National Sport

Sat 17 Nov 2018

‘Grubby’ John Hopoate gives NRL the finger — again

premium_icon ‘Grubby’ John Hopoate gives NRL the finger — again

It was meant to be a match celebrating some of the NRL’s greatest legends, but John Hopoate poked fun at one the grubbiest incidents in the game’s history

Shock as period curses UFC star

Shock as period curses UFC star

UFC star Cynthia Calvillo has addressed the reason behind the scary scenes of her sickening weight cut that shocked the MMA world

Birchley eyes Millions with Neptune’s Spear

Birchley eyes Millions with Neptune’s Spear

Liam Birchley is eyeing off a third Karaka Millions with Neptune’s Spear, who landed some good bets to win the QTIS 2YO Handicap at Doomben

Stewards grill jockey Josh Parr over ride on Roheryn

Stewards grill jockey Josh Parr over ride on Roheryn

Jockey Josh Parr faced a stewards grilling that went so long it had to be adjourned to run race two after hot-pot Roheryn suffered a shock loss at Rosehill

Hayne sandwiched in NRL double-blow

Hayne sandwiched in NRL double-blow

Jarryd Hayne’s two NRL lifelines have gone cold on the uncontracted star days after revelations he is the subject of a NSW Sex Crimes Squad investigation

Milligan named new Socceroos skipper

Milligan named new Socceroos skipper

Veteran Mark Milligan will lead the Socceroos in next year’s Asian Cup after being named as the national team’s new captain

Collingwood set to swoop on academy gun

premium_icon Collingwood set to swoop on academy gun

Set to be signed by Collingwood, Isaac Quaynor grew up wanting to be an NBA star but soon realised he wasn’t tall enough so turned to Aussie rules football

Brain fade stalls Cameron Davis's Australian Open charge

Brain fade stalls Cameron Davis's Australian Open charge

Defending Australian Open champion Cameron Davis knows he could have been much deeper in red numbers if not for a series of sloppy lapses at The Lakes

Blinkers do the trick as Yogi goes the distance

Blinkers do the trick as Yogi goes the distance

Darren Weir was happy to win the Sandown Cup with Yogi but couldn’t help but wonder what could have happened if the stayer had gained a run in the Melbourne Cup

‘It’s insane’: radio hos blows up at racist caller

‘It’s insane’: radio hos blows up at racist caller

A New Zealand sports radio host has delivered an epic take-down of a “racist” listener who rang in to air some controversial views

Ben Simmons and Dante Exum square off for first time in NBA

Ben Simmons and Dante Exum square off for first time in NBA

Ben Simmons and Dante Exum have lived a childhood dream going head-to-head in an NBA game for the first time as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Utah Jazz

Burnt-out Smith retains hope at Australian Open

Burnt-out Smith retains hope at Australian Open

Young gun Cameron Smith has cited mental burnout as factor in his performance over the first three rounds of the Australian Open at The Lakes.

Stats that damn Australia’s scaredy bats

premium_icon Stats that damn Australia’s scaredy bats

Damning stats expose the crisis of confidence gripping Australia’s white ball batting ranks heading into Saturday night’s match against South Africa

Test hopefuls and incumbents flop

Test hopefuls and incumbents flop

Matt Renshaw has failed to press his claims for a Test recall while incumbents Shaun and Mitch Marsh have flopped with the bat

Growing up the son of a bum-poker

Growing up the son of a bum-poker

John Hopoate tarnished his family’s name by sticking his finger in the bottoms of NRL opponents. His son has revealed the heavy impact

Appleby, Baddeley only two Aussies to make cut at PGA event

Appleby, Baddeley only two Aussies to make cut at PGA event

Australia's Stuart Appleby and Aaron Baddeley have made the cut but find themselves slipping from contention in the RSM Classic on St Simons Island

Ellyse Perry to beat the males to 100 T20 internationals

Ellyse Perry to beat the males to 100 T20 internationals

Ellyse Perry will tomorrow become the first Australian and fifth male or female player from anywhere to bring up 100 Twenty20 internationals

Master blasters out for revenge against in-form SA

Master blasters out for revenge against in-form SA

There will be a point to prove for most of the Australian line-up when they take on South Africa in a one-off Twenty20 international on Saturday night

How Cooper won over Rebels coach

How Cooper won over Rebels coach

Despite his domination at club level, there were doubts over ex-Wallabies star Quade Cooper. So Rebels coach Dave Wessels flew to meet the one-time bad boy

Hype over ‘once-in-a-generation’ teen

Hype over ‘once-in-a-generation’ teen

All eyes will be on a host of Aussie young guns — led by Sam Walsh — this week when their professional sporting futures take shape.

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