Cinderella stories with Russell Crowe at Souths

CINDERELLA MAN: Russell Crowe is jubilant after South Sydney break an 11-year losing drought against the Roosters in 2005.

Shane Walker recalls tackling Rusty and Cuban cigar nights

Ipswich football's shot at historic double

Western Pride striker Joe Duckworth flies high during a recent NPL match against South West Queensland.

Massive night for city as men try to build on U18 glory

Alfie's on deck as Jets eye finals

RAZZLE DAZZLE: The flair of Nemani Valekapa will be vital for the Jets against the Cutters on Saturday.

Intrust Super Cup dream still alive on Old Boys day

Cool kids: Leah keeps on inspiring students

EYEING FUTURE SUCCESS: Ipswich's Olympic medal-winning swimmer Leah Neale enjoys visiting Silkstone State School having fun with the students wearing their Commonwealth Games sunglasses.

Ipswich's international swimmer popular visit at Silkstone school

Eagles regain enthusiasm being a finals' contender

KICKING ON: The Ipswich Eagles are back in the finals race this season.

Ipswich to tackle knockout challenge with new focus

Knights looking for final BPL reward

Ipswich Knights striker Emmanuel Peter.

Team aiming high after positive end to season

Field taking shape for national distance series

Albion Park to host grand final

What makes super mare Winx so good?

The champion galloper makes her return to the track this weekend.

Warriors continue slump as Rabbitohs prevail

Alexander Johnston of the Rabbitohs (left) celebrates with Cody Walker after scoring a try.

South Sydney has made it three straight wins with a 36-18 victory.

Buddy brilliance helps Swans win epic over Crows

Sydney Swans players celebrate a goal against the Crows at the Adelaide Oval.

Sydney knocked over ladder-leader Adelaide by three points.

Broncos put Dragons' season on life support

Anthony Milford of the Broncos (centre) is tackled by the Dragons defence at Suncorp Stadium.

Red V have to win their last two games and wait on other results.

Wallabies dare to dream in Bledisloe opener

Wallabies players Kurtley Beale (left) and Israel Folau are ready to face the All Blacks in the opening Bledisloe Cup Test.

It's been 15 years since Australia had the cup in its possession.

Tall order for Brooksby as last Sun standing

Keegan Brooksby (left) of the Suns competes for the ball with Matthew Lobbe of the Power.

Call him the Steven Bradbury of the Gold Coast.

Sea Eagles back in returning centre Kelly

Brian Kelly of the Eagles is tackled by Ligi Sao of the Warriors in round 17.

Dylan Walker says teammate can make an impact against Canterbury.

Lockyer admits to feeling pressure as Maroons selector

Former Broncos player and current Queensland State of Origin coach Kevin Walters (left) chats with former Broncos teammate and current Maroons selector Darren Lockyer.

It's a job that comes with a high level of scrutiny.

Pakistan women have come a long way from death threats

Pakistani cricketers celebrate the dismissal of India's Harmanpreet Kaur during the ICC Women's World Cup.

Two decades since debuting they come up against Australia again.

Anasta spills on the off-field dramas at Roosters, Tigers

Roosters player Braith Anasta questions referee Alan Shortall in 2012.

Retired star players 288 games across three clubs.

'I did not think this would ever happen in my wildest dreams'

Giants defender Bec Bulley. Photo: Getty Images

Bulley prepares for Super Netball premliminary final with Giants

Cathy Freeman finds her love for athletics again

Former track and field athlete Cathy Freeman is a 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games ambassador.

Golden girl is an ambassador for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

What's happened to the great Novak Djokovic?

Novak Djokovic of Serbia during his game against Nick Kyrgios of Australia at Indian Wells.

Former world No.1 has gone from being tennis's king to its joker.

Titans fiasco shielding mess at the Warriors

David Fusitu'a of the Warriors after the team was defeated by the Raiders in round 23.

Gold Coast is not the only NRL club in a mess.

Hayne prophecy reportedly fulfilled on the Gold Coast

Happier times .... Jarryd Hayne in action for the San Francisco 49ers

Henry's impending departure doesn't mean Hayne is safe

Sun has set on Ablett's time on Gold Coast

Ablett has been outstanding for the Suns, but it's time for them to move on.

For both his sake and the sake of the embattled club.

Give Gal his earned respect in milestone match

Paul Gallen of the Sharks takes the ball up against the Rabbitohs in round 20.

Sharks stalwart has been an incredible servant to rugby league.

Why there are bright days ahead for coach Brown and the Knights

Knights players celebrate their win over the Warriors  in Newcastle

Brown's first job was to get his players to understand their town

Send-off confusion shows NRL lacking clarity

Billy Slater of the Storm is knocked out by Iosia Soliola of the Raiders.

The game has been caught trying to be all things to all people.

Direct orders: Bellamy wants Storm to stop bad habits

Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy talks at a post-game media conference.

Melbourne can stitch up the minor premiership against Newcastle.

Roosters near full fitness after duo cleared to face Tigers

Michael Gordon of the Roosters is tackled by Moses Mbye of the Bulldogs.

Michael Gordon and Blake Ferguson will line up this weekend.

Manu Ma'u facing ban over shoulder charge

Manu Ma'u of the Eels runs with the ball.

Eel could miss next week's blockbuster clash with Brisbane.

Tallis urges Henry to 'manage' Titans personalities

Gold Coast coach Neil Henry during a press conference at Titans headquarters.

Gold Coast coach told to borrow from the methods of Wayne Bennett.

'Hopefully it's not my last game with the club'

Titans trainers had to stitch up Anthony Don's mouth. Photo:Getty Images

Titans suffer fifth straight defeat to heap more pressure on coach

Bennell on Lyon: 'I couldn't thank him enough'

Harley Bennell trains with the Dockers at Fremantle Oval.

Ex-Sun will run out for his first game for the Dockers this weekend.

Hogan back and ready to impact for Dees: Goodwin

Jesse Hogan is primed to make an impact against the Lions.

"He's done an incredible amount of work in the last couple of weeks”

GWS coach dares Eagles to niggle Toby Greene

Toby Greene of the Giants during the round 21 clash with the Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium.

Star forward has been charged by the MRP five times this season.

Matildas star in the running to be named world's best

Matildas forward Sam Kerr reacts after scoring against Japan at the Tournament of Nations in San Diego.

Australia's Sam Kerr is among 10 players to be short-listed.

Socceroo stars for Celtic despite head knock

Celtic's Australian star Tom Rogic runs with the ball.

Glasgow-based side on brink of main Champions League draw.

Pride's punishing pre-season to bolster women's program

KICKING ON: Natasha Ridley is one of the exciting Ipswich teenagers being given first team opportunities at Western Pride.

Kitching getting down to business after licence renewed

Victory signing sleeping with the 'enemy'

Matias Sanchez has signed for Melbourne Victory.

Matias Sanchez is flirting with the enemy.

Postecoglou stays loyal to Socceroos squad

Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak after the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia at the Adelaide Oval in June.

Captain Mile Jedinak to be given an extra week to prove his fitness.

Australia reveals squads for ODI and T20 tour of India

Australia's James Faulkner during the T20 international against Sri Lanka in Geelong in February.

Mitchell Starc yet to recover from a foot injury suffered in March.

Darren Lehmann in plea to make baggy green great again

Australian cricket head coach Darren Lehmann at a press conference at the Gabba.

Coach has delivered a rousing rally cry to past and present players.

Meg Lanning ruled out of Ashes series through injury

Meg Lanning of Australia plays a shot during the Women's World Cup match against England in Bristol.

Australian women's cricket captain has had shoulder surgery.

Matthew Wade heading back to Tassie

Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade during the third day of the fourth Test with India in March.

Wicketkeeper has confirmed his return to his home state.

Warner cleared after being hit by bouncer

David Warner goes down after being hit by a Josh Hzleweood bouncer.

David Warner has come through a concussion test.

Handscomb open to taking on wicketkeeping responsibility

Australia's Peter Handscomb plays a shot during the tour of India in March.

Move could open up some selection options in Bangladesh.

Caitlin Bassett to captain Diamonds in upcoming series

Madi Robinson and Gabi Simpson named as vice-captains.

Mixed emotions for Ipswich-Goodna showdown

Ipswich Flyers netballer Kirsty Brennan.

Top netball teams to clash in Cup final

Ipswich netball teams brace for finals

Ipswich Flyers centre Bridget Cumming.

Flyers, Sapphires plot playoff wins

Sapphires shining brightly in top spot

The Goodna Sapphires netball team.

Goodna team close to historic premiership

St Augustine's take netball success to higher level

The successful St Augustine's College netball team with Australian legend Vicki Wilson.

College players display fantastic skill on and off court

Goodna team's chemistry keeps netballers aiming high

The Goodna Sapphires netball team.

Former state player backs Sapphires combination

Ipswich coach's international reward

PROUD COACH: Ipswich indoor netball coach Leah Ala-Outinen enjoys her success in South Africa.

Leah shares in national junior team's South African success

Winx puts final touches on preparation for comeback

Champion mare preparing for Saturday's Group 2 Warwick Stakes.

Trainer's twin Ipswich success

Jockey Luke Dittman, aboard Queen Consort, is led back into the Ipswich enclosure.

Zielke's perfect strike rate at Bundamba track

Qld time limit rule changes needed

Race fixing allegations need to be dealt with faster

Rare win for champion Winx

Winx gets up on the inside to win.

Winx will return in the Warwick Stakes at Randwick on Saturday week

Ipswich's premier performers

Jockey Josh Oliver guides Pandora's Tale into the Ipswich Turf Club enclosure, followed by second placegetter Signoria, ridden by Shannon Doyle.

Byrne, Gollan lead the way at Bundamba

Business as usual for Winx in Tuesday trial

Jockey Hugh Bowman and champion racehorse Winx close late in her first barrier trial at Randwick two weeks ago. Picture: Brett Costello/News Corp Australia

Waller couldn't be happier with the people's champion

Vijay Singh slams lack of prizemoney at Australian events

Fiji International offers a bigger reward than Aussie tournaments.

Thomas holds on to win first major trophy

Justin Thomas poses with the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship.

AMERICAN Justin Thomas has won his first major trophy.

Day implodes to throw away chance of major

Jason Day of Australia, hits from behind a tree on the 18th hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club.

Jason Day blows chance of major.

Aussies in the hunt after US PGA first round

Jason Day of Australia watches his tee shot on the 14th tee during the first round of the US PGA Championship at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Jason Day and Adam Scott have had a good start.