Live First Test - New Zealand v Australia

Australia will look to bounce back from their ODI series defeat in the First Test against New Zealand.

Patient Hazlewood fires in Wellington

Josh Hazlewood has grabbed 4-42 on day one of the first trans-Tasman Test, showing how he has learned the lessons of last year's Ashes.

Nevill takes stunning catch to help sink Kiwis

Australia are on top of the first trans-Tasman Test after an eventful first day, with the visitors 3-147 in response to New Zealand's 183 in Wellington.

Maroons' coach selection a 'bungle': Smith

Queensland captain Cameron Smith admits the appointment process of new Maroons coach Kevin Walters was a "bit of a bungle".

Badboy Martin stars in first hit out of 2016

Dustin Martin was the standout player as Richmond had an intraclub game on Friday ahead of the NAB Challenge.

We're not afraid to ban the RBB: Tsatsimas

WSW CEO John Tsatsimas says he isn't afraid to ban the club's active supporter group, the Red and Black Bloc (RBB).

Axing Warne the 'hardest thing to do': Waugh

Steve Waugh has opened up on the rift with Shane Warne, saying dropping the legspinner from a Test match was part of his job as Australian captain.

I have no idea if it's the right move: Worsfold

Bombers coach John Worsfold and captain Brendon Goddard say the Swiss appeal is an external matter for the team.

Black Caps eye backyard ambush in First Test

New Zealand are hoping home advantage will help them gain the upper hand in the Test series against Australia.

Reynolds needs to 'take on more responsibility'

Dogs captain James Graham admits livewire pivot Josh Reynolds must change his approach in 2016.

Roosters threaten move over stadium rebuild

Sydney Roosters supremo Nick Politis has threatened to move the NRL club to ANZ Stadium permanently if a rebuilding of Allianz Stadium goes ahead.

Aussies run over the top of Philippines in Classic

Australia overcame a slow start to thrash the Philippines in the World Baseball Classic Qualifier.

EPL club sack player after child sex charges

EPL club Sunderland have sacked England winger Adam Johnson after he pleaded guilty to child sex charges.

Pattinson to be fit for Second Test: Smith

Australian skipper Steve Smith says the James Pattinson should be right for the second Test.

Bird experiment will be a success: Maloney

Cronulla fans will get their first look at Jack Bird in the No.1 jersey during this trial against Manly at Shark Park.

Clarke pours cold water on Aussie return

Ex-Australian captain Michael Clarke says he has no plans for an international return as he prepares to come back in the Sydney grade competition.

Super bats Smith, Williamson square off

All eyes will be on the rivalry within the rivalry in the trans-Tasman Test series, with Steve Smith and Kane Williamson both desperate for runs.

Aussies out to target NZ spinner Craig

New Zealand's Mark Craig has been recalled for the first trans-Tasman Test, with Steve Smith making it clear his side will again look to target the spinner.

Farah gets first crack at Tigers No. 9

Instead of the All Stars, Robbie Farah will run out for the Wests Tigers in a NRL trial against Melbourne on the Sunshine Coast.