Patrick proud to be selected for Tonga

Patrick Kaufusi with his new Tonga jersey.

The North Queensland Cowboy will make his debut this weekend.

Aiming to impress selectors

Bundaberg-born and Melbourne Storm-contracted Falcon Felise Kaufusi. Photo Matthew McInerney / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Felise Kaufusi wants to put in a strong performance for his country.

Eagles keep dream alive in FFA Cup

Jets goalkeeper Chris Merrison was red-carded for this challenge on UPE's Brock Young. United Park Eagles (UPE) defeated KSS Jets 4-0 in their FFA Cup tie at Hervey Bay Sports Club, Hervey Bay. UPE will play Sunshine Coast Fire in the next round. Photo Matthew McInerney / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The Eagles are two games away from playing an A-League team

KSS Jets show fight but it's not enough to stop UPE

PENALTY: KSS Jets goalkeeper Chris Merrison challenged UPE’s Brock Young (top), but was red-carded for his efforts (bottom), Jets’ replacement goalkeeper Josh Whittaker stopped UPE’s Jake Davis penalty (main), though Davis scored on a follow-up shot. United Park Eagles (UPE) defeated KSS Jets 4-0 in their FFA Cup tie at Hervey Bay Sports Club, Hervey Bay.

While they fought hard it was not to be the Jets’ day.

Antonio is proud of his brothers

Antonio Kaufusi (pictured this season during an ATW Tigers match) is proud of his brothers for being selected to play for Tonga. Photo Matthew McInerney / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The older brother is pleased to see both rewarded for good form.

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WATCH: Drag Racer hits barrier at 350kmh

Sidnei Frigo's life flashed before his eyes

Nelson Mandela's bodyguard says All Blacks poisoned

Rory Steyn (above) said he saw a different side to Nelson Mandela during an exchange with an elderly white police colonel. Photo / AP

Rory Steyn believes betting syndicates behind poisoning in world cup

No public anger from Spurs boss

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino urges his team on against Chelsea

No public anger from Spurs boss

Eels vow to fight back from ‘kick in the guts’

Eels coach Brad Arthur says players will strive for premiership points.

Eels vow to fight back from kick in the guts

Paying for a storm of their own making

NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg announced the punishments for Parramatta.

Paying for a storm of their own making

This Origin hero backs Kevvie

FRENCH SORTIE: Adam Mogg during his stint with Catalan Dragons in the English Super League.

This Origin hero backs Kevvie

Brad Thorn's cross-code success all down to his dad

FLASHBACK: Brad Thorn in action for the Broncos in 2007.

Brad Thorn's success is due to some tough love from his late father.

Ced’s the all-round good guy

RAISING THE BAR: Australia’s first Olympic decathlete in 16 years, Cedric Dubler, is off to Rio after qualifying last week.

HOW does one decide to take up decathlon?

Kevvy the Origin gatecrasher

New Queensland State of Origin coach Kevin Walters. Photo: AAP Image.

Walters still gets a buzz when he recalls going to his very first State of Origin...

Willing and able: Change of course brings more success

Kate Doughty has her sights set on gold at this year's Paralympics in Rio. Photo: Arnaud Domange.

Kate Doughty has never been one to let life’s obstacles stand in her way.

Experiencing cricket’s crazy/beautiful

The Australian cricket team practices ahead of its match against New Zealand during the ICC World Twenty20 at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association. Photo: Ashwini Bhatia/AP

JOSH SPASARO is a crazy cricket fan, but he’s got nothing on Indian supporters

Giant decisions await AFL’s rising force

ON THE OUTER: Will Hoskin-Elliott is having to bide his time in the reserves.

IT’S like the ultimate fantasy football league.

Time for a change with the bunker

Roosters coach Trent Robinson was left frustrated by the bunker’s decision.

Time for a change with the bunker

Age shall not weary older Kangaroos

North Melbourne veteran Jarrad Waite celebrates a goal against the Gold Coast Suns at Metricon Stadium. Photo: Chris Hyde/Getty Images.

They are often the unheralded members of a football club.

Don’t panic, this lot will do the job for Australia

Cowboys fullback Lachlan Coote. Photo: AAP Image

New coach Mal Meninga will announce his team tomorrow.

In-form rookies deserve Kangaroos consideration

COUNTRY CALLING? James Tedesco has made an oustanding start to the season for the Tigers.

Meninga needs to take leaf out of own book.

The buck always stops with the coaches

Magpies coach Nathan Buckley is feeling the heat.

Bucks is the $3 fav in our ‘who’s feeling the most heat’ market.

Thaiday backing Meninga to unite Kangaroos

CLOSE TIES: Former Maroons coach Mal Meninga watches Sam Thaiday in training for last year’s Origin series.

Thaiday believes the esteem in which Mal Meninga is held by players from both sides...

OPINION: Winning Origin may mean forgetting about ethics

Anthony Milford in action for the Broncos last Thursday night. Photo: AAP Image.

Surely what needs to be done to win the series, must be done.

Semi-trailer should be left in the Fijian garage

Man of the moment ... Semi Radradra celebrates with teammates. Photo: AAP Image.

LIKE most rugby league fans, I love watching big Semi Radradra in action.

Moylan playing Origin catch-up

Matt Moylan is back for Penrith. Photo: AAP Image.

The Penrith captain needs an explosive return from injury.

Walters preparing for Origin baptism by fire

Queensland captain Cameron Smith pose for photographs during the State of Origin series launch at ANZ Stadium in Sydney. Photo: AAP Image/Dean Lewins.

CAMERON Smith believes Queensland has the right man to replace record-breaking...

Maroons needing crew cut for Origin

Darren Lockyer says Queensland needs to start planning for the future. Photo: AAP Image.

Queensland is close to another major overhaul to continue it’s dominance over...

Parramatta Eels' punishment: 12 points and $1m fine

Anthony Watmough of the Eels watches from the stand during the round 1 NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the Brisbane Broncos.  (AAP Image/Paul Miller)

Five officials stood down, club won't win points until within cap

NRL statement on Paramatta Eels' salary cap breaches

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Parramatta Eels docked all competition points from this season

Roos glad to have ‘true-blue’ Semi

Semi Radradra is set for his Kangaroos debut.

Roos happy to have 'true-blue' Radradra

Gallen’s free to take on the Kiwis

Paul Gallen has escaped suspension.

Gallen's free to take on the Kiwis

Bryce is right on track to be man from uncle

BIG FUTURE: Penrith’s ball-playing forward Bryce Cartwright (centre) could play himself into the NSW team for Origin I

Bryce is right to be man from uncle

Year the fans saw Red

Adelaide United celebrate after they defeated the Wanderers in Sunday’s A-League grand final.

Year the fans saw Red

Leicester City in 5000-1 Premier League victory

Leicester City supporters celebrate after the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, in Leicester, Britain.

The two sides drew 2-2, giving a remarkable victory to the Foxes

UPE dispatch Jets; will face Sunshine Coast in FFA Cup

BATTLE: UPE’s Bradley Jones and Jets’ Adam Young compete for possession.

United Park Eagles beat KSS Jets 4-0 to progress.

Eagles aim to continue FFA Cup streak

STILL GOING: Craig Clarke will play in goal for the Eagles today. Photo Bundy Action Shots

The Eagles will face the KSS Jets today in Hervey Bay.

Reds complete a remarkable renaissance

CHAMPIONS: Adelaide United celebrate after beating the Wanderers in the A-League grand final at Adelaide Oval.

Adelaide United has completed one of the most unlikely comebacks

KSS Jets happy to ignore Sunshine Coast Fire threat

DANGER: United Park Eagles’ Brendan Davis, pictured last year, is the side’s top scorer in this year’s Wide Bay League.

The Jets face United Park Eagles at Hervey Bay today.

The two batsmen who'll decide tonight's T20 world final

They're the two batsmen who'll decide the T20 World Cup

OUR SAY: 20 overs all too much for Aussies

India's Virat Kohli, left, and teammate MS Dhoni, right, are congratulated by Australia's James Faulkner after winning their ICC World Twenty20 2016 cricket match by six wickets in Mohali, India, Sunday, March 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

National team still not taking shorter form of game seriously

Selections not to blame for exit, says skipper

Steve Smith said he could have scored more runs at World T20.

Selections not to blame for exit, says skipper

Experiencing cricket’s crazy/beautiful

The Australian cricket team practices ahead of its match against New Zealand during the ICC World Twenty20 at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association. Photo: Ashwini Bhatia/AP

JOSH SPASARO is a crazy cricket fan, but he’s got nothing on Indian supporters

Aussies find it tough on turning pitches

At a loss ... Australian captain Steve Smith after being dismissed. Photo: AAP Image.

Smith surprised by how much turn the wickets have provided.

Now for the T20 title

Shane Watson will open the batting for Australia. Photo: AAP Image.

Australia has Twenty20 vision

Firebirds star Kim Ravaillion has point to prove

FIREBIRDS star Kim Ravaillion might be seen as shy by her teammates, but the centre’s ruthless streak will be on show against the Swifts in Brisbane today.

Swifts’ win sets up a netball cracker

Under a cloud ... Firebirds sharpshooter Romela Aiken may be in doubt however. Photo: Getty Images.

It's all set up for a Firebirds and Swifts blockbuster rematch.

Improving Bundy’s umpires

COACHING CLINIC: High performance umpire coach Eve Shepherd with Shannon Jaye at Brothers' netball courts. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

A national A-grade netball umpire visits the region.

Flock of Firebirds fans to cheer Caitlyn Nevins in Melbourne


FIREBIRD Caitlyn Nevins won’t lack crowd support against the Vixens.

Bundaberg Netball game

MOVING UP: Jo Dalas sends the ball long for ATW Blue in the Netball game at Bundaberg Superpark. Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail

A netball game between ATW Blue and Alloway at Bundaberg Superpark.

Alloway win for Ashleigh

OPEN SPACE: Demi Burgess has room to manoeuvre for Alloway at Bundaberg Superpark.

Great memories kept close to players' hearts

Alloway shoots for a premiership trifecta

BACK FOR A WIN: Alloway after winning Division One last season, are preparing to put in the hard yards again.

Alloway Netball Club doesn't know what to expect this season