News: Sport

NRL Raiders frustrated by enigmatic ways

Sunday  21:51,   19 august 2018
msn

Josh Hodgson is a "frustrated" Canberra captain after the Raiders beat the Sydney Roosters following a season of missed opportunities.Despite a heroic 14-12 NRL victory over the Sydney Roosters, there was almost a sense of deflation about[...]
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All Blacks send shudders through Championship opponents

Sunday  21:50,   19 august 2018
reuters

<p>The Springboks play Argentina again on Saturday, then Australia before meeting the All Blacks in Wellington on Sept. 15.</p>"They were awesome. We are chasing them, everyone is chasing them," said South Africa's coach Rassie Erasmus, who[...]

Roosters blow chance to take top spot

Sunday  21:50,   19 august 2018
wwos.ninemsn.com.au

Canberra have reversed their 2018 fortunes in close games, pipping NRL premiership fancies Sydney Roosters to put a dent in their top spot hopes at GIO Stadium.The Roosters could have gone a game clear on top of the ladder with a win at GIO[...]

Socceroo Mark Milligan heading to Scottish Premier League

Sunday  18:06,   19 august 2018
smh.com.au

Hibernian offers two-year deal to veteran Australian defender.The former Melbourne Victory captain,  33, impressed in his three matches for Australia at last month's World Cup in Russia. He has played 71 times for the[...]

Adelaide extinguish Roos' AFL final hopes

Sunday  18:01,   19 august 2018
msn

North Melbourne need a miracle to make the AFL finals after losing by nine points to Adelaide.Even Roos coach Brad Scott doesn't believe his side's season can be saved following Adelaide's 12.14 (86) to 11.11 (77) win on Sunday at Adelaide[...]

The island paradise where the Wallabies will search for answers

Sunday  17:51,   19 august 2018
smh.com.au

Michael Cheika is changing things up for the team in Auckland this week as they bid to stave off a straight-sets Bledisloe Cup series loss..The enduring symbol of that Martin Johnson-led disaster, aside from the put-upon little people and naughty[...]

Retallick swamps Rodda as All Blacks read Wallabies like a book

Sunday  17:51,   19 august 2018
theage.com.au

Wallabies fans would have had a familiar sinking feeling from about 50 minutes when it became clear the black tide was coming - but it started well before then.Wallabies fans would have experienced a familiar sinking feeling from about 50 minutes[...]

Invictus Games 'literally changed my life' says Navy veteran swimmer

Sunday  17:06,   19 august 2018
abc.net.au

Veterans from Australia's armed forces taking part in the Invictus Games are in Launceston preparing for the swimming events, but it's about much more than the medals at stake.Instead, she most values the camaraderie she has experienced[...]

Lightning into Super Netball grand final

Sunday  13:50,   19 august 2018
msn

Sunshine Coast Lightning have beaten the Giants to earn a spot in the Super Netball grand final against West Coast Fever.Having started the season with three straight losses, the Lightning can claim back-to-back titles if they can overcome West[...]

Dubious penalty piles more misery on Blues

Sunday  13:50,   19 august 2018
wwos.ninemsn.com.au

Marcus Bontempelli led the way as the Western Bulldogs kicked four goals to two in the last quarter to seal a scrappy win over bottom side Carlton. Coach Luke Beveridge defended Bontempelli after a controversial 50m penalty in the last quarter of[...]

West Coast Eagles key forward Jack Darling ruled out with concussion

Sunday  13:05,   19 august 2018
sportingnews

The side of Darling's head collided against the Optus Stadium ground during a rolling tackle.The forward's head smacked against the hard turf as he was rolled in a tackle by Oscar McDonald, sustaining a[...]

Stop warning and start binning: Fittler

Sunday  12:31,   19 august 2018
msn

More players have been sin-binned this year than any other in the NRL-era, but Brad Fittler says referees must stop warning captains and march more players. "If we treat our children like this they would just be maniacs running every where."The[...]

Mitchell Johnson announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Sunday  11:51,   19 august 2018
sportingnews

"It's over. I’ve bowled my final ball. Taken my final wicket."The 36-year-old's lengthy career has started to take its toll on his ageing body but he hopes to use his expertise in a future mentoring or coaching[...]

Dylan Alcott: Nick Kyrgios is the most talented player in the world

Sunday  11:08,   19 august 2018
sportingnews

"He's better than Federer."Kyrgios caused more headlines at the Cincinnati Masters last week after a second set meltdown during his match with Borna[...]

Folau ruled out of Bledisloe away game

Sunday  10:30,   19 august 2018
msn

Wallabies star Israel Folau will miss the Bledisloe Cup return bout in Auckland after rolling his ankle in a crushing first-Test loss.The Wallabies will be without injured superstar Israel Folau when they attempt to win in Auckland for the first[...]