Providing stability to a club accustomed to uncertainty was the main reason for Melbourne coach Paul Roos signing on for an extra year.
Carlton forward Jarrad Waite has hosed down rumours he and coach Mick Malthouse are feuding, despite a reportedly rocky working relationship.
Kingfish and jewfish are on the bite in the Shoalhaven.
Canberra’s big summer of cricket is set for an even earlier start, with Ireland and Afghanistan to play the ACT Comets in September and October as a warm-up to their World Cup campaigns.
Melbourne University has removed a perceived criticism of the controversial Teach for Australia program from its submission to the federal inquiry into teacher education.
Gruesome footage of heads impaled on a spiked fence with bloodied bodies sprawled beneath has been released by terrorist group ISIL.
Glenn McGrath has responded to a barrage of social media criticism after he and Brett Lee were dragged into a row over a deal the government made with India over 157 asylum seekers.
For Richie McCaw, the job of preparing for big rugby matches should be as simple as flicking dust off his shoes.