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Sydney Football Stadium rebuild in chaos as builder exits 29/07/19
With the demolition of the Sydney Football Stadium nearing completion, the project has hit a major hurdle, with Lendlease pulling out of the project, sighting budget concerns.   Full Story
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Western United unveils unique stadium renders 18/07/19
New A-League club Western United has released updated renders for its new purpose-built stadium at Tarneit.   Full Story
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Optus Stadium turns red for Manchester United 11/07/19
Perth's Optus Stadium with host one of the world’s biggest clubs in two matches over the next week, as part of Manchester United’s Australian tour.   Full Story
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Renewed calls for SCG drop-in pitch 5/07/19
The AFL has requested the SCG again consider introducing a drop-in pitch, however the push has been met with strong opposition, while it’s currently logistically impossible in any case.   Full Story
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NQ Stadium roof milestone as first ticket is sold 3/07/19
A major milestone has been reached at North Queensland Stadium with the first section of roofing installed, while the first ticket to the opening event has been sold.   Full Story
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Three Kiwis, one Englishman: Matty Johns’ NRL team of the decade

Plenty of experts have been naming their NRL team of the decade over the past week, so Matty Johns has nominated the side he would pick.

The Big Picture, Round 23 preview: The Raiders star who’s in the NRL’s top three most influential players, according to Matty Johns

Former NRL star Matty Johns has given Canberra hooker Josh Hodgson a huge rap as the Raiders prepare for another tough test against Manly on Sunday.

NRL Market Scout: Unwanted Dog could solve Tigers’ spine crisis, but club legend left in limbo

The Wests Tigers face a hooker crisis with the retirement of Robbie Farah and a long-term injury to Jacob Liddle. The’ve reached out to a young utility who’s on the way out of Belmore.

Marnus Labuschagne in for third Ashes Test ... but rest of Australian team is a mystery

Australia has selected Marnus Labuschagne to replace the injured Steve Smith for the third Ashes Test at Headingley, but the rest of the team to take on England remains a mystery.

FFA Cup: Adelaide United’s teen star Al Hassan Toure steals show

Reigning FFA Cup champions Adelaide United clawed their way past a talented NPL Queensland side in a 3-2 win over Olympic FC on Wednesday night — but it was Adelaide’s teenage starlet Al Hassan Toure who again stole the headlines.

FFA Cup Round of 16 wrap: Adelaide hang on against Brisbane Olympic, Newcastle Jets hammer Edgeworth

What an evening of FFA Cup action.

Mitchell Johnson says criticism of Jofra Archer’s reaction to felling Steve Smith is ‘poor’

Former Australian firebrand Mitchell Johnson has leapt to the defence of Jofra Archer for his reaction after striking Steve Smith on the neck with a vicious short ball in the second Test.

Goals from Jamie Maclaren and Craig Noone help Melbourne City down Marconi Stallions 2-1

After controlling the game for so long, it was a nervous finish for Melbourne City in their FFA Cup Round of 16 clash with Marconi Stallions.

David King says he wants to know the definitive reason behind Ross Lyon’s sacking

Dual North Melbourne premiership player David King says he wants to know the “definitive reason” why Ross Lyon was sacked.

Rabbitohs assistant Jason Demetriou sprays Broncos coach Anthony Seibold

South Sydney assistant Jason Demetriou has returned serve in stunning fashion at Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold saying teams figured out his style of attack in the 2018 finals series.

FFA Cup Round of 16: Newcastle Jets crush local rivals

It was a moment that truly summed up the magic that is the FFA Cup.

Gerard Whateley says the AFL clearing Jaidyn Stephenson to play VFL was an ‘intolerable’ call

AFL 360 co-host Gerard Whateley says the AFL have displayed “miserable governance” in how they’ve handled Jaidyn Stephenson’s betting suspension.

Revealed: The ‘whispering campaign’ designed to oust Nathan Brown at Knights

NRL 360 host Paul Kent has revealed that a “whispering campaign” was designed to oust Nathan Brown from Newcastle.

Nathan Brown admits Kalyn Ponga mistake and biggest coaching ‘learning curve’

Outgoing Newcastle coach Nathan Brown has conceded he erred in moving young star Kalyn Ponga out of position earlier this season, while admitting he hadn’t expected the challenge that came with having a player of that standard on his books.

Jason Roy cleared to play in third Test after being struck in the head during England nets session

England batsman Jason Roy has passed a concussion test after being hit in the nets ahead of the third Ashes contest at Headingley.

FFA Cup live blog: Round of 16 live stream, blog, how to watch, start times

We’re getting down to the nitty gritty end of the FFA Cup.

AFL score review bunker to be used at two games in Round 23

The AFL’s new and improved score review system will undergo a full dress rehearsal at two games this weekend.

Donut King thickshakes and Oporto: Blake Ferguson’s secret diet to get back for finals

Parramatta flyer Blake Ferguson has turned to a calorie-laden diet of thickshakes and chicken burgers as the Eels speedster attempts to nudge back near his pre-season playing weight of 107kgs.

GWS Giants ruckman Shane Mumford says he put his family ‘through hell’ with the snorting video shame

Greater Western Sydney ruckman Shane Mumford is dreading the day he has to explain to his kids what he was doing in a video that went viral last October, but he knows that day will eventually arrive.

Steele Sidebottom to undergo surgery on ruptured testicle after kick in the groin at training

Collingwood star Steele Sidebottom will undergo surgery on a ruptured testicle and will miss Friday night’s clash with Essendon.

Peter Beattie to stand down as ARLC chairman

Australian Rugby League Commission chairman Peter Beattie will stand down from his position in February and is expected to be replaced by NSW racing supremo Peter V’landys.

AFL make special exemption for Collingwood forward Jaidyn Stephenson to return

Somehow despite still serving an AFL ban for betting on AFL matches involving himself Collingwood youngster Jaidyn Stephenson is being allowed to play in the VFL this weekend.

Paul Kent: The ‘dream job’ Craig Fitzgibbon is likely to eye after turning down Knights

Craig Fitzgibbon ruled himself out of contention for the Newcastle head coaching role because he’s likely got another in his sights.

AFL 2019: Tough list calls that will await new Fremantle coach first up

Ross Lyon and Steve Rosich are gone and Fremantle is in turmoil.

Geelong players to wear their Indigenous guernseys in Round 23 in a tribute to the late Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer

Geelong players will wear the club’s Indigenous guernsey as a tribute to the late Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer on Saturday afternoon.

Watch Gregg Popovich troll an Aussie reporter with this hilarious answer

This is just classic Gregg Popovich.

NRL Casualty Ward: Unlucky Titan Dale Copley sidelined for three months

Titans have lost another player to a season-ending injury with Dale Copley booked in for a shoulder reconstruction.

Not afraid of the big calls: Our experts pick their Wallabies World Cup squads

Big tournaments call for big decisions and as Friday’s D-Day approaches, a trio of former Wallabies have picked the 31 men they want to represent Australia at the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Beale’s admirable honesty after brutal night at Eden Park

Wallabies fullback Kurtley Beale knows he will be a target for Rugby World Cup rivals after failing to deal with the All Blacks aerial assault at Australia’s Eden Park graveyard.

Why the Aussie Boomers went outside the box to fill their last spot

MELBOURNE, VIC -- Andrej Lemanis has been surprising people with some of his roster decisions during this 2019 FIBA World Cup campaign.

Tim Horan: We need to take this ‘future great’ to the World Cup

Tim Horan knows greatness and the Wallabies legend sees that potential in Jordan Petaia, the uncapped teenager who he says can play a big role at next month’s Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Feathers fly as Knights raid the Chook pen for a new coach

Roosters assistant coach Adam O’Brien is facing a conundrum.

Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah set to work out for the Los Angeles Lakers — report

Who wants to be a Laker?

Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp fuels talks over Reds future after retirement hint

Jurgen Klopp has revealed he could retire from management at the end of his current Liverpool contract which ends in 2022.

Carlos Sainz believes people underestimate how quickly drivers can unlock an F1 car’s secrets

One of the key storylines heading into the 2019 season was the effect of the silly season, with just two teams carrying over their 2018 driver line-ups.

Former Wallabies star lands new gig as Aussie players’ boss

In a significant moment in Australian rugby, former Australian lock and Classic Wallabies Manager Justin Harrison has been appointed as the Rugby Union Players’ Association new CEO.

AFL 2019: Ross Lyon’s exit doesn’t boost Fremantle’s chances of snaring Tim Kelly — but the club will have a good hand

The shock sacking of coach Ross Lyon won’t necessarily boost or hinder Fremantle’s chances of winning Tim Kelly’s heart and signature come October.

AFL Team Tips: Every AFL club’s predicted 22 for Round 23

The Bombers, Magpies and Tigers could all welcome back some big names ahead of their finals’ campaigns.

World’s best rugby team with a pop gun attack

They are the top ranked team and reigning Six Nations champions but Wallabies great George Gregan has questioned Wales’ Rugby World Cup title credentials because of a limited attack.

Donald Trump ‘thinking about’ Australia visit for Presidents Cup

PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan believes US President Donald Trump is “thinking about” a visit to Australia for his namesake event at Royal Melbourne in December.

British MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo set to make return at Silverstone

Jorge Lorenzo will finally resume his 2019 campaign after an injury layoff, Repsol Honda has confirmed.

Knights draft shortlist for new coach, but with one key criteria

Newcastle’s senior players will have a say in the next head coach with CEO Phil Gardner confirming a shortlist has already been compiled.

Fixture loophole opens door for banned Collingwood star Jaidyn Stephenson to return in VFL this weekend

Suspended Collingwood star Jaidyn Stephenson will return in the VFL on Saturday hours after his 10-game suspension ends on Friday night.

Ashes 2019 - UK view: Jofra Archer’s Steve Smith blow will be felt long after the third Test at Headingley

Losing Steve Smith for the third Ashes Test is a nightmare turned into reality for Australia, but beyond that bitter disappointment lies an even more uncomfortable question.

Ashes 2019: Steve Smith’s low-key comeback plan put in place

Steve Smith hopes to return from concussion in next week’s low-key tour game against Derbyshire, having run out of time in his bid to be fit for the third Ashes Test.

‘Plenty of selfish coaches out there ruining footy clubs’: Nathan Brown’s swipe at Wayne Bennett

Knights coach Nathan Brown has taken aim at “selfish” NRL coaches making decisions that “ruin” footy clubs in an explosive press conference following revelations he will leave the club at the end of the season.

Premier League Power Rankings, Gameweek 2: Sleeping giants snoring their way towards relegation

We are already two rounds down of the Premier League season as some of the new boys continued to show their strength while more questions were asking of the big teams – although not all were able to answer them.

AFL 2019: Ross Lyon’s axing could cause more AFL coaching dominoes to fall

Ross Lyon became the latest coaching domino to fall on Tuesday when he was acrimoniously dumped from Fremantle.

Brutal newspaper dig; other coaches should be nervous

Ross Lyon’s time as the man in charge at Fremantle was cut short on Tuesday when the club swung the axe and parted ways with him after eight seasons.

NRL Early Mail: Team tips and updated squads for Round 23

Rabbitohs’ skipper Sam Burgess is no certainty to take on the Broncos as he battles to overcome a squad strain suffered against the Bulldogs.

Ashes 2019: England quick James Anderson back up and running after calf injury

James Anderson has bowled five overs for Lancashire’s second XI as he begins his bid for an Ashes return.

Nathan Brown reveals how the Knights turned around a ‘horrible’ party culture that ‘ruined careers’

It’s obvious how significantly Nathan Brown rebuilt the Knights on the field, but he has revealed the biggest transformation in four years has been off it.

Andy Murray wasn’t happy during his loss to Tennys Sandgren

Angry Andy Murray produced an X-rated rant at his own box as he endured a second straight comeback singles defeat.

Stadium Super Trucks set to return to Australia after motorsport governing body lifts ban

The door is wide open for Stadium Super Trucks to return to high-profile Australian events after the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport lifted the ban on the series.

Michael Cheika’s massive gamble: What the Wallabies World Cup squad will look like

In 2015, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika opted for two halfbacks and two hookers in his World Cup squad.

Not another one: Steve Smith’s replacement Marnus Labuschagne struck by Mitchell Starc bouncer

Marnus Labuschagne was struck on the grille by a vicious Mitchell Starc bouncer just an hour after Steve Smith was ruled out of the third Ashes Test with concussion.

Sam Burgess returns serve at Broncos coach Anthony Seibold over ‘bizarre comments’ on Souths’ attack

Rabbitohs’ skipper Sam Burgess has hit back at Broncos coach Anthony Seibold over his controversial comments about South Sydney’s attack.

F1 rookie George Russell reveals ‘hurtful’ effect of online hate by Robert Kubica’s fans

Formula 1 rookie George Russell has revealed the “hurtful” effect of online abuse by outspoken fans of Williams teammate Robert Kubica.

Fear factor: Aussie defends Eddie Jones’ intense training camps

England have mounted a staunch defence of Eddie Jones’ training approach ahead of next month’s Rugby World Cup, following claims players feared national camps.

‘We’re here to win, not hit helmets’: Justin Langer says Australia won’t engage in bouncer war

Justin Langer is adamant this Ashes won’t turn into a battle of the bouncers as it emerged Jofra Archer may have had retribution in mind when unleashing hell at Lord’s.

Ashes 2019, Steve Smith out of third Test: How Australia angered Jofra Archer into bouncer war

James Anderson has revealed how Pat Cummins may have instigated the bouncer war with Jofra Archer that has sidelined Steve Smith.

AFL 2019: Marcus Bontempelli escapes suspension after Nick Haynes hit amid missing medical report

Marcus Bontempelli could be considered the luckiest man in the AFL, after he escaped a possible two-week suspension because of a missing medical report.

Manchester United transfer news: Why Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic rejected Red Devils move

Christian Pulisic rejected a move to Manchester United because of Jose Mourinho, according to his former coach.

Fernando Alonso eyes possible Dakar Rally debut with ‘intensive’ programme

Fernando Alonso is eyeing his next career move, with the two-time Formula 1 world champion set for a possible Dakar Rally debut.

Ben Simmons takes shot at critics with cryptic Instagram post

During Ben Simmons’ visit to Australia, we saw a host of high-profile members of the media express their disdain for the 23-year-old.

Baker Mayfield, Odell Beckham Jr. take aim at New York Giants

Maybe it’s good the Browns and Giants won’t play this season.

AFL trade whispers 2019: Karl Amon set to request trade again, Jack Martin and Brandon Ellis linked to Carlton

Stephen Coniglio isn’t the only midfielder that’s been linked to Carlton, with two out-of-contract players on the Blues’ radar.

Manchester United news: Red Devils stars back Paul Pogba after ‘disgusting’ racist attacks

Marcus Rashford and Harry Maguire have condemned the racial abuse aimed at Paul Pogba on social media after Manchester United's draw with Wolves.

AFL trade whispers 2019: First Docker out the door, third club joins race for Paddy Ryder

A Docker is adamant this weekend’s clash against Port Adelaide will be his last in a purple jumper.

NRL Roundtable: Why rest of NRL clubs are hypocrites over Storm criticism

We’re three rounds out from the finals, so can the Rabbitohs get themselves back in title contention and who should be the coach of the year? And talking of coaches, who the hell should the Knights get in?

Manchester United transfer news: Deadline set for future of Alexis Sanchez to be decided

Alexis Sanchez’s future is set to be decided in the next 48 hours as Inter Milan wait to see if they have a chance to sign the Manchester United flop.

Key target Craig Fitzgibbon rules himself out of replacing Nathan Brown at Knights

Roosters assistant Craig Fitzgibbon reportedly has no interest in replacing Nathan Brown as Knights coach.

Nathan Brown’s warning to key Knights Mitchell Pearce and David Klemmer before falling on sword

Outgoing Knights coach Nathan Brown warned key Knights Mitchell Pearce and David Klemmer about his imminent departure in advance.

Sun Yang set for unusual public trial in doping case twist

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang will get the rare public trial he asked for to answer an appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency that could lead to his ban from the 2020 Olympics.

Kevin Walters baulks at Knights’ coaching terms after Nathan Brown exit

While Kevin Walters might not be interested in replacing Nathan Brown at Newcastle, the Queensland mentor admits he would have baulked at the NRL club’s unique coach contract terms.

AFL 2019: Ross Lyon leaning towards director of coaching path, says lawyer

Ross Lyon might never coach an AFL team again — but the prospect of taking on a more overarching role at a new club appeals to the axed Docker.

Ronda Rousey almost severed her finger while filming her TV show

Ronda Rousey almost severed her finger in a shocking accident during filming for TV drama 9-1-1.

Five games for that? James Graham questions Tevita Pangai’s ‘excessive’ suspension

James Graham has argued that the judiciary is becoming a “lottery” in the wake of an “excessive” five-game suspension for Brisbane’s Tevita Pangai Jr.

Josh Reynolds lifts lid on Wests Tigers exile and possible exit from club

Josh Reynolds has said he harbours no ill feeling towards Michael Maguire and says progress is being made on his future — although he’s keeping coy on that matter.

AFL 2019: Tom Jok to debut for Essendon against Collingwood in Round 23

Essendon rookie Tom Jok will complete a remarkable rise from amateur football to the AFL when he makes his senior debut against Collingwood at the MCG on Friday night.

Not playing! Steve Smith ruled out of vital third Ashes Test at Leeds

Australia are confident they can retain the Ashes in Leeds without Steve Smith, who has been officially ruled out of the third Test because of concussion. Smith, recovering from a delayed concussion after being struck on the neck by a Jofra Archer bouncer at Lord’s, will not take the field when the series continues in Leeds at Headingley.

Gregg Popovich offers huge praise for Boomers: Australia can ‘win the whole thing’

MELBOURNE, VIC -- Throughout his time in Melbourne, Gregg Popovich has been extremely complimentary of the Australian Boomers and the way their program is run.

AFL 2019: Richmond’s Jack Riewoldt applauds league for quickly changing studs up free kick rule

Richmond star Jack Riewoldt believes the AFL should be applauded for immediately making a change to the divisive ‘studs up’ free kick rule.

AFL 2019: The facts prove Fremantle made the wrong call sacking Ross Lyon says Nick Riewoldt

St Kilda great Nick Riewoldt believes “the facts” show that Fremantle made the wrong call in sacking Ross Lyon as senior coach.

Andy Bichel unloads on England skipper Joe Root over Lord’s catch

Throughout the last 18 months Steve Smith has been labelled a cheat plenty of times, now after his controversial ‘catch’ on the final day of the draw second Test at Lord’s England captain Joe Root is copping it.

Broncos forward Tevita Pangai suspended for five games for crusher tackle on James Maloney

Tevita Pangai’s season could be over after the Brisbane powerhouse was unsuccessful in challenging his dangerous contact charge at the NRL judiciary on Tuesday night.

AFL 2019: Lance Franklin set to play his 300th game in Round 23 v St Kilda

This will be big.

Revealed: Why Nathan Brown walked away from the Newcastle Knights

Nathan Brown held two crunch meetings with Knights supremo Phil Gardner over the last seven days which led to his shock exit from the club on Tuesday.

Chaos in the front office and a toxic culture at training: Why the Dockers had to sack Ross Lyon

Ross Lyon and Steve Rosich were both sacked amid clutter, chaos and disharmony within Fremantle Football Club.

Rabbitohs fire back at ex-coach Anthony Seibold

South Sydney stars Damien Cook and Adam Reynolds have hit back at former coach Anthony Seibold after his comments declared the Bunnies more predictable under Wayne Bennett than during his Redfern tenure.

Replacing Ross Lyon: The 12 contenders for vacant Dockers job

Within minutes of Ross Lyon’s sacking going public, a clear frontrunner has already emerged.

Fremantle great Matthew Pavlich reflects on Ross Lyon’s legacy at the Dockers

Few people understand the impact Ross Lyon had on the Fremantle Football Club more than Matthew Pavlich.

James Hooper: Knights target Chooks brains trust after Brown stands down

Newcastle powerbrokers are being pushed to pursue Sydney Roosters assistant coaches Adam O’Brien and Craig Fitzgibbon to try and steer the Knights towards the club’s third premiership.

AFL 2019: Jarryd Roughead has played his last game, won’t play for Hawthorn in Round 23 v West Coast

Hawthorn champion Jarryd Roughead has officially hung up the boots, opting not to play again after Sunday’s “fairytale finish” to his stellar career.

Kevin Walters discusses vacant Newcastle role and performance-based contracts

Kevin Walters has ruled himself out of taking the vacant Newcastle Knights job, but has warned that the club’s insistence on employing coaches on performance-based contracts could hurt their options.

AFL 2019: Ross Lyon would be welcomed back by St Kilda fans, says Brendon Goddard

Dual All-Australian Brendon Goddard believes St Kilda fans would welcome Ross Lyon back to the club if he one day landed back at Moorabbin.

Mark Geyer says Knights should look at replacing Nathan Brown with Phil Gould

Rugby league legend Mark Geyer has implored Newcastle chief executive Philip Gardner to consider Phil Gould as a serious option for the club’s next coach.

He’s still the man: Cheika keeps his Christian faith

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says Christian Lealiifano still has his “nose in front” as Australia’s Rugby World Cup playmaker despite a shaky performance in Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup battering at Eden Park.

Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown to leave at season’s end

Newcastle will part ways with coach Nathan Brown at the end of the current season.

AFL 2019: Ross Lyon brought relevance to Fremantle says Michael Barlow on the Fox Footy Podcast

The next coach of Fremantle will be “greatly indebted” to Ross Lyon, who “brought relevance” to the club according to former Dockers star Michael Barlow.




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