Hauser recalls the moment he learned of Games selection

Hervey Bay product Matt Hauser will represent Australia at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Nine shredded over ‘sausage fest’

Channel 9 has been roasted over this image.

Nine accused of failing to refresh their commentary line up

Kiwis' jobs on the line against Fijians

New Zealand captain Adam Blair knows there's a lot at stake against Fiji

Kiwis have plenty at stake in World Cup quarter-final against Fiji

Weird pre-game ritual gets McMahon steaming

Backrowers are an unusual bunch. Picture: Stuart Walmsley/

Sean McMahon reveals weird pre-game ritual ahead of England clash

Tonga not intimidated by maiden finals series

After topping Pool B, Tonga’s RLWC fate is in its own hands.

Woolf expects Mate Ma’a will keep lifting ahead of finals debut

Celtics make it 14 on the trot

Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving drives past Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry

Kyrie Irving leads Boston to a four-point win over Golden State

How Chooks got their man

Cooper Cronk celebrates after the Storm's grand final triumph.

The Roosters' pitch for Cooper Cronk was surprisingly simple.

Steve Waugh's quest to help kids

Former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh with Xavier Kitchin, 5 of Scottsdale. Xavier is one of several Tasmanian recipient of a grant from the Steve Waugh Foundation. Picture: LUKE BOWDEN

Aussie cricketer turns attention to sick children.

premium_icon AFL tatts: the good, the bad and the ugly

Jake Stringer has a new gut tattoo. Ben Cousins got one of those a long time ago.

We look at some of the best and worst player tattoos.

RLWC: The 118kg weapon the Kiwis are banking on

Nelson Asofa-Solomona, in action for the Storm this season, is set to make a huge impact for New Zealand.

He could be New Zealand's not-so-secret weapon

'The Matildas are our life, our passion, our everything'

Sam Kerr of Australia celebrates after scoring against Brazil at Pepper Stadium in September.

Superstar Sam Kerr opens up on the state of football in Australia.

Boxing legend's son stepping out of dad's shadows

Australian boxer Tim Tszyu reacts after defeating Mark Dalby in February.

Tim Tszyu is ready to prove he's his own man.

Wallabies take note: How to beat the All Blacks

Sekope Kepu is tackled by Rieko Ioane during game 1 of the Bledisloe Cup at ANZ Stadium in Sydney

The Wallabies need to play like cornered animals again.

Craig Bellamy is worth $3 million

MORE SUCCESS: Storm coach Craig Bellamy after Melbourne's grand final win.

Craig Bellamy deserves to be the highest paid person in rugby league

Kent: Storm are good, but they're not the greatest

Overrated? ... the 2017 NRL premiership winners.

Timing is always essential when it comes to assessing great teams

Durkin: Class should live happily ever after

PRIZE: Storm captain Cameron Smith and Cowboys captain Gavin Cooper with the trophy at Luna Park in Sydney.

It is a fiction, a legend, a romance and a fantasy.

Ikin: 2017 vintage is best Storm side in this great club's history

GREAT CLUB: Storm coach Craig Bellamy has turned his club into one of the greatest sides.

"The Storm are now as the dominant franchise in our game”

AFL Grand Final: Dusty presents dilemma for Dimma

KEY MAN: Brownlow Medallist Dustin Martin prepares for the grand final.

Forward or midfield for Martin the choice for Richmond coach

‘Farce’ to make World Cup stars ‘filthy’

Josh Papalii needs to fire for Samoa.

Willie Mason, Reni Maitua slam World Cup finals

premium_icon Meninga holds no grudge despite rejection

Facing Australia in the final could be very tricky for Fifita. (AAP Image/David Rowland)

Andrew Fifita can still play for Australia again, says Kangaroos coach Mal...

premium_icon Slater: ‘You have to think about retirement’

After so long on the sidelines, Slater isn’t ready to walk away. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts)

Billy Slater reveals his plans for State of Origin 2018 and the Kangaroos

premium_icon Brisbane Broncos star suffers injury setback

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA — SEPTEMBER 05: Anthony Milford runs with the ball during a Brisbane Broncos NRL training session on September 5, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Milford in danger of missing opening rounds of 2018 NRL season

Jillaroos masterclass sounds World Cup warning

Ali Brigginshaw offloads under pressure from Manea Poa-Maoate of Cook Islands. Picture. Phil Hillyard

Jillaroos thump Cook Islands 58-4 in World Cup masterclass

WATCH: Coach praises Baker's professionalism

TEAM UNITY: The Australian Jillaroos and Kangaroos teams bind together. Chelsea Baker (third from left second-back row) will return to play England on Sunday.

Baker rested today, but will play on Sunday

premium_icon Ablett wants to play every game

Gary Ablett has returned to Geelong. Picture: Nigel Hallett

Gary Ablett speaks for first time about his return to Geelong.

Weller trade worth the price: Dew

Gold Coast Suns recruit Lachie Weller. Photo credit: Gold Coast Suns.

Lachie weller a good move, says Gold Coast coach.

Magpies star arrested for drunken behaviour

Collingwood forward Jamie Elliott was arrested by police for drunken behaviour. Picture: Michael Klein

Jamie Elliott arrested for drunken behaviour on Derby Day

EXCLUSIVE: Soccer changes in the midst in junior competition

TALENTED: Keely Hooper in action in last year's ICC competition.

It's to cater for wider range of age groups

World Cup guide: All 32 teams, draw

Peru's Jefferson Farfan reacts after scoring a crucial goal against New Zealand.

THE World Cup field is set.

premium_icon Ange future to be decided within two weeks

Ange Postecoglou says his future as Socceroos coach will be resolved within two weeks.

STILL there is no decision on Ange Postecoglou’s future.

Peru crush Kiwis’ World Cup dream

Peru's Raul Ruidiaz (l-r), Jefferson Farfan and Christian Cueva celebrate qualifying for the FIFA World Cup after their 2-0 win over New Zealand on Thursday.

THE All Whites have fallen at final hurdle to reach 2018 World Cup

‘Anything is possible’: Roos World Cup celebrations

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Mile Jedinak.

THE Socceroos are celebrating earning a spot in the 2018 World Cup.

premium_icon ‘It means more than I can describe’

Australian skipper Mile Jedinak proved Captain Courageous helping to propel the Socceroos to a berth at the World Cup in Russia.

Mile Jedinak almost speechless with pride.

premium_icon ’To have this opportunity is amazing’ says returning Paine

Tasmania's Tim Paine has been called up to the Australian Test team for the Ashes. Picture: LUKE BOWDEN

Test bolter ready to grasp his second life in the baggy green

England great takes the mickey out of Aussie keeper

Michael Vaughan (c) has taken the mickey out of Tim Paine.

Australia’s shock selections give England hope

Winners and losers out of Aussie Ashes shocks

Winners and losers from Friday's Ashes squad announcement.

A look at the most fortunate and unlucky players in the country.

‘Ashes selections... made by morons masquerading as mentors’

Stuart MacGill has unloaded on Test selectors. Picture: Phil Hillyard

Stuart MacGill slams selectors over Peter Nevill’s Ashes snubbing

premium_icon Paine-ful Ashes selection leaves us all stumped

Tim Paine has emerged from the shadows to land Australia’s most contentious position.

Selection shows how totally confused Australia is

Johnson’s shock selection in all-time Ashes XI

Australia's Mitchell Johnson has been named in Michael Vaughan’s all-time Ashes XI.

Former England captain Michael Vaughan names his all-time Ashes XI

Sharni Layton named for return

SHARNI Layton has been named to make her return to international netball, with the defender in the 14-player squad to tour in January next year.

Northern Rivers netball royalty in Queen's Baton Relay

QUEEN'S BATON: Northern Rivers netball royalty, Shirley O'Brien who helped found Ballina Netball in the 70s, said she's honoured be selected at the 99th person to carry the baton ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Ms O'Brien has coached netball for over 50 years.

Sportsperson of the Year "thrilled and honoured” to be chosen

Diamonds cement top spot with clean sweep

Gabi Simpson regains possession for the Diamonds in their battle against the Silver Ferns. Source: AAP

"We put everything out there in those last four games”

It's Kiwis and us for Games gold

Australia's Caitlin Bassett (centre) says it will be a Diamonds-New Zealand final for the netball gold medal at next year's Commonwealth Games.

Bassett says it's Australia and New Zealand for Games gold medal

Perfect start for Sunshine Coast Lightning, says coach

Lightning players celebrate their win in the Super Netball grand final over the Giants in June.

Grand final rematch perfect start for Lightning.

Super Mum back to play Super Netball

Laura Geitz (second from right) is making a return to Super Netball.

Laura Geitz to make netball comeback.

Bruce pumped by playing in front of Aussie fans

Courtney Bruce (centre) defends against Maria Tutaia of New Zealand in the netball Constellation Cup between New Zealand and Australia on Sunday

Courtney Bruce is delighted to be back in front of Aussie fans

Rocky jockey tells all on secret culture crippling riders

Dropping 2.5kg in one morning and suffering deficiencies similar to a 'malnourished Gambian child': Jockey's extreme lengths risking through the ranks.

Almandin headlines Lloyd’s Zipping assault

Almandin, front, with jockey Kerrin McEvoy board wins the Melbourne Cup horse racing at the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. Heartbreak City, rear, came second. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Williams wants to win race named after one of his favourite horses

PHOTOS: Were you at the annual Tabulam Races?

Yulgilba Station make their annual trip to the Annual Tabulam Race Day

Showers early in the day gave way to beautiful sunny weather

Tabulam Cup all about Bush Battlers

PARTY TIME: They're off at Tabulam. The popular annual bush meeting will be held tomorrow, with buses full of revelling racegoers heading west for a big day.

New novel event for the bush

premium_icon Williams already planning next Melbourne Cup raid


Lloyd Williams begins quest for seventh Melbourne Cup

Kyogle teen to tee off with the PGA pros

KYOGLE golfer Jayme Walters to mix it with PGA Tour players

Golfers flock to Kyogle for farewell tournament

Charities and organisations collect money from previous Brown and Hurley golf tournaments.

About 300 golfers to turn out for final event

Leishman helps beef up Gold Coast field

Australia’s top golfer of 2017, Marc Leishman, has been locked in for the Australian PGA on the Gold Coast.

Marc Leishman secured for Australian PGA on the Gold Coast

Tiger Woods reveals he's ready for Challenge

Tiger Woods will make his return to competition at the Hero World Challenge tournament later this month.

Tiger confirms he is back in the swing after injury layoff