18.5 C
Canberra, AU
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Tommy Hanley, brother of Pearce and Cian, dies in Dublin

THE teenage brother of Queensland-based Irish AFL footballers Pearce and Cian Hanley has lost his battle with cancer. Tommy Hanley passed away in Dublin on Tuesday night. Pearce and Cian left for Ire...

Man United confirm Bastian Schweinsteiger’s move to Chicago Fire

CHICAGO: German star Bastian Schweinsteiger said he is ready to make an immediate start to his Major League Soccer career with Chicago Fire at a formal presentation before journalists here on Wednesd...

Chicago Fire new boy Bastian: How much do I have to give?

The German international has signed a one-year deal, but has the option to sign for an additional year. One of Schweinsteiger's main selling points to the American media on his transfer was the fact ...

Ennis pays tribute to Sharnie Kimmorley

“She would always put others before herself, especially our family. She was the most kind and loving person.” The couple's youngest daughter Ivy remembered how her mum would play the board game Opera...

NRL Late Mail: Vuni’s shock comeback

The Melbourne Storm put their perfect 4-0 record on the line against aspiring premiership contenders the Penrith Panthers in what shapes to be the match of the round. The Storm managed to overcome an...

Tigers close in on Cleary

James Tedesco says the chance to play finals footy regularly – not money or the coach – will be the key factor in deciding who he signs with from next season. The star fullback also called on Wests T...

Sean Dempster future at St Kilda

St Kilda veteran Sean Dempster is considering his AFL future after being left out of the club's opening-round clash with Melbourne. Source: AAP. 30 Mar 2017 - 3:54 PM UPDATED 2 HOURS AGO ... SBS ...

Melbourne Rebels owner Andrew Cox looking to bright future as club notches 100 Super Rugby...

Cape Town - Highlanders scrumhalf Aaron Smith will make his 100th Super Rugby appearance when his side take on the Rebels in Dunedin on Friday. Kick-off is at 08:35 SA time. Smith will partner with M...

Teenage City trio sign on

Melbourne City have secured three of its teenage stars on multi-year contracts, signing promising trio Dylan Pieiras, Denis Genreau and James Delianov to the senior team for the next two seasons. The...

History favours Vics in Gabba slosh

A TROPICAL low caused by Cyclone Debbie is about to dump up to 150mm of rain on Brisbane, but the AFL is confident the Gabba clash between the Lions and Essendon will go ahead. While the deluge is se...

Australia v India: Indians leave Aussies hanging, Steve Smith apologises

DHARAMSALA: Steve Smith says Australia have taken giant strides to slay their subcontinental demons despite their brave campaign in India ending with a heavy defeat in the deciding Test on Tuesday. S...

Collingwood confident ahead of Tigers clash

RICHMOND is confident it has the small defenders to handle Collingwood's forward line on Thursday night, targeting Alex Fasolo as the key to shutting down the improved Magpies. Collingwood went into ...

RUPA consider strike action as axe hovers over Australian Super Rugby side

The Rugby Union Players Association has gone directly to rugby supporters in its “Stronger As Five” campaign, urging fans to sign a petition to keep five Australian Super Rugby teams. The Australian ...

Yesterday at 8:00 PM International

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) Super Rugby teams will have completed a third of the regular season by the end of this weekend's sixth round, and the tournament is playing out as expected. The one surpr...

Brazil close in on qualification for Russia 2018

Brazil became the first team to book their place at next year's World Cup as a dominant 3-0 win over Paraguay, coupled with Uruguay's defeat to Peru, earned their ticket to Russia. Liverpool's Philip...

Chadd Sayers ready to turn up heat in Sheffield Shield final in Alice Springs

South Australia heads into the third day of the Sheffield Shield final against Victoria with the onus heavily on their batsman to deliver. Source: AAP. 28 Mar 2017 - 7:54 AM UPDATED 4 HOURS AGO ... S...

Margaret River Pro gets top tier support from world’s best surfers

Margaret River's place on pro surfing's international circuit may be in doubt as officials of the sport's peak body deliberate over the future of the tournament at one of Western Australia's most ico...

Lyon says Dockers will get tough to protect Fyfe

Fremantle coach Ross Lyon said his players would continue to protect Nat Fyfe after a number fights broke out after the Brownlow Medallist was roughed up by the Cats in round one. The gun midfielder ...

Manny Pacquiao given deadline on Jeff Horn fight

After the challenge with Khan in UAE was annulment it was expected that the encounter with Horn in Australia would be immediately reanimated. However mid last week LA Times advised that the “attempts...

Australia bank on home comforts for run to Russia

The jury is still out on Ange Postecoglou's radical formation, but Australia's World Cup qualifying campaign is at least back on track. It wasn't the most convincing of performances and there is obvi...