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Mariners down spoon favourites Phoenix

Friday  17:25,   23 february 2018

Danny De Silva has scored the only goal for Central Coast who rise to eighth on the table and leave Wellington rock bottom after their Gosford A-League clash.Danny De Silva popped up in first-half injury time to score a goal that might end up saving [...]

Rebels thrash Reds to open Super season

Friday  14:22,   23 february 2018

<p>Will Genia has shown his class to steer Melbourne to a 45-19 Super Rugby win over the Queensland, with the Reds' Scott Higginbotham sent off early.</p>Much was made during the pre-season about the influx of Western Force talent from the [...]

Luke Beveridge denies media ban, slams media's 'sense of self-entitlement'

Friday  13:37,   23 february 2018
The Age

Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has dismissed claims he has been on a self-imposed media ban since the end of last season.Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has dismissed claims he has been on a self-imposed media ban since the end of last[...]

Lever backed to handle AFL trade scrutiny

Friday  13:08,   23 february 2018

High-profile Melbourne recruit Jake Lever will play against North Melbourne in Saturday's pre-season match.Jake Melksham has backed Jake Lever to cope with the intense focus that's coming this season, saying he's an old head on young[...]

Arnold twins could make rugby history

Friday  13:07,   23 february 2018

Richie Arnold's move to the Brumbies from the defunct Western Force could lead to Super Rugby history being created with twin brother Rory on Saturday. The Brumbies are not quite at full-strength, with Wallabies prop Scott Sio recovering from [...]

Ex-NFL player doing 'a reverse Jarryd Hayne'

Friday  13:06,   23 february 2018
Wide World of Sports

Jarryd Hayne made waves when he left the NRL to pursue a career in the NFL in the United States. Now meet the American who wants to make it in rugby league.Jarryd Hayne made waves when he left the NRL to pursue a career in the NFL in the United[...]

Rugby-Walden brace helps Highlanders beat Blues in thriller

Friday  13:06,   23 february 2018

Inside centre Teihorangi Walden scored two tries when the Auckland Blues were reduced to 14 men to give the Otago Highlanders a 41-34 victory in their Super Rugby clash in Dunedin on Friday. The Highlanders trailed 31-24 when Blues replacement[...]

French figure skater changes costume in the middle of a program

Friday  11:52,   23 february 2018
For The Win

She skated to Beyonce in her short program.Here, she stopped mid-program for a music change, from Chopin to C2C, and a costume[...]

NRL knocked back Lockyer tribute: Brisbane

Friday  11:51,   23 february 2018

The NRL have set a precedent by backing a Johnathan Thurston-Cameron Smith testimonial, Brisbane boss Paul White says.Brisbane chief executive Paul White has revealed the NRL knocked back their request for a Darren Lockyer testimonial and believes a [...]

Australia's Lynn avoids surgery after another shoulder injury

Friday  11:51,   23 february 2018

Top-order batsman Chris Lynn will not require surgery to stabilise his right shoulder after he dislocated it on Wednesday while diving in the field against New Zealand, Cricket Australia said on Friday. The 27-year-old has had three surgeries on his [...]

Bayliss qualifies third in Aust Superbikes

Friday  09:50,   23 february 2018

Josh Waters has claimed pole position for the opening round of the Australian Superbikes, with Troy Bayliss third quickest.Bayliss, 48, clocked a fastest lap of one minute 45.093 seconds on Friday aboard his[...]

Titans to be NRL's new entertainers

Friday  09:22,   23 february 2018

Halfback Ash Taylor says Gold Coast can be the NRL's new entertainers with coach Garth Brennan giving them licence to play ad-lib football in 2018. They were last year's strugglers but halfback Ash Taylor says Gold Coast can be the NRL's new[...]

Hawkes snatches NZ PGA lead from Campbell

Friday  09:21,   23 february 2018

Tasmanian golfer Simon Hawkes has surged into the lead at the New Zealand PGA Championship, heading Kiwi Ben Campbell by one stroke after the second round. Overnight leader Ben Campbell has slipped into second place at the NZ PGA Championship in[...]

Norway curlers to get Russia's doubles bronze in Pyeongchang

Friday  09:21,   23 february 2018

<p>Norway's mixed doubles curlers team will be awarded the bronze at a ceremony at the Pyeongchang Olympics after the medal was stripped from the Russian pair for doping earlier this week, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on[...]

Quicks dominate in Australia tour opener

Friday  08:01,   23 february 2018

Australia closed at 3-87 against South Africa A in their opening tour match, having dismissed the home side for 220 in Benoni.Australia's pace attack ripped through the South Africa A batting line-up in their tour-opener - Pat Cummins took four[...]