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Morris, Frizell released from Blues' squad

Canterbury centre Josh Morris and St George Illawarra back-rower Tyson Frizell have been released from NSW Origin camp to play NRL this weekend.

Eels star to face court on drug charges

Eels NRL star Corey Norman has been charged with drug possession after allegedly being caught with MDMA pills at Sydney’s Star Casino last weekend.

Cloke not looking for Collingwood exit

Collingwood forward Travis Cloke remains committed to the Pies despite an extended run in the VFL.

Choose your friends wisely, warns NRL boss

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg has promised to punish players who ignore a police warning for allegedly consorting with convicted criminals.
Lance Franklin. (AAP)

100-goal barrier up for grabs: Franklin

Sydney superstar Lance Franklin says he's not the only player capable of kicking 100 goals in the AFL this season.

NBA champs on verge of elimination

Golden State coach Steve Kerr admits his NBA MVP star Stephen Curry had a lousy night in another playoffs loss to the Thunder.
Justin O'Neill. (AAP)

Origin rookie 'daunted' replaced legend

Justin O'Neill reckons his Queensland selection would have reopened some old wounds for the banned Emerging Maroons players.

I thought my Origin days were over: Maloney

James Maloney and Adam Reynolds are acutely aware of the pressure on them as the latest State of Origin halves partnership for NSW.
Aaron Woods. (AAP)

Woods could be next NSW skipper

Tigers skipper Aaron Woods has emerged as a leading contender to take over the long-term captaincy of NSW after Paul Gallen retires.

Myles will defy critics: Civoniceva

Petero Civoniceva expects under-fire Queensland prop Nate Myles to defy the critics in the 2016 State of Origin series.

Fan favourite Hurrell released by Warriors

Gold Coast loom as the frontrunner to secure wrecking-ball centre Konrad Hurrell following his release from NRL rivals the Warriors.

Maroons will brutalise Moylan: Minichiello

Blues great Anthony Minichiello has warned rookie NSW fullback Matt Moylan to expert a brutal Origin initiation from Queensland.

Rasheed's blistering, bizarre attack on Tomic

Roger Rasheed has delivered an unrelenting attack on Bernard Tomic's attitude following the youngster's first-round French Open win.

Watson bowls Bangalore into IPL final

Shane Watson has helped the Royal Challengers Bangalore into the final of the IPL, taking four wickets in the qualifying-final against the Gujarat Lions.

Tomic regrets tanking, $10 million comment

Bernard Tomic says he's struggled in recent years to give consistent 100 per cent effort, but says he now knows that's the only way to get to the top.

Groth subject to Nadal masterclass

Australian underdog Sam Groth was given a masterclass by fourth seed Rafael Nadal which included an amazing 'tweener' winner.

Israel Folau's stint in Japan in doubt

Israel Folau's move to Japanese club NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes may not happen after they were relegated, a report said.

Djokovic scolds Kyrgios for 'circus' comment

It was not necessary for fiery Australian Nick Kyrgios to raise an incident involving Novak Djokovic with match umpires, according to the world No.1.

Mourinho agrees terms with Man Utd: report

Manchester United and Jose Mourinho have agreed terms over his contract to manage the EPL club, according the UK's Sky Sports.

Cup hero Payne weighs up retirement after fall

Patrick Payne says a decision on retirement will be left to his sister, Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle, when she recovers from a race fall injury.