National Sport

Sun 13 Oct 2019

May’s plan to prove critics wrong

premium_icon May’s plan to prove critics wrong

Steven May is intent on not repeating the same mistakes which curtailed his first year at Melbourne as he looks to become the linchpin of the Demons’ defence.

Roberson’s triple treat propels Phoenix rise

premium_icon Roberson’s triple treat propels Phoenix rise

South East Melbourne Phoenix have gone about proving they’re the real deal, the NBL’s new boys hammering Brisbane in their first-ever home game.

Familiar face gives new boys A-League lift-off

premium_icon Familiar face gives new boys A-League lift-off

Western United look like making good on their promise to challenge for the A-League finals in their first campaign judging by their win over Wellington.

Meninga wants sevens heaven for Nines

premium_icon Meninga wants sevens heaven for Nines

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga wants nines football to follow the lead of Rugby Sevens and set up tournaments all over the world in an effort to expand the game.

Wallabies to stick with running game

Wallabies to stick with running game

Michael Cheika committed to Wallabies' running style of play, but whether it will work against England in a Rugby World Cup quarter-final remains to be seen.

Santa Ana Lane ready to put on Everest speed show

premium_icon Santa Ana Lane ready to put on Everest speed show

The inclusion of brilliant speedsters like Redzel, Nature Strip and Sunlight should ensure Santa Ana Lane will get the hot pace he needs in The Everest.

Robinson and Talbot engaged on live TV at Bathurst

premium_icon Robinson and Talbot engaged on live TV at Bathurst

It will be a Bathurst never forgotten for Gold Coast power couple racing driver Liam Talbot and former Hi5 presenter Charli Robinson.

Wallabies to play as though careers on the line

premium_icon Wallabies to play as though careers on the line

Will Genia knows that after some patchy pool play and fiddling with positions, it’s time for Australia to step up as England and Eddie Jones loom large.

State of play: Which deals will get done?

premium_icon State of play: Which deals will get done?

With three days left before the trade deadline slams shut, several big names remain in limbo after requesting moves. Which deals will get done?

Insane records in Shield farce

Insane records in Shield farce

The Sheffield Shield grudge match between South Australia and Victoria has finally been put out of its misery — but only after some stunning records.

Rare Smith failure gives Queensland hope

premium_icon Rare Smith failure gives Queensland hope

What are the odds of Steve Smith failing with the bat - twice? The world’s best batsman enduring a rare off match has given Queensland hope in Shield clash.

Bathurst rocked by ‘scary’ poisoning moment

Bathurst rocked by ‘scary’ poisoning moment

A Supercars star has broken down in a scary moment that forced a lengthy delay to the Bathurst 1000 in a confirmed poisoning incident.

Fans erupt over ‘absolutely disgusting’ KO

Fans erupt over ‘absolutely disgusting’ KO

A SICKENING knockout left UFC fans incensed and slamming the referee for failing to step in sooner. He was later kicked off the card.

Brisbane boss lashes dud season

premium_icon Brisbane boss lashes dud season

Brisbane boss Paul White has slammed the club’s underperforming season in 2019, claiming “making the finals isn’t a pass mark for the Broncos”.

Footy’s biggest trade bombshells

premium_icon Footy’s biggest trade bombshells

Players nominating a trade destination has become commonplace but it wasn't always the wat. Here's some of the biggest shocks to have rocked past trade periods.

Strikers one step closer to A-League spot

premium_icon Strikers one step closer to A-League spot

The Brisbane Strikers have positioned themselves to become Queensland’s next A-League club after securing million-dollar Chinese investment

Slow death: revamped VAR’s ugly A-League debut

premium_icon Slow death: revamped VAR’s ugly A-League debut

Angry players, coaches and fans expressed their frustration at the long VAR delays plaguing Rd 1, with the A-League referees adviser forced to defend the system

Whincup Holden out hope for Bathurst crown

premium_icon Whincup Holden out hope for Bathurst crown

Scott McLaughlin is looking unbeatable at Bathurst but Jamie Whincup insists Sunday’s big race is a very different proposition to a single hot lap.

Bullets only scratching surface of potential

premium_icon Bullets only scratching surface of potential

Brisbane are flying high in the NBL but centre Matt Hodgson says the Bullets are still short of their best heading into Sunday’s clash with SE Melbourne Phoenix

Riewoldt sounds Tigers warning to rivals

premium_icon Riewoldt sounds Tigers warning to rivals

Richmond know how hard it is to win back-to-back premierships and the club will be better prepared this time around, according to Jack Riewoldt.  

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