Oates excited to have Moga join him on giant left side

SIZE ON THE LEFT: Broncos winger Corey Oates is keen to link with Cowboy recruit Tautau Moga.

Tautau Moga tipped to play centre inside Corey Oates for the Broncos

Italy's tactics underhanded says Eddie Jones

FRUSTRATED: An angry Eddie Jones has slammed Italy's tactics in the Six Nations loss to England.

That's not rugby, says Eddie Jones

Winx could get even better

Jockey Hugh Bowman on Winx gestures to the crowd as they return to scale after winning the TAB Chipping Norton Stakes last Saturday.

Winx could be getting even better.

Tomic and Kyrgios set for Mexican showdown

MATES: Bernard Tomic (left) could face Nick Kyrgios (right) for the first time in their professional careers this week.

Kyrgios and Tomic could face off for the first time as pros

Lyon's performance vital to O'Keefe's results

TWIN SPINNERS: The performance of Nathan Lyon (right) helped Steve O'Keefe (left) to his record haul of wickets in the First Test at Pune.

Darren Lehmann praises Nathan Lyon's performance in Pune

Hager steers Kalinga to first Hockey India League title

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 07:  Head Coach Mark Hager during the New Zealand Olympic Games women's hockey team announcement at Auckland Grammar Hockey Turf on July 7, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images for NZOC)

Mark Hager steered Kalinga Lancers to their first title.

Buddy's back for the Swans

HE'S BACK: Lance Franklin returns for the Swans this week.

Lance Franklin will play his first match of the season this Friday.

Broich backs Roar to rise from slumber

Brisbane marquee man Thomas Broich is banking on the occasion of a crucial AFC Champions League clash to lift a team running on empty.

Indian insider claims Pune pitch was "doctored”

Steve O'Keefe stunned India with 12 wickets in the first Test in Pune.

Questions asked after Australia win.

Air quality raises concerns for Reds

Tarek Elrich (left) in action against Melbourne Victory.

Major concern over air quality

What next for Boomers star Bogut?

Andrew Bogut could be joining the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Bogut set to join NBA champions.

Big test out west for the Reds

Quade Cooper had a mixed start in his Reds return against the Sharks.

Reds need to start beating Aussie foes.

Lost at sea survivor felt like "live bait"

Ross Chapman on his boat. He is lucky to be alive.

Ross Chapman describes what it's like to be lost at sea.

Illness lays Day low again

SICK AGAIN: Jason Day has pulled out of another tournament, this time sick, a month before The Masters.

Illness thwarts Jason Day's preparation for US Masters

The headlines your club doesn't want to see this season

Billy Slater of the Melbourne Storm.

These are the humdingers fans will be praying they don't see.

League legends pitch in to help ex-Manly great

Noel Cleal during his time as Sea Eagles recruitment manager.

Noel "Crusher” Cleal had fire rip through his farm at Pappinbarra.

Will coaching change be too late for Rafa?

Rafael Nadal of Spain in action during the Australian Open final.

'Uncle Toni' regrets keeping news of his departure from Nadal.

Exit lounge: the NRL players set for a swansong

Former Dragons player Benji Marshall has signed with the Broncos.

We look at who is most likely hanging the boots up at end of 2017.

Firebirds champ Romelda Aiken ready to resurface

Romelda Aiken in control during a recent practice match.

Aiken is out to conquer her personal demons, writes Terry Mallinder

'When things don't go well the media hammers you'

Australia's Shane Watson during day one of the first Ashes Test in Cardiff in 2015.

Shane Watson opens up on his career struggles.

The Test team Australia should select in India

Australia's Shaun Marsh bats during a practice match against India XI in Mumbai

There's a reason Shaun Marsh is seen as a virtual lock

Magic of the FA Cup still well and truly alive

Lincoln City's Nathan Arnold (left) and Burnley's Joey Barton battle for the ball.

Competition gives part-timers a chance to rub shoulders with greats.

Great Scott, he's serious about becoming a Knight

Cowboys prop Matt Scott.

Cowboys prop may feel a change of scenery could be an elixir.

Brisbane Tens was doomed from the start

Reds player Samu Kerevi crosses to score a try during a quarter-final at the Brisbane Global Tens at Suncorp Stadium.

Concept simply comes across as a clunkier version of sevens.

Nines showcase thrilling talent ... and bad haircuts

New Panther James Tamou looks fitter than ever.

Tony Durkin looks at some of the left-field highlights.

Cahill send-off overshadows great weekend of A-League

Tim Cahill of Melbourne City walks off after being red carded before even being substituted on to the field during the round 18 A-League match against the Melbourne Victory.

Just when you thought you'd seen it all in Socceroos's career ...

Watch out for "fired-up” Farah, says Lawrence

New South Wales State of Origin player Robbie Farah takes part in the captain's run in Sydney on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. NSW will host Queensland in the third match of State of Origin series in Sydney on Wednesday. (AAP Image/Paul Miller) NO ARCHIVING

Chris Lawrence knows Robbie Farah will be "fired up” against Tigers.

Idris faces rare bout of nerves

NERVES: Jamal Idris returns to the NRL with Wests Tigers on Friday night after an 18-month break from the game.

Jamal Idris is unusually nervous about his return to the NRL

Sterlo says Bulldogs and Broncos are gone for 2017

VITAL: Peter Sterling says the Broncos need Ben Hunt to fire every week for Brisbane to make this year's finals.

Sterlo says Bulldogs and Broncos can't make this year's finals

McManus concussion action could lead to flood of court cases

ACTION: James McManus is taking legal action against the Newcastle Knights over his concussion treatment.

Former Origin winger James McManus is suing the Newcastle Knights

Why rookie sensation stuck loyal with Eels

Bevan French (right) of the Eels is congratulated by Michael Gordon after scoring a try.

Bevan French hardly batted an eyelid during tough first year.

Inglis to stay at fullback despite Reynolds' absence

STAYING AT FULLBACK: The Rabbitohs won't be shifting Greg Inglis to the halves to cover for Adam Reynolds.

Greg Inglis won't be shifted to the halves in Adam Reynolds' absence

AFL 'comfortable' with how it dealt with Bombers saga

COMFORTABLE: AFL boss Gillon McLachan is okay with how the AFL dealt with the Essendon supplements saga.

McLachlan "comfortable” with how the AFL handled the Essendon saga

Saints see off Power in pre-season hitout

Tim Membrey of the Saints.

St Kilda held off Port Adelaide to record a one-point victory.

AFL chief denies lying to bombers after secret tape leaks

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 15: James Hird, coach of the Essendon Bombers looks on during the round 20 AFL match between the Essendon Bombers and the Adelaide Crows at Etihad Stadium on August 15, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Recording reveals allegations the AFL recanted over punishments

Saints boss wants video help for refs after final shocker

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates with the trophy after his side won the League Cup Final.

Video technology needed, says Saints boss.

Juve wins again to stretch Serie A lead

Juventus' Alex Sandro celebrates after scoring against Empoli.

Juventus stretches winning home run to 30 games.

Guus Hiddink linked with Leicester City job

Guus Hiddink could be the next boss at Leicester.

Leicester City is reportedly targeting Guus Hiddink.

No excuses as Roar slips to shock defeat

Phoenix players celebrate after scoring a goal during in the win over Brisbane Roar.

Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi refused to be critical of his team.

Chelsea 11 clear after win over Swans

Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas celebrates after he scores a goal in the win over Swansea City.

Chelsea has strengthened its grip on the EPL title.

Tough ask for Clement on return to Chelsea

Swansea City manager Paul Clement.

Swansea City manager returning to where he started coaching career.

A long time between drinks for Aussies

Australia's Steve O'Keefe, center, and teammates celebrate after winning the first cricket test match against India in Pune.

4502 days, five Prime Ministers ....

Captain Steve Smith's secret weapon

WHAT A TEST: Steve O'Keefe celebrates after taking one of his 12 wickets in Pune.

Monty Panesar backed spinner to shine in India.

Smith delighted but he wants more

GREAT WIN: Australia's captain Steve Smith (left) leads the celebration after his side beat India in the First Test in Pune.

Steve Smith he wants more improvement from his team

Man of the match confusion after Australia beats India

Australia's Steve O'Keefe, right, celebrates the dismissal of India's Virat Kohli during the third day of the first test cricket match in Pune, India, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.

Australia has won in India for the first time since October 2004

Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia

MY TURN: Adam Zampa responded to his demotion from the Australian T20 team with a man-of-the-match performance on his return.

Adam Zampa sends message to the Australian Test selectors

Giants confident ahead of Magpies clash

The Giants head south to take on Super Netball favourites, the Magpies, with a new-found confidence says their captain Kim Green.

Netballer humiliated by umpire over skirt length

Rachael's netball skirt was deemed “too short”.

An adult netballer was left humiliated on the court by the umpire

Magpies skipper wants more after first win

Madi Robinson of the Magpies in action.

Magpies captain Madi Robinson happy with win.

Giants living up to name in Super Netball

Kimberlee Green of the Giants passes  at Qudos Bank Arena

They've only all been together less than a dozen times

Swifts have Wright to celebrate

Sam Wallace of the Swifts takes a pass  at Qudos Bank Arena

It was netball's first ever battle of the blokes

Firebirds not about to start panicking

Romelda Aiken battles with Sharni Layton at the Brisbane Entertainment & Convention Centre.

Powerhouse being winless after two rounds of Suncorp Super Netball

Ravaillion's warning to Super Netball rivals

Kim Ravaillion (left) of the Magpies makes a pass during round one of Super Netball.

Midcourt star says the Magpies will be "unbreakable”.

Bowman: Winx can run down Black Caviar record

Winx's winning streak stands at 14

Group 1 race just what the Doc ordered

Hey Doc ridden by Luke Currie wins race 6 CS Hayes Stakeson Black Caviar, The Great Horse Raceday at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Saturday. Feb. 18, 2017. (AAP Image/Tracey Nearmy) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Trainer Tony McEvoy says Hey Doc "has to” go the Australian Guineas.

Only bad luck will end Winx's streak, says trainer

Hugh Bowman celebrates another Winx victory.

Peter Moody insists Winx has same invincibility as Black Caviar.

Winx on track ahead of return run

Hugh Bowman rides Winx (right) past the post in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley Racecourse last October.

Trainer says preparation faultless going into her comeback

Jockey spoilt for choice in Blue Diamond Stakes

Craig Williams rides Formality to victory in the Chairman's Stakes at Caulfield.

Craig Williams juggling four star contenders for the race.

Sydney sprint to become country's richest race

Jockey Tommy Berry on Chautauqua shouts to the crowd after winning the TJ Smith Stakes last year.

$10 million The Everest will trump Melbourne Cup prizemoney.

Winx impresses trainer in preparation for comeback

Hugh Bowman rides Winx to victory in the Cox Plate in October.

The countdown to the return of champion mare is now in full swing.

Johnson takes golf's No.1 spot from Jason Day

Winless since May last year, Aussie Jason Day has given up the world number one ranking after a stay at the top that finished just short of a full year.

Late blitz helps world No.6 to Australian Open title

Ha Na Jang of South Korea plays a shot during round four of the Australian Open at Royal Adelaide.

Ha Na Jang produced a stunning late surge to win at Royal Adelaide.

Day not ready to give up No.1 tag yet

PRIDE OF PLACE: Australian Jason Day is determined to hold onto his number one ranking as a matter of pride.

Jason Day is determined to hang on to his world No.1 spot.

Golfer's miracle shot sets up remarkable win

American Ethan Tracy hits a tee shot.

Ethan Tracy needed an eagle from 101 yards out on the 18th hole.