Sport News Update, what you need to know.

CRICKET – Steve O’Keefe has given his Test debut hopes a major push with three wickets on the opening day of Australia’s tour match against Pakistan A in Sharjah.

RUGBY LEAGUE – Jarryd Hayne says he is prepared for the dark times, the tough days and the relentless toil when he is just another rookie fighting it out for a spot in the NFL.

RUGBY UNION – Aaron Cruden’s All Blacks exile continues, with Beauden Barrett named to start at five-eighth in the final Bledisloe Cup Test in Brisbane on Saturday.

NETBALL – The Australian netball team have continued their remarkable winning streak against New Zealand, coming from behind in the final quarter to snatch a 51-47 victory to complete a 4-0 clean sweep in the Constellation Cup series.

GOLF – US Open champion Martin Kaymer won the PGA Grand Slam of Golf in a playoff over Masters champion Bubba Watson after a wild day in Bermuda.