Clinical Crusaders prevail in shocking conditions

Richie Mo'unga of the Crusaders takes a penalty shot against the Highlanders in Christchurch.

Highlanders bow out in Super Rugby quarter-finals.

Horror injury overshadows Dogs' triumph in Cairns

Marcus Bontempelli of the Bulldogs clashes with Callunm Ah Chee of the Suns.

Veteran Dale Morris suffered a career-threatening blow against Suns.

Storm's win over Raiders comes at huge cost

Billy Slater of the Storm is carried off after being knocked out.

VIDEO: Cameron Smith and Billy Slater both left the field injured.

Key forward lifts flat Bombers to win over Roos

Cale Hooker of the Bombers scores a goal against the Kangaroos.

Cale Hooker came alive in the last term with four goals.

Demons turn up the heat in defeat of Power

Demons players Jack Viney (left) and Tom McDonald react after McDonald kicked a goal.

Melbourne's pressure around the ball "first-class”.

Bench players step up to guide Panthers home

Matthew Moylan of the Panthers makes a break to score a try.

Penrith's finals charge is alive after a 24-16 win over the Titans.

New AFL scandal involves player

Adelaide Crows players celebrate winning the AFLW Grand Final game against Brisbane Lions at Metricon Stadium in Carrara on the Gold Coast, Saturday, March 25, 2017.

The AFL is embroiled in a new scandal involving sex

Poker star’s $156m blunder

THE man who was leading the World Series of Poker Main Event’s final table thought he had a winning hand versus his main rival. He was horribly wrong.

Knights coach fires up at post-match press conference

Knights coach Nathan Brown at a press conference.

Nathan Brown has blown up at a reporter.

Emma McKeon using busy schedule to help her relax

Emma McKeon after winning the women's 200m butterfly at the Australian championships.

Aussie swimmer set for world championships campaign in Budapest.

'It's kind of sad': Cambage takes new dig at Bogut

Australian centre Liz Cambage reacts after making a basket and receiving a foul at the Rio Olympics.

Ongoing feud between basketball stars is set to continue.

Fact from fiction: the truth behind cricket's great sledges

West Indies great Viv Richards.

Some cricket yarns are so good they'll never die.

Cameron McEvoy excited by relay chances at world titles

Cameron McEvoy celebrates after winning the men's 100m freestyle at the Australian championships in April.

Exciting crop of youngsters graduating to the world stage.

Suns debutant expecting baptism of fire

Jack Scrimshaw kicks during a Gold Coast Suns training session at Metricon Stadium.

Understrength Gold Coast defence faces tough test against Bulldogs.

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.

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.

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.

VIDEO: Maloney shows his value in Sharks victory

Gerard Beale of the Sharks scores against South Sydney.

Rabbitohs suffered Sam Burgess blow in 26-12 defeat.

Titans wary of Cleary threat in do-or-die clash

Nathan Cleary of the Panthers playing against the Knights.

Panthers halfback delivered a three-try effort last week.

Flying Cowboys winger rediscovers try-scoring mojo

FAMILIAR SIGHT: Kyle Feldt scores a try for the Cowboys against the Titans earlier this season, despite the efforts of Dale Copley.

Kyle Feldt says he never lost belief he'd get his form back.

Bromwich glad to put drugs scandal behind him

Jesse Bromwich of the Storm is tackled by Ethan Lowe of the Cowboys.

Storm enforcer has moved on from his Canberra bender.

Woods fires back at Gould over criticism of Blues

Aaron Woods of the Blues during State of Origin game two.

More fuel has been poured on the State of Origin fire.

Sam Newman's Footy Show performance baffles panel

Sam Newman on the Footy Show

“Cat got your tongue tonight has it?”

Daniel staying the course with improving Brisbane Lions

Daniel McStay marks the ball ahead of Ivan Soldo of the Tigers last week at  Etihad Stadium

Young defender opens up on tough second season in Brisbane

Breward earns call up to national AFL squad

CHOSEN: Grafton AFL player Georgia Breward.

Lawrence junior Georgia Breward has knocked down every challenge.

UPDATE: Lions confirm Springfield move

CELEBRATION DAY: Brisbane Lions players enjoy a win over Essendon. The city of Ipswich has had a huge win too with the Lions confirming their training and administration base move to Ipswich.

Ipswich to boast biggest stadium in its history and host AFL club

Wanderers bring back hometown favourite

Western Sydney Wanderers signing Mark Bridge.

Mark Bridge has signed a deal to rejoin Tony Popovic's squad.

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

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

National netball team to be called Samsung Diamonds

THE national netball team will be named the Samsung Diamonds as part of a naming rights deal announced by the electronics giant.

Champion outfit will have time on its side next time around

FORCEFUL: Geva Mentor of the Lightning competes for the ball during a Super Netball match against the Swifts at the University of the Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Captain was a stifling presence as goal keeper

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.

Goal attack looks forward to another season at Lightning

GOAL ATTACK: Lightning's Stephanie Wood will play for the side again in 2018.

'It is (now) about looking forward to 2018.'

Top Sydney stable primed for raid on Queensland Cup

RICHARD of Yorke finished half-a-length behind Plot Twist at Randwick a month ago.

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

Sense of purpose about Caloundra Cup contender

CONTENDER: Self Sense, pictured winning in action at Caulfield with jockey Noel Callow, is one of the favourites for the Listed Caloundra Cup.

The six-year-old burst clear from the field in his last start.

Renowned Corbould Park rider set for region's top race day

SUNSHINE COAST JOCKEY: Damian Browne starred on the world racing scene last year, aboard Buffering, in the Al Qouz Sprint during the Dubai World Cup.

Damian Browne's looking forward to the carnival.

Aussies blown away in second round of British Open

American Jordan Spieth is now the outright leader at six-under.

Aussies in the hunt after first round of British Open

Australia's Aaron Baddeley on the fifth tee during the first round of the British Open.

VIDEO: 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