Time to start planning that picnic or an early-season dip into the ocean as spring draws to a near-perfect close.
Flags are flying at half mast at Lord's in tribute to Phillip Hughes and his former English teammates have remembered him as a "cheeky chappie" and "top man".
Former Knights player future with Manly has been put on ice after he admitted to bashing his former girlfriend on four separate occasions.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests look likely to wind down as the number of people prepared to take to the streets to support demonstrators dwindles.
Adam Scott roared right back into Australian Open contention, firing a sizzling five-under second round.
Cricket is but a minor issue when compared to the loss felt by Phillip Hughes' family, teammates and friends. But the sport is still the poorer for Hughes missing the chance to prove he belonged at the top level.
The NSW Attorney-General has called for an urgent review after the former head of Bega Cheese, Maurice Van Ryn, was granted bail after admitting he sexually abused six underage boys.
On June 25, 2013, the Australian cricket team had its first training session under its new coach Darren Lehmann in Taunton, Somerset. Mickey Arthur had been sacked, Michael Clarke had stood down as a selector, and an Ashes series was two weeks away. Turmoil? Disarray? Nobody had told Phillip Hughes.