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11:46pm NZ Breakers have won the first game of the NBL best-of-three grand final series, an 86-71 victory away to minor premiers Cairns.
James MacSmith 11:45pm Australia, Queensland and Manly playmaker Daly Cherry-Evans will join Gold Coast on a four-year NRL deal beginning in 2016.
10:48pm The Brisbane Lions have scored their second NAB Challenge win from as many games with a 36-point victory over a rusty Sydney in Coffs Harbour.
Angela Habashy 10:46pm Sydney FC marquee Marc Janko has scored in the 68th minute to give Sydney a 1-0 win over Newcastle.
James MacSmith 11:53pm Semi Radradra has scored three tries and Chris Sandow two in Parramatta's 42-12 NRL opening round thrashing of Manly.
David Barbeler 10:41pm The Brumbies have defeated a fast finishing Western Force 27-15 at Canberra Stadium, despite Nick Cummins scoring from just his second touch.
Roger Vaughan 8:09pm The Essendon coach is confident that they will be able to play their best team in round one of the regular season.
Roger Vaughan 7:49pm James Hird is unhappy with the league's directive, but the AFL's view is if players can play this weekend, they should be playing in Morwell.
Laine Clark 6:38pm Pole vaulter Alana Boyd will be out to seal a world title qualifying height at the Queensland Track Classic in Brisbane.
Vince Rugari 6:32pm Tension and trash talk is in the air ahead of Saturday night's Super Rugby showdown between the Queensland Reds and NSW Waratahs in Brisbane.
Ian McCullough 5:17pm Newcastle skipper Kurt Gidley says the return of Rick Stone to the head coaching role at the Knights has helped the club enjoy a seamless pre-season.
Laine Clark 4:58pm Motivation won't be a problem for North Queensland in their NRL opener against Sydney Roosters in Townsville on Saturday night.
Ben McKay 4:13pm Hawthorn is continuing its approach to sharing the coaching load, handing the reins to Cameron Bruce for this weekend's NAB Challenge match.
Vince Rugari 3:37pm The penalties handed down to Karmichael Hunt by rugby's controlling bodies will not satisfy everyone, Queensland Rugby Union chief Jim Carmichael admits.
3:36pm Brisbane Broncos prop James Gavet will miss three NRL matches after pleading guilty to a shoulder charge.
Vince Rugari 3:31pm Karmichael Hunt could still make Australia's World Cup squad but it will he "hard" for him to do so, according to Wallabies coach Michael Cheika.
Rob Forsaith 4:32pm Australia face Sri Lanka in a crunch World Cup clash, with Aaron Finch confident there will not be a repeat of the shocking collapse in Auckland.
Matt Harris 7:15pm The Western Warriors hold a 306 run lead over the Queensland Bulls at Stumps on day two of their Sheffield Shield clash.
Jason Phelan 5:50pm Australian Grand Prix organisers have dismissed a German report suggesting some teams are considering boycotting the Melbourne race over safety fears.
Melissa Woods 1:46pm Ryan Hinchcliffe will mark 150 games with the Melbourne Storm against the Dragons on Monday but is happy to share the spotlight with skipper Cameron Smith.
Ben McKay 1:38pm Three matches in seven days will shape Melbourne City's finals hopes, beginning with a trip to Central Coast without Phil Moss in charge.
Steve Zemek 1:30pm Wests Tigers' Jason Taylor was at one point considered one of the brightest coaching minds in the NRL and will resurrect his career this weekend.
Ben McKay 1:23pm It's 1 v 2 when Melbourne Victory host Perth Glory but the two A-League teams share just one win in the past two months.
Steve Larkin 6:53pm South Australia are 5-134, some 400 runs behind Victoria, at stumps on Friday's second day of the Sheffield Shield match in Adelaide.
Pete Smith 6:59pm NSW have recovered to 7-226 at the close of day two in their Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania in Sydney after a middle-order collapse.
Ed Jackson 12:52pm After a pre-season dogged by off-field woes, Gold Coast skipper Nate Myles says he and the rest of the Titans can't wait for the NRL season to kick off.
Robert Lowe 12:42pm Skipper Jerome Kaino says the Blues need to finish the chances they create when they face fellow winless Super Rugby side the Lions in Auckland.
Ed Jackson 6:20pm The World Surf League is barely underway but Stephanie Gilmore and Brazil's Silvana Lima are set for a third clash of the year in the Roxy Pro quarter-finals.
12:20pm Australian golfers Mat Goss and Adam Crawford share the lead after the first round of the web.com Tour event in Colombia.
Ed Jackson 12:11pm Neil Henry says his position hasn't changed and he'd still like to see the five Gold Coast players facing drug charges back in his squad as soon as possible.