McLaren has ‘mechanisms’ that could end Ricciardo’s F1 deal early

McLaren has ‘mechanisms’ that could end Ricciardo’s F1 deal early

During Renault’s move to McLaren, Ricciardo signed a three-year contract which, in theory, will keep him with the Woking team until the end of the 2023 season. The Aussie finds himself under increasing pressure after a rocky start to life at McLaren, with Brown recently admitting that Ricciardo’s performance fell short of team expectations. Ricciardo … Read more

Sydney Swans star Lance Franklin in hot water over hit on Trent Cotchin, one-match suspension, to miss round 12 clash

Sydney Swans star Lance Franklin has been handed a one-game ban for hitting Richmond’s Trent Cotchin, ruling out the 1,000-goal hero in his side’s showdown with Melbourne at the MCG. The incident happened during the second quarter of Friday night’s clash, when a frustrated Franklin lashed out at Cotchin after the Tigers midfielder paid close … Read more

Michael Maguire, Wests Tigers vs South Sydney Rabbitohs, Round 12, Indigenous Round

Michael Maguire, Wests Tigers vs South Sydney Rabbitohs, Round 12, Indigenous Round

Michael Maguire believes the Wests Tigers can still break their final drought despite falling to second-last after a convincing 44-18 loss to the Rabbitohs. The Tigers have now lost nine of their 12 games to start the year as pressure mounts on out-of-contract Maguire to turn the tide, but the coach remains stoic. “The season … Read more

Zarn Sullivan the hero as ‘baby’ Blues pip Waratahs 20-17 in Super Rugby Pacific thriller

Zarn Sullivan the hero as 'baby' Blues pip Waratahs 20-17 in Super Rugby Pacific thriller

At the Leichhardt Oval, Sydney: Blues 20 (Cameron Suafoa tries 66min, Luke Romano tries 74min; Jock McKenzie pen, asshole; Zarn Sullivan dg, asshole), Warata 17 (Mark Nawaqanitawase 2 tries 51min, 56min; Taine Edmed pen, 2 con). excl. tax: 3-0. Yellow cards: Adrian Choat (Blue) 28min, Akira Ioane (Blue) 29min. The ‘baby’ Blues did just that, … Read more

NRL 2022: Matt Lodge Warriors release, Nathan Brown press conference, video, Mark Robinson, fight

NRL 2022: Matt Lodge Warriors release, Nathan Brown press conference, video, Mark Robinson, fight

Warriors coach Nathan Brown has taken “full responsibility” for Matt Lodge’s early release which rocked the club earlier in the week. Warriors coach Nathan Brown has taken ‘full responsibility’ for Matt Lodge’s early release – although the club owner has revealed his fallout with the star prop was behind the exit. Lodge was released from … Read more

Alex Johnston hilarious press conference, record, South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Wests Tigers, Indigenous Round

Alex Johnston hilarious press conference, record, South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Wests Tigers, Indigenous Round

Souths flier Alex Johnston had the post-match press conference in stitches after scoring a hat-trick to overtake Nathan Merritt as the Rabbitohs’ all-time top try scorer. Johnston scored three goals in the 44-18 win over the Tigers, but was more excited to be at his first post-game press conference in a hilarious answer to his … Read more

West Coast mauled by relentless Western Bulldogs as Tim English struts his stuff in homecoming return

West Coast mauled by relentless Western Bulldogs as Tim English struts his stuff in homecoming return

Western Bulldogs ruckman Tim English made a stunning comeback from injury and illness to lead his side to a landslide 101-point AFL win over the ill-fated West Coast at Optus Stadium. The Englishman had been sidelined since the fifth set after a hamstring injury was followed by a severe flu attack that required hospitalization. But … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers hire Milwaukee Bucks assistant Darvin Ham as next head coach, sources say

Los Angeles Lakers hire Milwaukee Bucks assistant Darvin Ham as next head coach, sources say

Milwaukee Bucks assistant Darvin Ham has agreed to a four-year contract to become the Los Angeles Lakers’ next coach, sources told ESPN on Friday. Ham parted ways in the process in recent days, speaking with Lakers officials Thursday and inspiring an offer Friday afternoon, sources said. The Lakers have been sold on Ham’s stature and … Read more

Match report, stats, score, result, video, highlights

Match report, stats, score, result, video, highlights

The Western Bulldogs absolutely slaughtered the West Coast Eagles, setting new records en route to a 101-point victory at Optus Stadium. The Dogs earned their biggest win over the Eagles, eclipsing the 60-point victory in 2010, and set a new scoring record with 16 different scorers. The 25.11 (161) to 9.6 (60) win came thanks … Read more