National Sport

Sun 8 Dec 2019

Meninga's radical plan for 90-minute matches

premium_icon Meninga's radical plan for 90-minute matches

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga has approached the ARL Commission with a unorthodox proposal he believes could generate a financial windfall for the game.

Is Izzy worth it for the Broncos?

premium_icon Is Izzy worth it for the Broncos?

The Broncos could use his talent but not his baggage, writes MIKE COLMAN.

All out for eight: cricket records tumble

All out for eight: cricket records tumble

Maldives Women’s cricket team have suffered one of the worst defeats in sporting history, with nine of their players dismissed for a duck.

‘Would have been Tinder’: Ex-Saint married to PM

premium_icon ‘Would have been Tinder’: Ex-Saint married to PM

Jon Anderson meets the ex-St Kilda VFL footballer with a penchant for wacky eyewear who married a European Prime Minister and now rubs shoulders with the Queen.

Six times: uncanny leg gully saga continues

Six times: uncanny leg gully saga continues

Some cricketers go their entire careers without being caught at leg gully. One former Australian batsmen has done so six times this summer.

Sat 7 Dec 2019

Five-star Sydney demolish Roar

premium_icon Five-star Sydney demolish Roar

Sydney FC striker Adam LeFondre scored a hat-trick as his side ran rampant against a hapless Brisbane Roar outfit.

Champions - Queensland’s best swimmers compete in Gympie

premium_icon Champions - Queensland’s best swimmers compete in Gympie

Champions of all ages converge on Gympie Aquatic Centre for a 41C day of hot competition.

Strike Force Raptor warn NRL of Pacific Island gang threat

premium_icon Strike Force Raptor warn NRL of Pacific Island gang threat

Elite tactical police have warned the National Rugby League that a deadly grudge between warring Pacific Islander gangs is set to erupt in the stands in 2020.

Folau plots NRL comeback plan

premium_icon Folau plots NRL comeback plan

Rugby league boss Peter V’landys made it clear recently there is no place for Israel Folau in the NRL. But the sacked Wallabies star is determined to play.

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Wools-Cobb eager to press on at Open

premium_icon Wools-Cobb eager to press on at Open

Maroochy River’s Shae Wools-Cobb says he has exceeded all expectations by making his first Australian Open cut and is confident he can maintain the form.

Why Rugby Australia settled with Folau

Why Rugby Australia settled with Folau

Outgoing Rugby Australia chairman Cameron Clyne has revealed the reasoning behind the decision to settle the Folau 'gays going to hell' lawsuit out-of-court.

Monster go at colt surprises trainer

Monster go at colt surprises trainer

Rob Heathcote doesn’t want to put the mockers on smart youngster Mosshiki but cannot believe the support for the three-year-old heading into his Doomben run

Ponting compares world No.3 Kane Williamson to Steve Smith

Ponting compares world No.3 Kane Williamson to Steve Smith

When he first encountered Kane Williamson in 2011, Ricky Ponting didn’t rate his batting. The Kiwi skipper is now No.3 in the world and has Ponting's admiration

AFL captain demoted after supporter backlash

AFL captain demoted after supporter backlash

Port Adelaide have scrapped their ridiculed co-captaincy model after just one season, with their 2020 season skipper announced on Friday

Burgess’s salary wiped from Souths’ cap

Burgess’s salary wiped from Souths’ cap

Cashed-up South Sydney will be able to hit the market and spend big after Sam Burgess was given complete exemption from the salary cap

Radical NRL revamp labelled a ‘recipe for disaster’

Radical NRL revamp labelled a ‘recipe for disaster’

The NRL has revealed a host of changes that will shake up the sport in 2020 — but not everyone’s on board with all the big shifts

Ice hockey legend: how I ended up in bed with Cher

Ice hockey legend: how I ended up in bed with Cher

Sports legend Ron Duguay has “never been a kiss-and-tell type of guy” but has finally lifted the lid on a famous night with pop star Cher

Star’s rejection opens up Latrell lifeline

Star’s rejection opens up Latrell lifeline

Cronulla star Matt Moylan has rejected a move to the Wests Tigers, opening the door for the club to make another play for Latrell Mitchell

Grace Harris a star before she even bats or bowls

premium_icon Grace Harris a star before she even bats or bowls

With a television microphone strapped to her chest, Harris has been roaming entertainment show across the WBBL season.

Cummins: I wouldn’t turn down Test captaincy

premium_icon Cummins: I wouldn’t turn down Test captaincy

The calls for Pat Cummins to take over the Test captaincy from Tim Paine has received another high-powered vote of confidence.

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