National Sport

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Harris reveals plan to combat Indian bowlers

Harris reveals plan to combat Indian bowlers

Australian opener Marcus Harris admits he let the Indian bowlers get the better of him in Adelaide, but he is ready for a big score in the second Test.

King Kohli losing grip on batting dominance

King Kohli losing grip on batting dominance

Virat Kohli may have led India to a historic first Test win against Australia, but his twin failures with the bat have him clinging to an ego-boosting honour.

Bombers fans might have to wait: Goddard

Bombers fans might have to wait: Goddard

After officially hanging up the boots Brendon Goddard now has time to reflect. And the former Saints and Bombers star has revealed his thoughts on both clubs.

Smith to take back captaincy, says Aussie legend

Smith to take back captaincy, says Aussie legend

Ian Healy is thankful Tim Paine emerged ‘when disaster struck in Cape Town’ but the former Aussie keeper believes he won’t be there long term.

McEvoy backs out of Sunlight comparison

McEvoy backs out of Sunlight comparison

Trainer Tony McEvoy has refused to be drawn into argument of who is better between two-year-old Magic Millions contender Sun City and stable star Sunlight.

Waugh: Starc fighting for future in Perth

Waugh: Starc fighting for future in Perth

Former Australian cricketer and national team selector Mark Waugh believes Mitchell Starc could be playing for his spot during the second Test in Perth.

Footy crackdown a ‘recipe for disaster’

Footy crackdown a ‘recipe for disaster’

The changes approved by the AFL Commission this week have been blasted by a footy legend who believes the tweaks will ruin the game.

Leaked email exposes bloody Kohli coup

Leaked email exposes bloody Kohli coup

Extraordinary leaked emails and text messages reveal how Indian captain Virat Kohli orchestrated the termination of former coach Anil Kumble.

Damning extent of Smith, Warner crisis exposed

Damning extent of Smith, Warner crisis exposed

Australia gained respect from a fighting performance in Adelaide but the cruel reality of life without its banned stars has been laid bare.

Norman set to quit Eels for Dragons on three-year-deal

Norman set to quit Eels for Dragons on three-year-deal

Corey Norman tipped to sign with the Dragons after a recruitment meeting found the Eels half was the No.1 target.

Roo’s swipe after taking on Neymar, Mbappe

Roo’s swipe after taking on Neymar, Mbappe

Two Socceroos were in the thick of the Champions League action. Both played on world-class opponents, but one wasn’t happy with the refereeing.

Police may push ahead with assault charges against Walker

Police may push ahead with assault charges against Walker

Police are reportedly intent on pushing ahead with assault charges against Manly centre Dylan Walker despite his fiancee’s intent to retract her statement.

Aussie cricketers cop a really rude shock

Aussie cricketers cop a really rude shock

A widely-held truth was busted wide open as India delivered a very specific reality check nobody — bar Shane Warne — saw coming.

Rising star smashes Aussie record to take gold

Rising star smashes Aussie record to take gold

Teenager Ariarne Titmus has secured Australia’s first gold medal of the world short course swimming titles in China with a record-breaking 200m freestyle.

Clarko receives Hawks’ top honour

Clarko receives Hawks’ top honour

He’s the most decorated coach in the AFL and a revered figure at Hawthorn. And on Tuesday night Alastair Clarkson ticked off one remaining honour that had until...

Gruelling challenge facing quicks before crucial contest

Gruelling challenge facing quicks before crucial contest

Australia and India’s quicks will face a tough physical and mental battle before a ball is even bowled in the second Test in Perth, starting Friday.

Nissan confirms only 50 of $1.5m GT-R supercar will be built

Nissan confirms only 50 of $1.5m GT-R supercar will be built

Futuristic concept gets the green light for production. Is it the most expensive new car on the road?

Sam and Phoebe Burgess welcome baby

Sam and Phoebe Burgess welcome baby

Phoebe Burgess shared the first photo of the couple’s second child with fans on social media, two days after giving birth.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Starc below best, but Paine backs quick to rediscover groove

Starc below best, but Paine backs quick to rediscover groove

Australian captain Tim Paine is backing Mitchell Starc to rediscover his fiery best in the second Test against India in Perth.

Knights great’s warning to Mann over switch

Knights great’s warning to Mann over switch

Kurt Mann is one of the game’s most versatile players, but the proposed move to hooker at the Knights will be a huge test, according to a club great.

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