Benbatl in fine fettle for Winx showdown

Benbatl trainer Saeed bin Suroor say his charge is ready to take on the mighty unbeaten Winx in Saturday's Cox Plate at Moonee Valley.
Winx is the highly-fancied favourite for the Australian contest this weekend after dominating the last four renewals of the Cox Plate and boasts a brilliant read more...

Looks Like A Shore Thing In Geordieland

In-Form Four Year Old Looks Good Back On Tapeta When a filly hits form it is often worth following her until she gets beaten and that might be the case with PURE SHORES, initially at Newcastle this evening.
She reverts back to an artificial surface after a second, and then two wins on turf, read more...

Ireland can cope without Schmidt – Browne

IRFU chief executive Philip Browne is adamant Ireland will be able to keep progressing even if Joe Schmidt doesn't sign a new deal.
Since taking charge of Ireland in 2013, Schmidt has guided the country to three Six Nations titles, including the 2018 Grand Slam, a series win in Australia and read more...

O’Loughlin hopes for Wigan deal

Sean O'Loughlin has played down speculation linking him with a move away from Wigan and hopes to sign a new deal.
The future of the Warriors captain is in the spotlight following strong rumours linking him with a switch to Super League rivals Leeds Rhinos for 2019. However after helping guid read more...

Wire snap up Walker

Warrington have confirmed the signing of Danny Walker from Widnes after the hooker penned a three-year deal with the club.
Born and bred in Warrington, Walker penned a professional deal with Widnes at the age of 16, making his debut for the Vikings in 2017. Now 19, Walker joins the club he h read more...

Cooper set for Rebels return

Quade Cooper has fired a dig at Reds coach Brad Thorn as he prepares to join the Melbourne Rebels for the 2019 season.
Cooper was just one season into a three-year deal with the Queenslanders, but Thorn slammed the door shut on him playing Super Rugby, despite calls for his return to the set read more...

Wawrinka out of Swiss Indoors

Stan Wawrinka has withdrawn from this week's Swiss Indoors tournament after suffering a back injury on Sunday.
The Swiss ace was practising with compatriot Roger Federer ahead of the Basel event but will play no part after picking up a problem. The 33-year-old is still on the comeback trail read more...

Herath to retire after first Test

Sri Lanka's left-arm spinner Rangana Herath has announced he will retire after the first Test against England at Galle in November.
The 40-year-old made his Test debut against Australia on the same ground in 1999 and has opted to call time on his career 19 years later. The veteran has taken read more...

Bertens downs Kerber in Far East shock

Kiki Bertens pulled off a shock win over Angelique Kerber at the WTA Finals on Monday, while Sloane Stephens beat Naomi Osaka.
Kerber is top seed for the season-ending event and looked like justifying that position when taking the first set with ease. However.
her Dutch opponent roared ba read more...

Ramsey’s European Tour card relief

Richie Ramsey was a relieved man after his tie for 11th at the Andalusian Masters ensured he retained his European Tour card for 2019.
The 35-year-old Scot was 124th in the rankings ahead of the final event of the regular season at Valderrama over the weekend and needed a strong performance read more...