National Sport

Wed 26 Sep 2018

Greenberg: ‘Referees could have sin-binned Slater’

Greenberg: ‘Referees could have sin-binned Slater’

NRL boss Todd Greenberg has admitted referees Gerard Sutton and Ben Cummins could have sin-binned Storm fullback Billy Slater for a shoulder charge.

'Too much water': Why today's Ipswich meeting was called off

premium_icon 'Too much water': Why today's Ipswich meeting was called off

A malfunction in the Ipswich Turf Club's irrigation system resulted in today's Ipswich race meeting being called off.

Shock selections in PM’s XIII to face PNG

premium_icon Shock selections in PM’s XIII to face PNG

DALY Cherry-Evans’ Test exile is over after the Manly halfback was named skipper of the Prime Minister’s XIII to take on PNG in Port Moresby.

Once a Red, always a Red: Loanee trolls United fans

Once a Red, always a Red: Loanee trolls United fans

HARRY Wilson set Old Trafford alight with his sizzling free-kick for Derby County. But it was his celebration that had United fans raging.

15-year-old sets incredible English football record

15-year-old sets incredible English football record

He was studying for his school exams one minute, and the next, he became the youngest ever player in the English football, aged 15 years and 174 days.

‘I’d rather bowl fast than be safe’: Starc’s need for speed

‘I’d rather bowl fast than be safe’: Starc’s need for speed

MITCHELL Starc has broken down in each of his past three Test series but don’t expect him to sacrifice any of his pace to stay on the field.

Eddie snarls after being called a ‘mess’

Eddie snarls after being called a ‘mess’

EDDIE McGuire and media rival Caroline Wilson have traded barbs on live TV in a heated argument over his future.

Suzy Batkovic determined to bow out a winner

premium_icon Suzy Batkovic determined to bow out a winner

Suzy Batkovic insists her competitive drive has not wavered as she looks to finish her decorated basketball career in style with another WNBL championship.

Bizarre reason Hornets hard man hates Reds defender

Bizarre reason Hornets hard man hates Reds defender

Bruising Watford ace is only intimidated by one other player... and that’s Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk.

Does cap work? Roosters and Storm’s GF dominance hurts NRL

Does cap work? Roosters and Storm’s GF dominance hurts NRL

The number of grand finals featuring the Roosters or the Storm in the past 20 years raises questions about the validity of the salary cap

Really upset me but it’s in the past: Moeen on Osama sledge

Really upset me but it’s in the past: Moeen on Osama sledge

MOEEN Ali insists he’s moved on following allegations of a racially-motivated remark made to him by an Australian player.

NRL’s ‘embarrassing’ Billy Slater calamity

NRL’s ‘embarrassing’ Billy Slater calamity

THE NRL is under fire after it was left exposed by a “third-string” bungle that gifted Billy Slater an inside lane to freedom.

Buckley’s positive new mark on the game

premium_icon Buckley’s positive new mark on the game

Nathan Buckley’s “risk for reward” playbook proves the most powerful and positive influence on Australian football can come from coaches rather than rule makers

Aussie young gun sidelined by fast bowlers’ curse

Aussie young gun sidelined by fast bowlers’ curse

ONE of the rising stars of Australian cricket has been ruled out until the new year with a troubling stress fracture.

Simmons declares: ‘Melbourne can beat us’

premium_icon Simmons declares: ‘Melbourne can beat us’

AUSTRALIAN NBA star Ben Simmons has urged his Philadelphia teammates not to take Melbourne lightly in Saturday’s historic pre-season clash.

‘Balwyn Brawlers’: Craig Bellamy's most prized possessions

‘Balwyn Brawlers’: Craig Bellamy's most prized possessions

There’s a flat in Melbourne’s east where some of Craig Bellamy’s most precious and valuable possessions are kept.

Pies’ 22 not locked in: Buckley

premium_icon Pies’ 22 not locked in: Buckley

Collingwood was unchanged for its preliminary final win over Richmond, but Nathan Buckley has revealed there are still some “moving parts” to his grand final side

The startling 19-year career blip Tiger is looking to fix

The startling 19-year career blip Tiger is looking to fix

TIGER Woods ended a five-year title dry spell with a stunning win at the Tour Championship, but now the 42-year-old is out to end a far longer drought.

COREY PARKER: RTS LOOKS BEST BET FOR DALLY M MEDAL

COREY PARKER: RTS LOOKS BEST BET FOR DALLY M MEDAL

IT'S no surprise that after the most unpredictable season in NRL history, trying to pick a Dally M team of the year and Dally M Medal winner is a nightmare.

New low: United, Mourinho crash to minnows

New low: United, Mourinho crash to minnows

DERBY manager Frank Lampard piled more misery on his former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho as the Rams knocked Manchester United out of the League Cup.

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