Motorcycle trail ride takes off

Gympie's Scott Hoare in hospital, with finacee Anbgie Minukos.

Scott Hoare raffle to be drawn at Woolooga trail ride meet

PHOTOS: Sunshine Coast 1 vs Toowoomba 1

Women's Hockey Masters State Championships in Gympie Sunshine Coast1 v Toowoomba 1.

Highlights from Day 1 of the Women's Masters Hockey Championships.

PHOTOS: Bundaberg 1 vs Hervey Bay

Women's Hockey Masters State Championships in Gympie Bundaberg1 v Hervey Bay.

Highlights from Day 1 of the Women's Masters Hockey Championships.

PHOTOS: Ipswich 3 vs Redlands 2

Women's Masters Hockey State Championships in Gympie Ipswich 3 v Redlands 2.

Highlights from Day 1 of the Women's Masters Hockey Championships.

PHOTOS: Tweed Border 3 vs Brisbane 5

Women's Masters Hockey State Championships in Gympie Tweed Border3 v Brisbane 5

Highlights from Day 1 of the Women's Masters Hockey Championships.

PHOTOS: Cairns vs Townsville 1

Women's Masters Hockey State Championships in Gympie Cairns v Townsville 1.

Highlights from Day 1 of the Women's Masters Hockey Championships.

Cost and effort is worth it for Mt Isa teams

Mt Isa players put it all on the line against the Gold Coast yesterday.

Distance and time cannot dampen love of hockey

NSWRL hits back at claims of Blues Origin drama

New South Wales Blues players Blake Ferguson (left) and Josh Dugan.

Group has released a statement addressing a host of claims.

Mal's rebuke: 'They didn't come up when it mattered'

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga.

Australian coach's stinging criticism of NSW.

Hodges wants Blues' 'booze brothers' ban

NSW State of Origin players Blake Ferguson (left) and Josh Dugan at the Blues training camp.

Queensland great takes aim at NSW players

The Blues stars on the chopping block for 2018

NSW Blues coach Laurie Daley speaks to the media.

Heads will roll from within the player group.

NSW hid drunk players before Origin III, says Ray Hadley

Dugan and Ferguson are in hot water again.Source:The Daily Telegraph

“We can’t have the lunatics running the asylum..."

NSW Blues' poor culture keeps costing them Origin

Mackay's Dane Gagai in State of Origin Game III at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

Everything we believed is a fraud.

Day wins silver as brave Aussie runs with broken wrist

Young Geelong sprinter falls just short of Commonwealth finals running with broken wrist

Socceroos kick off hunt for new coach

JOB CANDIDATE: Former Albanian national team coach Gianni De Biasi (pictured during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group A match between Albania and Switzerland) has been interviewed for the Socceroos head coaching position.

Socceroos begin search for new coach

Saints in no rush to decide on veterans' future

Nick Riewoldt of the Saints takes a mark against the Tigers at Etihad Stadium in round 16.

Nick Riewoldt and Leigh Montagna are not contracted for 2018.

Hawks hand debut to Northern Irishman

Conor Glass during a Hawks training session at Waverley Park.

Conor Glass plucked from Gaelic football at County Derry.

Demons boosted by return of co-captain

Jack Viney of the Demons is back after foot surgery.

Jack Viney fit for crunch game against Port Adelaide.

All Blacks strengthen Crusaders quarter-finals hopes

KEY RETURN: Ryan Crotty's return will help strengthen the Crusaders defence and attack in the Super Rugby quarter-final clash with the Highlanders.

Crusaders welcome back All Blacks for final

Pakistan women have come a long way from death threats

Pakistani cricketers celebrate the dismissal of India's Harmanpreet Kaur during the ICC Women's World Cup.

Two decades since debuting they come up against Australia again.

Anasta spills on the off-field dramas at Roosters, Tigers

Roosters player Braith Anasta questions referee Alan Shortall in 2012.

Retired star players 288 games across three clubs.

'I did not think this would ever happen in my wildest dreams'

Giants defender Bec Bulley. Photo: Getty Images

Bulley prepares for Super Netball premliminary final with Giants

Cathy Freeman finds her love for athletics again

Former track and field athlete Cathy Freeman is a 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games ambassador.

Golden girl is an ambassador for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

What's happened to the great Novak Djokovic?

Novak Djokovic of Serbia during his game against Nick Kyrgios of Australia at Indian Wells.

Former world No.1 has gone from being tennis's king to its joker.

Firebirds legend has no regrets about retirement

Former players Clare McMeniman (left) and Laura Geitz celebrate a Firebirds win.

Clare McMeniman is loving the new Super Netball competition.

Rocket can't take a trick with Gold Coast Suns

Rodney Eade may only have six games left in charge of the Suns.

Does veteran coach deserve one last chance to make Suns a success

Origin victory answers an NRL premiership question

Cameron Munster proved his worth for the Maroons during State of Origin game three.

Can any team seriously pose a threat to Melbourne?

Blues need to discover Maroons' killer attitude

Jarryd Hayne  is tackled by Josh McGuire.

It was a good old-fashioned rugby league ambush.

Michael Ennis: Blues must learn from loss

UNDER PRESSURE: Jarryd Hayne (pictured right with Nathan Peats) must step up for NSW at Suncorp Stadium.

NSW can feel confident for series-decider, writes ex-Origin star.

Justin Hodges: Maroons inspired to win for JT

Ben Hunt makes a break during a Maroons State of Origin training session at Langlands Park in Brisbane.

Players want to honour a Maroons legend in Johnathan Thurston.

New chapter in classic Ford versus Holden battle

ON PACE: DJR Team Penske drivers Scott McLaughlin (front) and reigning champion Fabian Coulthard (left) will be among the favourites to claim line honours at the Watpac Townsville 400 this weekend.

Motorsport's great rivalry is alive and well, writes Mark Skaife.

VIDEO: Broncos make a statement in Bulldogs drubbing

Broncos players celebrate a try by Kodi Nikorima (centre)  at Suncorp Stadium

Pressure mounts on under-siege Bulldogs coach Des Hasler

Fresh Origin fiasco ‘stinks’

State of Origin legends Darren Lockyer (left) (Queensland) and Brad Fittler (New South Wales) attend the launch of the Origin Series for next year in Melbourne, Wednesday, July 19, 2017. The first of three State of Origin matches will be played at the MCG in Melbourne June 6. 2018.

Mark Geyer has unleashed on the NSW Blues side

Raiders keen to put Darwin's theory to the test

Raiders players celebrate after Elliott Whitehead scored in extra time to win against the Dragons.

Canberra has a plan to ensure long-term football success.

World Cup places up for grabs in women's Origin clash

Jillaroos players celebrate after scoring a try during the trans-Tasman Test match against the Kiwi Ferns at GIO Stadium in Canberra in May.

Interstate challenge a chance to press for Jillaroos selection.

Fifita 'in a good headspace', says Sharks coach

Andrew Fifita of the Sharks is tackled during the round five NRL match against the Knights at Southern Cross Group Stadium.

Sharks' eyes firmly on regaining a top-four position.

Young Sun forced out for season with concussion

Kade Kolodjashnij of the Suns won't play again this season due to lingering concussion issues.

Kade Kolodjashnij to miss the remainder of the 2017 campaign.

Youngsters hoping to give Lions the Blues

Charlie Curnow of the Blues during the round six match against the Swans at the MCG.

Charlie Curnow and Jacob Weitering out to steal rivals' thunder.

AFL previews for round 20

Jake Lever of the Crows looks for support.

Terry Mallinder analyses all nine match-ups in the AFL this weekend.

Talented teens join Matildas squad

TOP STRIKE: Australia's Ellie Carpenter celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal in her side's Algarve Cup game with China earlier this year.

Matildas add teenage rookie to side

Wide Bay's credentials questioned as NPL fallout continues

The logo for Wide Bay Buccaneers, Football Queensland Wide Bay's proposed Queensland Premier League team.

Some clubs aren't happy Wide Bay was granted a NPL licence.

How the grass is always greener helping others

Norbridge Park groundkeepers, L-T Cecil Newman and Bryan Graff.

Rocky retirees getting a kick out of groundskeeping

Wegner overwhelmed by Sydney crowds

IN AWE: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Big turnout of Sydney fans has stunned Arsene Wenger

Gympie athletes grab a bag of medals

TALENTED: Jasmin Hunt, Cody Kendall and Georgia Nugent returned home from the Special Olympics Junior Nationals last week.

Gympie's talented return

Wanderers threaten to shut down Red and Black Bloc

Wanderers supporters in the Red and Black Bloc in 2016.

CEO John Tsatsimas has sent a letter to members.

Aussie cricketers chasing big target at World Cup

Opener Nicole Bolton has been among the stars for Australia with the bat at the Women's World Cup in England.

Allrounder says Aussies batters aiming up at Women's World Cup

England first through to cricket World Cup final

England's Anya Shrubsole celebrates with teammate Jenny Gunn after hitting the winning runs in the Women's World Cup semi-final against South Africa.

England edges out South Africa in semi-final thriller

Sri Lankan cricket veteran has Shane Warne in his sights

Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath celebrates taking the wicket of Zimbabwe's Hamilton Masakadza.

Rangana Herath has forged a career any bowler would be proud of.

Joe Root's England falls apart handing Test to South Africa

GOODBYE JOE: South Africa's Chris Morris celebrates bowling England captain Joe Root for eight in the Second Test at Trent Bridge

Joe Root has problems after his England's second Test collapse

Perry's star continues rise at World Cup with ICC rankings

TOP OF THE WORLD: Australia's Ellyse Perry is the leading all-rounder in women's one-day cricket.

Ellyse Perry is the top all-rounder in women's one-day cricket

Champion outfit will have time on its side next time around

'IT'S about moving forward and (seeing) what can we do to build on our performances on court and away from the court as well.'

Geitz 'missed being part of the Firebirds family'

Laura Geitz celebrates with Firebirds team mates after winning the grand final match of the 2016 ANZ Championship

Australian great will return to action next Super Netball season.

Laura Geitz to return to netball for 2018

Laura Geitz will make her comeback for the Queensland Firebirds in next year’s Suncorp Super Netball season.

Laura Geitz is returning to netball to give back to the sport

Lightning star struck out of Commonwealth Games team

Laura Langman in action for the Sunshine Coast Lightning during the Super Netball grand final.

Alexander disappointed Langman ruled out of Commonwealth Games team

Title-winning Lightning stars will be back to defend crown

Lightning players celebrate their win in the Suncorp Super Netball grand final.

All 10 players will be returning for 2018.

GALLERY: Gympie netball clinic action captured

Netball - Sophie West

Gympie netball clinic run by some of the best in the biz.

Is your horse being fed the right stuff?

GYMPIE'S Ag-Solutions, known for its mineral fertilisers and animal supplements, has branched out into horse feed supplements.

Top Sydney stable primed for raid on Queensland Cup

HARD TO BEAT: Soviet Courage, centre, looms as a danger runner in the Queensland Cup.

He's got a two-pronged assault on the Queensland Cup.

Check out proposal to help industry

Latest attempt to revitalise harness

Trainer predicts bright future for Meteorologist

Jockey Paul Hammersley (right) has been booked for six rides at Grafton.

Grafton Cup forecast looks good for Meteorologist says Wilson

Shadow tipped to grab spotlight

Tim Clark will ride Hostwin Shadow at Hawkesbury.

Jockey gives Moore good vibes for Hostwin Shadow at Hawkesbury

Trainer chases winning double at Taree

Top jockey Matthew Paget will return to ride Superlight at Taree today.

MacDonald to make late call on Kailenny as he eyes winning double

Aussies in the hunt after first round of British Open

VIDEO: Americans Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar share lead.

British Open answers Day's question with rule change

PRACTICE ROUND: Australia's Jason Day tees off during a practice day at the British Open Golf Championship at Royal Birkdale.

British Open officials add rule to protect fans

Oh! G'day Greg: The Shark goes starkers at 62

Norman says he didn’t have any way of giving the golf balls a polish

Leishman eyes Open after his 'miracle' lift

Marc Leishman is hoping to build on his good form when he tees off in the British Open at Royal Birkdale.

Australian golfer ready for tilt at British Open title