AFL ladder-leaders Adelaide won't need reminding of just how devastating Sydney skipper Josh Kennedy can be.
Australia's spin mix for Bangladesh remains a source of intrigue with coach Darren Lehmann giving little away after a three-day trial match.
Essendon champion Jobe Watson has announced he will retire at the end of the AFL season and he wants to go out playing finals football.
Australian cricket's pay war has been won by players, according to Allan Border, but there's a question mark over the future of the game's grassroots.
UPDATED | Geelong and Hawthorn face key AFL clashes without stars Patrick Dangerfield and Luke Hodge respectively following a tumultuous 24 hours - but GWS will be bolstered by the long-awaited debut of former Tiger veteran Brett Deledio.
Flag favourites Adelaide could welcome back three key stars for a highly-anticipated Showdown with Port Adelaide, with the buildup reaching fever pitch after both SA sides staged remarkable weekend comebacks.