Monster waves impress pro surfers at Drug Aware Margaret River Pro

World Surf League take note. As a cloud hangs over the future of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro, the region has shown off some of the biggest waves seen in Australian surfing competition history. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! Some of the best surfers in the world were treated to waves as ...

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Logan swamped by 'unpredictable' floods

Many homes threatened by the fast-moving Logan River floods in southeast Queensland appear to have been spared, after waters peaked at around 1974 levels. The Larry Storey Bridge was packed with curious locals around noon but they were cleared off as the forecast peak approached. Even so, the spectators were undeterred when the bridge was closed to traffic later on ...

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Liberals the party of the centre: Turnbull

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has staked the Liberals’ claim as the party of the centre, in a speech which also took aim at Labor over energy policy and its ties to the unions. Addressing the Liberal Victoria state council meeting in Melbourne on Saturday morning, Mr Turnbull evoked the spirit of Sir Robert Menzies. “Menzies was proudly liberal and conservative ...

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Aussie Minji Lee in the mix at LPGA major

Australia’s Minji Lee is just one shot behind at the ANA Inspiration LPGA women’s major. Australia’s top-ranked women’s golfer Minji Lee is just one shot off the pace, set by clubhouse leader Suzann Petersen, after her second round at the ANA Inspiration, the first LPGA major of the year. A birdie on the par-five 18th gave Norway’s two-times major champion ...

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In the back free kick to Paul Puopolo baffles in Hawthorn-Adelaide game at MCG

The AFL’s umpiring department is likely to be sent a please explain this week after a puzzling push-in-the-back call during Saturday’s game between Hawthorn and Adelaide at the MCG. With the game in the balance during the third quarter, Paul Poupolo appeared to be tackled fairly by David Mackay in the Hawks’ forward 50. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with ...

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Bolton keeping faith with baby Blues

Naming an unchanged side after a 43-point belting isn’t a sign that Carlton don’t have strength in their AFL list. It is, according to coach Brendon Bolton, a statement of faith in the young guns at the Blues. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! Whether that’s a sign that Carlton are content with developing ...

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Roar hopeful of post-career job for Broich

John Aloisi is hopeful coaching aspirant Thomas Broich will remain with Brisbane in some capacity. John Aloisi says Thomas Broich’s football brain is too valuable for Australian football to lose entirely as the Brisbane Roar veteran comes to the end of his glittering career. The 36-year-old German is out of contract at the end of the A-League season and is ...

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Video wouldn't have changed result: Glory

Coach Kenny Lowe has been told video reviewers would not have overturned Perth’s controversial penalty in the 1-1 draw with Adelaide United. Lowe says A-League officials testing the video process at the Coopers Stadium fixture would have upheld Diego Castro’s penalty on Friday. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! Video reviews will be trialled ...

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Darch disturbance: Man in critical condition after serious assault

Crash at the corner of Harris and Pembroke in Bicton resulting in fatality possibly due to Police pursuit. The Police car involved. ###Please check legals### Car Rego obscured for sensitivity to family### 12/02/13 Picture : Lincoln Baker/The West Australian. ***Fairfax Online/Financial Review Out*** A 26-year-old man is in critical condition after receiving head injuries during a disturbance in Darch early ...

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Quokka selfies, beaches on Lady Kitty Spencer’s Perth bucket list

Princess Diana’s niece, Lady Kitty Spencer, is in Perth for the Bentley Polo in the Valley this weekend.Picture: Michael Wilson A laze on one of WA’s best-loved beaches, a quokka selfie and a cuddle with the local fauna are on Lady Kitty Spencer’s bucket list during her whistle-stop tour of Perth. The niece of the late Princess Diana is in ...

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