Star Adelaide forward Eddie Betts will return for tonight’s Adelaide Oval clash with Geelong but key defender Daniel Talia remains in doubt with a foot injury.
Richmond coach Damien Hardwick is wary of history repeating itself against an Adelaide side he believes is edging back to their dangerous best.
Australia’s cricketing culture under the supervision of its South Australian coach Darren Lehmann is facing renewed scrutiny as the fallout from the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town continues.
Star recruits Jake Stringer and Bryce Gibbs are set to take centre stage when a new-look Essendon and Adelaide launch their AFL season tonight at Etihad Stadium.
Its suitability as an international venue is an open question but New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has lauded Eden Park ahead of the Twenty20 tri-series final against Australia.
Steve Smith says Australia could learn a thing or two from England’s freewheeling one-day international style after the visitors blazed their way to a series-opening victory.