Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Kookaburras take No.1 ranking with Hockey World League victory

Australia’s Kookaburras have taken to spot in the world rankings after claiming back-to-back Hockey World League titles in India. The side withstood late pressure from Argentina to seal the 2-1 victory. Jeremy Hayward opened the scoring in the 17th minute before Agustin Bugallo equalised just a minute later. It was Blake Glovers who proved the difference after […]

Mitchell Pearce signs lucrative deal with Newcastle

MITCHELL Pearce is about to start a new life in Newcastle after inking a four-year deal with the Knights on Monday. In one of the biggest coups for the club, the ex-Roosters star reportedly agreed to a contract worth $4 million. “This is wonderful news for the Club and for all of our Members and […]

Young Aussie golf star claims Australian Open

Cameron Davis is the new Australian Open champion after putting on a sensational performance in the final round at The Australian Golf Club on Sunday. The 22-year-old started the day six shots behind overnight leader and World Number 12 Jason Day but fired a phenomenal 7-under 64 to win his first professional title on the […]

Whincup makes history with seventh Supercars championship

JAMIE Whincup has made V8 Supercars history, claiming his seventh championship title in an epic finale in Newcastle on Sunday. The Gold Coaster driver secured victory after rival Scott McLaughlin was effectively ruled out by three in-race penalties. After two penalties during the race and with just two laps to go McLaughlin had fought and […]

Ashes 2017: Australia confident heading into day two of first test

Australia is in a comfortable position heading into day two of the first Ashes test against England at the Gabba. Nathan Lyon and Pat Cummins were the stars of the day for Australia, taking crucial wickets just before stumps, seeing the visitors finish at 4-196. The Aussies got off to a flying start on Thursday, with the […]