National Sport

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Quade’s Super-sized swipe at Thorn

Quade’s Super-sized swipe at Thorn

QUADE Cooper is on the way to the Melbourne Rebels but he’s taken a first and pointed public swipe at Reds coach Brad Thorn for forcing him out of Queensland.

Usain Bolt mess takes a new twist

Usain Bolt mess takes a new twist

CENTRAL Coast Mariners have had their say amid conflicting reports of just what lies in store for Usain Bolt’s football future.

Short powers Australia to romping win as son of a gun debuts

Short powers Australia to romping win as son of a gun debuts

DESPITE a rare failure from captain Aaron Finch, Australia cruised to victory in a one-off T20 against the UAE that saw a promising batsman debut.

Ricciardo opens up on dismally sad truth

Ricciardo opens up on dismally sad truth

FOR the man with the biggest smile in sport, Daniel Ricciardo has precious little to laugh about as he confronts an ugly reality.

Ronaldo breaks silence on rape claims

Ronaldo breaks silence on rape claims

CRISTIANO Ronaldo fronted a press conference for the first time since being accused of raping a woman in a Las Vegas hotel room.

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Varying views on controversial racing tax

Varying views on controversial racing tax

THE public debate and controversy over the recently announced Point of Consumption (POC) tax on wagering has highlighted the different views.

AFLW draft class to 'make immediate impact’

AFLW draft class to 'make immediate impact’

THE third AFLW draft features the first group of players who have come through the league’s talent pathways. It bodes well for AFLW03 and the future.

Aussies rocked in World Series opener

Aussies rocked in World Series opener

THE Australian women’s rugby sevens world series title defence is off to a rocky start after a quarter-final loss to the US in the opening event in Colorado.

‘Sick and tired’: CA hits back over fixing allegations

‘Sick and tired’: CA hits back over fixing allegations

CRICKET Australia has again defended players after more allegations of spot-fixing from 15 international matches were levelled at players in three countries.

F1 star’s awkward post-race question

F1 star’s awkward post-race question

US Grand Prix champion Kimi Raikkonen put his foot right in it when he accidentally asked Lewis Hamilton about a raw subject.

Bolt low-balled in contract mess

Bolt low-balled in contract mess

USAIN Bolt’s contract offer from Central Coast Mariners is reported to be worth a pittance of the $3 million deal first discussed.

Sea Eagles confirm Hasler’s return

Sea Eagles confirm Hasler’s return

MANLY have announced the return of former premiership-winning coach Des Hasler on a three-year deal, effective immediately.

The best 17 players in world rugby league right now

The best 17 players in world rugby league right now

WITH the international season in full swing we select the ultimate world team from the best players from the Kangaroos, Kiwis, Tonga and England.

Keary uncertain on Kangaroos future

Keary uncertain on Kangaroos future

AUSTRALIAN five-eighth Luke Keary admits he isn’t sure when he will don the Kangaroos colours again, given Cameron Munster is sure to return to the fold.

Queensland sun set to roast Beef

Queensland sun set to roast Beef

WHAT’S hairy, has half-brown arms, a sun-starved torso and will be falling off a surfboard on the Gold Coast next month? Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston.

Cox Plate analysis: 'Winx thrives on pressure'

Cox Plate analysis: 'Winx thrives on pressure'

CHRIS Waller is undaunted by the prospect of Winx facing potentially the smallest Cox Plate field in more than 50 years, declaring it the perfect scenario.

‘Messy’: Hasler return opens can of worms

‘Messy’: Hasler return opens can of worms

DES Hasler’s Manly return is set to be complete, but it won’t come without its problems, Matty Johns has revealed.

Referees labelled real villains in VAR farce

Referees labelled real villains in VAR farce

IT hasn’t taken long for the controversial VAR system to dominate headlines in the A-League once again with a host of former greats among the critics.

Folau to answer Wallabies injury SOS

Folau to answer Wallabies injury SOS

A FRACTURED ankle for Reece Hodge will likely force Israel Folau to fill in at outside centre for the Wallabies against the All Blacks in Yokohama.

Winning Solution for Cup to be made tougher

Winning Solution for Cup to be made tougher

BEST Solution already needs to set a weight-carrying record for a foreign raider to win the Melbourne Cup, and that’s before a possible re-handicap.

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