No room for Billy Slater in Maroons, says Justin Hodges

Storm star would have to unseat incumbent fullback Darius Boyd.

Australian punter joins NFL's Dallas Cowboys

Australian Sam Irwin-Hill playing for the Arkansas Razorbacks.

The Aussie contingent in the NFL is up to seven players.

Emotional James Graham pays tribute to Josh Reynolds

James Graham of the Bulldogs.

"It did rattle me, I still am a little bit.”

Title dream not dead yet, says Spurs boss

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen celebrates scoring the winning goal against Crystal Palace.

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Spurs close gap at top of EPL to four points.

Opals star Liz Cambage to make WNBL return

Australia centre Liz Cambage reacts after making a basket for the Opals.

Superstar hoping to represent Australia at the Commonwealth Games.

Paul Gallen approached to play in Origin clash

Paul Gallen of the Sharks.

Sharks captain is set to step out of representative retirement.

Ready for the Pac Man: Jeff Horn's dream fight now reality

SQUARING UP: Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn face off during a press conference at Suncorp Stadium.

"He's not past it, he's still a massive champion.”

The 10 stars to watch in the A-League finals

Besart Berisha of the Melbourne Victory.

Ahead of the start of the playoffs, we look at the top 10 players.

'There's no doubt I was lost there for a little while'

Carlton's Anthony Koutoufides in 2004.

Anthony Koutoufides has admitted he struggled with leaving the AFL.

Augusta family refusing to budge despite Masters' millions

Jose Maria Olazabal (left) and Sergio Garcia walk up the 13th fairway at Augusta National.

Meet the US's own version of Australia's Kerrigans from The Castle.

Lions, Suns must stay the course, says Paul Roos

Brisbane captain Dayne Beams.

AFL great says Queenslanders are on the right track.

'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.

'Who gets sacked for this filthy mismanagement?'

Wests Tigers coach Ivan Cleary watches on during a training session at Concord Oval.

Fans' faith in the current Tigers management is next to zero.

Why a second-tier league would benefit Socceroos

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou.

National second division must be prioritised and debated.

Broncos should be patient on James Roberts deal

James Roberts of the Brisbane Broncos (left) pushes away Dale Copley of the Gold Coast Titans.

What's the best way to tackle the fastest man in the NRL? Slowly.

Star trio's axing puts Panthers boss in tricky position

Matthew Moylan of the Panthers.

Anthony Griffin's decision was either extremely brave or stupid.

Time to hit the go button, Milf

Misfiring Broncos five-eighth Anthony Milford.

The form of Anthony Milford is nowhere near good enough.

Immortal's plight shows concussion is a ticking time bomb

Dragons Immortal Graeme "Changa” Langlands in 2014.

Clubs are still trying to find their way around the new rules.

NRL previews for round nine

Johnathan Thurston of the Cowboys.

Tony Durkin takes a look at all the weekend's clashes.

Winners and losers of Australian selection

Brisbane Broncos veteran Sam Thaiday (left) has been named in the Australian squad.

The exclusion of some of his Queensland favourites surprised

Cameron Smith talks up powerhouse teammate

Nelson Asofa-Solomona could be one of the NRL's best players

Thurston in Kangaroos squad, but no room for Slater

Johnathan Thurston faces a fitness race to be ready for the Anzac Test.

Johnathan Thurston named in Kangaroos squad for Anzac Test.

Bennett names Titan for England league debut

Chris McQueen receives the ball during the Gold Coast Titans training session

McQueen among five uncapped players named

Nadal lookalike Hipwood aces rising star nomination

Eric Hipwood has won the Rising Star nomination for round 5 in the AFL.

Young Lions star wins rising star nomination for round 5.

Star Saints midfielder to go under the knife

David Armitage, of the Saints, will go under the knife.

Armitage out for at least a month

Eddie McGuire standing by his man Buckley

Collingwood president Eddie McGuire and Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley

"No better person” to be in the coaching hot seat

Socceroos to look into guest appearance at Copa America

Ange Postecoglou could take a Socceroos team to the Copa America.

FFA to inquire about playing in the 2019 Copa America in Brazil

Klopp promises to bring his best for Sydney clash

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has promised to bring his strongest squad for the friendly with Sydney FC next month.

ALL of Liverpool's available stars will be travelling to Australia.

Chelsea moves out to seven-point lead in EPL

Chelsea's Diego Costa celebrates after scoring against Southampton.

CHELSEA has stretched its lead at the top of the EPL.

Reds keep Champions League hopes alive

Action from Adelaide's 3-3 draw against Gamba Osaka.

High-scoring draw keeps Adelaide alive

Travel could be a Thai-breaker, says Donachie

James Donachie of the Melbourne Victory.

Ex-Roar star says Victory is hoping to meet a tired Brisbane side.

A-League not too rough, says Brazilian Bobo

Sydney FC players Alex Brosque (left) and Bobo pose for photographs with the A-League championship trophy.

A-League not rough, says Sydney FC star.

Chris Lynn confident of returning for Champions Trophy

Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Chris Lynn.

Aussie master blaster injured his shoulder two weeks ago.

Backflip: Tim Paine to stay in Tasmania for two more years

Hurricanes captain Tim Paine hits a six during the Big Bash League.

Wicketkeeper had flirted with a move interstate.

Faulkner, Khawaja miss Champions Trophy squad

James Faulkner of Australia dismisses Dean Brownlie of New Zealand in their Chappell Hadlee Trophy clash in February.

Mitchell Starc and Chris Lynn given the chance to prove fitness.

Farrell pulls stumps on ODI career

Rene Farrell in action for the Thunder in WBBL2.

Rene Farrell has announced her retirement from ODIs.

'I better pull my head in a bit more'

Bowler James Pattinson makes an appeal playing for Australia.

James Pattinson has been reprimanded by the English Cricket Board.

Vixens keen to put focus back on the court

Coach confident a dramatic week off-court in netball and planned player protests at games this weekend will not prove a distraction for her side.

Firebirds focused on finals after strike action avoided

Firebirds coach Roselee Jencke talks to her players.

Coach urges players to "draw a line in the sand”.

Netball strike: Crisis looms after failed re-election bid

PLAYER POWER: Sunshine Coast Lightning captain Geva Mentor says it's important players' concerns are heard.

Players to meet shortly to discuss possible industrial action.

Feud threatening to tear Super Netball apart

ANPA board member and former Australian Diamonds vice-captain Bianca Chatfield, playing for the Melbourne Vixens in 2014.

Australia's top netballers are threatening a boycott.

Lightning coach buoyed by team's dedication

Caitlin Bassett of the Sunshine Coast Lightning.

Players brushed Easter eggs for a hammer-and-tongs practice match.

Lightning charges home for another win

Caitlin Bassett of the Lightning in action against the Swifts.

Lightning takes a hard-fought 55-50 win over the NSW Swifts.

Giants maintain pain for Firebirds

Romelda Aiken (right) of the Firebirds shoots against the Giants.

Result ensures Queensland will drop out of the top four.

Good memories from home-town campdraft

It was smiles all round for Nicholas Ward and Nikki Wollens when they were packing up their truck after a big weekend at the Rathdowney Memorial Campdraft.

Woman airlifted with punctured lung after equestrian fall

HORSE FALL: Airborne paramedics prepare to airlift a woman to Brisbane after she was injured in a fall from a horse at the Manumbar Campdraft on Saturday.

A woman, 40, airlifted to Brisbane after equestrian event fall

Polarisation wins Sydney Cup ... agains

Polarisation, ridden by Corey Brown, wins the Sydney Cup.

He was first over the line two weeks ago before no-race was called.

Rodeo brings Ellysha back to her home town

SPECIAL EVENT: Ellysha Dingle at the Miriam Vale Rodeo last year.

Ellysha Dingle will watch on from the sidelines at a special event.

Racing community rallies for injured Toowoomba jockeys

INTENSIVE CARE: Trackwork riders Ben Saunders and former jockey Wade Clasohm have been rushed to Brisbane after suffering spinal injuries.

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission will investigate fall

Sydney Cup called off mid-race after shocking fall

Jockey Blake Shinn helps James Doyle after they were dislodged in the Sydney Cup,

Almoonqith suffered a breakdown and was later euthanised.

'It is a privilege to train such a champion'

Winx, ridden Hugh Bowman, wins the Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

VIDEO: Winx has continued winning streak that stretches two years.

Green shows promise with Classic win

Perth rookie Hannah Green has won her fourth start on the US LPGA's development tour

No crying in this Chappell finish

FIRST WIN: Kevin Chappell has broken through for his first US Tour victory at the Texas Open.

Kevin Chappell wins his first US Tour event in his 180th start

Garcia: 'I feel I still have a lot of great years in me'

Sergio Garcia of Spain holds the Masters trophy after winning at Augusta.

Masters champion says he can achieve more success.

Garcia dedicates magical Masters win to childhood idol

Sergio Garcia holds the Masters Championship Trophy

"It's amazing to do it on his 60th birthday”