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Titans warn NRL rivals to be wary of Hayne  >  Rugby League

Gold Coast coach Neil Henry says Jarryd Hayne is still intent on making amends for his poor showing in State of Origin II.

Concussed Ben Smith out of Lions series  >  Rugby Union    

Israel Dagg is pleased Ben Smith's long-term health has taken precedence after the All Blacks fullback was ruled out of the Lions rugby series with concussion.

Sore Roos skipper set to face Suns in AFL  >  AFL

North Melbourne captain Jack Ziebell has a shoulder concern but is expected to be passed fit to lead the Roos in their AFL clash with Gold Coast.

Other JT ready to step up for Cowboys  >  Rugby League

North Queensland lock Jason Taumalolo has not ruled out a repeat of his season-opening heroics in Saturday night's NRL clash in Canberra.

Matildas star Kerr scores stunner in US  >  Football

Star Australian striker Sam Kerr has scored a stunning bicycle kick goal in the US domestic women's soccer league.

Magpie Elliott set to return to face Hawks  >  AFL

After recovering from an ankle injury, Collingwood forward Jamie Elliot is returning to the AFL side to play Hawthorn.

Jeff Horn's journey to his biggest bout  >  Other Sports

The career path of Australian boxer Jeff Horn as he prepares for his welterweight world title fight on Sunday against the legendary Manny Pacquiao.

Souths on bomb alert against Penrith  >  Rugby League

South Sydney NRL winger Braidon Burns is aware he will be targeted by former-club Penrith after he misjudged several kicks against them in round six.

Cricket boss Sutherland back home  >  Cricket

Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland has returned from England with no new pay agreement with the players in place yet and a deadline looming on Friday.

300th AFL match looms for Ablett  >  AFL    

Gary Ablett has completed Gold Coast's training session on Thursday and will be named by the Suns to on Saturday make his 300th AFL appearance.

Smith back for Storm after NRL break  >  Rugby League

Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith is set to rejoin his NRL teammates for their final training run ahead their game against Brisbane.

Broncos' Oates in doubt for Storm NRL game  >  Rugby League

Wayne Bennett says winger Corey Oates is in doubt for Friday night's NRL clash with Melbourne due to illness, but Ben Hunt will be starting halfback.

Pacquiao's Aussie trainer dismisses Horn  >  Other Sports    

Jeff Horn is no chance of springing an upset over Manny Pacquiao, according to the Filipino's Aussie conditioning coach Justin Fortune.

Mann re-signs with Dragons in NRL  >  Rugby League

Utility Kurt Mann has signed a two-year contract extension with St George Illawarra, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2019 NRL season.

Lions roll dice with Sexton-Farrell axis  >  Rugby Union

Johnny Sexton and Owen Farrell will play from the first minute in the British and Irish Lions' second Test against the All Blacks.

Matthews fears Goodes-like booing of Houli  >  AFL

AFL legend Leigh Matthews has backed the league's appeal of Bachar Houli's two-match ban for striking.

Phoenix boost A-League squad with Galloway  >  Football

Wellington Phoenix have signed Australian under-23 fullback Scott Galloway on a one-year A-League deal.

Aussie battler eyes dream Wimbledon debut  >  Tennis

Unheralded Andrew Whittington and teenage ace Destanee Aiava have led a big day for Australians in Wimbledon qualifying at the All England Club.

Mansour still battling mental demons  >  Rugby League

Josh Mansour has performed strongly for Penrith in his return from a knee reconstruction but admits there are still some mental hurdles to overcome.

Lanning wants no let up against Sri Lanka  >  Cricket

Australia skipper Meg Lanning has demanded her side maintain the ruthless streak they displayed against the West Indies when they meet Sri Lanka on Thursday.

Raiders can still play NRL finals: Rapana  >  Rugby League

Canberra winger Jordan Rapana says the Raiders are intent on making the finals despite their current three-match losing streak and a tough run home.

Slow starts biting Sharks hard in NRL  >  Rugby League

Slow starts have started to haunt reigning NRL premiers Cronulla with losses to Melbourne and Manly highlighting their need to open matches better.

Crows not too nice, says coach Don Pyke  >  AFL

Adelaide coach Don Pyke says his AFL side has plenty of competitive animals, scoffing at suggestions they're not tough enough.

Nic Nat hopes AFL spreads wings to Fiji  >  Other Sports

West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui says he'd love to see the AFL increase its presence in the South Pacific, especially if it meant playing a game in Fiji.

Houli awaits fate as AFL appeals ban  >  AFL

The AFL on Thursday will appeal the "manifestly inadequate" two-week suspension handed to Richmond's Bachar Houli.