Larkham sees 'a lot of pleasing things' in trial loss

David Polkinghorne 10:27 PM   Waratahs come from behind in 21-17 win in front of big crowd at Wagga Wagga on Saturday night.

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Croker, Ottio score tries in Raiders win 

Lachlan Croker impressed in Canberra's Auckland Nines win over the Dragons.  

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Jon Tuxworth 7:11 PM   Jason Croker has hogged the headlines, but it was the performance of his nephew Lachlan that stole the show.

Watson become Australia's highest paid in IPL

Shane Watson: Massive pay day.

Jesse Hogan 11:22 PM   ​The suspension of two IPL teams that looked set to be a financial blow for Shane Watson has become a financial boon, with the all-rounder surging to become Australia's highest-paid player in the competition with a $A1.96 million deal.

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Toomua to captain Brumbies for first time

Matt Toomua of the Brumbies.

David Polkinghorne   Brumbies playmaker to wear the captain's armband for the first time in pre-season trial against Tahs.

Speight's Friend-ly sevens reuinion

Henry Speight will use a midfield switch to spark his best form.

Chris Dutton   Henry Speight still remembers the moment Andy Friend convinced him to join the ACT Brumbies.

Mann-Rea's country move ignites passion

Brumbies hooker with daughter Avery at their home in Jugiong. He drives 90 minutes to Canberra for Super Rugby training ...

Chris Dutton   A team bus stopping to pick up a hooker sounds like a joke or the start of an off-season controversy, but this is not what you're thinking.

SBW eyeing Olympics with sister Niall 

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 30:  Sonny Bill Williams of New Zealand looks on during the 2016 Wellington Sevens ...

Brad Walter   Sydney Roosters are favorites to sign Sonny Bill Williams but they face competition from the NZRU and others clubs chasing his services in French rugby union, the NRL and Super League.

Hayne surprises Fijian team

Jarryd Hayne (3rd from right, red tshirt) with members of the Fiji Sevens team at a pop up Fijiian bar in Moore Park, ...

Jotham Lian   Jarryd Hayne was right at home when he surprised the Fijian sevens squad on the eve of the Sydney Sevens tournament this weekend.

Maroons in tatters as eight players banned

Origin ban: Ben Hunt

Michael Carayannis   Queensland's Origin defence has been thrown into disarray with Anthony Milford, Ben Hunt and Dylan Napa among eight players to be suspended.

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Wayne Pearce breaks silence about Mitchell

Support: Wayne Pearce (right) is confident his son Mitchell is receiving expert treatment and care.

Michael Carayannis   Wayne Pearce has broken his silence declaring his son Mitchell's treatment and recovery as "all that matters" to him.

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Soliola's words spark Brenko into action

Dream home: Raiders winger Brenko Lee hopes to buy his family a house this year.

Chris Dutton   The words Sia Soliola whispered in Brenko Lee's ear are driving him for 2016

Cricket

Watson become Australia's highest paid in IPL

Shane Watson: Massive pay day.

Jesse Hogan 11:22 PM   ​The suspension of two IPL teams that looked set to be a financial blow for Shane Watson has become a financial boon, with the all-rounder surging to become Australia's highest-paid player in the competition with a $A1.96 million deal.

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Marsh produces million-dollar performance, Aussies down Black Caps

Million dollar man: Mitchell Marsh (right) played a leading hand in Australia's win over the Black Caps in Wellington.

Two hours into Adam Zampa's debut, the young leg-spinner was learning how hard the international caper is. He soon learned how quickly things can change.

Soccer

Wanderers tested us to the limit: Muscat

Wanderers' coach Tony Popovic has a word to referee Ben Williams as they leave the field after the match.

Melbourne Victory boss Kevin Muscat admits his side was given its toughest test of the season by Western Sdyney Wanderers.

Wanderers grab late leveller against Victory

Victory's Besart Berisha (right) beats Wanderers' goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne to put his team ahead.

Western Sydney Wanderers may well be the best team in the A-League. The table and the finals series will prove that one way or another.

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League HQ

Pearce returns to holiday hotspot for rehab

Adrian Proszenko dinkus Dinkus

It's more renowned for recreation than rehabilitation, but Thailand is the secret location Mitchell Pearce has been whisked away to in the hope of getting his life back in order.

Sea Eagles decimated after Barrett starts coaching career unbeaten

Running man: Tom Trbojevic takes on the Warriors on Saturday.

Trent Barrett's unbeaten start to his coaching career could be short lived with injuries threatening to ravage Manly's undefeated Auckland Nines campaign.

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Rugby Heaven

Brumbies' Puma could be playing for the 'enemy' at Canberra home

Sport.?Argentinian rugby player Tomas Cubelli has been signed up by the Brumbies as a scrum half. Pictured at their UC ...

David Polkinghorne 5:01 PM   Tomas Cubelli could play for Argentina against the Wallabies at his new home ground, Canberra Stadium, in 2017.

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AFL

Blues made to feel like murderers

Much was expected of Carlton during Mick Malthouse's tenure, but it all went sour.

Carlton vice-captain Kade Simpson says the battling Blues were made to feel as if they had "committed a murder" last season as the losses mounted and speculation over the future of coach Mick Malthouse reached tipping point.

No time to waste, says excited Blue Kade Simpson

Kade Simpson is set to become only the 12th Blue to notch at least 250 matches.

Apart from a premiership, Kade Simpson has just about seen it all during his time with Carlton.

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ACT Sport

Clarke speeds into Olympic team

Joshua Clarke booked his Olympic spot by running 10.15 seconds in his 100m win at the Athletics ACT championships

Josh Clarke books ticket to Rio with PB of 10.15 seconds in Canberra.

Master and apprentice star in Wests/UC win over Eastlake

Eastlake's Mitch Taylor-Briscoe in action against Wests-UC on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth 11:05 PM   At 37 and 16 years old respectively, Wests/UC openers Darren Richards and Matthew Gilkes are at opposite ends of their cricket careers. 

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Horse Racing

Amicus last mare standing for Waller as Breeders bonanza continues

Late charge: Hugh Bowman rides Amicus to victory in the Breeders Classic at Randwick.

Chris Waller threw the Breeders Classic balls in the air and was left with Amicus as the stable hope. And a decision to dodge his other high profile mares paid dividends.

Spill The Beans spoils Pride Of Dubai's return as plunge comes off in Eskimo Prince Stakes

Jockey Tim Clark

Spill The Beans was heavily backed from $9 into $4.80 on course and the money proved to be spot on as the stallion prospect sailed to a one-and-three-quarter length win.

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ACT Premier Cricket: Wests-UC v Eastlake

Wests-UC take on Eastlake in the Douglas Cup competition.

ACT Athletics titles and IPC Grand Prix

ACT Athletics Championships and the IPC Athletics Grand Prix.

Manly take two big scalps at a cost

Jake Trobjevic and Jamie Buhrer ruled out for rest of the Nines.

Wanderers draw with late Santalab strike

Western Sydney Wanderers get an 89th-minute equaliser.

Brisbane unleash Roar over Mariners

Brisbane Roar sent a clear message with a 4-0 win.

Australia keep series alive in New Zealand

Mitch Marsh proved the hero in Australia's four-wicket win.

Matthew Wade out off brilliant outfield catch

Australia's Matthew Wade thought his shot was going for six.

Sydney stop the rot as Reds continue streak

A first-half four-goal flurry resulted in a 2-2 draw in Adelaide.

Cowan hit and concussed by bouncer

NSW opener Ed Cowan struck by a Joel Paris bouncer.

Essendon players set to appeal ban

A look back at a timeline of the Essendon supplement scandal.