National Sport

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Cheika’s fate to be decided in high stakes board meeting

Cheika’s fate to be decided in high stakes board meeting

Michael Cheika’s fate as Wallabies coach will be determined at a Rugby Australia board meeting as the governing body digests the worst season in 60 years.

‘Huge error’: Finch’s non-review blasted

‘Huge error’: Finch’s non-review blasted

Under -siege Australian opener Aaron Finch has been slammed for his decision not to use the DRS after being given out on day four of the first Test.

Begg targets Caulfield sprints for Written By

Begg targets Caulfield sprints for Written By

Star sprinter Written By prepares for feature sprint races next year, while Dubious will have one run before next month’s Magic Millions Classic.

‘Aussie brother’ Delly excited for Cavs return

‘Aussie brother’ Delly excited for Cavs return

CAVS big man Tristan Thompson says he’s excited to get his “Aussie brother” Matthew Dellavedova back to Cleveland after the Boomers point guard was traded back

Umpiring howler adds to Aussie frustration

Umpiring howler adds to Aussie frustration

Nathan Lyon has been foiled by the Decision Review System as he toiled away in Adelaide, left shaking his head at a number of howlers from the umpires.

Flames burn bright against WNBL title contenders

Flames burn bright against WNBL title contenders

THEY might be last on the ladder but the Sydney Uni Flames have pulled off the biggest upset of the season with a shock defeat of a WNBL title favourite.

Lyon roars but Aussies staring down barrel of defeat

Lyon roars but Aussies staring down barrel of defeat

India is grinding Australia into the dirt in Adelaide, but Nathan Lyon has given Australia a sniff of hope with a pair of wickets before lunch.

Test quick Starc roasted for lack of fire

Test quick Starc roasted for lack of fire

Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has been criticised for lacking fire by ex-quick Mitchell Johnson.

Sharks set to make call on Flanagan’s coaching future

Sharks set to make call on Flanagan’s coaching future

Cronulla are set to make a call on coach Shane Flanagan who is off-contract at the end of the 2019 NRL season. His future has been reportedly up in the air.

Don’t forget me! Swede steps into Victory limelight

Don’t forget me! Swede steps into Victory limelight

Melbourne Victory's Ola Toivonen revealed the secret behind his sudden post-injury impact, admitting it was nice to jump into the spotlight occupied by Honda.

Disgust at ‘absolutely criminal’ neglect

Disgust at ‘absolutely criminal’ neglect

The MMA world watched on in horror as a referee’s staggering oversight put a fighter at risk of getting seriously hurt in horrifying scenes.

Good sees red as City slip up out west

Good sees red as City slip up out west

Melbourne City are now seven points off the pace after Chris Ikonomidis continued his goal scoring to extend Perth’s unbeaten A-League run to seven games.

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Truth behind haunting boxing image

Truth behind haunting boxing image

The world held its breath before Tyson Fury miraculously got off the canvas against Deontay Wilder — now we know why the Brit stayed down.

Stunning golden girl wows Australia

Stunning golden girl wows Australia

Australia was in awe last night as one of the country’s most ridiculously talented athletes once again managed to blow everyone away.

Intimate insight into Schumacher activity

Intimate insight into Schumacher activity

Michael Schumacher is still maintaining a connection to the sport he dominated for so long according to a revealing insight from a longtime friend.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Home-town hero leads Aussie resistance

Home-town hero leads Aussie resistance

Australia's middle order crumbled around him but South Australian Travis Head has steered Australia to stumps and within sight of India's first innings total.

UnAustralian: Legends slam meek Aussies

UnAustralian: Legends slam meek Aussies

Australia’s sluggish batting has been branded defensive and lacking intent, with Test legends expressing disbelief at an approach they’d never seen before.

‘Mind game’: United prepared for Boomers’ coach

‘Mind game’: United prepared for Boomers’ coach

LESS than a week ago, a trio of Melbourne guns were playing for the Boomers under Andrej Lemanis. This weekend they’ll face him when they take on the Bullets.

Running style opens Trap door for more success

Running style opens Trap door for more success

Trap For Fools pulled off a huge upset in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes and trainer Jarrod McLean says he’s the real deal.

Cowboys move to extend McGuire’s NRL career

Cowboys move to extend McGuire’s NRL career

Josh McGuire says he has no ill will towards former club Brisbane and believes his off-season move to North Queensland will extend his NRL career.

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