National Sport

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Maurice Rioli Jr set to choose Richmond over Fremantle

Maurice Rioli Jr set to choose Richmond over Fremantle

The son of late Richmond champion Maurice Rioli has the choice of which club he would like to nominate for under the AFL’s father-son rule

Serbian rugby league teams get down and dirty

Serbian rugby league teams get down and dirty

A shocking all-in brawl in a rugby league final took dirty fighting to a whole new level when one player decided to drop his daks

Kyrgios praised for seeking help to deal with mental demons

Kyrgios praised for seeking help to deal with mental demons

Former Davis Cup star Sam Groth believes Nick Kyrgios's decision to seek professional help to tackle his mental demons could unlock his grand slam potential

‘Destructive’: Karmichael Hunt opens up on mental demons

‘Destructive’: Karmichael Hunt opens up on mental demons

Broncos premiership winner Karmichael Hunt has opened up on the issues that forced him out of rugby league and have haunted his sporting career since

Mangrove jack, bull sharks offer striking options

Mangrove jack, bull sharks offer striking options

WITH the weather warming up, mangrove jacks have been making a more regular appearance in the Gold Coast estuaries.

Wallabies coach Cheika safe until World Cup: Castle

Wallabies coach Cheika safe until World Cup: Castle

Under-siege Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is safe from the axe, Rugby Australia chief says despite admitting “universal frustration” over results

Tennis season length 'ridiculous', says rising star

Tennis season length 'ridiculous', says rising star

Novak Djokovic and former tennis star Yevgeny Kafelnikov both chimed in as Alexander Zverev hit out after a loss at the ATP Finals.

Dear AFL: Leave the bloody game alone

premium_icon Dear AFL: Leave the bloody game alone

As the AFL explores the option of a best of three series for the grand final, Greg Davis has some advice for the decision-makers at AFL HQ.

Why refereeing is the hardest gig in the NRL

premium_icon Why refereeing is the hardest gig in the NRL

Like them or not, the NRL’s referees have the hardest job in the game. Drinking from a poisoned chalice, they’re going to cop it from all corners.

Sacking certain to drive Kewell to be a success

premium_icon Sacking certain to drive Kewell to be a success

Harry Kewell might have suffered a setback in his fledgling managerial career at Notts County, but his dismissal will only make him more determined.

Yucatan zips out for a spell

Yucatan zips out for a spell

Melbourne Cup favourite Yucatan will be spelled until early next year after a decision to bypass the Group 2 Zipping Classic at Sandown.

‘I’m out’: Durant drops a bombshell

‘I’m out’: Durant drops a bombshell

The drama at NBA super-team Golden State Warriors is far from over with Kevin Durant dropping a stunning, albeit unintentional, hint over his future.

Time running out for Hayne’s Dragons decision

premium_icon Time running out for Hayne’s Dragons decision

St George Illawarra return to preseason training next week — and the Dragons want to know if Jarryd Hayne will be ditching Parramatta to join them.

R-rated Ronaldo pic exposes teammate’s tackle

R-rated Ronaldo pic exposes teammate’s tackle

When Cristiano Ronaldo posed for a photo with an adoring opponent, the football star had no idea what was going on in the background.

Tiger-Phil shootout comes ‘15 years too late’

Tiger-Phil shootout comes ‘15 years too late’

Rory McIlroy won’t be shelling out the money to watch golf’s $A12 million showdown between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson later this month.

Smith plans WC assault with Blues brothers

premium_icon Smith plans WC assault with Blues brothers

Former Australian captain Steve Smith spent lunch talking bowling with the NSW quicks and one topic sparked more interest than Smith’s leg-spin figures.

Refs boss Archer dumped after turbulent season

premium_icon Refs boss Archer dumped after turbulent season

After enduring unprecedented outrage in the 2018 season, the NRL has finally axed controversial referees boss Tony Archer.

What Qatar’s World Cup will really be like

What Qatar’s World Cup will really be like

THE countdown has begun to football’s most controversial and ambitious World Cup. A visit to the desert country has revealed some stunning insights.

Wild moment WWE star’s ‘face broke’

Wild moment WWE star’s ‘face broke’

Ronda Rousey rival Becky Lynch has been forced to pull out of their match at Survivor Series after being KO’d by an unscripted punch.

White launches attack on ‘a**hole’ Aly

White launches attack on ‘a**hole’ Aly

UFC boss Dana White has launched another withering attack against The Project host Waleed Aly after they clashed in a heated interview.

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