National Sport

Sun 15 Dec 2019

Horn looking to break Zerafa’s confidence

premium_icon Horn looking to break Zerafa’s confidence

The Melbourne boxer rode into Brisbane like a hired gunslinger cocky as all hell about shooting down the mild-mannered local hero.

Spin king’s warning on SuperCoach big guns

Spin king’s warning on SuperCoach big guns

Marcus Stoinis and D’Arcy Short cost more than $500,000 of your $2 million SuperCoach BBL budget. But spin king Shane Warne is investing in both.

‘Knuckleheads’: Reed’s caddie acted in self-defence

premium_icon ‘Knuckleheads’: Reed’s caddie acted in self-defence

An eye witness says Patrick Reed’s caddie was within his rights to react the way he did as fans abused Reed.

Lyon’s Perth record is Aussies’ ace in the hole

Lyon’s Perth record is Aussies’ ace in the hole

Joe Burns is backing Nathan Lyon to emulate his heroics against India last summer at Perth Stadium and bowl Australia to victory against New Zealand.

Liverpool now 10 clear and title there for taking

premium_icon Liverpool now 10 clear and title there for taking

Everything is coming up Liverpool in the Premier League after a Mo Salah double on a night when challengers Leicester finished deadlocked with Norwich.

NZ have the fighting spirit to make historic run chase

NZ have the fighting spirit to make historic run chase

Ross Taylor believes this New Zealand team has the fighting qualities to chase down a world record fourth innings total to beat Australia in Perth.

Smith brings in old teammate Boucher to coach South Africa

Smith brings in old teammate Boucher to coach South Africa

New Cricket South Africa director Graeme Smith has overseen the appointment of former teammate Mark Boucher as coach of South Africa on a four-year deal.

Taipans will take it to NBL newcomers

premium_icon Taipans will take it to NBL newcomers

A recent contest is providing the Cairns Taipans with confidence they can break even in Round 11 of the NBL against the competition’s new boys.

Heat’s on Babbel as Wanderers’ failings laid bare

premium_icon Heat’s on Babbel as Wanderers’ failings laid bare

Markus Babbel was entrusted with fixing Josep Gombau’s mistakes, but the same problems that plagued the Spaniard are causing the German nightmares

Ponting: Pattinson a must for Boxing Day Test

Ponting: Pattinson a must for Boxing Day Test

Ricky Ponting believes hometown hero James Pattinson is the man to replace the injured Josh Hazlewood if he is ruled out of the Boxing Day Test.

The ‘sh***est jersey’ in Australian sport

The ‘sh***est jersey’ in Australian sport

The Cronulla Sharks have been slammed after unveiling their latest jersey, which is oddly reminiscent of the Jaws movie poster.

Green’s blunt warning for Cowboys stars

premium_icon Green’s blunt warning for Cowboys stars

North Queensland coach Paul Green has spoken about the problems he has faced after Johnathan Thurston’s retirement.

Dropped: England skipper brutally axed

Dropped: England skipper brutally axed

Batsman Joe Root has been brutally dropped from England’s T20 side less than twelve months before the World Cup in Australia.

Fury vs Wilder heavyweight rematch confirmed

Fury vs Wilder heavyweight rematch confirmed

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury’s first fight ended in controversy, now the highly-anticipated rematch has been confirmed for February.

Million-dollar Marn knocks back IPL riches

premium_icon Million-dollar Marn knocks back IPL riches

The No. 3 will knock back potential IPL riches to prioritise his Test and one-day career.

Sydney to Hobart ‘fun’ for supermaxi family

premium_icon Sydney to Hobart ‘fun’ for supermaxi family

It’s rough, tough and sometimes deadly. But the Sydney to Hobart is a family affair for Comanche supermaxi skipper Jim Cooney.

Craddock: Burns deserves to make it sixth-time lucky

premium_icon Craddock: Burns deserves to make it sixth-time lucky

Joe Burns has been dropped from the Test side five times and fought his way back to partner David Warner. R.

Reed caddie sacked for shoving heckler

premium_icon Reed caddie sacked for shoving heckler

But Tiger Woods has slammed drunk fans for going “over the top”.

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Sydney extend lead with win over Mariners

premium_icon Sydney extend lead with win over Mariners

It wasn’t a vintage performance, but Sydney FC did enough to beat the Central Coast Mariners and extend their gap at the top of the A-League.

Sydney Kings show Melbourne United who’s boss

premium_icon Sydney Kings show Melbourne United who’s boss

The Sydney Kings don’t have it all their own way yet – but after a dominant Ware-inspired triumph over Melbourne United, the NBL has been put on warning.

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