Football flair wins Woori Warriors plenty of fans

LEADING THE CHARGE: Woorabinda Warriors' captain Lindsay Jarrett was named the under-20 player of the carnival at the Schwarz Excavations Nines.

Rocky Brothers women impress in their Nines debut

Timothy makes splash at short course meet

Caribeae's Timothy Cookson was in top form at Saturday's swim meet.

208 swimmers from across CQ hit the water in Rocky

Super Seagulls make it three in a row at Nines

THREE-TIME CHAMPIONS: The Yeppoon Seagulls celebrate their three-peat at the Schwarz Excavations Nines at Browne Park.

Emu Park wins two divisions at annual Nines tournament

RGS scores thrilling win at home

ATTACKING RAID: RGS player Caleb Kennedy looks to get a pass away before he is wrapped up by the Ignatius Park defence in the open rugby match on Saturday.

Last-minute try decides result in rugby union clash

Simic strikes early to set up big win for Frenchville

Jason Wells scored an unbeaten 77 to lead Frenchville to victory over Cap Coast-Parkana.

Frenchville earns bonus point from comfortable win

Norths on track for grand final berth at Nines

Results from Day 1 of the Schwarz Excavation Nines.

Fans treated to entertaining footy on opening day of Nines

Jillaroos stars share skills at coaching clinics

Two Jillaroos stars in town to do coaching clinics at North Rocky High School. Front Nadia Blutcher, back l-r Chelsea Baker, Ella Peters, Britney Willie, Annette Brander and Audrey Butler.

Aussie duo hopes to inspire more girls to join rugby league ranks

Martin's defence an inspiration to Wildcats

Casey Prather says Damian Martin's defence in the Perth Wildcats' win over Illawarra in the first game of the NBL grand final series was inspirational.

Oates excited to have Moga join him on giant left side

SIZE ON THE LEFT: Broncos winger Corey Oates is keen to link with Cowboy recruit Tautau Moga.

Tautau Moga tipped to play centre inside Corey Oates for the Broncos

Italy's tactics underhanded says Eddie Jones

FRUSTRATED: An angry Eddie Jones has slammed Italy's tactics in the Six Nations loss to England.

That's not rugby, says Eddie Jones

Winx could get even better

Jockey Hugh Bowman on Winx gestures to the crowd as they return to scale after winning the TAB Chipping Norton Stakes last Saturday.

Winx could be getting even better.

Tomic and Kyrgios set for Mexican showdown

MATES: Bernard Tomic (left) could face Nick Kyrgios (right) for the first time in their professional careers this week.

Kyrgios and Tomic could face off for the first time as pros

Lyon's performance vital to O'Keefe's results

TWIN SPINNERS: The performance of Nathan Lyon (right) helped Steve O'Keefe (left) to his record haul of wickets in the First Test at Pune.

Darren Lehmann praises Nathan Lyon's performance in Pune

Hager steers Kalinga to first Hockey India League title

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 07:  Head Coach Mark Hager during the New Zealand Olympic Games women's hockey team announcement at Auckland Grammar Hockey Turf on July 7, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images for NZOC)

Mark Hager steered Kalinga Lancers to their first title.

The headlines your club doesn't want to see this season

Billy Slater of the Melbourne Storm.

These are the humdingers fans will be praying they don't see.

League legends pitch in to help ex-Manly great

Noel Cleal during his time as Sea Eagles recruitment manager.

Noel "Crusher” Cleal had fire rip through his farm at Pappinbarra.

Will coaching change be too late for Rafa?

Rafael Nadal of Spain in action during the Australian Open final.

'Uncle Toni' regrets keeping news of his departure from Nadal.

Exit lounge: the NRL players set for a swansong

Former Dragons player Benji Marshall has signed with the Broncos.

We look at who is most likely hanging the boots up at end of 2017.

Firebirds champ Romelda Aiken ready to resurface

Romelda Aiken in control during a recent practice match.

Aiken is out to conquer her personal demons, writes Terry Mallinder

'When things don't go well the media hammers you'

Australia's Shane Watson during day one of the first Ashes Test in Cardiff in 2015.

Shane Watson opens up on his career struggles.

The Test team Australia should select in India

Australia's Shaun Marsh bats during a practice match against India XI in Mumbai

There's a reason Shaun Marsh is seen as a virtual lock

Magic of the FA Cup still well and truly alive

Lincoln City's Nathan Arnold (left) and Burnley's Joey Barton battle for the ball.

Competition gives part-timers a chance to rub shoulders with greats.

Great Scott, he's serious about becoming a Knight

Cowboys prop Matt Scott.

Cowboys prop may feel a change of scenery could be an elixir.

Brisbane Tens was doomed from the start

Reds player Samu Kerevi crosses to score a try during a quarter-final at the Brisbane Global Tens at Suncorp Stadium.

Concept simply comes across as a clunkier version of sevens.

Nines showcase thrilling talent ... and bad haircuts

New Panther James Tamou looks fitter than ever.

Tony Durkin looks at some of the left-field highlights.

Cahill send-off overshadows great weekend of A-League

Tim Cahill of Melbourne City walks off after being red carded before even being substituted on to the field during the round 18 A-League match against the Melbourne Victory.

Just when you thought you'd seen it all in Socceroos's career ...

Watch out for "fired-up” Farah, says Lawrence

New South Wales State of Origin player Robbie Farah takes part in the captain's run in Sydney on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. NSW will host Queensland in the third match of State of Origin series in Sydney on Wednesday. (AAP Image/Paul Miller) NO ARCHIVING

Chris Lawrence knows Robbie Farah will be "fired up” against Tigers.

Idris faces rare bout of nerves

NERVES: Jamal Idris returns to the NRL with Wests Tigers on Friday night after an 18-month break from the game.

Jamal Idris is unusually nervous about his return to the NRL

Sterlo says Bulldogs and Broncos are gone for 2017

VITAL: Peter Sterling says the Broncos need Ben Hunt to fire every week for Brisbane to make this year's finals.

Sterlo says Bulldogs and Broncos can't make this year's finals

McManus concussion action could lead to flood of court cases

ACTION: James McManus is taking legal action against the Newcastle Knights over his concussion treatment.

Former Origin winger James McManus is suing the Newcastle Knights

All you need to know about this weekend's Nines

The womens team representatives (from left) Sarah Field from the Emu Park Emus, Meagan Rickertt from Rockhampton Brothers, Amber Carsburg from Norths Chargers and Miranda Baker from the Blackwater Crushettes.

Who's playing, when they're playing and how the games work

Three new faces in Swans' side for AFL curtain-raiser

Wes Hawke will play with the Yeppoon Swans in tomorrow's AFLQ Central Queensland Cup in Mackay.

AFL Capricornia champions to play in AFLQ Central Queensland Cup

AFL boss reveals plans for women's decider

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan.

Gillon McLachlan thrilled with the hype around the competition.

AFL 'comfortable' with how it dealt with Bombers saga

COMFORTABLE: AFL boss Gillon McLachan is okay with how the AFL dealt with the Essendon supplements saga.

McLachlan "comfortable” with how the AFL handled the Essendon saga

Air quality raises concerns for Reds

Tarek Elrich (left) in action against Melbourne Victory.

Major concern over air quality

Kane able to get Spurs back on track

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane celebrates after scoring his side's second goal against Stoke.

A hat-trick from Harry Kane puts Spurs second in EPL.

Saints boss wants video help for refs after final shocker

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates with the trophy after his side won the League Cup Final.

Video technology needed, says Saints boss.

Juve wins again to stretch Serie A lead

Juventus' Alex Sandro celebrates after scoring against Empoli.

Juventus stretches winning home run to 30 games.

Guus Hiddink linked with Leicester City job

Guus Hiddink could be the next boss at Leicester.

Leicester City is reportedly targeting Guus Hiddink.

No excuses as Roar slips to shock defeat

Phoenix players celebrate after scoring a goal during in the win over Brisbane Roar.

Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi refused to be critical of his team.

Mooney scores maiden ODI century in loss to NZ

Brisbane Heat opener Beth Mooney, pictured at Allan Border Field, Brisbane, scored her maiden century for the Southern Stars.

Mooney scored 100 from 123 balls.

A long time between drinks for Aussies

Australia's Steve O'Keefe, center, and teammates celebrate after winning the first cricket test match against India in Pune.

4502 days, five Prime Ministers ....

Captain Steve Smith's secret weapon

WHAT A TEST: Steve O'Keefe celebrates after taking one of his 12 wickets in Pune.

Monty Panesar backed spinner to shine in India.

Smith delighted but he wants more

GREAT WIN: Australia's captain Steve Smith (left) leads the celebration after his side beat India in the First Test in Pune.

Steve Smith he wants more improvement from his team

Man of the match confusion after Australia beats India

Australia's Steve O'Keefe, right, celebrates the dismissal of India's Virat Kohli during the third day of the first test cricket match in Pune, India, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.

Australia has won in India for the first time since October 2004

Giants confident ahead of Magpies clash

The Giants head south to take on Super Netball favourites, the Magpies, with a new-found confidence says their captain Kim Green.

Netballer humiliated by umpire over skirt length

Rachael's netball skirt was deemed “too short”.

An adult netballer was left humiliated on the court by the umpire

Magpies skipper wants more after first win

Madi Robinson of the Magpies in action.

Magpies captain Madi Robinson happy with win.

Giants living up to name in Super Netball

Kimberlee Green of the Giants passes  at Qudos Bank Arena

They've only all been together less than a dozen times

Swifts have Wright to celebrate

Sam Wallace of the Swifts takes a pass  at Qudos Bank Arena

It was netball's first ever battle of the blokes

Firebirds not about to start panicking

Romelda Aiken battles with Sharni Layton at the Brisbane Entertainment & Convention Centre.

Powerhouse being winless after two rounds of Suncorp Super Netball

Ravaillion's warning to Super Netball rivals

Kim Ravaillion (left) of the Magpies makes a pass during round one of Super Netball.

Midcourt star says the Magpies will be "unbreakable”.

The box office horse melting hearts

Not only a bucking horse, Kenny rose to box office fame in the movie Charlie and Boots starring Paul Hogan and Shane Jacobson.

Bowman: Winx can run down Black Caviar record

Hugh Bowman rides Winx (right) past the post in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley Racecourse

Winx's winning streak stands at 14

Group 1 race just what the Doc ordered

Hey Doc ridden by Luke Currie wins race 6 CS Hayes Stakeson Black Caviar, The Great Horse Raceday at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Saturday. Feb. 18, 2017. (AAP Image/Tracey Nearmy) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Trainer Tony McEvoy says Hey Doc "has to” go the Australian Guineas.

Kabra young gun takes top title

COWBOY: Matt Moffat

Matt Moffat wins Charlie Maher Memorial Young Guns Campdraft

Classy offerings at Rockhampton yearling sales

NEW HIGH: Jeff Leaver at the Capricornia Yearling Sales at the Robert Schwarten Pavilion  on Sunday.

Qld's leading studs represented at the Rocky Showgrounds-based sale

Only bad luck will end Winx's streak, says trainer

Hugh Bowman celebrates another Winx victory.

Peter Moody insists Winx has same invincibility as Black Caviar.

Tom leading the trainer charge

ON TRACK: Rockhampton horse trainer Tom Button is leading the Rockhampton Jockey Club's trainer premiership table with 11 wins from 71 starts to his name.

With 11 wins from 71 starts Button is poised for glory

Illness lays Day low again

World No.2 Jason Day has pulled out of another tournament, this time laid low by a "double ear infection and the flu”.

Johnson takes golf's No.1 spot from Jason Day

Dustin Johnson poses with his trophy on the 18th green after winning the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club.

Aussie Jason Day has given up the world number one ranking.

Late blitz helps world No.6 to Australian Open title

Ha Na Jang of South Korea plays a shot during round four of the Australian Open at Royal Adelaide.

Ha Na Jang produced a stunning late surge to win at Royal Adelaide.

Day not ready to give up No.1 tag yet

PRIDE OF PLACE: Australian Jason Day is determined to hold onto his number one ranking as a matter of pride.

Jason Day is determined to hang on to his world No.1 spot.