Junior Kiwis call-up surprises code-hopping Raider Roache

After just two years playing rugby league, Canberra Raiders half Paul Roache is surprised to be representing his country so soon after his code hop. The 19-year-old admits he's been amazed at how hard the switch from rugby union to rugby league has been, but credits former Raiders five-eighth Blake Austin and star hooker Josh Hodgson with helping him make the […]

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Hansen surprises with NZ changes for second Bledisloe

Hurricanes pair Jordie Barrett and Ngani Laumape have won surprise inclusions for the second Bledisloe Cup Test in Auckland, creating an All Blacks record in the process. Coach Steve Hansen was forced into both changes following injuries to Rieko Ioane (hamstring) and inside centre Ryan Crotty (concussion) during the 38-13 hammering of Australia in Sydney. Surprise: Jordie Barrett, with ball […]

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Heartwarming moment mother surprises her daughter with a new puppy

Heartwarming moment mother surprises her daughter with a new puppy – and the seven-year-old can’t stop crying with joy Jodie Jones surprised her daughter Izzy with a new puppy after their dog died Seven-year-old Terrier Tink died in January so Jodie decided to surprise Izzy Izzy was devastated when Tink died and burst into tears when she saw the puppy […]

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Sony picks quality over quantity in E3 event light on surprises

In an unorthodox pre-E3 press briefing, in which attendees were ushered through themed areas to watch game trailers rather than sitting in a theatre and listening to announcements, Sony has taken a polar opposite strategy to rival Microsoft. There was no businessy talk, just brand new looks at four massive upcoming Playstation-exclusive games from the biggest Sony-aligned studios. The Last […]

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Jimmy Fallon Surprises Parkland Students With Graduation Speech

Jimmy Fallon made a surprise speech for the students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Sunday, June 3. Back in February, a gunman killed 17 people during a mass shooting at the Parkland, Florida, school. “Today you’re graduating from high school. You should feel incredibly proud of yourselves,” the late-night host, 43, told the packed crowd. “You are not […]

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