National Sport

Thu 4 Mar 2021

Magpies ‘condemn’ famous fan’s post

Magpies ‘condemn’ famous fan’s post

Collingwood’s former cheer squad leader has been slammed by the club after a tweet drew attention for all the wrong reasons.

Wed 3 Mar 2021

New rules pushing NRL to dangerous level of speed

Premium Content New rules pushing NRL to dangerous level of speed

NRL stars have formally expressed ‘frustration’ at rugby league’s new rule changes, claiming the laws were pushed through without in-depth consultation.

Footballer leaves hospital amid lewd messages probe

Premium Content Footballer leaves hospital amid lewd messages probe

Jon Patton is out of hospital after a stay to manage his mental health but his Hawks future remains unclear as the AFL investigates his alleged behaviour.

Tasmania to get answer on AFL team next week

Premium Content Tasmania to get answer on AFL team next week

Tasmania’s long-awaited hopes of a stand-alone AFL licence may be revealed by footy chief Gill McLachlan as early as next week.

Footy great accuses AFL of snubbing fans

Footy great accuses AFL of snubbing fans

Essendon legend Tim Watson has accused the AFL of snubbing fans following Gillon McLachlan’s blunt response to a formal request.

Teen sensation decides $1m Roosters future

Premium Content Teen sensation decides $1m Roosters future

The NRL’s hottest halfback prospect Sam Walker has ruled out going home to Queensland and is determined to repay the Roosters faith in him this season.

Football star diagnosed with blood cancer

Football star diagnosed with blood cancer

New Zealand footballer Rebekah Stott has revealed she has been diagnosed with blood cancer, making the announcement on social media.

Rising spin star earns Sheffield Shield call up

Premium Content Rising spin star earns Sheffield Shield call up

Young Victorian spinner Joe Medew-Ewen is on the verge of a Sheffield Shield debut with South Australia after racking up outrageous numbers this season.

Ponga calls for player names on club jerseys

Ponga calls for player names on club jerseys

Knights superstar Kalyn Ponga has called for player names to be included on the back of club jerseys as they are in State of Origin each year.

Bulldogs reveal their 2021 weapon

Bulldogs reveal their 2021 weapon

Bringing veteran ruckman Stefan Martin to the Western Bulldogs could have the added effect of unleashing a new forward line weapon in 2021.

Buckley admits ‘I needed to be better’

Buckley admits ‘I needed to be better’

Nathan Buckley has conceded he failed to grasp the “trauma” felt by Heritier Lumumba when he first raised his experiences of racism.

Concerns for struggling Eddie after Pies fallout

Premium Content Concerns for struggling Eddie after Pies fallout

Eddie McGuire has barely been seen since resigning as Collingwood president and contingency plans are being made for his AFL hosting duties.

Broncos beware! Gus pinpoints his chosen one

Premium Content Broncos beware! Gus pinpoints his chosen one

A fleet-footed teenager with all the attributes to be a star of the future is set to be at the centre of a power struggle between two teams.

AFL $3m man needs to earn ‘respect’

AFL $3m man needs to earn ‘respect’

St Kilda’s high profile trade steal Brad Crouch has been told he is heading for his AFL judgment day having failed to win “respect”.

Milford facing scrutiny like few other players

Premium Content Milford facing scrutiny like few other players

If anyone can get Anthony Milford firing, it’s Kevin Walters. As a former Broncos assistant, Kevvie inspired the pivot’s best season in 2015.

Players to Watch: Mal Meninga, Connell Cups

Premium Content Players to Watch: Mal Meninga, Connell Cups

These are the players to watch in the Cyril Connell Challenge, Mal Meninga Cup and Hastings Deerings Colts rugby league competitions this season.

Tue 2 Mar 2021

75 years of hatred: Manly celebrate incredible milestone

Premium Content 75 years of hatred: Manly celebrate incredible milestone

They’ve been one of the NRL’s most hated teams for years, and now the Sea Eagles are taking over the Beaches to celebrate their 75th season.

Legend calls out Bulldogs over ‘bizarre story’

Legend calls out Bulldogs over ‘bizarre story’

Canterbury’s Kyle Flanagan hasn’t “done himself any favours” by highlighting the attention he copped from the opposition on the weekend.

‘One of you is lying’: Broncos CEO’s $600k nightmare

Premium Content ‘One of you is lying’: Broncos CEO’s $600k nightmare

Dave Donaghy’s move from Melbourne to Red Hill could cost him $600,000 as the bitter courtroom battle with his former club takes an ugly turn.

Broncos bombshell: Walters on No.7 selection shock

Premium Content Broncos bombshell: Walters on No.7 selection shock

New Brisbane coach Kevin Walters has broken his silence on the biggest selection decision of his young NRL coaching career.

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