National Sport

Mon 21 May 2018

Tomic’s French Open qualifying battle

premium_icon Tomic’s French Open qualifying battle

BERNARD Tomic has been handed a rare double chance when French Open qualifying starts on Monday night.

Door open: Sharks circling former star Barba

Door open: Sharks circling former star Barba

THE door is open for Ben Barba to return to Cronulla with Shane Flanagan declaring they have room in their roster even with Josh Dugan and Valentine Holmes jostling...

The missing XI: Would this team win the World Cup?

The missing XI: Would this team win the World Cup?

AN absence of big teams means that many of the world’s best players won’t be on display in Russia. This fantasy best XI of those that missed out looks good enough...

Gold Coast set to lose place in China sun

Gold Coast set to lose place in China sun

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan has declared he will open discussions over next year’s Shanghai match to Victorian teams, leaving the Suns’ future in the game on a knife’s...

‘It’s crap’: Footy pest gets whacked

‘It’s crap’: Footy pest gets whacked

A NOTORIOUS Carlton pest has come under fire from AFL legends for exploiting a rule shift that protects the game’s mosquitoes.

Cahill’s role in Roos teen’s ‘frightening’ World Cup bid

Cahill’s role in Roos teen’s ‘frightening’ World Cup bid

THE Socceroos have arrived in Antalya, Turkey for their pre-World Cup training camp. Eyes are on young gun Daniel Arzani, who has outlined his plan to make the...

No rush in selecting next run of Eawase

No rush in selecting next run of Eawase

CO-TRAINER Paul Snowden reckons the next few days will be key to deciding the next move for brilliant Doomben winner Eawase.

England prepare players for racist vitriol

England prepare players for racist vitriol

England are to receive advice on how to deal with potential racist incidents they may encounter in Russia, an amazing promo for the event and a snub that irked a...

‘Misfits’ win hearts as US loses it mind

‘Misfits’ win hearts as US loses it mind

THEY rose from the ashes of an unspeakable tragedy to write arguably the greatest fairytale American sport has ever seen.

Straddie a target for Santa

Straddie a target for Santa

ANTHONY Freedman will try to add another Group 1 to the stable’s haul of five this season when Goodwood winner Santa Ana Lane tackles next month’s 1350m Stradbroke...

Hopping mad: Bunnies to split with Bears over Carney signing

Hopping mad: Bunnies to split with Bears over Carney signing

NORTH Sydney have ignored the wishes of the Rabbitohs and signed Todd Carney in a move likely to end the Bears’ 11-year relationship with South Sydney. But a rival...

When in Rome, do as Rafa does

When in Rome, do as Rafa does

RAFAEL Nadal has reclaimed his world No.1 status with a typically fighting performance against Alexander Zverev to win his eighth Italian Open title in Rome.

Fifita’s plea: ‘I’d play Origin for free’

Fifita’s plea: ‘I’d play Origin for free’

TONGAN powerhouse Andrew Fifita isn’t giving up on his State of Origin dream, saying he’ll donate his $30,000 match fees to charity if Freddy Fittler picks him in...

Another Marquez masterclass as title rivals fall away

Another Marquez masterclass as title rivals fall away

MARC Marquez’s rivals are making it very hard for him to not win the 2018 title, winning his third race in a row at the French GP after Andrea Dovizioso and Johann...

Bennett explodes: ‘Most ridiculous I’ve seen’

Bennett explodes: ‘Most ridiculous I’ve seen’

WAYNE Bennett has fired an extraordinary shot at the NRL and Dylan Napa over a “reckless” moment staining a blockbuster round of footy.

Sun 20 May 2018

Scott at a loss over ‘inexplicable’ Cats

premium_icon Scott at a loss over ‘inexplicable’ Cats

GEELONG coach Chris Scott vowed the Cats would go over shock loss to Essendon with a fine-tooth comb while it’s baby steps for John Worsfold and the Bombers.

Eagles show flag credentials in Tiger rout

premium_icon Eagles show flag credentials in Tiger rout

IF doubters wanted a statement from West Coast, it came in the most emphatic style, as the Eagles rose to the top of the ladder by disposing of Richmond in...

Rogic’s Celtic nab historic double treble

Rogic’s Celtic nab historic double treble

CELTIC have cruised to a record-breaking second successive domestic treble after beating Motherwell 2-0 to win the Scottish Cup final.

Hodge runs hot as Lions down Hawks

premium_icon Hodge runs hot as Lions down Hawks

BRISBANE has not won a lot of silverware in recent times but they emphatically and gleefully wrapped their claws around the unofficial ‘Luke Hodge Cup’.

Sharks celebrate high five

premium_icon Sharks celebrate high five

THE 2016 NRL premiers made it five in a row day with a gritty 22-16 win over a brave Canterbury to sound a warning to the rest of the competition.

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