McEvoy sidelined after surgery on broken hand

DUAL Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy is set for an indefinite spell on the sidelines after breaking a hand in freak accident.

'She has super dooper long legs'

Brielle Cooper wins round three of the Nutri-Grain Ironwoman Series at North Wollongong Beach. Picture: Shane Myers

Teen beats iron stars ... again

'I thought my Roar career was history'

Thomas Kristensen returns from injury for Brisbane Roar.

Roar midfielder Thomas Kristensen feared he would never play again

De Minaur sets sights on Open success

Alex de Minaur celebrates winning the Australian Open wildcard playoff. Picture: Michael Klein

Alex De Minaur defeats Alex Bolt to claim Australian Open wildcard

Kings dish out belting to Taipans

Jason Cadee of the Kings in action during the Round 10 NBL match between the Sydney Kings and the Cairns Taipans at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Sunday, December 17, 2017. (AAP Image/Craig Golding)

The Taipans were outscored 30-14 in the third term

Kialoa turns back time in Sydney-Hobart return

Kialoa II is back in the race after a record 46-year gap since her appearance in the Sydney to Hobart.

“In her day she was the biggest and most glamorous boat in the race”

Aiava’s ruthless Australian Open wildcard win

Destanee Aiava in action during the Australian Open Wildcard Playoff final.

Aiava claims wildcard with ruthless win over Tammi Patterson

World Cup Team of the Tournament

Australian team member's celebrate their victory in the Rugby League World Cup men's final match between Australia and England in Brisbane on December 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Patrick HAMILTON / --IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE — STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE —

Australia cap off stunning RLWC with five in Team of the Tournament

Women's cricket is picking up pace

Australian fast bowler Holly Ferling is excited by the growth of women's cricket.

Holly Ferling says female bowlers can break new ground.

How Chooks got their man

Cooper Cronk celebrates after the Storm's grand final triumph.

The Roosters' pitch for Cooper Cronk was surprisingly simple.

Steve Waugh's quest to help kids

Former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh with Xavier Kitchin, 5 of Scottsdale. Xavier is one of several Tasmanian recipient of a grant from the Steve Waugh Foundation. Picture: LUKE BOWDEN

Aussie cricketer turns attention to sick children.

RLWC: The 118kg weapon the Kiwis are banking on

Nelson Asofa-Solomona, in action for the Storm this season, is set to make a huge impact for New Zealand.

He could be New Zealand's not-so-secret weapon

'The Matildas are our life, our passion, our everything'

Sam Kerr of Australia celebrates after scoring against Brazil at Pepper Stadium in September.

Superstar Sam Kerr opens up on the state of football in Australia.

RLWC: How the Kangaroos are shaping up

Jordan McLean during training in Brisbane ahead of the Kangaroos' opening Rugby League World Cup game against England in Melbourne on October 27.

Australia certainly isn't exempt from the cloud of confusion

Wallabies take note: How to beat the All Blacks

Sekope Kepu is tackled by Rieko Ioane during game 1 of the Bledisloe Cup at ANZ Stadium in Sydney

The Wallabies need to play like cornered animals again.

Craig Bellamy is worth $3 million

MORE SUCCESS: Storm coach Craig Bellamy after Melbourne's grand final win.

Craig Bellamy deserves to be the highest paid person in rugby league

Kent: Storm are good, but they're not the greatest

Overrated? ... the 2017 NRL premiership winners.

Timing is always essential when it comes to assessing great teams

Durkin: Class should live happily ever after

PRIZE: Storm captain Cameron Smith and Cowboys captain Gavin Cooper with the trophy at Luna Park in Sydney.

It is a fiction, a legend, a romance and a fantasy.

Ikin: 2017 vintage is best Storm side in this great club's history

GREAT CLUB: Storm coach Craig Bellamy has turned his club into one of the greatest sides.

"The Storm are now as the dominant franchise in our game”

Women's Sunshine Coast rugby league comp gathers interest

WOMEN'S LEAGUE: A Sunshine Coast women's rugby league competition is in the planning. Caitlin Moran (pictured) playing for Australia.

Sunshine Coast women's rugby league comp on the cards

Five decades of love celebrated

Norm and Eunice Armstrong on their wedding day in Mackay on December 16, 1967.

"He was pretty charming back in the day, and he still is”

Gympie teenage storm cracking into the NRL

GYMPIE'S STORM: Tino Fa'asuamaleaui is causing a stir in Melbourne in his bid to break into the Storm's NRL senior team.

Gympie's teenage storm hits Melbourne

Titans snap up former Broncos chief

Gold Coast Titans coach Garth Brennan has a laugh at training.

Titans ownership confirmed, former Broncos chair Dennis Watt hired

New age division for junior footy

GROWING COMP: The Stanthorpe Gremlins under-16s took on Wattles in Warwick earlier in 2017.

New age division to be brought in for 2018.

Lion throws support behind Eagles women

The Ipswich Eagles will field a women's team in QWFA Division 2 next season.

"I wish it was there 10 years earlier”.

Rule change doesn't phase Kate

NO SWEAT: Kate Lutkins welcomes a new rule change to the AFLW competition in 2018.

Lions defender happy with new rule.

Gympie Cats women enter Wide Bay competition

EXPANSION: Tahlia Little (centre) and the Gympie Cats women's team will now play in the Wide Bay competition.

Gympie Cats women to take on Wide Bay competition

Lutkins' Lions roaring toward 2018

LOOKING AHEAD: Ipswich's own Kate Lutkins has returned to training with the Brisbane Lions AFLW side in preparation for the 2018 season beginning February 3.

Lutkins "feeling fantastic” on pre-season return.

Ready to tackle the top position

GREAT CLUB: New Gladstone Mudcrabs president Joe Walsh with his son Liam, 2, at Clinton Oval on December 12, 2017.

New grandstand coming for Muddies

EXCLUSIVE: Academy is central for top youngsters

Mariners' Luke Davies. Under 13s Junior Soccer between Central Pumas and Mariners.

It's designed to transition players into the FQCC

Madrid world club champions for a record third time

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos holds the trophy after winning the Club World Cup final

Real Madrid crowned champions of the Club World Cup.

Long winning streak continues for EPL leaders

Manchester City's Ilkay Guendogan (left) celebrates scoringhis team's first goal in the 4-1 win over Spurs.

MANCHESTER City have extended their winning run in the EPL.

Sunshine Coast Wanderers gear up for a milestone match

READY: Sunshine Coast Wanderers coach Matthew Chandler.

SUNSHINE Coast Wanderers to hit the field for the first time.

Davey is leading Wolves forward

NEW BLOOD: Cameron Davey will take the Wolves president position.

Wolves announce new executive as they power on to 2018.

PHOTOS: Darling Downs retain Bulls Masters Youth Cup

The winning Darling Downs South West Queensland team at the Bulls Masters Youth Cup in Mackay last week. INSET: Sam Neale won the Mathew Hayden medal for player of the championship.

Toowoomba juniors shine in country tournament

Bushrangers sit atop the Hervey Bay ladder

Hervey Bay cricket - Bushrangers (batting) v Honey Badgers (fielding). Nic Kelsey hits a century.

The competition is scheduled to resume on Saturday, January 6.

CRICKET UPDATE: Redbacks set a task against Maryvale

Andy Ryan belts a four for Maryvale against Redbacks in Condamine Cup cricket at Slade Park.

Latest scores from around the grounds in Condamine Cup cricket.

Mooney misfires as Heat shares spoils with Scorchers

SLOW START: Beth Mooney in action for the Brisbane Heat.

The Hervey Bay product has 33 runs from two WBBL innings.

Sanders century not enough to stop the Australs juggernaut

Matthew Rook batting for Australs in the A-Grade cricket match against Bushrangers in Hervey Bay on Saturday.

Both clubs took the field with only 10 players each.

Mentor, Bassett retain leadership roles in 2018 Lightning

LEADER: Geva Mentor, pictured with Kylee Byrne and Noeline Taurua,  has been endorsed by Sunshine Coast Lightning to captain the side for a second straight Suncorp Super Netball

GEVA Mentor and Caitlin Bassett retain leadership roles in Lightning

Prestige Worldwide ends Warwick netball season on a high

DDHHS's Damien Lawler shoots for goal against The Coight's defender Clancy Sloan.

Finals of the Warwick mixed netball season take centre stage.

Diamonds strengthen No.1 status

The Australian Diamonds celebrate after winning the Constellation Cup.

Australia back on top of world.

Teenage talent signed by Sunshine Coast Lightning

RISING STAR: Sarahpheinna Woulf has been selected in the Sunshine Coast Lightning's full-time squad.

SARAHPHEINNA Woulf is the Lightning's newest player

WATCH: Girls just want to claw to top level

GOAL IN SIGHT: Montell Paul and Yasmin Ramsay have been selected in the Capricorn Claws netball squad which was named after trials earlier this month.

It's festive season fitness work

Lightning battle of nations fires up

TALENTS: Sunshine Coast Lightning are relishing pre-season training ahead of the 2018 season.

NATIONAL rivalries are slowly creeping to the fore says Geva Mentor

Aussie golfer suspended for doping violation

Australian golfer Mark Hensby has been suspended for a year by the PGA Tour after failing to provide a drug testing sample

Australian golfer suspended for doping violation

Mark Hensby of Australia hits out of a sand trap

AUSTRALIAN golfer suspended for a yea

Bland looking forward to 2018

SOLID SEASON: Adam Bland in action during the Australian PGA at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast. (AAP Image)

Adam Bland secures European Tour Card in Australian PGA

Hungry Smith targets top 50

Cameron Smith with Jordan Ontiveros. Photo: Liam Kidston.

Australian PGA winner Cameron Smith targets world top 50 and Masters