Swifts still have faith, says Hadley

NSW Swifts star Paige Hadley insists her team has the ability to upstage powerhouse opponents over the next fortnight, despite another loss which has them languishing near the foot of the Super Netball ladder. The Swifts must put behind them the frustration of blowing a six-goal lead over local rivals and competition front-runners Giants Netball – as well as a ...

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Raiders' Cotric humbles Eels' NRL defence

Canberra coach Ricky Stuart has likened young gun Nick Cotric to skipper Jarrod Croker after the 18-year-old scored a magnificent try in Canberra’s NRL victory over Parramatta. With the Eels cutting the margin to four points as they mounted a second-half comeback in Canberra on Saturday, Cotric announced his arrival in his fifth first-grade game with a moment of individual ...

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Bartel feels sorry for struggling Ablett

Former Geelong premiership player Jimmy Bartel feels sorry for ex-teammate Gary Ablett but doubts the Gold Coast will allow the veteran star to return home. The Suns have started the AFL season with consecutive losses, including a 102-point drubbing by Greater Western Sydney on Saturday. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! And two-time Brownlow ...

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Bulls edge Hawks, Clippers down Lakers

Jimmy Butler has scored 33 points and hit two free throws with 2.1 seconds left to lift the Chicago Bulls to a 106-104 victory over the Atlanta Hawks in the top-billed of five NBA fixtures on Saturday. Butler scored the Bulls’ final nine points, while his free throws gave them a two-point lead and capped a 15-4 run. Footy Tipping ...

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Qld braces for more floods, NSW cleans up

Five people have died due to major flooding across Queensland and New South Wales caused by ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Father-of-three Matthew Roser reportedly stopped breathing after suffering a panic attack at his Murwillumbah home in far north NSW about 2am on Friday. Floodwaters threatening the property are believed to have delayed emergency services from reaching the 46-year-old before he died. ...

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Sally Pearson back with blistering time

The tears came thick and fast when Sally Pearson realised she’d lifted herself back in to world championships contention. But not nearly as fast as she was in Sunday’s national 100m hurdles final at the 2017 Australian Athletics Championships, the Olympic champion recording her fastest time in nearly four years. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up ...

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NSW residents enter flood-ravaged homes

Sitting on a muddy chair in front of her flood-ravaged Lismore home, Georgena Schulz is counting small blessings. She says her household lost almost everything when about half a metre of water inundated the second storey during the town’s near-record flood. “I said if my guitar was alright then I wouldn’t complain about anything else,” she said as her brother ...

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Has a WA model caught the world’s fastest man?

Holly Young and Usain BoltPicture: NewsCorp The world’s fastest man is believed to be dating one of WA’s most beautiful women. Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt romanced Perth model Holly Young at a luxury hotel in Munich Germany this week. Bolt, 30, and Young, 23, have been seen dining at some of the city’s finest restaurants during their four-day rendezvous. It ...

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Boy killed in collision with bus after police chase

A 16-year-old boy in the Holden died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.Picture: The West Australian A 16-year-old boy has been killed in a fatal collision involving a bus in Kewdale last night. Major crash officers are investigating the incident which occurred at the intersection of Abernethy Road and Kewdale Road at about 10.05pm last night. A ...

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Leaky Eagles aim to fix up AFL defence

West Coast coach Adam Simpson is confident he can fix his team’s leaky defence after watching his team escape with a 19-point win over St Kilda on Saturday night. The Saints were unlucky not to come away with the win after producing six more scoring shots in an impressive effort. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up ...

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