If Peter Handscomb makes way for all-rounder Mitch Marsh for the WACA Test starting tomorrow, he will be left with few opportunities to prove himself worthy of a recall, with the Sheffield Shield competition in its mid-season break.
A brilliant year for women's football in Australia is capped by a triple triumph, with Sam Kerr winning ABC Sports Personality of the Year, the Matildas taking out Team of the Year and coach Alen Stajcic also honoured at the AIS awards.
Test opener Cameron Bancroft has only hazy memories of his childhood spent watching cricket at the WACA Ground, but hopes a big hit out in front of his home crowd in the third Ashes Test — the last to be played at the ground — will make up for it.
You've probably never heard of Michelle Phillips, even though she represents Australia internationally and has captained a national team. She says it's about time ultimate frisbee was respected as a real sport.