Rugby league's Indigenous Round could scarcely have arrived at a better time
Cameron Smith said Phil Walsh left an immediate impact on those around him.
A defiant Gold Coast Suns have rallied around Harley Bennell in the wake of a damaging series of images that showed him allegedly sniffing lines of speed during a wild night out in Tasmania two years ago.
Queensland's Crime and Corruption Commission investigators have started face-to-face meetings with some of the footballers facing cocaine charges as intrigue continues to grow around which domino may be the next to fall in the unfolding scandal.
Until the news hit with the force of a tropical cyclone on Friday morning, Karmichael Hunt's reputation in whatever sport he touched appeared to be virtually spotless.