IT WAS not quite on the same scale as South African captain Graeme Smith, but Toronto batsman Jeff Hemming showed similar courage to lead the Kookaburras to a crucial win against Merewether at Townson Oval yesterday.
THEY were brothers so close in age and similar in manner that many who first met them believed they were twins.
MORE than 3000 protesters convened outside Sydney Town Hall and marched through the city yesterday, deliberately passing the Egyptian consulate. A similar number marched in Melbourne, both in support of and against Israel.
RICKY PONTING'S body language was defiant and his batting imperious, but a South African fightback kept the Australian captain from inspiring a similar revival in all of his senior teammates as another classic contest developed on Boxing Day.
Does God stand a chance in a face off against Noni Hazlehurst, asks JOHN ELDER.