National Sport

Fri 13 Dec 2019

Cup atmosphere tense as stars get physical

premium_icon Cup atmosphere tense as stars get physical

Emotions bubbled over on the opening day as controversial US player Patrick Reed and Internationals star Cameron Smith were involved in a ‘love tap'.

No sentiment as Matildas adjust to new world

premium_icon No sentiment as Matildas adjust to new world

Six months ago Katrina Gorry was part of the Matildas World Cup squad.

The magic of Marnus knows no bounds

premium_icon The magic of Marnus knows no bounds

By now, we realise Marnus Labuschagne is capable of special things. But there’s one statistic which reminds us just how purple his patch of form is.

Bosnich: Blood, sweat and tears required

premium_icon Bosnich: Blood, sweat and tears required

After 10 rounds of the competition, the crystal ball that I looked into at the start of the season when asked to make my predictions is looking a little murky.

Freakish prediction in 81-year Aussie first

Freakish prediction in 81-year Aussie first

Australia was hoping Steve Smith would be the man the nation could rely on but the most unlikely star has taken the mantle — and run with it.

Thu 12 Dec 2019

Taipans and Perth produce another blockbuster

premium_icon Taipans and Perth produce another blockbuster

For the third time this season, the Perth Wildcats and Cairns Taipans have manufactured a memorable NBL contest.

Team USA can’t follow valiant Tiger’s lead

premium_icon Team USA can’t follow valiant Tiger’s lead

Tiger Woods gave Team USA a perfect start on the opening day of the Presidents Cup with a sterling display that was the only bright spot for the Americans.

Coach Fowler still learning

premium_icon Coach Fowler still learning

Roar coach Robbie Fowler is still learning about the A-League coaching game as he attempts to dig Brisbane out of their current hole

No signs of lingering disappointment from runners-up

premium_icon No signs of lingering disappointment from runners-up

Assistant coach Lenny Hayes said he’s noticed some real buoyancy in the group.

The one thing United star won’t mention

premium_icon The one thing United star won’t mention

The Kings revelled in their drought-breaking defeat of Melbourne in Sydney earlier this month, but an early trend in that game killed United’s hopes.

Zefara warning for ‘overtrained’ Horn

premium_icon Zefara warning for ‘overtrained’ Horn

Michael Zerafa says Jeff Horn’s marathon training efforts won’t stop him from suffering another beating when the pair face off in Brisbane next Wednesday night.

Aussies in strife as Warner falls to all-time screamer

Aussies in strife as Warner falls to all-time screamer

Joe Burns out after failing to review LBW decision. David Warner falls to spectacular caught and bowled.

Daley tops list for NYC league team

premium_icon Daley tops list for NYC league team

Rugby league is headed to the Big Apple, with New York’s inclusion in England’s League One set for approval.

Write them off at your peril

premium_icon Write them off at your peril

New Zealand great Ian Smith expects the Black Caps to win at least one Test and possibly the series, writes Phil Dillon

Official name for NQ Stadium revealed

premium_icon Official name for NQ Stadium revealed

There was Dairy Farmers Stadium, 1300SMILES Stadium and now the North Queensland Stadium has an official name.

Essendon pre-season injury crisis deepens

premium_icon Essendon pre-season injury crisis deepens

Yet another Bomber has joined the likes of Dyson Heppell, Michael Hurley and David Zaharakis on the injury list.

Footballer charged with domestic violence assault

Footballer charged with domestic violence assault

NRL veteran and former Origin player Josh Reynolds plans to “vigorously defend” domestic violence charges levelled by NSW Police.

The top 10 sports teams of the decade

premium_icon The top 10 sports teams of the decade

We are almost at the end of what has been an incredible decade of sport. Who will be No.1 team?

Smith named South Africa’s director of cricket

Smith named South Africa’s director of cricket

Former South African skipper Graeme Smith has been announced as director of cricket on a three-month deal.

Boxing legend ‘fighting for his life’

Boxing legend ‘fighting for his life’

A Hall of Fame boxer who shocked the world back in 1978 now finds himself in his toughest fight with his wife asking for prayers.

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