Sport

Brumbies call for referee reform

The Brumbies were denied a try with Lausii Taliauli across the line.

ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham has called for Australian rugby and Super Rugby's governing body to invest more money in referees after a no-try decision shattered his team's championship hopes.

Gungahlin's Pat Tuidraki scores a try.

Eagles hold on to break Owls' hearts

The last round of the John I Dent Cup season transpired into a tale of two comebacks as hearts were broken, punches were thrown and finals spots were sealed across the capital on Saturday.

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Rugby League

A life in rugby league: Phil Gould.

Magnificent Cowboys can go back-to-back

​The North Queensland Cowboys produced the best 40 minutes of rugby league I have witnessed this season in their big win over Canterbury on Thursday night.

Rugby Union

ARU should not fall into Hayne trap

Scrutiny: Former Eels captain Jarryd Hayne.

Jarryd Hayne's worth is his reputation, but what is that value in a game he has never played? We can all see he is shopping himself around. Surely ARU boss Bill Pulver can't fall into the trap of being a pawn in the negotiations.

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Cricket

Double century: Virat Kohli, seen here earlier this year in the World Twenty20, became the first Indian to reach 200 ...

Kohli makes history as India take command

​Virat Kohli made history by scoring his maiden Test double century as India played their way into a virtually unbeatable position on the second day of the first Test against West Indies in Antigua

AFL

Saints keep finals hopes alive on horror night for Dogs

Saints' Tim Membrey marks the ball.

Brent Harvey's record-breaking 427th AFL game could play a crucial role in shaping the composition of the top eight after St Kilda upset the Western Bulldogs on a heartbreaking Saturday night for the losers at Etihad Stadium.

Geelong’s  Mark Blicavs collides with Adelaide’s Taylor Walker on Saturday night.

Cats clip Crows' wings again

Geelong turned on a big second half to comfortably defeat Adelaide for the second time this season, ending the Crows' run of eight consecutive wins.

Menegola's debut worth the wait

Sam Menegola celebrates the win.

It took six years, spent at three different clubs, but at the age of 24, Geelong's Sam Menegola finally made his AFL debut on Saturday night, and after an interminable wait, did his best to make up for lost time.

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Gungahlin's Pat Tuidraki scores a try.

John Eagles hold on to break Owls' hearts

The last round of the John I Dent Cup season transpired into a tale of two comebacks as hearts were broken, punches were thrown and finals spots were sealed across the capital on Saturday.

Soccer

Jai Ingham scores for Victory to draw level with Juventus.

Victory outguns Juve in shootout

Melbourne Victory have claimed an upset International Champions Cup win, downing Italian champions Juventus after a penalty shoot-out.

'Scratchy': Matildas coach Alen Stajcic said his team are starting to gel after a tough acclimation period.

Matildas brace for Brazil friendly

​After a scratchy start to a pre-Olympics camp, Matildas coach Alen Stajcic wants to see some polish against Brazil in their looming international friendly.

"The right man for the England job": Sam Allardyce.

England appoint Allardyce as manager

Sam Allardyce was appointed England manager on Friday on a two-year contract, tasked with the job of restoring pride in the national team after their dismal performances at Euro 2016.

Horse Racing

Redzel runs them ragged for Crowning glory

Bold strategy: Kerrin McEvoy rides Redzel to win the July Sprint.

Perhaps unfairly, Redzel has always been that horse. The one that shines brighter than anything else on a midweek morning when they race for nothing at the trials, but he has now finally showed up when it counted.

King of the picnics Blewitt keeps on winning

Winning habit: Ricky Blewitt on board Bemiles (centre) at Towac Park in Orange earlier this year.

Ricky Blewitt has the best strike rate of any jockey in NSW this season but few would have heard of the champion picnic jockey, who got the thrill of his life at Bong Bong last year.