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Tue 27 Nov 2018

Queensland Greatest 100: Eales reveals heroes

premium_icon Queensland Greatest 100: Eales reveals heroes

John Eales is the most successful captain in the history of Australian rugby union.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Buzz: Huge risk but one factor in Holmes’ favour

premium_icon Buzz: Huge risk but one factor in Holmes’ favour

If Valentine Holmes makes the commitment to pursue an NFL career he has one thing on his side if it doesn’t work out, writes Phil Rothfield.

Mon 19 Nov 2018

Wallabies face World Cup wipeout

premium_icon Wallabies face World Cup wipeout

Four nations can win next year’s Rugby World Cup now the All Blacks’ right to rule has been rattled yet, sadly, Australia’s Wallabies are not among them

Buzz: Finally I can #NRLtalkthegameup

premium_icon Buzz: Finally I can #NRLtalkthegameup

A year ago, the NRL was just about broke, the administration at war, refereeing a disgrace and John Grant hanging around like a bad smell.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Old school remedy can cure NRL disease

premium_icon Old school remedy can cure NRL disease

When the NRL rules committee meets this week there are two issues that must take precedence.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Stance on bans highlights CA’s arrogance

premium_icon Stance on bans highlights CA’s arrogance

THE growing push for a compromise on the strict 12-month bans handed down to Steve Smith and David Warner will double as an acid test for whether or not Cricket...

Mon 29 Oct 2018

Damning stat killed Smith return

Damning stat killed Smith return

STEVE Smith and David Warner were hung out to dry by their own teammates and one astonishing stat in Cricket Australia’s ball tampering reviews.

Roosters could be perfect landing spot for Johnson

premium_icon Roosters could be perfect landing spot for Johnson

THE Sydney Roosters will be a great fit if boom Kiwi halfback leaves the New Zealand Warriors at the end of next season.

Apathetic Aussies show how little they care

premium_icon Apathetic Aussies show how little they care

With just 48 current players completing the ethics review survey, it pays to ask how committed our cricketers are to helping clean up Australia’s sullied image.

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Why International footy can challenge Origin

premium_icon Why International footy can challenge Origin

INTERNATIONAL rugby league is officially back thanks to a Polynesian power surge and could soon threaten State of Origin as the game’s premier showpiece.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Kent: Manly and Des do the unthinkable

premium_icon Kent: Manly and Des do the unthinkable

DES Hasler’s looming return to Manly underlines again that the one great forgivable in rugby league is winning.

Thu 4 Oct 2018

Cronk's grand final saga is a case for change to NRL

Cronk's grand final saga is a case for change to NRL

The Cooper Cronk will-he-or-won't-he-play saga was an unneccessary sideshow the NRL, and other Australian sports, need to eliminate.

Mon 1 Oct 2018

Cronk’s presence a blight on NRL

Cronk’s presence a blight on NRL

COOPER Cronk was rightly branded a hero for his courageous effort in the grand final, but that didn’t tell the whole story.

Sun 30 Sep 2018

Mayhem before Sheed’s magic moment

premium_icon Mayhem before Sheed’s magic moment

THE two minutes which won the game for West Coast prompted high praise but the five seconds which helped lose the game will prompt cries of injustice.

The heartbreaking story of the Collingwood runner

premium_icon The heartbreaking story of the Collingwood runner

AN inconsolable Collingwood runner blaming himself for the loss was the saddest of the AFL grand final's images.

Sat 29 Sep 2018

Thurston: Smith will win Storm grand final

premium_icon Thurston: Smith will win Storm grand final

CAMERON Smith will prove himself a future Immortal today by leading the Melbourne Storm to another NRL premiership, writes Johnathan Thurston.

Thu 27 Sep 2018

The club that should grab Bennett

premium_icon The club that should grab Bennett

Mike Colman reckons he’s found the perfect spot for the master coach.

Wed 26 Sep 2018

Kent: Grand final two decades in the making

premium_icon Kent: Grand final two decades in the making

THE Billy Slater charge and ongoing doubt over Cooper Cronk have contributed to take the gloss off what should be the biggest grand final in NRL history

Tue 25 Sep 2018

Kent: Emotion will wreck Billy’s case

premium_icon Kent: Emotion will wreck Billy’s case

THE guilt of Slater begins and ends with how well Storm present their case for the defence. And the answer lies in the current criteria for a shoulder charge

Sat 22 Sep 2018

Thurston: Iceman Cronk can deliver title

premium_icon Thurston: Iceman Cronk can deliver title

COOPER Cronk was brought to Sydney to win the Roosters the competition – and he may just deliver, writes Cowboys legend Johnathan Thurston.

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