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24 April 2016 8:42 PM Tasmania's mine safety laws 'don't match best practice', Beaconsfield investigator says

Tasmania's mine safety laws are still not strong enough, an expert has warned, nearly 10 years after the Beaconsfield mine rockfall killed one worker and trapped two others underground. Larry Knight died in the rockfall on Anzac Day in 2006. His colleagues Brant Webb and Todd Russell walked free after a fortnight-long rescue effort. A coronial inquiry 5

24 April 2016 9:42 AM Wanderers win sensational semi final in extra time

Wanderers players celebrate one of Romeo Castelen's three goals against the Roar. After scores were locked at 4-4 following an incredible 90 minutes at Pirtek, substitute Dario Vidosic proved to be the Wanderers’ hero, scoring the decisive goal on 102 minutes to send the club to a third decider in four years. In a truly incredible match, Roar stunned 41

24 April 2016 7:51 AM Super Rugby 2016: Brumbies defeated by Crusaders 40-41 in Canberra

HALFWAY through the Super Rugby season, the Melbourne Rebels suddenly lead the Australian conference after the Brumbies were hammered 40-14 by the Crusaders in Canberra. But rather than celebrate this surprising development, Australian rugby must concern themselves with more worrying statistics. Australian teams have won just two of 12 games against 14

23 April 2016 6:39 AM Sydney Swans defeat West Coast Eagles by 39 points at the SCG in Round 5

THE Sydney Swans have stamped their premiership credentials, with an emphatic 39-point win over last year’s grand finalists the West Coast Eagles at the SCG. After being jumped by the Eagles in the opening quarter, Sydney got down and dirty in the slippery and wet conditions to kick nine goals to four in the last three terms, including three to none in the last. It was a combination 12

22 April 2016 12:46 PM A fired-up Sam Burgess was unable to inspire the Rabbitohs to victory against the Broncos

NRL: A shot by Rabbitoh Sam Burgess on Broncos player Joe Ofahengaue sparked an all-in brawl early in the second half at Suncorp Stadium. A FIRE and brimstone cameo from Sam Burgess on Friday night briefly roused a lethargic and uncertain South Sydney from a NRL form slump, but their losing streak now extends to three defeats. The Broncos steadied themselves 15

22 April 2016 12:46 PM NRL 2016: Injury to Andrew McCullough sours Brisbane Broncos’ win over South Sydney Rabbitohs

BRONCOS hooker Andrew McCullough may have escaped a serious knee injury as Brisbane turned on the theatrics with a 30-8 blitz of the Rabbitohs last night. In an spiteful clash in front of 40,275, the Broncos continued their NRL premiership charge before James Roberts raced from Suncorp Stadium to be at the birth of his first child. The Broncos went into the encounter 35

22 April 2016 9:23 AM Live AFL: Hawthorn v Adelaide at the MCG, Round 5

AFL: Premiership Hawk Brian Lake has called on Adelaide's forwards to do more to protect Eddie Betts against Hawthorn. HAWTHORN hosts Adelaide in an eagerly anticipated clash at the MCG to begin Round 5 action in the AFL. Both teams find themselves vying for a top four position on the ladder following promising 3-1 starts to the year, with both winning 24

22 April 2016 7:28 AM Live coverage of Adelaide United v Melbourne City A-League semi final at Coopers Stadium, Adelaide

A-League: Former Adelaide captain Travis Dodd is live from Coopers Stadium ahead of the semi final between Adelaide United and Melbourne City. A-LEAGUE Premiers Adelaide United host Melbourne City in the first semi final of the 2015/16 season at Coopers Stadium tonight. After failing to win any of its first eight matches, Adelaide rocketed up the A-League 27

19 April 2016 6:51 AM Grand Final replay scrapped after AFL Commission meeting

AFL: St Kilda's Leigh Montagna has given the AFL's new Grand Final "golden point" rule the thumbs up, after he was involved in a drawn grand final in 2010. GOLDEN point will be used to decide a premiership if extra time can’t split teams under a radical overhaul of the AFL’s Grand Final rules. The AFL Commission on Tuesday made the historic decision 28

18 April 2016 10:52 AM NRL 2016: Penrith Panthers defeat Sydney Roosters on soaked Allianz Stadium

NRL: Latrell Mitchell bags a Greg Inglis-like try in the first half of the Sydney Roosters? clash with the Penrith Panthers at Allianz Stadium. THE glamorous Sydney Roosters — minor premiers for the past three years — remain anchored to the bottom of the NRL competition table after seven rounds. Yep, stone-motherless last. No-one could have — or would 20