MITCHELL Starc’s radar was off - way off - early on day two against Essex, reprising memories of Steve Harmison’s infamous wide against Australia.

HERALD Sun form analyst Michael Manley previews the nine-race card at Caulfield featuring bold frontrunner Lord Of The Sky in the Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes.

Lleyton Hewitt and Thanasi Kokkinakis appeared down and out in their first round doubles tie, until the veteran produced a vintage fighting display.

A decade on from arguably the greatest ever Ashes series, we ask one of the men involved what lessons can be passed on to Michael Clarke’s Australia.

AS the Wallabies cool their heels on the Sunshine Coast, 2015’s two best Super Rugby teams go head-to-head in Wellington for the championship.

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Calendar of Events

AFL Rd 21 - Collingwood v Richmond

AFL Rd 21 - Collingwood v Richmond

Aug 22, 2015

MCG co-tenants Collingwood and Richmond will meet on a Saturday afternoon from 1.45pm.

AFL Rd 21 - Carlton v Melbourne

AFL Rd 21 - Carlton v Melbourne

Aug 23, 2015

The Blues and Demons lock horns on a Sunday afternoon from 3.20pm.

AFL Rd 22 - Geelong Cats v Collingwood

AFL Rd 22 - Geelong Cats v Collingwood

Aug 28, 2015

The Cats and Pies compete at the MCG on a Friday night at 7.50pm.

AFL Rd 22 - Essendon v Richmond

AFL Rd 22 - Essendon v Richmond

Aug 29, 2015

The Bombers and Tigers do battle at the MCG on a Saturday night at 7.20pm.