National Sport

Thu 27 Feb 2020

Seibold: Broncos can’t afford to chase Ponga

premium_icon Seibold: Broncos can’t afford to chase Ponga

Broncos coach Anthony Seibold has revealed every club in the NRL wants Kalyn Ponga, but one important factor is keeping Brisbane from making a serious play.

Family and faith drive Hopoate’s dream

premium_icon Family and faith drive Hopoate’s dream

Manly rookie Albert Hopoate plans not only to follow his famous name into the NRL but also by embarking on a Mormon mission.

Fijian flyer firming for Dragons wing spot

premium_icon Fijian flyer firming for Dragons wing spot

Paul McGregor has made a big call ahead of the Charity Shield, with Mikaele Ravalawa set to start on a wing ahead of two popular SuperCoach cheapies.

‘Broke me’: Darren Jolly’s terrifying mental health spiral

premium_icon ‘Broke me’: Darren Jolly’s terrifying mental health spiral

Double-premiership star Darren Jolly seemed to have it all. But the AFL legend has revealed how his mental health spiralled and “broke” him

Wannabe surfers causing chaos on Coast

premium_icon Wannabe surfers causing chaos on Coast

Rogue board hire operators are dishing out beginner surfboards to wannabe surfers - and it’s putting everyone else at risk, business owners say.

Interview exposes Wilder as ‘lying coward’

Interview exposes Wilder as ‘lying coward’

Deontay Wilder’s “embarrassing” excuse for his loss to Tyson Fury has been thrown back in his face thanks to the work of internet sleuths.

Boomers in disarray as NBA contingent fall flat

premium_icon Boomers in disarray as NBA contingent fall flat

Australia’s NBA players, months out from joining forces to pursue a historic first medal at the Tokyo Olympics, are enduring a rough season.

Who’s better — Buddy or Carey?

premium_icon Who’s better — Buddy or Carey?

Sydney coach John Longmire was thrown a curly one — who is the better player between Wayne Carey and Lance Franklin? The answer was not a surprise.

Roughy’s ‘awkward grudge’ against replacement

premium_icon Roughy’s ‘awkward grudge’ against replacement

Hawthorn spearhead Mitchell Lewis thinks Hawk legend Jarryd Roughead had a “bit of a grudge” last season

Maroons DNA: Thorn’s vision is made in Red

premium_icon Maroons DNA: Thorn’s vision is made in Red

The Reds have made it their mission to ensure the Super Rugby squad is loaded up with homegrown talent like Josh Nasser.

Murray shuts down Geyer, slams Roosters rumours

premium_icon Murray shuts down Geyer, slams Roosters rumours

South Sydney star Cameron Murray determined to prove critics of his positional switch wrong, while addressing rumours linking him to the Sydney Roosters.

Sandpaper duo exorcise demons to destroy Proteas

premium_icon Sandpaper duo exorcise demons to destroy Proteas

Steve Smith and David Warner turned on the style with a pair of match-defining innings in a T20 humiliation of South Africa.

AFL rocked by CTE discovery in legend

AFL rocked by CTE discovery in legend

Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer, a late great legend of the AFL, has become the first ever documented case of CTE in the league’s history.

Maria Sharapova called me a virgin

Maria Sharapova called me a virgin

Maria Sharapova could be notoriously frosty at press conferences, including on her return to the game after a drugs ban, Dan King writes.

Big red flags on SuperCoach AFL guns

premium_icon Big red flags on SuperCoach AFL guns

Lachie Whitfield is one of the most popular picks in SuperCoach despite his known injury risk. And he’s not the only popular selection.

Who has biggest home ground advantage in AFL?

premium_icon Who has biggest home ground advantage in AFL?

Richmond has been nearly unbeatable at the MCG over the past three years but which other club has just as good a record at their home ground?

Steve Smith officially all the way back

Steve Smith officially all the way back

On the day he regained the mantle of No. 1 Test batsman in the world, Steve Smith exploded to lead Australia to a T20 series win in South Africa.

Tennis reacts to Sharapova bombshell

Tennis reacts to Sharapova bombshell

Maria Sharapova has been remembered as “the best after Serena” and “the player tennis needed” after announcing her retirement.

Wed 26 Feb 2020

Snakes rookie will be NBL finals X-factor

premium_icon Snakes rookie will be NBL finals X-factor

A rookie forward looms as the Taipans post-season x-factor with coach Mike Kelly now having another weapon to throw at the defending champions.

‘Disrespectful’: Kyrgios’ R-rated tirade

‘Disrespectful’: Kyrgios’ R-rated tirade

Nick Kyrgios bluntly told reporters he 'couldn’t give a f***' when asked about the Mexican crowd, who booed him off the court on Wednesday.

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