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Great NRL expectations for Raiders  >  Rugby League

Canberra will have to cope with the unfamiliar tag of premiership contenders as they enter the 2017 NRL season.

Manly to keep Matai and Stewart's spirit  >  Rugby League

Brett Stewart and Steve Matai might not run out for Manly in the 2017 NRL season, but the club's players are desperate to ensure they continue their legacy.

Ban homophobic A-League fans: gay club  >  Football

Advocates for gay rights in Australian soccer want A-League fans who unfurled a homophobic banner to cop lengthy bans.

Flying winger Li to make Highlanders debut  >  Rugby Union

Recruited winger Tevita Li has won a starting berth for the Highlanders and is one of five players poised to debut for the southerners against the Chiefs.

Banner turns Arnie's daughters off derbies  >  Football

Four days after members of Western Sydney's active fan base unfurled their offensive tifo, Graham Arnold is yet to receive even a private apology from the club.

Rebuilt Karmichael ready to dominate again  >  Rugby Union

For the first time in eight years, Karmichael Hunt says he feels like he's ready to dominate a game of football again.

Matulino suffers post-surgery infection  >  Rugby League

Warriors prop Ben Matulino has suffered an infection after an early January knee operation, requiring him to wear an antibiotic pack.

Tamou out to prove critics wrong: Merrin  >  Rugby League

Trent Merrin believes new teammate James Tamou has a point to prove heading into his first season with Penrith.

Pressure on India in Test series: Aussies  >  Cricket

Australia have attempted to turn up the heat on India prior to the first Test, with Josh Hazlewood declaring all the pressure will be on the hosts in Pune.

Marc Leishman chasing PGA Sunday best  >  Golf

Australian golfer Marc Leishman is hoping to improve his final-round performances at this week's Honda Classic in Florida.

South Africa send Black Caps in to bat  >  Cricket

Series leaders South Africa have sent New Zealand in to bat in the second one-day international at Hagley Oval.

Learn and move on quickly, Popa tells WSW  >  Football

Tony Popovic has emphasised Western Sydney must learn from their shock 4-0 ACL defeat to Urawa Reds in time to face Shanghai SIPG in China next week.

Showdowns to shape the India-Aust series  >  Cricket

There will be a couple of absorbing battles within the battle in the four-Test series between Australia and India.

First Test make or break in India: Gilly  >  Cricket

Former Test wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist says Australia's hopes in India rest on winning the series opener.

AFL bounce has no benefit: umpires' coach  >  AFL

Hayden Kennedy is concerned about the centre bounce's impact on the physical well-being of AFL umpires.

Horn on standby as Pacquiao bout uncertain  >  Other Sports

Manny Pacquiao's adviser says Jeff Horn is one of a number of boxing candidates for the Filipino's next fight.

Gibson opts for Tahs' strongest scrum  >  Rugby Union

NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson expects the Force to test his side in the scrum and also with their kicking game in Saturday's Super Rugby match in Sydney

Wayne Rooney's future at Man Utd uncertain  >  Football

Speculation is rife Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney may be headed to the Chinese Super League.

I needed to get out of Sydney: Foran  >  Rugby League

In his first public comments since signing with the Warriors, Kieran Foran hailed the decision to escape the Sydney fishbowl existence.

Bernard Tomic's shocking 2017 rolls on  >  Tennis

Bernard Tomic has lost in the first round of a tournament for the third time this year, this time in Delray Beach.

McKinnon and womens AFL in Sydney rising  >  AFL

Just a few years ago, Erin McKinnon's family had to help form an Australian rules team for her to play in, now she's the AFLW's latest Rising Star

Roly-poly goalie resigns after Pie-gate  >  Football

It was the pie-eating stunt seen around the football world but now Sutton's cult hero goalkeeper Wayne Shaw has turned in his resignation from the club.

Roar cubs underline A-L expansion case  >  Football

John Aloisi says the stunning emergence of Brisbane Roar's younger players shows why there is a desperate need for A-League expansion.

Aussies forecast ruthless T20 approach  >  Cricket

Australia's Twenty20 cricketers have forecast a ruthless approach in their dead-rubber against Sri Lanka in Adelaide.

Joey Johns backs Peachey as Origin bolter  >  Rugby League

Andrew Johns has called for Penrith utility Tyrone Peachey to be selected in this year's NSW State of Origin side.