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2019 October
  • Fri, Oct 18, 2019
    Australia's women have made a bright start on the opening day of the WSL Pro Portugal with Macy Callaghan and Nikki Van Dijk defeating Lakey Peterson.
  • Thu, Oct 17, 2019
    A poem, meditation, and the story of Ritchie McCaw were all employed by milestone coach Lisa Alexander for the Diamonds' latest win.
  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019
    Queensland's tourism minister says she's 'gutted' the state has missed in its bid to host an NRL grand final amid reports NSW had secured a two-year deal.
  • Mon, Oct 14, 2019
    Lisa Alexander only has eyes on a win in her 100th match as coach of the Diamonds, as they take on New Zealand in game two of netball's Constellation Cup.
  • Sat, Oct 12, 2019
    Australian triathlete Cameron Wurf has followed much the same run training regime as Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge - albeit at a slower pace.
  • Fri, Oct 11, 2019
    Diamonds captain Caitlin Bassett says she's finally watched a replay of the netball World Cup final loss to New Zealand to prepare for the Constellation Cup.
  • Thu, Oct 10, 2019
    Sacked rugby union star Israel Folau says he didn't ever agree to a set of restrictions on his social media use proposed by Rugby Australia.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    Unbeaten world ranked professional cruiserweight Jai Opetaia will fight former world title contender Mark Flanagan in a big domestic boxing bout next month.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    Including the Coolangatta Gold in this year's national ironman and ironwoman series has taken competition in the iconic surf lifesaving event to another level.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    WA Police have investigated the alleged theft of shoes by a Tunisian soccer team from a sports store in Perth but say players believed their manager would pay.
  • Sun, Oct 06, 2019
    Heavyweight Tai Tuivasa has suffered a third straight UFC loss, but featherweight Megan Anderson has marked her first UFC bout in Australia with a win
  • Sat, Oct 05, 2019
    Featherweight contender Alexander Volkanovski is a fan of Robert Whittaker's but will be rooting for Israel Adesanya in Sunday's UFC middleweight title fight.
  • Sat, Oct 05, 2019
    NSW Police will run a high-visibility operation at the weekend's NRL grand final, with fans urged to keep the rivalry family-friendly and behave responsibly.
  • Sat, Oct 05, 2019
    Robert Whittaker and opponent Israel Adesanya have both come a long way in recent years heading into Sunday's UFC middleweight title fight in Melbourne.
  • Fri, Oct 04, 2019
    UFC debutant Justin Tafa has earned a promotion even before his first fight and is set to perform in front of by far the largest audience of his MMA career.
  • Thu, Oct 03, 2019
    Ex-world boxing champion Jeff Horn has copped criticism after announcing a re-match with Michael Zerafa following his shock loss to the middleweight in August.
  • Wed, Oct 02, 2019
    Advice from former world champion Danny Green has put the Moloney twins on the path for a world title with Andrew getting a chance in Melbourne next month.
2019 September
  • Sun, Sep 29, 2019
    Jessica Fox has all but confirmed her qualification for the Olympics with a silver medal in the women's K1 final at the canoe slalom world championships.
  • Fri, Sep 20, 2019
    Defending world champion Stephanie Gilmore has overcome a disappointing first ride to bounce back in her WSL Freshwater Pro tour event heat in California.
  • Thu, Sep 19, 2019
    The World Surf League's decision to award equal prize money for men and women a year ago is already boosting female surfing performance, Sally Fitzgibbons says.
  • Thu, Sep 19, 2019
    Stephanie Gilmore is loving a title race with her old sparring partners Sally Fitzgibbons and Carissa Moore on this year's World Surf League tour.


2019 October
  • Fri, Oct 18, 2019
    The Wallabies have spent much of the Rugby World Cup running into brick walls, which Michael Cheika has addressed by selecting Kurtley Beale against England.
  • Fri, Oct 18, 2019
    Departing Wallabies Will Genia and Samu Kerevi have described Jordan Petaia as a future Test great ahead of his midfield baptism of fire against England.
  • Thu, Oct 17, 2019
    Eddie Jones says he's 'proud' of what Michael Cheika has achieved with the Wallabies in a surprise declaration two days out from their World Cup quarter-final.
  • Thu, Oct 17, 2019
    Marika Koroibete has made a habit of slicing open opposition defences yet the electric Wallabies winger reckons he hasn't met his own Rugby World Cup targets.
  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019
    Lock Courtney Lawes has scotched a belief England will be below their best against Australia in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals because of a light schedule.
  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019
    Michael Cheika will answer a host of drawn-out questions in an instant when he unveils his Wallabies team for the Rugby World Cup quarter-final against England.
  • Tue, Oct 15, 2019
    Wallabies prop James Slipper says he's still haunted by his near match-losing play the last time he contested a Rugby World Cup quarter-final.
  • Mon, Oct 14, 2019
    Michael Cheika has faith in his team to beat England in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals but won' t bite on questions about Eddie Jones or his own future.
  • Mon, Oct 14, 2019
    Three of the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals will feature pit-rested teams playing against busy opponents, providing a measuring stick of what works best.
  • Sat, Oct 12, 2019
    Japan's extreme weather has forced the Wallabies to return to a familiar base to prepare for their probable Rugby World Cup quarter-final against England.
  • Thu, Oct 10, 2019
    Veteran Wallabies lock Rob Simmons is poised to play his 100th Test after a late flurry of changes to the bench to face Georgia at the Rugby World Cup.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    It's only a slim prospect but Super Typhoon Hagibis could help the Wallabies top their pool at the Rugby World Cup and gift them a preferred finals pathway.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    One former Wallabies teenage star, James O'Connor has advised a current one, Jordan Petaia, to remain grounded during the Rugby World Cup.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    James Slipper had drawn a line through his Wallabies career after testing positive to cocaine but he's back and breaking the mould at the Rugby World Cup.
  • Sun, Oct 06, 2019
    Kurtley Beale concedes he got a fright but never felt threatened by a streaker who made it on and off the field effortlessly during the World Cup match in Oita.
  • Sun, Oct 06, 2019
    Two-try star Tevita Kuridrani has set up a classic big man-small man duel with James O'Connor for the Wallabies outside centre berth at the Rugby World Cup.
  • Sat, Oct 05, 2019
    Muggy conditions and a feisty Uruguay will have the Wallabies devoting more attention to their handling in their third pool match at the Rugby World Cup.
  • Wed, Oct 02, 2019
    There's a big difference between starting and coming off the bench in Japan's humid Rugby World Cup conditions, according to Wallabies halfback Nic White.
  • Wed, Oct 02, 2019
    Jordan Petaia will become Austalia's youngest ever player at a Rugby World Cup after being named on the wing to face Uruguay this weekend.
  • Tue, Oct 01, 2019
    Christian Lealiifano is on a different program to other Wallabies at the Rugby World Cup to cater for what the cancer survivor's body has been through.
  • Tue, Oct 01, 2019
    Michael Hooper and David Pocock's inability to win turnover possession has been identified as a major concern for the Wallabies at the Rugby World Cup.
2019 September
  • Sun, Sep 29, 2019
    Confused Wallaby Samu Kerevi was stunned to be penalised for a bump off of a high-tackling Welsh defender during their Rugby World Cup loss in Tokyo.
  • Sat, Sep 28, 2019
    The Wallabies believe their history of cliffhangers against Wales is funnelling both teams into another tight contest in a crucial Rugby World Cup pool game.
  • Fri, Sep 27, 2019
    Wallabies coach Michael Chieka has subjected his backline to major surgery ahead of their clash with Wales but insists it was all part of a World Cup plan.
  • Fri, Sep 27, 2019
    Angry Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has circled the wagons following Reece Hodge's World Cup ban, stating "there's a bit of us versus everyone else".
  • Thu, Sep 26, 2019
    Former Wallabies World Cup captain Stirling Mortlock says World Rugby has made an example of Reece Hodge with the winger suspended for three matches.
  • Wed, Sep 25, 2019
    Will Genia is reminded of the latent talent a young James O'Connor possessed when watching the born-again Wallabies star at the Rugby World Cup.
  • Wed, Sep 25, 2019
    Wales may boast the best defence at the Rugby World Cup, but the Wallabies are confident they have the attacking blueprint to prevail in a crunch pool match.
  • Tue, Sep 24, 2019
    John McKee has responded to Michael Cheika's criticism that the Fiji coach "went behind his back" to refer Wallabies winger Reece Hodge for a World Cup citing.
  • Tue, Sep 24, 2019
    The memories of Australia's gutsy Rugby World Cup pool win over Wales four years ago are still fresh for Will Genia, who wants a repeat showing in Tokyo.
  • Mon, Sep 23, 2019
    Australia coach Michael Cheika has accused Fiji management of breaching the spirit of rugby by referring winger Reece Hodge for a Rugby World Cup citing.
  • Mon, Sep 23, 2019
    Dane Haylett-Petty is in the sort of form that could thrust him into a Wallabies starting winger role against Wales at the Rugby World Cup.
  • Sun, Sep 22, 2019
    Wallabies vice-captain Samu Kerevi says Fiji was the ideal springboard into facing Wales after holding their nerve in a dramatic Rugby World Cup opener.
  • Sat, Sep 21, 2019
    Wallabies winger Reece Hodge could face a Rugby World Cup judicial process after what appeared to be a dangerous tackle during the 39-21 win over Fiji.
  • Fri, Sep 20, 2019
    Scott Sio and Allan Alaalatoa will go a step further than their accomplished dads when they run out as starting props for the Wallabies at the Rugby World Cup.
  • Fri, Sep 20, 2019
    The Wallabies are a picture of focus on the eve of the ninth Rugby World Cup in Japan, eager to put the struggles of the last four years behind them.
  • Fri, Sep 20, 2019
    Wallabies back Matt Toomua has sounded the alert to defend in numbers against a Fiji side boasting some the Rugby World Cup's premier attackers.
  • Fri, Sep 20, 2019
    Ahead of his World Cup debut, Wallabies winger Marika Koroibete has signed a new deal with Rugby Australia and the Melbourne Rebels until the end of 2021.
  • Thu, Sep 19, 2019
    Michael Cheika says the expectations of Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle that the Wallabies reach the World Cup final are a step short of his own hopes.
  • Thu, Sep 19, 2019
    Wallabies Rugby World Cup starting hooker Tolu Latu has made the most of a final warning from Michael Cheika following his mid-season drink driving charge.


2019 October
  • Fri, Oct 18, 2019
    Pat Cummins has enjoyed a four-week break since sending down almost 300 overs on a marathon England tour and is confident his body is fresh for the summer.
  • Fri, Oct 18, 2019
    Aaron Finch is a notable omission for Victoria, who have elected to bat in their Sheffield Shield clash with Western Australia at the WACA Ground.
  • Thu, Oct 17, 2019
    Friday marks one year to the Twenty20 World Cup, with Australia's stars ready to drastically increase their T20 exposure in pursuit of a maiden men's title.
  • Thu, Oct 17, 2019
    A look at every squad's chances for the WBBL05 season, which begins on Friday when the Sydney Sixers play the Sydney Thunder.
  • Mon, Oct 14, 2019
    Australian Test allrounder Mitch Marsh faces a race against time to be fit for the home summer after breaking his hand when he punched a dressing-room wall.
  • Sun, Oct 13, 2019
    South Australia's Tom Cooper has finished unbeaten on 271 with their Sheffield Shield clash with Victoria at Junction Oval ending in a draw.
  • Sat, Oct 12, 2019
    Tim Paine wasn't keen to reflect on a drought-breaking Sheffield Shield century for Tasmania in Perth, 13 years after his previous first class ton at the WACA.
  • Fri, Oct 11, 2019
    Star cricketer Alyssa Healy says pregnancy was treated like an injury before, but a landmark parental leave scheme will extend women's careers in the sport.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    Alyssa Healy posted another unbeaten century against Sri Lanka to ensure Australia easily claimed a women's ODI world record 18th consecutive victory.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    English 20-year-old Tom Banton will play for the Brisbane Heat this season after a dominant home summer saw him elevated to the national T20 squad.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    A Test recall next month isn't Usman Khawaja's driving force as he prepares to lead Queensland in a star-studded Sheffield Shield opener against NSW.
  • Tue, Oct 08, 2019
    Australian opener David Warner will need to perform in the Sheffield Shield to retain his Test spot as selectors seek in-form batsmen to fill a shaky top six.
  • Tue, Oct 08, 2019
    Mitchell Starc will play all Sheffield Shield available to him before the first Test as he faces the first real fight for a spot in a home summer in four years.
  • Sat, Oct 05, 2019
    Australia continued their winning run with a strong bowling performance ensuring a 16th consecutive ODI victory by 157 runs against Sri Lanka in Brisbane.
  • Wed, Oct 02, 2019
    Alyssa Healy has cracked a world record women's T20 international score with an unbeaten 148 propelling Australia to a crushing won over Sri Lanka in Sydney.
  • Tue, Oct 01, 2019
    Brisbane Heat have secured the services of South African superstar AB de Villiers in a massive coup for the BBL franchise.
2019 September
  • Mon, Sep 30, 2019
    Western Australia maintained a perfect start to the season to move top after a tense one-day Cup win left NSW's campaign in peril.
  • Sun, Sep 29, 2019
    Australia's women cricketers admit they have to find a way to way halt Sri Lankan batting star Chamari Athapaththu despite winning their opening T20 match.
  • Sun, Sep 29, 2019
    Usman Khawaja has hit a century for Queensland who have made it three wins from thre in the one-day cup with holders Victoria the latest victim.
  • Fri, Sep 27, 2019
    Dumped midway through the Ashes series, Usman Khawaja returns to domestic cricket and will revert to a tried and tested formula to regain his Australian spot.
  • Thu, Sep 26, 2019
    New South Wales have slipped to a second straight defeat as South Australia got off the mark in the One Day Cup after demolishing the Blues' batting line-up.
  • Tue, Sep 24, 2019
    Queensland's free-flowing batsman helped maintained their side's perfect start to the one-day cup in a one-sided win over South Australia.
  • Fri, Sep 20, 2019
    Warriors captain Mitch Marsh will be rested, but opener Cameron Bancroft has been cleared to play for Saturday's one-day clash with Victoria at the WACA.
  • Fri, Sep 20, 2019
    West Australian paceman Jhye Richardson will make his return from a dislocated shoulder in Saturday's One Day Cup clash with Victoria at the WACA Ground.


2019 October
  • Fri, Oct 18, 2019
    Perth's Alex Grant is hoping for better luck this A-League campaign, with his hopes of appearing in last season's grand final dashed by glandular fever.
  • Thu, Oct 17, 2019
    Less than a year after making his international debut, Sydney FC right-back Rhyan Grant has become an automatic selection for Australia.
  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019
    Former Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore has been appointed as special advisor to the Australian Professional Football Clubs Association.
  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019
    Melbourne Victory have suffered an early injury blow in the A-League with German defender Tim Hoogland to miss up to six weeks with a quad injury.
  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019
    Scottish-born defender Harry Soutar has once again turned goalscorer for the Socceroos with double in a 7-1 World Cup qualifier win over Taiwan.
  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019
    A 7-1 thrashing of Taiwan in Kaohsiung has put Australia in control of their World Cup qualifying group but striker Adam Taggart knows tougher obstacles await.
  • Tue, Oct 15, 2019
    Western United is the A-League's newest club but they had a familiar name on the scoresheet this weekend - the league's best ever goalscorer, Besart Berisha.
  • Tue, Oct 15, 2019
    He's a globetrotting teenager with an Eton College education who came through Chelsea's academy, now Taiwan's Will Donkin can't wait to play the Socceroos.
  • Sun, Oct 13, 2019
    With a globe-trotting World Cup qualifying campaign and Australia's guest appearance at next year's Copa America, Mat Ryan loves the Socceroos' busy schedule.
  • Sun, Oct 13, 2019
    Brisbane have started life under new A-League coach Robbie Fowler with a 1-1 draw after snatching a late and controversial equaliser against Perth.
  • Sun, Oct 13, 2019
    Western Sydney have finally discovered how to win ugly and captain Mitch Duke hopes that and some height will help them pick up plenty more A-League points.
  • Sun, Oct 13, 2019
    Coach Markus Babbel will try to balance putting more work into some of his underdone Western Sydney players but keeping them fresh for their next A-League game.
  • Sat, Oct 12, 2019
    Mitchell Duke has converted a late penalty awarded after VAR intervention to complete a double in Western Sydney's 2-1 A-League home win over Central Coast.
  • Sat, Oct 12, 2019
    Winger Chris Ikonomidis says Perth Glory have moved on from their grand final disappointment and are eager to kick off their new A-League season.
  • Fri, Oct 11, 2019
    Melbourne Victory and Melbourne City have undergone A-League off-season change but there is no bigger absence from their season opener than Kevin Muscat.
  • Fri, Oct 11, 2019
    Western Sydney coach Markus Babbel is convinced his A-League club has better better spirit than last season, when he felt they had too many selfish players.
  • Fri, Oct 11, 2019
    Melbourne City must find a way to beat Melbourne Victory in the A-League derby without Jamie Maclaren, but coach Erick Mombaerts is confident he can improvise.
  • Fri, Oct 11, 2019
    Melbourne Victory coach Marco Kurz says his team will have to overcome a lack of competitive pre-season matches to beat Melbourne City in their A-League opener.
  • Fri, Oct 11, 2019
    Young Socceroos winger Awer Mabil says Australia must make the most of their chances in future World Cup qualifiers despite a 5-0 thumping of Nepal.
  • Thu, Oct 10, 2019
    Luke Brattan has enjoyed successful A-League stints at Brisbane Roar and Melbourne City and now faces the challenge of breaking into Sydney FC's midfield.
  • Thu, Oct 10, 2019
    Last season's grand final win has only increased the appetite for more success at Sydney FC as they prepare to kick off the A-League season in Adelaide.
  • Thu, Oct 10, 2019
    Perth Glory will field a new-look defence against Brisbane Roar following the departure of Matthew Spiranovic, Jason Davidson, Shane Lowry and Scott Neville.
  • Thu, Oct 10, 2019
    Tommy Oar's first A-League season at Central Coast was ruined by injury. Now the winger is fit, firing and keen to drive the Mariners back up the table.
  • Thu, Oct 10, 2019
    Scottish defender Harry Souttar qualifies to play for Australia through his mother and will debut in a World Cup qualifier against Group B minnows Nepal.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    A-League clubs and their players are keen to lead a push to bring active support - once a defining feature of the competition - back this season.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    Melbourne City have yet to secure any A-League silverware since joining the competition and their players are eager to change that.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    South Australian former Socceroos defender Ryan McGowan will make his A-League debut in Adelaide on Friday night but as a Sydney FC player.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    Months after being cheered by Perth fans in an A-League grand final, Brisbane recruit Scott Neville isn't expecting a warm welcome against the Glory on Sunday.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    Mark Rudan is prepared for a hostile reception when he returns to Wellington for the first time since leaving the Phoenix for A-League newcomers Western United.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    Melbourne Victory didn't win a Melbourne derby last season and they have lost the opening derby for the past three seasons so Thomas Deng wants that to change.
  • Tue, Oct 08, 2019
    A-League newcomers Western United are excited to make an impact on the competition - and their opponents are feeling enthused by their addition.
  • Tue, Oct 08, 2019
    Goalkeeper Mat Ryan has marked his arrival at Socceroos camp by winning the PFA player of the year award, just days after a big win over Tottenham.
  • Tue, Oct 08, 2019
    Scottish defender Harry Souttar qualifies for Australia through his mother and could debut in a World Cup qualifier against Nepal on Thursday.
  • Tue, Oct 08, 2019
    New Adelaide signing James Troisi insists returning to the Socceroos is the last thing on his mind after joining his hometown club on a two-year deal.
  • Tue, Oct 08, 2019
    Melbourne Victory will start their A-League campaign without Robbie Kruse, with the Socceroos winger ruled out of their derby with Melbourne City.
  • Tue, Oct 08, 2019
    Sunday's A-League opener between Wellington Phoenix and Western United takes Mark Rudan back to the Kiwi capital where he flourished last season.
  • Tue, Oct 08, 2019
    Young Australian footballers look set to get more chances in the A-League - and Melbourne City's Connor Metcalfe says it's exciting for the competition.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    After an off-season of administrative upheaval, the A-League is banking on its players to deliver when a crucial campaign kicks off this weekend.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    He was a late call-up for January's Asian Cup but Socceroos striker Apostolos Giannou is wasting no time for Thursday's World Cup qualifier against Nepal.
  • Sat, Oct 05, 2019
    His strike against Kuwait was his first goal for Australia in three years and Aaron Mooy looms as a vital cog in the Socceroos' journey to the 2022 World Cup.
  • Sat, Oct 05, 2019
    Melbourne Victory A-League forward Andrew Nabbout is intent on pushing his case for Socceroos selection as the the new domestic season approaches.
  • Sat, Oct 05, 2019
    Adelaide United have significantly bolstered their A-League squad, signing former Melbourne Victory midfielder James Troisi for the next two seasons.
  • Fri, Oct 04, 2019
    Melbourne Victory's Elvis Kamsoba is primed for a breakout season after making a meteoric rise from Victoria's NPL to the A-League.
  • Fri, Oct 04, 2019
    Alex Wilkinson will captain Sydney FC this season and says the Sky Blues are well aware they need to improve to keep at the front of the pack in the A-League.
  • Thu, Oct 03, 2019
    Last summer's A-League campaign was an all-round horror show for Brisbane's Jack Hingert but the fit-again defender believes the future is bright for the Roar.
  • Wed, Oct 02, 2019
    FFA Cup champions Adelaide United reached their fourth final in six years after edging a come-from-behind win over underdogs Central Coast Mariners.
  • Wed, Oct 02, 2019
    Brisbane Roar coach Robbie Fowler is loving every second of rebuilding the former A-League powerhouse with his first pre-season nearing an end.
  • Wed, Oct 02, 2019
    It was a step too far for his team but Brisbane Strikers coach Owen Baker believes a team outside the A-League reaching the FFA Cup final will happen.
  • Wed, Oct 02, 2019
    Kosta Barbarouses says securing his long-term future at a successful club was behind his off-season move from Melbourne Victory to A-League rivals Sydney FC.
  • Wed, Oct 02, 2019
    Sydney FC will kick off their A-League season with a tough away game in Adelaide but the defending champions are excited to finally start their title defence.
  • Tue, Oct 01, 2019
    After back-to-back seasons to forget, Central Coast are eager to repay long-suffering fans with success in Wednesday's FFA Cup semi-final against Adelaide.
  • Tue, Oct 01, 2019
    The storied career of Perth Glory cult hero Dino Djulbic will continue for at least another season after he made a miraculous recovery from a knee injury.
  • Tue, Oct 01, 2019
    A double by Socceroos striker Jamie Maclaren has led Melbourne City into the FFA Cup final with a 5-1 semi-final win over NPL Queensland team Brisbane Strikers.
  • Tue, Oct 01, 2019
    Robbie Kruse looks unlikely to feature in Melbourne Victory's A-League opener but coach Marco Kurz expects the Socceroo to have a big impact this season.
  • Tue, Oct 01, 2019
    Swedish striker Ola Toivonen will captain Melbourne Victory in the 2019-20 A-League season, with coach Marco Kurz choosing the 33-year-old as skipper.
2019 September
  • Mon, Sep 30, 2019
    Don't expect to see many superstar overseas players in the A-League over the next few years with the competition switching its focus to young local talent.
  • Mon, Sep 30, 2019
    Melbourne City coach Erick Mombaerts says it's important for the club to contend for the FFA Cup title and is confident ahead of the upcoming A-League season.
  • Mon, Sep 30, 2019
    Having already gone further than any Queensland club in FFA Cup history, Brisbane Strikers are aiming to become the first finalists from outside the A-League.
  • Fri, Sep 27, 2019
    Central Coast pair Ruon Tongyik and Abraham Majok are part of a large contingent of Australian-based players named to play for South Sudan next month.
  • Thu, Sep 26, 2019
    The A-League's decision to hold off on promoting the upcoming season until after the NRL and AFL grand finals has qualified support from the players' union.
  • Tue, Sep 24, 2019
    Injury may cost Callum Elder a Socceroos debut amid reports the young defender has been selected in Australia's squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers.
  • Mon, Sep 23, 2019
    Newcastle have suffered a massive injury setback weeks out from the start of the new A-League season with Irish import Wes Hoolahan undergoing ankle surgery.
  • Wed, Sep 18, 2019
    Newcastle Jets coach Ernie Merrick says for the good of Australian football, the number of foreigners allowed in the A-League should be reduced.


2019 October
  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019
    The drug which led to 34 Essendon players being banned in 2016 was only listed as a prohibited substance several months after the club stopped using it.
  • Mon, Oct 14, 2019
    Port Adelaide have denied co-captain Ollie Wines sought an AFL trade away from the club, emphasising the midfielder is a required player.
  • Mon, Oct 14, 2019
    Signing a two-year AFL contract extension, young key forward Ben King says he never wanted to leave Gold Coast and play with his twin brother Max at St Kilda.
  • Sat, Oct 12, 2019
    After the review which has cost Brett Burton and Scott Camporeale their jobs, Adelaide AFL chairman Rob Chapman has revealed he will stand down in a year.
  • Thu, Oct 10, 2019
    A bronze prototype statue immortalising AFLW star Tayla Harris' famous kick has a new home in Melbourne after being unveiled last month.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    Eagles coach Adam Simpson says his team's early finals exit this year was disappointing, but he believes the foundations are in place for a strong 2020.
  • Sun, Oct 06, 2019
    AFLW players and the AFL Players' Association will return to the negotiating table with a proposed CBA failing to garner enough support.
  • Sat, Oct 05, 2019
    Brodie Grundy strengthened his case for a long-term AFL contract by winning Collingwood's best and fairest, while Patrick Cripps made history at Carlton.
  • Sat, Oct 05, 2019
    Richmond chief Brendon Gale says the Tigers have asked the AFL why they've only received a second-round draft pick as compensation for losing Brandon Ellis.
  • Thu, Oct 03, 2019
    Gary Ablett has ended speculation about his AFL career, agreeing to a new deal, while fellow veteran Harry Taylor will also play next season for Geelong.
  • Thu, Oct 03, 2019
    A group of disgruntled AFLW players have been urged by their lawyers to reject a new CBA put forward by the AFLPA and the league.
2019 September
  • Sun, Sep 29, 2019
    GWS co-captain Phil Davis says the Giants will support AFL teammate Toby Greene, with his father remanded in custody for allegedly headbutting a policewoman.
  • Sun, Sep 29, 2019
    Richmond defender Bachar Houli's reputation as a big-game player continues to grow after his superb performance in the Tigers' AFL grand-final win over GWS.
  • Fri, Sep 27, 2019
    Richmond coach Damien Hardwick saw enough of Marlion Pickett in the VFL finals to be confident in how he will cope with a shock AFL debut in the grand final.
  • Fri, Sep 27, 2019
    Richmond ace Dustin Martin says a leg injury suffered in the preliminary final is just a little knock and he's fit to take on GWS in the AFL grand final.
  • Thu, Sep 26, 2019
    Kevin Sheedy has praised and criticised Giants forward Harry Himmelberg but believes the tall forward could be a weapon for GWS in Saturday's AFL grand final.
  • Thu, Sep 26, 2019
    Richmond's Jason Castagna says Matt de Boer's tough AFL tag on Dustin Martin was a good reminder for the Tigers to look out for their midfielders.
  • Thu, Sep 26, 2019
    Richmond will play GWS in an AFL grand final for the first time this Saturday, with the Tigers favoured to win a second premiership in three years..
  • Wed, Sep 25, 2019
    Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley doesn't think it will be a "battle" to keep Jamie Elliott, and is unconcerned about Brodie Grundy's immediate AFL future.
  • Wed, Sep 25, 2019
    Eagles forward Willie Rioli is facing a ban of up to four years after allegedly tampering with his urine sample and then returning a positive test weeks later.
  • Tue, Sep 24, 2019
    The AFL has named the three field umpires for Saturday's grand final, with well-known official Ray Chamberlain among those earning a call-up.
  • Tue, Sep 24, 2019
    Richmond defender Jayden Short had to fight through a serious elbow injury to get back into the side then cement his spot ahead of the AFL grand final.
  • Mon, Sep 23, 2019
    Collingwood assistant Justin Longmuir is among just a few remaining applicants for the Fremantle head coach role, with more formal talks to be held this week.
  • Mon, Sep 23, 2019
    Richmond's Dion Prestia says Jack Graham and Nathan Broad are out to prove their fitness but says anyone could step up to fill a role in the AFL grand final.
  • Mon, Sep 23, 2019
    GWS forward Jeremy Cameron says the birth of defender Sam Reid's first child with wife Elissa just adds to the excitement of the Giants' first AFL grand final.
  • Mon, Sep 23, 2019
    Even if he gets the job on Dustin Martin in Saturday's AFL grand final, GWS tagger Matt de Boer says it will take a team effort to stop the Richmond dynamo.
  • Sun, Sep 22, 2019
    Richmond mid-season recruit Marlion Pickett strengthened his case for an AFL grand final debut with a best-afield performance in the VFL grand final.
  • Sun, Sep 22, 2019
    Marlion Pickett pushed for an AFL grand final debut with a best-on-ground performance in the VFL decider, while Sydney Stack hasn't given up on his dream.
  • Sat, Sep 21, 2019
    The new AFL Review Centre is under fire after a crucial goal was allowed in the frenetic last quarter of the AFL preliminary final between Collingwood and GWS.
  • Sat, Sep 21, 2019
    Nathan Buckley says he felt worse after Collingwood's AFL preliminary final loss than he did after their 2018 grand final loss, and lamented 2019 as a "waste."
  • Sat, Sep 21, 2019
    Richmond's Bachar Houli can breathe a sigh of relief after the AFL match review officer found he had no case to answer over contact on Geelong's Gryan Miers.
  • Wed, Sep 18, 2019
    GWS will mount a last-ditch appeal after the AFL tribunal upheld Toby Greene's suspension for Saturday's AFL preliminary final against Collingwood.


2019 October
  • Thu, Oct 17, 2019
    Mal Meninga wants organisers to persist with the Nines at an international level, believing it will only increase in skill and as a showcase of rugby league.
  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019
    Gold Coast official and rugby league immortal Mal Meninga has labelled a call by a Titans sponsor to drop the club over Ryan James' grand final gaffe as "weak".
  • Tue, Oct 15, 2019
    James Tedesco is eying one of the few individual prizes not in his trophy cabinet as he chases a big international finish to his dominant year.
  • Tue, Oct 15, 2019
    Jillaroos coach Brad Donald says the equal pay in the Nines World Cup for female players is a reminder to his players of the women who came before them.
  • Mon, Oct 14, 2019
    North Queensland have confirmed the signing of NRL centre Esan Marsters, adding vital strength to a backline that has become depleted in the past year.
  • Fri, Oct 11, 2019
    Clint Gutherson has scored a hat-trick but Payne Haas and Scott Morrison have stolen the show in a 52-10 flogging of Fiji by the Prime Minister's XIII in Suva.
  • Thu, Oct 10, 2019
    Jackson Hastings is looking to end a year to remember with a starring role in the English Super League grand final for surprise packages Salford on Sunday..
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    Retired NRL star Cooper Cronk is among a star field in the running for The Don award at the Sport Australia Hall of Fame ceremony on Thursday night.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    Manly NRL player Joel Thompson is in a stable condition in hospital after smashing his head into rocks in an alcohol-fuelled incident during the long weekend.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    Cooper Cronk's two years at the Sydney Roosters will be enough to make him a life member as work begins on keeping him at the NRL club as a coach in 2020.
  • Tue, Oct 08, 2019
    New Zealand captain Dallin Watene-Zelezniak has credited Canterbury for helping him find his love for rugby league again after a messy start to the NRL season.
  • Tue, Oct 08, 2019
    Canberra lock Joe Tapine will miss a Test for the Kiwis after pleading guilty to making a high tackle in the NRL grand final against the Sydney Roosters.
  • Tue, Oct 08, 2019
    Canberra winger Jordan Rapana has been heavily linked with a move to Japanese rugby and was the only squad member missing from a post-grand final fan day.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    Jillaroos coach Brad Donald has named a strong squad for their Test against New Zealand in Wollongong with Millie Boyle set to become a dual international.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    While he's still in demand in the NRL as a coach or commentator, retired superstar Cooper Cronk says he's undecided about life beyond rugby league.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    Canberra five-eighth won the Clive Churchill Medal in a losing NRL grand final side and then 12 hours later was named in his first Australia squad.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    Canberra lock Joe Tapine has been cited for a high shot on his Sydney Roosters opposite number Victor Radley in the 19th minute of Sunday's NRL grand final.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    Luke Keary's ankle injury was far worse than the Sydney Roosters five-eighth let on, and he wouldn't have played in Sunday's decider had it been a round game.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    A club sanction delayed Payne Haas' entry into the NRL season but the Test hopeful says that time out helped him reach the heights he's since climbed.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    Canberra coach Ricky Stuart insists Jack Wighton was right to win the Clive Churchill Medal in a losing side, calling Roosters fans who booed him "wombats".
  • Sun, Oct 06, 2019
    Nick Cotric made his State of Origin debut in 2019 but missed most the series with injury. A grand final win for Canberra on Sunday will make up for that pain.
  • Sun, Oct 06, 2019
    Halfback Cooper Cronk has retired from the NRL a champion after the Sydney Roosters held on while he was sin-binned during the grand final against Canberra.
  • Sun, Oct 06, 2019
    Two-time premiership player and Sydney Roosters great Anthony Minichiello says he'd definitely play a fit Jake Friend in the grand final despite his injury run.
  • Sun, Oct 06, 2019
    Cameron Murray hopes his name is read out in the senior Kangaroos Test squad when coach Mal Meninga leads a bumper day of national selections on Monday.