TheAge - Sport A-League: Mark Milligan sees red as Newcastle Jets thump Melbourne Victory 2017-11-23T20:50:12.000000000+00:00 A brain explosion from Mark Milligan has given Newcastle a boost back to the top of the A-League table as the Jets put four goals past 10-man Melbourne Victory. Ashes 2017/18 live: First Test, Australia v England at the Gabba, day one 2017-11-23T18:27:35.000000000+00:00 The Ashes gets underway as England enter the Gabbatoir. Australia have not lost a Test in Brisbane since 1988 and England have not won there since 1986. The Ashes 2017-2018: Old foes, new fight 2017-11-23T11:32:47.000000000+00:00 Bouncers flew. So did bails. English batsmen ducked and quailed. It was all the wicketkeeper could do to hold onto the ball. But that was on the scoreboard screen, reliving 2013-14 in all its gory. Ashes 2017: Nathan Lyon and Pat Cummins inspire late Australian fightback 2017-11-23T10:49:23.000000000+00:00 Nathan Lyon talked the talk, now he has walked the walk, breathing new life into Australia's bid for victory by leading the way on the first day of the Ashes. The Ashes: Tim Paine would love moment again after dropping catch 2017-11-23T10:32:35.000000000+00:00 Paine had looked neat and tidy all day behind the stumps in his first Test in seven years. But when the chance arrived, he couldn't deliver, sparking more questions about whether a part-time gloveman was fit for the job. The Ashes: After the hype, ‘normal’ Test offers excitement in spades 2017-11-23T10:31:37.000000000+00:00 Thursday dawned with fake news: Bodyline! The Gabbatoir! Scared eyes! Joh for Canberra! The Ashes: Australian quicks earn their crust as England are treated to a friendly Gabba reception 2017-11-23T10:30:07.000000000+00:00 A slower than usual wicket in Brisbane gave England early hope and ensured the Australian pace bowlers would earn their wickets the hard way on day one of the first Test. The Tonk: Ben Stokes sends message of support to England Ashes team 2017-11-23T10:29:09.000000000+00:00 The excluded England all-rounder continues to make himself heard despite his absence from the Ashes, Matildas coach Alen Stajcic set to ring changes for second China game 2017-11-23T10:14:36.000000000+00:00 When your team wins 3-0 against world-ranked opposition without having to get into top gear you might expect a coach to be grinning from ear to ear. Sam Kerr, Emily van Egmond forecast further Matildas improvement 2017-11-23T10:14:18.000000000+00:00 Star Matildas striker Sam Kerr had no doubts she was going to score from the moment she struck her sumptuous long-range drive to grab her second goal, and Australia's third, in a comfortable 3-0 drubbing of China on Wednesday night at AAMI Park.