National Sport

Mon 21 Jan 2019

’Absolute shambles’: Fans livid at Matildas farce

’Absolute shambles’: Fans livid at Matildas farce

FFA chief executive David Gallop has addressed the recent Matildas drama in a controversial press conference on Monday afternoon.

Former NRL star shares battle with depression

Former NRL star shares battle with depression

FORMER Cherbourg resident and NRL legend has opened up about his bout of depression and he wants others to be brave enough to share as well.

Warner to have surgery as World Cup hopes becomes clear

premium_icon Warner to have surgery as World Cup hopes becomes clear

David Warner is set to undergo surgery to fix an elbow injury with a straight forward recovery needed to ensure his availability for the World Cup and Ashes.

Hunt on last chance after Waratahs lifeline

Hunt on last chance after Waratahs lifeline

Karmichael Hunt admits he is on his last career chance after the NSW Waratahs threw the troubled cross-code star a lifeline with a one-season deal.

‘Invisible’ Osaka has fans taking notice

premium_icon ‘Invisible’ Osaka has fans taking notice

She might be unrecognisable on the streets of Melbourne, but at Rod Laver Arena Japan’s Naomi Osaka had fans sitting up and taking notice.

The incredible rise of Frances Tiafoe

premium_icon The incredible rise of Frances Tiafoe

Not so long ago, Frances Tiafoe was taunted for having holes in his shoes. Now the American is doing the laughing.

Barty flying high and doing us proud

premium_icon Barty flying high and doing us proud

ASH Barty’s Australian Open dream lives on after the Queenslander escaped Maria Sharapova’s clutches to storm into Melbourne Park’s quarter-finals.

Flanagan quits as Cronulla coach

premium_icon Flanagan quits as Cronulla coach

CRONULLA will begin the search for a new head coach with Shane Flanagan formally resigning from the role ahead of the 2019 season.

Dramatic 11th hour call-up for young batsman

premium_icon Dramatic 11th hour call-up for young batsman

Cricket Australia selectors have done a U-turn on their decision not to bring any new faces into the squad to face Sri Lanka.

Best AFL SuperCoach cash cows, value picks

premium_icon Best AFL SuperCoach cash cows, value picks

We’ve scoured every club’s list for the best rookies and mid-pricers who are ready to sky-rocket in value and boost your bank balance.

Socceroos get close to next opponent

premium_icon Socceroos get close to next opponent

The Socceroos had to negotiate more tricky terrain after a logistical quirk left them staying in the same hotel as their round-of-16 opponent.

The link between Ash Barty and the Gladstone region

premium_icon The link between Ash Barty and the Gladstone region

The young tennis ace participated in the 2010 BMD Gladstone Open Hardcourt Championships.

Practice pays off as Sixers avoid disaster

premium_icon Practice pays off as Sixers avoid disaster

The Sydney Sixers managed to stave off a total collapse in their semi-final win over Melbourne because they knew exactly what to expect when times got tough.

SuperCoach NRL study guide: Canberra Raiders

premium_icon SuperCoach NRL study guide: Canberra Raiders

While they lack genuine guns, Canberra’s squad is filled with proven POD options that could propel coaches to the upper echelon of the rankings in 2019. TEAM...

Can Australia build a World Cup winner?

premium_icon Can Australia build a World Cup winner?

With time running out for Australia to get their ODI team together and build a squad capable of defending the World Cup there’s still a number of crucial issues...

Arnold urges Roos to get ruthless with Uzbeks

premium_icon Arnold urges Roos to get ruthless with Uzbeks

Coach Graham Arnold has challenged the Socceroos to be more ruthless in front of goal as they look to blast their way into the AFC Asian Cup quarter-finals.

What happened to plan to silence shriekers?

premium_icon What happened to plan to silence shriekers?

Seven years ago the Women’s Tennis Association outlined plans to eradicate excessive grunting. It took one Maria Sharapova rally against Ash Barty to prove nothing...

Have we seen the last of Roger Federer?

premium_icon Have we seen the last of Roger Federer?

For the past 20 years, Federer has graced Melbourne Park each January. But, with the superstar approaching 38, the question has to be asked.

Bullets check out title credentials

Bullets check out title credentials

They may have extended their winning streak to three games, but the Bullets are about to get an insight into their NBL title credentials.

Spurs snatch late winner, City closes gap

Spurs snatch late winner, City closes gap

Harry Winks handed Tottenham a last gasp 2-1 victory at Fulham, but at a cost with Dele Alli joining a lengthy injury list.

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