Sport

Force and Wallabies star to join English club

Luke Morahan during a Wallabies training session in Brisbane.
Luke Morahan during a Wallabies training session in Brisbane. DAN PELED

RUGBY UNION: Wallabies back Luke Morahan will leave the Western Force to join English rugby struggler Bristol at the end of the Super Rugby season.

Morahan, who has three Test caps, will leave the Force after three seasons.

He crossed from Queensland at the end of 2013 after being a part of the Reds' 2011 championship squad, making his Australian debut the following year.

The 26-year-old, who has a background in rugby sevens and won a Commonwealth Games silver medal in 2010, also started at fullback in Australia's spring tour match against France late last year.

"I'm excited about the opportunity to play in England but also to be a part of the ambitious journey that Bristol rugby is on,” Morahan told Bristol's website.

Bristol, which is ranked last in English Premiership standings, expects Morahan to offer the club options at fullback, wing and centre.

"He has got a lot of raw pace and versatility and can play across the backline,” Bristol head coach Mark Tainton said.

News Corp Australia


'Obsessive stalker' jailed in Gympie court

STALKER: A Gympie court has jailed a man described as an obsessive stalker after he repeatedly offended against his former girlfriend

Man gets further jail for continued stalking of his ex-girlfriend

Inskip sinkhole drama relived on TV

Footage captured at the scene of the sink hole opening up at Inskip Point in 2015.

'No one knew who I was - They thought I was stealing their beer.'

Man escapes from wreck after rollover

Emergency crews have responded to a single car crash.

Emergency crews respond to single car crash north of Woolooga.

Local Partners

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy a slick, impressive effort

New Uncharted game for PS4 hits the shelves

Bride and Prejudice's Chris reveals more family heartache

Grant and Chris feature on the TV series Bride & Prejudice. Supplied by Channel 7.

His dad’s health has dealt a massive blow to their happy life

Nicole's ready to bust out of Doctor Doctor's love triangle

Nicole da Silva stars in season two of Doctor Doctor.

New season gets a fresh injection of relationship dilemmas.

MOVIE REVIEW: Tom Cruise flying high again in drug drama

Tom Cruise plays pilot Barry Seal in the movie American Made.

FILM STAR delivers his best performance in some time.

The Project will now be on six nights a week

The Project presenters Waleed Aly, Carrie Bickmore and Peter Helliar.

The Project is expanding with a Sunday night edition and a new host.

Click your fingers, tap your toes

Helen Peters, Elisabeth Wallis-Gaedtke, Evalee Sharples and Kemal Avunduk rehearse for Fascinating Rhythm, Sunshine Coast Oriana Choir's performance of hot jazz, sizzling samba, Latin beats and smooth swing sounds at Lake Kawana Community Centre on August 26-27.

Libby to set beat for Fascinating Rhythm this weekend

Margot Robbie is unrecognisable in London

Margot, is that really you?

MARGOT Robbie looks completely unrecognisable as Queen Elizabeth I.

REVEALED: New shops for Coast centre's $12million revamp

Coast retail centre expands as part of $12million refurbishment

FREE: Guide to Gympie's hottest suburbs in The Gympie Times

Look out for SOLD ON in The Gympie Times on Wednesday.

The first Gympie edition of Sold On is in today's Gympie Times.

Residents fear sand mine sell out by State Minister

Sand mine opponents attend the Nambour Council Chambers.Cou

Further testing undertaken on site, despite claims of significance

Investors quick to snap up property in key growth corridor

High-profile commercial site sells at auction for $4.920m