“Referees deserve respect and support,” Abdo affirms, backing match officials.

NRL CEO Andrew Abdo has voiced his backing for the game's referees, emphasizing the need for increased respect towards match officials. Abdo's remarks come in the wake of a weekend marked by intense scrutiny directed at referees and Bunker officials, particularly regarding contentious decisions such as the try awarded to Gold Coast winger Phillip Sami and the no-try call against Warriors winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak. In Saturday's match against the Bulldogs, the Wests Tigers found themselves concluding the[more...]

Why not allow Jake Fraser-McGurk to unleash his potential for Australia?

Let's be frank, we were all eager for it. Almost everyone, except those actively opposed to 20-over cricket, would have relished the opportunity to witness Fraser-McGurk unleash his explosive talent, especially after his stellar performance in the Indian Premier League over the past three weeks. However, instead of staying on for the T20 World Cup following his dominant IPL display, he will return home from India. It's rare for the IPL to capture attention in Australia, but[more...]

The Avalanche secured a commanding 5-2 triumph over the Jets in Game 2, offering significant insights into their performance

The Avalanche asserted themselves with a convincing 5-2 victory over the Jets in Game 2, leveling the playoff series at 1-1. Here's a breakdown of the key takeaways from the matchup at Canada Life Centre: Series Tied:Colorado executed their mission perfectly by snatching a crucial win in Winnipeg, setting the stage for Game 3 back home with the series now even. Their potent offense once again found success against Connor Hellebuyck, notching four goals in a dominant[more...]

A legendary figure delivered a scathing verdict as Manchester United narrowly escaped an all-time choke in the FA Cup semi-final, expressing embarrassment despite the victory.

Manchester United survived an astonishing collapse to defeat Coventry on penalties in a memorable FA Cup clash on Sunday, securing a second consecutive FA Cup final showdown against Manchester City. Erik ten Hag's squad clinched the shootout victory at Wembley with a 4-2 result, with Rasmus Hojlund netting the decisive spot kick after the teams were deadlocked at 3-3 following extra time. The match epitomized the tumultuous season for Ten Hag's side, who have struggled in the[more...]

“We’re definitely making progress towards that goal,” says the first group of Australian track and field athletes chosen for the Paris Games, heightening anticipation as a 68-year aspiration takes shape.

There's a real chance that Australia could achieve its best medal count in athletics at an Olympic Games since 1956 in Paris this year. Several of Australia's leading medal contenders in athletics were chosen for the Paris Games in Adelaide on Sunday night, marking the first selection of track and field athletes after the conclusion of the national titles. Among those selected were high jumpers Nicola Olyslagers and Eleanor Patterson, discus thrower Matt Denny, and long jumper[more...]

As Mitch Marsh news saddens cricket fans, Mitchell Starc experiences a $4.4 million bounceback in the IPL.

Mitchell Starc showcased his best performance of the IPL cricket tournament thus far, claiming three wickets on Sunday as Kolkata Knight Riders dominated Lucknow Super Giants. Despite facing criticism for failing to justify his $4.4 million contract earlier in the tournament, the Australian cricket star rebounded in his signature style on Sunday. After a challenging start with Kolkata, where he remained wicketless in three out of four initial games, the $4.43 million acquisition finally demonstrated his prowess[more...]

Arina Rodionova and Daria Saville secured victories for Australia, giving them a 2-0 lead over Mexico in the Billie Jean King Cup tie held in Brisbane.

Arina Rodionova battled through team tennis nerves, while Daria Saville confidently propelled Australia to the brink of a return to the Billie Jean King Cup finals. With the hosts leading Mexico 2-0 after Friday's singles at Brisbane's Pat Rafter Arena, Rodionova clinched a hard-fought victory against Giuliana Olmos, triumphing 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 in a little over two hours. Meanwhile, Saville dominated her match against world number 562 Marcela Zacarias, winning 6-1, 6-0 in just 51 minutes. Australia[more...]

Team Update: Further Revisions

Injuries to experienced players Dallin Watene-Zelezniak and Marata Niukore have prompted additional lineup adjustments for the One New Zealand Warriors ahead of their fifth-round clash against South Sydney at Accor Stadium on Saturday (3.00 pm kick-off local time, 5.00 pm NZT). This development leaves the Warriors without five key players this week, following earlier setbacks involving utility Dylan Walker (ankle), second-rower Kurt Capewell (concussion), and half Luke Metcalf (broken leg), with the collective NRL appearances of the[more...]

Now available for acquisition is a highly uncommon 1991 Jaguar, boasting a mere 78 miles on the odometer.

An exceptionally rare modern Jaguar is currently available for purchase, as RM Sotheby's has recently listed one of the 27 road-legal XJR-15 supercars for sale in California. The car's rarity alone makes it noteworthy, but what's even more remarkable is that this particular example has accumulated fewer than 100 miles on its odometer. The genesis of the XJR-15 can be traced back to Jaguar's triumphs on the racetrack in the late 1980s and early 1990s with the[more...]