Chris Dutton, Phil Lutton, Tom Decent 9:30 PM Australian rugby great George Smith looms as a potential recruiting target if David Pocock decides to take a 12-month sabbatical from the ACT Brumbies before returning in 2018 and 2019.
Ronny Lerner 1:01 PM Leon Cameron has signed a new two-year contract extension that will see him stay on as Greater Western Sydney coach until at least the end of 2018.
Canberra sprint queen Melissa Breen will put her trust in Australian Olympic Games medical staff as she avoids the hype of the Zika virus to focus on her build up to Rio and clinching an A-qualifying time.
Greg Baum 5:55 PM Australia and New Zealand don't get around to playing one another at Test cricket very much, and when they do the Kiwis tend to promise more than they deliver. These meetings mean too much to them – their Ashes, former skipper Martin Crowe once said – which sometimes makes for a paralysing effect.
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.
Dominic Bossi 5:32 PM The poor behaviour of Western Sydney Wanderers' supporters has cost their club $50,000 and a suspended three point penalty after the Football Federation of Australia found the league leaders guilty of bringing the game into disrepute.
Sebastian Hassett 3:47 PM While the Western Sydney Wanderers were disappointed to be hit with a suspended three-point deduction and $50,000 fine for fan misbehaviour in Melbourne last weekend, club chief executive John Tsatsimas accepted the club needs to redouble their efforts to weed out the trouble-making fans.
Adrian Proszenko 5:17 PM Newcastle is poised to grant Joseph Tapine an immediate release after the back-rower signed a lucrative three-year deal with Canberra.
Phil Lutton 4:19 PM Ennis believes a fit Barba can thrive in the Shire after overcoming injuries that put the brakes on a patchy 2015 campaign.
3:27 PM Tim O'Brien and James Sicily are impressing Hawthorn veteran Josh Gibson as they eye Jarryd Roughead's spot in the line-up.
3:45 PM Star Greater Western Sydney recruit Steve Johnson knows what it takes to build a winning culture and insists his new club is only at the start of the journey towards an AFL flag.
Chris Dutton 5:10 PM New ACT Sport and Recreation minister Yvette Berry will engage Canberra's grass-root organisations to determine the future of the Hall of Fame and sport star of the year awards.
Adam Pengilly 2:13 PM 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.
Adam Pengilly 2:05 PM The present and future of Australian racing will be the main attraction during a 10 minutes which shows how far racing has gone back in time. But is Winx a betting proposition in the Apollo Stakes?
Tournament underdogs Parramatta have started the year in style.
The Warriors were facing an early exit until Shaun Johnson arrived.