National Sport

Thu 14 Nov 2019

Dudded XI: QLD’s hardest done by cricketers

premium_icon Dudded XI: QLD’s hardest done by cricketers

Joe Burns is finally getting another shot at Test cricket but it comes after he was ignored for entirely too long by the selectors.

Simmons slammed in ugly Sixers loss

Simmons slammed in ugly Sixers loss

They started the season with five straight wins but the 76ers have stumbled to a fourth loss in six games as Ben Simmons took the heat for another loss.

Sir Richard Branson on-board for Olympics push

premium_icon Sir Richard Branson on-board for Olympics push

Sir Richard Branson arrived on a baggage carousel with giant chopsticks in hand and surrounded by sushi to celebrate Virgin’s new Haneda route

Pressure gauge: The Socceroo who must stand up

premium_icon Pressure gauge: The Socceroo who must stand up

Ahead of Australia’s all-important World Cup qualifier against Jordan, we break down who is buzzing, who is struggling and who simply must lift.

It’s unfair: Paupers slam Kings’ stacked roster

premium_icon It’s unfair: Paupers slam Kings’ stacked roster

Coaches are accusing the NBL ladder leaders the Sydney Kings of splashing out massive amounts of cash on a roster that’s worth far more than any of its rivals.

‘Stop this madness’: Fenech’s dire warning

premium_icon ‘Stop this madness’: Fenech’s dire warning

Legendary fighter Jeff Fenech has revealed the frightening toll taken on fighters during sparring , calling on trainers and referees “to stop the madness”.

Gallen shortens as fighters weigh-in

Gallen shortens as fighters weigh-in

Barry Hall looks in frighteningly good shape but three in every four punters think he has no chance against Paul Gallen tomorrow.

Zlatan’s best farewell tweet yet?

Zlatan’s best farewell tweet yet?

Football superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s farewell messages are as spectacular as the goals he scores — and today’s was no exception.

Barrett to shape Panthers' attack

Barrett to shape Panthers' attack

New Panthers attack coach Trent Barrett will need to reshape Penrith’s attack with Nathan Cleary in 2020, after the departure of key playmaker James Maloney.

Bancroft earns shock call-up as Ashes flops axed

premium_icon Bancroft earns shock call-up as Ashes flops axed

Australian selectors have shaken up the Test squad for summer opener, discarding some Ashes failures ahead of what looms as a tricky series against Pakistan.

NRL star fights NSW bushfires as Tigers close in

premium_icon NRL star fights NSW bushfires as Tigers close in

Latrell Mitchell has been helping the bushfire effort back in his hometown and the Roosters star is also close to extinguishing speculation about his future.

Former premiership winner forced to retire at 28

Former premiership winner forced to retire at 28

Former Storm premiership winner and Knights hooker Slade Griffin has been forced to pull the pin on his rugby league career at the tender age of 28.

Slater scores early NRL win in Code War

Slater scores early NRL win in Code War

St Kilda has released a video of NRL legend turned assistant coach Billy Slater dumping an AFL great on his date during a heated training session.

Alan Jones’ dubious call on cricket star

Alan Jones’ dubious call on cricket star

The radio host has weighed in after Aussie young gun Will Pucovski asked not to be selected in the Test team on mental health grounds.

Kerr signs mega deal with European giant

premium_icon Kerr signs mega deal with European giant

Sam Kerr is set to take her game to even greater heights after the Matildas superstar signed one of the richest deals in female football history.

Frankfurt captain’s huge ban for flooring rival coach

Frankfurt captain’s huge ban for flooring rival coach

The captain of a German club who sparked a huge brawl after knocking a rival coach to the ground has been banned for the remainder of the Bundesliga season.

Broncos, Fifita set to cash in on Bali saga

premium_icon Broncos, Fifita set to cash in on Bali saga

Brisbane are prepared to make David Fifita the richest teenager in the club’s history with a huge contract offer set to be tabled.

Barry Hall’s partner labels ex-NRL star Gallen a ‘d***head’

premium_icon Barry Hall’s partner labels ex-NRL star Gallen a ‘d***head’

TV star Lauren Brant has lashed out at former NRL star Paul Gallen after watching on at the heated press conference ahead of the Code War boxing match.

Pucovski sidelined over mental health concerns

premium_icon Pucovski sidelined over mental health concerns

The immediate future of Australian batting prodigy again clouded after the young Victorian requested to not be considered for the Test series against Pakistan

Nadal’s unbelievable ‘1 in 1000’ comeback win

Nadal’s unbelievable ‘1 in 1000’ comeback win

Nadal has produced one of the most remarkable comeback victories of his career – and is set to deliver him an unbeatable lead in race to finish as world No.1.

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