The return of Phil O'Neil to Triple M has sparked talk he is set to take the place of the station's feuding early morning stars and ratings flops The Shebang.

Returning to the Austereo fold this week, as a fill-in for the rock station's drive timeslot, O'Neil is widely regarded as a likely replacement for the warring crew of Fifi Box, Paul Murray and Marty Sheargold. Full story