UNCAPPED Queenslander Joe Burns has beaten former Test opener Ed Cowan to the punch and will play for Australia in the Boxing Day Test.

ROBERT CRADDOCK: Picking an in-form Joe Burns is a positive move, with Australia carrying two batsmen who have long been more style than results.

MIKE Hussey​ and Jacques Kallis proved class is ageless when they guided the Sydney Thunder to a comfortable win over the Brisbane Heat.

MELBOURNE City’s derby hero Erik Paartalu said his side’s win was a crucial step in bridging the gap to big brother Melbourne Victory.

NATHAN Burns fires Phoenix into top four — and himself firmly into the Socceroos’ Asian Cup frame. Read our Round 11 A-League review.

Pies v Blues: Visitor tickets sold out

Apr 07, 2013

Visitor tickets will not be on sale at Gate 2 today for the Collingwood v Carlton match.

Approximately 17,000 seats will be available for ALL members (Full and Restricted) and guests (with a visitor ticket) on a walk-up basis.

There will be no Long Room or Balcony passes available.

Members and guests are advised to allow plenty of time to get to the ground and take public transport where possible.