National Sport

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Nick Kyrgios declares himself a Wimbledon threat

Nick Kyrgios declares himself a Wimbledon threat

NICK Kyrgios has ended a five-match losing streak against Andy Murray after denying the former world No 1 in a gripping Fever-Tree Championships victory at Queen’s...

RUSH HOUR: Reporter groped during live cross

RUSH HOUR: Reporter groped during live cross

A STRANGER was caught brazenly grabbing a TV journalist’s chest and kissing her during a live broadcast from the World Cup.

Former NRL star reborn as WWE wrestler

Former NRL star reborn as WWE wrestler

RETIRED Broncos player Daniel Vidot has announced his transformation into a “Samoan Ghost” in the WWE, confirming he’s signed a three-year deal.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Standalone women's Origin the correct call

Standalone women's Origin the correct call

Some believe the NRL dropped the ball by not playing the women's State of Origin before the men. This is why they are wrong.

Cleary is struggling to cope with Origin challenge

Cleary is struggling to cope with Origin challenge

BLUES halfback Nathan Cleary has turned to James Maloney for advice ahead of Origin II, admitting the rep period is knocking him around more than expected.

All eyes will be on Milford if Samoa pulls shift

All eyes will be on Milford if Samoa pulls shift

ANTHONY Milford’s touted positional switch for Samoa to create plenty of interest in clubland with Wally Lewis among those questioning his fit at five-eighth.

Farewell ‘Chucky’: assault victim hangs up the boots

Farewell ‘Chucky’: assault victim hangs up the boots

Time ran out for Australian rugby sevens stalwart James Stannard, but he leaves the program convinced it’s in better shape than when he started playing

FIFA investigating ‘homophobic chanting’ by Mexico fans

FIFA investigating ‘homophobic chanting’ by Mexico fans

After being fined nine times for supporters’ homophobic chants during World Cup qualifying, Mexico is under investigation by FIFA for fan slurs

Tigers approve plan for Farah return: report

Tigers approve plan for Farah return: report

JUST 18 months after his departure, Robbie Farah could rejoin the Wests Tigers with the club reportedly approved a plan to bring the veteran hooker back.

Jones defiant while ‘pulling knives out of his back’

Jones defiant while ‘pulling knives out of his back’

FORMER Wallabies coach Eddie Jones says he is pulling knives out of his back having anticipated the turbulent period currently engulfing his England reign.

Fever heading back to simple game-plan

Fever heading back to simple game-plan

WEST Coast Fever midcourter Jess Anstiss admits players lost track of the team-first ethos in last week’s loss to Melbourne, and they have vowed to turn it around...

Showstopper: Old Dog up to new tricks

Showstopper: Old Dog up to new tricks

FORMER Bulldogs star Robert Murphy has always done things his way, so you can expect his new TV show to be a different type of offering, writes Terry Mallinder.

Gould says it's time for Bennett to go

Gould says it's time for Bennett to go

BRISBANE should pay out the final year of Wayne Bennett’s contract and farewell him at the end of the 2018 season according to Penrith supremo Phil Gould.

No. 1 again: Fed passes Nadal, extends stunning record

No. 1 again: Fed passes Nadal, extends stunning record

ROGER Federer is right back at No.1 in the ATP rankings, passing Rafael Nadal, as the Swiss great extends his incredible record atop men’s tennis.

Cordner’s message is simple: Go for the kill

Cordner’s message is simple: Go for the kill

BOYD Cordner was left in tears last year when the Blues committed a spectacular choke in Game Two. He’s imploring his team to heed the lessons of that game.

All Blacks great confirms Toulon move

All Blacks great confirms Toulon move

ALL Blacks winger Julian Savea will leave New Zealand at the end of the Super Rugby season to join French Top 14 club Toulon.

Injury toll sways to Aussie advantage

Injury toll sways to Aussie advantage

AUSTRALIA is set for a big-name inclusion when they take on England in the third ODI at Trent Bridge, while the hosts have been dealt a double blow.

Why teammate snubbed Ronaldo celebration

Why teammate snubbed Ronaldo celebration

IT MAY look like this star is cold shouldering Cristiano Ronaldo’s sensational goal, but there’s more to this photo than meets the eye.

Hayne pushing Pacific case for America

Hayne pushing Pacific case for America

FIJI playmaker Jarryd Hayne has lit the fuse ahead of the International Round saying Pacific Test would do more for the game in US than the top-tier nations.

Jarryd Hayne has a new American dream

Jarryd Hayne has a new American dream

NRL star Jarryd Hayne has revealed he wants to head back to the US — but this time, he doesn’t want to go there alone.

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