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Gympie secures back-to-back T20 titles

GOTCHA: Gympie celebrates a Nambour wicket. The Gold have secured back to back T20 titles after beating the Cutters on Tuesday.

The Gold was able to halt Nambour's quest for their 9/129

Could the Mooloo Kid be our next Commonwealth Games star?

BREAKING THE RECORDS: Gympie swim sensation Troy Carlson claimed a winning haul of five gold medals and two silver at the recent Pacific School Games in Adelaide last week.

'Awesome Troysome' adds new swag of medals to his collection

A fierce cricket rivalry is growing strong

SCORER: Gympie's Danny Shepperson scored 44 to set a defensible target for the Gold XI, but Nambour made light work of the total to seize victory at Albert Park on Saturday.

Gold XI beaten by Nambour in the lead up to T20 Final

Shock inclusion makes for six-team women's AFL Wide Bay comp

ALL IN: Hervey Bay's Taylah King, The Waves Jessica Faithfull, Bay Power's Montanna Lees, Maryborough's Jazmyn Alexander and Brothers Daniella Baulch are ready to play in the new women's competition.

Wide Bay is all-in on its new female Aussie rules competition.

Gympie Gold XI face up to Nambour

TOUGH TEST: Gympie Gold XI bowler Brycen Mitchell expects Nambour to come out firing today at Albert Park.

A tough few days for The Gympie Gold XI

Gympie cricketers earn regional calls

REPRESENTATIVES: Brycen Mitchell, Nick Laffey and Leo Cartwright are three Gympie cricketers called up for representatives squads this summer.

Young cricketers rewarded with representative honours

premium_icon Confirmed: Saints land Lethlean

St Kilda has appointed axed AFL football operations manager Simon Lethlean to head up the club’s restructured football department

The A-League young guns your club should play

Jack Hingert of the Roar and Christian Theoharous of the Victory. (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

Youngsters your A-League club should play.

Heat star returns to field of nightmares

Brisbane Heat West Indies star Deandra Dottin. Picture: Annette Dew

DEANDRA Dottin will run on to Allan Border Field today

Jeff Horn gets last laugh on US troll

Jeff Horn and Gary Corcoran together after the fight.

BIG mouth boxing commentator Teddy Atlas has fallen on his sword

premium_icon Popovic sensationally sacked by Turkish club

Former Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic has been reportedly sacked by his new Turkish club.

Turkish media are carrying reports he is gone

‘Devastated’: WAG heartbreak

WAG dramas.

Spurned partner 'devastated', according to report

Hayes duo embark on Diamond hunt

Trainer David Hayes has two smart fillies making their debuts on Saturday.

Hayes duo embark on Diamond hunt as youngsters step up

premium_icon Bird: Why I had to leave the Sharks

Jack Bird is the latest big-name recruit to join Brisbane.

Jack Bird breaks silence on move to Brisbane Broncos from Sharks

World Cup Team of the Tournament

Australian team member's celebrate their victory in the Rugby League World Cup men's final match between Australia and England in Brisbane on December 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Patrick HAMILTON / --IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE — STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE —

Australia cap off stunning RLWC with five in Team of the Tournament

premium_icon The 10 best moments of the 2017 World Cup so far

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND — NOVEMBER 11: Tongan fans celebrate during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between the New Zealand Kiwis and Tonga at Waikato Stadium on November 11, 2017 in Hamilton, New Zealand. (Photo by Renee McKay/Getty Images)

Ahead of Saturday’s final, here’s ten of the very best.

premium_icon World Cup team of the tournament with a twist

David Mead, Jason Taumalolo and Mitchell Moses had exceptional campaigns.

There’s only one rule — no players from the Big Three are allowed.

premium_icon Pressure builds on Milford to deliver for Broncos

Anthony Milford has vowed to step up as Brisbane’s main man next season. Picture: Liam Kidston

Brisbane star has spoken candidly about his growing responsibility.

Women's cricket is picking up pace

Australian fast bowler Holly Ferling is excited by the growth of women's cricket.

Holly Ferling says female bowlers can break new ground.

premium_icon NRL 2018: Why Warriors can actually pull it together

Shaun Johnson will once again be the playmaker for the Warriors.

5 reasons to be excited about the Warriors in NRL season 2018

premium_icon $3m Sydney switch shows Beattie means business

Peter Beattie is quitting Queensland to move to Sydney.

$3 million Sydney switch shows Peter Beattie means business

premium_icon Kosmina: Roos can make it out of group

Socceroos Aaron Mooy in action during the World Cup qualifier against Honduras.

Why the Socceroos can make it out of the group in Russia 2018

RLWC: How the Kangaroos are shaping up

Jordan McLean during training in Brisbane ahead of the Kangaroos' opening Rugby League World Cup game against England in Melbourne on October 27.

Australia certainly isn't exempt from the cloud of confusion

Wallabies take note: How to beat the All Blacks

Sekope Kepu is tackled by Rieko Ioane during game 1 of the Bledisloe Cup at ANZ Stadium in Sydney

The Wallabies need to play like cornered animals again.

Craig Bellamy is worth $3 million

MORE SUCCESS: Storm coach Craig Bellamy after Melbourne's grand final win.

Craig Bellamy deserves to be the highest paid person in rugby league

The heat is on for fully fit Cowboys

North Queensland Cowboys Pre Season Training. Gavin Cooper. Picture: Alix Sweeney

Pressure on the team to perform will only be magnified

Stunning rap for teen Titan: ‘The best I’ve ever seen’

Gold Coast teenager Moeaki Fotuaika. Photo: Gold Coast Titans

Titans players in awe of 18-year-old sensation Moeaki Fotuaika

premium_icon Meet the Titans’ financial saviour

Rebecca Frizelle and Darryl Kelly will ensure the Titans brand lives on. Picture: Luke Marsden.

Who is Darryl Kelly? Meet the man set to save the Gold Coast Titans

Hurst’s challenging role with NRL

NRL Welfare officer Murray Hurst.

Hurst says work is just as important as any he did in coach’s box.

premium_icon Revealed: Cronk, Tara’s secret wedding

Cooper Cronk and Tara Rushton will be going down the aisle tomorrow.

Cronk and Rushton to wed at exclusive Whale Beach restaurant

2018 Intrust Super Cup draw released

Ase Boas celebrates the Hunters' premiership in 2017.

Hunters will begin season with a home clash against Ipswich

premium_icon Six reasons Dusty can do it again

Dustin Martin celebrates with the premiership cup. Picture. Phil Hillyard

Here’s why we could see another year of Dusty dominance.

Gaz: I’m back for another flag

Gary Ablett sporting his new No.4 jumper at the Cattery. Picture: Alison Wynd

Gary Ablett says he’s come back to Geelong to win another flag

Top draft pick lines up with Brisbane

Cameron Rayner was selected by the Brisbane Lions on Friday night. Photo: Getty

Cam Rayner keen to show why is Lions picked him at No.1

City break record as unbeaten EPL run continues

Manchester City's David Silva, centre, scores his side's first goal in the 4-0 win over Swansea City.

Manchester City 11 points clear at the top of the EPL.

Socceroos threat in stunning Arnold offer

He’s back.

Graham Arnold reportedly offered Socceroos coaching job

Broncos lure 193cm giant Premiership winner

Sam Tagatese trains with his Tonga World Cup teammates.

BRISBANE Broncos have signd Premiership-winning prop Sam Tagatese.

Late show helps Palace move out of EPL basement

Crystal Palace's James McArthur, centre, celebrates scoring his side's late winner in the 2-1 victory over Watford.

CRYSTAL Palace have moved out of the EPL relegation zone.

UCL Draw revealed: Reds’ delight, powerhouses clash

Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS

Good news for Liverpool in Champions League draw Round of 16

Mourinho concedes title chance 'probably' over after loss

Manchester City's Nicolas Otamendi (right) celebrates scoring in the 2-1 win over Manchester United.

Jose Mourinho says tile chances 'probably' over.

Mission Impossible: Poms’ 80-year reality check

England could do with Don Bradman's services for the remainder of the Ashes.

ONLY one team has ever come back from 2-0 down in the Ashes.

Australia turn to Marsh for WACA

Smith thinks Marsh might be the right man for the WACA. (AAP Image/Dean Lewins)

AUSTRALIA has confirmed Mitchell Marsh will come into the side.

premium_icon West still believes in Marshes

The Marsh brothers will be back on home turf. (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

The giant billboard outside the WACA says it all.

England calls out Smith’s sledging lie

The Ashes is no place for niceties.

JIMMY Anderson exposed Steve Smith’s bluff on sledging.

‘Better than Bradman’: Gayle goes insane

Chris Gayle celebrates his record-breaking T20 century.

Gayle smashes ridiculous ton in Bangladesh Premier League final

Diamonds strengthen No.1 status

THEY had some ups and downs during the season but the Australian netball Diamonds will still officially end the year as the No.1 team in the world.

Diamonds waiting on Sharni Layton green light

Sharni Layton in full throttle for the Magpies during Super Netball.

Sharni Layton waiting for green light to make Diamonds return

Sharni Layton named for return

Sharni Layton of the Diamonds competes for the ball with Bailey Mes of the Silver Ferns during game one of the 2016 Constellation Cup.

Defender named in squad to tour in January next year.

Laura Langman leaves Sunshine Coast Lightning

OUT: Laura Langman has decided to leave the Sunshine Coast Lightning and return to New Zealand.

ONE of the Lightning's top players has decided to leave

Diamonds cement top spot with clean sweep

Gabi Simpson regains possession for the Diamonds in their battle against the Silver Ferns. Source: AAP

"We put everything out there in those last four games”

It's Kiwis and us for Games gold

Australia's Caitlin Bassett (centre) says it will be a Diamonds-New Zealand final for the netball gold medal at next year's Commonwealth Games.

Bassett says it's Australia and New Zealand for Games gold medal

Perfect start for Sunshine Coast Lightning, says coach

Lightning players celebrate their win in the Super Netball grand final over the Giants in June.

Grand final rematch perfect start for Lightning.

Leading hoop to appeal big ban

TOP jockey Joe Bowditch could miss the ride aboard star Adelaide sprinter Viddora in a $1 million feature on the Gold Coast next month.

News Corp to partner with Ladbrokes from February

Mandela Dreaming ridden by Baylee Nothdurft wins race 1 at Clifford Park. Saturday, 25th Nov, 2017.

News Corp signs three-year deal as Ladbrokes major wagering partner

Racing the scales to stay under weight

INDUSTRY VETERAN: Champion Coast jockey Damian Browne leading Buffering at the Dubai World Cup.

What jockeys put their bodies through

Wanless stable runs hot but loses ground

WINNER: Jockey and part-owner Renee Dawkins won riding with PVE Remington at the Gympie Races last week.

Turf Topics with Barry Fitzhenry

Gympie's race to remember

HONOUR: Don Birt will be on hand to present the Diggers Cup today.

Diggers Cup to honour a fallen hero

Main race in his memory

ALL SMILES: Corey Bayliss after winning last year's Diggers Cup.

GTC to host final meet of 2017

Winx owners eyeing another Plate

Winx had to dig in to win her third weight-for-age championship. Picture: David Caird

Winx owner says champion mare may target a record fourth Cox Plate

Aussie golfer suspended for doping violation

Australian golfer Mark Hensby has been suspended for a year by the PGA Tour after failing to provide a drug testing sample

Australian golfer suspended for doping violation

Mark Hensby of Australia hits out of a sand trap

AUSTRALIAN golfer suspended for a yea

Bland looking forward to 2018

SOLID SEASON: Adam Bland in action during the Australian PGA at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast. (AAP Image)

Adam Bland secures European Tour Card in Australian PGA

Hungry Smith targets top 50

Cameron Smith with Jordan Ontiveros. Photo: Liam Kidston.

Australian PGA winner Cameron Smith targets world top 50 and Masters