Denver Test can be start of fabled contest like Origin: James Graham

To all the naysayers predicting the Denver Test won’t work, James Graham has a simple message: they said the same thing about State of Origin. History will show the interstate series, despite similar opposition from clubs during its inception, has gone on to be a raging pinnacle of the game. While only time will tell if the bold gamble to […]

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South Africa vs England: Danny Cipriani on mission to make No 10 shirt his own on first Red Rose start in decade

Red Rose boss Eddie Jones turned to the mercurial playmaker as he looks to save something from a lost series at Newlands tomorrow. Cipriani was ditched by Martin Johnson eight years ago and quit the country for Australia to escape the celebrity limelight after his relationship with glamour girl Kelly Brook ended. But now finally back in favour at the […]

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NBA Draft just the start as fresh Aussies chase hoop dreams

When it comes to making the NBA, being drafted is the first door, not the only entry. On Friday the NBA will host its annual draft in Brooklyn, New York, with 60 players selected – the first 30 receiving guaranteed contracts, the next 30 the chance to try out for the team who picks them. Dream shot: Australian St Mary’s center […]

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Swifts need fast start to hold off reigning champions Lightning

NSW Swifts came storming out of the blocks to lay a platform that proved their saviour in a 59-56 win over reigning premiers Sunshine Coast Lightning on Sunday. A nailbiting finish took both teams to their limit but NSW held firm to score an impressive Super Netball triumph and sit fourth on the ladder. Out of the blocks: Helen Housby […]

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Barry Manilow cancels start of Vegas residency due to infection

Barry Manilow, 74, is hospitalized with bronchial infection forcing him to cancel the start of his Las Vegas residency Copacabana singer was scheduled to begin shows at Westgate in Las Vegas Manilow, 74, says he’s under ‘the best care’ and will recover soon His residency will resume next Thursday, Friday, and Saturday  Barry Manilow has been forced to cancel shows […]

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Entrepreneurs to get fast-tracked ‘start up’ visas

Entrepreneurs to get fast-tracked ‘start up’ visas as ministers launch drive to boost business investment The new ‘start-up’ visa will allow non-EU non graduates to move to Britain  Home Secretary Sajid Javid said the plan will help boost innovation in the UK Theresa May is launching a crackdown on visas used by Russian oligarchs   Home Secretary Sajid Javid (pictured yesterday) announced plans […]

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Trump says denuclearization in North Korea will start ‘very quickly’

‘Kim is already destroying a testing site’ Trump says denuclearization in North Korea will start ‘very quickly’ despite experts warning that regime ‘may not dismantle everything’ without US involvement in the process President Trump said he and Kim had struck a deal after the official signing After the summit Trump said denuclearisation would take ‘a very long time’ Experts have […]

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Canberra Raiders name Josh Hodgson to start against Wests

Canberra Raiders second-rower Elliott Whitehead has praised the early return of hooker Josh Hodgson who will make his comeback against the West Tigers at Campbelltown Stadium on Sunday. Hodgson has been sidelined since rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament at the World Cup last November and Whitehead said his England teammate was a "massive" inclusion. Canberra Raiders hooker Josh Hodgson is set to start […]

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Magpies take flight after slow start to roll over Dogs

There is a moment in every match when the team trailing faces a critical juncture. That's to fight and lift, or let the contest meander and slip. For Collingwood, that point arrived at half-time in Friday night's clash against the Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium. Trailing by three goals, the Pies had to change. That would come through intent, philosophy […]

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