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Peru crush Kiwis’ World Cup dream

THE All Whites have fallen at the final hurdle of their run to the 2018 World Cup, going down 2-0 to a dominant Peru in their intercontinental playoff second leg in Lima. Goals in either half on Thursday afternoon (AEDT) to Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos broke Kiwi hearts in what was a resolute but ultimately uninspiring performance. With star ...

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Video steels the NBL’s Tsar

BRISBANE Bullets beware. Perennial powerhouse Perth are on the rebound from rare back-to-back losses and ready to make amends at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Friday night. The second-placed Wildcats lost both top-of-the-table clashes to New Zealand last week and the video review unearthed some home truths for the reigning NBL champions who are gunning for their third-straight title. Perth ...

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UFC scuffle in Sydney

[unable to retrieve full-text content]UFC: UFC welterweight Colby Covington claims he was punched by heavyweight Fabricio Werdum. Click here to Read from the source

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Lloyd hands Howley keys to Lodge

INTERNATIONAL experience has clinched Liam Howley the role as Lloyd Williams’ head trainer at Macedon Lodge. Howley, who worked in the UK for Darley, will take over from Robert Hickmott after Saturday’s Zipping Classic meeting at Sandown. Six-time Melbourne Cup-winning owner Williams said the time was right for Hickmott to branch out on his own after eight years in charge. ...

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PM: ‘Great job Socceroos!’

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Football: Malcolm Turnbull spoke to the crowd at the Socceroos parade. Click here to Read from the source

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Judgment day for cobalt appeal

DANNY O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh’s training futures will become clearer on Friday when the Supreme Court of Victoria’s Court Of Appeal hands down its judgment on a Racing Victoria cobalt appeal. RV appealed to the Supreme Court against a Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal decision to overturn Racing And Disciplinary Board’s disqualifications of O’Brien and Kav­anagh for allegedly treating horses ...

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Phillips: He’s more relaxed

[unable to retrieve full-text content]AFL: Tom Phillips talks about coach Buckley. Click here to Read from the source

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International Rules: West Coast’s Luke Shuey re-lives goal for Australia

Australia won the International Rules opener 63-53 against Ireland In Adelaide. West Coast and Australian midfielder Luke Shuey admits it was “different” knocking a critical goal through with his hand in Sunday’s International Rules win over Ireland and has urged Perth fans to get behind the team by packing Domain Stadium one last time on Saturday night. Shuey knocked the ...

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Re-Ty-rement: Maligned Hawk Ty Vickery hangs up the boots

Hawthorn’s Ty Vickery has announced his retirement from footy effective immediately. The 27-year-old, who joined Hawthorn during the 2016 free agency period, said he had plans to pursue other opportunities away from football. After the season the Herald Sun reported the Hawks might be open to trading the key forward/ruckman after he battled through his first season in brown and ...

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No Eagles interest for new Fremantle Dockers forward Brandon Matera

Fremantle recruit Brandon Matera has confirmed he didn’t receive an offer to come home from West Coast, while promising to get his uncle Phil into a Dockers jumper. Matera has started pre-season training a week early after returning to WA following 101 games in seven seasons at the Gold Coast Suns. The 25-year-old’s surname is synonymous with the Eagles, with ...

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