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Western Sydney Wanderers v Leeds United: friendly game – live!

9.55am BST09:55 Despite the distance between the West Riding of Yorkshire and the western suburbs of Sydney this isn’t the first time some of these...

Sports quiz of the week: Cori Gauff, Antoine Griezmann and Calypso...

Who won early? Who beat England? Who earned what?In which European capital city did the Tour de France begin this week?OsloBrusselsParisAndorra la Vella...

Queensland cling to spirit of ‘95 in face of NSW's influential...

In 1995 during the vexed cluster of the Super League war, Paul Vautin led a team of tyros and try-hards into a State of...

Geelong star Patrick Dangerfield happy to give brain to concussion research

AFL Players Association president Patrick Dangerfield is all for donating his brain to post-mortem concussion research after last month the disease CTE was found...

Kerry Katona’s ex-husband George Kay dead: Star 'heartbroken' as George dies...

Kerry Katona, 38, is said to be “heartbroken” after George Kay, the father of her youngest daughter, Dylan-Jorge, five, has died at the age...

Super League should take NRL's lead and promote international matches

There were five senior men’s internationals played at the weekend, but British readers may have missed out on this cosmopolitan extravaganza. Three of the...

Concussion in sport: brain disease found in two former NRL players

A disease linked to repeated concussions in American sport has been found in the brains of two former Australian rugby league players. The discovery...

Brad Fittler's State of Origin gamble pays big dividends | Nick...

The 2019 State of Origin series will head to Sydney for a decider in 17 days time after Brad Fittler’s monstrous Origin gamble paid...

Rugby-playing detective tackles intruder

An Australian detective was forced to take action after an unexpected interruption to a press conference by a man who had allegedly made inappropriate...

Lebanon rugby league players threatened with jail over planned protest

The Lebanon Rugby League Federation has threatened Cedars players with jail, fines and suspension if they follow through with a protest during Saturday’s Test...

Carol Vorderman: ‘I dread it’ Countdown star opens up on service...

Carol Vorderman, 58, and her co-host Owain Wyn Evans were discussing sleeping tips on BBC Radio Wales yesterday.The Countdown favourite admitted she doesn’t have...

Warrington switch from union may start a trend, says Luther Burrell

Luther Burrell believes his switch to rugby league could pave the way for further union players to follow in his footsteps and has had...

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia

Sacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau has taken his case to the Fair Work Commission, saying his employment was terminated because of his religion. On...

Queensland belief shines through in classic State of Origin victory |...

State of Origin rugby league is intense. It is physical, high-pressure and largely risk-free, but actually not that “entertaining”, at least early, in terms...

Why we should all support Cody Walker's quiet refusal to sing...

There are several things patently wrong with Australia’s national anthem. Firstly setting aside the mistaken presumption that it is compulsory to stand and sing...

Cody Walker insists he won't sing national anthem at State of...

Cody Walker will not sing the Australian national anthem before next week’s State of Origin opener in Brisbane, but says the decision is “just...

Super League chief ‘not losing sleep’ over Anfield Magic Weekend sales

What next for Super League’s Magic Weekend? The event relocates to a sixth different home in its 13-year history this weekend, but as Anfield...

Quentin Pongia, former New Zealand rugby league captain, dies aged 48

Tributes are flowing in for former Canberra and New Zealand forward Quentin Pongia, who has died from cancer aged 48. Pongia played 137 NRL games...

Jack de Belin ruling offers NRL vindication if not cause for...

Rugby league’s “summer from hell” in which sex tapes jockeyed for attention with nudity, stupidity, drunkenness and allegations of violence and aggravated sexual assault,...