National Sport

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Wallabies want answers about Irish tactics

Wallabies want answers about Irish tactics

IRELAND successfully negated Israel Folau’s aerial threat last weekend, but were their tactics legal? The Wallabies want answers before the series decider.

Image exposes ‘absolute disgrace’

Image exposes ‘absolute disgrace’

FOOTBALL legends went into meltdown when a World Cup controversy reared its ugly head to almost rob England.

Walters gives Maroons prop another shot

Walters gives Maroons prop another shot

MAROONS coach Kevin Walters has shown loyalty to underperforming forward Jarrod Wallace who must deliver for the Maroons in Origin II.

Deledio fires back over expansion crack

Deledio fires back over expansion crack

BRETT Deledio is never one to shy away from an issue and this time the injured Giant has returned serve after Wayne Schwass’ controversial comments.

Why Optus couldn’t handle World Cup

Why Optus couldn’t handle World Cup

AS TOP Optus executives and technicians scrambled behind the scenes to stem the outrage from football fans, the telco ran out of time.

Fittler drops hint about RCG replacement

Fittler drops hint about RCG replacement

BLUES coach Brad Fittler reveals training run will tell him if Ryan James or Matt Prior will replace Reagan Campbell-Gillard for Origin II.

World Cup team’s mid-air emergency

World Cup team’s mid-air emergency

A PLANE carrying a team from the World Cup was forced to make an emergency landing after catching fire.

Kane double helps England save face against Tunisia

Kane double helps England save face against Tunisia

CAPTAIN Harry Kane came to the rescue with two goals, the second a dramatic injury-time winner, as England began their World Cup Group G campaign with a stuttering...

Historic farce haunts World Cup

Historic farce haunts World Cup

JUST a handful of days into the World Cup and a debacle the likes of which we’ve never seen before is being painfully exposed.

Croatian star sent home in huge WC dummy spit

Croatian star sent home in huge WC dummy spit

AFTER refusing to come on as a substitute against Nigeria, a Croatian star has been sent home from the World Cup.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

SBS to take control of World Cup coverage

SBS to take control of World Cup coverage

BREAKING: SBS is set to take charge of World Cup broadcasting in Australia for the next 48 hours as the besieged Optus Sport tries to fix the streaming issues that...

Jedinak: Never take anything for granted

Jedinak: Never take anything for granted

THE stakes are high for Australia’s clash with Denmark and Mile Jedinak says no one is a certainty with Bert van Marwijk tipped to opt for more attack.

Gordon called into Wallabies, Genia out for six weeks

Gordon called into Wallabies, Genia out for six weeks

WARATAHS halfback Jake Gordon has been called into Wallabies squad for series decider against Ireland after Will Genia was ruled out with broken arm.

Knight faces two-game ban, Warrior cops same fate

Knight faces two-game ban, Warrior cops same fate

NEWCASTLE second-rower Lachlan Fitzgibbon faces a maximum two-game NRL ban for dangerous contact while a Warriors star has accepted his charge.

Khawaja breaks silence on ODI dumping

Khawaja breaks silence on ODI dumping

ONLY two players have scored more domestic one-day runs than Usman Khawaja in the past four years, but the Queensland captain says he needs to do even more.

France win U20 World Cup, Junior Wallabies fifth

France win U20 World Cup, Junior Wallabies fifth

TEENAGER Jordan Joseph inspired France to a 23-14 victory over three-time champions England to claim a maiden World Rugby under-20 Championship title.

Slater under pressure to ‘help everyone’

Slater under pressure to ‘help everyone’

MAROONS coach Kevin Walters has thrown star No.1 Billy Slater the ultimate challenge ahead of State of Origin II.

Optus’ World Cup ‘nuclear option’

Optus’ World Cup ‘nuclear option’

IF THE World Cup streaming issues persist, Optus or maybe even the government, are going to have to do something drastic.

Bunnies bounce into outright favouritism

Bunnies bounce into outright favouritism

SOUTH Sydney have firmed as favourites to win the NRL premiership while fellow competition heavyweights the Panthers have eased.

German panic, Neymar’s unwanted record

German panic, Neymar’s unwanted record

WC Snapshot: Five of the top six nations in the FIFA rankings have played, and none has won. Meanwhile, Neymar makes return to the World Cup playing field.

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