Roll up, roll up, Knocktoberfest is here

Rocky Roller Derby's Stella McSmash, Sirius Whack, Fury Floss and Alucard are ready for this weekends bouts.

Knocktoberfest coming to Rocky

Time to banish the mental demons

HANG ON: Yeppoon's Damian Herden tackles one of the toughest bulls around, Rock Star.

Damian Herden full of focus ahead of tonight's Gladstone PBR

Sonny in the drivers seat for rodeo glory

RIDE EM: Cowboy Sonny Schafferius will compete at the Gladstone PBR this weekend and APRA finals the following.

Country panel beater guns to do the rodeo double

"Nobody remembers who comes second"

ELATION and RELIEF: Emmaus College nipper Jack Newman crosses the finishing at Coolangatta Beach 40m in front of second.

All the attributes to be an ironman, says coach

Falcons bound flyer out to emulate Munster

Jake Ainsworth is ready to link up with the Melbourne Storm and the Sunshine Coast Falcons. INSET: Rockhampton star Cameron Munster.

Jake will link up with the Storm and Falcons.

Sky is the limit for Rocky touch stars

NATIONALS: Grace Wakeman,   Declan Sandilands , Ben Farr , Aaron Moore,   Riley Huggers,   and Jack Wakeman   will represent Queensland in the Touch Football Championships.

There is something in the water at the Cyril Connell touch fields.

CQ star is born after a textbook opener's innings

ROCK SOLID: Left hand bat Byron Gale watches the ball closely.

Emerald Magpies junior is making a habit of scoring bulk runs.

Brit clocks fastest time in the wet at Phillip Island

Poor weather played havoc with practice for the Australian MotoGP.

Second Brisbane team well worth considering

Miron Bleiberg during his time as Gold Coast United coach.

Consortium reportedly ready to put up the money for a second team.

O'Meara deal hinged on Lyons, Suns coach reveals

Adelaide's Jarryd Lyons runs with the ball. He will join the Suns next season.

Suns coach says club was ready to stick to its guns over midfielder.

Vaughan signs three-year deal with the Dragons

Paul Vaughan of the Raiders looks for an offload. He has agreed to join the Dragons next year.

The forward has represented NSW Country for the past three years.

Horn out to teach German a lesson

Jeff Horn gets a step closer to a world title fight when he takes on German Rico Mueller on Friday.

Jeff Horn has the fight of his life tonight

Lemanis to square off against former team

Brisbane Bullets head coach Andrej Lemanis gives instructions to his players during the round three match against Melbourne United.

Bullets coach meets Breakers for the first time.

Injured Steketee out of Matador Cup final

Injured Bulls fast bowler Mark Steketee (centre) will miss the one-day cup final on Sunday.

Mark Steketee is out of the Bulls squad for the Matador Cup final.

Jeff Horn goes from bully fighter to world beater

Welterweight boxer Jeff Horn goes through some training moves after a press conference in Brisbane.

Aussie at No.3 in the WBO rankings and can go higher this month.

Chaz Mostert has another mountain to climb

Chaz Mostert is rapt to be back on the mountain.

Driver describes Mount Panorama as more akin to a roller-coaster.

Will Davison: Mountain high, history steep

FAMILY TRADITION: Will Davison will contest his 13th Bathurst 1000 this weekend on the track where he drove alongside the late great Peter Brock in 2004 and won with Garth Tander in 2009.

Bathurst holds a particularly special place in the heart of Davison

Meninga tackles his family's past

Rugby league great Mal Meninga traces his ancestry in an episode of Who Do You Think You Are?

League great keen to take on the challenge.

Bulldogs win helps drive Supercars star Scott McLaughlin

Scott McLaughlin is heading to Bathurst in pursuit of a maiden win on the famous circuit.

Rising star looking to conquer own mountain

Who has the longest drought in Australian sport?

The Sydney Swans celebrate winning the 2005 AFL grand final against West Coast.

We look at the teams that have endured the longest waits for glory.

Still some big 'ifs' over Postecoglou's Socceroos

Tomas Rogic of Australia and Genki Haraguchi of Japan contest possession during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne.

Coach wants Australia to one day challenge for a World Cup.

Fans deserve better from superbrat Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios of Australia was warned by the umpire at the Shanghai Masters that he had to at least make out he was trying.

Aussie put in a bizarre display at the Shanghai Masters.

Good riddance Andrew, our game doesn't need you

Andrew Fifita of the Sharks celebrates following his team's win over the Storm in the NRL grand final.

Fifita was a controversial non-selection in the Kangaroos squad.

Underdog story had to be seen to be believed

Robert Murphy (left) and Easton Wood with the premiership trophy at Whitten Oval for the Western Bulldogs' reception after the 2016 AFL grand final.

So fairytales do exist. Dreams can come true.

'A larrikin who loved life and loved the game'

Former Australian rules footballer and Test cricketer Max Walker displays his trademark bowling action in the Long Room at the Melbourne Cricket Club in Melbourne.

Max Walker was the perfect foil for Lillee and Thomson.

Storm so boring they're enchanting

Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith and coach Craig Bellamy attend a press conference at AAMI Park.

A lot of people don't like how Melbourne plays.

Police raids linked to Eels salary cap dramas

NRL player manager Wayne Beavis leaves his home in Sydney on Thursday.

NSW police searched the homes and offices of prominent agents.

Raiders offer to help get Coal Train back on tracks

Dave Taylor during a Gold Coast Titans training session last year.

Canberra has thrown Dave Taylor a train-and-trial lifeline.

Kiwis rocked by Mannering injury blow

Simon Mannering of the Warriors will miss the Four Nations through injury.

Simon Mannering has been ruled out of the Four Nations.

Burgess to skipper England in Four Nations

Sam Burgess of the Rabbitohs will captain England in the Four Nations tournament, starting this month.

Coach Wayne Bennett says Rabbitohs star "leads from the front”.

Foran could force Lolohea move

Tui Lolohea will leave the Warriors if he can't play five-eighth next year.

Tui Lolohea could end up at St George

Exciting Test, but the plus was one referee

Kangaroos debutant Shannon Boyd runs at Kiwis Isaac Luke and Kevin Proctor during the trans-Tasman Test at nib Stadium in Perth.

The performance of referee Matt Cecchin was the highlight.

Rockliff to stay with Lions under new coach

Tom Rockliff of the Brisbane Lions will be staying put.

Former skipper had been at the centre of trade speculation.

Suns add Hanley to midfield ranks

Former Brisbane Lion Pearce Hanley has been traded to the Gold Coast Suns.

Gold Coast "rapt” to have Pearce Hanley on board.

Former Pie the latest to join rapidly rebuilding Saints

Former Magpie Nathan Brown will join the Saints next season.

Look for the Saints to go marching back into the finals next season.

Melbourne City sweating on fitness of star man

Nicolas Colazo of Melbourne City FC is in doubt to face the Glory because of an ear problem.

Marquee player Nicolas Colazo battling an ear infection.

Messi hat-trick ruins Guardiola's return to Barcelona

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring his side's third goal during the Champions League Group C match against Manchester City at the Camp Nou.

Argentine superstar capitalised on some Manchester City errors.

Foxes on brink of Champions League knockout stage

Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez scores against FC Copenhagen goalkeeper Robin Olsen during their UEFA Champions League Group G match.

Leicester City records 1-0 home win over FC Copenhagen.

Napoli with chance to set Champions League record

Napoli head coach Maurizio Sarri.

Italian side could qualify from its group after only three games.

Canberra Olympic facing huge test against Sydney FC

Angelo Konstantinou of Canberra Olympic celebrates kicking the winning goal from the spot during the FFA Cup quarter-final match against Green Gully at Deakin Stadium.

Minnows from the nation's capital taking on the A-League leaders.

Ranieri defends struggling Leicester players

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri watches over a training session.

"They are human, not machines,” says coach.

Proteas on Starc watch

HOMEWORK TIME: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis is preparing to take on Mitchell Starc.

Proteas will have do their homework on star bowler Mitchell Starc

There's no ducking the issue for Kiwis

New Zealand's Ross Taylor leaves the ground after being dismissed by India's Umesh Yadav in the first ODI.

New Zealand has now recorded 17 ducks in India.

Test spots on the line, says Taylor

Australian batsman Joe Burns returns to the pavilion after being dismissed against Sri Lanka.

Former skipper says at least six spots are up for grabs.

Warner shifts attention to longer forms of game

Australian cricketer David Warner during a net session.

Batsman's form one of few positives from series defeat to Proteas.

Double dose of 50-over action for Centurions sides

Luke Johnstone will debut for the CQ Centurions.

CQ Centurions open, under-21 and under-18 sides play this weekend

Warner heroics not enough to avoid series whitewash

Australia's David Warner makes a run during the fifth ODI against South Africa in Cape Town.

Australia slumped to a 31-run defeat in the fifth ODI.

Tough defence helps Diamonds finish series with a win

The Australian Diamonds have taken out the Constellation Cup for the fourth straight year, edging the Silver Ferns 49-45 in a heated finale in Invercargill.

Ferns preparing to unleash new tactic in series finale

Caitlin Bassett of Australia and Anna Harrison of New Zealand during game three of the Constellation Cup netball series.

New Zealand has trialled the new move in training this week.

Diamonds coach slams Channel Nine

Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander speaks to her players.

Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander slams push for two-point shot.

Diamonds coach concerned by burn-out despite Test win

Gabi Simpson of Australia challenges Grace Rasmussen of New Zealand during game three of the Constellation Cup netball series.

Lisa Alexander believes the Constellation Cup schedule poses a risk.

Silver Ferns ready to host Diamonds

Gretel Tippett of the Diamonds looks to pass during game two of the Constellation Cup series in Launceston.

Third clash in series may be a survival of the fittest.

Silver Ferns shock Diamonds to level series

Laura Langman of the Silver Ferns is surrounded by Diamonds players during game two of the Constellation Cup series.

New Zealand stunned the world champions with a ferocious fightback.

TCC plays way into sixth place in Vicki Wilson Cup

TCC's open netball team (back row, from left) manager Julie-Ann Thackeray, Zeckeisha Oakley, Laynii Hetherington, Rebecca Hall, Lily Bartlem, Tory Rouse, Maggie Gabriel and coach Renee Williams; and (front, from left) Brielle Kennedy, Ellie Nasser, Jane Childes and Sophie Reddy.

TCC finishes sixth out of 205 teams in prestigious Vicki Wilson Cup

Hartnell ready to challenge Winx

It is the discussion that has dominated the 2016 Spring Racing Carnival and the issue will finally be sorted in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley.

Hartnell ready to challenge Winx

Winx, ridden by Hugh Bowman, goes through her paces in trackwork ahead of the Cox Plate.

Winx, ridden by Hugh Bowman, is worthy of her place as favourite.

Punters can't get enough of Winx

Hugh Bowman (centre) rides Winx to victory in the Caulfield Stakes earlier this month.

The five-year-old to start the shortest-price favourite since 2010.

Yankee Rose bringing 'A-game' to Cox Plate, says trainer

Jockey Dean Yendall on Yankee Rose celebrates winning the Spring Champion Stakes at Randwick.

David Vandyke gives his dual Group 1 winner a chance.

Favourites satisfied with Cox Plate barrier draw

James McDonald rides Hartnell to the barrier for the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington earlier this month.

Winx to jump from No.3 and Hartnell in No.7.

GALLERY: St Peter's Caulfield Cup at Callaghan Park

L-R Jess Pevinsky, Jamie Kirkwood and Brittaney Burkhardt at the St Peter's Caulfield Cup Race Day. Photo Liam Fahey / Morning Bulletin

Were you snapped track side at Callaghan Park's Caulfield Cup?

Attaboy! Neddy's victory helps ease owner's pain

WELCOME WIN: Trainer John Wigginton, jockey Scott Sheargold, Our Neddy Boy, strapper Jess Mergard, and the ownership group Pat Walsh, Estelle Lawrence, Shane Walsh and Brian Lawrence at Callaghan Park this week.

Our Neddy Boy back in winner's circle after almost two years

Scott hoping to go one better in Kuala Lumpur

Adam Scott missed his first cut in more than a year at the Japan Open last week but will be looking for something a lot better at the CIMB Classic.

Ko gives caddie the boot

Lydia Ko of New Zealand watches her shot on the fourth hole during the third round of the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship in South Korea.

World No.1 has split with Australian Jason Hamilton.

Woods 'can't push it' on road to recovery, says Day

Tiger Woods laughs with Jason Day before at last year's British Open at St Andrews in Scotland.

Jason Day says Tiger Woods will not be back on tour until next year.

Trevor fires in final nine to win CQ Open

Trevor Tougher has claimed another Open victory.

Yeppoon golfer scores fourth major win for 2016