Queensland's remarkable State of Origin win over NSW last night wasn't too bad considering they were only playing with 16 players.
Former captain Gary Ablett has been left out of Gold Coast's leadership group for the 2017 AFL season and ex-Docker Michael Barlow has been drafted in, without having played a game for the club.
Glenn Maxwell hit back at selectors in the most emphatic way overnight to help Australia to a record total and an 85-run flogging of Sri Lanka in the series-opening Twenty20 match.
Tennis fans shouldn't expect Roger Rasheed to coach Nick Kyrgios any time soon.
Australia claimed an unassailable 3-1 lead in the one-day series against Sri Lanka overnight, but there's still a battle the cricketers want to win before leaving the country: the one against the Sri Lankan curators.
Usman Khawaja averaged less than 14 with the bat in the Sri Lankan Test series, but stand-in Australian captain David Warner has backed him to bounce back in his one-day international recall.