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]

Wests Tigers are having a player shake-up

There are lots of internal goings-on inside the Wests Tigers camp that are sure to cause a ruckus. Heighington – who is still under contract for 2013 – is close to finalising a three-year deal in the Shire to join former Tigers teammates Bryce Gibbs, Andrew Fifita and John Morris as early as November. Beau … [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]

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]

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]

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]

Let’s get Pippa and Kerry in a PROPER fight

An Olympic rower threatened to abandon ship and swim to shore during the fierce argument that prompted the shock sacking of Pippa Savage. The volatile Savage has returned to Melbourne after being sacked from the women’s quad scull to compete at the London Olympics.The four were training in Lucerne before last week’s World Cup regatta … [Read the full story]

Francis Burke banned by ARU

The Australian Rugby Union have banned Sunshine Coast Stingrays player and coach, Francis Burke, for four years for the possession and attempted trafficking of growth hormone releasing peptide-6. The ban has been upheld by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), who were originally alerted to a suspect package by customs in Sydney on November 28 … [Read the full story]

Patty Mills does Australia proud

On the eve of the NBA play-offs, Boomers point guard Patty Mills erupted with the fourth-highest scoring performance by an Australian in the competition’s history. Mills became just the second Australian to score 27 points in an NBA game when he led all scorers in San Antonio’s 110-106 win over Phoenix. The 23-year-old, who started … [Read the full story]

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