National Sport

Wed 23 May 2018

‘Paying a guy that much, he should be under the bright lights’

‘Paying a guy that much, he should be under the bright...

ROOKIE Reds coach Brad Thorn wants to introduce a State of Origin attitude to his team, which explains the absence of Quade Cooper says All Black Lima Sopoaga.

Holt’s plan to revive misfiring Bullets

Holt’s plan to revive misfiring Bullets

STEPHEN Holt has vowed to lift Brisbane off the bottom of the NBL ladder after the Bullets confirmed the US import would be back in club colours for the upcoming...

Tallis: Why it’s time for Bennett to go

premium_icon Tallis: Why it’s time for Bennett to go

THREE weeks ago, the Broncos held an old boys’ lunch. Much of the conversation among the ex-players was around the direction in which the club is headed. And many...

Giant from Down Under to make his mark

Giant from Down Under to make his mark

A SURREAL physical specimen with a famous family lineage is taking the first steps towards stamping his authority in the NBA.

Watson whacks Bombers: ‘They didn’t do their jobs’

premium_icon Watson whacks Bombers: ‘They didn’t do their jobs’

JOBE Watson has called out his former club for being ‘negligent on multiple levels’ leading up to the Essendon supplements saga that derailed his career and cost...

Ange urges Bert to take Aussie duo to the World Cup

Ange urges Bert to take Aussie duo to the World Cup

FORMER Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou says it’s a no-brainer for his successor Bert van Marwijk to take both Daniel Arzani and Tim Cahill to the World Cup.

Langer’s early bid to bury ball-tampering demons

Langer’s early bid to bury ball-tampering demons

AUSTRALIA’S one-day squad will meet in Brisbane, where Justin Langer’s post-ball tampering vision will start to take shape ahead of next month’s England tour

Aussie honoured with game’s highest accolade

Aussie honoured with game’s highest accolade

AUSTRALIAN tennis legend Evonne Goolagong Cawley will join John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova aas a recipient of the one of the game's prestigious awards.

Folau firestorm is not a distraction: Cheika

Folau firestorm is not a distraction: Cheika

WALLABIES coach Michael Cheika insists Israel Folau’s views on homosexuality won’t be a distraction during the upcoming Test series against Ireland.

Bellamy shuts down $5m Broncos myth

Bellamy shuts down $5m Broncos myth

CRAIG Bellamy has broken his silence on the coaching storm engulfing him and Broncos mentor Wayne Bennett, setting the record straight.

Rockets steal a Western thriller

Rockets steal a Western thriller

THE Golden State Warriors' offensive juggernaut came to a shuddering halt late in game four as the Rockets reignited their NBA playoffs hopes.

English powerhouse still the richest team in the land

English powerhouse still the richest team in the land

MANCHESTER United may have finished second in the English Premier League this season but the club is top of the table in terms of overall value.

Grand slam curse: French flops eye 35-year first

Grand slam curse: French flops eye 35-year first

FRENCH tennis stars Richard Gasquet, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Gael Monfils hope to be their nation’s first French Open winner since 1983.

‘Under the pump’: Fearless Pakistan smell blood v England

‘Under the pump’: Fearless Pakistan smell blood v England

ENGLAND are keen for some home comfort after winless tours down under but Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur senses a huge opportunity ahead of a two-Test series.

WATCH: Presenter reels in runaway horse

WATCH: Presenter reels in runaway horse

AN English racing presenter has gone above and beyond the call of duty to reel in a riderless horse after a race at Chepstow.

Argentina suffer first big World Cup casualty

Argentina suffer first big World Cup casualty

ARGENTINA’S World Cup preparations have suffered a blow with goalkeeper Sergio Romero ruled out of the tournament with a knee injury.

AFL star steps down as Lions skipper after ‘bloody difficult’ time

premium_icon AFL star steps down as Lions skipper after ‘bloody difficult’...

GUN midfielder Dayne Beams has stepped down as Brisbane Lions skipper indefinitely, describing the past couple of months as “bloody difficult”.

Lions top Bullets in battle for young star

Lions top Bullets in battle for young star

THE Brisbane Lions have triumphed over the Brisbane Bullets in a cross-sport tug-o-war for talented basketballer Tom Fullarton but how long before he lines up?

‘Not going to happen’: Bennett won’t work with Bellamy

‘Not going to happen’: Bennett won’t work with Bellamy

WAYNE Bennett has declared he will never co-coach the Broncos with Craig Bellamy, but admits he has no control over whether Brisbane pushes him out the door.

Defiant Bennett reveals future without Broncos

Defiant Bennett reveals future without Broncos

A DEFIANT Wayne Bennett has made it clear he won’t let the Broncos’ future plans dictate how his career ends, and is open to offers from rival NRL clubs.

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