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Fri 25 May 2018

Inside the rise of Zorko the captain

premium_icon Inside the rise of Zorko the captain

FOR years AFL recruiters thought Dayne Zorko was too short to play AFL so he was overlooked at several drafts until the Lions finally gave him a chance. Now, he’s...

The NRL’s ‘worst million-dollar player’

premium_icon The NRL’s ‘worst million-dollar player’

ANTHONY Milford has again failed to justify his million-dollar price tag and Andrew McCullough missed the mark in his final Origin audition - here’s five things we...

Mundine offers ‘great guy’ Horn helping hand

Mundine offers ‘great guy’ Horn helping hand

AS Jeff Horn recovered on Thursday from a serious car accident he gained an unlikely friend who was more than willing to impart some advice for his world title war...

Day I asked Slipper if he used cocaine

Day I asked Slipper if he used cocaine

JAMES Slipper had a frontrow view of the damage Karmichael Hunt’s cocaine saga had on the Reds and the man himself, which is why this situation is so hard to...

Titans coach: Peats built for Origin

premium_icon Titans coach: Peats built for Origin

TITANS coach Garth Brennan has launched a passionate defence of Nathan Peats, saying his hooker is built for Origin and should be in the conversation for the...

Barty and Aussies handed horror French Open draw

Barty and Aussies handed horror French Open draw

A STRING of Australians have been thrown into the pathway of seeded opposition in a horror French Open draw, with Ashleigh Barty copping a nightmare early...

Stosur crashes out as Barty tunes up for Paris

Stosur crashes out as Barty tunes up for Paris

TOP seed Aussie Ashleigh Barty lived up to her star billing at the Strasbourg International by advancing to her maiden WTA clay-court singles semi-final.

Socceroos bolter given crucial clearance

Socceroos bolter given crucial clearance

THE Socceroos have been handed a pre-World Cup boost, with FIFA approving a switch of allegiencies that could fix a major problem area for Bert van Marwijk.

Report: Ferrari in illegal F1 storm

Report: Ferrari in illegal F1 storm

FERRARI is reportedly under scrutiny after concerns emerged it was using an illegal tactic to gain a unique advantage.

Aussie’s ‘radical’ left-field solution to stop Nadal

Aussie’s ‘radical’ left-field solution to stop Nadal

RAFAEL Nadal is the King of Clay and a hot favourite to win an 11th French Open title. But one Australian has devised a bizarre tactic he thinks could stop the...

Jimmy the Jet grounded as Eels’ season ends

premium_icon Jimmy the Jet grounded as Eels’ season ends

NSW aspirant and Brisbane centre James Roberts is likely to be ruled out of contention for the Origin opener after sustaining an achilles injury in Thursday night’s...

Bennett, Bellamy set for awkward meeting in Toowoomba

premium_icon Bennett, Bellamy set for awkward meeting in Toowoomba

ONE of the most awkward coach meet-ups in NRL is about to take place on the Darling Downs.

Eels’ season of misery sinks to new low

Eels’ season of misery sinks to new low

AS the Brisbane Broncos celebrated winning on Wayne Bennett’s historic night, the Parramatta Eels were left shell-shocked.

Broncos' Bellyache is Wayne's pain

premium_icon Broncos' Bellyache is Wayne's pain

Broncos need to usher in a coaching change. And that change should be in 2019, not the year after.

Thu 24 May 2018

History shredded in savage cricket storm

History shredded in savage cricket storm

TRIBUTES have flooded in as the cricket world remembers AB de Villiers’ biggest hits — and they don’t come much bigger than this.

Super Rugby teams: Shaken Reds name 2.06m teen

Super Rugby teams: Shaken Reds name 2.06m teen

A SHAKEN Reds outfit will field one of the youngest lock pairings in Super Rugby history against the Highlanders. The team announcement comes after news that Reds...

‘He squeezed my nipples pretty hard’

‘He squeezed my nipples pretty hard’

LUKE Hodge got up close and personal with former Hawthorn teammates when he suited up for the Lions against his old club.

De Villiers becomes Big Bash hot property

premium_icon De Villiers becomes Big Bash hot property

AB de Villiers’ retirement from international cricket has excited BBL fans. But there are significant barriers to him signing on as a Hurricane.

Suspended prison sentence handed to Colombian World Cup star

Suspended prison sentence handed to Colombian World Cup star

A SPANISH court has handed Monaco’s Colombian striker Radamel Falcao a suspended prison sentence and a $A13.9 million fine ahead of the World Cup in Russia.

McCullough’s not the man for Maroons

premium_icon McCullough’s not the man for Maroons

ANDREW McCullough is the frontrunner to replace Cameron Smith as Queensland’s hooker, but a left-field option at No. 9 is the way Queensland should go for State of...

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