National Sport

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Usain Bolt’s girlfriend celebrates Aussie move

Usain Bolt’s girlfriend celebrates Aussie move

USAIN BOLT has taken his first big step towards his football dream and girlfriend Kasi Bennett found the perfect way to celebrate his move to Australia.

Giants fighting fit and ready for final

premium_icon Giants fighting fit and ready for final

CAPTAIN Kim Green is hopeful the entire Giants roster is fit and healthy for Sunday’s Super Netball preliminary final against Sunshine Coast Lightning.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Dragons add fire to Bennett rumours

premium_icon Dragons add fire to Bennett rumours

THE NRL coaching merry-go-round is at full speed and Wayne Bennett is back on the Dragons’ radar, fuelling rumours the coach is set to snub the Panthers.

Barrett drops Manly bombshell

Barrett drops Manly bombshell

MANLY Sea Eagles coach Trent Barrett has made a shock call on his coaching future with only three games remaining in the season.

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

AUSTRALIANS will finally be able to tune into next-generation television broadcasts later this year.

Tallis calls on Nikorima to rescue Broncos

premium_icon Tallis calls on Nikorima to rescue Broncos

BRONCOS great Gorden Tallis has challenged halfback Kodi Nikorima to walk the talk and take charge of Brisbane if they want to be a finals force.

NRL teams round 23

NRL teams round 23

SOUTH Sydney have settled on an interim fullback, and the Dragons have been forced into a new-look spine. Here is every NRL club’s Round 23 squad

Dumped All Black accuses coach of not telling the truth

Dumped All Black accuses coach of not telling the truth

Axed Vaea Fifita accuses coach Steve Hansen of “not telling me the truth” about the reasons for the All Black's Bledisloe Cup omission

GF miracle? Storm's Hoffman races clock for fairytale finish

GF miracle? Storm's Hoffman races clock for fairytale finish

The career of Melbourne Storm forward Ryan Hoffman would appear to be over after he was diagnosed with a ruptured tendon in his left hamstring

‘It’s a bit tiring’: JT keen for farewell tour to end

‘It’s a bit tiring’: JT keen for farewell tour to end

JOHNATHAN Thurston admits he’s growing tired of an NRL farewell tour that still has three games remaining for North Queensland.

Hoppa set to learn fate over sideline threats

Hoppa set to learn fate over sideline threats

Handed a four-match ban for a coward punch, fomer NRL bad boy John Hopoate will also face the music over his vile behaviour after being sent from the field

Folau still aiming to ruin All Blacks from above

Folau still aiming to ruin All Blacks from above

Israel Folau hasn’t been given a full explanation about what he can and can’t do in the air but insists he won’t be changing a thing in the Bledisloe Cup opener

Gollan locks in J-Mac for Outback Barbie’s return

Gollan locks in J-Mac for Outback Barbie’s return

Trainer Tony Gollan has been quick to book James McDonald to replace the injured Blake Shinn on Outback Barbie in the Silver Shadow Stakes at Randwick

All Blacks target Pocock threat

All Blacks target Pocock threat

THE All Blacks have gone a year without having to worry about David Pocock but they’re on high alert for the return of the Wallabies back-row menace.

FFA concerns rejected in ugly standoff

FFA concerns rejected in ugly standoff

THE FIFA-backed group tasked with fixing Australian football’s governance crisis has rejected concerns from Football Federation Australia’s board.

Suns rule out chase for big-name player

premium_icon Suns rule out chase for big-name player

THE Suns won't chase big fish at season’s end, planning instead to rebuild without splurging on a marquee player the way the club did with Gary Ablett.

Cold betrayal in $6m star’s fall from grace

Cold betrayal in $6m star’s fall from grace

BEN Hunt was hailed as the best signing of the year after 12 rounds, but his decline after a ruthless axing has been staggering.

Swans to demand top 10 pick for Hannebery

premium_icon Swans to demand top 10 pick for Hannebery

IF midfielder Dan Hannebery is keen to join St Kilda, Sydney will ask the Saints for their prized top 10 draft selection in exchange.

BUMMER: Footy player runs nude through Imbil, cops fine

premium_icon BUMMER: Footy player runs nude through Imbil, cops fine

NO IFS, NO BUTTS: Police were forced to issue a fine when one player took his lap of shame through Imbil a bit too far

The toughest job in rugby league right now

premium_icon The toughest job in rugby league right now

RABBITOHS or Roosters for top spot? Can the Broncos shake off the Tigers? In a season of upsets, tipping in the NRL is a dangerous game — but we’re doing it.

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