National Sport

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Kangaroos call easy for Kaufusi

Kangaroos call easy for Kaufusi

KANGAROOS forward Felise Kaufusi understands the Tongan rugby league revolution better than most but insists the Australian jersey is the right one for him.

Perfect draw keeps Spicer’s Cup dream alive

Perfect draw keeps Spicer’s Cup dream alive

WHEN Brad Spicer drew gate six for Caulfield Cup favourite Kings Will Dream, he said it was just part of a faultless preparation heading into Saturday's race.

Kyrgios a hit with rival fans

Kyrgios a hit with rival fans

NICK Kyrgios was “surprised” to be cheered on by the home crowd as he beat Russian youngster Andrey Rublev in the Kremlin Cup first round.

Young Pope’s wonderball steals attention from Mennie haul

Young Pope’s wonderball steals attention from Mennie haul

FORGOTTEN Test paceman Joe Mennie cut through NSW in the Sheffield Shield clash in Adelaide But it was debutant spinner Lloyd Pope who stole the limelight.

Moloney’s shot at greatness

Moloney’s shot at greatness

UNDEFEATED Jason Moloney will attempt to join all-time Aussie greats Jeff Fenech and Lionel Rose as world bantamweight champion this weekend.

Wingard a Hawk, Burton and Mayes heading home to Port

premium_icon Wingard a Hawk, Burton and Mayes heading home to Port

PORT Adelaide has closed the Chad Wingard trade, releasing its contracted star to Hawthorn in exchange for young talent Ryan Burton and draft picks.

Sydney coach confident despite injury setback

Sydney coach confident despite injury setback

STEVE Corica is exploring his options after losing Trent Buhagiar to a serious knee injury but the Sydney FC coach is confident in his squad.

Mature-age recruit set on Suns

premium_icon Mature-age recruit set on Suns

THE Gold Coast has become one of the AFL’s less desirable locations – unless you’re Chris Burgess. The mature-age pick can't wait to get started with the Suns

Panthers players in the dark over Cleary

premium_icon Panthers players in the dark over Cleary

REAGAN Campbell-Gillard knows as much as the rest of us. One moment he was hearing Ivan Cleary would be coaching them in 2019, the next it was Cameron Ciraldo.

Simmons can’t stop Boston beatdown

Simmons can’t stop Boston beatdown

THE new NBA season is upon us and one game in has told us two things: Ben Simmons is still extremely good at basketball and the Celtics are a genuine threat.

Beale wants indigenous jersey at World Cup

Beale wants indigenous jersey at World Cup

KURTLEY Beale says wearing the indigenous jersey at the World Cup could help galvanise the team for big games.

How megatrade will affect each club

premium_icon How megatrade will affect each club

WHICH club has come out on top from the megadeal that set the trade period alight on the final day? Jon Ralph takes a look at how each club will be affected.

Broncos assistant backed for NRL role

Broncos assistant backed for NRL role

JOSH McGuire has backed Jason Demetriou to step up to a head NRL coaching role but insists the Broncos can’t lose regardless of who replaces Wayne Bennett.

Favourites draw well in Caulfield Cup

Favourites draw well in Caulfield Cup

EARLY favourites Youngstar, Kings Will Dream and The Cliffsofmoher all enjoyed good luck in the barrier draw for Saturday's Caulfield Cup.

A-League stars in favourites stand-off

A-League stars in favourites stand-off

WITH the season set to start, A-League stars are split on who are title favourites. We spoke to a star from each club to find out who is the team to beat.

Ruthless Whincup to afford teammate no favours

Ruthless Whincup to afford teammate no favours

SUPERCARS gun Jamie Whincup is refusing to give up on back-to-back championships, saying he will not sacrifice race wins for teammate Shane van Gisbergen.

Beams rated a perfect fit for Magpies

premium_icon Beams rated a perfect fit for Magpies

THE prevailing view is the Dayne Beams deal will get done and Collingwood has a priceless opportunity to get the quick-fix star and build for the future.

Aussies come clean: ‘We took our foot off their throat’

premium_icon Aussies come clean: ‘We took our foot off their throat’

AUSTRALIA dominated the opening sessions on day one of the deciding Test against Pakistan but admit they didn’t go in for the kill.

Explained: The five coaching moves that could rock the NRL

Explained: The five coaching moves that could rock the NRL

FIVE changes are anticipated on the coaching landscape within the coming weeks, throwing the NRL pre-season into complete disarray.

Germany left stunned as hero saves France’s blushes

Germany left stunned as hero saves France’s blushes

GERMANY were left stunned when a familiar face came to the rescue for France, while a venomous volley and a freakish free kick were the pick of the goals.

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