Sydney Roosters full-back James Tedesco doesn't have a great record against the Storm's Billy Slater, but he hopes to get the chance to test himself against the NRL's benchmark number one in the grand final.
When it comes to AFL the Northern Territory punches above its weight — per capita more Territorians participate than anywhere else and it's produced a number of the game's most celebrated players. So why doesn't it have a team?
West Coast holds an open training session in front of more than 10,000 fans to farewell Subiaco Oval as defender Tom Barrass prepares to tackle Collingwood's American sensation Mason Cox in the AFL grand final.
An international rescue mission is underway for prominent Indian sailor Abhilash Tomy after he was badly injured during an around-the-world race in the southern Indian Ocean, about 1,800 nautical miles from Perth.
Damien Irish was left with PTSD, anxiety and depression after 12 years with Defence. He says it took his wife kicking him out of the house to force him to confront his "spiralling" mental health issues.
The AFL are working on a new vision statement for the women's game, but players and other stakeholders want to see action rather than words after a year of distractions and missteps, writes Mary Gearin.
It's a world away from the drama of Test cricket, but for former Australian skipper Steve Smith it was a familiar venue for his first innings on home soil since his ban — playing first grade for Sutherland at Glenn McGrath Oval.
Billy Slater has been charged with a grade one shoulder charge in the preliminary final victory over Cronulla, meaning he will have to fight the charge at the judiciary to have any chance of playing in next week's grand final.
Treatment of sporting officials is under the spotlight after Serena Williams' heated dispute with Umpire Carlos Ramos at the US Open, but a Brisbane academic says referees are copping abuse every weekend and need more support.