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Thurston's stunning admission on farewell tour

Tuesday  22:27,   14 august 2018
wwos.ninemsn.com.au

The Cowboys' frustrating season has forced Johnathan Thurston to look for the little victories on his NRL farewell tour as his career draws to its close.Saturday's clash with Cronulla will mark the North Queensland playmaker's final game in[...]
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Coote on outer as Green looks ahead

Tuesday  22:27,   14 august 2018
msn

Cowboys coach Paul Green has made it clear he will preference youth as he builds next year's squad, which is bad news for out-of-favour fullback Lachlan Coote.It comes after the out-of-favour Cowboys fullback asked for clarity around his NRL[...]

Barrett stops short of declaring he'll stay at Sea Eagles

Tuesday  19:32,   14 august 2018
smh.com.au

Manly players remained in the dark about Trent Barrett's future on Tuesday amid continued suggestions that he had already resigned and would walk away at the end of the season. As speculation intensified over the weekend about him quitting,[...]

Umpire Stops Baseball Game to Pull Live Moth Out of Ear With Tweezers

Tuesday  17:51,   14 august 2018
insideedition

The incident captured commentators' attention.A moth got stuck in the umpire's ear [...]

Details of Gaff-Brayshaw meeting revealed

Tuesday  17:34,   14 august 2018
wwos.ninemsn.com.au

Melbourne midfielder Angus Brayshaw has said that his brother Andrew and Andrew Gaff have met in person following the pair’s brutal altercation. Speaking on the AFL Exchange podcast, Brayshaw explained how the West Coast Eagles midfielder visited[...]

Storm forward Ryan Hoffman refuses to give up on NRL return

Tuesday  17:34,   14 august 2018
smh.com.au

Ryan Hoffman faces a race against time and his own body to recover from a serious hamstring injury.The 34-year-old second-rower has been diagnosed with a ruptured central tendon in his left hamstring, an injury which usually takes eight weeks to[...]

No room for cheap talk with stakes so high in Sydney derby

Tuesday  17:33,   14 august 2018
theage.com.au

The Giants are playing for a double chance while the Swans, such is the evenness of the season, are striving for a spot in the eight and a shot at the top four. There has not been this much on the line since the qualifying final in 2016, where the[...]

Usain Bolt's one bizarre request ahead of Central Coast Mariners trial

Tuesday  17:33,   14 august 2018
sportingnews

The sprint king is set to touch down in Sydney on Saturday and is expected to arrive alone before linking up with his agent, who is already in Australia.The eight-time Olympic gold medalist has committed to an indefinite training period with the[...]

Boyd's stunning show of loyalty to Bennett

Tuesday  16:57,   14 august 2018
wwos.ninemsn.com.au

Broncos captain Darius Boyd has shown his loyalty to coach Wayne Bennett by dodging an annual team event hosted by CEO Paul White.According to News Corp, the entire Broncos team was invited to an annual barbecue event at White's home, but minutes[...]

Australia keen to measure up against All Blacks

Tuesday  15:27,   14 august 2018
reuters

Australia keen to measure up against All BlacksWith Samu Kerevi and Tevita Kuridrani both ruled out of the tournament, the versatile Reece Hodge is tipped to be thrown the number 13 jersey and faces a baptism of fire in the position against the All[...]

Throwing up a googly: Warne questions Paine's captaincy

Tuesday  15:27,   14 august 2018
smh.com.au

Shane Warne is unsure whether Tim Paine should be Test skipper and offers a suggestion for the deputy role.Paine took charge of the Test side for the final match in South Africa in March after skipper Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner were[...]

Folau ready for Bledisloe aerial assault

Tuesday  14:08,   14 august 2018
msn

Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has no plans to modify his approach to aerial challenges in the Bledisloe Cup opener against the All Blacks. And the defiant Wallabies superstar is also vowing to attack the high ball with his customary vigour[...]

Federer steals Kyrgios' practice spotlight

Tuesday  13:20,   14 august 2018
wwos.ninemsn.com.au

Aussie tennis star Nick Kyrgios has had a hilarious back and forth with Roger Federer on social media after the champ stole his thunder on the practice courts.Kyrgios and the Swiss maestro were both practicing ahead of the Cincinnati Open, but[...]

Man learns family secret, kept for years, at grandfather’s funeral

Tuesday  12:56,   14 august 2018
honey.nine.com.au

Never spoke about his 'other' lifeHe found out his grandfather used to be a professional boxer, only learning the information during the man’s[...]

Steve Smith tops ICC Test batting rankings despite not playing a match since March

Tuesday  12:51,   14 august 2018
msn

Steve Smith may be limited to playing in twenty20 competitions around the world during his exile from international cricket, but that hasn't stopped him from climbing back to the top of the international Test batting rankings. Despite[...]