John Howard, former prime minister and unabashed cricket tragic, has been lured into a formal role with the sport four years after Cricket Australia's bid for him to take the ICC vice-presidency bit the dust.
In a dismal season for the Cronulla Sharks, a bits-and-pieces football team missing 17 top liners provided a third performance which should enter the club's folklore.
North Queensland coach Paul Green has revealed a flu epidemic ripped through his team in the lead-up to the unexpectedly gripping golden point win over Cronulla.
Melbourne is investigating the costumes worn by two of its players at Mad Monday celebrations.
A suspended police officer is one of three men arrested after a foiled robbery attempt at Cabramatta in Sydney's west on Monday.
His team won't get a chance to defend its title in this Sunday's grand final, but Queanbeyan Kangaroo Jordan Macey received some consolation by winning the Les McIntyre Medal on Monday night.