National Sport

Wed 23 Oct 2019

‘Ifs, buts and maybes don’t get you the trophy’

premium_icon ‘Ifs, buts and maybes don’t get you the trophy’

Shane van Gisbergen and Garth Tander won’t get distracted by the Bathurst controversy as they look to get back on winning track on the Gold Coast this weekend.

Buckenara: Scary Lions set for another golden era

premium_icon Buckenara: Scary Lions set for another golden era

In the not near future, Brisbane could have 23 players on their list Gary Buckenara rates as either A or B graders. That’s a scary proposition for their rivals.

Stop Maclaren! Adelaide target in-form marksman

premium_icon Stop Maclaren! Adelaide target in-form marksman

Melbourne City star Jamie Maclaren enters TWednesday night's FFA Cup final in stunning form. Needless to say, Adelaide have stressed the need to close him down.

Loving Gaby set to light up the night

Loving Gaby set to light up the night

Trainer Ciaron Maher expects filly Loving Gaby to bounce back from her best when she takes on the older horses in the Group 1 Manikato Stakes at The Valley.

‘I’m worried’: Concern over Holmes gamble

‘I’m worried’: Concern over Holmes gamble

Valentine Holmes has reportedly agreed to a rich deal with the Cowboys — but one NRL legend has warned against the multi-million dollar gamble.

Legend sure Miller will fire up in front of home fans

premium_icon Legend sure Miller will fire up in front of home fans

Aussie Jack Miller is having his best MotoGP year to date and one former champion is confident that will translate into glory at Phillip Island this weekend.

Mid-flight note brings star to tears

Mid-flight note brings star to tears

An anonymous note slipped to a tennis star in the middle of a flight has brought tears to the player’s eyes with an incredible gesture.

Ballistic Boy zeroes in on $1m target

Ballistic Boy zeroes in on $1m target

Eagle Farm trainer Chris Anderson admits the $1m Bondi Stakes is an ideal target for his promising three-year-old Ballistic Boy.

Massive NRL player swap mooted

Massive NRL player swap mooted

Sharks fullback Matt Moylan has emerged as a key man in the Tigers attempts to move on wantaway forward Ryan Matterson.

NBA start sparks insane sports bonanza

NBA start sparks insane sports bonanza

Kayo Sports celebrates the 21st US sports equinox with week long streaming bonanza

‘The world has changed’: Lloyd calls for whip ban

premium_icon ‘The world has changed’: Lloyd calls for whip ban

Record-breaking owner Lloyd Williams has urged Australian racing authorities to be “proactive” and ban the use of whips.

‘Sultry’ Olympics logo creates a stir

‘Sultry’ Olympics logo creates a stir

Trust the French to get everyone hot and bothered by combining three symbols to form an extremely sexy logo for the 2024 Olympics.

Tue 22 Oct 2019

What really happened on infamous ‘pokies’ night

premium_icon What really happened on infamous ‘pokies’ night

Brisbane players were slammed for a late night poker machine session before their loss to Parramatta, but Payne Haas says those reports are way off the mark.

England coach drops spying bombshell

England coach drops spying bombshell

Eddie Jones has hit out at his rivals after levelling a serious accusation ahead of England’s semi-final showdown against New Zealand.

Chooks move to ward off poachers from pen

premium_icon Chooks move to ward off poachers from pen

On-field success comes with a price and the Roosters are facing the reality of not being able to keep all of their star-studded roster as rival clubs circle.

'Big O' a locked-in Lion

premium_icon 'Big O' a locked-in Lion

Towering Brisbane big man Oscar McInerney has been elevated off the club’s rookie list as the Lions re-signed another young gun and a veteran utility.

Avilius back on track after scare

Avilius back on track after scare

Stewards have cleared Avilius to race in the Cox Pate, while the forecast for rain later in the week is another good sign for the former race favourite.

‘Hungry’ Starc ignites Aussie pace debate

premium_icon ‘Hungry’ Starc ignites Aussie pace debate

He’s a matchwinner and in rare form — but will Australia pick Mitchell Starc to start the summer?

False dawn of Socceroos’ ‘Golden Generation’

premium_icon False dawn of Socceroos’ ‘Golden Generation’

A study aimed at unlocking the secrets of Australia’s ‘Golden Generation’ of footballers has uncovered some stark findings.

Whincup wants less pain in rain

premium_icon Whincup wants less pain in rain

Jamie Whincup admits he’s endured a tough season to be sitting fifth overall heading into the GC 600 but he’s determined to finish the year at full throttle.

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