Geelong coach Chris Scott said that despite the defeat, the Cats had taken a step forward prior to the finals.
Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson says his team will have to improve to go far in the finals.
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority chief Ben McDevitt says Stephen Dank should never again be allowed to work in world sport or even attend events.
South Sydney blew the opportunity to move into pole position and grasp one hand on the minor premiership after slumping to a disappointing loss at home to a rampant North Queensland Cowboys.
Were you unaware of the history of these teams the transformation from one half of the game to the other would have seemed fanciful.
With the NRL’s home and away season coming to a conclusion, the time for awards is looming. Michael Chammas spoke with some former greats of the game and members of Fairfax Media’s league reporting group to come up with a team of the season.
Australia's mens 4 x 100m freestyle relay team, that famously misfired in London, has rebounded to form with a stirring victory over the United States at the Pan Pacs championships on the Gold Coast.
There was no hiding at Eden Park for the Wallabies.
Dual international Israel Folau has described the All Blacks’ Bledisloe Cup lesson as one of the toughest losses of his career.
The father of former Cronulla forward Kade Snowden has taken aim at the club's 2011 coaching staff, saying the players have them to blame for unfairly being branded drug cheats.