Proserpine claims Division 1

CHAMPIONS: The Proserpine Bowls Club men's teams that won Division 1 Pennants for the first time in 22 years.

Men's club breaks Division 1 title drought.

Tigers mauled by Brahmans at Les Stagg oval

Whitsunday Brahmans played West Tigers in the under-19s curtain raiser at Les Stagg on Saturday.

Tigers mauled by Brahmans at Les Stagg oval.

Red emperor a tasty reward

TOP CATCH: Rodd Melville a Whitsunday local with a nice grunter caught with Reel Addiction Sport Fishing.

Cyclone knocks numbers, so head to deeper waters.

Young angler selected as Aussie Fly Fisher finalist

Kane von Nida in action, fishing Myrtle Creek, just outside Proserpine today.

Young angler selected as Aussie Fly Fisher finalist.

Young bulls on right track

STRIKING SUCCESS: The Whitsunday Brahmans Under-19s have been in top form this year and currently sit first on the ladder in the Mackay competition.

Whitsunday Brahmans youth side standing tall.

Islands producing reef fish

Pieter de Klerk presents 25kg of speedster Spanish mackerel caught at the reef with Sea Fever Sportfishing.

Islands producing reef fish.

McKeown shapes up for pet event at world championships

At Rio de Janeiro, she admitted she panicked.

Parramatta great tackles cancer battle

Former Parramatta playmaker Brett Kenny has been diagnosed with cancer.

Kenny to undergo chemotherapy after cancer diagnosis

Send it to the bunker: Slater shot sparks call for change

Raiders forward Sia Soliola consoles Storm rival Billy Slater as he is transported off the field after being knocked out in a tackle.

Johns backs bunker officials to have say in send-off decisions

Hasler has say on Bulldogs board talk

Bulldogs coach Des Hasler says his players are determined to finish the year strong.

Des denies coaching future featured at Canterbury board meeting

Australia Opals shine bright at Asia Cup

Australian centre Marianna Tolo (14) drives to the basket against Japan.

Australian basketballers maintain unbeaten run at Asia Cup

Soliola loses five weeks, Slater loses two

Raiders forward Sia Soliola aattends an NRL judiciary hearing after his late tackle on Storm fullback Billy Slater.

Raider hit with hefty suspension after late tackle on Storm star

Brakes no long on discs in cycling road racing

One of the latest road bikes fitted with disc brakes and SRAM wireless electronic gear shifting.

Cycling Australia has allowed the use of disc brakes.

Pakistan women have come a long way from death threats

Pakistani cricketers celebrate the dismissal of India's Harmanpreet Kaur during the ICC Women's World Cup.

Two decades since debuting they come up against Australia again.

Anasta spills on the off-field dramas at Roosters, Tigers

Roosters player Braith Anasta questions referee Alan Shortall in 2012.

Retired star players 288 games across three clubs.

'I did not think this would ever happen in my wildest dreams'

Giants defender Bec Bulley. Photo: Getty Images

Bulley prepares for Super Netball premliminary final with Giants

Cathy Freeman finds her love for athletics again

Former track and field athlete Cathy Freeman is a 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games ambassador.

Golden girl is an ambassador for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

What's happened to the great Novak Djokovic?

Novak Djokovic of Serbia during his game against Nick Kyrgios of Australia at Indian Wells.

Former world No.1 has gone from being tennis's king to its joker.

Firebirds legend has no regrets about retirement

Former players Clare McMeniman (left) and Laura Geitz celebrate a Firebirds win.

Clare McMeniman is loving the new Super Netball competition.

Young playmakers give a glimpse of possible future Origins

Nathan Cleary of the Panthers beats the tackle of Roger Tuivasa-Sheck of the Warriors.

Nathan Cleary and Ash Taylor are able to handle the big stage.

The Blues stars on the chopping block for 2018

NSW Blues coach Laurie Daley speaks to the media.

Heads will roll from within the player group.

Rocket can't take a trick with Gold Coast Suns

Rodney Eade may only have six games left in charge of the Suns.

Does veteran coach deserve one last chance to make Suns a success

Origin victory answers an NRL premiership question

Cameron Munster proved his worth for the Maroons during State of Origin game three.

Can any team seriously pose a threat to Melbourne?

Blues need to discover Maroons' killer attitude

Jarryd Hayne  is tackled by Josh McGuire.

It was a good old-fashioned rugby league ambush.

Michael Ennis: Blues must learn from loss

UNDER PRESSURE: Jarryd Hayne (pictured right with Nathan Peats) must step up for NSW at Suncorp Stadium.

NSW can feel confident for series-decider, writes ex-Origin star.

Boyd gives thumbs up for possible return

POSSIBLE RETURN: Darius Boyd puts his thumb through its paces during a Broncos training session. The Broncos captain is set for a possible return against the Parramatta Eels this Friday.

Darius Boyd set for return

Cooper Cronk still has no idea about his future

Storm halfback Cooper Cronk in action against the Rabbitohs in round 11.

Possible free agent has been linked to several Sydney NRL clubs.

Former Queensland premier joins ARL Commission

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman and former Queensland premier Peter Beattie.

Peter Beattie will become one of the independent commissioners.

Throat injury forces Rory Kostjasyn to retire

Rory Kostjasyn playing for the Cowboys against the Bulldogs last season.

The 30-year-old won a title with the Cowboys in 2015.

Gallen wants Gould back in Origin frame

SPEAKING OUT: Former New South Wales captain Paul Gallen believes Phil Gould is the best man to turn the Blues camp around.

Paul Gallen wants Phil Gould back in NSW role

All eyes will be on rugby league lawsuit

Liam Cullen was injured while playing rugby league

Legal action has potential to set precedent throughout entire code

Tom Harley to step in as Swans chief executive

Sydney Swans general manager of football and soon-to-be chief executive Tom Harley addresses the media.

Former Cats premiership captain part of club's succession plan.

Crows veteran to call it quits at season's end

Scott Thompson of the Crows (left) battles for the ball with Toby McLean of the Bulldogs.

Scott Thompson has announced his retirement from AFL football.

AFL legend takes aim at Collingwood's 'sad state of affairs'

Collingwood CEO Gary Pert (left) announces his resignation at a press conference beside club president Eddie McGuire.

You can see why Pies fans might be pessimistic.

Socceroos kick off hunt for new coach

JOB CANDIDATE: Former Albanian national team coach Gianni De Biasi (pictured during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group A match between Albania and Switzerland) has been interviewed for the Socceroos head coaching position.

Socceroos begin search for new coach

Wanderers bring back hometown favourite

Western Sydney Wanderers signing Mark Bridge.

Mark Bridge has signed a deal to rejoin Tony Popovic's squad.

Talented teens join Matildas squad

TOP STRIKE: Australia's Ellie Carpenter celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal in her side's Algarve Cup game with China earlier this year.

Matildas add teenage rookie to side

Wide Bay's credentials questioned as NPL fallout continues

The logo for Wide Bay Buccaneers, Football Queensland Wide Bay's proposed Queensland Premier League team.

Some clubs aren't happy Wide Bay was granted a NPL licence.

How the grass is always greener helping others

Norbridge Park groundkeepers, L-T Cecil Newman and Bryan Graff.

Rocky retirees getting a kick out of groundskeeping

Wegner overwhelmed by Sydney crowds

IN AWE: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Big turnout of Sydney fans has stunned Arsene Wenger

Fact from fiction: the truth behind cricket's great sledges

West Indies great Viv Richards.

Some cricket yarns are so good they'll never die.

Aussie cricketers chasing big target at World Cup

Opener Nicole Bolton has been among the stars for Australia with the bat at the Women's World Cup in England.

Allrounder says Aussies batters aiming up at Women's World Cup

England first through to cricket World Cup final

England's Anya Shrubsole celebrates with teammate Jenny Gunn after hitting the winning runs in the Women's World Cup semi-final against South Africa.

England edges out South Africa in semi-final thriller

Sri Lankan cricket veteran has Shane Warne in his sights

Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath celebrates taking the wicket of Zimbabwe's Hamilton Masakadza.

Rangana Herath has forged a career any bowler would be proud of.

Joe Root's England falls apart handing Test to South Africa

GOODBYE JOE: South Africa's Chris Morris celebrates bowling England captain Joe Root for eight in the Second Test at Trent Bridge

Joe Root has problems after his England's second Test collapse

National netball team to be called Samsung Diamonds

THE national netball team will be named the Samsung Diamonds as part of a naming rights deal announced by the electronics giant.

Champion outfit will have time on its side next time around

FORCEFUL: Geva Mentor of the Lightning competes for the ball during a Super Netball match against the Swifts at the University of the Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Captain was a stifling presence as goal keeper

Geitz 'missed being part of the Firebirds family'

Laura Geitz celebrates with Firebirds team mates after winning the grand final match of the 2016 ANZ Championship

Australian great will return to action next Super Netball season.

Laura Geitz to return to netball for 2018

Laura Geitz will make her comeback for the Queensland Firebirds in next year’s Suncorp Super Netball season.

Laura Geitz is returning to netball to give back to the sport

Lightning star struck out of Commonwealth Games team

Laura Langman in action for the Sunshine Coast Lightning during the Super Netball grand final.

Alexander disappointed Langman ruled out of Commonwealth Games team

Title-winning Lightning stars will be back to defend crown

Lightning players celebrate their win in the Suncorp Super Netball grand final.

All 10 players will be returning for 2018.

Goal attack looks forward to another season at Lightning

GOAL ATTACK: Lightning's Stephanie Wood will play for the side again in 2018.

'It is (now) about looking forward to 2018.'

Top Sydney stable primed for raid on Queensland Cup

RICHARD of Yorke finished half-a-length behind Plot Twist at Randwick a month ago.

Check out proposal to help industry

Latest attempt to revitalise harness

Trainer predicts bright future for Meteorologist

Jockey Paul Hammersley (right) has been booked for six rides at Grafton.

Grafton Cup forecast looks good for Meteorologist says Wilson

Shadow tipped to grab spotlight

Tim Clark will ride Hostwin Shadow at Hawkesbury.

Jockey gives Moore good vibes for Hostwin Shadow at Hawkesbury

Trainer chases winning double at Taree

Top jockey Matthew Paget will return to ride Superlight at Taree today.

MacDonald to make late call on Kailenny as he eyes winning double

Sense of purpose about Caloundra Cup contender

CONTENDER: Self Sense, pictured winning in action at Caulfield with jockey Noel Callow, is one of the favourites for the Listed Caloundra Cup.

The six-year-old burst clear from the field in his last start.

Renowned Corbould Park rider set for region's top race day

SUNSHINE COAST JOCKEY: Damian Browne starred on the world racing scene last year, aboard Buffering, in the Al Qouz Sprint during the Dubai World Cup.

Damian Browne's looking forward to the carnival.