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Sun 19 Aug 2018

Lucky break for Penrith, Knights brawlers

premium_icon Lucky break for Penrith, Knights brawlers

PENRITH have escaped without any further damage from their loss to Newcastle with the Match Review Committee showing leniency to players from both clubs.

Locked in! Roos dasher signs new deal

Locked in! Roos dasher signs new deal

NORTH Melbourne defender Luke McDonald has signed a new three-year deal to stay at Arden Street, off the back of a season he admits has been ‘disappointing.’

‘Thank you, David’: All Black applauds Pocock’s classy touch

‘Thank you, David’: All Black applauds Pocock’s classy touch

AS the career of an All Blacks star hangs in the balance, Wallabies warrior David Pocock has earned praise after coming to the stricken player’s aid.

TPJ wants Broncos to maintain the rage

premium_icon TPJ wants Broncos to maintain the rage

TEVITA Pangai Jr has challenged the Broncos to not fall back into their comfort zone as they continue the fight to cement their place in the top eight.

‘He could play tight prop’: Pick of position up to Ponga

‘He could play tight prop’: Pick of position up to Ponga

NATHAN Brown was gushing in his praise of Kalyn Ponga’s display at five-eighth in the Knight's shock win over the Panthers.

Brimson rise could spell early exit

premium_icon Brimson rise could spell early exit

MICHAEL Gordon is the reliable performer Gold Coast need but the arrival of No.1 wonder boy Alexander Brimson could spell trouble for the Titans veteran.

‘You can’t buy class’: United boss fumes

‘You can’t buy class’: United boss fumes

MANCHESTER United manager Jose Mourinho has taken aim at ‘disrespectful’ Manchester City and even cheekily suggested the club should be paying him royalties.

Manly skipper’s stunning swipe at Sea Eagles

Manly skipper’s stunning swipe at Sea Eagles

DALY Cherry-Evans has thrown his support behind Manly coach Trent Barrett while taking a veiled swipe at the club’s management.

Aussie Jackson fails in world title tilt

Aussie Jackson fails in world title tilt

AUSTRALIAN boxer Luke Jackson has failed in his bid to become a world champion after suffering a ninth-round defeat in interim WBO featherweight title bout.

Clarko says Saints deserved to win

Clarko says Saints deserved to win

ALASTAIR Clarkson says the better team lost after the Hawks escaped with a four-point win against a brave St Kilda.

Federer ‘sad’ but hopeful after controversial shake-up

Federer ‘sad’ but hopeful after controversial shake-up

WHILE unsure of the sweeping Davis Cup reform, Roger Federer has called on tennis officials to make good on promises regarding the new-look competition.

Cheika reveals extent of ‘rare’ Folau injury

Cheika reveals extent of ‘rare’ Folau injury

THE Wallabies will be without Israel Folau when they try to win in Auckland for first time since 1986 and avoid a 16th straight year of Bledisloe Cup despair

Kelly sends humiliated Dockers a message

premium_icon Kelly sends humiliated Dockers a message

GEELONG had a message to Fremantle — hands off Tim Kelly. And the Western Australian showed why the Cats are keen to keep him in their record-breaking win.

Dream FFA Cup clash for second-tier toiler

Dream FFA Cup clash for second-tier toiler

KEISUKE Honda may do a double take if he lines up for his Melbourne Victory debut against APIA Leichhardt in the FFA Cup on Tuesday night.

McGregor labels win best of his career

premium_icon McGregor labels win best of his career

ST George Illawarra have almost certainly ended Wests Tigers’ finals hpes with a 20-10 win in front of 18,387 people at Leichhardt Oval.

In-form Lightning confident heading into preliminary final

premium_icon In-form Lightning confident heading into preliminary final

"THERE'S definitely an extra buzz around the club with it being a finals week and we're loving every moment of training."

Maguire slams Broncos link but hints at future

Maguire slams Broncos link but hints at future

MICHAEL Maguire has slammed reports he has already signed to coach Brisbane, but he gave a big hint on one club and why he might avoid it.

‘It was a disaster’: Zorko slammed post-match spray

‘It was a disaster’: Zorko slammed post-match spray

BRISBANE captain Dayne Zorko has been slammed for his heated post-match exchange with Gold Coast midfielder Touk Miller as he verbally berated him, with one AFL...

‘Scrappy’ Springboks avoid shock upset

‘Scrappy’ Springboks avoid shock upset

SOUTH Africa scored four tries in the second half to come from behind and beat Argentina 34-21 in the Rugby Championship.

Aussies fail the basics as All Blacks run riot

Aussies fail the basics as All Blacks run riot

ANOTHER year and another Bledisloe Cup gone. After leading at halftime the Wallabies fell in a huge hole in the second half at ANZ Stadium as the All Blacks flexed...

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