The Wests Tigers are looking to lock up their junior talent and have sighted young rake Daniel Peck as a successor to veteran Robbie Farah in a few years’ time.
Wests Tigers SG Ball coach Mathew Head, who had stints at St George Illawarra, Wests and Hull in his playing career, has had his eye on Peck since day one and thinks the teenager’s maturity on the field defies his age.
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The Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) recently developed a ‘Premier Cricket Program’ to keep former first-class players involved with cricket clubs in coaching and development roles.
The program aims to close the gap between State and Premier (Grade) cricket and provide a future of more developed cricketers with higher competition at State and International level.
One club attempting to bring through these future stars is Sydney based Manly Cricket Club.
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Many have not been able to answer the question over how Australia can be rolled for 136 at Edgbaston and 60 at Trent Bridge while the POMs pile on the runs.
It all comes down to Australian batsmen adopting a foreign tactic in unfamiliar conditions, and its ramifications were severe.
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Australian captain Steve Smith echoed predecessors by declaring his new-look side, which will take on New Zealand and West Indies this summer, is an ongoing part of a process of ‘generational change’.
But when will the change cease?
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With the Australian side constantly on the road, Steve Smith hadn’t even seen the two Test hopefuls in the nets, let alone a game.
Coach Darren Lehmann’s dossier is equally thin.
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The pressure placed upon young athletes to perform has reached dizzying heights, and some future stars are struggling to cope. Sam Alexander reports.
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When Reece Hodge was rushed to hospital he had no idea his life was about to change.
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Marian Wilkinson is a multi-award winning Journalist who currently works for ABC’s Four Corners.
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Campbelltown pubs are taking the law into their own hands, imposing lockouts on themselves in an attempt to control drunken violence.
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BUDGET buyers will be targeted as Woolworths looks to take action against a recent decline in sales.
Coles’ like-for-like sales are almost six times better than Woolworths, creating concern for stakeholders and an outlook of Woolworths being ‘too expensive’.
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