National Sport

Wed 23 May 2018

‘Paying a guy that much, he should be under the bright lights’

‘Paying a guy that much, he should be under the bright...

ROOKIE Reds coach Brad Thorn wants to introduce a State of Origin attitude to his team, which explains the absence of Quade Cooper says All Black Lima Sopoaga.

Ange urges Bert to take Aussie duo to the World Cup

Ange urges Bert to take Aussie duo to the World Cup

FORMER Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou says it’s a no-brainer for his successor Bert van Marwijk to take both Daniel Arzani and Tim Cahill to the World Cup.

Langer’s early bid to bury ball-tampering demons

Langer’s early bid to bury ball-tampering demons

AUSTRALIA’S one-day squad will meet in Brisbane, where Justin Langer’s post-ball tampering vision will start to take shape ahead of next month’s England tour

Aussie honoured with game’s highest accolade

Aussie honoured with game’s highest accolade

AUSTRALIAN tennis legend Evonne Goolagong Cawley will join John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova aas a recipient of the one of the game's prestigious awards.

Folau firestorm is not a distraction: Cheika

Folau firestorm is not a distraction: Cheika

WALLABIES coach Michael Cheika insists Israel Folau’s views on homosexuality won’t be a distraction during the upcoming Test series against Ireland.

Bellamy shuts down $5m Broncos myth

Bellamy shuts down $5m Broncos myth

CRAIG Bellamy has broken his silence on the coaching storm engulfing him and Broncos mentor Wayne Bennett, setting the record straight.

Rockets steal a Western thriller

Rockets steal a Western thriller

THE Golden State Warriors' offensive juggernaut came to a shuddering halt late in game four as the Rockets reignited their NBA playoffs hopes.

English powerhouse still the richest team in the land

English powerhouse still the richest team in the land

MANCHESTER United may have finished second in the English Premier League this season but the club is top of the table in terms of overall value.

Grand slam curse: French flops eye 35-year first

Grand slam curse: French flops eye 35-year first

FRENCH tennis stars Richard Gasquet, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Gael Monfils hope to be their nation’s first French Open winner since 1983.

‘Under the pump’: Fearless Pakistan smell blood v England

‘Under the pump’: Fearless Pakistan smell blood v England

ENGLAND are keen for some home comfort after winless tours down under but Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur senses a huge opportunity ahead of a two-Test series.

Argentina suffer first big World Cup casualty

Argentina suffer first big World Cup casualty

ARGENTINA’S World Cup preparations have suffered a blow with goalkeeper Sergio Romero ruled out of the tournament with a knee injury.

Lions top Bullets in battle for young star

Lions top Bullets in battle for young star

THE Brisbane Lions have triumphed over the Brisbane Bullets in a cross-sport tug-o-war for talented basketballer Tom Fullarton but how long before he lines up?

‘Not going to happen’: Bennett won’t work with Bellamy

‘Not going to happen’: Bennett won’t work with Bellamy

WAYNE Bennett has declared he will never co-coach the Broncos with Craig Bellamy, but admits he has no control over whether Brisbane pushes him out the door.

Defiant Bennett reveals future without Broncos

Defiant Bennett reveals future without Broncos

A DEFIANT Wayne Bennett has made it clear he won’t let the Broncos’ future plans dictate how his career ends, and is open to offers from rival NRL clubs.

AFLW ‘joke’ a stain on women’s footy

AFLW ‘joke’ a stain on women’s footy

FOOTY legend Garry Lyon has blasted what he believes is a farcical aspect of women’s footy that discredits the entire AFLW.

Evert: Protect the field, seed Serena

Evert: Protect the field, seed Serena

FRENCH Open wrong to stick to WTA ranking list and not seed three-time champion Serena Williams for this year’s tournament, fellow American Chris Evert said.

Ricciardo can smile as Red Bull primed

Ricciardo can smile as Red Bull primed

IT’S crunch time for Ferrari in Monaco but Red Bull have the perfect opportunity to upstage everyone at the Monaco Grand Prix.

Chippie lands monster catfish the size of a shark

Chippie lands monster catfish the size of a shark

Mark Jorgensen couldn't believe his eyes when he reeled in an epic catfish off the Mackay Breakwater.

Lewis: Walker deserved punch in the face

Lewis: Walker deserved punch in the face

NRL star Luke Lewis says Dylan Walker — who had his eye socket broken by Curtis Scott’s fist — deserved to get belted.

Bennett breaks silence on Bellamy bomb

Bennett breaks silence on Bellamy bomb

WAYNE Bennett has spoken publicly after it emerged the Broncos were planning to axe him and sign Storm coach Craig Bellamy.

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