Japan as we enter an Olympic Games year.
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CAITLIN FOORD • Caitlin Foord is a 75-cap Matildas star, Asian Footballer of the Year and a two-time W-League champion with Sydney FC, all by the age of 24. Just don’t call her a veteran …
MY STORY SO FAR... • Dustin Martin’s new book is a pictorial celebration charting the champion Richmond star’s journey from his earliest years in footy, right through to the glorious times being enjoyed at the Tigers today. Thanks to Hardie Grant Australia, we present the title’s 2019 chapter ...
MR CRICKET • Michael Hussey was affectionately known as Mr Cricket both inside the dressing room and to the wider Australian community. Despite hanging up the Baggy Green over six years ago, he remains deeply attached to the sport he loves.
LIFE'S A pitch • In 2019, pitcher Lewis Thorpe finally made it to the bigs, but his epic journey to the mound for the Minnesota Twins was anything but glamorous. Would an Aussie ballplayer have it any other way?
HEART & SOUL • Cronulla Sharks legend Paul Gallen decided to hang the boots up following the 2019 season, bringing to an end a long and extraordinary career. Many moments from his time in the game, both on and off the field, will be talked about for a long time to come. He shares some of them in his new book, and with us here ...
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