News: Sport

Dragons relish familiarity for Anzac Day

Monday  16:06,   23 april 2018

Having not trained properly since their previous NRL game, the Dragons will rely on this season's most stable side when they take on the Roosters on Anzac Day.The timing of Anzac Day on a Wednesday this year has proven a nightmare for both the[...]

Concussed Roos ace Higgins recovering well

Monday  14:12,   23 april 2018

North Melbourne's Shaun Higgins is in good spirits but remains in hospital after being knocked out in the Kangaroos' AFL win over Hawthorn.The 30-year-old was knocked out cold in a sickening collision with Ryan Burton at Etihad Stadium, just [...]

Super Netball draws world's best, but questions raised over import policy after Diamonds' loss

Monday  14:07,   23 april 2018
ABC News

Super Netball's season two gets underway this weekend, in the shadows of Australia's shock Commonwealth Games loss to England and amid a debate over the merits of including international players in the league.Having just finished a really[...]

Hawk cited for alleged stomp, Mitchell breathes easy, Thomas sent to tribunal

Monday  14:07,   23 april 2018
Brisbane Times

Michael Christian reveals his findings after a dramatic weekend of footballSicily and Port Adelaide's Lindsay Thomas are both heading straight to the tribunal on Tuesday night after match review officer Michael Christian laid 12 charges from six[...]

Sterlo: Burgess needs to control his aggression

Monday  14:07,   23 april 2018
Wide World of Sports

NRL legend Peter Sterling has said that South Sydney Rabbitohs star Sam Burgess must control his aggression, following a second suspension of the season.Burgess is facing more time on the sidelines after a brutal hit on Canberra Raiders star Aidan[...]

All Blacks launch campaign amidst Israel Folau fallout

Monday  13:15,   23 april 2018

A new advert features All Blacks and Black Ferns fighting discrimination.A two-minute 'Diversity Is Strength' video has been produced and launched on Monday, in conjunction with principal sponsor AIG - perfectly answering three weeks of heated[...]

Aussie pilot Hall soars to victory in Cannes

Monday  12:56,   23 april 2018

<p>Hall crossed the lined with a time of 57.692 seconds to record his first victory since he started racing in the Edge 540 at the start of last season.</p>Australian pilot Matt Hall claimed victory in the second leg of the Red Bull Air Race[...]

Bogut the 'whole package' for trending NBL

Monday  12:21,   23 april 2018

The off-court skills of Andrew Bogut will serve the NBL just as well as his on-court prowess, according to his Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis.The first Australian No.1 NBA draft pick will suit up for the Sydney Kings this year, and his presence is[...]

Cricket Australia: Lights not out on Adelaide Test - yet

Monday  11:30,   23 april 2018

India has reportedly rejected a day-night Test in Adelaide but Cricket Australia remains hopeful the event will still go ahead.Cricket Australia remains hopeful the day-night Test in Adelaide will go ahead this summer despite claims India has[...]

Mark Geyer: Canterbury Bulldogs need to move Kieran Foran to hooker in spine reshuffle

Monday  11:00,   23 april 2018
Sporting News

Former Penrith forward Mark Geyer says the Canterbury Bulldogs need to move Kieran Foran to hooker to find more spark in attack. The Bulldogs were held to a 6-0 defeat by the Roosters in their round seven clash on Thursday night, despite enjoying 55 [...]

Aussie sprinter honoured for role in iconic Black Power salute

Monday  10:56,   23 april 2018

It's one of the most iconic and powerful images of the 20th century. Two African American sprinters, barefoot, with their heads bowed, each with a black gloved fist in the air, standing on a dais with Olympic medals around their necks: the Black [...]

Richmond suffer double injury blow ahead of Anzac eve clash

Monday  08:55,   23 april 2018
The Age

The Tigers' charmed run with injuries has finally come to an end.Richmond have been dealt a double injury blow with defender Nick Vlastuin and midfielder Josh Caddy ruled out of Tuesday's Anzac Day eve clash with[...]

Bulls prop cited for alleged Rebels bite

Monday  07:32,   23 april 2018

Bulls prop Pierre Schoeman must front the SANZAAR Foul Play Review Committee after being accused of biting Melbourne's Richard Hardwick in Super Rugby.Schoeman must front the SANZAAR Foul Play Review Committee with the case to be first[...]

Ex-NRL player allegedly in drunken rant

Monday  07:31,   23 april 2018
Wide World of Sports

Former NRL player Albert Kelly has been caught up in a foul-mouthed, drunken rant in a fast food restaurant in the UK, calling a woman a 's---' and a 'w----'.The former Cronulla and Gold Coast player is currently playing with Hull FC [...]

David Koch hits out at AFL over Powell-Pepper investigation

Monday  07:31,   23 april 2018
The Age

Port Adelaide chairman David Koch has demanded the AFL hand over the full report.Power chairman David Koch said the club had been handed a summary of the report into allegations over what transpired in a late-night incident involving Powell-Pepper[...]