Georgina Robinson 12:11 AM Michael Cheika has defended the intentions of coaches and team medicos after withdrawing Test hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau from the Waratahs' clash with the Blues on Saturday.
Jonathan Millmow 1:07 AM Two years ago New Zealand coach Mike Hesson opened up a file and typed the words "World Cup" which signalled the start of his commitment to the tournament.
Peter Hanlon 12:54 AM Port Adelaide assistant comes home to welcome old teammate into the Cats' elite.
Dominic Bossi 12:18 AM It was just four minutes into Wellington Phoenix's round five match against Perth Glory last season when Ernie Merrick thought he was on to something special. They had just scored the first goal and looked to be in cruise control in Christchurch. It put them on course for what was sure to be the new Wellington coach's firs win.
Jon Tuxworth 6:53 PM Stamina and endurance will be put to the test when competitors compete in the Mont 24-hour Mountain Bike Race at Kowen Forest, the largest even of its kind in the country.
Round six Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Brumbies at Allianz Stadium
Greater Western Sydney Giants take on Sydney Swans at Manuka Oval
The Raiders take on the St. George Illawarra Dragons at GIO Stadium in Canberra in round two of the NRL.
The final of ACT first grade cricket final between Wests/UC and Weston Creek/Molonglo at Kippax Oval.
New Zealand steamroll the West Indies at Wellington to book a berth in the World Cup semi-finals.