Sabrina’s spring bulb tips

Most bulbs, including tulips, can be grown in pots. Picture: Mary Mills At last we have some cooler nights — this is the real start to autumn. Plants are triggered to react to autumn by the drop in air temperature, daylight hours and the soil temperature, meaning gardeners can now put themselves in autumn mode. For all the bulb lovers ...

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Roosters sweating on Napa's fitness

The Sydney Roosters could be without forward Dylan Napa for up to six weeks of NRL matches. The Sydney Roosters will sweat on the fitness of prop Dylan Napa after he suffered a suspected ankle syndesmosis injury. Napa was forced to walk himself off the field in the 18th minute of the Roosters’ 18-12 loss to Manly at Allianz Stadium ...

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NSW's fatal flood waters on the move

Flood waters are receding in the northern NSW town of Lismore but warnings remain in place for other communities in the region. Lismore was deluged on Friday after its levee was breached and Wilsons River peaked at 11.6m, marking the highest flood peak since 1974. Sports grounds, cars, and roads remained completely submerged in dark brown coloured water that pushed ...

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Walker finds NRL home in Manly centres

Manly officials are still lobbying the NSW government for a new centre of excellence, but they had one hiding in their halves all along. He comes in the form of Dylan Walker. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! Walker vowed that he wanted to spend the rest of his career in the centres of ...

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WA unions join forces to take on the Left

Premier Mark McGowan is at the centre of an escalating internal brawl, with some of the State’s most powerful unions joining forces to “democratise” WA Labor and push back at its dominant Left wing. The West Australian can reveal unions from the Left and Right have struck an historic pact to form a centralist super faction calling itself Progressive Labor. ...

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Up to four feared missing in floods

Authorities are concerned up to four people missing across Queensland may have fallen victim to floodwaters. Queensland State Disaster Coordinator Deputy Commissioner Stephen Gollschewski said desperate searches were now underway. “We currently have four people missing about whom we have serious concerns and have deployed significant resources of emergency services to search for those persons,” he said. The searches come ...

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WA Police charge three after out-of-control party in Yanchep

Police have charged three people after the out-of-control gathering.Picture: Generic image Three youths were charged after an out-of-control party in Yanchep last night, where police were confronted with an unruly mob and bottles being smashed on the road. Police were called to the disturbance in Shannon Street about 10.25pm and found up to 50 youths on the street acting disorderly. ...

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Nadal reaches fifth Miami Open final

Rafael Nadal was so eager to reach the Miami Open final that he ran out of his shoe. Chasing a shot in the second set of Friday’s (Saturday AEDT) semi-final against unseeded Fabio Fognini, Nadal lost his right sneaker – and the point. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! But the Spaniard quickly regained ...

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Mata injury adds to Manchester United woes

Manchester United have confirmed that midfielder Juan Mata underwent groin surgery. Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata is in danger of missing the rest of the season after undergoing groin surgery. The 28-year-old’s injury will prove a sizeable setback to boss Jose Mourinho, with United still chasing the Europa League title and battling for a top-four Premier League berth. Footy Tipping ...

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Important Bundesliga win for Hoffenheim

Hoffenheim have come from behind to win 3-1 at 10-man Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga on Friday. Hoffenheim have come from behind to win 3-1 at 10-man Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga on Friday (Saturday AEDT) to further boost their chances of playing Champions League football next season. Peter Pekarik opened the scoring for Hertha by drilling home next to ...

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