AFL calls for fixture suggestions
The AFL is considering a 12-team finals series, wildcard finals entrants and a conference system among possible options for an 18-team competition from 2012 onwards.
Hopes staves off plucky Irish
All-rounder James Hopes has taken career-best figures of 5 for 14 as Australia came through some nervy moments to beat Ireland by 39 runs in a one-day international in Dublin.
Mexico romp puts France on rack
France is facing an embarrassing early World Cup exit after a surprise 2-0 defeat to Mexico in their second Group A game in Polokwane.