Mitchell Starc. Josh Hazlewood. Pat Cummins. James Pattinson.

All in the same line-up for the Ashes.

A former Aussie paceman thinks it would have the Poms running scared.

‘It’ll send shivers down their spine’
Imagine Jason Taumalolo running around in maroon with the likes of Cooper Cronk, Johnathan Thurston, Greg Inglis and Sam Thaiday.

It was almost a reality.

Mal’s Maroons bid for $10 million Taumalolo
Cronulla Sharks are set to retain two important players but the future of another remains up in the air.

Meanwhile, Gold Coast Titans are also moving on one of their rising stars.

Media Watch: Sharks’ double coup, Titans move on star
Big names to return, young guns to debut and Collingwood's $2 million Mayne man misses out.

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Australian rugby is in crisis with poor results and disappointing crowds at Super Rugby and international level.

Here is Bob Dwyer's plan to save the sport in this country.

Dwyer’s plan to save Australian rugby
This is seriously cute.

Footage has emerged of Ben Simmons as a toddler completing his first ever slam dunk.

WATCH: Ben Simmons' first ever dunk
One Test series victory in India in 47 YEARS.

Seven Tests removed from sacking half their squad.

Steve Smith is on the verge of achieving the impossible.

"There’s big lies like that, then there’s the odd cheeky white lie that doesn’t really harm anyone.

"You might say, “I’m feeling a little sore”, so you don’t have to train, or you might train when you actually are really sore so you can have a drink on the weekend, because you can’t do those sort of things when you can’t train.

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Frantically trying to finish your SuperCoach team?

Check this out - you can pick a gun side in five minutes!

AFL SuperCoach: Last-minute cheat sheet
Rugby league’s perpetual pantomime, Wests Tigers, just hit full calamity status after knifing Jason Taylor.

But maybe we’ve got it all wrong when thinking about who is really to blame for the endless toxic mess.

Who smells worst in Wests Tigers' tragi-comic stink
You're begging to cop a ban as big as this guy just got...

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Steve Smith has been majestic. Peter Handscomb & Shaun Marsh were rightly lauded for saving the third Test.

But for Australian batting masterclasses in India, one man & one extraordinary series stand alone.

'No visiting batsman has batted better in India'

Wayne Bennett has confronted Benji Marshall over claims aired on NRL 360 about Brisbane Broncos teammate Anthony Milford.

Bennett confronts Benji over 'lazy' Milford claims
It was Lukas Podolski's 130th & final match for Germany.

His farewell goal was an ABSOLUTE SCREAMER vs England!

WATCH: Legend's 30-yard rocket for goodbye win

South Sydney Rabbitohs switch up their spine via a MASSIVE rookie selection shock for tonight vs Roosters!

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DANE SWAN is rapt with Jordan De Goey’s ratpack antics - barring one thing he got inexcusably wrong in lying to Collingwood.

Plus, Swanny’s favourite Pies fibs to dodge training & get on the drink, & what he’s up to this season - all in an epic debut column!

Swanny: Ratpack De Goey, how I lied to Pies
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Robbie Kruse & Mathew Leckie are among the Socceroos' biggest attacking stars ... so what have they contributed so far to Australia's imperilled World Cup qualifying campaign?

The numbers aren't pretty.

Roos scoring drought: Kruse, Leckie misfires laid bare
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Hawthorn Football Club & Geelong Cats replaced as trusty flag contenders. Two battling clubs back in finals ... & two major misses.

Here is JAKE NIALL’s verdict on every AFL club’s season - including his final ladder, premier & medallists.

Niall's final ladder: Hawks-Cats usurped, battlers back
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Cronulla Sharks are now in real danger of losing rep star & captain-in-waiting Wade Graham, writes James Hooper.

Meanwhile, Luke Keary vs Russell Crowe reignites & how Jason Taylor lost the Tigers playing group is revealed.

Wade's $25K contract tiff, Keary vs Crowe II
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"Family's first."

Our best wishes are with Jason Day - this is the emotional address he just gave after walking out of the World Match Play six holes in.

WATCH: Day reveals devastating news on mum