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2020 September
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    Former Australian opener Michael Slater says Brett Lee spent up to 30 minutes trying to save the life of cricketing great Dean Jones before paramedics arrived.
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    Australian cricket great Dean Jones has died of a heart attack aged 59, shocking the sporting world after he starred as a player, coach and commentator.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Former Australia cricketer Dean Jones has died of a heart attack, aged 59, while overseas to commentate on the Indian Premier League.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    South Australia will be the host hub for the first four rounds of the Sheffield Shield season, which gets under way on October 10.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Australian opener Beth Mooney says she's learning to be more assertive at the crease as she prepares to start the summer as the world's top-ranked T20 batter.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Complexities surrounding COVID-19 bubbles could see Australian cricketers be forced away from their families at Christmas in the lead-up the Boxing Day Test.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Alyssa Healy says she could introduce some new strokes to her game when Australia returns to action against New Zealand in a Twenty20 international on Saturday.
  • Mon, Sep 21, 2020
    Australian coach Justin Langer doesn't foresee any changes to the Test squad for the series against India despite 11 months in between red-ball games.
  • Mon, Sep 21, 2020
    Australian coach Justin Langer knew Steve Smith would be a long odds to play in their rapid-fire ODI series against England after copping a blow at training.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey have inspired Australia to a come-from-the-dead victory over England and claim the three-match ODI series in Manchester.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    The prospect of the majority of the 2020-21 cricket season being played in front of empty stands, as Cricket Australia once feared, looks increasingly unlikely.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Australia coach Justin Langer could see the blood drain from his cricketers' faces when told what coming months will look like in terms of COVID-19 protocols.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Australia's Steve Smith misses out again as England captain Eoin Morgan opted to bat first after winning the toss in the third and final ODI in Manchester.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Seven West Media has doubled down on its spat with Cricket Australia, delivering a partial payment rather than the $25 million it was due to pay.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    Cricket Australia is close to finalising an international schedule for 2020-21 as it waits to see whether a payment from its free-to-air broadcaster arrives.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    The commentators might have thought Australia were cruising in their ODI run chase, but paceman Pat Cummins says the Old Trafford wicket made batting difficult.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Australia have gone 1-0 up in their three-match ODI series against England after overcoming the world champions by 19 runs at Old Trafford in Manchester.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    A new hotel at Adelaide Oval will allow Justin Langer's team to train when they return home and quarantine after a tour of England.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Cricket Australia to overhaul its Big Bash League schedule, with the Twenty20 competition to be run as a roadshow this summer.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Australia captain Aaron Finch says his side's inconsistent one-day form is reflected in the fact they sit fifth on the International Cricket Council rankings.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Cricket Australia says one social-media user's racist and uneducated attack on Indigenous allrounder Dan Christian shows 'just how far we still have to go'.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Josh Hazlewood says one red-ball game in Australia will be enough to prepare for the home Test summer, adding he'd like the Indian series to start in Brisbane.


2020 September
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    How the leading French Open men's contenders and best Australian hope shape up ahead of the Paris grand slam starting on Sunday.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Rising Australian tennis talents Marc Polmans and Aleksandar Vukic are one tantalising win away from making the French Open main draw for the first time.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    With women's world No.1 and defending champion Ashleigh Barty not playing, US Open quarter-finalist Alex de Minaur will lead Australia's French Open assault.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    World No.3 Dominic Thiem has ended Australian tennis star Alex de Minaur's breakout run to the US Open quarter-finals with a straight-sets win in New York.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Jordan Thompson has overcome John Millman in a three-sets scrap on clay in Austria as attentions for the Australians turned toward this month's French Open.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    How Alex de Minaur and Dominic Thiem match up for their US Open quarter-final at Flushing Meadows on Thursday.


2020 September
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika will try to plot their downfall after joining Argentina coach Mario Ledesma's staff for the Rugby Championship.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    New Zealand Rugby say they didn't agree to the Rugby Championship schedule and are disappointed their players may now miss Christmas with their families.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Lock Matt Philip admits the last time he played for the Wallabies he was along for the ride but with three more years experience he's ready for another crack.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Rugby Australia says they aren't to blame for the Rugby Championships schedule that might force the All Blacks to miss spending Christmas with their families.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Injury concerns for Matt Toomua and Noah Lolesio's confident return in the Super Rugby AU finale have the emerging No.10 in the frame for a Wallabies debut.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Qantas will cut ties with Rugby Australia and other national sporting bodies at the end of 2020, citing the impact of COVID-19 on the airline industry.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Centre Irae Simone says his parents have dug out a video of him as a youngster saying he wanted to play for the Wallabies, despite growing up in New Zealand.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Jordan Petaia is in camp with the Wallabies and there are hopes he can recover from a hip injury to play in the opening Bledisloe Cup Test in Wellington.
  • Mon, Sep 21, 2020
    After helping the Brumbies to the Super Rugby AU title, Brumbies winger Tom Wright is heading into his first Wallabies camp with the Bledisloe Cup beckoning.
  • Sun, Sep 20, 2020
    Brumbies coach Dan McKellar is backing Super Rugby AU final hero Noah Lolesio to wear the Wallabies' No.10 jumper against the All Blacks next month.
  • Sun, Sep 20, 2020
    Queensland Reds coach Brad Thorn is considering his future at the franchise after watching his exciting young team fall short in the Super Rugby AU final.
  • Sun, Sep 20, 2020
    Wallabies stalwart James Slipper says Dave Rennie's new-look squad should take confidence out of the Super Rugby AU season but not get over-excited.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    The Brumbies have rolled the dice by naming Noah Lolesio at five-eighth for the Super Rugby AU grand final against Queensland, despite not playing since July.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    Buoyed by the standard of Super Rugby AU, former Wallabies captain Ben Mowen has played down the threat of player defections diminishing the domestic product.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Former Brumbies captain Ben Mowen is wary of the Queensland Reds' momentum as Saturday's Super Rugby AU final in Canberra looms.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    It was controversial at the time but Brad Thorn's decision to axe Wallabies playmaker Quade Cooper amid a rebuild of the Queensland Reds is reaping rewards.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Toutai Kefu sees plenty of himself in Queensland Reds' No.8 Harry Wilson, who he says could be "one of the greats" before a potential Test debut this year.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Forwards coach Laurie Fisher was part of the Brumbies' two Super Rugby titles and says their Test players must lead in the decider against the Queensland Reds.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    The NZ government will ease quarantine to appease Wallabies coach Dave Rennie, who said his team would be unable to prepare properly for the Bledisloe Tests.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    After an acrimonious exit from Queensland rugby in 2015, James O'Connor's redemption will be complete if can lead the Reds to victory over the Brumbies.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Western Force coach Tim Sampson will be at the helm for another two years after signing a new deal with the Super Rugby AU outfit.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    Queensland Reds centre Hunter Paisami has revealed he was burning off nervous energy cleaning his house when he told he was in the Wallabies squad.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    While the Queensland Reds battled their way into the Super Rugby AU final, the Brumbies put their feet up and will be at full strength for the showdown.
  • Sun, Sep 13, 2020
    New Wallabies coach Dave Rennie says they won't play an October 10 Test in New Zealand unless the country's quarantine procedures are relaxed.
  • Sun, Sep 13, 2020
    Only half of the Wallabies' World Cup squad of last year remains as new coach Dave Rennie turned to youth and current form in his first squad named on Sunday.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    The Queensland Reds have qualified for the Super Rugby final against the Brumbies after beating the Melbourne Rebels in an injury-riddled contest in Brisbane.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    The Rugby Championship will be staged in Australia in November-December, with initial host New Zealand set to stage two Bledisloe Cup Tests in October.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Feeling in career-best form, Melbourne hooker Jordan Uelese says his team is confident they can upset Queensland in the Super Rugby AU qualifying final.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    The Queensland Reds hope to turn their defence into attack when they meet the Melbourne Rebels on Saturday for a spot in the Super Rugby AU final.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Rugby Australia have announced a change to the Wallabies selection policy for 2020 to allow two overseas-based players to join the squad to add extra depth.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Melbourne coach Dave Wessels has named two openside flankers in his back row as they look to shut down the Reds' attacking trio in Saturday's Super Rugby final.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    The Queensland Reds are looking to build on their winning momentum as they keep the same line-up for their Super Rugby AU final against the Melbourne Rebels.


2020 September
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    Boyd Cordner has been his usual focused self ahead of his NRL return from a third concussion in three months, according to Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson.
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    North Queensland interim coach Josh Hannay has confirmed winger Kyle Feldt will opt for surgery rather than vie for a Queensland State of Origin 2020 debut.
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    Darius Boyd is convinced Brisbane will bounce back from collecting their first NRL wooden spoon next year - and believes Kevin Walters is the man to inspire it.
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    Valentine Holmes is facing the prospect of missing Queensland's State of Origin opener after being hit with a shoulder charge by the match review committee.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Sending veteran fullback Darius Boyd into NRL retirement on a high will be Brisbane's primary motivation for Thursday's derby against North Queensland.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Australia rugby sevens champion Charlotte Caslick has made the code switch to play NRLW for the Sydney Roosters and she admits to nerves.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Corey Allan has the biggest games of his NRL career ahead in the finals for South Sydney at No.1 but advice from Latrell Mitchell and Greg Inglis will help.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Brisbane will collect the NRL wooden spoon for the first time in their 33-season history after suffering a 32-16 loss to North Queensland on Thursday night.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Wayne Bennett has declared Redcliffe are the only logical option to be added to the NRL if the competition expands to a 17th team in coming years.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Canberra's Ricky Stuart considered the likelihood of his team having any realistic shot at the NRL's top four before resting nine players for the last round.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Gold Coast coach Justin Holbrook believes big-money recruit David Fifita may yet be fit for this year's State of Origin series despite looming ankle surgery.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Cronulla's veteran prop Andrew Fifita says he's driven by criticism the Sharks aren't good enough to play NRL finals after failing to beat a top eight side.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Sydney Roosters co-captain Jake Friend will stay at the club in 2021, with the hooker revealing a new deal is all but sorted ahead of the finals.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Josh Morris says he has no interest in playing State of Origin this year and won't be tempted into a second comeback if the call comes from Brad Fittler.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Brisbane interim coach Peter Gentle admits it is frustrating for Thursday's NRL derby against North Queensland to be subject to experimental rule changes.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Two NRLW matches will be played before a men's game in each week of the finals, with significant breaks between fixtures to ensure they are COVID-19 compliant.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Penrith have engaged lawyers and cyber investigators after what they claimed were false allegations being spread on social media about the NRL club.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Sia Soliola hasn't played NRL for Canberra since badly fracturing his face in July, but insists being hit hard by reserves at training has him ready to return.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    NRL boss Andrew Abdo has warned Ricky Stuart about his behaviour, while Craig Bellamy says he has escaped with a warning for giving Cameron Smith the finger.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Veteran Warriors recruiter Peter O'Sullivan claims Addin Fonua-Blake's signature on a three-year deal can be one of the most vital in the NRL club's history.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Players' player in Queensland's State of Origin series last year, Ben Hunt will be fit to suit up in November in some welcome news for coach Kevin Walters.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Danny Levi will not be re-signed by Manly for next season but the former Kiwi Test hooker wants to stay in the NRL and insists he still has plenty to offer.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Several rules surrounding the scrum, offside penalties and the use of the bunker will be trialled in two dead rubbers during the final round of the NRL.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    South Sydney have won just two games all year against fellow top-eight teams but know their final-round shot at the Sydney Roosters is a big one before finals.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Almost 30 players from the NRL's top-eight clubs will be rested from the final round of the season, with Melbourne accounting for 12 of those and Canberra nine.
  • Mon, Sep 21, 2020
    Graham Annesley has provided some support for his officials after Canberra coach Ricky Stuart added more fuel to the flame after their win over the Warriors.
  • Mon, Sep 21, 2020
    Gold Coast-bound backrower David Fifita will have surgery to repair his injured ankle in a move that could rule him out of Queensland's State of Origin series.
  • Sun, Sep 20, 2020
    The NRL season of Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has ended a week early after he suffered a hamstring injury in Sunday's loss to Canberra.
  • Sun, Sep 20, 2020
    Canberra have stayed within striking distance of the top four with a 12-point win over the Warriors, but coach Ricky Stuart was furious with the refereeing.
  • Sun, Sep 20, 2020
    Tom Trbojevic says he'll definitely be fit to play for NSW in this year's State of Origin series despite being ruled out of Manly's final-round NRL clash.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    NRL minor premiers Penrith are likely to rest more players from next week's final regular-season clash against Canterbury as they prepare for the finals.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    The NRL has issued Canberra's Curtis Scott with a breach notice for bringing the game into disrepute and breaking the league's alcohol consumption policies.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    Parramatta prop Junior Paulo will be free to play in the final round of the NRL if he accepts a dangerous contact charge for a hip-drop tackle on David Fifita.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    The NRL has fined Melbourne prop Christian Welch $20,000 for breaking the Storm's biosecurity bubble by having an unregistered guest at the team's hub.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    Gold Coast shape as the most exciting team to watch from outside this year's finals in 2021 after they chalked up their fourth straight NRL win on Saturday.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    The Warriors are just over a week away from returning to New Zealand but CEO Cameron George believes 2020 can be a turning point in the club's history.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Cronulla Sharks coach John Morris believes its highly unlikely Matt Moylan will play again for the NRL club in 2020 after yet another hamstring injury.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    North Queensland caretaker coach Josh Hannay has cast doubt over Michael Morgan's chances of recovering from injury in time for State of Origin in November.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    As two more of their 2015 NRL grand final heroes prepare to leave the club, North Queensland could do worse than replicating Penrith's pathway to success.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Penrith have extended their winning streak to 14 and claimed the NRL minor premiership with a 32-12 rout of North Queensland in Townsville.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    While Melbourne were rocked to lose Origin prop Christian Welch for a COVID-19 breach, coach Craig Bellamy says they're excited to take on Harry Grant's Tigers.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    James Tamou will provide some much needed experience at Wests Tigers next season, signing a two-year deal to move to the club from Penrith.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Manly coach Des Hasler has confirmed Tom Trbojevic will play his first NRL game since June when he returns at fullback for the Sea Eagles against Gold Coast.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Mitchell Aubusson will become the most-capped Sydney Rooster in their 112-year history but his club-first character has been there from his days as a teenager.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    Canterbury NRL captain Josh Jackson has led the Bulldogs through one of their toughest on-field patches but will make history of his own on Thursday night.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    The NRL will host crowds of up to 50 per cent capacity in major stadiums for the finals, meaning up to 40,000 fans will be able to attend the grand final.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    Gold Coast captain Kevin Proctor is eager to repay the Titans' faith in him after agreeing a contract to stay at the club for the 2021 NRL season.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    While the Raiders are gunning for a top four spot, Canberra halfback George Williams says with nothing on the line the Warriors are a danger in their NRL clash.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    NSW and Queensland are still trying to decide how to best pick their State of Origin squads, about a week out from the end of the NRL's regular season.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Manly forward Addin Fonua-Blake has been granted permission to talk to rival NRL clubs about an exit from Sydney, with the Warriors a possible new home.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Canberra centre Curtis Scott's NRL season could be over due to a leg injury, although a metal plate is blocking scans from showing if it is fractured.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Wayne Bennett says a decision not to allow teenage sensation Joseph Suaalii a get-out clause in an extended South Sydney NRL contract is not negotiable.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Canberra have made Josh Papalii a Raider for life with the star prop signing a deal that could see him at the NRL club until the end of 2025.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    North Queensland's Gavin Cooper insists his departure from the NRL club isn't a retirement decision but his plans to play on are being hampered by COVID-19.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Brisbane skipper Alex Glenn says young half Brodie Croft suffered a nasty blow when his head hit a teammate's hip and he was knocked out at Broncos training.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    North Queensland premiership-winning veteran Gavin Cooper has announced he'll be leaving the NRL club at the end of season.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    North Queensland are set to lose forward pair Josh McGuire and John Asiata for Friday's NRL match against Penrith, with both facing bans.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    Parramatta's Ryan Matterson was told by a teacher he wouldn't make it as a rugby league player but on Friday he will play game 100 in the NRL.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    NRL head of football Graham Annesley has hinted at changes to the bunker's process after a wrong call was made against the Sydney Roosters on Saturday night.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    South Sydney young gun Campbell Graham says they are behind Dane Gagai, who will miss their NRL clash with Canterbury after only just returning from injury.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    James Tamou hopes to have his NRL future resolved shortly, but is resigned to the fact it won't be at Penrith after agreeing their youth should be the priority.
  • Sun, Sep 13, 2020
    After a record ninth straight NRL loss, interim coach Peter Gentle says Brisbane needs a veteran playmaker amid speculation linking Kieran Foran to the club.
  • Sun, Sep 13, 2020
    Melbourne have run in six tries to beat North Queensland 36-20, setting up the Sunshine Coast Stadium win with a dominant first half in their NRL clash.
  • Sun, Sep 13, 2020
    Gold Coast coach Justin Holbrook is unfazed by Titans-bound David Fifita's misfiring display in Brisbane's 18-6 NRL loss.
  • Sun, Sep 13, 2020
    Hudson Young missed last year's run to the NRL grand final through suspension but the Canberra lock is in career-best form on the eve of this year's finals.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Parramatta have scored just two points combined in their past two NRL matches against top-eight teams, but Brad Arthur insists there is no cause for concern.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Manly coach Des Hasler is clinging to the hope that the Sea Eagles can scrape into the NRL finals after keeping their season alive with victory over Canterbury.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Penrith will start turning their attention to next month's NRL's finals after securing their first top-two spot in a decade with two rounds still to play.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Canberra have kept pace with the race for the NRL's top four as Jack Wighton starred and their middles dominated St George Illawarra with a 37-8 flogging.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Nathan Cleary has detailed how a session with AFL club Richmond improved his kicking game, booting four 40-20s this year after barely kicking one previously.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Melbourne forward Tui Kamikamica is set to play his first NRL game in almost six months against North Queensland, with winger Suliasi Vunivalu also returning.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Luke Brooks and Dane Gagai will both miss one NRL game if they take early guilty pleas for their roles in a fiery brawl in Wests Tigers' loss to South Sydney.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary says the side learned tough lessons in their loss to Parramatta earlier this year, which has helped them on a 12-match winning streak.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Manly coach Des Hasler will resist handing an NRL debut to a third Trbojevic brother at the club this weekend when the Sea Eagles play Canterbury.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Returning Brisbane captain Alex Glenn says the NRL side's new coach must be able to reinstate "what the club is all about" after a season of distraction.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Manly have kept their mathematical finals hopes alive and left Canterbury anchored to the bottom of the NRL ladder with a 32-20 comeback win over the Bulldogs.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Sia Soliola will have to wait another week for his NRL return after Josh Papalii was cleared to take his place in the Canberra pack against St George Illawarra.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Cody Walker is back playing the football that made him NSW's first choice five-eighth last season, helping South Sydney's attack fire before the NRL's finals.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Canterbury interim coach Steve Georgallis feels his NRL team deserve better than the wooden spoon, and have three games to try to move off the bottom.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire says he has spoken to Josh Addo-Carr about joining the NRL club but won't be releasing a fan favourite.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary has praised James Tamou's leadership as the former Test prop looks set to join Wests Tigers next season.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Melbourne flyer Suliasi Vunivalu is looking to make up for lost time on the NRL field and at the buffet after a fractured jaw kept him out for four weeks.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Penrith will go after a record-extending 13th NRL win in a row when they face Parramatta but for a third of their squad such a winning streak is nothing new.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Sydney Roosters second-rower Angus Crichton hopes time spent in the middle on his return from a knee injury can fast-track his match fitness before NRL finals.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Incoming St George Illawarra coach Anthony Griffin believes Ben Hunt can star in the halves again after spending the majority of this year at hooker.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Warriors coach Todd Payten is expecting a finals-like feel to their NRL showdown with Cronulla with both teams scrapping for a place in the playoffs.


2020 September
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    A pregnant Gretel Bueta is a surprise selection in 19-player Diamonds squad, which is the first named by new Australian coach Stacey Marinkovich.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    With finals looming, Super Netball players will now receive at least 90 per cent of their salaries, up from 70 per cent, in a new pay deal.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Queensland Firebirds say the decision not to play Jemma Mi Mi in Super Netball's Indigenous round was strategic but admit they misread community expectations.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Netball's 2020 Constellation Cup series has been postponed until early next year, meaning a delayed competitive start for incoming coach Stacey Marinkovich.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    Paige Hadley stepped up in the absence of captain Maddy Proud to lead the NSW Swifts to a 57-54 Super Netball win against the Adelaide Thunderbirds on Saturday.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    The NSW Swifts are determined to stop their losing run and resurrect their Super Netball title defence when they take on the Adelaide Thunderbirds in Cairns.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews says the Boxing Day Test and Australian Open will be held in Melbourne and he is aiming for crowds to attend both events.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    Tyler Wright has won the Tweed Coast Pro with a dominant performance in the final against another former world surfing champion Stephanie Gilmore.
  • Sun, Sep 13, 2020
    Karla Pretorius' 100th game was a memorable milestone for the Sunshine Coast Lightning defender as her side beat the Queensland Firebirds in Super Netball.
  • Sun, Sep 13, 2020
    Australia's four Olympic surfers Stephanie Gilmore, Sally Fitzgibbons, Owen Wright and Julian Wilson are all through the quarter-finals of the Tweed Coast Pro.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Jhaniele Fowler set a new high mark for goals scored in a Super Netball match as the West Coast Fever knocked off defending champions the NSW Swifts.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    West Coast Fever are unbeaten in their past five games and goal defence Stacey Francis says they are excited for the challenge of taking on the NSW Swifts.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Former Australian goal attack Nat Medhurst has announced her retirement from netball while on maternity leave from her Collingwood Super Netball team.


2020 September
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    Brisbane's All-Australian fullback Harris Andrews put his hamstring to the test in a full-speed training hit out on Friday to prove his finals fitness.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    The 2020 All-Australian team will be named among a host of individual accolades in a virtual presentation of some of the AFL's major awards on Thursday night.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Geelong star Patrick Dangerfield has been named All-Australian captain for the first time, with Port Adelaide midfielder Travis Boak selected as his deputy.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Port Adelaide's Jack Watts has retired, with the former No.1 AFL draft pick citing the mental and physical toll in trying to recover from a horror leg injury.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Brisbane star Lachie Neale took home two prized individual honours from the AFL's awards night as the All-Australian team featured 12 first-time selections.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Allrounder Mitch Marsh has been ruled out of the rest of the IPL season, but Australia are hopeful he won't miss the start of the home international summer.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Brisbane star Lachie Neale has claimed the AFL Players' Association MVP award for the first time as he prepares to lead the Lions' premiership charge.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    After making a successful return from multiple knee reconstructions, Carlton AFL co-captain Sam Docherty has signed a contract extension until the end of 2023.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Injured Western Bulldogs forwards Aaron Naughton and Mitch Wallis remain on track to feature in next Saturday's AFL elimination final against St Kilda.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    He tore Port Adelaide apart earlier this year but Geelong forward Tom Hawkins expects a different challenge from the Power when the AFL finals start next week.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Brownlow Medal favourite Lachie Neale is likely to collect two major individual prizes at a bumper AFL awards ceremony on Thursday night.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Coleman Medal winner Tom Hawkins believes Geelong absolutely have to explore the possibility of recruiting Essendon's Joe Daniher to his AFL club.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Star forward Charlie Dixon was held to one goal on Monday night but AFL minor premiers Port Adelaide still managed to kick a winning score against Collingwood.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    St Kilda feared they would have to play their elimination final against the Bulldogs in Adelaide, but the AFL have granted their wish to play at the Gabba.
  • Mon, Sep 21, 2020
    Geelong captain Joel Selwood was an important contributor in the win over Sydney and is now readying himself for the Cats' AFL premiership tilt.
  • Mon, Sep 21, 2020
    St Kilda coach Brett Ratten says the Saints will embrace any venue as the AFL considers scheduling the club's first final in nine years at the Adelaide Oval.
  • Sun, Sep 20, 2020
    Carlton coach David Teague doesn't think mass changes to the playing list are required for the Blues to mount a serious AFL finals challenge next season.
  • Sun, Sep 20, 2020
    Geelong trailed injury-ravaged Sydney for more than three quarters of their AFL clash on Sunday but rallied late in the match to win by six points.
  • Sun, Sep 20, 2020
    Retiring stalwart Paul Puopolo kicked three goals as Hawthorn trounced Gold Coast by 51 points in Sunday's AFL game at Adelaide Oval.
  • Sun, Sep 20, 2020
    Brisbane coach Chris Fagan is bullish about his side's chances of going deeper into the AFL finals this season than last year's straight-sets exit.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    The Western Bulldogs need a win or a draw against Fremantle to seal an AFL finals spot after Melbourne beat Essendon on Saturday.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    Incoming Essendon coach Ben Rutten says Joe Daniher knows where he sits about his AFL future at the Bombers and the ball is in his court to make a decision.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson says the Hawks are mindful of not losing too many veterans ahead of calls on Issac Smith, James Frawley and Ricky Henderson.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    Leon Cameron didn't shy away from the damage this season had done to GWS's reputation, but isn't sure wholesale changes are the answer.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    Logistical issues around COVID-19 quarantine protocols have seen Steele Sidebottom ruled out of returning for Collingwood's AFL finals campaign.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Geelong coach Chris Scott says his AFL side will embrace the added pressure that comes with a single result deciding whether they finish in the top four.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Queensland will host the majority of the upcoming AFL finals series and dew on grounds in the Sunshine State has led to growing fears over ugly play.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    North Melbourne defender Majak Daw is one of 11 Kangaroos players to be delisted after the club's disappointing AFL season ended on Thursday night.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Melbourne must beat Essendon in John Worsfold's final game as Bombers coach, but also require other results to go their way to secure an AFL finals spot.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    West Coast need at least one result to fall their way over the weekend if they are to lock in an AFL top-four berth and finals double-chance.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Shaun Smith has received a $1.4 million concussion damages payout after suffering a "total and permanent disablement" as a result of repeated head knocks.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says it is humbling to equal four-time premiership mentor Tom Hafey for the most senior games coached at the Tigers.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Brisbane coach Chris Fagan has named veteran ruckman Stefan Martin for Saturday's match against Carlton as the Lions chase a maiden AFL minor premiership.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    St Kilda have run away from GWS to win by 52 points and qualify for the AFL finals for the first time since 2011 and end the Giants season in ugly fashion.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    John Worsfold has urged Essendon supporters to back successor Ben Rutten as he prepares for the final game of his five-year tenure as the AFL club's coach.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    The AFL has frozen ticket prices for the 2020 finals series and will allocate more than half the grand final tickets to members of the competing clubs.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    GWS have recalled captain Stephen Coniglio and forward Jake Riccardi as they hunt a final-round victory over St Kilda to stay in the mix for the AFL finals.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury says it's up to others to decide where he sits among the club's all-time greats, but he's proud of his achievements.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    Scans have revealed Tom Lynch's hamstring injury is not as bad as first thought and the Richmond forward will likely play in the Tigers' first AFL final.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    St Kilda coach Brett Ratten says experienced midfielder Dan Hannebery is "more likely than unlikely" to return in the Saints crunch AFL clash with GWS.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Even if star West Coast midfielder Elliot Yeo is able to return for the AFL finals, there are doubts as to whether he will have his trademark explosiveness.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Leon Cameron says speculation about Stephen Coniglio has been far fetched, with the GWS coach also defending Aidan Corr's departure from the AFL club's hub.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Sydney forward Tom Papley has committed to the AFL club beyond this season and coach John Longmire says the 24-year-old's call is a massive boost to the Swans.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Police have decided not to lay any charges after investigating an incident which left Geelong midfielder Jack Steven in hospital with a stab wound to his chest.