National Sport

Mon 18 Mar 2019

AFL star’s surprising message to gunman

AFL star’s surprising message to gunman

Richmond star and Muslim Bachar Houli’s heart is broken after the Christchurch shooting but he’s taken a surprising positive from it.

Cheika drops huge hint of Wallabies makeover

premium_icon Cheika drops huge hint of Wallabies makeover

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says his battling side have ‘a few new tricks up our sleeve’ as he admits they need to lift for feature at the World Cup.

1806 runs, 100 overs: each state’s path to Shield final

1806 runs, 100 overs: each state’s path to Shield final

Thanks to the Sheffield Shield’s bonus point system, every team is a chance of making the final. Of course, some teams have more realistic hopes than others.

New era, same old feeling for Titans

premium_icon New era, same old feeling for Titans

The Titans lacked discipline and direction as Ricky Stuart’s Raiders kept their first clean sheet since 2013 against the supposedly improved Gold Coast.

Thiem creates history with wild Federer choke

Thiem creates history with wild Federer choke

Rising Austrian star Dominic Thiem has won his first Masters 1000 title with a stunning comeback victory over Roger Federer who suffered a late-match collapse

Sharks skipper bites back in NRL feud

Sharks skipper bites back in NRL feud

Cronulla captain Paul Gallen has fired back at Newcastle coach Nathan Brown over comments made following the Sharks’ loss to the Knights.

McIlroy hangs on as Day fades

premium_icon McIlroy hangs on as Day fades

Former world No.1 Rory McIlroy has edged out Jim Furyk to claim a one-shot victory at the $17.6m Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

Wallabies issued World Cup warning as Wales win Grand Slam

Wallabies issued World Cup warning as Wales win Grand Slam

Wales claimed a record third Six Nations Grand Slam of coach Warren Gatland’s reign Saturday as Gareth Anscombe kicked 20 points to help beat Ireland 25-7.

Simmons a ‘f***ing baby’ in NBA feud

Simmons a ‘f***ing baby’ in NBA feud

NBA All Star Giannis Antetokounmpo was busted screaming “he’s a f***ing baby” towards Aussie Ben Simmons in a heated exchange.

Horror as star suddenly drops limp

Horror as star suddenly drops limp

This is the scary moment an Arsenal star drops unconscious to the pitch after a brutal head knock left him dazed.

Stef won’t give up spot without a fight

premium_icon Stef won’t give up spot without a fight

Stef Martin’s position is an intriguing storyline but the fired-up ruckman believes his body of work for the Lions will hold sway at selection this week.

Young guns to lead suspension-ravaged Broncos

premium_icon Young guns to lead suspension-ravaged Broncos

The determination of the Broncos to discipline Payne Haas - couple with Matt Lodge’s two-week ban suspension - leaves Brisbane light on to face the Cowboys.

Mane delivers as Liverpool put heat on Man City

Mane delivers as Liverpool put heat on Man City

Liverpool are back on top of the Premier League ladder but Chelsea’s hopes of a strong finish nosedived with a shock loss.

‘Spectacular’ Lynch is touch and go

premium_icon ‘Spectacular’ Lynch is touch and go

Richmond recruit Tom Lynch sat out yesterday’s training session but remains in the mix to play in Thursday night’s AFL opener.

‘Unbelievable’: Tennis world loses it

‘Unbelievable’: Tennis world loses it

THE tennis world has gone into meltdown as stunning scenes erupted in California when a teenage sensation did the unthinkable.

Stewart gives Reds reason to hope

premium_icon Stewart gives Reds reason to hope

He wasn’t even supposed to play but Hamish Stewart has given Brad Thorn a selection headache after his matchwinning performance against the Sunwolves.

Eels ready to splash cash on whiz kid

premium_icon Eels ready to splash cash on whiz kid

He has played just one NRL game but the Parramatta Eels believe Dylan Brown is a future champion. And they’re willing to put their wallet on it.

One crucial question for beaten Broncos pack

premium_icon One crucial question for beaten Broncos pack

Robert Craddock looks at the 10 NRL issues that have put him onside and offside this week, including a pressing issue for Brisbane’s forwards.

Highlights, lowlights: Pressure building on Pay

premium_icon Highlights, lowlights: Pressure building on Pay

It’s only one week into the 2019 NRL season but already the Bulldogs coach is feeling the heat — check out the talking points from big weekend in sport.

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