Zac Lowe 8:10 PM Josh Papalii believes Queensland Origin players have a right to feel let down by eight players who broke a curfew.
5:39 PM Former Australian captain Michael Clarke has poured cold water on speculation he is positioning himself for a return to the international arena.
11:26 AM Steve Waugh says he was only fulfilling his duties as Australian cricket captain by making the tough decision to axe Shane Warne from a 1999 Test match in the West Indies.
Ronny Lerner 11:10 AM Follow our live coverage of day one of the first Test in Wellington as Australia and New Zealand battle for the Trans-Tasman Trophy.
Steve Mascord 12:02 PM Sydney Roosters could rack up 80 points against St Helens next weekend unless the English team dramatically improves its attitude, according to their halfback Luke Walsh.
Adrian Proszenko 12:46 AM Newcastle is poised to grant Joseph Tapine an immediate release after the back-rower signed with Canberra.
9:27 AM Duncan Taylor will start at centre for Scotland against Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday, the only change to coach Vern Cotter's starting line-up that lost their opener to England.
9:15 AM Fergus McFadden has been drafted into Ireland's Six Nations squad to face France, with Simon Zebo unable to overcome his knee injury.
Staff reporters 9:07 PM Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has come out in strong support of the Essendon 34 and in particular Dyson Heppell, describing him as the player he most feels for.
Zac Lowe 8:11 PM Aiden Blizzard is trying to keep the Comets positive after the side copped a belting against NSW this week.
8:11 AM Australian caller Craig Evans has been shortlisted to become the permanent track announcer at the prestigious Santa Anita course in California.
Adam Pengilly 12:52 AM Miss Finland she may not be, but John Messara is convinced there is a touch of her Golden Slipper-winning mother in Stay With Me.
Clarke to play for Wests against Randwick Petersham next week.
Tournament underdogs Parramatta have started the year in style.
The Warriors were facing an early exit until Shaun Johnson arrived.