Red Cadeaux and Farraaj, the last remaining international spring carnival contenders, have flown out of Melbourne bound for Hong Kong with a return to Australia on the cards early next year.
Adam Scott has been grouped with American drawcard Jordan Spieth and newly crowned Australian Masters champion Nick Cullen for the first two rounds of the Australian Open golf in Sydney.
Lyall Gorman has vowed to ensure Cronulla’s chequered past does not dictate the future direction of the NRL club after being announced as the new chief executive.
Tennis great John Newcombe has warned Nick Kyrgios that grand slam success is built on hard work and the climb to the top gets tougher and tougher.
Winning the World Cup might seem a pipe dream based on recent results but vice-captain James Slipper believes the Wallabies can defy their underdog status at next year’s tournament.
One match has already been called off and it remains to be seen how the rest of this round’s Sheffield Shield fixtures will be affected by Phillip Hughes’ shocking head injury.
Lionel Messi has became the European Champions League’s all-time leading scorer just four days after achieving the same feat in the Spanish league.