AUSTRALIA’S aggressive approach with bat and ball will prove too difficult for “little brother” New Zealand to handle in the World Cup final, writes Ian Chappell.

    IT may be a Cricket World Cup final but Richard Hinds still attempts to move the sledging of New Zealand beyond those childish sheep jokes.

    BEFORE he scaled the dizzy heights of world cricket, Brendon McCullum was jumping the fence of the Forbury Park trotting track in the tough streets of South Dunedin.

    NEW Zealand is awash with emotion ahead of the World Cup final. Babies names, Martin Crowe and Michael Clarke’s retirement are all centre of attention.

    MICHAEL Clarke exclusive column: These are the reasons the World Cup final against New Zealand will be my last ODI.

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    AFL Round 16 - Richmond v Brisbane Lions

    Jul 05, 2014

    Event: AFL Round 16
    Teams: Richmond v Brisbane Lions
    Date: Saturday July 5, 2014
    Start time: 1.45pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 12:00pm
    MCC members: 12:00pm

    Car parking:
    Yarra Park will be completely closed for this event, due to its wet condition.

    Expected attendance: 25,000

    General admission seating:

    Great Southern Stand
    M1-M7
    M8-M9 (Rows A-Z)
    Q1-Q15

    Ponsford Stand
    M30-M31 (Rows A-Z)
    M32-M36
    Q29-Q36

    Olympic Stand
    Q49-Q57

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Richmond: Bay M3 (Rows A-K) and M4 (Rows A-K)
    Brisbane: Bay M33 (Rows A-S)

    Tickets: Reserved seats on sale now at Ticketek.

    Prices:




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