Tigers roar back to life against Wallaroos

FALL: The Waves' centre Sekope Tua braces for impact after being tackled by the Wallaroos.

Side wins four straight games in the BRL

Bronze finish for McCracken

Rheed McCracken.

McCracken finishes world championships with two medals in London

Bingera beat Warriors as Villa close in on title

UP HIGH: Scott Bretag gets to the ball for Bingera against Brothers Aston Villa earlier this season. Both sides won on the weekend.

Bingera and Brothers Aston Villa take top two spots in the league

Bargara honours fallen club mate in draw

FOOTBALL ACTION: Bargara FC's Samuel Davison, in action against Brothers Aston Villa earlier this season, was one of the best against The Waves.

Side draw with The Waves in one of its best performances of the year

Wide Bay duo named for Qld's under-15 football team

WIDE BAY REPS: Murphy Sheaff and Bree Wallace were named in the under-15 Qld School Sport football team.

Wide Bay's Murphy Sheaff and Bree Wallace were named in Qld's U15s.

Sunbury's slick six tightens hold on top four

Sunbury's Anthony Mollee with the Goodwill Chalice. Wide Bay League Rd 14: Sunbury v Doon Villa at Maryborough Cricket Club.

Sunbury is the first sole holder of the Goodwill Chalice

Bombers now in danger of missing the finals

CONTEST: Maroochydore reached higher in its win over ervey Bay Bombers.

HERVEY Bay's hopes are in jeopardy after a loss to Maroochydore.

Woods fires back at Gould over criticism of Blues

Aaron Woods of the Blues during State of Origin game two.

More fuel has been poured on the State of Origin fire.

NSWRL hits back at claims of Blues Origin drama

New South Wales Blues players Blake Ferguson (left) and Josh Dugan.

Group has released a statement addressing a host of claims.

Mal's rebuke: 'They didn't come up when it mattered'

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga.

Australian coach's stinging criticism of NSW.

Hodges wants Blues' 'booze brothers' ban

NSW State of Origin players Blake Ferguson (left) and Josh Dugan at the Blues training camp.

Queensland great takes aim at NSW players

The Blues stars on the chopping block for 2018

NSW Blues coach Laurie Daley speaks to the media.

Heads will roll from within the player group.

NSW hid drunk players before Origin III, says Ray Hadley

Dugan and Ferguson are in hot water again.Source:The Daily Telegraph

“We can’t have the lunatics running the asylum..."

Timing the key to athlete's gold medal win

Australian wheelchair racer proves that timing is everything to claim gold at world titles

Lyon says Hawkins' form is part of Geelong's problems

OUT OF TOUCH: Geelong's Tom Hawkins is in a form slump, says Garry Lyon.

Garry Lyon says Geelong's talls are coming up short

Reynolds in boozy pub incident

INVESTIGATION: Josh Reynolds is at the centre of the NRL's latest boozy incident.

Bulldog Josh Reynolds is in strife after an incident in a Sydney pub

Another golden day for young sprinter

GOLDEN GIRL: Riley Day (pictured during the 100m semi-final) helped lead Australia to gold in the Mixed 4x100m Relay at the 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games.

Schoolgirl sprinter wins gold again

Opals open FIBA Asia Cup with victory

OPALS DEBUT: Alanna Smith (pictured in action for the Stanford Cardinal) made her Opals debut in the side's 78-54 win over Korea in the FIBA Asia Cup.

Opals win FIBA Asia Cup opener

Why Cathy Freeman broke down after winning gold in 2000

Cathy Freeman reacts after winning gold at the 2000 Olympics.

“I just remember leaning over... and just shaking my head.”

Loss to Australia inspires England's World Cup win

WINNERS ARE GRINNERS: England players celebrate winning the women's World Cup 2017 final against India at Lord's.

Pace bowler Anya Shrubsole has led England to the Women's World Cup

Pakistan women have come a long way from death threats

Pakistani cricketers celebrate the dismissal of India's Harmanpreet Kaur during the ICC Women's World Cup.

Two decades since debuting they come up against Australia again.

Anasta spills on the off-field dramas at Roosters, Tigers

Roosters player Braith Anasta questions referee Alan Shortall in 2012.

Retired star players 288 games across three clubs.

'I did not think this would ever happen in my wildest dreams'

Giants defender Bec Bulley. Photo: Getty Images

Bulley prepares for Super Netball premliminary final with Giants

Cathy Freeman finds her love for athletics again

Former track and field athlete Cathy Freeman is a 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games ambassador.

Golden girl is an ambassador for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

What's happened to the great Novak Djokovic?

Novak Djokovic of Serbia during his game against Nick Kyrgios of Australia at Indian Wells.

Former world No.1 has gone from being tennis's king to its joker.

Firebirds legend has no regrets about retirement

Former players Clare McMeniman (left) and Laura Geitz celebrate a Firebirds win.

Clare McMeniman is loving the new Super Netball competition.

Rocket can't take a trick with Gold Coast Suns

Rodney Eade may only have six games left in charge of the Suns.

Does veteran coach deserve one last chance to make Suns a success

Origin victory answers an NRL premiership question

Cameron Munster proved his worth for the Maroons during State of Origin game three.

Can any team seriously pose a threat to Melbourne?

Blues need to discover Maroons' killer attitude

Jarryd Hayne  is tackled by Josh McGuire.

It was a good old-fashioned rugby league ambush.

Michael Ennis: Blues must learn from loss

UNDER PRESSURE: Jarryd Hayne (pictured right with Nathan Peats) must step up for NSW at Suncorp Stadium.

NSW can feel confident for series-decider, writes ex-Origin star.

Justin Hodges: Maroons inspired to win for JT

Ben Hunt makes a break during a Maroons State of Origin training session at Langlands Park in Brisbane.

Players want to honour a Maroons legend in Johnathan Thurston.

New chapter in classic Ford versus Holden battle

ON PACE: DJR Team Penske drivers Scott McLaughlin (front) and reigning champion Fabian Coulthard (left) will be among the favourites to claim line honours at the Watpac Townsville 400 this weekend.

Motorsport's great rivalry is alive and well, writes Mark Skaife.

Eddie McGuire opens up on his return to The Footy Show

Craig Hutchison.Source:News Corp Australia

EDDIE McGuire has addressed his return to The Footy Show

Smith injury concern just storm in tea cup

Cameron Smith is set to miss just one match for the Storm after being injured in Saturday night's win over the Raiders.

Melbourne skipper to make earlier-than-expected return

Widdop shines as Dragons unearth new star

Playmaker Gareth Widdop looks for support during the Dragons' Round 20 win over the Sea Eagles in Wollongong.

Dragons skipper steals show before rookie fullback comes to the fore

Wallaroos confident despite two-point loss to Waves

Waves centre Sekope Tua is hammered.

PETER Waters can take plenty of positives despite Wallaroos' loss.

Sharks skipper signals end is near

Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen has signed to play with the Sharks in 2018.

Gallen says contract could be his last after signing new deal

Horror injury overshadows Dogs' triumph in Cairns

Marcus Bontempelli of the Bulldogs clashes with Callunm Ah Chee of the Suns.

Veteran Dale Morris suffered a career-threatening blow against Suns.

Key forward lifts flat Bombers to win over Roos

Cale Hooker of the Bombers scores a goal against the Kangaroos.

Cale Hooker came alive in the last term with four goals.

Demons turn up the heat in defeat of Power

Demons players Jack Viney (left) and Tom McDonald react after McDonald kicked a goal.

Melbourne's pressure around the ball "first-class”.

MATCH FACTS: Doon Villa flies ahead of Sunbury clash

ON THE BALL: Daniel Bennett plays for Sunbury in the game at Brothers Sports Complex in Bundaberg.

Match Facts is a weekly dissection of numbers from Wide Bay League.

FQ revisits Pride, no change to Wide Bay's NPL plans

Western Pride footballer Gabby Hawash challenging for the ball against Heat earlier this season.

Wide Bay Buccaneers are one of 14 teams included in the women's NPL.

United press ahead after first loss since May

BACK HOME: United Warriors will face KSS Jets at Hervey Bay Sports Club tomorrow night.

Friday's game will kick off at 8pm

NewsMail Cup date could change again

IN CONTROL: Warrick Stuart plays for The Waves in Bundaberg.

Football Bundaberg is looking at a new date for the Cup final

WOMEN BUC'ING TREND: Everyone gets behind side

TOP TALENT: Bundy's Kijah Stephenson and Gin Gin's Bree Wallace could play for Wide 
Bay in a junior state competition next year.

What new Wide Bay Buccaneer side will mean for region

Wanderers bring back hometown favourite

Western Sydney Wanderers signing Mark Bridge.

Mark Bridge has signed a deal to rejoin Tony Popovic's squad.

Aussie cricketers chasing big target at World Cup

Opener Nicole Bolton has been among the stars for Australia with the bat at the Women's World Cup in England.

Allrounder says Aussies batters aiming up at Women's World Cup

England first through to cricket World Cup final

England's Anya Shrubsole celebrates with teammate Jenny Gunn after hitting the winning runs in the Women's World Cup semi-final against South Africa.

England edges out South Africa in semi-final thriller

Sri Lankan cricket veteran has Shane Warne in his sights

Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath celebrates taking the wicket of Zimbabwe's Hamilton Masakadza.

Rangana Herath has forged a career any bowler would be proud of.

Joe Root's England falls apart handing Test to South Africa

GOODBYE JOE: South Africa's Chris Morris celebrates bowling England captain Joe Root for eight in the Second Test at Trent Bridge

Joe Root has problems after his England's second Test collapse

Perry's star continues rise at World Cup with ICC rankings

TOP OF THE WORLD: Australia's Ellyse Perry is the leading all-rounder in women's one-day cricket.

Ellyse Perry is the top all-rounder in women's one-day cricket

National netball team to be called Samsung Diamonds

THE national netball team will be named the Samsung Diamonds as part of a naming rights deal announced by the electronics giant.

Champion outfit will have time on its side next time around

FORCEFUL: Geva Mentor of the Lightning competes for the ball during a Super Netball match against the Swifts at the University of the Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Captain was a stifling presence as goal keeper

Geitz 'missed being part of the Firebirds family'

Laura Geitz celebrates with Firebirds team mates after winning the grand final match of the 2016 ANZ Championship

Australian great will return to action next Super Netball season.

Laura Geitz to return to netball for 2018

Laura Geitz will make her comeback for the Queensland Firebirds in next year’s Suncorp Super Netball season.

Laura Geitz is returning to netball to give back to the sport

Lightning star struck out of Commonwealth Games team

Laura Langman in action for the Sunshine Coast Lightning during the Super Netball grand final.

Alexander disappointed Langman ruled out of Commonwealth Games team

Title-winning Lightning stars will be back to defend crown

Lightning players celebrate their win in the Suncorp Super Netball grand final.

All 10 players will be returning for 2018.

Caitlin Bassett netball clinic.

ON COURT: Bundaberg netballers participating in the Caitlin Bassett netball clinic.

Caitlin Bassett netball clinic.

Is your horse being fed the right stuff?

GYMPIE'S Ag-Solutions, known for its mineral fertilisers and animal supplements, has branched out into horse feed supplements.

Huge crowd enjoys the first Torbanlea rodeo

TOUGH STUFF: NSW senior rider David Leake braves the arena at the Torbanlea Rodeo last Saturday.

Turnout exceeds expectations

Fab day for racing family at Bundy Race Day

WINNER: Jockey Adam Spinks on Fab's Cowboy takes out the Haifa Bundy Cup.

Fab's Cowboy takes out the Bundy Haifa Cup

Wessel living the dream

ON TRACK: Jarrod Wessel is calling the Haifa Bundaberg Cup today.

Local returns home to call the Bundy Haifa Cup

Get your backside trackside for Bundy Cup today

Olivia Talan is looking forward to the Bundy Cup race day at Thabeban Park today.

There's nothing that's going to dampen race-goers spirit.

Top Sydney stable primed for raid on Queensland Cup

HARD TO BEAT: Soviet Courage, centre, looms as a danger runner in the Queensland Cup.

He's got a two-pronged assault on the Queensland Cup.

Check out proposal to help industry

Latest attempt to revitalise harness

Spieth's Open win has him in rarefied company

Jordan Spieth shook off the memory of his Masters implosion last year to win the British Open after recovering from a horror front nine

Day fires back after ice cream and movie

Australia's Jason Day prepares to putt on the 4th green  at Royal Birkdale

Aussie back in contention at British Open

Aussies blown away in second round of British Open

Australia's Adam Scott watches his shot off the ninth tee during the second round of the British Open.

American Jordan Spieth is now the outright leader at six-under.

Aussies in the hunt after first round of British Open

Australia's Aaron Baddeley on the fifth tee during the first round of the British Open.

VIDEO: Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar share lead.