Thurston sees big things ahead for Taylor and Elgey

Johnathan Thurston tells the Titans to have patience with young playmakers Ashley Taylor and Kane Elgey

Plenty to learn for Magpies in tight win, says coach

Caitlin Thwaites scored the match-winning goal for the Magpies.

Magpies get last-gasp win over Swifts.

Magpies swoop to take last-gasp win

Caitlin Thwaites of the Magpies scored the winning goal in a tight finish against the Swifts.

Caitlin Thwaites has sealed a dramatic 55-54 win for Collingwood.

Waratahs won't bow down to pressure: Horwitz

David Horwitz of the Waratahs (right) celebrates teammates after scoring the winning try against the Rebels.

'We're not a team that's going to splinter', says Waratah.

Emotional win for returning Bombers

DRAMA OVER: Essendon's Michael Hurley says the Bombers' supplements saga is finally over.

Michael Hurley says Essendon's troubles are finally behind the club.

Socceroos stars defend new playing system

Tomi Juric in action against Iraq.

Tomi Juric says players will stick with the new-look system.

Williams escapes injury in fatal cup fall

LUCKY: Jockey Craig Williams escaped serious injury in a fall after the winning post in Saturday's Mornington Cup.

Craig Williams will be out of racing for a week after a heavy fall

'Pest' Laura Clemesha hitting new heights with Firebirds

Laura Clemesha (right) of the Firebirds attempts to block Caitlin Thwaites of the Magpies.

It has been a baptism by fire for the six-foot-three Laura Clemesha.

Was Barca's comeback the best in history?

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard (left) holds the trophy after Liverpool's victory in the the 2005 UEFA Champions League final.

We run through some of sport's most memorable fightbacks.

Who's the strongest in the NRL?

Raiders forward Shannon Boyd.

These are the crowd-pleasers who can stop a whole gym.

Former Supercars champs gunning for title

Garth Tander is back at Garry Rogers Motorsport.

These title winners have lost none of their drive for success.

Laura Enever giving her all for surfing

Laura Enever is loving being able to give back to her sport.

Sydney girl has always been a generous soul.

The NRL's unlucky 16 for round one

Penrith recruit Tim Browne in action for the Bulldogs.

These are the players on the cusp of selection at your NRL club.

Titans are the real NRL superheroes

Gold Coast Titans players celebrate a try during their round three NRL match against the Parramatta Eels at Cbus Super Stadium.

When under the pump the Gold Coast has produced some heroic wins.

Why Kohli is the Trump of world sport

India's captain Virat Kohli gestures towards Australia's Matt Renshaw as he runs to celebrate the dismissal of David Warner during the fourth day of the third Test in Ranchi.

The Indian captain is a law unto himself.

Thurston despised today but loved tomorrow

Cowboys skipper Johnathan Thurston is swamped by teammates after kicking a field goal to down the Brisbane Broncos in extra time on Friday night.

Cowboys great tests appeal with extra-time thrillers

Seeing is believing ... Barcelona completes impossible dream

Barcelona's Sergi Roberto celebrates after scoring the sixth goal during the Champions League round of 16, second leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday March 8, 2017. Barcelona won 6-1. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Just when you thought you had seen everything ...

Memo to NRL: Don't bring back the biff

James Graham and Will Chambers after the Round 1 NRL match between the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and the Melbourne Storm at Belmore Sports Ground in Sydney, Saturday, March 3rd, 2017. (AAP Image/Craig Golding) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

In round one three players were reprimanded for punching.

Game must face hard discussion about Cartwright action

Penrith Panthers NRL player Bryce Cartwright takes part in a training session in Sydney

IT went without examination but Phil Gould nailed it early.

Graham outstanding as Sharks see off Eels

Michael Jennings (centre) of the Eels is tackled by Matt Prior (right) and Wade Graham of the Sharks.

Captain-in-waiting led his team to victory against Parramatta 20-6.

DCE inspires Sea Eagles to thashing of Bulldogs

Daly Cherry-Evans of the Sea Eagles is tackled by Greg Eastwood of the Bulldogs.

Daly Cherry-Evans set the hallowed Brookvale turf alight.

Sharks have ready-made Origin replacement for Gallen

Matt Prior during a Sharks training session at Southern Cross Group Stadium.

Cronulla coach believes he's uncovered ex-Blues captain's successor.

NSW Origin hopeful emerges as Panthers flog Knights

Peter Wallace of the Panthers celebrates with Reagen Campbell-Gillard after scoring against the Newcastle Knights.

VIDEO: Penrith ran riot over a hapless Newcastle, winning 40-0.

Clutch Kahu field goal lifts Broncos over Raiders

Andrew McCullough of the Brisbane Broncos is lifted by his teammates after scoring a try against the Canberra Raiders.

VIDEO: The Broncos finally found a crunch-time hero.

'The fact is, he lied today, not me'

Brisbane Broncos coach Wayne Bennett talks to his players during training at Red Hill.

Paul Kent has lashed Wayne Bennett for calling him a liar.

Scans reveal Riewoldt knee injury not serious

Nick Riewoldt is stretchered off after injuring his knee in the loss to Melbourne.

THE AFL world has breathed a collective sigh of relief.

Lions hold off fast-finishing Suns

Gary Ablett of the Gold Coast Suns (centre) is tackled by Daniel Rich of the Brisbane Lions.

Brisbane roared, snored then clawed their way to two-point victory.

Bombers rally to stirring first-up win

Dyson Heppell (left) and Orazio Fantasia of the Bombers react after Fantasia kicked a goal against the Hawks.

Essendon defeated Hawthorn by 25 points at the MCG.

Drought over as Andorra earns a draw

Andorra has broken a streak of 58 losing games with a draw against the Faroe Islands.

Andorra has finally broken its sequence of 58 consecutive defeats.

Aloisi hits back at Roar's critics

Jamie MacLaren celebrates his goal against Melbourne Victory.

BRISBANE coach John Aloisi slammed the club's detractors.

Roar striker's stunner clinches win over Victory

Jamie MacLaren of Brisbane Roar celebrates scoring against the Victory.

VIDEO: Jamie Maclaren rammed home his 15th goal of the season.

Reds off bottom with win over Mariners

Roy O'Donovan of the Mariners clashes with Kim Jae-sung of Adelaide United during their A-League match.

VIDEO: Baba Diawara magic revived the reigning A-League champions.

Muscat to unleash exciting young guns on Roar

Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat.

Youth will be a key theme at Suncorp Stadium.

Postecoglou won't compromise on radical formation

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou.

Socceroos coach will put his legacy on the line.

Warne's good turn helps debutant rout Aussies

FINE DEBUT: India's Kuldeep Yadav thanked Shane Warne for coaching tips.

Warne's instructions helped Indian spinner Kuldeep Yadav

Hodge says Smith can score 50 Test tons

Brad Hodge predicts that Australian Test captain Steve Smith will score up to 50 Test centuries.

Brad Hodge predicts Steve Smith will score "40 or 50” Test centuries

Rookie skittles Aussies after Smith notches ton

Australian captain Steve Smith.

Australia was pegged back by a debutant spinner on the opening day.

'You've got to convince him'

India's Virat Kohli during the practice session ahead of the fourth Test against Australia in Dharmsala.

Indian great slams absence of Virat Kohli for deciding Test.

White wants fifth Shield title to cap tumultuous few years

Cameron White playing for the Renegades in the Big Bash League.

All-rounder still going 16 seasons after Bushrangers debut.

What the Aussie cricket team asked the Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama (left) touches the nose of Australian cricket team captain Steven Smith in Dharmsala.

His Holiness met with Steve Smith and co in Dharamsala.

Vixens continue winning ways against GWS

Melbourne side chalked up a third straight win.

Wood and Bassett spark Lightning to dominant win in Perth

NETBALL: Sunshine Coast Lighting v Melbourne Vixens at Caloundra Indoor Stadium. Lighting's GA player Stephanie Wood takes aim.

Sunshine Coast confirms its title credentials.

Aiken to miss first game since 2008

Romelda Aiken of the Firebirds in action.

Firebirds shooter has a minor knee niggle.

Former Diamond in line for shock Thunderbirds call-up

Renae Ingles could be set for a Thunderbirds return.

Renae Ingles has not played netball since October 2015.

Langman to be named despite nasty finger injury

TOUGH: Laura Langman.

Lightning to name injured star but recovery will be monitored.

Giants skipper to miss remainder of season

Kim Green (left) of the Giants looks to make a pass during the round three Super Netball match against the Magpies.

Kim Green has a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament.

Gritty Lightning midcourter praised for match-winning role

KEY PLAYER: Laura Scherian of the Lightning passes the ball.

She had almost 150 possessions and came up with 'that play'.

Tragedy mars Godolphin's moment of glory

Tally's victory was overshadowed by what happened to The Gold Trail.

Weir drought ends in Sydney, now for the flood

Leading trainer Darren Weir.

Trainer has the talented Humidor among the favourites for The BMW.

Mackay man seen 'beating horse around the head'

The commission inquired into allegations that the Mackay trainer mistreated a thoroughbred racehorse in his care.

Trainer caught 'beating a horse around the head'

Trainer closing in on record-breaking century

Trainer Darren Weir at Flemington.

Darren Weir on verge of training 100 city winners for the season.

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.

Jason Day's mother undergoes surgery

Dening was diagnosed with lung cancer at the beginning of 2017.

Jason Day forced out of tournament as mum fights cancer

Jason Day hugs his mum Dening.

"It’s really hard to comprehend being on the golf course right now."

Leishman win earns spot at the Masters

Marc Leishman, of Australia, poses with his family, while holding the championship trophy after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, March 19, 2017. With Leishman are sons, Harvey, 5, left, and Oliver, 3, and wife, Audrey. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

MARC Leishman has stretched the Aussie Masters contingent to five.

Hadwin victory secures spot at the Masters

Adam Hadwin and his fiance Jessica Kippenberger hold up the champion's trophy after he won the Valspar Championship.

Hadwin holds on for Valspar Championship win