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'Ridiculous': Gould's take on Bennett link

Tuesday  10:06,   14 august 2018

Panthers general manager Phil Gould has given his view on speculation that Wayne Bennett is being lined up to take over at Penrith.Seven-time premiership coach Bennett has reportedly fallen out with Broncos CEO Paul White as the Brisbane club starts [...]
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Hayne facing tough call to remain an Eel

Tuesday  08:56,   14 august 2018

Parramatta Eels star Jarryd Hayne is facing a tough call to remain at the club when he comes off contract at the end of the season, according to Paul Gallen.Parramatta has a disappointing season but the Eels finally gave their fans something to[...]

John Hopoate set to learn rugby league ban

Tuesday  08:56,   14 august 2018

John Hopoate faces a lengthy ban from all involvement in rugby league when he appears before the NSWRL judiciary on Wednesday night.Rugby league bad boy John Hopoate is set to learn the length of his ban on Thursday following charges stemming from a [...]

Tennis - Serena dominates in return at Cincinnati Masters

Tuesday  08:00,   14 august 2018

Former world number one Serena Williams looked sharp in her return to the hardcourts after a week-long break, soundly defeating Daria Gavrilova 6-1 6-2 on Monday to advance to the second round of the Cincinnati Masters. Williams, who made the[...]

We see openly gay men in every aspect of Australian life, except on the sporting field

Tuesday  07:50,   14 august 2018

Australian rules football has always been a big part of my life, but from an early age I knew I had a conflict with the game. My earliest childhood memories revolve around footy, from playing in the backyard or going to Subiaco Oval with my [...]

Storm wary of NRL's free-wheeling Eels

Tuesday  07:50,   14 august 2018

Ahead of their Friday clash, Melbourne's Curtis Scott says Parramatta will want to beat the NRL champions to help end their disappointing season on a high.Melbourne are wary of a free-wheeling Parramatta already with an eye on next NRL season[...]

Johnson's worst fears realised, Nick Smith out for at least six weeks

Tuesday  07:30,   14 august 2018

Scans have confirmed that Alex Johnson has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Sydney were dealt more bad news with All Australian backman Nick Smith in danger of missing the rest of the season with injury.The setbacks will test[...]

Fierce rival defends Smith over dodgy tackle

Tuesday  07:17,   14 august 2018

There is no love lost usually between Cronulla and Melbourne, but Sharks captain Paul Gallen has defended Storm skipper Cameron Smith over a chicken wing tackle.Cronulla and Melbourne might have a fierce rivalry on the field but that hasn’t stopped[...]

Aussies claim Pan Pacs 10km silver, bronze

Tuesday  06:31,   14 august 2018

Australia's Kareena Lee has claimed silver and teammate Nick Sloman bronze in the Pan Pacs 10km open water swimming in Japan.Dolphins teammate Nick Sloman took bronze in a tight finish to the men's 10km at Hojo Beach, Tateyama, won by former[...]

'Absolutely appalled': Erin Molan apologises after The Sunday Footy Show mocked a former player over his weight

Tuesday  06:31,   14 august 2018

Channel Nine's Erin Molan has tweeted an apology to Dave Taylor after the Sunday Footy Show was accused of fat-shaming Dave Taylor, who now plays Central Queensland Capras.In the segment Dave Taylor was awarded 'Gutsy Player of the Week' and[...]

Demon Jesse Hogan out for the year with foot injury

Tuesday  06:11,   14 august 2018

Melbourne’s finals hopes have received a huge blow with key forward Jesse Hogan ruled out for the rest of the year due to a foot injury. The club confirmed on Tuesday that scans had revealed Hogan sustained a partial stress fracture of his navicular [...]

'Frustrated' Wilkinson out of Tahiti Pro

Tuesday  05:30,   14 august 2018

Matt Wilkinson says he's frustrated after he was handed an early-round exit on the World Surf League tour Tahiti Pro in Teahupo'o.The 29-year-old, who hasn't placed higher than ninth on the World Surf League tour this season, was beaten by[...]

Rugby - Forget World Cup, I want Bledisloe, says Genia

Tuesday  04:50,   14 august 2018

Australia scrumhalf Will Genia would never turn down a World Cup win if one came along but the Wallabies playmaker believes wresting the Bledisloe Cup away from New Zealand would be an even greater prize. Twice World Cup winners Australia have not[...]

NBA star's incredible donation to cancer patient

Tuesday  03:51,   14 august 2018

Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry has made an incredibly touching gesture by making a major donation to a golfer’s wife who is battling cancer.NBA superstar Stephen Curry has made an incredibly touching gesture by donating a whopping[...]

Genia wants Wallabies to wear Indigenous jerseys in every Test

Tuesday  02:32,   14 august 2018

As debate swirls around the power of the haka, Will Genia calls on Rugby Australia to consider making the Wallabies' Indigenous jersey a more regular fixture.As debate swirls in New Zealand over the modern value of the haka, the veteran Test[...]