National Sport

Fri 17 Jan 2020

Maxwell’s ODI axing leaves former captain stunned

premium_icon Maxwell’s ODI axing leaves former captain stunned

As Glenn Maxwell tears it up in the Big Bash, a former captain of the X-Factor is unsure why he was axed from the ODI side in the first place.

Bullets’ playoff destiny in their own hands

premium_icon Bullets’ playoff destiny in their own hands

Forget what’s going on around them and look after their own business. That’s the task of the Brisbane Bullets as they look to make the NBL playoffs.

Barty can create history with Laver’s top draw advice

premium_icon Barty can create history with Laver’s top draw advice

If Ash Barty is to end Australia’s 42-year singles title drought in Melbourne, she will – out of necessity – have to break new ground, writes LEO SCHLINK.

Former Swan Davis‘ shock NRL gig

premium_icon Former Swan Davis‘ shock NRL gig

He’s helped NRL clubs with their kicking and now former Sydney Swan Nick Davis is going a step further as he prepares to run out in the NRL Nines tournament.

McDonald confirms Roar move is happening

premium_icon McDonald confirms Roar move is happening

Former Socceroos striker Scott McDonald says the chance to link up with Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler at Brisbane Roar was too good to refuse.

12yo league fan’s Facebook auction for bushfire relief

premium_icon 12yo league fan’s Facebook auction for bushfire relief

A 12-year-old Brisbane boy was so saddened by Australia’s bushfire crisis, that he’s auctioning off his prized possession to raise funds for the relief effort.

Contender emerges for Broncos No.1 jersey

premium_icon Contender emerges for Broncos No.1 jersey

Jamayne Isaako is in the box seat to take the the No.1 jersey at the Broncos in 2020, but another bolter is pushing to take the coveted jersey for Round 1.

10 must-see Round 1 Aus Open matches

premium_icon 10 must-see Round 1 Aus Open matches

There will be 128 singles matches played across the opening two days of the Australian Open. But which ones will be the best? Here's 10 matches you can’t miss.

Can twin spinners lift Aussies to T20 success?

Can twin spinners lift Aussies to T20 success?

As Australia prepares to chase Twenty20 World Cup riches later this year, the hosts could have an ace up their sleeve in the form of a twin spin attack.

Tigers star praying for Rance return

premium_icon Tigers star praying for Rance return

Bachar Houli says he was ‘very, very shocked’ when Richmond teammate Alex Rance retired but he hasn’t given up on the champion defender returning to the Tigers.

Who makes the All-Star Mile and why

Who makes the All-Star Mile and why

Racing writer Michael Manley has gazed into his crystal ball and come up with his final 15 runners made up of wildcards and votes for the All-Star Mile.

Three clubs in hunt as Addo-Carr eyes Sydney return

premium_icon Three clubs in hunt as Addo-Carr eyes Sydney return

Josh Addo-Carr hasn’t given up on leaving Melbourne before the NRL season, with three Sydney clubs keen but the Storm winger must wait for the dominoes to fall.

LaMelo Ball is ‘done’ with the NBL

premium_icon LaMelo Ball is ‘done’ with the NBL

Prospective NBA No.1 pick LaMelo Ball lit up the NBL with his eye-catching play, but the teenage prodigy has delivered some bad news for his Australian fans.

AFL club’s $7 million mistake

AFL club’s $7 million mistake

Port Adelaide icon Kane Cornes has criticised Collingwood for signing ruckman Brodie Grundy to a whopping seven-year deal.

Crystal Ball: the superstar set to bomb out of Aus Open

premium_icon Crystal Ball: the superstar set to bomb out of Aus Open

The Australian Open is here – and the first grand slam of the year always tosses up more than a few surprises. But who will win? Who will flop?

Who will take out Allan Border Medal?

Who will take out Allan Border Medal?

He was named ICC Test Player of the Year but will that be enough to take home the Allan Border Medal? Check out who is the No.1 for this year’s honour.

In-form Inman shoots down exit talk

premium_icon In-form Inman shoots down exit talk

Brisbane attacker Brad Inman has rejected talk of a potential overseas move as he focuses on improving his goal-scoring form for the Roar.

Good Will hunting play-off berth before Boomers

premium_icon Good Will hunting play-off berth before Boomers

Will Magnay’s breakout season in the NBL has been rewarded with a spot in the Boomers squad but a play-off berth with the Bullets is the top priority for now

’If Mose is able to walk again that will be a success’

premium_icon ’If Mose is able to walk again that will be a success’

Former NRL forward Mose Masoe faces a long road to recovery after undergoing emergency surgery for a spinal injury.

Manchester United’s guilty pleasure

premium_icon Manchester United’s guilty pleasure

Out of the title race but still challenging for trophies, Manchester United have a special sideline opportunity to give Red Devils fans a reason to smile.

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