Adam Ashley-Cooper is named in the Wallabies squad as Michael Cheika looks for experienced heads to lead World Cup tilt.
From the senior batsman and from the replacement, Australia got just enough to keep them in with a chance with the ball, writes Geoff Lemon.
It is hard to quantify the massive impact Sam Kerr has on the Australian football landscape. But as is the norm in a global sport, it is only a matter of time before the big players come knocking, writes Tom Wildie.
Archer's menacing spell encapsulated by the single delivery that struck Smith's unprotected neck comes as Cricket Australia is pushing the case for the mandatory use of helmets at all levels, writes Richard Hinds.
Fans who forked out hundreds of dollars for tickets to see Team USA take on Australia's Boomers fire barbs at organisers over the seating arrangements at Docklands Stadium.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says it is aware of refunds being paid to fans for the games after complaints about the use in promotional material of players not involved in the matches.
Giant-killers Canterbury deal the Eels' NRL top-four hopes a massive blow with a 12-6 boilover in a spiteful thriller at Parramatta Stadium.
England is right on top of Australia after day one of the third Ashes Test after another resilient innings from Marnus Labuschagne is counteracted by a six-wicket haul for Jofra Archer at Headingley.