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20 April 2018 11:41 AM Anna Korovata rises to be Australia's first female rugby club captain

Korovata was surprised when she was announced as the Owls' co-captain alongside first-grade prop Max Bode at a pre-season event earlier this year. It's believed Korovata is the first female player in Australia to be given the club captaincy job of both men's and women's teams. But her rise really shouldn't have been a surprise. Korovata's love of rugby 4

20 April 2018 8:09 AM Reigning MVP Nat Hurst leaves Canberra Capitals behind

It is understood Hurst wanted to be a free agent at the end of last season and test the waters as she nears the end of her illustrious career. The club opted not to wait on Hurst and made a move to sign star point guard Leilani Mitchell on a one-year deal as they look to snap a long finals drought. Rumours circulated Hurst had signed a reduced contract 5

20 April 2018 7:54 AM AIHL: Canberra Brave's Per Daniel Goransson, Kai Miettinen, Wehebe Darge in Australian team

"If you would have asked me in 2011 if I would have played ice hockey ever again, then I would have said 'no way'," Goransson said. "I guess everything happens for a reason. I came to Perth to study, I got a job and throughout my university degree I got to know the GM from the Perth Thunder. "It took them a couple of years to get me to lace up again 5

19 April 2018 3:54 AM Walker thinks blinkers will get Tangled over the line in Packer Plate

“I think the blinkers are going to make a big difference to him. At 2000m he is going to be very strong and he feels like a horse that is only going to get better with a bit more time,” Walker said. “It would be great for him to go out a winner because he is very genuine.” Tangled is the main reason for Walker coming to Randwick for the carnival finale 10

18 April 2018 10:35 AM How Ben Simmons is dominating the NBA in quintessentially Aussie style

Cold-calling Mr Gaze, Brown was impressive enough to be given an interview, and was soon installed indeed as Lindsay Gaze’s assistant at the Melbourne Tigers, learning from The Master. Lindsay wanted humility not hubris; hard-work not hot-dogging; knuckling down, not noise. He wanted a team that was just that, filled with players who would work for each other 10

17 April 2018 2:27 AM Emerging star Maddison Rocci set to shine with Canberra Capitals

"To be honest I thought it was pretty tough at the start," Rocci said. "To come in as a rookie into the WNBL, it’s a totally different ball game. To get the opportunity to start was so amazing and it was a good opportunity for me to see exactly how the competition really is. "At the start it was challenging but once I settled in and got to know all the girls 11

11 April 2018 11:22 AM Thirteen unlucky for some as cost of all-in brawl grows

Magpies' Benny Warner was the hardest hit, with a recent poor record increasing his punishment to five matches, while Blues lock Aisea Taholo will miss three games and teammate Michael Cullen is out for two. Former Canberra Raiders captain Terry Campese, Blues back Jake Wheeler and Magpies' Mitchell Edwards will all miss a week. Magpies' Willie Peace 13

11 April 2018 6:56 AM 'Never in my 14 years of refereeing have I seen such animosity': Crowe

A former New Zealand captain, who played at the highest level for seven years, Crowe's thoughts on the series provide context for one of the most spiteful contests in recent times. "Never in my 14 years of refereeing have I seen such animosity between two teams that was mainly a result of the debacle in the previous Test in Durban," Crowe wrote in his decision 11

10 April 2018 7:01 AM Cummins out of IPL with another back injury

Pace ace Pat Cummins has become the latest casualty of Australia's disastrous tour of South Africa after pulling out of the Indian Premier League with a back injury. Cricket Australia is erring on the side of caution with the star fast bowler, who has developed hot spots in his back after bearing a heavy workload during the series against England and South 12

8 April 2018 10:56 PM Reed staves off Spieth challenge to win Masters

Patrick Reed staved off Jordan Spieth's bid to rewrite the US Masters history books in recording the greatest 54-hole comeback in Augusta National history, scrambling to win his first green jacket on Monday (AEST). Former Masters hero Spieth threatened to write a Masters script for the ages, tying Reed for the lead late in the final round after starting 12