National Sport

Mon 18 Jun 2018

France win U20 World Cup, Junior Wallabies fifth

France win U20 World Cup, Junior Wallabies fifth

TEENAGER Jordan Joseph inspired France to a 23-14 victory over three-time champions England to claim a maiden World Rugby under-20 Championship title.

Slater under pressure to ‘help everyone’

Slater under pressure to ‘help everyone’

MAROONS coach Kevin Walters has thrown star No.1 Billy Slater the ultimate challenge ahead of State of Origin II.

Optus’ World Cup ‘nuclear option’

Optus’ World Cup ‘nuclear option’

IF THE World Cup streaming issues persist, Optus or maybe even the government, are going to have to do something drastic.

Bunnies bounce into outright favouritism

Bunnies bounce into outright favouritism

SOUTH Sydney have firmed as favourites to win the NRL premiership while fellow competition heavyweights the Panthers have eased.

German panic, Neymar’s unwanted record

German panic, Neymar’s unwanted record

WC Snapshot: Five of the top six nations in the FIFA rankings have played, and none has won. Meanwhile, Neymar makes return to the World Cup playing field.

Australia plummet to 34-year low

Australia plummet to 34-year low

BACK-TO-BACK defeats have Australia’s ODI team at its lowest point since 1984 and, bar a remarkable turnaround in form, there is more unwanted history ahead

Schwass calls for the AFL to ‘go back to 16 teams’

Schwass calls for the AFL to ‘go back to 16 teams’

FORMER North Melbourne premiership player Wayne Schwass says that he would remove both expansion clubs if he was in charge of the AFL.

Alonso’s epic feat on debut

Alonso’s epic feat on debut

FERNANDO Alonso arrived in Le Mans last week aiming to do what only five drivers had done before him - and he delivered in emphatic style.

Aussie cyclist scores biggest win

premium_icon Aussie cyclist scores biggest win

AUSTRALIAN cyclist Richie Porte has taken overall victory in the Tour de Suisse after BMC teammate Stefan Kung won the final-stage time trial.

Federer claims career-first with Open win

Federer claims career-first with Open win

EVEN at 36 Roger Federer is managing to do things he’s never accomplished before — even after a break during the clay-court season.

Dwyer sizes up Lightning strike

Dwyer sizes up Lightning strike

BENDIGO trainer Shaun Dwyer is daring to dream his exciting filly Miss Leonidas can deliver him another Group One Lightning Stakes.

Real reason behind Optus World Cup fail

Real reason behind Optus World Cup fail

OPTUS has become public enemy number one with sports fans across Australia with its poor World Cup coverage. But it’s not entirely to blame.

Mitchell feared worst after horror tackle

premium_icon Mitchell feared worst after horror tackle

LATRELL Mitchell has revealed he thought of Alex McKinnon after the distressing tackle that he feared would end his rugby league career.

Tigers show level Cats need to reach

premium_icon Tigers show level Cats need to reach

GEELONG coach Chris Scott has declared reigning premier Richmond the benchmark of the competition after the Cats' gallant loss at the MCG.

Lorenzo wins amid Catalunya carnage

Lorenzo wins amid Catalunya carnage

JORGE Lorenzo celebrated wildly in front of his home fans after leading home a crash-riddled field at the Grand Prix of Catalunya.

Leishman rips into organisers after US Open collapse

Leishman rips into organisers after US Open collapse

MARC Leishman hit out at US Open organiser, the USGA, after a disastrous four days at the Shinnecock Hills course. The Australian star has called for change to...

Boyd: ‘It would be silly for the Broncos to let Bennett go’

Boyd: ‘It would be silly for the Broncos to let Bennett go’

DARIUS Boyd has opened up on the future of Wayne Bennett after Craig Bellamy decided to stay with the Melbourne Storm.

Maloney’s warning for young Blues

premium_icon Maloney’s warning for young Blues

BLUES veteran James Maloney has sent a warning to his young New South Wales teammates — watch out for a Queensland ambush.

Korea’s racial slur confuses Swedes

Korea’s racial slur confuses Swedes

SOUTH Korea added some spice to its World Cup clash with Sweden after its coach admitted to a sneaky act of deception.

Socceroos skipper says penalty fiasco finished

Socceroos skipper says penalty fiasco finished

SOCCEROOS captain Mile Jedinak has called on his team to move on from the VAR fiasco that marred their loss to France as Denmark loom large.

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