National Sport

Fri 10 Jul 2020

‘Diabolical, atrocious’: JT assesses his beloved Cowboys

‘Diabolical, atrocious’: JT assesses his beloved Cowboys

Cowboys legend Johnathan Thurston has blasted his former side’s “diabolical” defence against the Roosters, in a disappointing 42-16 loss to kick off Round 9.

Poms on ropes as Windies skipper runs riot

Poms on ropes as Windies skipper runs riot

Jason Holder took five or more wickets in an innings for the sixth time in his last 10 Tests as West Indies took control of the first Test since the COVID-19 lockdown...

Benji fired up after learning tough lessons

premium_icon Benji fired up after learning tough lessons

A fired up Benji Marshall has been given a golden opportunity by Tigers coach Michael Maguire to ressurect his career — and the veteran is determined to make a big...

How the Sunshine State saved footy

premium_icon How the Sunshine State saved footy

Victoria’s coronavirus crisis caused chaos across professional sport and left the immediate future of the AFL — and Melbourne Storm — on a knife’s edge. Enter footy’s...

F1 drivers: Why we refused to kneel

F1 drivers: Why we refused to kneel

The Formula One stars who remained standing during an anti-racism gesture ahead of the Austrian GP have each explained their decision.

The $50k standing between Broncos-Fifita deal

premium_icon The $50k standing between Broncos-Fifita deal

Despite the mammoth $1.25 million offer from the Gold Coast, the sticking point between David Fifita committing his future to the Brisbane Broncos is only $50,000.

Thu 9 Jul 2020

That's awkward! Eddie shuns legend in live freeze out

That's awkward! Eddie shuns legend in live freeze out

Eddie McGuire and footy legend Jonathan Brown have struggled through an incredibly awkward live TV incident filled with painful silence.

Date set for horse trainer to face banned substance charge

premium_icon Date set for horse trainer to face banned substance charge

David Vandyke will have the chance to plead his case after he was accused of administering a banned substance to a gelding before it won a $1.16 million race.

State's favourite fun run cancelled

premium_icon State's favourite fun run cancelled

The Sunday Mail Bridge to Brisbane has been cancelled as the uncertainty of the CVID-19 pandemic continues to loom.

What actually killed Aussie Olympian

What actually killed Aussie Olympian

Australians were left shocked by the news Olympian Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin died from something described as a “recipe for disaster”.

Haunting texts of late Olympic champ: ‘So keen to score the reef’

premium_icon Haunting texts of late Olympic champ: ‘So keen to score the...

A Gold Coast physio has shared his poignant chance encounter on a Palm Beach reef and final messages with Alex “Chumpy” Pullin days before his untimely death.

Partner's loving note to 'my beautiful man, Chumpy'

premium_icon Partner's loving note to 'my beautiful man, Chumpy'

The girlfriend of snowboarding legend Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin made the heartbreaking discovery of his death in the worst possible way.

Defiant Eddie walks off live TV set

Defiant Eddie walks off live TV set

Eddie McGuire is under siege but he’s not going to take it sitting down, slamming his critics before walking off set on Wednesday night.

Seibold: ‘I couldn’t care less about coaching critics’

premium_icon Seibold: ‘I couldn’t care less about coaching critics’

Broncos coach Anthony Seibold is mired in the worst form slump of his 15-year coaching career, but he insists he isn’t cracking under the pressure.

How VR tech made this larrikin’s bucket list

premium_icon How VR tech made this larrikin’s bucket list

Instead of tears, this Gold Coast larrikin has approached his brain cancer diagnosis by living life as he had always done – with laughs and a bit of fishing.

Heartbroken farewells for ‘bonafide champion’

premium_icon Heartbroken farewells for ‘bonafide champion’

Three weeks ago world champion snowboarder Alex “Chumpy” Pullin was enjoying a lazy morning in bed with his longtime girlfriend and their cheeky pet kelpie.

Record-setting biker dodges charging bull, roos on 18hr ride

premium_icon Record-setting biker dodges charging bull, roos on 18hr ride

With just her bike and supplies, Rebecca took on the entire Brisbane Valley Rail Trail in a solo mission.

World floored by extraordinary, raw TV

World floored by extraordinary, raw TV

The world was stunned by the most powerful piece of TV as cricket commentators Michael Holding and Ebony Rainford-Brent held court.

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Graphic addition inside star’s face

Graphic addition inside star’s face

NRL star Sio Soliola wasn’t shy in revealing the full extent of his drastic surgery following a horrific facial injury suffered against the Dragons.

Question ScoMo couldn’t care less about

Question ScoMo couldn’t care less about

Scott Morrison addressed Australia amid Victoria’s worsening COVID-19 outbreak but there was one question he didn’t have time for.

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