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Mon 22 Oct 2018

The best 17 players in world rugby league right now

The best 17 players in world rugby league right now

WITH the international season in full swing we select the ultimate world team from the best players from the Kangaroos, Kiwis, Tonga and England.

Cox Plate analysis: 'Winx thrives on pressure'

Cox Plate analysis: 'Winx thrives on pressure'

CHRIS Waller is undaunted by the prospect of Winx facing potentially the smallest Cox Plate field in more than 50 years, declaring it the perfect scenario.

‘Messy’: Hasler return opens can of worms

‘Messy’: Hasler return opens can of worms

DES Hasler’s Manly return is set to be complete, but it won’t come without its problems, Matty Johns has revealed.

Referees labelled real villains in VAR farce

Referees labelled real villains in VAR farce

IT hasn’t taken long for the controversial VAR system to dominate headlines in the A-League once again with a host of former greats among the critics.

Folau to answer Wallabies injury SOS

Folau to answer Wallabies injury SOS

A FRACTURED ankle for Reece Hodge will likely force Israel Folau to fill in at outside centre for the Wallabies against the All Blacks in Yokohama.

Winning Solution for Cup to be made tougher

Winning Solution for Cup to be made tougher

BEST Solution already needs to set a weight-carrying record for a foreign raider to win the Melbourne Cup, and that’s before a possible re-handicap.

Prizemoney gap driving border crossings

Prizemoney gap driving border crossings

NO TAB race meetings in Queensland will go ahead this Saturday unless the government addresses a gulf in prizemoney that is driving horses to NSW races.

Report claims five Aussie matches fixed

Report claims five Aussie matches fixed

FIVE Australian cricket matches have been fixed, a report claims as part of a bombshell, global investigation into the sport.

Country through to NRC final after wet and wild semi

Country through to NRC final after wet and wild semi

QUEENSLAND Country overcame a lightning stoppage to secure a berth in the National Rugby Championship final against Fijian Drua in Lautoka, Fiji on Saturday.

Ricciardo ‘punches wall in rage’ after US flop

Ricciardo ‘punches wall in rage’ after US flop

AUSTRALIAN driver Daniel Ricciardo was so angry he punched a hole in a wall after a power failure forced him to retire from the United States Grand Prix.

Ricciardo furious after F1 farce

Ricciardo furious after F1 farce

DANIEL Ricciardo put his fist through a wall in a dramatic explosion after a heartbreaking blowout at the US Grand Prix.

Kimi Raikkonen wins stunning USA Grand Prix

Kimi Raikkonen wins stunning USA Grand Prix

KIMI Raikkonen has claimed his first win since the 2013 Australian Grand Prix, sending Lewis Hamilton’s champion charge into next week.

Phone call that rocked Jonathan Thurston

Phone call that rocked Jonathan Thurston

JOHNATHAN Thurston, one of the NRL’s greatest ever players, has broken down while recalling the toughest time of his career.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Ex’s wedding day swipe at NRL star

Ex’s wedding day swipe at NRL star

KIERAN Foran was married yesterday to a Central Coast stunner, but it wasn’t all smiles and congratulations for the star.

O’Brien to fly international Flag in Manikato

O’Brien to fly international Flag in Manikato

AIDAN O’Brien aims to make the $1 million Manikato Stakes his own when he launches a four-pronged attack on The Valley sprint.

Weather gods hand Lowndes bizarre win

Weather gods hand Lowndes bizarre win

LIGHTNING and lashing rain helped Craig Lowndes extend his legend when the Holden hero was awarded the Endurance Cup’ after the GC600 was declared a washout.

‘Oh my god’: Fists fly in NBA brawl

‘Oh my god’: Fists fly in NBA brawl

IN one of the ugliest moments seen on an NBA court in over a decade, two teams had to be separated after a vicious melee broke out.

Rudan’s dream Nix start marred by VAR confusion

Rudan’s dream Nix start marred by VAR confusion

The Mark Rudan era at the Wellington Phoenix has begun in style — and confusion — with a 2-1 win over the Newcastle Jets.

Marquez claims fifth MotoGP world title

Marquez claims fifth MotoGP world title

MARC Marquez is hunting down Valentino Rossi’s mark of seven world titles after a stunning win in the Japanese Grand Prix handed him his fifth championship.

Bledis-blow: Ankle break for Wallabies star

Bledis-blow: Ankle break for Wallabies star

THE Wallabies have suffered a cruel injury blow with backline utility Reece Hodge ruled out of the spring tour after fracturing an ankle.

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