National Sport

Wed 1 Apr 2020

Dogs gone: Schoolgirl sex scandal verdict is in

premium_icon Dogs gone: Schoolgirl sex scandal verdict is in

The NRL have come down hard on Canterbury players Corey Harawira-Naera and Jayden Okunbor for their involvement in the Port Macquarie schoolgirl sex scandal.

Boxer shows men how to hit women during isolation

premium_icon Boxer shows men how to hit women during isolation

Just how laugh out loud is it for a professional boxer to show men how to hit women during isolation? It all depends on how much you like Billy Joe Saunders...

Calls for NRL Grand Final series to be played in a week

Calls for NRL Grand Final series to be played in a week

Rugby league legend Mark Geyer is in favour of a three-game Grand Final series as part of a three-part plan to maximise profits and interest in a shortened season.

A-League cull continues as WSW stand down all staff

premium_icon A-League cull continues as WSW stand down all staff

Players left in contract limbo as Western Sydney Wanderers stand down entire workforce.

NBA legend’s ‘crazy’ $26k Fortnite bill

NBA legend’s ‘crazy’ $26k Fortnite bill

Kendrick Perkins’ credit card was declined when he went to the shops after his kids accumulated a monstrous bill from popular video game Fortnite.

No fans allowed? Send a plastic cutout of yourself instead

premium_icon No fans allowed? Send a plastic cutout of yourself instead

Fans from a club in Germany have come up with a novel way of getting behind their team, behind closed doors, once football restarts.

Big pay sacrifice ‘what was best for the game’

premium_icon Big pay sacrifice ‘what was best for the game’

Townsville netball star returns home to ride out the coronavirus wave

Careers in the balance as NRL stars head back to work

premium_icon Careers in the balance as NRL stars head back to work

With some of rugby league’s biggest names forced to re-enter the workforce, a host of players are facing an uncertain future due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Ricciardo’s golden isolation contests

Ricciardo’s golden isolation contests

Daniel Ricciardo and other high-profile Aussies have found a way to pass time in isolation with hilarious challenges.

Bush workout: A day in isolation with James Tamou

premium_icon Bush workout: A day in isolation with James Tamou

With all Australian sport now effectively in lockdown, The Daily Telegraph looks into how the NRL’s biggest names are training while in isolation.

Kent: NRL has no choice but to revive Gladstone plan

premium_icon Kent: NRL has no choice but to revive Gladstone plan

Trump promised to kickstart the economy again, saying “the cure is worse than the disease” - just as the NRL is finding.

Dad’s amazing lawn makeover pleases bored kids

premium_icon Dad’s amazing lawn makeover pleases bored kids

A cancelled sporting season mixed with a pinch of boredom was the perfect excuse for a dad to transform his backyard into a soccer field fit for a team.

NRL legend blasts ‘stupid’ AFL great

NRL legend blasts ‘stupid’ AFL great

A cross-code war of words has erupted between NRL hardman Mark Geyer and Kane Cornes after a stinging accusation the AFL great is “irrelevant”.

NRL in dogfight to protect players’ golden egg

premium_icon NRL in dogfight to protect players’ golden egg

Peter V’landys says the code’s greatest assets – the players – have suffered enough

Tue 31 Mar 2020

‘Bloody disappointing’: Top Roo slams Tassie rumours

premium_icon ‘Bloody disappointing’: Top Roo slams Tassie rumours

North Melbourne chairman Ben Buckley hasn’t missed suggestions his club could be on the move, calling it unnecessary and unwarranted rumour-mongering.

Rugby decimated by ‘toughest decision in game’s history’

premium_icon Rugby decimated by ‘toughest decision in game’s history’

Rugby Australia staff have been left devastated by the governing body’s decision to stand down 75 per cent of its employees as the game remains on the edge of financial...

Healy avoid jury duty for World Cup win

premium_icon Healy avoid jury duty for World Cup win

Australia’s star of the T20 World Cup final, Alyssa Healy, needed evidence to prove she had a valid reason for missing jury duty earlier this month.

Arrow will take a pay cut to move to Souths

premium_icon Arrow will take a pay cut to move to Souths

Titans star Jai Arrow has confirmed he will honour his contract with South Sydney in 2021, even if he needs to take a pay cut to do so.

Australia Test captain robbed for Maccas run

premium_icon Australia Test captain robbed for Maccas run

With contract announcements for Australia’s elite cricketers being delayed due, the last thing Test skipper Tim Paine needed stolen was his wallet.

Gilchrist: My isolation must-dos

premium_icon Gilchrist: My isolation must-dos

Cricket legend Adam Gilchrist has revealed his favourite shows, films that are sure to help Aussies bust their self-isolation blues.

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