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Thu 24 Jan 2019

Top 10 NRL young guns revealed

premium_icon Top 10 NRL young guns revealed

In this corresponding column last year, Paul Crawley told us about Jesse Ramien, Zac Lomax and AJ Brimson. Check out Paul’s top rookie picks for 2019.

Greek freak ready to take down another tennis giant

premium_icon Greek freak ready to take down another tennis giant

Stefanos Tsitsipas is only 20 but he’s ready to fast-track tennis’ new era by defeating Rafael Nadal and book his place in the Australian Open final.

NFL star savages his own team

NFL star savages his own team

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley posted a series of explosive tweets in the latest sign all is not well with America’s team.

Chelsea confirms Higuain loan signing

Chelsea confirms Higuain loan signing

Chelsea signed Gonzalo Higuain on loan from Juventus for the rest of the season, reuniting the Argentina striker with coach Maurizio Sarri.

Ironwoman Maddy Dunn racing for success

Ironwoman Maddy Dunn racing for success

An upcoming wedding could provide surf lifesaver Maddy Dunn with her own celebration in this season’s Nutri-Grain ironwoman series.

‘Let’s face it’: McEnroe calls out Serena

‘Let’s face it’: McEnroe calls out Serena

Tennis legend John McEnroe isn’t buying Serena Williams’ explanation for her Australian Open quarter-final collapse against Karolina Pliskova.

PL strugglers banish star after training ground arrest

PL strugglers banish star after training ground arrest

Fulham striker Aboubakar Kamara has been banished by the Premier League club after getting arrested for an incident at its training ground in south London.

New Tiger Lynch not a lock for Round 1

premium_icon New Tiger Lynch not a lock for Round 1

Tom Lynch is still restricted to running laps at Richmond training and Jack Riewoldt says the Tigers won’t rush the star recruit’s return from knee surgery.

Done deal: Barca win race for ‘perfect’ prodigy

Done deal: Barca win race for ‘perfect’ prodigy

Barcelona have completed the signing of one of football’s most promising young talents.

Kiwis skipper withdraws from All Stars match

Kiwis skipper withdraws from All Stars match

Injury has forced New Zealand captain Dallin Watene-Zelezniak to rule himself out of the Maori All Stars team to take on the Indigenous All Stars next month.

Arnold compares youngster to Sri Lankan great

Arnold compares youngster to Sri Lankan great

Russel Arnold has likened young star batsman Kusal Mendis to arguably the Sri Lanka’s greatest ever batsman, ahead of the first Test at the Gabba.

Aussies lacked courage to take boldest step

premium_icon Aussies lacked courage to take boldest step

Australia deserved their plaudits for picking Will Pucovski in the first Test squad but it’s unfortunate they did not play him, says ROBERT CRADDOCK.

Milligan confident slicker surface will help Socceroos

premium_icon Milligan confident slicker surface will help Socceroos

Socceroos captain Mark Milligan is eager to utilise conditions less susceptible to a ‘game of basketball’ in the hunt for an Asian Cup semi-final spot.

Raso: Stajcic furore won’t break us

premium_icon Raso: Stajcic furore won’t break us

Brisbane Roar and Matildas star Hayley Raso believes the shock sacking of coach Alen Stajcic won’t derail Australia’s World Cup campaign.

Canes lose … but no drama

premium_icon Canes lose … but no drama

A nine-wicket loss on paper might not read as a great result but the Hurricanes won’t go scrambling for answers after being blown away by the Sydney Sixers.

City strolls into League Cup final

City strolls into League Cup final

Manchester City completed the formality of sealing their place in the League Cup final with a 1-0 win at Burton.

Injury concern as Sky Blues keep up the pace

premium_icon Injury concern as Sky Blues keep up the pace

Sydney FC moved to within two points of league leaders Perth after beating Wellington Phoenix 1-0.

Reds earn gutsy point in the west

premium_icon Reds earn gutsy point in the west

Adelaide United has overcome injury, withdrawal and suspension to key personnel to carve out a valuable point with an impressive display away to Perth Glory.

Paine hoping pitch prayers are answered at Gabba

Paine hoping pitch prayers are answered at Gabba

Australian skipper Tim Paine is hopeful the Gabba pitch will help his side continue their dominance at the venue, ahead of the first Test against Sri Lanka.

‘Not good enough’: Mariners fed up with VAR

premium_icon ‘Not good enough’: Mariners fed up with VAR

Frustrated Central Coast coach Mike Mulvey says the Mariners copped another bad call from the VAR in their loss to Newcastle.

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