Track in perfect condition for racing

Monte Lago cruised to victory in the Datawave Internet & Computers Benchmark 45 Handicap at the Wondai Races on Tuesday.

It is set to be a great day of racing at Wondai on Saturday

Newly formed duo impresses world to win gold

WINNERS: Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar celebrate their victory.

Jocelyn Clancy is a very proud grandmother.

Season opens with speed

OFF AND RACING: The crowd looks on as the cars speed by.

Kingaroy speedway's season started with record-breaking times.

Learning through league

TOUGH MATCH UP: Samoa Qld win the scrum.

Rugby League Samoa Queensland played the Cherbourg Hornets.

Medals and PB's at states

TRAINING PAYS OFF: Matthew Rankin beside the track at the state championships.

Matthew Rankin won two bronze medals at the athletic state titles.

Passion leads to success

Taylor on the football field.

Taylor Watt is an avid sports lover.

Rider on track for future success

REVVED UP: Cordell Rogers at Kingaroy club day in August.

Kingaroy's Cordell Rogerson has been selected for program.

It's all Espargaro a-go-go at Phillip Island

Aprilia rider was the shock winner of the second practice session of the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix.

Mostert's run sets Gold Coast alight

V8 Supercars driver Chaz Mostert from Supercheap Auto Racing drives through a chicane during a practice session ahead of the Gold Coast 600.

Prodrive has bounced back from Bathurst 1000 despair.

Emotional Giants ruckman announces retirement

Veteran Giants star Shane Mumford takes part in a training session.

Shane Mumford will transition straight into a ruck coaching role.

Postecoglou opens up about his coaching future

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou says his focus is on his team's next two games.

Ange Postecoglou talks about his love for the job as Socceroos coach

Miller sets early pace at Phillip Island on return

Jack Miller was fastes in first practice at the Australian MotoGP

Jack Miller made a stunning return from a broken leg

Ingvall to skip this year's Sydney to Hobart

Ludde Ingvall celebrates taking line honours with Nicorette in the 2004 Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

Ludde Ingvall will miss this year's Sydney to Hobart yacht classic

Adelaide Lightning coach cleared of cancer

Adelaide Lightning coach Chris Lucas has returned to the club after undergoing cancer treatment.

Chris Lucas will be back the helm this weekend.

Skaife: Bathurst, the race like no other

Craig Lowndes, left, and Mark Skaife after winning the 2010 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.

Six-time winner MARK SKAIFE reflects on the enormity of Mt...

Justin O'Neill in 10-year tug-of-war between clubs

Justin O'Neill of the Cowboys scores a try against the Warriors in round 20.

Athletic prodigy was considered the equal of Greg Inglis.

How young Slater slipped though Cowboys' fingers

STORIED CAREER: Storm fullback Billy Slater during a training session in Melbourne this week.

Star ran around his Innisfail backyard in North Queensland jersey.

Russell Packer: from jail cell to uni graduate

Dragons player Russell Packer during the round 17 clash with the Titans.

"The boys would call me a nerd with my reading glasses on.”

Cameron Smith still shouldering the load

Melbourne Storm veteran Cameron Smith will play his 356th NRL game this weekend.

Phil Rothfield chats with the NRL's soon-to-be games record holder.

Hodkinson opens up on year tinged with tragedy

Trent Hodkinson of the Newcastle Knights in action.

He takes a breath and shakes his head. "It's been a tough year.”

Wallabies take note: How to beat the All Blacks

Sekope Kepu is tackled by Rieko Ioane during game 1 of the Bledisloe Cup at ANZ Stadium in Sydney

The Wallabies need to play like cornered animals again.

Craig Bellamy is worth $3 million

MORE SUCCESS: Storm coach Craig Bellamy after Melbourne's grand final win.

Craig Bellamy deserves to be the highest paid person in rugby league

Kent: Storm are good, but they're not the greatest

Overrated? ... the 2017 NRL premiership winners.

Timing is always essential when it comes to assessing great teams

Durkin: Class should live happily ever after

PRIZE: Storm captain Cameron Smith and Cowboys captain Gavin Cooper with the trophy at Luna Park in Sydney.

It is a fiction, a legend, a romance and a fantasy.

Ikin: 2017 vintage is best Storm side in this great club's history

GREAT CLUB: Storm coach Craig Bellamy has turned his club into one of the greatest sides.

"The Storm are now as the dominant franchise in our game”

AFL Grand Final: Dusty presents dilemma for Dimma

KEY MAN: Brownlow Medallist Dustin Martin prepares for the grand final.

Forward or midfield for Martin the choice for Richmond coach

Taylor relationship sealed the deal for Brennan on the Gold Coast

NEW REIGN: Garth Brennan.

GARTH Brennan was holding a trump card the entire time.

NRL draw for season 2018

Check out the full draw

NRL set to release fixture for season 2018

The NRL draw is just around the corner.
Source: The Daily Telegraph

Fans can expect some blockbuster matches in round one

Blindsided Molan denies backstabbing Fatty

Channel 9 rising star Erin Molan. Picture: Justin Lloyd

"For starters this is all news to me."

Angry bird dive-bombs the Irish

Ireland's strengthen and condition coach Kane Daniels (left) and two squad members are swooped on by a plover yesterday.

Irish World Cup preparations are interrupted by a swooping plover

Soward wants to coach in New York

Jamie Soward is dreaming of coaching in New York

Soward wants to be part of with New York's first pro league team

Richmond star identified in photo scandal

Tigers Grand Final medal controversy, Police probing topless photo of woman wearing Richmond Premiership medal.

Scandalous photo was distributed without woman's consent.

Bryce Gibbs' trade to Adelaide finally sealed

Bryce Gibbs is heading to Adelaide.

Bryce Gibbs is finally an Adelaide player.

Suns heading to Townsville for premiership points

The Suns have made North Queensland their home away from home with matches against such teams as Richmond being played in Cairns.

The Suns have played a match in Cairns for the past seven seasons

'We'll persist': Kevin Muscat not concerned by early losses

Thomas Deng of the Victory trains in Melbourne.

Only once has Melbourne Victory lost the first two games of season.

Fan punches player in Everton Europa loss

Everton's manager Ronald Koeman complains to referee Bas Nijhuis after a brawling Europa League between his side and Lyon.

Fan with child in his arms joins Everton-Lyon brawl

Roma fightback denies Chelsea win in Europe

Chelsea's David Luiz celebrates after scoring in the 3-3 draw with Roma.

Edin Hazard rescues point for Chelsea.

Defender a big miss, says Victory skipper

James Donachie has been sidelined with injury.

"He's actually in good spirits, as sad as it is”

Roar appoints former CEO to replace Kingsman

David Pourre is back in charge at Brisbane Roar.

FORMER Brisbane Roar CEO David Pourre has returned to the club

Border picks his Australia XI for first Ashes Test

Matthew Wade should get the keeper's role for the first Ashes Test, says Allan Border.

Allan Border makes his choice for Ashes opener.

Renshaw Australia's X-Factor, says Adam Gilchrist

Australia's Matthew Renshaw could be the star of the Ashes, says Adam Gilchrist.

Adam Gilchrist believes Matt Renshaw could Ashes star.

Handscomb well prepared to take heat in the Ashes

Peter Handscomb says playing in heat in Bangladesh has prepared him for a hot summer series.

Handscomb prepared for heat of the Ashes

Everything you need to know about the 2017 Women's Ashes

Some of Australia's players for the women's Ashes series (from left) Alyssa Healy, Nicole Bolton, captain Rachael Haynes and Ellyse Perry

The women's Ashes series starts this Sunday

Australia's spinning stocks suffer blow ahead of Ashes

Steve O'Keefe's Ashes availability took a blow after breaking a finger in Sydney grade cricket. Photo: AFP

O'Keefe ruled out for the next six weeks with a broken finger

Diamonds cement top spot with clean sweep

"We put everything out there in those last four games”

It's Kiwis and us for Games gold

Australia's Caitlin Bassett (centre) says it will be a Diamonds-New Zealand final for the netball gold medal at next year's Commonwealth Games.

Bassett says it's Australia and New Zealand for Games gold medal

Perfect start for Sunshine Coast Lightning, says coach

Lightning players celebrate their win in the Super Netball grand final over the Giants in June.

Grand final rematch perfect start for Lightning.

Super Mum back to play Super Netball

Laura Geitz (second from right) is making a return to Super Netball.

Laura Geitz to make netball comeback.

Bruce pumped by playing in front of Aussie fans

Courtney Bruce (centre) defends against Maria Tutaia of New Zealand in the netball Constellation Cup between New Zealand and Australia on Sunday

Courtney Bruce is delighted to be back in front of Aussie fans

It's elementary for Watson - keep improving

Liz Watson says the Diamonds will take confidence out of their win in the first Constellation Cup match.

Liz Watson says Diamonds need more improvement in cup games

Fired-up Diamonds 'itching' to seek redemption

Caitlin Bassett wants the Diamonds to get back on track against the Kiwis.

Diamonds have fire in belly to get revenge on Kiwis.

Japanese raider out of Cup, fighting for life

"I'd be very surprised if he raced again”

Plenty to admire in Japanese Cup raider

FORM HORSE: Craig Williams riding Admire Deus during a trackwork session at Werribee

"Best credentialed horse ever to leave Japan”

Super Cash will be on the money

Jockey Katelyn Mallyon says Super Cash is in fine shape for Saturday's Group 2 Schillachi Stakes at Caulfield.

Super Cash is primed for a shot at the Schillachi Stakes

Vega Magic to conquer Everest in $10m sprint

JUST MAGIC: Trainer David Hayes with his Everest hope Vega Magic.

Form guru says Vega Magic will win the $10 million The Everest

Redzel's ready to reach his Everest

Redzel, ridden by Hugh Bowman, in action at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney.

Colt looks the one to beat

Bowman won't name his Cup target

Jockey Hugh Bowman won't be rushed on choosing his mount in this year's Melbourne Cup.

Tiberian's connections want Bowman to decide on Cup ride

Waller amazed at how Winx has gone to a new level

Trainer Chris Waller with Winx after another win.

Waller stunned at how Winx has developed from underdog to champion

Internationals show some pride in Presidents Cup defeat

A SUPERB singles display from the International team was not enough as America won the Presidents Cup for a seventh straight time.

Rookie wins final tournament but Thomas earns bonus

Justin Thomas shows of the FedEx Cup and Xander Schauffele (right) of the Tour Championship trophy after the season-ending tournament in Atlanta.

ROOKIE Xander Schauffele won the final tournament.

Katherine Kirk comes up just short in major championship

Katherine Kirk plays a shot on the 4th hole during the final round of the Evian Championship.

KATHERINE Kirk said she was happy despite missing a major.