Laine Clark 2:11 PM Surprised by Josh Reynolds' axing, Queensland assistant Michael Hagan says the Maroons are still bracing themselves for a "hammering" in Wednesday night's State of Origin opener in Sydney.
Emma Kemp 1:50 PM NSW assistant coach Matt Parish has ramped up the State of Origin ante by naming Queensland captain Cameron Smith and teammates Nate Myles and Corey Parker as on-field nigglers.
8:12 PM Thursday looms as a significant day for the NSW Waratahs' Super Rugby campaign with the appeals for key forwards Will Skelton and Tolu Latu now a lock.
Jesse Hogan 1:33 PM Retired champion all-rounder Lisa Sthalekar hopes the vindication for Sri Lankan players who accused officials of demanding sex to assure them of selection will ensure such "extreme cases" won't ever again affect women's cricket.
12:11 AM Many of his teammates will view it as just a tour match but for Adam Voges Australia's three-day game in Antigua could be the biggest of his career.
8:54 AM Napoli coach Rafael Benitez will hold a news conference on Thursday amid speculation that the Spaniard is set to take over at Real Madrid, the Italian club announced on Tuesday.
Lee Gaskin Tennis ACT wants to use its first professional tournament in nine years as a springboard to showing it has the facility capable of hosting Davis Cup and Fed Cup ties.
Patrick Bartley 4:50 PM Leading Australian trainer David Hayes wants the Werribee quarantine station opened earlier this year so overseas horses can compete in early spring races.
Adam Pengilly BTC Cup winner Hot Snitzel is facing the prospect of being left as the Stradbroke Handicap's topweight as contenders for the showpiece of the Queensland winter carnival continue to fall by the wayside.
The Brumbies run in four tries to secure a bonus point victory in Johannesburg.
The ACT Brumbies take on the Emirates Lions at Emirates Airline Park in South Africa.
Scenes from the National Capital Rally in the ACT as part of the National Rally Championship.
The Cronulla Sharks come from behind to defeat the Titans 23-22.