Warriors suffer collapse to fall out of finals race

THE New Zealand Warriors were denied the try of the season and bundled out of the finals by a never-say-die Wests Tigers.

Djokovic still the man to beat, says Andy

Andy Murray ahead of the US Open.

Andy Murray says he is not the favourite for the US Open.

Nic Beveridge embraces 'second life'

Nic Beveridge at Coolangatta Surf Club following the announcement of the paratriathlon team to compete in Rio. Photo courtesy Australian Paralympic Committee.

Nic Beveridge has turned adversity into a great adventure that will take him to...

No grand exit for Lyon at Brookvale Oval

IN ACTION: Sea Eagles' Jamie Lyon.

No grand exit for Manly favourite Jamie Lyon.

Luke could be back for Warriors after surgery

QUICK RECOVERY: Warriors hooker Issac Luke.

Issac Luke looks set for return from injury.

Gallen says Sharks can turn around poor form

DEFENCE IMPROVING: Sharks captain Paul Gallen (centre) says his team can reverse its poor recent form after a strong showing against Souths.

Sharks captain confident of form reversal.

Former gymnast dives in at the deep end

MAKING A SPLASH: Domonic Bedggood is making his Olympic debut in Rio.

Bedggood lining up in the 10m platform.

Mary Hanna set to Boogie at fifth Olympic Games

DISTINGUISHED CAREER: Mary Hanna with Boogie Woogie 6 and Umbro, which are both qualified to compete at Rio. Hanna, 61, will be competing in her fifth Olympics and is Australia's oldest competitor at the Games.

Hanna is already planning to compete at the Tokyo 2020

Worth aiming high in archery competition

ALL FOCUS: Australia's Taylor Worth at the 2012 Games.

Selection bitter-sweet after great mate missed out.

Denny takes the long road to Rio

WINDING UP: Queenslander Matthew Denny competes in the men's discus throw during the Australian Athletics Championships in April.

Queenslander claimed national title in April.

Rayner fighting fit for Rio

POWER-PACKED: Chloe Rayner in action during competition at the national titles.

Teen tore hamstring tendon off her pelvic bone in lead-up.

'Old man' takes up challenge of his fifth Olympics

AGE SHALL NOT WEARY HIM: Martin Marinov (left) will partner Ferenc Szekszardi in the C2 1000m in Rio, as well as taking on the C1 1000m.

Aussie the oldest canoeing athlete to compete at an Olympics.

An open letter to Mr Sam Thaiday

Sam Thaiday will play his 250th game.

HEY Sam, I want to set the record straight.

Sam jokes his way to major landmark

Tony Durkin and Sam Thaiday at the 2006 NRL grand final.

Endearing trait was that he never took himself seriously.

Half as many reasons for Gus to be excited

Nathan Cleary in action for the Panthers.

Gould suggests the NRL establish an academy for emerging halfbacks

Contenders suddenly have big holes to fill

Nic Naitanui limbs from Domain Stadium in Perth.

Jack Fitzpatrick and Jonathan Giles come on down.

Players and fans left to bemoan NRL judiciary

NASTY INCIDENT: Blood pours from Brisbane Broncos player Corey Parker's mouth during their round 24 NRL game against the Canterbury Bulldogs at Suncorp Stadium.

Brisbane forward Sam Thaiday admits he is totally confused.

Morris puts club before cash in rare selfless act

CLUB FIRST: Brett Morris will leave a decision on his participation in the Four Nations up to his Bulldogs coach Des Hasler.

Decision on Four Nations availability to be left to coach.

Spotlight on players' well-being

Anthony "Bomber'' Breeze

Chance to help teammates off the field

An open letter to Mr Sam Thaiday

Sam Thaiday will play his 250th game.

HEY Sam, I want to set the record straight.

Warriors deny Gillett offer

Matt Gillett is in demand.

Andrew McFadden denies Broncos Matt Gillett is on radar.

Raiders no one-man team, says coach Stuart

Blake Austin of the Raiders.

Blake Austin has suffered a hand injury.

Broncos plan for risky business against Storm

SMART PLAYER: Cooper Cronk in control for the Storm during the last clash with the Broncos at Suncorp Stadium.

WAYNE Bennett has won hundreds of NRL games.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: AFTER THE 80

Panel discuss the latest rugby league news

Maverick approach works wonders with Saints

Maverick Weller has thrived during his time at St Kilda.

Maverick Weller enjoying life at St Kilda.

Jaeger drops bomb of own on shattered Suns

GONE: Jaeger O'Meara is all smiles during a Suns training session at Metricon Stadium.

Harsh nature of AFL football has been there for all to see this week

Rude awakening as North prepares to cut veterans loose

Brent Harvey attends training at Arden St today.

As far as kangaroo culls go this was as brutal as it gets

These Ipswich City Bulls teams have charged into the finals

SOCCER IN THE STATES: Murgon's Joel Sommerfeld looks forward to playing soccer in the U.S college system. Photo: Aiden Burgess / South Burnett Times

Lower grade sides fly flag for Brassall-based club

We're ready to join A-League: Boyle

Western Pride Football Club logo

Western Pride working towards future opportunity

Ipswich club achieving pathway to success

Western Pride general manager Pat Boyle with top team player Corey Lucas. The Ipswich-based club has continued its strong junior and senior development this season.

Western Pride 'surpassing expectations'

Cahill ready to link with Bruno at Melbourne City

Melbourne City FC new signing Tim Cahill is seen at the club's training facility at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. (AAP Image/Julian Smith) NO ARCHIVING

Star to fit in wherever coach John van't Schip wants him

Pride men end NPL season on high

Western Pride footballer Joe Duckworth scored his 11th goal of the season in his team's 3-2 win over Olympic.

Ipswich-based club celebrates third win in a row

RIO 2016: Neymar sends Brazil into raptures

MAN IN THE MIDDLE: Neymar is swamped by media and fans after receiving his gold medal at the Maracana Stadium.

Neymar leads Brazil to gold medal.

Ipswich part of national junior trial

Pilot scheme to boost enjoyment

Young guns one win from fairytale season

TOP ORDER: Syed Ali Nasar Zaidi will be on the hunt for runs after clinching the Warehouse Winter Cricket's top batsmen award.

Juniors top the list with bat and ball

Starc reality of facing Aussie paceman first-up

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc during a practice session in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Aaron Finch is glad to have Mitchell Starc on his side

Time to play cricket at Fernvale

Fernvale Sports Park gets 'drop-in' synthetic wicket

Hornets get ready for new Brisbane season

New seasons are about to start with the Ipswich Logan Hornets cricket teams.

Sign on for exciting new women's team

ODIs a chance for Aussies to save face

WORK TO DO: Australian cricket captain Steven Smith and coach Darren Lehmann chat during a practice session in Colombo.

Five-match series set to get under way.

Flyers building well for another SEQ finals campaign

HAVING shared in recent Super League success, Emilie McInally is getting into the finals spirit.

Sporting mum enjoying Flyers stint

Wing defence Nicole Grant (second from right) with her Ipswich Flyers teammates.

Former Lions player appreciates team spirit

Firebirds become Qld's new fan favourite

Anthony "Bomber'' Breeze

Growing interest in netball team after thrilling victory

Twin SEQ wins timely as Flyers seek revenge

Ipswich Flyers netballer Tara Bramwell

Ipswich's open and U16 teams enjoy success

Birds pull win over Swifts out of the fire

CHAMPIONS AGAIN: The Firebirds celebrate their extra-time grand final win over the Swifts yesterday.

There's no win quite like an extra-time win

Geitz focused on grand final, not what future may hold

STRONG DEFENCE: Laura Geitz will hope to lead her Firebirds to a second-straight ANZ Championship title.

Firebirds and Swifts to play in decider for second year in a row.

Surprise winners at juicy odds in Ipswich

GOLD Coast trained Big Mama was one of a number of surprise winners at the latest Ipswich meeting.

Ricky's EKKA adrenalin rush

Denis Smith

Excitement that sport needs

Can Winx make it 10 straight in the Warwick Stakes?

Winx will start the Warwick Stakes as a very short-priced favourite

Winx the star attraction at Royal Randwick.

Why Jimmy is the best at Bundamba

Ipswich Turf Club 2015/16 premiership winners and committee members (from left) Trent Quinn, Wayne Patch, Tony Gollan, Jim Orman, Jim Byrne, Brian Dwyer and Dr Allan Byrnes.

Premier jockey opens new season with another treble

Classic racing issue in spotlight

Denis Smith

Time to consider changes to help industry

First-up horses have edge in PB Lawrence Stakes

The PB Lawrence Stakes is set to be an extremely intriguing affair.

Club champions help each other on the greens

SANDY Gallop's 2016 club champions have a family advantage as they prepare to represent their club at next week's Queensland championships.

Men's winner vows to return next year

HITTING OUT: Virginia Urmston from Melbourne at the final round of the Tropic of Capricorn Vetrans Golf Carnival at the Rockhampton Golf Club.

Brisbane golfer Trevor Box has shot to victory this week

RIO 2016: Aussie pair starts well in golf

Australia's Su Oh carded a level par opening round in Rio.

Aussies off to a steady start.

Robert Allenby cops late-night arrest outside US casino

Robert Allenby, pictured here on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, walking past Clive Palmer's dinosaur at the Palmer Coolum Resort.

In early 2015, Allenby was caught up in a bizarre kidnapping saga