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Wed 30 May 2018

Ruthless drive behind footy’s crazy genius

premium_icon Ruthless drive behind footy’s crazy genius

KEVIN Sheedy, the newest Legend in the Hall of Fame, loves people, loves Australia and most of all loves the game of Aussie rules. But beneath it all is a ruthless...

How Billy the Kid became The Man

premium_icon How Billy the Kid became The Man

SO long then, to another legend. Perhaps Billy Slater’s greatest legacy is not his catalogue of brilliance on the field but what he represents off it, writes PETER...

Mon 21 May 2018

The 15 clubs battling for A-League expansion spots

premium_icon The 15 clubs battling for A-League expansion spots

AT least 15 A-League hopefuls are vying to join the A-League, with leading soccer figures declaring large-scale expansion would inject “billions” into Australian...

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...

Sun 6 May 2018

The full depths of Canterbury’s salary cap hell

premium_icon The full depths of Canterbury’s salary cap hell

PLAYERS on inflated contracts aren’t in first grade. Back-ended deals that will cripple the club for years. The full extent of Canterbury’s salary cap hell is just...

Mon 30 Apr 2018

Cameron Smith feared Storm were ‘over’

Cameron Smith feared Storm were ‘over’

ON the outside they presented a united front but Cameron Smith has revealed that behind closed doors players feared that the 2010 salary cap scandal would spell the...

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Brisbane Lions' No.1 draft pick starting to find his feet

Brisbane Lions' No.1 draft pick starting to find his feet

After a slow start for the Lions, last year's National Draft No.1 pick is making an impression at the Brisbane Lions

Thu 12 Apr 2018

Simmons headlines record Aussie NBA playoffs haul

Simmons headlines record Aussie NBA playoffs haul

THE NBA Playoffs are here and, while Ben Simmons will be the person everyone watches, he’s just one of a record number of Aussies who’ll be fighting for a...

Sat 7 Apr 2018

Charlie's got the Power to succeed

Charlie's got the Power to succeed

After a less-than-warm welcome to the club, Charlie Dixon has been embraced by Port Adelaide's fans

Sat 31 Mar 2018

Lion-hearted: Hard times mould young Brisbane star

Lion-hearted: Hard times mould young Brisbane star

Berry owes much of his strength of heart and dedication to succeed to his mother.

Thu 29 Mar 2018

From barefoot teen to NRL’s Next Big Thing

premium_icon From barefoot teen to NRL’s Next Big Thing

VILIAME Kikau’s family went without so they could afford to buy him football boots as a kid. To repay that love, the Panthers powerhouse plays — very hard.

Thu 22 Mar 2018

The emotional JT speech inspiring the Cowboys

premium_icon The emotional JT speech inspiring the Cowboys

REMEMBER this feeling. That was the message Johnathan Thurston delivered to the Cowboys just minutes after last year’s grand final loss to Melbourne.

To hell and back: Lions following Demons' lead

To hell and back: Lions following Demons' lead

Roos says the Lions are following Demons lead, writes Terry Mallinder

Sun 11 Mar 2018

The long journey of Eels and the Hayne Plane

premium_icon The long journey of Eels and the Hayne Plane

AFTER 1,263 days, the polarising prodigal son of Parramatta is back. But it isn’t just Jarryd Hayne that has changed — the Eels are a vastly different club to the...

Fri 9 Mar 2018

Ping-pong ding-dongs shed light on success

Ping-pong ding-dongs shed light on success

As Cowboy's great Johnathan Thurston prepares for his final season, we take a look at what drives this champion footballer

Wed 7 Mar 2018

Pills made me a predator: Matt Lodge

premium_icon Pills made me a predator: Matt Lodge

DISGRACED Brisbane Broncos forward Matt Lodge has broken his silence to apologise to his American victims and opened up about his battle with prescription drugs.

Fri 2 Mar 2018

JP Smith's journey ends up at home at Reds

JP Smith's journey ends up at home at Reds

South African-born prop JP Smith says he has come home to the Queensland Reds

Thu 1 Mar 2018

The moments that made Fanning the greatest

premium_icon The moments that made Fanning the greatest

FROM his surprise win at Bells Beach in 2001 to his phenomenal return to Jeffreys Bay following a shark attack, these are the moments that defined Mick Fanning’s...

Tue 20 Feb 2018

Sad skier is ‘funniest thing ever’

Sad skier is ‘funniest thing ever’

SHE’S the 2018 Winter Olympian who combined the luck of Steven Bradbury with Eddie the Eagle’s glaring lack of ability.

Mon 12 Feb 2018

Gift Scotty wants to give Australia is white, not gold

Gift Scotty wants to give Australia is white, not gold

SCOTTY James, the charming Aussie flag-bearer from central casting, has a ruthless streak — but rivals are wondering if he’s gone too far.

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