National Sport

Tue 22 May 2018

NRL teams: Eels pull surprise switch

NRL teams: Eels pull surprise switch

PARRAMATTA have made a radical switch to their spine and Manly have offset the loss of Api Koroisau with the return of a star

‘I want to nutmeg Pogba’: Aussie’s cocky call

‘I want to nutmeg Pogba’: Aussie’s cocky call

ONE of Australia’s cockiest youngster has called out French superstar Paul Pogba ahead of the World Cup, while Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak has thrown his support...

Horn on high alert for Crawford punch

Horn on high alert for Crawford punch

WHILE trainer Glenn Rushton remains confident Jeff Horn will shock the world once again, he admits the 'Hornet' must avoid one particular punch at all costs.

Rebels without Genia for Sunwolves showdown

Rebels without Genia for Sunwolves showdown

THE Rebels are likely to welcome Wallaby Dane Haylett-Petty backto the fold but they’re likely to again be without Will Genia for clash against the Sunwolves.

Aloisia back on track for Oaks

Aloisia back on track for Oaks

A TRACK gallop in Brisbane has convinced trainer Ciaron Maher Aloisia is fit to take her place in the Queensland Oaks at Doomben.

LeBron blows Boston away

LeBron blows Boston away

LEBRON James had his sixth 40-point game of this year’s NBA playoffs as the Cavaliers downed the Celtics to tie up the Eastern Conference Finals at 2-2.

Buckley not worried by De Goey trade talk

Buckley not worried by De Goey trade talk

COLLINGWOOD coach Nathan Buckley has welcomed the spotlight on out-of-contract star Jordan De Goey — as long as it’s for the “right reasons”.

Kyrgios  his own worst enemy: Rosewall’s warning

Kyrgios his own worst enemy: Rosewall’s warning

KEN Rosewall has questioned Nick Kyrigos’s commitment and issued a stern warning to the Australian whose French Open campaign could be over before it begins.

Gal: Fifita bid wrong on every level

Gal: Fifita bid wrong on every level

BLUES legend Paul Gallen has shot down Andrew Fifita’s appeal to play Origin, saying he “can’t understand” his Cronulla teammate’s motives.

Everything’s Peachey for Origin debut

premium_icon Everything’s Peachey for Origin debut

PENRITH utility star Tyrone Peachey is just 80 minutes from being elevated onto Australian sports’ biggest stage — State of Origin.

Ecuador chasing history in Cup

Ecuador chasing history in Cup

GAI Waterhouse’s Ecuador can create his own piece of racing history by winning the Listed $150,000 W.J. McKell Cup at Royal Randwick.

Titans home in on new ground

premium_icon Titans home in on new ground

THE Gold Coast Titans have identified a stadium north of Brisbane as a potential home ground in the strongest sign yet they could quit Cbus Super Stadium.

Lucky Ducky: Aussie wins French Open break

Lucky Ducky: Aussie wins French Open break

AFTER two long years and a string of injuries, fate has finally favoured James Duckworth with the world No.1067 promoted to the French Open main draw.

Under-fire Eels looking up, not down

premium_icon Under-fire Eels looking up, not down

PARRAMATTA sit at the bottom of the NRL ladder but hooker Cameron King says Brad Arthur’s men still believe their season can be salvaged.

Was trading Smith a Giant mistake?

premium_icon Was trading Smith a Giant mistake?

THE Giants' woes have been compounded by watching Devon Smith walk out on the club and become arguably the AFL’s No.1 buy for Essendon.

Inglis ready to take Maroons reins from Smith

premium_icon Inglis ready to take Maroons reins from Smith

GREG Inglis declares he is ready to succeed Cameron Smith as Queensland captain and lead the depleted Maroons through their most turbulent period in a decade.

Forgotten winger in running for Reds return

Forgotten winger in running for Reds return

COACH Brad Thorn loves players who will do anything to wrestle back a Reds jersey and forgotten winger Izaia Perese could not have made more of a statement.

Position problem hurting Gaz, Cats

premium_icon Position problem hurting Gaz, Cats

SINCE returning from injury, Gary Ablett has played predominantly as a forward. MARK ROBINSON writes it's not working and questions are being asked.

Merc ‘bloody’ tense amid Red Bull threat

Merc ‘bloody’ tense amid Red Bull threat

LEWIS Hamilton and his boss have both revealed their grave concerns as they expect to be chasing Daniel Ricciardo’s tail in the Monaco GP.

Munster set to commit to Storm

premium_icon Munster set to commit to Storm

MAROONS sensation Cameron Munster has scuppered claims he wants out of Melbourne as the Storm open negotiations on a multimillion-dollar contract extension.

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