National Sport

Tue 26 Mar 2019

Legends’ doomsday sandpaper suspicions

Legends’ doomsday sandpaper suspicions

Aussie cricket legends Mark Taylor, Ian Chappell and Ian Healy have voiced their private fears about the buried truth of the ball-tampering scandal.

McGregor’s retirement bombshell

McGregor’s retirement bombshell

Superstar Conor McGregor has stunned the UFC world by announcing his retirement from the sport completely from out of the blue.

Barty on brink of spot in world’s top 10

premium_icon Barty on brink of spot in world’s top 10

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is the last hurdle to Ash Barty making sure of her first entry into the world’s top 10.

Photo that buries cricket villain

Photo that buries cricket villain

The cricket world is tearing itself apart arguing over the most controversial act in the game — but an image shows even legends are dead wrong.

Star breaks silence on savage sledge

Star breaks silence on savage sledge

Rabbitohs star Cody Walker has opened up about the aftermath of a spicy confrontation that led to criticism of his “disrespectful” sledge.

New recruits give Dogs more bite

premium_icon New recruits give Dogs more bite

Marcus Bontempelli has praised the influence of experienced recruits Sam Lloyd and Taylor Duryea after the pair starred in the Bulldogs' opening-round win.

Jensen gets Cowboys’ mission impossible

premium_icon Jensen gets Cowboys’ mission impossible

Corey Jensen looms as the man to fill Jason Taumalolo’s big shoes after the Cowboys confirmed their Tongan lock would miss up to 10 weeks with a knee injury.

Winx v Clapper for old times’ sake

premium_icon Winx v Clapper for old times’ sake

He’s chased her tail many times and trainer Pat Webster says it’s only fitting Happy Clapper chases Winx in her farewell race, the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

Bulldogs bloodletting begins as Pay wields axe

premium_icon Bulldogs bloodletting begins as Pay wields axe

Canterbury coach Dean Pay will wield the axe for the Bulldogs’ clash against the Tigers on Sunday with at least four players dropped after winless start.

Finch form ends potential Paine plan

premium_icon Finch form ends potential Paine plan

Aaron Finch had been struggling to find form until back-to-back centuries ended discussion about his role as Australia’s ODI captain.

Buttler did it: Why Ashwin’s Mankad was fair play

premium_icon Buttler did it: Why Ashwin’s Mankad was fair play

Some cricket greats were quick to condemn Ravi Ashwin and his Mankad of Jos Buttler. But the English batsmen only has himself to blame: Robert Craddock.

Racist abuse hurled at England’s football stars

Racist abuse hurled at England’s football stars

English players subject to racial abuse in their 5-1 Euro 2020 qualifying victory over Montenegro with coach calling for a UEFA investigation.

Is Tiger recruit solution to Suns injuries?

premium_icon Is Tiger recruit solution to Suns injuries?

Former Richmond midfielder Corey Ellis could be rushed into the Gold Coast side following injuries to David Swallow and Ben Ainsworth.

Roosters' boss warns against ‘dangerous’ expansion plan

premium_icon Roosters' boss warns against ‘dangerous’ expansion plan

Roosters chairman Nick Politis has cautioned the NRL against its proposed compulsory relocation for clubs declaring: “You have no right.”

‘Get on with it’: Dragons captain cops reality check

‘Get on with it’: Dragons captain cops reality check

NRL great Michael Ennis says Gareth Widdop needs to get on with the job of playing fullback for the Dragons following the English star’s recent comments.

All Blacks captain removed from cotton wool

All Blacks captain removed from cotton wool

There was some good news for the Crusaders after a difficult 10 days when All Blacks captain Kieran Read was declared available to play.

Cripps rockets into Brownlow frame

premium_icon Cripps rockets into Brownlow frame

Carlton co-captain Patrick Cripps has rocketed into the Brownlow Medal frame after collecting 32 disposals in the club’s round one loss to Richmond.

We’re shattered for Tommy: Greenwood

premium_icon We’re shattered for Tommy: Greenwood

Hugh Greenwood reveals Tom Doedee’s parents have barely missed a game in two years and he’s shattered his good mate is now facing a year out of football.

Ex-Origin star almost dies from drug overdose

premium_icon Ex-Origin star almost dies from drug overdose

The life of the former Knights star Jarrod Mullen has spiralled out of control following a near-fatal drug overdose.

Furious Flanagan denies knowing about cap rorts

premium_icon Furious Flanagan denies knowing about cap rorts

Banned coach Shane Flanagan has furiously denied he is to blame for the salary cap scandal that has crippled the Cronulla Sharks.

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