National Sport

Tue 18 Sep 2018

The best … and worst footy fan tattoos

premium_icon The best … and worst footy fan tattoos

NATHAN Jones will get a tattoo of Max Gawn on his bum if the Demons win the flag, but there are plenty of fans who already have their teams etched in their skin

NRL team lists: Latest in Gallen’s fight to play

NRL team lists: Latest in Gallen’s fight to play

ONLY four teams remain in the race for the 2018 NRL title. As the rugby league world braces for the preliminary finals, we have all the teams right here.

Sydney FC's plan to avoid FFA Cup banana skin

premium_icon Sydney FC's plan to avoid FFA Cup banana skin

NEW Sydney FC boss Steve Corica is well aware of the giant-killing hazard lying in wait for his team as he looks to avoid an embarrassing FFA Cup exit.

Woods making the most of finals return

premium_icon Woods making the most of finals return

IT has been six years since Aaron Woods have been involved in the finals series and this season the Sharks prop is loving every minute.

From dazzling debut to key Diamonds defender

premium_icon From dazzling debut to key Diamonds defender

A YEAR ago Courtney Bruce was so nervous before making her Diamonds debut against England she was sick on the way to the game but things have changed.

Chautauqua steps up for another shot

Chautauqua steps up for another shot

The next chapter in the Chautauqua barrier saga is likely to take place in a Flemington jumpout on Friday

Steele-y eyed Magpie leads finals best and fairest

premium_icon Steele-y eyed Magpie leads finals best and fairest

Nathan Buckley and Leon Cameron awarded Collingwood star Steele Sidebottom maximum votes in the Gary Ayres Medal after his semi final-winning performance

‘Expensive’ Ricciardo just the start for Renault

‘Expensive’ Ricciardo just the start for Renault

Renault's chief adviser, Alain Prost, has revealed why the French team was prepared to break the bank on Australian ace Daniel Ricciardo

Friend to foe: Barty sinks US Open partner

Friend to foe: Barty sinks US Open partner

ASH Barty ignored a barrage of “friendly fire’’ to close out a first-round win over doubles partner CoCo Vandeweghe at the WTA Tokyo tournament.

Ponting defends Australia’s ‘very strong’ culture

Ponting defends Australia’s ‘very strong’ culture

FORMER Test captain Ricky Ponting has defended Australia’s under-siege cricket culture, saying the ball-tampering saga has fuelled unwarranted criticism.

Inglis never feared missing Roosters clash

Inglis never feared missing Roosters clash

RABBITOHS skipper Greg Inglis was always confident a crusher tackle charge would not rule him out of the a crucial preliminary final against the Roosters.

Racing identity sues cops over wife’s crash

Racing identity sues cops over wife’s crash

HORSE owner Bert Vieira will sue the police after a highway patrol car speeding at 124 km/h slammed into his wife Gai’s car, leaving her in a coma.

Aussie punter stuns NFL with drop kicks

premium_icon Aussie punter stuns NFL with drop kicks

ROOKIE Aussie punter Michael Dickson has wowed the NFL with an audacious drop kick that had analysts scrambling for the history books.

Glaring problem on our roads

Glaring problem on our roads

THERE’S a glaring problem on our roads that is killing countless Australians. And it’s only getting worse.

North Adelaide coach: we deserve grand final place

premium_icon North Adelaide coach: we deserve grand final place

Noth Adelaide coach says grand final berth has not been tarnished by the debate that has raged over the club fielding a 19th man in its preliminary final win

Pride on the line for new Aussie duo

Pride on the line for new Aussie duo

GOLF is an individual sport but when players team up for their country, the elite thrive. And that’s exactly what Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith plan to do.

Coach fires up at SANFL after grand final fiasco

premium_icon Coach fires up at SANFL after grand final fiasco

Woodville-West Torrens coach says his players feel let down and the club believes fans are losing faith in the SANFL after ruling leaves them out of grand final

Legend blows up over ‘absolute disgrace’

Legend blows up over ‘absolute disgrace’

FOOTY legends Wayne Carey and Matthew Richardson have blown up at the astonishing AFL blunder they fear will decide a premiership.

‘I don’t think he’s better than Mitchell Pearce’

‘I don’t think he’s better than Mitchell Pearce’

COOPER Cronk is no better than Mitchell Pearce and signing him will be a failure if the Roosters don’t win the premiership, according to a league legend.

United to let imports loose on Blitz rivals

premium_icon United to let imports loose on Blitz rivals

MELBOURNE United coach Dean Vickerman wants to bed down rotations and plans to unshackle imports Casper Ware and DJ Kennedy in the whirlwind NBL Blitz.

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