Sydney Blue Sox 2016 mid-season report

THE Sydney Blue Sox shocked some observers with an impressive start to the season but they have lost five straight to fall back in the pack.

It does not get any easier with first-placed Melbourne this weekend and a stack of away games in the season’s second half.

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Brisbane Bandits 2016 mid-season report

AFTER a hot start to the season it has been far from smooth sailing for reigning Claxton Shield winners Brisbane.

Late (or not at all) arriving imports, struggling starters and cold bats have plagued the Bandits’ title defence.

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Canberra Cavalry 2016 mid-season report

THE Canberra Cavalry have drawn plenty of attention in the first half of the season on the back of the league’s hottest offence and sit behind only Melbourne at the top.

After falling short of last season’s ABLCS the Cavs are in a strong position to go one further and return to the postseason.

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Melbourne Aces 2016 mid-season report

AT THE halfway point of the 2016 ABL season the Melbourne Aces have raced out to a handy lead at the top of the standings and into outright favouritism for the Claxton Shield.

Strong offseason recruiting and impressive imports have helped the Aces improve in a big way and they enter the second half of the season in an unfamiliar position of being the hunted.

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