Wagner's ready to stand tall for Rockets

SHARP SHOOTER: Towering basketballer David Wagner will join the McDonald's Rockhampton Rockets after a five-year stint in the Canadian college system.

New recruit joins Rockets after stint in Canadian college system

Sporting fun for CQ children

SPORTING FUN: Ready,  Steady, Go Kids is a  multi-sport program offering a range of activities children can learn and enjoy.

The perfect way to introduce your youngsters to the world of sport.

Why not take a swing at softball?

Central Queenslanders urged to touch base with this growing sport

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

Swans reign supreme in CQ Cup clash

The Yeppoon Swans dominated across the park in the clash against the Mackay City Hawks at Harrup Park on Sunday.

AFL Capricornia champions run out 107-point winners against Hawks

More than just a place to play sport

ROOM WITH A VIEW: Frenchville Sports Club dining facilities overlook Ryan Park for all the sporting action.

Frenchville Sports Club offers both social and sporting atmosphere.

Rocky touch reps play part in securing world No.1 ranking

WORLD-CLASS: Members of Rockhampton's Australian touch contingent who played in the Youth Trans-Tasman Series are (from left) Luke O'Brien (19 mixed), Lachlan Crow (17 mixed), Jacob Marinan (19 boys), Harry Griffin (19 mixed), Mitchell Smith (assistant coach 19 mixed), Jack Hughes (19 mixed), Damon Moore (19 boys), Liam Grant (17 mixed) and Baillie List (17 boys).

Rocky contingent to play with Qld Cowboys in Elite Eights Series

Laura Enever giving her all for surfing

Sydney girl has always been a generous soul.

Tigers table lucrative offer to Dustin Martin

Dustin Martin of the Tigers.

Richmond has offered a significant long-term contract.

Club owner set to decide James O'Connor's fate

James O'Connor of Toulon is tackled by Joe Rokocoko of Racing 92.

Mourad Boudjellal is expected to suspend and fine the Australian.

Bulls' defeat leaves Shield season on the line

Tom Cooper scored a century for the Redbacks in a win over the Bulls.

The Queensland Bulls' season goes on the line next week.

Write us off at your peril, warns Gallen

Paul Gallen and Andrew Fifita of the Sharks celebrate following their team's win over the Storm in the NRL grand final.

Cronulla captain has no concerns about team being written off.

Skipper backs Mbye to give the Dogs bite

Moses Mbye of the Bulldogs scores a try.

James Graham says halfback not to blame for a misfiring attack.

India's dodgy DRS reviews giving Aussies an edge

India captain Virat Kohli.

The hosts had a terrible time of it in Pune.

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 ...

Burgess sick of Farah focus

Robbie Farah takes part in a NSW State of Origin training session.

Englishman wants other players in his South Sydney side recognised.

Wicks 'standing tall' at home on the Clarence

MAN OF STEEL: Grafton Ghosts captain-coach Danny Wicks stands tall by the iconic Grafton Bridge.

Former NRL hardman has soft spot for life at home.

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

Phelps mantra inspires Josh Mansour's recovery

INSPIRING: Josh Mansour is using words from Michael Phelps as inspiration during his rehab

Josh Mansour is using Michael Phelps as inspiration

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

AFL chief to be new Suns boss

Mark Evans is the new CEO of the Gold Coast Suns.

AFL head of football Mark Evans new Suns CEO

Power president digs in over Suns jumper row

Gold Coast Suns players make their way from the ground.

Daivd Koch is now demanding the AFL intervene.

Magpies give life membership to Malthouse

Collingwood coach Mick Malthouse in 2010.

Collingwood played finals in eight years under coach.

Broich backs Roar to rise from slumber

Thomas Broich (right) wants a reaction from Roar players in the Asian Champions League.

Thomas Broich wants a lift from Roar.

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.

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

Indian insider claims Pune pitch was "doctored”

Steve O'Keefe stunned India with 12 wickets in the first Test in Pune.

Questions asked after Australia win.

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.

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

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.