National Sport

Sat 23 Jun 2018

Selfless female footballer loses job over Origin

Selfless female footballer loses job over Origin

WOMEN’S sport trailblazer and Origin captain Maddie Studdon was given a harsh ultimatum from her boss after last night’s Blues win.

Portelli ponders shot at Golden Rose

Portelli ponders shot at Golden Rose

Dio D’Oro has given trainer Gary Portelli reason to be ambitious, while Silent Explorer has left trainer David Payne wondering what might have been

Slater: Bert is wrong, Timmy Cahill MUST play

Slater: Bert is wrong, Timmy Cahill MUST play

The fact that Tim Cahill didn’t play against Denmark was a national outrage, argues Socceroos legend Robbie Slater

Queensland confident enforcer Napa will play Origin II

Queensland confident enforcer Napa will play Origin II

Queensland coach Kevin Walters is confident Dylan Napa will be ready to go for Sunday night’s must-win game against NSW

Secret meaning of hand signals by Swiss players

Secret meaning of hand signals by Swiss players

Two Switzerland stars of Albanian heritage risk international incident with inflammatory gestures during 2-1 win over Serbia at the World Cup

Ricciardo impresses in France as Hamilton tops practice

Ricciardo impresses in France as Hamilton tops practice

Australia's Daniel Ricciardo finished in the top three in each of the first two practice sessions, as Lewis Hamilton sent a warning to his French GP rivals

Neymar roasted for World Cup con job

Neymar roasted for World Cup con job

Brazilian superstar Neymar was blasted from all corners after he tried a World Cup bluff that blew up in his face

Millions tune in to follow Socceroos

Millions tune in to follow Socceroos

It might have been a nightmare tournament so far for Optus and their streaming services, but TV ratings for the Socceroos have sky-rocketed

England fractured by World Cup civil war

England fractured by World Cup civil war

IF anyone can derail the promising start to England’s World Cup campaign in Russia — it’s the English themselves.

Wallabies have got something brewing

Wallabies have got something brewing

Losing's never easy but the Wallabies can be confident in tonight's clash with Ireland after failing to produce their best in the second Test but going so close

Cahill’s ‘unbelievable’ reaction to snub

Cahill’s ‘unbelievable’ reaction to snub

SOCCEROOS coach Bert van Marwijk sat his team down for a heart-to-heart at training in Russia — and Tim Cahill had something to say.

Fri 22 Jun 2018

Wallaby gets chance to prove his critics wrong

Wallaby gets chance to prove his critics wrong

Much-maligned Wallabies halfback Nick Phipps has the chance to prove his critics wrong when he gets a start in Saturday night's series decider against Ireland

‘I could sit here and squeal too’: Hansen roasts the French

‘I could sit here and squeal too’: Hansen roasts the French

The New Zealand-France Test series is reaching a spiky conclusion with Steve Hansen calling on the tourists to quit complaining about the referees

Furious Fifita takes down The Footy Show

Furious Fifita takes down The Footy Show

IT was all smiles for Andrew Fifita in his appearance on the NRL Footy Show, but an angry post-show spray revealed what the Tongan forward was really thinking

Moss Trip chasing crowning glory in Tiara

Moss Trip chasing crowning glory in Tiara

Moss Trip, arguably the most improved racehorse in training, can cap a stellar season by claiming the Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara at Doomben on Saturday

'Clear' link between Origin and DV: expert

'Clear' link between Origin and DV: expert

A NEW study has exposed a link between increased domestic violence in NSW and State of Origin matches.

Great White Shark Greg Norman goes 'free willy'

Great White Shark Greg Norman goes 'free willy'

GREG Norman — the Great White Shark — has gone all Free Willy again, with the sexagenarian golfer enthusiastically getting his kit off.

Double standard: SBS star abused over ‘fake accent’

Double standard: SBS star abused over ‘fake accent’

SBS World Cup host Lucy Zelic is no stranger to online abuse. Now she’s copping it over the way she speaks.

Tallis rips into Maroons’ under-fire forwards

Tallis rips into Maroons’ under-fire forwards

A passionate Gorden Tallis says the new-look Queensland forward pack has a duty to ensure Sunday’s must-win clash in Sydney is the start of another golden run

Ricciardo swerves $20 million question

Ricciardo swerves $20 million question

DANIEL Ricciardo has addressed a report he’s been offered a mega-rich rival contract offer, admitting it’s not just Ferrari and Mercedes in the race.

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