National Sport

Wed 27 Jan 2021

Disa-Star: Team Green out after blowing BBL finals chance

Disa-Star: Team Green out after blowing BBL finals chance

Rival Renegades did the Stars a favour, leaving a simple equation for them to make BBL finals — but they only have themselves to blame for a brutal failure.

Forget last season, Katie and the Tigers are playing for keeps

Forget last season, Katie and the Tigers are playing for...

Coming off a season to forget, reappointed Richmond captain Katie Brennan has the full support of her Tiger charges, who are ready for redemption.

Roos join Dons in call for new day of ‘national celebration’

Premium Content Roos join Dons in call for new day of ‘national celebration’

Essendon has quickly been joined by North Melbourne as the latest sporting teams to call for an Australia Day date change, committing to their stance on...

Retro-grade: NRL wind back clock for bumper match days

Premium Content Retro-grade: NRL wind back clock for bumper match days

In a throwback to rugby league’s halcyon days of the 1980s and 1990s, the NRL is exploring the return of “all three grades” on some match days this season.

Club-by-club guide to top SuperCoach targets

Premium Content Club-by-club guide to top SuperCoach targets

The Guru Tom Sangster runs his eyes over every NRL club to reveal the top KFC SuperCoach talking points.

‘RIP legend’: Former NRL player dies in quad bike crash

Premium Content ‘RIP legend’: Former NRL player dies in quad bike crash

Tributes are flowing for ex-Panther and Wests Tigers hooker Masada Iosefa after he was killed in a quad bike accident in the Northern Territory.

Conor McGregor suspended for six months

Conor McGregor suspended for six months

Conor McGregor wants to jump back into the Octagon ASAP after his loss on the weekend, but that dream may have to wait a little while.

NRL star goes viral after proposal slip

NRL star goes viral after proposal slip

Raiders star Jack Wighton has been forced to change an Instagram post celebrating his engagement after an unfortunate howler.

Hayne married after rapid engagement

Hayne married after rapid engagement

Former NRL star Jarryd Hayne wasted no time tying the knot with Amelia Bonnici, getting married in secret just a month after proposing.

Tue 26 Jan 2021

Former NRL player dies in Top End quad bike crash

Premium Content Former NRL player dies in Top End quad bike crash

A 32-year-old former NRL player who settled in central Queensland after his professional career ended has been killed in a quad bike accident near Darwin.

Exit strategy for tennis stars in hotel lockdown

Premium Content Exit strategy for tennis stars in hotel lockdown

Australian Open organisers are set to unveil the plan for players to exit their quarantine period at the end of this week.

Aussie cricket plagued by worrying trend

Aussie cricket plagued by worrying trend

Australia’s Test side has an unfortunate track record of tripping at the final hurdle, and one damning statistic highlights a dire problem.

GPS cricket legend and oldest living Test player reflects

Premium Content GPS cricket legend and oldest living Test player reflects

With GPS cricket starting Saturday, we present a two-part series of recollections from Australia’s oldest living Test player - Churchie’s Ken Archer.

Predicted teams: Every player to watch in KFC SuperCoach

Premium Content Predicted teams: Every player to watch in KFC SuperCoach

From position changes to potential debuts and pre-season bolters, we look at every club’s best 22 and what it means for KFC SuperCoach in 2021.

Plot thickens in mystery over next Test captain

Premium Content Plot thickens in mystery over next Test captain

Pat Cummins, Steve Smith, or even Alex Carey? The mystery surrounding Australia’s next Test cricket captain is greater than ever.

‘Had us fooled’: Coach’s merciless roasting of footy star

‘Had us fooled’: Coach’s merciless roasting of footy star

Tom Brady guided his team into the Super Bowl without his partner in crime, shattering one of the NFL’s biggest myths.

Ash Barty’s beer celebration inspires Aussie No. 2

Premium Content Ash Barty’s beer celebration inspires Aussie No. 2

When tennis ace Ash Barty was caught fist-pumping — beer in hand — at the footy last year, fellow Aussie Ajla Tomljanovic couldn’t help but love her attitude.

Lewis unemployed after $140m curveball

Lewis unemployed after $140m curveball

Formula 1 star Lewis Hamilton’s bonkers $140 million contract negotiations with Mercedes have turned messy after a “curveball”.

Push to let NRL players jump vax queue

Push to let NRL players jump vax queue

Footballers should get the COVID-19 vaccination before the vast majority of Australians, the NRL believes, prioritised among healthcare workers.

Quarantined tennis stars fume as coach released early

Premium Content Quarantined tennis stars fume as coach released early

He’s the COVID-positive coach who forced 24 Aus Open players into lockdown, but Eddie Elliott’s been released from quarantine before them.

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