Close final for B Grade Wheatmen

TOUGH CONDITIONS: The B Grade boys played through a fresh 15mm of rain in their grand final.

The B Grade Wheatmen had a close final on Saturday.

Chinchilla Netball finishes on a high

WINNERS: Chinchilla Netball's One Step Closer.

Chinchilla Netball rounds out season on a high

Kerwick snatches bronze at Nationals

MEDAL TIME: Sonia Stenhouse, Chloe Kerwick with her bronze medal and Deb Acason in Brisbane over the weekend at the Junior/Senior Australian Weightlifting Championships.

Bronze weightlifting medal at Nationals for Chloe Kerwick

Bateman makes it to first NRL semi-final

HERE WE GO: Former Miles Devils product turned Canberra Raiders player Luke Bateman (centre) is looking forwad to playing his first NRL semi-final on Saturday.

Former Miles Devils product in first NRL semi final

Chinchilla SHS students leap high at South West trials

AIR TIME: Miles and District's Rylee Kendrick clears 1.71m and breaks his PB at the high jump South West Track and Field Trials, held at Chinchilla State High School last Thursday and Friday.

Chinchilla hosts successful South West track and field meet

Bears ready to rumble ahead of weekend's grand final

IN FORM: Chinchilla Bears' Matt Hoffman during training on Tuesday night.

Bears ready for grand final showdown

Fillies look to hat-trick thanks to Little magic

Trish Little.

Little helps Fillies to third grand final in a row

Storm stars to call on all their experience

Melbourne's Cameron Smith says his players will not only have to overcome Cronulla's forward pack in Sunday's grand final, but also an anti-Storm Sydney crowd.

Decider to feature contrast of styles and storylines

Cooper Cronk of the Storm holds off Aidan Sezer of the Raiders in the preliminary final at AAMI Park.

Cronulla against Melbourne will be sentiment versus experience.

Franklin doesn't need to 'justify' price tag, says Longmire

Sydney Swans player Lance Franklin takes part in a open training session and fan day at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

No extra pressure on the 29-year-old to deliver in grand final.

Nicklaus leads tributes to golfing great Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer, left, with Australian Jason Day. Palmer has died aged 87.

Seven-time major winner Arnold Palmer has died in Pittsburgh.

Bulldogs' Crameri to marry on grand final eve

Western Bulldogs player Stewart Crameri during a training session at the club's headquarters at Whitten Oval earlier this month.

Former Bomber has sat out for the past 12 months.

Victory players out to impress in FFA Cup

Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat.

Kevin Muscat's men to visit NPL side Bentleigh Greens.

Storm so boring they're enchanting

Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith and coach Craig Bellamy attend a press conference at AAMI Park.

A lot of people don't like how Melbourne plays.

Team of the future brimming with talent

Latrell Mitchell of the Roosters.

We select ARM's team of future representative stars.

Breaking up is hard to do ... just ask these NRL personalities

Tigers hooker Robbie Farah, who will move to the Rabbitohs next season.

We look at the biggest NRL break-ups of 2016.

Chris Bond steeled for more Games gold in Rio

FIRED UP: Chris Bond takes the ball upfield during Australia's win over Great Britain.

Chris Bond takes pride in being a "big-game player”.

Curtis McGrath: Soldiering on at Rio Paralympics

Curtis McGrath celebrates after qualifying for the Paralympics earlier this year.

Soldier became world champion in para-canoe in just two years.

Torita Isaac fit and ready to fire in Rio

Australian Paralympic team member Torita Isaac.

The 21-year-old is among the favourites to win the Paralympics 400m.

Blood, sweat and gears: Colin Sieders' remarkable journey

Colin Sieders of Australia looks on after competing in the European canoe sprint Paralympic qualifying event in Duisburg, Germany, in May.

Colin Sieders is used to etching his name into the history books.

Paralympic performance we can all be proud of

Team Australia celebrates after winning the match against the United States in the men's wheelchair rugby gold medal match at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Australia finished fifth on the medal tally.

Extra time wins out against golden point

Cowboy Coen Hess is congratulated by treammates on his try during the NRL elimination final against the Broncos at 1300 SMILES Stadium in Townsville.

Time to get rid of golden point during the regular rounds.

AFL-created 'monster' gobbling up its rivals

GROWING FORCE: Tom Scully (centre) celebrates with his Giants teammates after kicking a goal against the Swans on Saturday.

GWS has blossomed into a great team with great players.

Two hesitant referees are botching the game

NO PENALTY: Bronco James Roberts kicks out at Titan Ryan Simpkins.

Commentators scathing of match officials.

Match Review Committee has become laughing stock

Michael Ennis of the Sharks avoided sanction for an apparent shoulder charge.

MRC members have just made one too many mistakes.

Lions on the level with coach?

Justin Leppitsch was sacked as Brisbane Lions coach last week.

Coaches need proper qualifications.

Warriors star in demand in NRL

WANTED: Ben Matulino of the Warriors.

Clubs in the running to sign Warriors star.

Sharks have plenty of bite, says Storm star

WARY OF SHARKS: Melbourne Storm star Cooper Cronk.

Round 26 win means nothing, says Cronk.

Storm building for another premiership tilt

Cooper Cronk after playing his 300th game in the NRL preliminary final between the Melbourne Storm and the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park. He's now off to another grand final.

Melbourne can stamp reputation as greatest team of the NRL era

'That's not a forward pass you clown!': commentator blow-up

Jarrod Croker (left) of the Raiders is seen injuring his knee during the NRL preliminary final between the Melbourne Storm and the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016.

David Morrow launched into an absolute tirade

Sharks one win from a maiden title

HE'S IN: Sharks winger Sosaia Feki scores a try despite the efforts of the Cowboys Justin O'Neill and Michael Morgan during the NRL preliminary final at Allianz Stadium in Sydney.

North Queensland's NRL premiership defence is over.

Cleary: There's no way I'll be rookie of year

YOUNGSTER: Penrith's halfback Nathan Cleary.

Nathan Cleary says he's not expecting to be the rookie of the year

Dangerfield set to run away with Brownlow

SUPERCAT: Patrick Dangerfield bursts clear in a match for Geelong.

Cat not winning would be the biggest upset in Brownlow history.

Easton becomes Wood-be hero of Western Bulldogs

Easton Wood will skipper the Bulldogs in the preliminary final.

OF ALL those 'sons of the 'Scray', for a time there Cal Ward was the

Hanley not on the move, says Lions chief

Pearce Hanley has been the subject of trade talk.

Lions chief executive Greg Swann says Pearce Hanley is staying.

Hammers struggling after defeat to Saints

Southampton's Charlie Austin celebrates scoring his side's first goal against West Ham.

Hammers lose fourth game of season.

Demanding Guardiola still wanting more

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring his side's first goal against Swansea.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants more from Sergio Aguero.

Brett the Roar's x-factor

READY TO ROAR: Brisbane player Brandon Borello.

Brandon Borello says Brett Holman will boost the Roar

Rooney not worried about form talk

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney has struggled this season.

Wayne Rooney has dismissed criticism of his form.

Matildas begin Olympics with loss to Canada

Janine Beckie (left) of Canada and Clare Polkinghorne in action during the match between Canada and Australia.

Matildas off to losing start in Olympic football campaign.

Three dead during Colombian soccer win celebrations

Colombia's celebration of victory has ended in death

Tremain ready to take his chances for Australia

ON THE RISE: Chris Tremain will be hoping for more celebrations like this.

Chris Tremain is determined to take his chances.

Elbow injury could force AB out of Tests

South Africa's captain AB de Villiers could miss the one-day series against Australia and maybe the tour to Australia.

AB de Villiers could miss the one-day series against Australia

You’ll never guess who just became a doctor

CELEBRATION: The Australian Cricket ODI team celebrates a wicket back in 2002. One of this XI has just become a doctor. Can you guess which one? (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)

Guess which Aussie cricket great just became a doctor?

WATCH: As the Queensland Bulls celebrate their All-Star win

Bulls Masters Batsman Joe Burns salutes the crowd at Harrup Park after scoring a century.

Australian cricket greats give Mackay a thumbs up after game

FEATURE: Michael Kasprowicz goes from bowling to business


Michael Kasprowicz mastering business

Gabba set to host pink-ball Shield game

AUSTRALIAN quick bowler James Pattinson with the pink ball before the historic day-night Test against New Zealand in Adelaide last summer. Photo: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images.

BRISBANE is set for plenty of day-night cricket in the longer format

OLSCC junior netball team unbeatable at tournament

TEN year five students are on cloud nine after not only winning the Toowoomba Catholic Schools netball carnival, but coming away undefeated.

2014 St George Netball Association Presentation Night

Shonay Lomas wins the Janelle Webster Trophy for 2014 overall best and fairest player, pictured alongside trophy donor Max Webster and St George Netball vice-president Di Pain

St George netball players, coaches and supporters gather for the 2014 Presentation...

Racing Queensland snub turf club and dogs... again

Turf Club left without a voice to advocate for vital infrastructure projects

Gymkhana success for Dalby

YOUNGSTER TAKES THE CAKE: Piper Wise took out first place in the 12 years jumping at the pony club gymkhana.

DALBY Pony Club won their Gymkhana at the weekend.

Chinchilla trio off to equestrian champs

Chinchilla girls; Ashley Sturgess, Alisha Griffith and Holly Sturgess with pony Barney are all off to represent Queensland at the National Interschool Equestrian Championships.

Chinchilla horse riders off to national equestrian championships.

Poetic justice for 'Henry' Lawson's 100 to 1 chance

BREAKING THROUGH: Wayne Lawsone-trained Nautile ridden by Alan Chau makes his move from the rails to claim back to back Maclean Cups by a neck over a fast finishing Con Karkatsanis-trained Bells of War on the 2016 Maclean Cup Day.

MACLEAN CUP: "This might be my last winner."

Kilkivan rider second in 80km endurance championship

ENDURING ENTHUSIASM: Fiona Fenech from Lower Wonga, in the Kilkivan district, placed second in the 80km event of the endurance championships.
Photo: contributed

Long-term Kilkivan district horse rider takes silver over the 80km.

New Racing Queensland board announced

Three new appointments have been made to the Racing Queensland board

Pony club pays tribute to Billie

YOUNG STAR: 12-year-old Billie Kinder. 
Photo contributed.

Former Whitsunday local 12-year-old Billie Kinder has died.

McIlroy ends season with huge pay day

Rory McIlroy has come from the clouds to claim the season-ending Tour Championship and snatch the FedEx Cup from Dustin Johnson.

"Best-ever” claims set to fire up Europeans

Davis Love III has made some bold claims ahead of the Ryder Cup.

US captin claims his team is best ever in Ryder Cup.

Day, Scott start well for big cash

Australia's world No.1 Jason Day has started well in the Tour Championship tournament at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.

Jason Day and Adam Scott are well placed in the Tour Championship

Men's winner vows to return next year

HITTING OUT: Virginia Urmston from Melbourne at the final round of the Tropic of Capricorn Vetrans Golf Carnival at the Rockhampton Golf Club.

Brisbane golfer Trevor Box has shot to victory this week