National Sport

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Simon Whitlock is still the daddy of Australian darts

Simon Whitlock is still the daddy of Australian darts

COREY Cadby says Simon Whitlock is still the daddy of Australian darts, despite defeating the Wizard on the first night of the Brisbane Darts Masters.

Wallabies suffer Thor-sized Bledisloe blow

Wallabies suffer Thor-sized Bledisloe blow

THE Wallabies have suffered a major blow ahead of tonight’s Bledisloe Cup match with rampaging prop Taniela Tupou ruled out.

How we can stop kids drowning

premium_icon How we can stop kids drowning

MOTHER Karina Elcock wanted to ensure her son Axel could save himself if he ever fell into their southside home pool. Now she is calling on others to do the same.

Massive change to the way we watch live sport

Massive change to the way we watch live sport

THIS is the brave new world of watching sport — in particular live sport. This is why it’ll be four times more fun than what you see now.

Coin toss sparks iconic image

Coin toss sparks iconic image

BACHAR Houli and Adam Saad combined to produce an enduring image of the AFL season at the coin toss on Friday night.

Usain Bolt’s guide to his new home Down Under

premium_icon Usain Bolt’s guide to his new home Down Under

Here's an insider’s guide to what he could get up to — and what to avoid — while staying in Australia.

Knack for winning close games prepares Coast for blockbuster

premium_icon Knack for winning close games prepares Coast for blockbuster

"WE'D love to win by more, for our hearts more than anything, but we'll take one goal if we have to.”

Origin's terminally doused Dragons' early season fire

Origin's terminally doused Dragons' early season fire

The Dragons' early fire has been extinguished by State of Origin, writes Tony Durkin, who points to the toll the series has taken on the Broncos over the years

Brisbane Lions progress music to Christensen's ears

Brisbane Lions progress music to Christensen's ears

Having relocated to the Lions in 2014, Geelong premiership player Allen Christensen says he's "never had doubts ... never regretted it for a second"

Disappointment done, Giants must switch on

Disappointment done, Giants must switch on

COACH Julie Fitzgerald has warned the Giants they risk getting “killed” by Lightning if they switch off at all during Sunday’s Super Netball preliminary final.

Justin Bieber rejected by Aussie ace’s girl

Justin Bieber rejected by Aussie ace’s girl

JUSTIN Bieber is used to getting what he wants, but he had to settle for second against Supercars driver David Reynolds.

Dancing tractor 'Tready' takes on world record attempt

premium_icon Dancing tractor 'Tready' takes on world record attempt

Tready the dancing tractor and Richie are a couple of dare devils with a world record attempt in their sights.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Oates wants to stay with Brisbane

premium_icon Oates wants to stay with Brisbane

Corey Oates has given his strongest indication yet that he will stay with the Broncos, as the club begin negotiations to retain their star winger

All Black ‘indulgence’ — how an Aussie feels facing the haka

All Black ‘indulgence’ — how an Aussie feels facing the haka

Former All Black Andrew Mehrtens believes peripheral aspects to the haka have become a “circus act” and a trio of former Wallabies have weighed in on the debate

Origin star hints at switch to rugby

Origin star hints at switch to rugby

NSW State of Origin star Angus Crichton is toying with the idea of a return to rugby, saying he would love to play for the Wallabies at a World Cup

In-form Lightning confident heading into preliminary final

premium_icon In-form Lightning confident heading into preliminary final

"THERE'S definitely an extra buzz around the club with it being a finals week and we're loving every moment of training."

Business as usual despite talk of coach's future

premium_icon Business as usual despite talk of coach's future

ASSISTANT coach Kylee Byrne said they're concentrating on the finals campaign.

Wallaby skipper’s battle plan for Bledisloe glory

Wallaby skipper’s battle plan for Bledisloe glory

WALLABIES captain Michael Hooper has declared he can “make a difference” in Bledisloe Cup opener but the openside flanker admits he may not last the distance.

Tough losses to power Lightning: Bassett

premium_icon Tough losses to power Lightning: Bassett

SHOOTER Caitlin Bassett says Lightning’s numerous close calls this season have prepared Sunshine Coast well for Super Netball preliminary final against Giants

Lowy’s parting shot at A-League clubs

premium_icon Lowy’s parting shot at A-League clubs

OUTGOING FFA chairman Steven Lowy has taken out the big stick, alleging football in Australia is at a ‘tipping point’ and proposed reforms would hand power to...

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