No change for Ange as bid for qualification heats up

Ange Postecoglou says he will stick to his guns with his plans for the Socceroos as the bid for World Cup qualification comes to a crunch.

Thaiday ready for battle with Bulldogs

Sam Thaiday will take it up to the Bulldogs forwards this week.

Broncos veteran Sam Thaiday will not change his aggressive style.

'20 minutes as good as any' - Beams on that Lions opening

Brisbane Lions players celebrate scoring a goal

The Lions jumped from the blocks at Metricon Stadium

Reynolds relishing battle with Thurston

Adam Reynolds is ready to take on Johnathan Thurston.

Adam Reynolds is relishing taking on Johnathan Thurston.

Hess in the frame for Maroons jersey

Cowboys Coen Hess is being tipped to make his Origin debut this season.

Hess in line for Queensland Origin jersey.

Blues hold off on announcing Origin skipper

(from left) Queensland Maroons coach Kevin Walters, Queensland player Cooper Cronk, Blues player Aaron Woods and NSW coach Laurie Daley at the State of Origin Series launch at ANZ Stadium.

Blues hold off on announcing new skipper for Origin.

McQueen's great escape to Wests Tigers

Chris McQueen (left) is leaving the Gold Coast Titans for the Tigers.

THE Titans have been rocked by another player departure.

'Pest' Laura Clemesha hitting new heights with Firebirds

Laura Clemesha (right) of the Firebirds attempts to block Caitlin Thwaites of the Magpies.

It has been a baptism by fire for the six-foot-three Laura Clemesha.

Was Barca's comeback the best in history?

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard (left) holds the trophy after Liverpool's victory in the the 2005 UEFA Champions League final.

We run through some of sport's most memorable fightbacks.

Who's the strongest in the NRL?

Raiders forward Shannon Boyd.

These are the crowd-pleasers who can stop a whole gym.

Former Supercars champs gunning for title

Garth Tander is back at Garry Rogers Motorsport.

These title winners have lost none of their drive for success.

Laura Enever giving her all for surfing

Laura Enever is loving being able to give back to her sport.

Sydney girl has always been a generous soul.

The NRL's unlucky 16 for round one

Penrith recruit Tim Browne in action for the Bulldogs.

These are the players on the cusp of selection at your NRL club.

Careless whispers expose Cat tensions

Geelong coach Chris Scott.

Jimmy Bartel has finally let his feelings be known publicly.

Titans are the real NRL superheroes

Gold Coast Titans players celebrate a try during their round three NRL match against the Parramatta Eels at Cbus Super Stadium.

When under the pump the Gold Coast has produced some heroic wins.

Why Kohli is the Trump of world sport

India's captain Virat Kohli gestures towards Australia's Matt Renshaw as he runs to celebrate the dismissal of David Warner during the fourth day of the third Test in Ranchi.

The Indian captain is a law unto himself.

Thurston despised today but loved tomorrow

Cowboys skipper Johnathan Thurston is swamped by teammates after kicking a field goal to down the Brisbane Broncos in extra time on Friday night.

Cowboys great tests appeal with extra-time thrillers

Seeing is believing ... Barcelona completes impossible dream

Barcelona's Sergi Roberto celebrates after scoring the sixth goal during the Champions League round of 16, second leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday March 8, 2017. Barcelona won 6-1. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Just when you thought you had seen everything ...

Memo to NRL: Don't bring back the biff

James Graham and Will Chambers after the Round 1 NRL match between the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and the Melbourne Storm at Belmore Sports Ground in Sydney, Saturday, March 3rd, 2017. (AAP Image/Craig Golding) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

In round one three players were reprimanded for punching.

Thurston sees big things ahead for Taylor and Elgey

GREAT POTENTIAL: Johnathan Thurston tells Titans fans to be patient with young Ash Taylor

Thurston: Have patience with young Titan playmakers Taylor and Elgey

Titans undone by Cowboys rookies

Gideon Gela-Mosby scores for the Cowboys.

North Queensland have unearthed a 'special three'.

Graham outstanding as Sharks see off Eels

Michael Jennings (centre) of the Eels is tackled by Matt Prior (right) and Wade Graham of the Sharks.

Captain-in-waiting led his team to victory against Parramatta 20-6.

DCE inspires Sea Eagles to thashing of Bulldogs

Daly Cherry-Evans of the Sea Eagles is tackled by Greg Eastwood of the Bulldogs.

Daly Cherry-Evans set the hallowed Brookvale turf alight.

Sharks have ready-made Origin replacement for Gallen

Matt Prior during a Sharks training session at Southern Cross Group Stadium.

Cronulla coach believes he's uncovered ex-Blues captain's successor.

NSW Origin hopeful emerges as Panthers flog Knights

Peter Wallace of the Panthers celebrates with Reagen Campbell-Gillard after scoring against the Newcastle Knights.

VIDEO: Penrith ran riot over a hapless Newcastle, winning 40-0.

Cloke and daggers: Magpie fans slammed for boos

New Bulldog Travis Cloke embraces former teammate Tyson Goldsack after his first game against the Magpies.

"The bogan element of the Collingwood supporter group”

Hanley brothers fly home for urgent family matter

AFL pair recently spent time in Ireland with terminally ill brother.

Emotional win for returning Bombers

DRAMA OVER: Essendon's Michael Hurley says the Bombers' supplements saga is finally over.

Michael Hurley says Essendon's troubles are finally behind the club.

Socceroos stars defend new playing system

Tomi Juric in action against Iraq.

Tomi Juric says players will stick with the new-look system.

Sydney team the greatest, says Glory coach Lowe

Sydney FC players can celebrate winning the Premiers' Plate.

SYDNEY FC have secured the Premiers' Plate with three rounds left.

Drought over as Andorra earns a draw

Andorra has broken a streak of 58 losing games with a draw against the Faroe Islands.

Andorra has finally broken its sequence of 58 consecutive defeats.

Aloisi hits back at Roar's critics

Jamie MacLaren celebrates his goal against Melbourne Victory.

BRISBANE coach John Aloisi slammed the club's detractors.

Roar striker's stunner clinches win over Victory

Jamie MacLaren of Brisbane Roar celebrates scoring against the Victory.

VIDEO: Jamie Maclaren rammed home his 15th goal of the season.

Hodge questions Kohli's motives

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Brad Hodge questions Virat Kohli for missing the fourth Test.

Warne's good turn helps debutant rout Aussies

FINE DEBUT: India's Kuldeep Yadav thanked Shane Warne for coaching tips.

Warne's instructions helped Indian spinner Kuldeep Yadav

Hodge says Smith can score 50 Test tons

Brad Hodge predicts that Australian Test captain Steve Smith will score up to 50 Test centuries.

Brad Hodge predicts Steve Smith will score "40 or 50” Test centuries

Rookie skittles Aussies after Smith notches ton

Australian captain Steve Smith.

Australia was pegged back by a debutant spinner on the opening day.

'You've got to convince him'

India's Virat Kohli during the practice session ahead of the fourth Test against Australia in Dharmsala.

Indian great slams absence of Virat Kohli for deciding Test.

Star shooter to return for Queensland derby

But the reigning champions will be without the services of savvy South African centre Erin Burger

Plenty to learn for Magpies in tight win, says coach

Caitlin Thwaites scored the match-winning goal for the Magpies.

Magpies get last-gasp win over Swifts.

Magpies swoop to take last-gasp win

Caitlin Thwaites of the Magpies scored the winning goal in a tight finish against the Swifts.

Caitlin Thwaites has sealed a dramatic 55-54 win for Collingwood.

Vixens continue winning ways against GWS

Mwai Kumwenda of the Melbourne Vixens.

Melbourne side chalked up a third straight win.

Wood and Bassett spark Lightning to dominant win in Perth

NETBALL: Sunshine Coast Lighting v Melbourne Vixens at Caloundra Indoor Stadium. Lighting's GA player Stephanie Wood takes aim.

Sunshine Coast confirms its title credentials.

Aiken to miss first game since 2008

Romelda Aiken of the Firebirds in action.

Firebirds shooter has a minor knee niggle.

Former Diamond in line for shock Thunderbirds call-up

Renae Ingles could be set for a Thunderbirds return.

Renae Ingles has not played netball since October 2015.

Jockey brought back to earth after first-up win

Truly a day of highs and lows for apprentice Matthew Poon

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Tragedy mars Godolphin's moment of glory

Jockey Craig Williams was kocked out after a fall in the Mornington Cup.

Tally's victory was overshadowed by what happened to The Gold Trail.

Weir drought ends in Sydney, now for the flood

Leading trainer Darren Weir.

Trainer has the talented Humidor among the favourites for The BMW.

Mackay man seen 'beating horse around the head'

The commission inquired into allegations that the Mackay trainer mistreated a thoroughbred racehorse in his care.

Trainer caught 'beating a horse around the head'

Trainer closing in on record-breaking century

Trainer Darren Weir at Flemington.

Darren Weir on verge of training 100 city winners for the season.

Johnson confirms No.1 status with third-straight win

Dustin Johnson has become the first player to win all four legs of the World Golf Championship, winning the Dell Technologies Match Play over Spain's Jon Rahm.

Jason Day's mother undergoes surgery

Jason Day of Australia watches a tee shot at Austin County Club.

Dening was diagnosed with lung cancer at the beginning of 2017.

Jason Day forced out of tournament as mum fights cancer

Jason Day hugs his mum Dening.

"It’s really hard to comprehend being on the golf course right now."

Leishman win earns spot at the Masters

Marc Leishman, of Australia, poses with his family, while holding the championship trophy after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, March 19, 2017. With Leishman are sons, Harvey, 5, left, and Oliver, 3, and wife, Audrey. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

MARC Leishman has stretched the Aussie Masters contingent to five.