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Sat 17 Apr 2021

Best buys: Who’s been the NRL’s No.1 recruit?

Premium Content Best buys: Who’s been the NRL’s No.1 recruit?

The best buys of the year are already starting to emerge in the NRL — some are justifying their big pay packets, while others slipped under the radar.

PTSD and suicide: How concussion almost destroyed a Wallaby

Premium Content PTSD and suicide: How concussion almost destroyed a Wallaby

How did Brett Sheehan get to the edge of the cliff? Depression, PTSD, his stillborn child? No - it was a hidden killer that almost destroyed everything.

Lions out for ultimate grand final revenge

Lions out for ultimate grand final revenge

The Brisbane Lions had their hearts broken by the Crows in the 2017 AFLW grand final. Today, the eight players who remain from that game want the ultimate revenge.

‘I’m failing’: Guilty moments almost too much for Phillips

Premium Content ‘I’m failing’: Guilty moments almost too much for Phillips

She’s one of the most-loved footballers of the past five years, but the 2021 season hasn’t been easy for Erin Phillips. This is how she bounced back.

Aussie pop star’s pre-Olympics no show

Aussie pop star’s pre-Olympics no show

Aussie pop star Cody Simpson has failed to show up for the Australian swimming national championships after an unexplained withdrawal.

Muscle-bound missionary Sam’s unlikely saviour

Premium Content Muscle-bound missionary Sam’s unlikely saviour

Sam Burgess has been through a divorce and a legal battle with his father-in-law, but the troubled sports star has found himself an unlikely mentor.

Fri 16 Apr 2021

PHOTOS: Youth charge ahead on opening day at Aussies

Premium Content PHOTOS: Youth charge ahead on opening day at Aussies

The country’s juniors were the first to chase national glory as the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships got under way on the Sunshine Coast.

AFL star retires after lewd image apology

AFL star retires after lewd image apology

One of the saddest careers footy has seen recently has ended immediately with an apology for “inappropriate” behaviour.

Broncos up the ante to keep Origin star

Premium Content Broncos up the ante to keep Origin star

Kevin Walters has moved fast to lock down Jordan Riki and Brendan Piakura, now the Broncos’ No.1 goal is securing their Maroons flyer.

The 7ft 14-year-old athlete dominating Qld sport

Premium Content The 7ft 14-year-old athlete dominating Qld sport

Meet the teenage giant who is catching the eyes of basketball scouts and Olympic officials around Australia and even the world.

Jess Fox unveils her Olympic secret weapon

Jess Fox unveils her Olympic secret weapon

Jess Fox hit rough waters when the Tokyo Olympics were postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and found a lifeline in greyhound Pink.

‘You let me down you weak so and so’

‘You let me down you weak so and so’

Andrew Johns has revealed the late great Tommy Raudonikis’ reaction to his infamous ‘cattledog’ fight with Maroons hooker Jamie Goddard.

Revealed: What Kevvie said to fire up Broncos

Premium Content Revealed: What Kevvie said to fire up Broncos

It was a stunning sight. Television images captured Kevin Walters ripping into his players just moments before kick-off – this is what he said.

Star’s accuser ‘laughed’ after alleged rape

Star’s accuser ‘laughed’ after alleged rape

A court has been shown CCTV footage of the moments after an alleged rape by NRL star Jack de Belin. WARNING: Graphic content.

Queensland swim teen snares Olympic qualifying time

Premium Content Queensland swim teen snares Olympic qualifying time

Lizzy Dekkers produced will be one of the youngest Australian swimming Olympians if she is named in the Dolphins team in June.

America latches onto hotshot Aussie star

America latches onto hotshot Aussie star

Shyla Heal is following in her famous father’s footsteps after being taken inside the top-10 for Friday’s momentous WNBA Draft.

NRL star charged for blatant high shot

NRL star charged for blatant high shot

Brent Naden could be recalled to the Panthers after Paul Momirovski was offered a two-game suspension for a high shot on Tom Dearden.

Indians slam ‘woke’ cricket name changes

Indians slam ‘woke’ cricket name changes

Some Indian cricket fans have blasted a proposal to change cricket’s male-centric vocabulary to make it more inclusive for women.

‘Unwanted’ Hockeyroos back in Tokyo race

Premium Content ‘Unwanted’ Hockeyroos back in Tokyo race

An appeals decision to have two senior Hockeyroos reinstated to the preliminary squad for the Tokyo Olympics has been welcomed by past and present players.

Wests Tigers’ tough call on Leilua brothers

Premium Content Wests Tigers’ tough call on Leilua brothers

The Leilua brothers, Luciano and Joey, could be forced apart as Wests Tigers begin contract negotiations with the talented siblings.

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