Steve Smith bowed to the inevitable but his absence from the Aussie line-up will only be fleeting, with the superstar pinpointing game he wants to come back in.
Lance Franklin will make his return for the Swans when he runs out for his 300th game alongside retiring premiership heroes Kieren Jack and Jarrad McVeigh.
The brutality of the Ashes series continued following Steve Smith’s withdrawal as two more players were struck in nasty fashion.
Sam Burgess has hit back at Anthony Seibold’s bizarre remarks about the Rabbitohs’ attack and accused the Broncos coach of pushing his own agenda.
The Lions can end three droughts this weekend, eyeing breakthrough wins at the MCG and against the Tigers and a first minor premiership in more than a century.
The Chris Waller-trained Nature Strip staked his claim for a slot in The Everest with a super trial behind two-time Everest champ Redzel. WATCH THE TRIAL
Australian batsman Travis Head will be wearing the protective stem guards on his helmet in the third Test but not just for the reason most probably expect.
Josh Reynolds isn’t thinking about what might happen at the end of the season - his world has shrunk down to the Tigers' do-or-die clash with the Knights.
Kickers in the NFL aren’t known for laying big hits. One Aussie rookie clearly didn’t get that memo with a bone-jarring tackle.
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang could be looking at a heavy sanction, but his team have made an extraordinary move ahead of his doping trial.
RONDA Rousey has shown off the truly gruesome injury that almost cost her a finger while filming her TV drama. Warning: Graphic
'It's the real deal for sure. It really feels like an ocean wave as it pushes along the reefs here. I am so stoked!'
Brisbane have suffered a major blow in their push for a final spot after the NRL judiciary outed Tevita Pangai Jr for five weeks for dangerous contact charge.
Retiring North Queensland legend Matt Scott has been hospitalised after suffering a mild stroke on Sunday.
Joe Root warns it’s only the start after the cricketing world was left in awe by the short-ball barrage dished out by England debutant Jofra Archer at Lord’s.
What Brisbane have lost in youthful fire they have gained in experience, with Matt Gillett and Alex Glenn confirmed to face South Sydney on Saturday night.
Suns veteran Michael Rischitelli will bring his 16-year AFL career to an end when he plays lines up against GWS this Saturday at Metricon Stadium.
Ross Lyon has spoken out on his sacking at Fremantle in an “eccentric” press conference and revealed his immediate future involves a major US University.
Newcastle are on the lookout for a new coach, with two former teammates of Nathan Brown and a rookie among the frontrunners for the job.
Rabbitohs star Sam Burgess and Cowboys gun Jason Taumalolo have been named to play but remain in doubt for their respective Round 23 clashes. FULL SQUADS HERE