National Sport

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Farewell ‘Chucky’: assault victim hangs up the boots

Farewell ‘Chucky’: assault victim hangs up the boots

Time ran out for Australian rugby sevens stalwart James Stannard, but he leaves the program convinced it’s in better shape than when he started playing

FIFA investigating ‘homophobic chanting’ by Mexico fans

FIFA investigating ‘homophobic chanting’ by Mexico fans

After being fined nine times for supporters’ homophobic chants during World Cup qualifying, Mexico is under investigation by FIFA for fan slurs

Tigers approve plan for Farah return: report

Tigers approve plan for Farah return: report

JUST 18 months after his departure, Robbie Farah could rejoin the Wests Tigers with the club reportedly approved a plan to bring the veteran hooker back.

Jones defiant while ‘pulling knives out of his back’

Jones defiant while ‘pulling knives out of his back’

FORMER Wallabies coach Eddie Jones says he is pulling knives out of his back having anticipated the turbulent period currently engulfing his England reign.

Fever heading back to simple game-plan

Fever heading back to simple game-plan

WEST Coast Fever midcourter Jess Anstiss admits players lost track of the team-first ethos in last week’s loss to Melbourne, and they have vowed to turn it around...

Showstopper: Old Dog up to new tricks

Showstopper: Old Dog up to new tricks

FORMER Bulldogs star Robert Murphy has always done things his way, so you can expect his new TV show to be a different type of offering, writes Terry Mallinder.

Gould says it's time for Bennett to go

Gould says it's time for Bennett to go

BRISBANE should pay out the final year of Wayne Bennett’s contract and farewell him at the end of the 2018 season according to Penrith supremo Phil Gould.

No. 1 again: Fed passes Nadal, extends stunning record

No. 1 again: Fed passes Nadal, extends stunning record

ROGER Federer is right back at No.1 in the ATP rankings, passing Rafael Nadal, as the Swiss great extends his incredible record atop men’s tennis.

Cordner’s message is simple: Go for the kill

Cordner’s message is simple: Go for the kill

BOYD Cordner was left in tears last year when the Blues committed a spectacular choke in Game Two. He’s imploring his team to heed the lessons of that game.

All Blacks great confirms Toulon move

All Blacks great confirms Toulon move

ALL Blacks winger Julian Savea will leave New Zealand at the end of the Super Rugby season to join French Top 14 club Toulon.

Injury toll sways to Aussie advantage

Injury toll sways to Aussie advantage

AUSTRALIA is set for a big-name inclusion when they take on England in the third ODI at Trent Bridge, while the hosts have been dealt a double blow.

Why teammate snubbed Ronaldo celebration

Why teammate snubbed Ronaldo celebration

IT MAY look like this star is cold shouldering Cristiano Ronaldo’s sensational goal, but there’s more to this photo than meets the eye.

Hayne pushing Pacific case for America

Hayne pushing Pacific case for America

FIJI playmaker Jarryd Hayne has lit the fuse ahead of the International Round saying Pacific Test would do more for the game in US than the top-tier nations.

Jarryd Hayne has a new American dream

Jarryd Hayne has a new American dream

NRL star Jarryd Hayne has revealed he wants to head back to the US — but this time, he doesn’t want to go there alone.

Blues rookie reveals secret to stopping Ponga

Blues rookie reveals secret to stopping Ponga

NSW have a blueprint for stopping Queensland sensation Kalyn Ponga, according to a Blues rookie.

Secret Cup weapon to break Roos

Secret Cup weapon to break Roos

DENMARK will draw on some intimate inside knowledge of the Socceroos camp when the two teams clash in the crucial Group C clash.

Australia’s opening riches causing headaches

Australia’s opening riches causing headaches

AUSTRALIA may have improved with the bat in the second ODI against England, but serious questions over the correct batting order remain.

Strong return earns Lion new deal

Strong return earns Lion new deal

LION Allen Christensen’s solid return from long-term injury has been rewarded with a new deal that will keep him at the club until the end of 2019.

Wallabies want answers about Irish tactics

Wallabies want answers about Irish tactics

IRELAND successfully negated Israel Folau’s aerial threat last weekend, but were their tactics legal? The Wallabies want answers before the series decider.

Image exposes ‘absolute disgrace’

Image exposes ‘absolute disgrace’

FOOTBALL legends went into meltdown when a World Cup controversy reared its ugly head to almost rob England.

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