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Dragons giant Leilua finds his feet  >  Rugby League

St George Illawarra giant Luciano Leilua says he's set a new standard for himself after starring in the Dragons' win over the Wests Tigers.

NRL Raiders frustrated by enigmatic ways  >  Rugby League

Josh Hodgson is a "frustrated" Canberra captain after the Raiders beat the Sydney Roosters following a season of missed opportunities.

Crows coach dismisses outside AFL help  >  AFL

Adelaide coach Don Pyke says he doesn't need anyone from outside the AFL club to help review a failed season.

Eagles sweat on Kennedy, Darling in AFL  >  AFL

West Coast may need to beat Brisbane at the Gabba on Sunday to secure second spot on the AFL ladder without their best two forwards.

Roosters coach Robinson slams NRL 'circus'  >  Rugby League

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has slammed the coaching merry-go-round "circus" while praising the salary cap to keep the NRL a close competition.

Wounded Wallabies head for Waiheke Island  >  Rugby Union

The Wallabies will escape Auckland and stay at an island resort in the lead-up to their latest Bledisloe Cup crack at the All Blacks at Eden Park.

North coach unsure of landing big AFL fish  >  AFL

North Melbourne coach Brad Scott says he has no idea whether his AFL club will land any big midfield signings.

NRL's top-six logjam longest in history  >  Rugby League

Just two points separate the top-six NRL sides following a weekend of upsets, making for the tightest battle at the top with two rounds to play in history.

Adelaide extinguish Roos' AFL final hopes  >  AFL

North Melbourne need a miracle to make the AFL finals after losing by nine points to Adelaide.

Swans soar in AFL when backs to the wall  >  AFL

DANE RAMPE of the Swans is tackled during the AFL match between the Sydney Swans and the West Coast Eagles at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney's Dane Rampe says his AFL side produce their best form under pressure, having proven doubters wrong yet again as they hunt a top-four spot.

What happened in round 22 of the AFL  >  AFL

A snapshot of what happened in round 22 of the AFL season.

Melbourne put AFL finals' Demons to rest  >  AFL

Melbourne have booted the last three goals of the match to secure a 17-point win over West Coast in Perth, securing their spot in the finals.

AFL priority pick talk worries Beveridge  >  AFL

There is growing speculation that Gold Coast and Carlton will apply for priority draft picks.

Lewis shows NRL clutch quality  >  Rugby League

LACHLAN LEWIS of the Bulldogs kicks the match winning field goal during the NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the New Zealand Warriors at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Canterbury five-eighth Lachlan Lewis has announced himself as an NRL star of the future after booting a field goal in the Bulldogs' 27-26 win over the Warriors.

Eagles' top-two hopes in AFL dealt a blow  >  AFL

West Coast conceded the final three goals of the match to suffer a 17-point loss to Melbourne at Optus Stadium.

Snapshot of round 23 of the NRL  >  Rugby League

A look at the NRL following round 23.

Canberra upset Roosters in NRL thriller  >  Rugby League

Raiders coach RICKY STUART looks on before the NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the Canberra Raiders at Cbus Super Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia.

Canberra have reversed their 2018 fortunes in close games, pipping NRL premiership fancies Sydney Roosters 14-12 at GIO Stadium.

Nisbet wins again on Australasian tour  >  Golf

DANIEL NISBET of Australia plays a shot during the Clearwater Bay Open PGA Tour at Clearwater Bay in Hong Kong.

Queenslander Daniel Nisbet has won the Northern Territory PGA Championship by two shots with a 19-under-par total score.

Fifita anger not good look for NRL: Lewis  >  Rugby League

ANDREW FIFITA warms up during the Tonga Rugby League World Cup Semi Final Captain's Run at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Luke Lewis admits Andrew Fifita's outburst at Cronulla's coaching box after scoring a try against North Queensland wasn't a good look for the game.

Bulley joins Giants netball departures  >  Other Sports

BEC BULLEY of the Giants catches the ball during the Super Netball match between the Giants and the Thunderbirds at AIS in Canberra, Australia.

Bec Bulley has joined teammate Susan Pettit in retiring after the Giants' Super Netball preliminary final loss.

Lewis fires Dogs to win over Warriors  >  Rugby League

LACHLAN LEWIS of the Bulldogs celebrates kicking the match winning field goal during the NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the New Zealand Warriors at ANZS in Sydney, Australia.

Lachlan Lewis has kicked a 79th-minute field goal for Canterbury to claim a 27-26 NRL win over the Warriors.

Bontempelli beats bad back to star in AFL  >  AFL

MARCUS BONTEMPELLI of the Bulldogs looks on during the AFL JLT Community Series match between the Western Bulldogs and the Hawthorn Hawks at Mars Stadium in Ballarat, Australia.

Marcus Bontempelli led the way as the Western Bulldogs kicked four goals to two in the last quarter to seal a scrappy win over bottom side Carlton.

Stop warning and start binning: Fittler  >  Rugby League

BRAD FITTLER poses during a press conference at the Star announcing his new role as coach of the New South Wales State of Origin team in Sydney, Australia.

More players have been sin-binned this year than any other in the NRL-era, but Brad Fittler says referees must stop warning captains and march more players.

Mitchell Johnson retires from all cricket  >  Cricket

MITCHELL JOHNSON of Australia prepares to bowl during the 1st Investec Ashes Test match in Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Australia bowling great Mitchell Johnson has announced his retirement from all levels of cricket.

Lightning into Super Netball grand final  >  Other Sports

Sunshine Coast Lightning have beaten the Giants to earn a spot in the Super Netball grand final against West Coast Fever.