Queensland

The veteran Wallabies' three-year exile ended as Rennie made eight changes for the Bledisloe opener

The veteran Wallabies’ three-year exile ended as Rennie made eight changes for the Bledisloe opener

Just three months ago, Bernard Foley was cruising around Sydney Harbor inventing a new rugby concept on the water, with his international rugby career arguably dead in the water. But on Thursday, Foley will become the fourth Australian to pull on the No.10 jersey for the Wallabies this year, with the 33-year-old taking his first …

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The Panthers' minor premiership claim was met when Cleary's selection pain emerged

The Panthers’ minor premiership claim was met when Cleary’s selection pain emerged

The Panthers have confirmed they will lift the JJ Giltinan Shield in front of a sell-out crowd at BlueBet Stadium next weekend. Ivan Cleary’s side secured a minor premiership with a 26-22 victory over the high-flying Rabbitohs on Thursday night – and now the veteran coach faces a big decision regarding his squad’s fitness. The …

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"What game!"  - Maroons seals exciting excitement when the Blues in the epic refused a chance at the last breath

“What game!” – Maroons seals exciting excitement when the Blues in the epic refused a chance at the last breath

The Maroons defeated the Blues 16-10 on three attempts two in the opening Origin series, which had everything, including a controversial ending at Accor Stadium. The Maroons led 16-4 after eight minutes of play before Cameron Murray’s attempt gave the Blues a chance to claim a gold point. However, Isaah Yeo was in the last …

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Latrell "Next to No Chance" for Game 2;  Slater confirms Maroons: Origin Daily change

Latrell “Next to No Chance” for Game 2; Slater confirms Maroons: Origin Daily change

Rabbitohs star Latrell Mitchell seems very unlikely to return to action in time for Origin II. New South Wales coach Brad Fittler is set to replace the Origin I Blues team on Wednesday night – and “it makes a lot of sense”. Speaking of switches, Queensland coach Billy Slater has confirmed that the backline weapon …

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Players Relax for "Terrible" Call to Sell Grand Final as Netball CEO Explains $ 8 Million Relocation Reason

Players Relax for “Terrible” Call to Sell Grand Final as Netball CEO Explains $ 8 Million Relocation Reason

Netball Australia CEO Kelly Ryan defended the organization’s plan to sell the rights to hosting the grand final of Super Netball to the highest bidder. However, Super Netball players called on the organization to “change the culture” and said the decision to move the game so late in the season was “worrying” and “appalling”. The …

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How "uncompromising" Slater dominated Origin - and why "it's time" for him to do it again

How “uncompromising” Slater dominated Origin – and why “it’s time” for him to do it again

Billy Slater was born for Origin. When lightning speed finally waned and his ornate playing career drew to a close, the question was when he would become Queensland’s coach, not if. Slater was appointed last September and during his first camp as Maroons boss this week, he admitted that he did not know what coach …

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"We need people to take this seriously": Queensland Children's Hospital is under pressure with a sharp rise in flu and respiratory tract cases

“We need people to take this seriously”: Queensland Children’s Hospital is under pressure with a sharp rise in flu and respiratory tract cases

The emergency department of Queensland Children’s Hospital (QCH) in Brisbane is experiencing unprecedented demand, with record numbers of patients last month. Key points: This year’s flu season started earlier than usual and seems to be peaking before the typical August peak. People are more susceptible to the flu than in previous years after being protected …

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