National Sport

Mon 22 Jul 2019

Crash: Walters must meet Titans halfway

premium_icon Crash: Walters must meet Titans halfway

Gold Coast and Kevin Walters appear the perfect fit — but before any deal can be made, each side must make a move that goes against their better judgment.

White’s night points to an O’Connor comeback

premium_icon White’s night points to an O’Connor comeback

When James O’Connor runs out for the Wallabies in Brisbane on Saturday night he can thanks fellow comeback kid Nic White for paving the way.

Greenberg won’t make Coyne call

premium_icon Greenberg won’t make Coyne call

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg says the decision on Mark Coyne’s future isn’t his to make and stopped short of backing the under-fire NRL commissioner.

Tomic pursues legal action over Wimbledon fine

premium_icon Tomic pursues legal action over Wimbledon fine

Bernard Tomic’s Wimbledon fight looks set to hit the courts with the former world No.17 promising to donate any money to Australian charities.

Lions could ban member after Christensen abuse

premium_icon Lions could ban member after Christensen abuse

Brisbane Lions will consider stopping a supporter who racially vilified forward Allen Christensen from becoming a member in future.

Two sides of the Coyne argument

premium_icon Two sides of the Coyne argument

Long-time colleagues Robert “Crash” Craddock and Mike Colman have never had a disagreement - until now - as the Mark Coyne debate sees them come out swinging.

Death threats after swimming protest

Death threats after swimming protest

Mack Horton’s stance against China’s Sun Yang has turned nasty with his family and girlfriend being threatened via social media.

Aussie young gun signs with West Ham

premium_icon Aussie young gun signs with West Ham

She’s one of football’s brightest young stars and Jacynta Galabadaarachchi is set to realise her dream at West Ham after signing with the Hammers.

Double track success with added importance

premium_icon Double track success with added importance

JOCKEYS Mark Du Plessis and Ryan Maloney each collected a winning double at the latest Ipswich race meeting.

Why Horton deserves praise for podium protest

premium_icon Why Horton deserves praise for podium protest

All Australians should be proud of Mack Horton and his clapback at swimming drug cheat Sun Yang.

Rogers: Patience can swing Ashes in Aussies’ favour

premium_icon Rogers: Patience can swing Ashes in Aussies’ favour

Former Test opener Chris Rogers has warned Australia’s left-handed batsmen to be brave in playing the ball very late, or else risk being undone by the swinging...

Ratten ‘should never have been out of’ coaching game

premium_icon Ratten ‘should never have been out of’ coaching game

Master coach Alastair Clarkson says he’s for former assistant Brett Ratten after the caretaker coach led St Kilda to victory on the weekend.

Roosters confirm Flanagan’s signature

premium_icon Roosters confirm Flanagan’s signature

Kyle Flanagan is officially heading to the Roosters after Cronulla released the up and coming halfback from the final two years of his contract.

Ricciardo’s cold, hard facts for Red Bull

Ricciardo’s cold, hard facts for Red Bull

Aussie Daniel Ricciardo has put former team Red Bull under the pump with a suggestion the team hasn’t gone anywhere in five years.

Spooky curse turns AFL on its head

Spooky curse turns AFL on its head

A freaky ladder curse has been exposed by eagle-eyed footy fanatics, who have discovered the table hoodoo to end all footy hoodoos.

How AFL newcomers dodged drug bullet

How AFL newcomers dodged drug bullet

Ex-Gold Coast Suns coach Guy McKenna has revealed how the fledgling AFL franchise avoided an Essendon-style ASADA saga.

McGregor’s shoutout to Open champ

McGregor’s shoutout to Open champ

Conor McGregor paid tribute to fellow Irishman Shane Lowry after he claimed victory at The Open after a brutal final round.

Tour de France daredevil’s wild jump

Tour de France daredevil’s wild jump

The peloton faces all sorts of roadside distraction as it winds its way through France — but normally not from directly above.

Kiwis hail ‘big-game’ hunter Folau

premium_icon Kiwis hail ‘big-game’ hunter Folau

Noeline Taurua has hailed the mental strength of Maria Folau after she played a starring role in her side’s Netball World Cup final win over Australia.

Monday Buzz: Problem child highlights Sharks’ woes

premium_icon Monday Buzz: Problem child highlights Sharks’ woes

Characters like Andrew Fifita can be difficult to manage for even the most experienced coaches.

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