National Sport

Wed 1 Jul 2020

Super Rugby saved as players reach pay deal

premium_icon Super Rugby saved as players reach pay deal

Australia’s domestic Super Rugby competition will proceed as planned this weekend following an end to the code’s drawn out pay deal.

Culture crisis destroying proud history

premium_icon Culture crisis destroying proud history

These are the reasons behind the Broncos’ dramatic fall from one of Australia’s top sporting franchises to NRL cellar-dwellers.

‘Naked’ footballer smacked with multi game ban

premium_icon ‘Naked’ footballer smacked with multi game ban

Collingwood star found half naked by police has been hit with a heavy sanction by the AFL for breaking return-to-play COVID-19 protocols.

Olympic golden girl faces court on drug charges

premium_icon Olympic golden girl faces court on drug charges

Sixteen years ago she won Australia’s first gold medal in her sport in 80 years, now she’s faced a southeast Queensland court on stealing and drug charges.

‘Looking ripped’: How Inglis is preparing for UK move

premium_icon ‘Looking ripped’: How Inglis is preparing for UK move

NRL star Greg Inglis is “training the house down” as he prepares to join the UK’s Warrington Wolves, casting aside any doubts that he would be taking his foot off the...

Tue 30 Jun 2020

AFL stars investigated for COVID breach

AFL stars investigated for COVID breach

Two of Collingwood’s biggest stars are under investigation after reportedly breaching the AFL’s coronavirus protocols last weekend.

State of Origin poised for shock move overseas

premium_icon State of Origin poised for shock move overseas

For the first time in 33 years, State of Origin rugby league could be taken overseas should the historic Adelaide fixture be cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Bennett erupts in savage Broncos, Seibold spray

premium_icon Bennett erupts in savage Broncos, Seibold spray

Wayne Bennett wanted to stay silent as the Broncos bumbled their way through 2020, but constant jibes from the club over his tenure has forced his hand.

Broncos issues go deeper than playing talent

premium_icon Broncos issues go deeper than playing talent

A year ago league Immortal Andrew Johns tipped the Broncos to win the premiership. Now they’re in the most troubled state of their history.

Sun 28 Jun 2020

Melbourne could become the Sunshine Coast Storm

premium_icon Melbourne could become the Sunshine Coast Storm

Storm’s planned two week stay in Maroochydore could be extended beyond the halfway point of the season if the rate of infection fails to fall in Victoria.

Broncos boss weighs in on Seibold future after Titans debacle

premium_icon Broncos boss weighs in on Seibold future after Titans...

Brisbane's fifth consecutive defeat has turned up the heat on Anthony Seibold, who admitted he was powerless to stop the board sacking him.

Sat 27 Jun 2020

How Nick Kyrgios became the leading force of common sense

premium_icon How Nick Kyrgios became the leading force of common sense

From supporting the bushfire efforts and now condemning Novak Djokovic’s carefree approach to COVID, Australia’s bad boy of tennis is transforming into someone truly...

The ultimate code war and a chance to end age old debate

premium_icon The ultimate code war and a chance to end age old debate

As a player I often wondered what it might be like to face the Wallabies. Today’s Kangaroos may now get the chance to scratch that itch against one of the most iconic...

NRL’s top referee stood down over COVID-19 scare

premium_icon NRL’s top referee stood down over COVID-19 scare

The NRL’s top referee Gerard Sutton has been forced into isolation after a positive coronavirus case at his child’s high school in Sydney.

Emotional locker room address for sad players

Emotional locker room address for sad players

A trio of footy heavyweights have been captured giving a stirring address to a downcast squad of players. WATCH HERE!

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Bin Laden cutout appears in sports crowd

Bin Laden cutout appears in sports crowd

The cardboard cutout debate has resurfaced after the world’s most notorious terrorist was spotted in the crowd of a professional sporting event.

"Idiot" Klopp's 10-step guide to greatness

"Idiot" Klopp's 10-step guide to greatness

Five years ago Liverpool’s manager was a laughing stock when he led his players in a raucous celebration of a draw. Now they’re champions

Grand final hero brutally dumped

Grand final hero brutally dumped

Richmond have failed to fire in the two games since the season returned and it forced them to be ruthless at the selection table.

Cowboys star ‘ashamed’ of output

premium_icon Cowboys star ‘ashamed’ of output

With pressure mounting on the Cowbys to ge their season back on track, star winger Kyle Feldt admits he is “ashamed” of the way he has been performing.

Inside story: Why Pies, Hawks really missed out on Lynch

premium_icon Inside story: Why Pies, Hawks really missed out on Lynch

The fight to sign Tom Lynch came down to three of the AFL’s powerhouse clubs. One pitch took a quirky turn, while another was complicated by a TV ambush.

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