News: Sport

Phil Gould calls for skin-tight jerseys to be banned after Mitchell Pearce pectoral injury

Thursday  10:02,   26 april 2018
Sporting News

Phil Gould has called for skin-tight NRL jerseys to be banned, believing they’re the cause of pectoral injuries such as the one suffered by Mitchell Pearce last weekend. The Newcastle halfback is set for an extended period on the sidelines after[...]

'I can get carried away': Goddard 'can't control' heated feedback

Thursday  09:57,   26 april 2018
The Age

Delivering feedback in an overly demonstrative fashion to teammates is something Essendon veteran Brendon Goddard admits he cannot control.Goddard was captured on TV involved in heated discussions with teammates David Zaharakis and Joe Daniher[...]

North's exit continues Roar AL clean out

Thursday  07:47,   26 april 2018
MSN

Brisbane defender Jade North is the latest veteran to depart as the A-League club rebuilds under coach John Aloisi. Brisbane Roar veteran Jade North is the latest to leave the A-League club as coach John Aloisi continues to rebuild the[...]

Powell-Pepper paid price for ex-AFL executives' misdemeanours: Koch

Thursday  07:11,   26 april 2018
WAtoday

Port Adelaide chairman David Koch has launched a sensational attack on the AFL for its handling of the Sam Powell-Pepper case. After a lengthy investigation by the AFL’s integrity department, Powell-Pepper was handed a three-game suspension on[...]

Trent Barrett: Salary cap clarity may lead to players being bought

Thursday  06:12,   26 april 2018
Sporting News

The Manly Sea Eagles coach fronts the mediaManly Sea Eagles coach Trent Barrett has fronted the media ahead of his side's clash against the Newcastle Knights on Friday[...]

Mansour booked for facial surgery

Thursday  06:11,   26 april 2018
Wide World of Sports

Josh Mansour will undergo facial surgery almost two weeks after the Penrith winger suffered the injury in their win over Gold Coast.The long wait is finally over for Josh Mansour after Penrith booked facial surgery for the injured Test[...]

GWS Giants return fire at Wayne Carey's 'pretty football' sledge

Thursday  05:06,   26 april 2018
Sydney Morning Herald

Toby Greene hits back at stinging rebuke that the Giants can only play "pretty football".Greater Western Sydney forward Toby Greene has hit back at criticism the club can only play "pretty football", telling critics to judge the Giants in[...]

Asensio seizes advantage for Real

Thursday  03:56,   26 april 2018
Sky Sports

Real Madrid hold the advantage in their Champions League semi-final tie with Bayern Munich after a 2-1 win in the first leg at the Allianz Arena.Real Madrid came from behind to seize a 2-1 Champions League first-leg lead over Bayern Munich courtesy[...]

Collingwood's Anzac Day win over Essendon highlights growing gap between two building clubs

Thursday  03:15,   26 april 2018
ABC News

Collingwood's Anzac Day win over Essendon highlights growing gap between two building clubsAlmost immediately, the brief flashpoint between two team-mates and leaders of the Bombers' side was held up as a literal representation of the team's[...]

St George Illawarra Dragons v Sydney Roosters: NRL confirms Bunker blunder in Nene Macdonald try

Thursday  00:55,   26 april 2018
Sporting News

Referees boss Bernard Sutton has confirmed what most NRL pundits and fans already knew after admitting Macdonald dived over for what appeared a spectacular try in the 69th minute but replays showed he lost the ball after a desperate cover[...]

Djokovic dumped out in Barcelona

Wednesday  17:02,   25 april 2018
Sky Sports

Martin Klizan produced a fine attacking display to shock Novak Djokovic 6-2 1-6 6-3 and reach the third round of the Barcelona Open.The defeat is a blow to Djokovic as he continues his recovery from elbow surgery and he must now reassess his[...]

ICC apologises as India rape guru tweet causes political row

Wednesday  16:55,   25 april 2018
AFP

Cricket's world governing body apologised Wednesday after leaving a sarcastic remark on a video showing Prime Minister Narendra Modi sharing a stage with an Indian guru convicted of raping a teenage girl. The International Cricket Council went[...]

Wenger admires Luis Enrique

Wednesday  16:02,   25 april 2018
Sky Sports

Arsene Wenger has spoken of his admiration for former Barcelona boss Luis Enrqiue but will have no say in his replacement at Arsenal. Wenger announced last week that his 22-year spell at Arsenal will end this summer and the search is already[...]

Roma condemn 'abhorrent behaviour'

Wednesday  15:11,   25 april 2018
Sky Sports

Roma say the actions of "a small minority" of their support in Liverpool on Tuesday have brought shame on the club. Merseyside Police have arrested two men from Rome on suspicion of attempted murder after a 53-year-old man was seriously[...]

Storm blitz humbles woeful Warriors

Wednesday  15:07,   25 april 2018
MSN

The 2017 NRL champions dented the Warriors confidence with four tries in seven minutes.His team emphatically answered that question on Wednesday night, blasting the Warriors off AAMI Park in a 50-10 victory, delivering a statement that they wouldn't [...]