Cricket writer John Townsend has covered more than 100 Tests and three winning World Cup campaigns since 1999. He is also an award-winning football reporter.
The long career of football administrator Grant Dorrington to be over after he missed out on election to the WA Football Commission tonight in a secret vote.
It is impossible to overstate the importance of Virat Kohli to an Indian team that has a decent armoury and several big guns but not the ferocity nor ambition of the tourists of two years ago.
The Sheffield Shield season is set to extend into the middle of April for the first time in its history.
Michael Roberts’ greatest challenge as a sports administrator was to convince Serena Williams to play at the Hobart International, he’ll face far greater challenges as the new WAFC chief executive.
Perth and West Coast have completed a player swap that will see Andrew Fisher remain with the Demons.
Australian opener David Warner will be a difficult player to replace, whether in limited overs cricket or Test ranks should his groin strain fail to come good before the Adelaide Test.
The most poignant moment in Australia’s first match of this remarkable international summer came in the 27th over when the SCG scoreboard showed both Aaron Finch and David Warner on 63 not out.
South Fremantle have augmented their premiership victory with the most successful financial season in the club’s 120-year history.
Perth midfielder Corey Byrne is in West Coast’s sights as Demons look to retain Fraser McInnes, Brady Grey and Andrew Fisher for the 2021 season.
The tale of how the century-old archive became available is as compelling as a good detective novel but required Wally Edwards’ generosity to return to Australia.
The WAFL has rejected any prospect of mirroring the revamped VFL by introducing mandatory stoppage zones to counter congestion at league level next season.
West Coast would be able to host AFL Women’s matches but not WAFL games at Mineral Resources Park under moves by the Town of Victoria Park to address “gender equality” in the sport.
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