National Sport

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Gordon called into Wallabies, Genia out for six weeks

Gordon called into Wallabies, Genia out for six weeks

WARATAHS halfback Jake Gordon has been called into Wallabies squad for series decider against Ireland after Will Genia was ruled out with broken arm.

Knight faces two-game ban, Warrior cops same fate

Knight faces two-game ban, Warrior cops same fate

NEWCASTLE second-rower Lachlan Fitzgibbon faces a maximum two-game NRL ban for dangerous contact while a Warriors star has accepted his charge.

Khawaja breaks silence on ODI dumping

Khawaja breaks silence on ODI dumping

ONLY two players have scored more domestic one-day runs than Usman Khawaja in the past four years, but the Queensland captain says he needs to do even more.

France win U20 World Cup, Junior Wallabies fifth

France win U20 World Cup, Junior Wallabies fifth

TEENAGER Jordan Joseph inspired France to a 23-14 victory over three-time champions England to claim a maiden World Rugby under-20 Championship title.

Slater under pressure to ‘help everyone’

Slater under pressure to ‘help everyone’

MAROONS coach Kevin Walters has thrown star No.1 Billy Slater the ultimate challenge ahead of State of Origin II.

Optus’ World Cup ‘nuclear option’

Optus’ World Cup ‘nuclear option’

IF THE World Cup streaming issues persist, Optus or maybe even the government, are going to have to do something drastic.

Bunnies bounce into outright favouritism

Bunnies bounce into outright favouritism

SOUTH Sydney have firmed as favourites to win the NRL premiership while fellow competition heavyweights the Panthers have eased.

German panic, Neymar’s unwanted record

German panic, Neymar’s unwanted record

WC Snapshot: Five of the top six nations in the FIFA rankings have played, and none has won. Meanwhile, Neymar makes return to the World Cup playing field.

Australia plummet to 34-year low

Australia plummet to 34-year low

BACK-TO-BACK defeats have Australia’s ODI team at its lowest point since 1984 and, bar a remarkable turnaround in form, there is more unwanted history ahead

Schwass calls for the AFL to ‘go back to 16 teams’

Schwass calls for the AFL to ‘go back to 16 teams’

FORMER North Melbourne premiership player Wayne Schwass says that he would remove both expansion clubs if he was in charge of the AFL.

Alonso’s epic feat on debut

Alonso’s epic feat on debut

FERNANDO Alonso arrived in Le Mans last week aiming to do what only five drivers had done before him - and he delivered in emphatic style.

Federer claims career-first with Open win

Federer claims career-first with Open win

EVEN at 36 Roger Federer is managing to do things he’s never accomplished before — even after a break during the clay-court season.

Dwyer sizes up Lightning strike

Dwyer sizes up Lightning strike

BENDIGO trainer Shaun Dwyer is daring to dream his exciting filly Miss Leonidas can deliver him another Group One Lightning Stakes.

Real reason behind Optus World Cup fail

Real reason behind Optus World Cup fail

OPTUS has become public enemy number one with sports fans across Australia with its poor World Cup coverage. But it’s not entirely to blame.

Lorenzo wins amid Catalunya carnage

Lorenzo wins amid Catalunya carnage

JORGE Lorenzo celebrated wildly in front of his home fans after leading home a crash-riddled field at the Grand Prix of Catalunya.

Socceroos skipper says penalty fiasco finished

Socceroos skipper says penalty fiasco finished

SOCCEROOS captain Mile Jedinak has called on his team to move on from the VAR fiasco that marred their loss to France as Denmark loom large.

Maroons name team to tackle Blues

Maroons name team to tackle Blues

QUEENSLAND coach Kevin Walters has confirmed Newcastle young gun Kalyn Ponga will make his debut for the Maroons after naming an 18-man squad for Origin II.

World Cup: Karl savages hopeless Optus

World Cup: Karl savages hopeless Optus

AUSTRALIA’S World Cup broadcasting service Optus Sport offered a landmark apology, but the issues persist and fans aren’t happy.

Sun 17 Jun 2018

Dave Reynolds soars in Supercars contention

Dave Reynolds soars in Supercars contention

HOLDEN’S Dave Reynolds made good on his promise to deliver in Darwin with a brave move at turn one giving him a win over championship leader Scott McLaughlin.

Frustrated Leckie lashes ‘diving’ French

Frustrated Leckie lashes ‘diving’ French

SOCCEROOS winger Mathew Leckie has taken aim at France's gamesmanship after Australia's heartbreaking loss to France, insisting it's a bad look for football.

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