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Thu 16 Jul 2020

‘No Melbourne Cup field’ lining up for NRL’s video bunker job

premium_icon ‘No Melbourne Cup field’ lining up for NRL’s video bunker...

NRL’s head of football Graham Annesley has revealed why video referees in the bunker have avoided the axe despite several dubious calls that may have affected the...

Backstabber: Truth about Seibold’s bitter feud with Madge

premium_icon Backstabber: Truth about Seibold’s bitter feud with Madge

There’s no love lost between Anthony Seibold and Michael Maguire and now former Souths boss Shane Richardson has lifted the lid on the NRL’s fiercest coaching feud.

Surfers make the most of 10-metre swells

Surfers make the most of 10-metre swells

There is not normally a ripple at Balmoral Beach or Shark Beach but surfers thrashed through three-to-four foot swell today whipped up by a low-pressure system.

Wed 15 Jul 2020

How Queensland will become an AFL state

premium_icon How Queensland will become an AFL state

Details have emerged on how the AFL competition will work when it relocates to Queensland, as Supercars teams follow suit and the NRL and A-League weigh a similar...

Football star slams ‘stupid, racist cowards’

Football star slams ‘stupid, racist cowards’

After a 12-year-old boy was arrested for sending the Premier League winger vile messages, Wilfred Zaha has made a desperate plea.

'All hail the woman who saved AFL season'

premium_icon 'All hail the woman who saved AFL season'

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk put up her hand and saved the AFL season, Mark Robinson writes.

Langer Cup 2020: Giant killers Ipswich SHS

premium_icon Langer Cup 2020: Giant killers Ipswich SHS

The elite Langer Cup schoolboy rugby league competition will start in two weeks, with Ipswich State High School happy to again wear the underdog tag.

AFL to move 100s of players and more games to Qld

premium_icon AFL to move 100s of players and more games to Qld

The AFL will move hundreds of players and officials to Queensland as the COVID outbreak in Victoria worsens with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk insisting the state could...

Sixers gamble on radical Simmons experiment

Sixers gamble on radical Simmons experiment

The Philadelphia 76ers are using the NBA quarantine bubble to work on a radical Ben Simmons shift that will make or break his team.

Is 26 games enough to captain an AFL club?

premium_icon Is 26 games enough to captain an AFL club?

Tom Doedee is just 23 and in his first year in Adelaide’s leadership group. He has oozed maturity and class every step of his football journey.

Footy under threat, but Swans still want 10k at SCG

premium_icon Footy under threat, but Swans still want 10k at SCG

As the NSW coronavirus crisis deepens, Sydney still wants to face the Gold Coast Suns in front of the biggest AFL crowd since footy resumed,

‘Stick it up your a***’: NRL coach blows up

‘Stick it up your a***’: NRL coach blows up

It’s the blockbuster NRL Grand Final rematch fans have been waiting for, but one coach is filthy over the hand his club has been dealt.

Broncos v Cowboys: Five factors that will decide Fifita’s fate

premium_icon Broncos v Cowboys: Five factors that will decide Fifita’s...

The Broncos haven’t heard a peep from David Fifita in almost a week. Does his silence mean a bombshell is about to be dropped on the NRL? Or is he just taking a breath?...

New Fifita blow rocks the Broncos

premium_icon New Fifita blow rocks the Broncos

Any confidence the Brisbane Broncos got from their win over Canterbury has been rocked by a latest setback for star forward David Fifita.

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Trump’s fury over ‘racist’ name demise

Trump’s fury over ‘racist’ name demise

Donald Trump unleashed at the Washington Redskins’ plans to scrap their nickname with the White House doubling down on his anger.

Greyhound trainer fights life ban amid ‘witch-hunt’ claims

premium_icon Greyhound trainer fights life ban amid ‘witch-hunt’ claims

A greyhound trainer who claims he was the victim of a witch hunt when he was banned for life for using sheepskin on a lure has won his bid to shorten the ban.

Sam Stosur and partner share baby joy

premium_icon Sam Stosur and partner share baby joy

Sam Stosur has welcomed a baby girl with her partner, Liz. The tennis ace says life in lockdown has been a “whirlwind”.

Mon 13 Jul 2020

Decision on Fifita future imminent

premium_icon Decision on Fifita future imminent

Where David Fifita’s future lies will be known by this weekend, with the Broncos star set to finally reveal where he plans to play.

Footy star’s terror: ‘He pulled out a shotgun and started yelling’

premium_icon Footy star’s terror: ‘He pulled out a shotgun and started...

A Gold Coast footballer brought up a milestone but it’s what happened before the first game that is the real story.

Tayla has been hitting the drag strip since she was 10

premium_icon Tayla has been hitting the drag strip since she was 10

Drag racing is in the blood of the Kelly family, with Tayla’s father Brett a regular competitor.

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