Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Tim Cahill confirms retirement from international football

HE has been a superstar for the Socceroos for well over a decade but Tim Cahill’s time in the green and gold has officially come to an end. Cahill confirmed on Tuesday morning he is retiring from his international career, bringing to end a stunning career which saw him rise to become Australia’s all-time leading […]

Cyril Rioli calls time on decorated AFL career

FOUR-time premiership star Cyril Rioli has decided to call time on his AFL career, effective immediately. The 28-year-old informed his Hawthorn teammates of his decision on Wednesday morning. Rioli has spent the last month in Darwin after being granted indefinite leave by the club for personal reasons. It was the second period of personal leave […]

FIFA World Cup: England defeats Colombia in penalty shootout

ENGLAND has finally broken its World Cup penalty shootout curse, defeating Colombia in a nail-biting battle in Russia on Wednesday morning (AEST). England looked to have the match in the bag with just minutes remaining, thanks to yet another goal off the boot of superstar Harry Kane. His 57th-minute penalty marked his sixth goal of […]

Slater confirmed as Qld skipper, DCE gets Origin call up

UPDATE @ 10.30 AM: Billy Slater has been confirmed as Queensland captain for his final State of Origin match in next week’s dead rubber in Brisbane. The veteran fullback will replace Greg Inglis who has been ruled out of Origin III with a broken thumb. Queensland coach Kevin Walters was forced to make a number […]

Tariq Sims to make debut for NSW in Origin III

New South Wales has unveiled its side for State of Origin III, only making one change to the side that claimed the series victory. Skipper Boyd Cordner is in doubt for the July 11 dead rubber in Brisbane after suffering a calf injury in last week’s clash. Tariq Sims has been called into the side, […]