National Sport

Tue 25 Sep 2018

Young gun’s cocky swipe at Bolt

Young gun’s cocky swipe at Bolt

USAIN Bolt may be the fastest man on the planet, but this fiery young gun thinks he’s got him under wraps after watching his football debut.

Gavrilova, Barty upstage big guns in China

Gavrilova, Barty upstage big guns in China

AUSTRALIANS Ash Barty and Daria Gavrilova took big scalps to move into the second round at the Wuhan Open in China.

The science behind Cronk recovery

premium_icon The science behind Cronk recovery

MASSAGE, stretching, resistance training and probably less sleep - this is the intense rehab program Cronk will undertake this week to play Sunday.

Former teammate could decide Slater’s fate

premium_icon Former teammate could decide Slater’s fate

A FORMER premiership winning teammate of Billy Slater and an ex-Roosters skipper hold the retiring legend’s grand final fate in their hands.

Cronk will put team first, says JT

premium_icon Cronk will put team first, says JT

JOHNATHAN Thurston fears Roosters star Cooper Cronk faces an uphill battle to be fit for Sunday’s grand final clash

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

Hughes ready to fill Slater’s shoes

premium_icon Hughes ready to fill Slater’s shoes

HOW do you replace a once-in-a-generation player for a grand final that could make history? A 23-year-old who has played just 17 top grade games

Tiger’s ‘gold digger’ girlfriend

Tiger’s ‘gold digger’ girlfriend

TIGER Woods’ new girlfriend reportedly chased him “like a puppy” before they found love under incredible circumstances.

Cowboys search for new CEO

premium_icon Cowboys search for new CEO

THE North Queensland Cowboys are keen to “road test” their new commercial structure while assessing applicants for the recently vacated CEO position.

Hawthorn’s Tom Mitchell wins Brownlow Medal

Hawthorn’s Tom Mitchell wins Brownlow Medal

TOM Mitchell reigned supreme on the AFL’s night of nights as he claimed the Brownlow Medal and it came with a surprising admission.

Nan reels in monster barra

premium_icon Nan reels in monster barra

THE exuberance of youth has proven no match for a grandmother’s intuition when it comes to barramundi fishing.

Mon 24 Sep 2018

Slater’s case to play in decider revealed

premium_icon Slater’s case to play in decider revealed

BILLY Slater’s right hand and speed at which the Storm champion was running are central to the club’s fight against a two-match shoulder charge ban.

Cup penalty for Night’s Watch

Cup penalty for Night’s Watch

CAULFIELD Cup second favourite Night’s Watch has received a 1kg penalty for next month’s race as well as the Melbourne Cup after his win in Naturalism Stakes.

Concerns hang over grand final star’s

Concerns hang over grand final star’s

THE build up to the biggest AFL game of the year has come under a cloud for two star players as they battle to be ready in time.

‘I don’t care’: Keary’s ruthless take on Cronk’s prognosis

‘I don’t care’: Keary’s ruthless take on Cronk’s prognosis

WITH all due respect to teammate Cooper Cronk, Luke Keary admits he simply does not care whether the Roosters halfback plays in the grand final or not.

Prepare for grand final deja vu, Eagles

premium_icon Prepare for grand final deja vu, Eagles

HAWTHORN'S triple-premiership hero Josh Gibson believes the Eagles are in for a case of deja vu in Saturday’s decider against Collingwood.

Top hoop returns to his best

Top hoop returns to his best

EIGHT-time Ipswich premier jockey Jim Byrne had endured a slow start to his current season - until the latest Ipswich meeting on Friday that is.

Storm star planning payback

Storm star planning payback

WILL Chambers admits Latrell Mitchell has outplayed him the past four times they've met but he’s vowed to turn the tables in the grand final.

Mayne man: Pie ready to blanket Eagles

premium_icon Mayne man: Pie ready to blanket Eagles

DEFENSIVE forward, old-school defender or wingman, Chris Mayne is determined to do whatever it takes in his second attempt at premiership glory.

Ennis says Slater unlikely to get off

Ennis says Slater unlikely to get off

PREMIERSHIP-winning hooker Michael Ennis believes Billy Slater will be suspended for hit on Sosaia Feki and will miss the grand final against the Roosters.

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