HIGGINBOTTOM WITHIN REACH AT NORTHERN TERRITORY PGA

Charlestown's Jake Higginbottom has played himself into form at the Northern Territory PGA, he's just one stroke off the lead at the halfway point. He trails Queenslander Daniel Nisbett. (AUDIO IN PARTS) ...
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PEARCE DECLARES PONGA A POTENTIAL FIVE-EIGHTH OF THE FUTURE

Kalyn Ponga is yet to actually play in the halves, but Mitchell Pearce believes he could do so for Queensland, or even Australia, if he wants to. The Knights are looking to unleash a more ...
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NPL’S FINAL FOUR SET TO BE DECIDED

It's crunch-time in the NPL. The last place in the finals will be decided tomorrow night when Maitland and Hamilton take to the field - at the same time, but in different matches ...
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KRIS LEES EYEING LATE RUN AT THE EVEREST

After featuring in the inaugural event, Newcastle trainer Kris Lees knows just how special The Everest is. This year, his only shot at the $13-million race lies with three-time Group One winner Le Romain - ...
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SOUTHS PREPARE TO TACKLE CENTRAL ON SLEAPY’S DAY

A blow for Souths in Newcastle Rugby League, with captain Brendan Simpson to miss Saturday's clash with Central because of injury. His absence won't rattle the Lions, as they prepare to celebrate Sleapy's Day, raising ...
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NEWCASTLE HUNTERS LOOKING TO END GRAND FINAL HOODOO

The Hunters men have been to the Waratah Basketball League finals plenty of times before, but this weekend they're hoping to win the decider for the first time. The ladder leaders will start their campaign ...
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HUNTER BASKETBALLER EBZERY IN OPALS CAMP

Hunter basketballer Katie-Rae Ebzery is in Canberra this week for the Opals selection camp. The 28-year-old is hoping to retain her spot for next month's World Championships in Spain, with the Australian side keen to ...
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PREPS UNDERWAY FOR THE FERNLEIGH 15

A range of top Aussie athletes have signed up for the seventh running of the Fernleigh 15. Men's champion Jack Colreavy will be back to try and defend his crown on October 21, while an ...
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JASON STEVENS TO SET TO RELEASE HIS FIRST SCREENPLAY

He was a familiar face on the TV throughout his rugby league career - now Jason Stevens is making a name for himself on the silver screen. The former Blues and Australian frontrower is preparing ...
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KALYN PONGA SET FOR FIVE-EIGHTH ROLE AGAINST PANTHERS

It's something Knights fans have been calling for, now it seems they'll get a chance to see it. Kalyn Ponga is likely to move into the halves against the Panthers this weekend, in a shake-up ...
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PRESSURE NOT AN ISSUE FOR MATT HALL

He's leading the Air Race world championship at the halfway point of a season for the first time, but don't expect the pressure to overwhelm Merewether's Matt Hall. The former fighter pilot won't be making ...
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KALYN PONGA NAMED TO FACE PANTHERS

There was speculation he'd be rested but Kalyn Ponga has been named to face Penrith on Saturday afternoon. The superstar fullback has been carrying an ankle injury for the past few weeks, but will take ...
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JOEY CHAMPNESS BREAKS FOOT AT TRAINING

A major blow for the Newcastle Jets, with Joey Champness sidelined for up to 10 weeks, after fracturing his foot today at training. Champness was set to fill the void left by the suspended Roy ...
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DATE SET FOR OXBORROW APPEAL

There's hope for Broadmeadow Magic that Mitch Oxborrow can play in their FFA Cup tie next Tuesday, with an appeal hearing set down for Friday night. The former A-League midfielder was banned for five matches, ...
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RONALD VARGAS DECLARES HIS BEST IS YET TO COME

They're words to make any opposition A-League player nervous - Ronald Vargas believes his best is yet to come. The Venezuelan marquee is now back training in Newcastle, after an extended off-season, and says he ...
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SYDNEY BEARS TOO GOOD FOR THE NORTHSTARS

The Northstars have slipped to fifth in the Australian Ice Hockey League after a loss to the Sydney Bears. It was a tight opening term - with Newcastle the only side to find the net ...
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