Clyde Rathbone will trial for the Brumbies

Jake White will be watching closely as former Wallabies winger, Clyde Rathbone, will trial for the Brumbies as outside centre for the coming season. Rathbone, who is making a comeback after retiring in 2009 and recovering from depression, has played all of his Super Rugby games and Tests on the wing, but he played outside … [Read the full story]

Who’s the mug now, Spurs?

Still recovering from the disappointment of Chelsea’s UEFA Champions League victory, Tottenham Hotspur have been left with effectively worthless mugs celebrating their ‘qualification’ for the 2012-13 tournament. Spurs qualified for the world’s biggest club competition after finishing fourth in the Barclays Premier League last season. But Chelsea’s historic win in Munich saw the Blues advance … [Read the full story]

2012 Euro – teams and player listings

The 2012 European Championships will be a thrilling exhibition of football as Spain look to defend their title in Poland and Ukraine. The tournament, which runs from June 9 until the final in Kiev in July 2, sees 16 teams vie to knock Vincent Del Bosque’s side off their perch. Euro 2012: Poland & Ukraine … [Read the full story]

Brendan Rodgers to be new Liverpool manager

Barclays Premier League side Liverpool look set to hire Brendan Rodgers as their new manager, with his current club Swansea expecting a deal to be finalised by the end of the week. Rodgers met with Liverpool officials on last week and Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins said on the club’s website the manager had been offered … [Read the full story]

Kennedy fit for Socceroos World Cup qualifiers

Josh Kennedy has finally declared himself fit and firing for Australia’s World Cup qualifier against Oman. Premier forward Kennedy had doubts about his readiness for the Socceroos clash with Oman in Muscat tomorrow and a June 12 date with Japan in Brisbane after pulling up sore from Nagoya’s 1-0 domestic loss to Cerezo Osaka last … [Read the full story]

Jack Wighton to miss rest of season

Canberra winger Jack Wighton is likely to miss the rest of the NRL season after suffering a toe injury on a backyard trampoline. The 19-year-old was a late withdrawal from last Friday’s clash with South Sydney and it was announced he’ll have toe surgery immediately. A club spokesman confirmed it was more than likely Wighton … [Read the full story]

Canberra idiots! Perry is the best and hottest

Dual international Ellyse Perry has all but parted ways with Canberra United following their ultimatum to choose soccer over cricket, confirming she is looking for a new W-League club to call home. Perry, 21, issued a joint statement with Canberra United on Wednesday that wasn’t explicit but effectively extinguished any last hopes she might re-sign … [Read the full story]

Balotelli may kill racial abusers at Euro’s

Italy and Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has threatened to kill anyone who racially abuses him during next month’s Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Balotelli said he had bananas thrown at him in a Rome bar before the European Under-21 Championships in June 2009 and if it happened again, “I will go to jail, … [Read the full story]

David Saker gets told to “Piss-off” by Buford

James Anderson and Graeme Swann have been compared to Australia greats Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne by England’s Australian bowling coach David Saker. McGrath and Warne were the outstanding seam and spin bowlers of their generation, with leg-spinner Warne widely regarded as being worthy of a place among cricket’s greatest players. Yet Saker insists the … [Read the full story]

Is Matt O’Connor a Force to be reckoned with?

English Premiership club Leicester have rubbished reports claiming their Australian head coach, Matt O’Connor, could quit to take charge of Western Force. O’Connor is believed to be high on the Perth-based franchise’s wanted list as they look for a new coach following the sacking of Richard Graham in April. However, the Tigers insist O’Connor, who … [Read the full story]

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