National Sport

Sun 19 May 2019

Suns can’t break Power curse

premium_icon Suns can’t break Power curse

A South Australian downpour played into Gold Coast’s hands but the Suns’ drought against Port Adelaide has extended into an eighth year after a 38-point loss.

Firebirds’ finals hopes fizzling out

premium_icon Firebirds’ finals hopes fizzling out

The Firebirds’ finals aspirations are already hanging by a thread after a 69-61 loss at the hands of the awakening Giants.

Smith, Warner’s mental health a top priority

premium_icon Smith, Warner’s mental health a top priority

Steve Smith and David Warner will be offered emotional support to help cope with what is expected to be four months of relentless crowd abuse in England.

‘Wrecking ball’ destroys Portland

‘Wrecking ball’ destroys Portland

Draymond Green has gone on a historic tear to ruin almost any hope Portland had of making the NBA finals but the Warriors suffered an injury blow too.

Scott slumps as PGA becomes a Koepka procession

Scott slumps as PGA becomes a Koepka procession

Adam Scott believes Brooks Koepka is transforming golf after the big-hitting American secured the largest 54-hole lead in US PGA Championship history.

Detail behind Gutherson’s staggering new deal

premium_icon Detail behind Gutherson’s staggering new deal

Clint Gutherson’s new deal could be worth far more than what was first thought and propels him into the top echelon of money earners in the game.

‘Absolutely murderous’ KO shocks world

‘Absolutely murderous’ KO shocks world

Dominic Breazeale lasted just seconds in the ring against boxing king Deontay Wilder, who turned him to mince meat in Brooklyn.

Wallabies teammate slams ‘selfish’ Folau

Wallabies teammate slams ‘selfish’ Folau

Wallabies vice-captain Will Genia declared Israel Folau’s messages of ‘hate’ are unwelcome in the national team and backed call to tear up his $4m contract.

Suspension blow for Maroons Origin hopeful

premium_icon Suspension blow for Maroons Origin hopeful

Queensland Origin contender Jake Granville risks missing last chance to press for selection for series opener after being charged by match review committee.

Clock is ticking for returning Walker

premium_icon Clock is ticking for returning Walker

When Manly centre Dylan Walker runs onto Pointsbet Stadium against Cronulla on Sunday, he will have one month to resurrect his troubled career.

Segeyaro wants to seal the deal

premium_icon Segeyaro wants to seal the deal

In the space of a week, James Segeyaro has gone from reserve grade at Newtown to Brisbane super-sub. Now he is eyeing a contract extension at the Broncos.

Sydney play pressure card but Glory won’t take bait

premium_icon Sydney play pressure card but Glory won’t take bait

With the hours ticking down to the A-League grand final, Alex Brosque could see a mental edge for Sydney FC but Glory coach Tony Popovic remains confident.

Cumani quest to discover weapons of War

Cumani quest to discover weapons of War

Matt Cumani is likely to take a conservative approach with rejuvenated Declares War, hinting tilt at Queensland Derby glory could be doused by long-term goals

What does Lynch think of Lloyd criticism?

premium_icon What does Lynch think of Lloyd criticism?

Tom Lynch knew the scrutiny would be intense when he decided to join Richmond and he didn’t miss Matthew Lloyd’s withering assessment of his recent lean run.

Merrin back in Dragons sights

premium_icon Merrin back in Dragons sights

St George Illawarra are expected to rekindle their interest in Trent Merrin with the club now armed with cap space following the Jack de Belin verdict.

Aiken urges ‘Birds to be brave and bold

premium_icon Aiken urges ‘Birds to be brave and bold

Be brave, be bold. It was the advice for Firebirds star Romelda Aiken last week and she wants her team to keep embracing that philosophy against the Giants

Unstoppable star’s piece of history

Unstoppable star’s piece of history

Brooks Koepka is turning a public golf course into his private playground in the PGA Championship — and an all-time record sits just around the corner.

‘Warner, Smith ready for World Cup hostility’

premium_icon ‘Warner, Smith ready for World Cup hostility’

Alex Carey has hailed banned duo Steve Smith and Dave Warner as two of Australia’s greatest athletes

Folau appeal hits major setback

Folau appeal hits major setback

Israel Folau’s legal challenge against his Rugby Australia termination is already off to a shaky start as Raelene Castle unloaded.

Webcke: ‘Enormous’ Haas is Origin-ready

premium_icon Webcke: ‘Enormous’ Haas is Origin-ready

If you’re good enough, you’re old enough, that’s the view of Queensland great Shane Webcke .

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