News: Sport

Peter FitzSimons questions whether Wayne Bennett has coached Brisbane Broncos 'a year too long'

Sunday  08:55,   22 april 2018
Sporting News

<p>Peter FitzSimons wonders if it may be time for the master coach Wayne Bennett to hang up the boots.</p>Peter FitzSimons has taken Greg Alexander’s criticism of Johnathan Thurston on board, using his comments in a similar line of judgement[...]

Mo'unga '50-50' to return against Brumbies

Sunday  08:05,   22 april 2018
MSN

Coach Scott Robertson told RadioLIVE the first-five's broken jaw has all but recovered.Coach Scott Robertson has confirmed to RadioLIVE that key playmaker Richie Mo'unga could return against the Brumbies on Saturday night in[...]

Fill-in Footy Show hosts revealed

Sunday  07:05,   22 april 2018
Wide World of Sports

Nine has announced who will fill in for Erin Molan as host of 'The Footy Show' and 'Sunday Footy Show' while she is on maternity leave.Wide World of Sports host James Bracey will host the show from the ground after Thursday Night[...]

Hastings determined to learn how to fit in

Sunday  06:56,   22 april 2018
MSN

Exiled NRL player Jackson Hastings has told News Corp that he's determined to learn how to fit in and he's receiving professional help.Banished Manly rugby league player Jackson Hastings says being outcast by the NRL club has brought him to[...]

Khan beats Lo Greco in 39 seconds on British return

Sunday  05:56,   22 april 2018
AFP

Amir Khan's first bout in a British ring for five years saw him knock out Canada's Phil Lo Greco in a mere 39 seconds.Amir Khan's first bout in a British ring for five years saw him knock out Canada's Phil Lo Greco in a mere 39 seconds on[...]

Former Wallaby Horne forced to retire

Sunday  03:05,   22 april 2018
MSN

After suffering a serious arm injury playing for Northampton Saints in England, former Wallabies and Waratahs back Rob Horne has been forced to retire.Horne was Northampton's stand-in captain for the derby against Leicester on April 14 when he[...]

Comment: Tide turns in stoush pitting golden boy DCE versus bad boy Hastings

Sunday  03:00,   22 april 2018
Sydney Morning Herald

Daly Cherry-Evans and Jackson Hastings had dinner on Thursday night. You read that right. It wasn’t a candle-lit affair but, interestingly, it was with the remainder of the Sea Eagles team. The same teammates who, according to some, can’t stand[...]

Pearce injury to force NSW Origin rethink

Sunday  00:26,   22 april 2018
MSN

NSW are likely to have a new halfback for this year's State of Origin series following what appears to be a long-term injury to incumbent No.7 Mitchell Pearce.NSW coach Brad Fittler will be forced to pick a new halfback for this year's State of[...]

Giants draw with Saints in dour struggle unworthy of a winner

Sunday  00:26,   22 april 2018
The Age

Greater Western Sydney appeared destined to record an ugly win on the road but the Saints rose from the canvas to pinch their first points of the season.The Giants appeared destined to record an ugly win on the road but the Saints found one last[...]

'His views are not shared among the playing group': Israel Folau's teammates distance themselves from the footy star after he declared gay people will 'go to hell'

Sunday  00:26,   22 april 2018
Daily Mail

Fellow Warratah and Wallabies player Nick Phipps said Folau's views were not shared by the playing group after Australian rugby star's public comments saying gay people will go to hell. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited[...]

Comment: Adam Goodes controversy a sorry affair for football

Sunday  00:06,   22 april 2018
Sydney Morning Herald

Two documentaries are being produced on an episode where football's chiefs failed to adequately back one of the game's greats.Award-winning Sydney-based philanthropist and filmmaker Ian Darling will tell Goodes’  story through historical[...]

Reds' Slipper in Super Rugby injury doubt

Saturday  22:15,   21 april 2018
MSN

The Queensland Reds' woes have been amplified following a fourth straight loss after James Slipper admitted his collarbone injury was worse than first thought.The prop saw barely 20 minutes of action at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night,[...]

Tigers' NRL flat point was coming: Cleary

Saturday  21:52,   21 april 2018
MSN

After watching his team win five of their opening six games, Wests Tigers coach Ivan Cleary admits a flat spot was inevitable at some point this season.The Tigers appeared on their way to extending their winning streak to four on Saturday before[...]

'We're getting some stiff calls': Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown unhappy with referees after win over Wests Tigers

Saturday  21:52,   21 april 2018
Sporting News

Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown has criticised the referees over two second half calls that went against his team in their 22-20 victory over the Wests Tigers. The Knights snatched the win from the grasp of the Tigers, thanks to a Shaun[...]

Brennan slams Titans' 'schoolboy' errors

Saturday  21:31,   21 april 2018
MSN

Garth Brennan has blasted his Gold Coast side after they went down 26-14 to North Queensland, a scoreline which flattered the visiting Titans.After falling to a 24-point deficit to the Cowboys, two late tries saw the game end up 26-14. The scoreline [...]