Favourites emerge as FFA showdown looms

Australian football’s stakeholders meet in Sydney on Monday to decide Football Federation Australia’s direction in the post-Lowy era.

Goulding gives United bench spark in Bullets grind

Casper Ware takes it to the hoop. Picture: Michael Klein

United notch sixth win at home with strong showing against Bullets

Stars out as A-League duo handed big chance

Tom Rogic of Australia

Socceroos stars Tom Rogic and Robbie Kruse ruled out for friendly

Aussie golf star revels in Open spotlight

Australian golfer Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith shines in the absence of big names at Australian Open

Simmons’ perfect reply to doubters

Ben Simmons was back to his best.

Ben Simmons finds his groove against the Hornets

Bullets fired up for clash with big guns United

Adam Gibson (left) has been encouraged by the intensity of Bullets training. Picture: AAP

Brisbane Bullets primed for clash with NBL big guns Melbourne United

Now for the Wallabies: ‘Seduced’ England overcome Japan

Joe Cokanasiga of England tries to fend off Kenki Fukuoka of Japan.

England turns focus to Wallabies after downing Japan 35-15

The missing XI: Would this team win the World Cup?

Could this team World Cup 2018: The missing XI

The missing stars: The best XI that failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup

Cameron Smith feared Storm were ‘over’

Billy Slater and Cameron Smith feared the 2010 salary cap scandal would spell the end of the Melbourne Storm.

Smith feared the end of the Melbourne Storm.

Brisbane Lions' No.1 draft pick starting to find his feet

Cameron Rayner picks up another possession last Saturday against Richmond in the best game of his young career to date.

Last year's National Draft No.1 pick is looking good for the Lions

Simmons headlines record Aussie NBA playoffs haul

Seven Aussies will take part in the postseason.

Ben Simmons leads record seven Aussie in the postseason

Charlie's got the Power to succeed

Charlie Dixon with Port Adelaide fans after winning the round two clash with the round two win over the Sydney Swans.

Charlie Dixon is getting some love at Port Adelaide

Lion-hearted: Hard times mould young Brisbane star

GREAT START: Jarrod Berry reacts after kicking a goal for the Lions in their season-opening clash with St Kilda.

Berry owes much of his strength of heart to his mother.

Cronk's grand final saga is a case for change to NRL

Cooper Cronk arrives to the Roosters Fan Day a battered hero. Picture: Brett Costello

If a sport has no integrity, then why bother follow it?

Cronk’s presence a blight on NRL

‘Thanks for only hitting me once’ (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Was Cooper Cronk’s presence in NRL Grand Final a blight on the game?

All Blacks’ biggest failure exposed

It’s on you, Kieran. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Kieran Read’s failure exposed against South Africa

Tennis must respond to Serena furore

Serena Williams’ meltdown could spark change.

How tennis should react to issues exposed by Serena’s US Open meltdown

Why Sharks are no hope of winning title without Graham

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — SEPTEMBER 08: Wade Graham of the Sharks receives attention from the trainer during the NRL Qualifying Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the Cronulla Sharks at Allianz Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

RUGBY league experts are writing off Cronulla.

‘I look like a goose’: How Bulldogs’ Mad Monday embarrassed Beattie

ARL chairman Peter Beattie and NRL CEO Todd Greenberg were furious at the Mad Monday drama.

Peter Beattie was left embarrassed by the antics of the Bulldogs.

Hayne sandwiched in NRL double-blow

Jarryd Hayne's NRL options appear to be drying up. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Jarryd Hayne future uncertain after two clubs reportedly lose interest

Growing up the son of a bum-poker

Will Hopoate is tackled in a game against the Sharks. Picture: Brett Costello

Will Hopoate details the impact of his father’s infamous acts

Massive crowd pays tribute to family, racing and footy man

TOP FORWARD: Basil Nolan (front right) in the Warwick Cowboys rugby league team of the 2000s decade. The selected team was announced on the presentation night at St Mary's Hall (back, from left) Brett Benz, Cameron Mulcahy, Harold Byrne, Luke Nolan representing his brother the late Nick Nolan, (middle) David O'Leary, Scott Morton, Aaron McVeigh, Scott Ellis, Shane Hooper, (front) Bob Nicholls, Brock Grayson, Brendan McNicol, Ryan McIvor and Basil Nolan. Arnold Alldridge, Adam Fisher and Garth Miller were also named in the team.

Large crowd at funeral for a friend to all

‘They’ve assured me a spot’: Dragons declare Dufty's staying

The Dragons are adamant they are keeping Matt Dufty. Picture: Phil Hillyard

‘They’ve assured me a spot’: Dragons declare Matt Dufty is staying

Six reasons the Broncos can let McGuire and Glenn walk

Payne Haas, Tevita Pangai Jr, David Fifita and Joe Ofahengaue.

Six reasons why the Broncos will be fine if they let Josh McGuire and Alex Glenn...

Hayne ‘in hiding’: reports claim

Jarryd Hayne is yet to respond to allegations of sexual assault. Picture: Tony Feder/Getty Images

NRL star Jarryd Hayne reportedly "in hiding" after assault claims

Local girl makes national team

GOING NATIONAL: 17-year-old Zimmorlei Farquharson has accepted a place in the AFLW national training squad.

Sporting achievement by one of our own

Hype over ‘once-in-a-generation’ teen

Sam Walsh is the complete package.

All eyes will be on a host of Aussie young guns — led by Sam Walsh.

AFL makes Hall of Fame path easier for women

Susan Alberti celebrates the Western Bulldogs AFLW premiership with Nicole Callinan.

Woman set to be inducted into Aussie Rules Hall of Fame next year

AFLW players win a healthy wage rise

Bulldogs head coach Paul Groves and No.10 pick Eleanor Brown at the 2018 AFLW Draft in Melbourne last month. Picture: Daniel Pockett/AAP

Total player payments for the AFLW to rise more than a third in 2019

Maurice Rioli Jr set to choose Richmond over Fremantle

Maurice Rioli’s son could follow in the footsteps of the Richmond champion.

Sorry, Fremantle fans. Maurice Rioli Jr wants to be a Tiger

‘Destructive’: Karmichael Hunt opens up on mental demons

Karmichael Hunt struggled emotionally in his Broncos years.

Karmichael Hunt lifts lid on mental demons that forced NRL exit

Socceroos player ratings: A-League star makes statement

Josh Risdon was Australia’s best against South Korea

Player Ratings: Socceroos v South Korea

Milligan named new Socceroos skipper

Mark Milligan says it will be a "huge honour" to captain the Socceroos. Picture: Toby Zerna

Mark Milligan named Socceroos captain

Foster pulls out of FFA board race

Craig Foster has withdrawn his candidacy for the FFA board.

SBS pundit Craig Foster withdraws candidacy for FFA board

FFA announces $4.5m boost for indigenous football

Northern Territory footballers from the John Moriarty Football team attend a Australian Socceroos training session. Picture: Getty

FFA announces huge expansion of indigenous football program

Utd star has dressing room tantrum after derby humiliation

All is not well with Alexis Sanchez at Manchester United. Picture: Getty

United's Alexis Sanchez loses his cool after Manchester derby

VAR to be used in EPL from next season

VAR will be introduced into the Premier League next season.

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) to be used in the Premier League from next season

Symonds spills on destructive Clarke feud

Symonds’ relationship with Clarke will never be the same.

Andrew Symonds opens up on moment Michael Clarke friendship ended

Warne calls for another sacking after latest collapse

Shane Warne says questions should be asked of Graeme Hick.

Australia crushed by South Africa in 10-over-a-side match

Damning reality of costly Finch flops

Aaron Finch can’t catch a break.

Aaron Finch’s personal struggles mirror Australia’s white ball woes

Aussies in world of pain after T20 trouncing

It's pouring and the T20 clash on the Gold Coast has been delayed.

Australia loses to South Africa by 21 runs in rain-shortened T20 clash on the Gold...

Test hopefuls and incumbents fall short in Shield

Queensland's Marnus Labuschagne is bowled by NSW's Pat Cummins for 52 on Saturday at Manuka Oval, Canberra.  Picture: Lukas Coch/AAP

Marsh brothers, Renshaw, Handscomb and Burns all fail in Shield

Kingaroy netball champions crowned

TOP COMPETITION: Rebounds in the A2 final at Kingaroy Monday night netball.

Kingaroy's champion netball teams have been decided.

Super Netball 2019: What we know so far

What we know about Super Netball 2019.

Super Netball 2019 squads, fixture, clubs, starting date, four-week break and...

Maranoa's netball courts fire up play

EYES ON THE PRIZE: A defender tries to block the shot.

Netballers hit the court running.

Netball Diamonds unchanged for Quad Series campaign

April Brandley, Jamie-Lee Price, Courtney Bruce, Kelsey Browne, Emily Mannix and Jo Weston of Australia pose with the Constellation Cup.

Selectors stick to proven formula for Diamonds Quad Series campaign

Netball season set to get nice break

Sunshine Coast Lightning's Stephanie Wood in action last season.

Unique mid-season break for Super Netball

History awaits after epic moving day

Mexico's Abraham Ancer has history in his sights heading into the final day of the Australian Open at The Lakes course in Sydney. F

Awesome Ancer turns screws on Open field

Abraham Ancer has put himself in a great position to win the Australian Open.

Mexican to take a five-shot lead into Australian Open's final round

Brain fade stalls Cameron Davis's Australian Open charge

Cameron Davis reacts after playing a shot on the 14th during the third round the Australian Open at The Lakes Golf Club in Sydney. Picture: Dan Himbrechts/AAP

Cameron Davis curses brain fade for stalling Australian Open charge

Burnt-out Smith retains hope at Australian Open

Cameron Smith plays a shot on the 14th during his third round at the Australian Open at The Lakes Golf Club in Sydney. Picture: Dan Himbrechts/AAP

Cameron Smith up against it at the Australian Open