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Fri 21 Feb 2020

Mercedes’ mystery wheel rocks F1

Mercedes’ mystery wheel rocks F1

Lewis Hamilton appears to have been gifted another leg-up on his rivals after Mercedes unveiled a radical new addition to its car for 2020

Bombers target Bellamy for explosive expansion plans

premium_icon Bombers target Bellamy for explosive expansion plans

Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy has backed calls for the Brisbane Bombers to become the NRL’s 17th team in 2023.

Warner: Abusive fans need to look in the mirror

premium_icon Warner: Abusive fans need to look in the mirror

David Warner has turned the blowtorch back on South African fans who resort to personal insults, calling for ‘respect’ from those on both sides of boundary rope

Reynolds gives Holden fans a reason to smile

premium_icon Reynolds gives Holden fans a reason to smile

Holden driver Dave Reynolds has flown the flag for the once mighty Aussie brand in the first practice session for the Adelaide 500.

Five players Sam Burgess can’t wait to watch

premium_icon Five players Sam Burgess can’t wait to watch

With season 2020 just around the corner, former South Sydney enforcer Sam Burgess runs the rule over the players he can’t wait to see when the NRL season starts

Reds’ own Pooper combination to be unleashed

premium_icon Reds’ own Pooper combination to be unleashed

The Queensland Reds have a luxury that no other Australian Super Rugby team enjoys with their twin turbos to be deployed Saturday night against the Sunwolves.

Tall Blacks upset rookie Boomers

premium_icon Tall Blacks upset rookie Boomers

The Boomers had six debutants in their squad and New Zealand’s Tall Blacks took full advantage to record an upset victory in their Asia Cup qualifier.

Collective might of sport stands with host nation

premium_icon Collective might of sport stands with host nation

As Australia readies for its Women’s T20 World Cup campaign, its players know they have the support of hosts of fellow female sportswomen.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

Why Eels coach loved Parra’s Nines pain

premium_icon Why Eels coach loved Parra’s Nines pain

Mitchell Moses was slumped on the turf in despair after Parramatta lost their Nines semi-final. Here’s why Brad Arthur was loving it.

NRL stars’ ‘uplifting’ offer to bully victim

NRL stars’ ‘uplifting’ offer to bully victim

NRL stars have reached out to Aussie bully victim Quaden Bayles with an amazing message after his mum’s heartbreaking video stunned the country.

Tim Paine lets fly at England’s hypocrisy

premium_icon Tim Paine lets fly at England’s hypocrisy

Australian skipper Tim Paine says Ben Stokes’ recent hostile response to crowd abuse in South Africa proves England like to dish it out but can’t take it.

‘My heart stopped 12 or 13 times every night’

premium_icon ‘My heart stopped 12 or 13 times every night’

When Kate McCarthy was a kid, her heart would stop more than a dozen times per night and her days were riddled with what were thought to be seizures.

Extreme measures in place to protect Warner and Smith

premium_icon Extreme measures in place to protect Warner and Smith

Stadium management at Johannesburg’s ‘Bullring’ will beef-up security and tech to target would-be abusers of Steve Smith and David Warner for T20 clash.

Titans’ legend backs pocket rocket to shine

premium_icon Titans’ legend backs pocket rocket to shine

As NRL players grow bigger and more powerful than ever, Gold Coast hero Preston Campbell says the little guy can still have a big effect.

Chasing Hero status among a golden generation

premium_icon Chasing Hero status among a golden generation

Shadow Hero will be aiming to continue to an impressive family pedigree in the Hobartville Stakes but is up against a talented field.

Panthers’ rookies in three-way fullback fight

premium_icon Panthers’ rookies in three-way fullback fight

Dylan Edwards’ ankle injury was a big blow for Penrith but now opportunity knocks for three rising stars to grab the chance of facing the Sydney Roosters.

Race for the halves heats up in Cairns

premium_icon Race for the halves heats up in Cairns

“He’s purring”: Valentine Holmes raring to go as Drinkwater and Clifford vie for halves spot.

NRL SuperCoach death match: Experts rate best halves

NRL SuperCoach death match: Experts rate best halves

With only one solid cheapie in the halves, KFC SuperCoaches are forced to go funky. Our experts debate the best selections.

The five best Maroons fullbacks in history

premium_icon The five best Maroons fullbacks in history

Who is the best ever fullback for the Maroons? VOTE NOW.

Ricciardo, Renault debut radical new looks

Ricciardo, Renault debut radical new looks

F1 fans may have thought Daniel Ricciardo was driving the Batmobile as Renault arrived in 2020 with a bang on day one of testing.

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