Canberra coach Ricky Stuart has delivered a warning to his players for 2016 and beyond.
Adrian Proszenko 3:11 PM For all of the talk of Josh Papalii being spirited into the Queensland team as a 'Klemmer Killer', the real fireworks are likely to come from his battle with Paul Gallen.
Toby Robson 7:43 PM They had knocked off the Chiefs in Dunedin, then bamboozled the Waratahs in Sydney, but few thought they could beat the regular season champion Hurricanes on their home patch.
Karen Hardy 8:27 PM Israel Folau wasn't much older than the characters in his new series of children's books when he made his NRL debut.
Mitch Jennings 9:43 PM St George Illawarra's grip on a top four position is rapidly slipping after suffering their fourth straight loss at the hands of North Queensland at WIN Stadium on Saturday night.
Daniel Lane 8:11 PM Will Skelton was branded rugby union's latest villain when he added some pepper 'n' spice to the Waratah's Super 15 match against the Crusaders a few weeks ago, but he listened patiently to how he was viewed in New Zealand as a demon and a bully before being asked what drove him during a match.
Chris Barrett 6:00 PM Steve Smith has revealed how Kevin Pietersen and Ian Bell chipped him about his technique and his place in the Australian side two years ago but says now: "they might view me a little bit differently".
Jon Pierik 8:21 PM The AFL Players Association and Greater Western Sydney chief Dave Matthews are at loggerheads over a call for illicit-drug testing to be part of a player's standard contract in a revised industry policy.
Michael Lewis 3:39 PM Abby Wambach couldn't tell you the date when she broke the international goal-scoring record, the dates when the Americans won their Olympic gold medals or any other red-letter day in her illustrious soccer career.
Tom Kazias 8:44 PM An amazing last-minute try to the Queanbeyan Blues keeps their unbeaten streak intact.
David Polkinghorne 8:17 PM Eastlake coach Ben Waite predicted his side would beat Ainslie this year. In the end, centimetres beat him.
Michael Lynch 7:43 PM When a pregnant woman riding a horse gets hit by a car and run over she would have every excuse to say that the racing game is no longer for her. After all, most women who had gone through such a scare would regard that as a sane and rational thing to do.
Gillon McLachlan responds to the publication of Harley Bennell pics.
Darren Lehmann has a number of selection headaches on his hands.
Carlton spoil Gold Coast's 100th match with a 34-point win.
Australia's World Cup has ended in the dying stages against Japan.