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Sun 23 Sep 2018

Johns expecting Cronk to play through pain for GF gain

Johns expecting Cronk to play through pain for GF gain

SCANS have revealed Cooper Cronk may have a serious problem as he attempts to prove his fitness for next Sunday’s NRL grand final.

The for and against for banning Billy

premium_icon The for and against for banning Billy

SHOULD Billy Slater miss the NRL grand final as an example that even the best make mistakes — or is the potential ban for a shoulder charge just an over-reaction?...

‘Severe’: Crook Cronk racing grand final clock

premium_icon ‘Severe’: Crook Cronk racing grand final clock

Cronk will be given until grand final kick off to prove his fitness after scans revealed the inspirational sustained severe left rotator cuff injury.

Slater’s grand final escape explained

Slater’s grand final escape explained

BILLY Slater was delivered a heartbreaking verdict on his controversial shoulder charge, but a way out has been revealed.

Tiger roars: Woods in total control at Tour Champs

Tiger roars: Woods in total control at Tour Champs

IF history is anything to go by, Tiger Woods is all but certain to break his five-year PGA Tour drought at the Tour Championships.

Robinson: Demons’ prelim choke will leave scars

premium_icon Robinson: Demons’ prelim choke will leave scars

SADLY, it was the king of all chokes. West Coast played perfect preliminary final football as Melbourne is left to heal the scars over the pre-season, writes Mark...

Joshua retains heavyweight belts with savage KO

Joshua retains heavyweight belts with savage KO

HEAVYWEIGHT boxing champ Anthony Joshua was labelled a “bum” despite unleashing hell on Russian Alexander Povetkin.

Rookie Chook stars on an hour’s notice

premium_icon Rookie Chook stars on an hour’s notice

WHEN Paul Momirovski arrived at the Sydney Football Stadium he thought he’d be watching from the stands.

DCE inching towards Kangaroos redemption

premium_icon DCE inching towards Kangaroos redemption

DALY Cherry-Evans’ representative exile is all but over with the Manly halfback on the verge of a Kangaroos call-up for the first time since 2014

EPL wrap: Wolves ruin Fergie’s emotional United return

EPL wrap: Wolves ruin Fergie’s emotional United return

PREMIER League newcomer Wolverhampton turned party-pooper on the day Alex Ferguson made his return to Old Trafford after undergoing brain surgery.

Federer treats Kyrgios with utter contempt

Federer treats Kyrgios with utter contempt

ROGER Federer has taught Nick Kyrgios a tennis lesson at the Laver Cup, with the 20-time grand slam champion relegating the combustible Aussie to a straight-sets...

Cronk horror after ‘cheap shot’

Cronk horror after ‘cheap shot’

ANDREW Johns was fuming as Sydney Roosters star went down in agony after an ugly blow showered doubt over his grand final.

Sat 22 Sep 2018

Eagles condemn Demons to preliminary final hell

premium_icon Eagles condemn Demons to preliminary final hell

Melbourne produced a performance straight out of its many years spent in football hell, and West Coast took full advantage in a preliminary final massacre

Waller’s rising Autumn Sun is something special

Waller’s rising Autumn Sun is something special

Chris Waller described The Autumn Sun as special – and anyone who saw his win at Rosehill on Saturday won’t forget it in a hurry

Glasby set to overcome rib injury to line up for Storm in GF

Glasby set to overcome rib injury to line up for Storm in GF

The Storm have received some good news, with prop Tim Glasby expected to play in the grand final despite suffering a rib injury against the Sharks

Everest big guns to take centre stage in Premiere

Everest big guns to take centre stage in Premiere

The Everest’s towering presence will cast a giant shadow over Epsom Day when up to six confirmed starters in the $13 million sprint will race in a support event

Star Kiwi pacer back on top in the United States

Star Kiwi pacer back on top in the United States

Lazarus's North American career is back on target after a powerhouse display to beat a hot field in the Group 1 Indiana Pacing Derby at Hoosier Park

Warner scores emotional ton in grade cricket comeback

Warner scores emotional ton in grade cricket comeback

Moving sightscreens, joking with photographers, mingling with locals and, yes, scoring a century - this was a surreal but special day for David Warner

Ford full of admiration for mighty Miss

Ford full of admiration for mighty Miss

A smart ride from Jay Ford helped Miss Admiration claim the Group 3 JRA Plate at Rosehill, booking her ticket to the Group 1 The Metropolitan next weekend

Federer and Djokovic beaten in doubles

Federer and Djokovic beaten in doubles

When Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic announced they would be playing doubles together, the world thought it would be a walk in the park

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