Footy fight: Coach accused of spiteful, 'vicious' act

Geoffrey James Whittaker, who has pleaded not guilty to assault charges at a football carnival.

'Sometimes it's appropriate to defend oneself by striking first'

Snakes look to strike back in one-day comp

KEY MAN: Caboolture batsman Glen Batticciotto has been piling on the runs this season.

A fine day's play will give all the sides a chance to stake a claim.

Rangers claim long-awaited one-day win over Snakes

VICTORIOUS: Brett Milini and his Glasshouse team-mates can celebrate a win over Caboolture.

At Glasshouse, the home team batted first to raise 8/207.

Brander prepared to cheer on Jillaroos from sideline

ON THE CHARGE: Annette Brander during an earlier game of the Women's Rugby League World Cup. The Jillaroos will meet the Kiwi Ferns in the final.

She was named 18th woman for Australia's final against New Zealand.

Snakes attempt to take good form into one-day format

CAPTAIN: Caboolture's Glen Batticciotto.

Maroochydore will need to pass the test with bat and ball.

Ex-Bulls batsman blasts double century for Caboolture

CRUNCH: Caboolture batsman Glen Batticciotto unleashes in a previous outing.

The Snakes declared at 7/361 against a battered Nambour.

Snakes in pursuit of outright victory in season opener

MAIN MAN: Caboolture batsman Glen Batticciotto, pictured during a game last season.

The closest match is at Read Park, where Maroochydore is 0/8.

Roar to rally as fan favourite returns

John Aloisi talks with Henrique at training.

Roar coach confirms fan favourite could line up against Jets

Aussie skier's hopes come unstuck in start gate

Sami Kennedy-Sim of Australia reacts after finishing third in the semi-final.

Sami Kennedy-Sim misses medal race after semi-final slip-up

Adam Scott stumbles in PGA Florida event

Adam Scott slipped up on the par 3s in the PGA National course.

Adam Scott's charge falters midway through first round of PGA event

Bombers shrug off bug to tackle Tigers

Jake Stringer gives the thumbs up during an Essendon training run.

Essendon players bounce back after stomache bug hits camp

Games to mark end for hockey star

Mark Knowles is targeting a fourth Commonwealth Games gold medal.

Kookaburras captain Mark Knowles calls an end to his career

Kangaroos' new Majak act hailed a success

Majak Daw flies high for a grab.

Jarrad Waite says 'Roos teammate Majak Daw is flourishing in defence

Gift Scotty wants to give Australia is white, not gold

Scotty James of Australia.

Australian snowboarder throws down gauntlet to superstar rival

Backyard wrestles and PS4 forging Red V’s next big thing

Luciano Leilua during St George Illawarra Dragons training at WIN Stadium.

Backyard wrestles and PS4 battles forging Red V’s next big thing

Back off Melbourne — Simmons belongs to Newcastle

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Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons is a Novocastrian

Lutkins and Lions ready to do battle in AFLW

COURAGE: Kate Lutkins was a dominant force for the Brisbane Lions in the first season of AFLW.

Lions looking for grand final revenge against Crows

Teen star faces his biggest test in Melbourne

Alex de Minaur  celebrates  at the   Sydney International .

Long tipped to be a star, Alex de Minaur is now in the spotlight

'Big Three' complete an unprecedented treble

Billy Slater with the NRL trophy after the Storm's grand final win.

YEAR IN REVIEW: Smith, Slater and Cronk made clean sweep in 2017.

‘Disrespectful’: Roos great’s fury over torn-up pitch

Coopers Stadium. Picture: Bianca De Marchi

John Kosmina slams the decision to play AFLX at Coopers Stadium

Wade's low blow in Big Bash final humiliation

Matthew Wade’s dismal summer got even worse.

What happened to Matthew Wade in the BBL final?

OPINION: Why I'm tired of Tomic

Tomic, at 25-years-old, needs a break from the spotlight.

Open admiration: All aboard the Chung bandwagon

Hyeon Chung will battle Roger Federer for a spot in the Australian Open final.

Matt Seaniger climbs on board as Hyeon Chung prepares for Federer

OPINION: New coach a good choice, now deliver

Sometimes your new best friend can be someone who is a former enemy

Titan’s sweet sacrifice in search of more minutes

Leilani Latu has been doing extras at Titans training in search of more minutes. Photo: Courtesy of Titans

Leilani Latu sacrifices treat in search for more minutes with Titans

Reformed bad boy Packer backs Lodge’s NRL return

Rugby league 'bad boys' Matt Lodge and Russell Packer.

Russell Packer shares advice with Broncos signing Matt Lodge

Eels coach: Jarryd Hayne has actually been killing it

Jarryd Hayne during his first training session back with the Eels.

Eels coach Brad Arthur backs superstar Jarryd Hayne in comeback

Inglis shapes for a shock return

Greg Inglis could be set for a shock early return. Picture: Brett Costello

Greg Inglis could play in Charity Shield.

Thurston hopes ‘irreplaceable’ Green stays at Cowboys

Coach Paul Green with Johnathan Thurston during a North Queensland Cowboys training session at Leichhardt Oval ahead of this weekend's NRL Grand Final. Picture. Phil Hillyard

Johnathan Thurston speaks out as rivals chase coach Paul Green

Desperate times looms for Miriam Vale Magpies to have a team

Magpies Glenn Cox in action back in 2015.

An extra 5-10 players will certainly make a huge difference

Footy war explodes: ‘Should be ashamed’

Jeff Kennett and Caroline Wilson traded barbs.

CAROLINE Wilson launched spray at Jeff Kennett and Gillon McLachlan.

New Stringer hair not keeping low profile

Jake Stringer's new hair.

New hairdo raising eyebrows for Stringer.

Suns stick with Lynch and May, elevate Witts

Tom Lynch will lead the Suns again. Picture: AAP Images

Suns stick with co-captains Steven May and Tom Lynch

City blow out the cobwebs

Scott Jamieson gets to the ball ahead of Victory’s Jason Geria in the December derby at AAMI Park. Picture: AAP

Melbourne City go hard before trip to Perth

Arsenal’s fatal flaw adds loss to Wenger ‘hall of shame’

Arsenal's Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

'Arrogant Arsenal' under attack after Europa League upset

Moore to take action against Roar

Craig Moore is taking action against Brisbane Roar.

Departing Roar football boss Craig Moore to take action against club

Hooked! Roar catch their Slippery Fish

Brisbane Roar skipper Matt MacKay jokes with cult hero Henrique at training. Picture: Jono Searle.

Brisbane Roar signs premiership hero Henrique, effective immediately

Fed up Jose trolls Keane, Scholes to defend tactics

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.

Manchester United went to Sevilla and shut up shop.

Failed England star’s ridiculous Ashes argument

Moeen Ali, or as he became known over the summer, Nathan Lyon’s bunny. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Moeen Ali takes aim at Aussie fans for Ashes reaction

Is Chris Lynn too much of an injury risk?

Australian cricketer Chris Lynn with his arm in a sling as he arrives back home following Wednesday’s T20 final.

Is Chris Lynn worth risk? asks Stuart Clark.

‘He looks terrible’: Why Australia should dump $1.86m man

Chris Lynn has been ruled out of the PSL.

Two former players call for Australia to move on from Chris Lynn

Border wants Smith replaced as captain

We could see something very different at Eden Park.

Allan Border has called for David Warner to take T20 captaincy.

Adelaide Strikers weapon becomes youngest No.1 ever

Rashid Khan sits atop the ICC’s ODI bowling charts.

Rashid Khan now best ODI bowler in world.

Second England star turns his back on Test cricket

Alex Hales has turned his back on red ball cricket.

Alex Hales looks to have given up on a Test career.

Diamonds covered for injury drama

A QUARTET of netball stars of the future have been named to cover any injury crisis within the Diamonds ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

Firebirds take aim at Lightning ahead of new season

ON COURT: Madeline McAuliffe of the Lightning attempts to stop Caitlyn Nevins of the Firebirds during a Super Netball match between the Queensland Firebirds and Sunshine Coast Lightning last year.

The Lightning caused a sensation by winning the title last year.

Why Laura Geitz is back, baby

Laura Geitz with cancer survivor Brooke Kaluzyn ahead of a charity walk.

Policy that paved way for Laura Geitz's return to Diamonds netball

Diamonds can be found in regional netball

ON COURT: Caitlyn Nevins competes with Lightning's Madeline McAuliffe last season.

Vice-captain says it don't matter where you come from

Netball Diamonds missing Sharni Layton

Diamonds captain Caitlin Bassett will lead Australia at the Games.

Gun missing from Australian netball team for Commonwealth Games

New mum Laura Geitz praises netball for support

Laura Geitz delighted to be back in the frame for the Commonwealth Games.

"I hoped it wouldn’t be a distraction having Barney there."

Pierata pushes Hickman into spotlight

PROMISING galloper Pierata is taking trainer Greg Hickman into uncharted waters and he’s loving the ride.

Hayes confident he’ll find another Diamond

Race 1. The Thoroughbred Club Merson Cooper Stakes. Long Leaf ridden by Kerrin McEvoy (dark blue) holds off Oohood ridden by Luke Currie (yellow and blue) to win the opening race. Pic: Michael Klein

Hayes confident stable will unearth another gem in Blue Diamond

Sunlight set to turn up the heat

Sunlight will make her Sydney debut in the Silkver Slipper at Rosehill Gardens.

Sunlight ready to shine.

It’s boom or bust time for rising stars

Kementari was a class above his opposition in the Eskimo Prince Stakes.

Rising stars to race off in Hobartville Stakes and Silver Slipper

Stewards could retest frozen Mosheen samples

Racing NSW chief steward Marc Van Gestel. Picture: Jenny Evans

RACING NSW hasn’t ruled out retesting frozen swab samples.

Begg sees Blue Diamond hope from wide draw

Written By won the Blue Diamond Prelude earlier this month.

Written By, Kinky Boom fare badly in Blue Diamond barrier draw

England rolls out red carpet for Winx

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English roll out red carpet for Winx.

Form and money opening doors for Hannah Green

Having just broken her way into the world’s top 100 players at just 21, there’s no doubting Hannah Green is the next big thing in Australian golf.

Scott ‘hardly surprised’ by rankings freefall

Adam Scott is now outside the world’s top 50 players.

ADAM Scott says his plummet down the world rankings is appropriate.

Reporter, golfer argue over nude shoot

Paige Spiranac and Britt McHenry.

Golf star Paige Spiranac argues with reporter over nude shoot

Scott eyes return to ball-striking best

Adam Scott says he'll need to rediscover his ball-striking if he's to compete in the LA Open.

Adam Scott reveals changes as he looks to rediscover his game