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Smith, Simmons return to Reds line-up  >  Rugby Union

Experience Queensland forwards George Smith and Rob Simmons have been re-called to the starting XV for the Reds' Super Rugby clash with the Hurricanes.

Raiders trying to handle tight NRL tussles  >  Rugby League

The Raiders are focused on stamping out handling errors as they aim to beat Parramatta and get their NRL season on track.

Foran 'smiling again' as NRL return looms  >  Rugby League

Kieran Foran says he is on the fringe of a full recovery, both mentally and physically, as he builds towards a long-awaited Warriors debut in the NRL.

Sam Reid to finally beat family AFL curse  >  AFL

Sydney's 2012 premiership player Sam Reid is still striving to put a consistent year together as he prepares to play his long-awaited 100th AFL game.

Broncos play down Adam Blair injury  >  Rugby League

Brisbane have played down an injury to Adam Blair ahead of their NRL clash with Canterbury despite the prop leaving training early on Wednesday.

Tigers target Magpies goalsneak Fasolo  >  AFL

Richmond defender David Astbury says the Tigers must shut down dangerous Collingwood forward Alex Fasolo in Thursday's AFL clash at the MCG.

Chiefs landmark looms for evergreen Messam  >  Rugby Union

Liam Messam describes his looming 150th Super Rugby game for the Chiefs as another day at the office.

Smith's Super milestone for Highlanders  >  Rugby Union

Aaron Smith will bring up 100 Super Rugby games for a Highlanders team featuring five changes to face the Rebels in Dunedin on Friday.

Toughest time in Tigers' history: Lawrence  >  Rugby League

Long-serving Wests Tigers player Chris Lawrence says he can't recall a more turbulent period in his 11 seasons at the club.

Aussie golfers face desperate Masters bid  >  Golf

Nine Australians will be among the 115 golfers trying desperately to win the last ticket to the Masters at this week's US PGA Tour's Shell Houston Open.

Portugal lose in Ronaldo homecoming match  >  Football

Portugal have lost to Sweden in captain Cristiano Ronaldo's first international in his hometown while the VAR system played a role in Spain's win over France.

Hasler confident NRL contract will be done  >  Rugby League

Canterbury coach Des Hasler says he is unfazed by the media pressure surrounding his position, and he hopes to have an extension with the NRL club soon.

Six key questions after an epic series  >  Cricket

An epic Test series between Australia and India has thrown up several talking points.

AFLW star to make call on Opals and Tokyo  >  AFL

AFLW best and fairest winner Erin Phillips is yet to decide whether she will try to be part of the Australian Opals basketball campaign for the Tokyo Olympics.

Postecoglou on the defence over new system  >  Football

Ange Postecoglou has launched another fierce defence of Australia's new formation after Tuesday night's vital 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over UAE.

India eye world cricket domination  >  Cricket

India captain Virat Kohli and coach Anil Kumble are craving success outside their homeland.

Dead-ball threat pleases 'Roos skipper  >  Football

He'd like the Socceroos to score more from open play but captain Mile Jedinak says the team's dead-ball work has been delivering.

Kiwi heartbreak as South Africa win series  >  Cricket

The Black Caps have lost the three-match Test series 1-0 to the Proteas after rain abandoned play on the final day of the decisive third Test.

Australia's hits and misses in India  >  Cricket

There were no shortage of highlights, lowlights and surprises during an epic Test series between Australia and India.

SA with backs to the wall in Shield final  >  Cricket

Victoria will resume with a 238-run lead and eight second-innings wickets in hand when play resumes on day four of the Sheffield Shield final in Alice Springs.

Taupau vows to keep aggressive NRL style  >  Rugby League

Manly enforcer Marty Taupau says he won't change his aggressive approach to the NRL after returning from a shoulder charge suspension last week.

Port's Hartlett at peace again in AFL  >  AFL

After a period of tumult, Port Adelaide's Hamish Hartlett is at peace again in the AFL.

Bulldogs hand attacking keys to NRL rookie  >  Rugby League

Canterbury have handed little-known Matt Frawley a debut at halfback in place of the suspended Moses Mbye for this week's clash against Brisbane.

Greenwood's recovery is good news for Pies  >  AFL

Collingwood have suffered injuries to key personnel early in the season but midfielder Levi Greenwood should return quicker than first thought.

Kearns wants ARU to 'show some cojones'  >  Rugby Union

Former Wallabies captain Phil Kearns is disappointed that the Western Force are said to be facing the chop and says it's time the ARU stood up to SANZAAR.