Weight expectations for Giteau

Chris Dutton 5:00 PM   Wallabies veteran Matt Giteau expects Wales to fire their giant midfield combination straight through Australia's belly as they attempt to break a 10-match losing streak.

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Mitchell chases down Jonah Lomu

Try time: Drew Mitchell crosses for one of his two five-pointers against Uruguay.

Chris Dutton 9:49 PM   Wallabies winger Drew Mitchell is "lethal" with the ball and deserves to be mentioned alongside World Cup try-scoring freaks Jonah Lomu and Brian Habana.

Wallabies have everything to lose


Chris Dutton 7:00 PM   Is this the match that will decide whether the Wallabies make the World Cup final or will they fall at the hurdle before them?

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Clubs upset by Vikings and Brumbies

Brumbies James Dargaville and Ita Vaea have played starring roles for the Vikings in the NRC this season.

David Polkinghorne 9:32 PM   Should the Vikings be allowed to use so many Brumbies players?

Sezer's move has nothing to do with DCE

'Getting back closer to family and friend will be good for us, and ease the burden on life away from footy': Aidan Sezer.

Jon Tuxworth 12:03 PM   It seemed like everyone was of the opinion Aidan Sezer left the Titans because of Daly Cherry-Evans. He sets the record straight.

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Canberra team's jersey a 'conversation starter'

Lauren Jackson sporting the new jersey.

Jon Tuxworth 9:19 PM   "A lot of people say politics shouldn't be in sport". But the Canberra Capitals want Malcolm Turnbull to take notice.

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Football's turn to emulate Capitals  

Jon Tuxworth dinkus

Jon Tuxworth 9:25 PM   Comment: The Canberra Capitals decision to wear the rainbow colours on their uniforms this WNBL season raises the question - which football team will have the courage to follow suit?

Mostert breaks leg in horror crash

Chaz Mostert's car after he crashed out during qualifying.

Mark Fogarty 8:53 PM   Bathurst 1000 champion Chaz Mostert will not get to defend his title after suffering severe injuries in a huge qualifying crash at Mount Panorama on Friday.

Twins closer Thompson to Show for the Cavs

Pitching in: Minnesota Twins closer Aaron Thompson is the Canberra Cavalry's first Major League signing.

David Polkinghorne 7:12 PM   Can Canberra's major leaguer return them to the ABL championship series?

Eastlake considering NEAFL name change

Eastlake coach Ben Waite says he's not going anywhere.

David Polkinghorne 4:15 PM   Would a name change get Canberra behind Eastlake?

What does Jordan defeat mean for Socceroos?

Bailey Write.

Dominic Bossi 7:23 PM   The Socceroos lost top spot in their 2018 World Cup qualifying group to Jordan, but what does this mean for their road to Russia?

League HQ

One perfect day: How South Sydney broke the drought

Winners are grinners: Michael Maguire celebrates winning the grand final.

Michael Maguire 7:37 PM   South Sydney coach Michael Maguire recalls the day the Rabbitohs won the NRL premiership for the first time since 1971.

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Farah on probation after club issues instructions

Uncertain future: Wests Tiger Robbie Farah.

Daniel Lane 10:00 PM   Wests Tigers legend Robbie Farah's ability to continue training with the club's NRL squad in 2016 depends upon his behaviour - and performance - over the next few months.

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Rugby Heaven

Rogers all praise for a 'calm and cool' Foley

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness 2:11 AM   Former Wallabies and NRL playmaker Mat Rogers has given the thumbs up to Wallabies coach Michael Cheika for picking the "calm head' of Waratah Bernard Foley for the No. 10 jersey.

Wales make wholesale changes for Wallabies blockbuster

Back in the centre: Will George North terrorise Israel Folau the way he did in the British and Irish Lions Test?

Steve James 3:59 PM   Wales coach Warren Gatland was in chipper mood as he announced a surprising but exciting-looking side to play Australia at Twickenham on Saturday (Sunday morning AEST).

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Indian board, Pepsi working to resolve IPL issues

Previous inolvement: Indian cricketer S Sreesanth was banned over spot-fixing claims.

10:43 PM   The Indian cricket board is confident it can address the concerns of Pepsi amid reports the global beverage giant wants to end its title sponsorship of the IPL.

Sandhu ready to do Blacktown proud in Matador Cup

Westie to face the Western Warriors: Blues paceman Gurinder Sandhu bowls during the Matador BBQs match between New South Wales and South Australia at North Sydney Oval.

Daniel Lane 4:05 PM   NSW fast bowler Gurinder Sandhu said he'll be charged by locals' pride when he takes the new ball against defending Matador Cup champions Western Australia at the Blacktown International Sportspark during Saturday's day-nighter.


Ziebell signs five-year contract extension

Jack Ziebell.

Jon Pierik 8:18 PM   North Melbourne hardnut Jack Ziebell has pledged his loyalty to the Kangaroos, signing a new deal which will keep him at the club until at least 2021.

Pyke appointed Adelaide head coach

Don Pyke

Ashley Porter 6:44 PM   As widely predicted, Adelaide introduced Don Pyke as their 10th coach in 26 seasons on Friday and with him came the promise of striving harder to be better, a vision created by the late Phil Walsh.



Blatter appeals ban amid FIFA turmoil

In the cold: Sepp Blatter has been stood down by FIFA.

8:59 AM   FIFA president Sepp Blatter has signalled he won't go down without a fight, announcing a challenge to the 90-day ban that forced him out of office, as football's governing body enters months of turmoil.

How Blatter lost his totalitarian rule at FIFA

Fall from grace: Suspend FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

Simon Evans and Mark Hosenball 2:08 AM   FIFA president Sepp Blatter's loss of control of football's world governing body had been evident to staff in its hilltop glass headquarters well before Thursday.


ACT Sport


Meteors NZ duo waste no time in proving their worth

On fire: New Zealand imports Sara McGlashan, left, and Lea Tahuhu were in fine form against Tasmania.

Kyle Mackey-Laws 7:15 PM   The ACT Meteors two key summer signings have wasted no time in producing the goods.


ANU set their sights on top-four finish

Wests-UC batsman  Blake MacDonald.

Kyle Mackey-Laws 3:34 PM   ANU all-rounder Scott Murn has set the bar high for his side this season.


Horse Racing

Race day: the best five bets

Hugh Bowman on proven A-grader Press Statement.

Tim Habel 8:29 PM   Tips to guide the punter who is looking for a mild flutter at Saturday's races.

Bohemian Lily shoot for Caulfield Cup start

High hopes: Gai Waterhouse wants to see how Bohemian Lily goes over 2400m.

Chris Roots 8:13 PM   Gai Waterhouse has been waiting to get Bohemian Lily to 2400m since her Oaks campaign in Brisbane and Saturday's Herbert Power Stakes is the first option to test her.


2015 Bathurst 1000

The Great Race is on again.

Cowboys win NRL grand final

After a last second try in regular time, North Queensland's Johnathan Thurston wins the NRL grand final with a field goal, beating the Brisbane Broncos 17-16.

NRL Grand final - Broncos v Cowboys

All the action as the Brisbane Broncos take on the North Queensland Cowboys for the 2015 NRL grand final.

Sekope Kepu's unreal World Cup pass

Wallabies' prop Sekope Kepu sets up Bernard Foley's stunning first try with a ridiculous flick pass during Australia's defeat of England in the Rugby World Cup.

RWC 2015: Aussies to stay 'humble' after England win

Australia's coach Michael Cheika praises his side for successfully silencing a “tsunami of noise” at Twickenham.

Australia knock England out of their own World Cup

Bernard Foley stars for the Wallabies with two tries as England collapse at Twickenham.

Cyril Rioli best player in AFL grand final

Hawthorn forward Cyril Rioli wins the Norm Smith Medal in the AFL grand final.

Luke Hodge's freakish grand final goal

Hawthorn captain Luke Hodge kicks a contender for best goal of the 2015 grand final.

Hawthorn wins third consecutive premiership

Hawthorn seals the 2015 AFL premiership with an easy win over the West Coast Eagles.

Melbourne warms to Grand Final holiday

Perfect weather puts a smile on the faces of footy fans.