Cowboys name team for Roosters trial
NORTH Queensland Toyota Cowboys head coach Paul Green has named his team for



Source: Townsville Bulletin
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:12:44 +1000
Kalyn Ponga spearheads clash against Blackhawks
THE Townsville Blackhawks expect to have their defence stretched to the limit by Cowboys’ talents Kalyn Ponga and Gideon Gela-Mosby in tonight’s final trial at Jack Manksi Oval.



Source: Townsville Bulletin
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:12:44 +1000
Fire will use frustration: Gallagher
CHERIE Gallagher has felt the pent-up aggression in the Townsville Fire camp after a bad loss first-hand.



Source: Townsville Bulletin
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:12:44 +1000
Suzy’s stellar year continues
WNBL MVP favourite Suzy Batkovic has earned her third Player of the Week for the season as she led the JCU Townsville Fire to a sweep of Round 17.



Source: Townsville Bulletin
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:12:44 +1000
Futsal keeper is national rep
TYLER Boyce, 13, only started playing futsal last year, but he’s already set to represent Australia.



Source: Townsville Bulletin
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:12:44 +1000
Nothing to lose for Cabrera
TOWNSVILLE’s Lizette Cabrera knows she has nothing to lose at the Brisbane International and she plans to play accordingly.



Source: Townsville Bulletin
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:12:44 +1000
Birkett’s WBBL comeback
CHARTERS Tower cricketer Haidee Birkett has put the “year from hell” behind her to be part of the smash-hit Women’s Big Bash League.



Source: Townsville Bulletin
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:12:44 +1000
Cowboys name strong squad for Nines
THE North Queensland Cowboys have name a strong squad boasting 12 NRL regulars for the Auckland Nines.



Source: Townsville Bulletin
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:12:44 +1000
Miata primed for grand finale
ATHERTON sprinter Miata has set the stage for a grand finale to his racing career after bolting home in Thursday’s Blinds For You Open Handicap (1200m) at Cluden Park.



Source: Townsville Bulletin
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:12:44 +1000
Knights confirm Ponga deal
TEENAGE sensation Kalyn Ponga will officially leave the Cowboys in 2018 after the Newcastle Knights confirmed they have signed the classy fullback on a four-year deal.



Source: Townsville Bulletin
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:12:44 +1000
Bennett empathises with NRL rival Hasler (AAP)
Brisbane's Wayne Bennett has empathised with rival Canterbury coach Des Hasler's plight ahead of their NRL clash at ANZ Stadium on Thursday night.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:02:39 +1000
SA fail to break down Vics in Shield final (AAP)
Victoria moved 324 runs clear of South Australia, with six second-innings wicket in hand, on the fourth morning of the Sheffield Shield final in Alice Springs.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:01:42 +1000
Cameron confident Kelly will stay a Giant (AAP)
Injuries have sidelined all three of the Giants' mature age AFL recruits but coach Leon Cameron is optimistic the club can retain midfielder Josh Kelly.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:56:37 +1000
Murray out of GB Davis Cup clash (AAP)
Great Britain's Davis Cup hopes have suffered a major blow after Andy Murray was ruled out of next month's quarter-final clash with France.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:54:39 +1000
Numbers show different Dragons attack (AAP)
The Dragons have gone from one of the worst-ranked attacking sides in the NRL to the best, after a series of frank off-season discussions.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:52:42 +1000
New injury setback for luckless Tomkins (AAP)
Wigan and England full-back Sam Tomkins has suffered a setback in his rehabilitation from a broken foot.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:52:39 +1000
Gold Coast's AFL cards falling into place (AAP)
After two years of bad luck, a subtle AFL rule change, smart summer recruitment and a reinvigorated midfield are starting to sway things in Gold Coast's favour.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:46:40 +1000
Merovee beaten but connections upbeat (AAP)
The $1.6 million Frankel colt Merovee hasn't been able to win on debut at Newcastle but his trainer and jockey have no doubt he will make his mark in future.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:44:38 +1000
Pliskova, Wozniacki in Miami tennis semis (AAP)
Karolina Pliskova and Caroline Wozniacki have set up a Miami Open tennis semi-final showdown after wins in their respective quarter-finals.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:38:37 +1000
Milford's NRL best years away: Bennett (AAP)
Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett says he is pleased with Anthony Milford's NRL progress ahead of his 100th game but admits the playmaker's best is years away.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:37:37 +1000
Inspired Wales top group as England falter
WALES are celebrating a dream, topping Group B after a Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey inspired win over Russia as England faltered against Slovakia.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:25:00 +1000
Paralympian robbed at gun point in Rio
AN Australian Paralympic sailor and official have been threatened with a gun and robbed before a race meet in Rio de Janeiro.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:57:00 +1000
World reacts to LeBron’s finest moment
LEBRON James broke curses and created history by finally bringing a championship to Cleveland. And there was one word everyone kept repeating.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:34:00 +1000
Loyalty the mark for Broncos legend
COREY Parker’s love for the Broncos was defined by the contracts he refused to sign, writes ROBERT CRADDOCK.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:32:00 +1000
‘I wanted to go on my terms’
WHY Broncos captain Corey Parker made the shock decision to retire from rugby league at the end of the year.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:24:00 +1000
Live: Australia v India, second Test
Join Rohan Connolly for all the day one action of the second Test from the Gabba.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:15:34 +1000
Cars, housing raise Perth cap questions
When the Glory brought Jamie Maclaren to the A-League, they made sure he could settle quickly.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:53:34 +1000
Johnson to lead way for young talent
Mitchell Johnson has emerged as Australia's most important player at the Gabba spearheading an inexperienced attack on the liveliest wicket in the land.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:28:24 +1000
Love turned Smith's life around
Finding love helped Steve Smith find balance in his life - and the Australian captaincy



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:27:06 +1000
Stalwarts help restore Dragons' pride
St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has turned to two of the Dragons' fiercest competitors to help restore pride and passion to the club.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:00:00 +1000
Williams apologises to Tiger for slur
Tiger Woods says he was hurt by a racist slur from his former caddie Steve Williams, who referred to him as a "black arsehole".



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 12:09:00 +1000
Thorpe bombs out in Beijing
In a sobering reality check, Ian Thorpe has failed to qualify for the 100 metres freestyle final at the FINA World Cup short course meet in Beijing.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 12:04:00 +1000
Bangkok floods force Socceroos switch
Australia's World Cup qualifier against Thailand next week has been moved to another stadium in Bangkok because of flooding in the city, Football Federation Australia said.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 11:57:00 +1000
Warne returns to big stage
Champion leg spinner Shane Warne has signed on to play with Melbourne Stars in the inaugural Big Bash League Twenty20 tournament at the end of the year.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 11:22:00 +1000
Rugby returns to Christchurch
A 17,000-seat temporary stadium will host rugby union matches, including an All Blacks v Ireland Test, in earthquake-hit Christchurch next year, Prime Minister John Key said.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 11:00:00 +1000
Ponting takes aim at 'underdone' Proteas
Ricky Ponting believes South Africa could suffer from a lack of first-class preparation in the opening Test in Cape Town on Wednesday.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 10:31:00 +1000
Teen knocks off Parko in final
Australian Joel Parkinson has lost the final of the Rip Curl Pro Search to rising Brazilian teenage sensation Gabriel Medina in San Francisco.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 09:45:00 +1000
Pakistan shines on pitch with series win
Pakistan highlighted its talent on the pitch to draw the third and final Test against Sri Lanka in Sharjah and win the series 1-0, just days after three former team-mates were jailed for spot-fixing.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 07:50:00 +1000
O'Driscoll out of Six Nations
Ireland rugby captain Brian O'Driscoll has been ruled out of action for up to six months and will miss his country's Six Nations campaign when the annual tournament kicks off in February.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 07:17:00 +1000
T-Rex charged over high shot
Tony Williams is likely to miss Australia's Four Nations clash with Wales this weekend after being charged with a high tackle on England back rower Ben Westwood.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 06:57:00 +1000
Sammy and Bishoo spark India collapse
Darren Sammy and Devendra Bishoo shared five wickets to trigger India's collapse on the second day of the opening Test against the West Indies in New Delhi.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 06:32:00 +1000
David wins record sixth squash world title
Malaysian squash superstar Nicol David has won a record sixth women's World Open title, overtaking Australia's Sarah Fitz-Gerald.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Mon, 07 Nov 2011 13:07:00 +1000
Czechs take out Fed Cup
Doubles duo Lucie Hradecka and Kveta Peschke sealed a 3-2 victory for the Czech Republic in the Fed Cup final against Russia in Moscow.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Mon, 07 Nov 2011 08:34:00 +1000
Federer charges to fifth Basel title
Roger Federer has returned to winning mode 10 months after his last title, as the home tennis hero schooled Japanese wild card Kei Nishikori 6-1, 6-3 to win a fifth Swiss Indoors title in Basel.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Mon, 07 Nov 2011 08:09:00 +1000
Lucky Spurs hold off Fulham
Tottenham Hotspur has survived a late onslaught to earn a somewhat fortunate 3-1 win at London rival Fulham and remain fifth in the English Premier League standings.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Mon, 07 Nov 2011 07:26:00 +1000