National Sport

Wed 18 Sep 2019

Whitfield issues Giant rally cry after surgery shock

premium_icon Whitfield issues Giant rally cry after surgery shock

GWS Giants face taking on Collingwood without two of their biggest stars.

Crash: Pokies debacle shows Broncos’ lack of leadership

premium_icon Crash: Pokies debacle shows Broncos’ lack of leadership

The Broncos’ decision to play the pokies the night before a finals clash was no disaster — but leaving one of their teenage stars behind was not good.

Analysis: The pros and cons of the Wallabies ‘Pooper’ combo

Analysis: The pros and cons of the Wallabies ‘Pooper’ combo

Greg Martin has a blunt rationale as to why Australia’s selectors have got it right by reuniting David Pocock and Michael Hooper at the Rugby World Cup.

NRL demands answer from Burgess

premium_icon NRL demands answer from Burgess

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg has demanded answers from fiery South Sydney forward Sam Burgess following his explosive comments on his recent suspension.

Is Australia now ready for Smith to captain again?

premium_icon Is Australia now ready for Smith to captain again?

Whether or not Steve Smith should be restored to the Test captaincy when his two-year leadership ban ends in March is the biggest decision facing selectors.

What next for Greene?

premium_icon What next for Greene?

Toby Greene is off to the AFL Appeals Board. It doesn’t happen often. So how exactly does it work and what are his chances of success?

Roy still learning at 34

premium_icon Roy still learning at 34

WHEN Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler is your coach, you are never too old to learn. Just ask 34-year-old Brisbane Roar forward Roy O’Donovan

Positives, negatives of Parramatta Eels’ win

premium_icon Positives, negatives of Parramatta Eels’ win

The positives of going into the game with confidence — and potential negatives — and the key match-ups of the Parramatta Eels and Melbourne Storm game.

Surprise move that turned Tigers’ season around

premium_icon Surprise move that turned Tigers’ season around

A month into the season Richmond was reeling from injuries, with its entire leadership group out. Fortunately, Shane Edwards was still out there.

Fighting for his future

Fighting for his future

The $1 million man needs a big off-season to secure his long-term future at Red Hill.

‘Forgotten man’ joins Broncos exit queue

‘Forgotten man’ joins Broncos exit queue

On a day of major upheaval at the Broncos, reports claim captain Darius Boyd won’t play round one and star Jack Bird is free to leave.

How Pie regained his love for footy

premium_icon How Pie regained his love for footy

After some tough conversations with Nathan Buckley and the support of his family, Chris Mayne is back in love with football.

Beale: All Black day still haunts me

Beale: All Black day still haunts me

Kurtley Beale has never seen Semi Radradra in the flesh, but is ready to take down the Fijian giant as the Wallabies chase World Cup redemption.

Renault’s last gamble to keep Ricciardo

Renault’s last gamble to keep Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo has revealed an ambitious re-build is the key to Renault’s hopes of re-signing the Aussie star ahead of a wild contract year.

Magpies in ‘messy standoff’ with star

Magpies in ‘messy standoff’ with star

The contract conflict between Collingwood and Brodie Grundy is only getting messier, while the Dees have been urged to save for a big fish in 2020.

Boomers star reveals story behind snub

Boomers star reveals story behind snub

After playing himself to near exhaustion in heartbreaking defeats to Spain and France, Patty Mills was forced to endure one final awkward dagger.

Owners stunned after stewards overturn photo verdict

premium_icon Owners stunned after stewards overturn photo verdict

Connections of Great Fox have sought legal advice after Racing Queensland stewards overturned a controversial photo finish decision at Yeppoon.

Ashes fan gets exceptionally funny tattoo

Ashes fan gets exceptionally funny tattoo

This might be the best piece of sportsmanship from the entire Ashes. An Aussie fan lived up to a wild bet, despite our team retaining the urn.

Gallen to take on AFL legend

premium_icon Gallen to take on AFL legend

Paul Gallen’s rugby league career is barely over and the Sharks legend is already planning the next step as he lines up his next opponent in the boxing ring.

Kyrgios returns serve at Pat Rafter

Kyrgios returns serve at Pat Rafter

Nick Kyrgios continues to show no fear or favour for who he’s willing to go to war with — slamming Aussie tennis legend Pat Rafter.

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