National Sport

Wed 26 Sep 2018

Cambage just can’t miss as Opals keep on rolling

Cambage just can’t miss as Opals keep on rolling

ANOTHER standout performance from Liz Cambage has inspired Australia to a 90-64 victory over Turkey and an unbeaten record in Spain.

Cowboys confirm Barba one-year deal

premium_icon Cowboys confirm Barba one-year deal

THE North Queensland Cowboys have confirmed the signing of Dally M winning fullback Ben Barba to a one-year deal.

Why Billy Slater decision is a joke

Why Billy Slater decision is a joke

SO the shoulder charge is legal as long as you meant to tackle. Or Billy Slater got special treatment — which is another horrible precedent.

Slater & Ghabar: How Billy outsmarted NRL’s legal eagles

Slater & Ghabar: How Billy outsmarted NRL’s legal eagles

AFTER marathon judiciary hearing that went for almost three hours, Billy Slater is free to play in the grand final. Here’s how the retiring Storm star and his team...

‘Paranoid’ AFL club’s bizarre ban

‘Paranoid’ AFL club’s bizarre ban

A MELBOURNE club is at war with leading journalist Caroline Wilson, banning her from a function she’s been part of for 20 years.

‘He’ll never captain again’: Jose to strip Pogba of armband

‘He’ll never captain again’: Jose to strip Pogba of armband

JOSE Mourinho has reportedly told Manchester United’s squad that Paul Pogba will never captain the team again.

Slater call ‘insulted’ dead player, says brother

Slater call ‘insulted’ dead player, says brother

The brother of the James Ackerman, who was tragically killed while playing rugby league for the Sunshine Coast, has labelled the Slater decision an insult.

Billy Slater to play in the NRL grand final

Billy Slater to play in the NRL grand final

BILLY Slater will play for the Melbourne Storm in this week’s NRL grand final after a tense wait before an NRL judiciary hearing.

Tue 25 Sep 2018

Buzz: Slater cleared in NRL’s no-win scenario

premium_icon Buzz: Slater cleared in NRL’s no-win scenario

BILLY Slater saved the best sidestep of his career for the NRL judiciary on Tuesday night to get his clearance to play in Sunday’s grand final.

A win for Slater, Storm and rugby league

premium_icon A win for Slater, Storm and rugby league

WHAT a mess the Slater circus has been. But at least we can now prepare for the most anticipated NRL grand final in 20 years

Not guilty: Slater free to play in grand final

Not guilty: Slater free to play in grand final

THE NRL judiciary has taken more than 50 minutes to deliberate clear Billy Slater to play a fairytale NRL grand final in his final game.

Broncos make decision on Bennett future

premium_icon Broncos make decision on Bennett future

WAYNE Bennett’s 25-year reign as Brisbane Broncos coach is over after next season.

Lynn alert! Bulls destroyer punishes Redbacks

premium_icon Lynn alert! Bulls destroyer punishes Redbacks

CHRIS Lynn confirmed his billing as Australia’s knight in shining armour with a stunning maiden one-day hundred for Queensland, including eight sixes.

Suns reveal pre-draft player access

Suns reveal pre-draft player access

GOLD Coast Suns have revealed instead of priority picks, the AFL has granted them pre-draft access to three mature-age players and extra rookie spots.

No sympathy for Slater says Mitchell

No sympathy for Slater says Mitchell

LATRELL Mitchell sat on the sidelines during the preliminary final hoping for a chance to play in a decider. However, he said he feels no sympathy for Storm...

Miles more smiles ahead for Gai at Randwick

Miles more smiles ahead for Gai at Randwick

Big Randwick miles and Gai Waterhouse go hand-in-hand, and co-trainer Adrian Bott says the stable has the right horses ready to add to that record this Saturday

Price right for Diamonds debut

premium_icon Price right for Diamonds debut

FIVE years after she made her debut for a New Zealand side Jamie-Lee Price will cross the Tasman as a prospective Diamond hoping her first international cap.

J-Mac eyes big prize with D’Argento

J-Mac eyes big prize with D’Argento

Last weekend’s Rosehill meeting left James McDonald in a state of shock but D’Argento could change all that on Saturday in the $1 million Epsom Handicap

Storm divided on Smith’s retirement hint

Storm divided on Smith’s retirement hint

STORM players Cameron Munster and Ryan Hoffman have differing views on whether their skipper Cameron Smith will call it quits after the grand final.

Eels sack NRL veteran over failed drugs test

premium_icon Eels sack NRL veteran over failed drugs test

Parramatta sacked enigmatic back-rower Tony Williams on Tuesday after the former Test and Origin player failed a second drugs test

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