Pressure on Meninga to beat the No. 1 Kiwis

PLENTY TO PONDER: Mal Meninga will coach his first game with the Kangaroos.

The Kangaroos look to end three-match losing streak.

Fighting chaplain steps into MMA ring with God on side

THOU SHALL NOT LOSE: Chaplain Matthew George calls on a higher power for his fight.

Matthew George calls on a higher power for MMA fight.

Sterling says five executives must go from Eels

Peter Sterling has come out strongly against Parramatta officials.

Eels legend Peter Sterling calls on club executives to stand down.

Saints, Dogs grand final, I’d like to see that

UNDERDOGS: Opposing skippers Robert Murphy (Bulldogs) and Nick Riewoldt (Saints) deserve to meet on the biggest stage, one day soon.

Few would begrudge such a premiership-decider.

Hollindale Stakes a good pointer for Doomben Cup

Daniel Stackhouse riding Strawberry Boy to victory at Caulfield Racecourse. Photo: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

The Hollindale Stakes is the feature race at the Gold Coast tomorrow

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League star thinks Aussie passport a rip-off

The North Queensland frontrower earns $600,000 a season, but is still waving a Kiwi passport. Photo / Brett Phibbs

Aussie passport a 'rip-off' says league star Tamou

20,000 footy players RizeUp to end domestic violence

Falcons' Jacob Samoa meets a wall of defence in the rugby league match between the Sunshine Coast Falcons and CQ Capras at Stockland Park. Photo: Iain Curry / Sunshine Coast Daily

Footballers set to rise up against domestic violence

See how Twitter lit up after Leicester's EPL win

Leicester's EPL fairytale lit up Twitter like a light

WATCH: Drag Racer hits barrier at 350kmh

Sidnei Frigo's life flashed before his eyes

Nelson Mandela's bodyguard says All Blacks poisoned

Rory Steyn (above) said he saw a different side to Nelson Mandela during an exchange with an elderly white police colonel. Photo / AP

Rory Steyn believes betting syndicates behind poisoning in world cup

Legendary commentator picks boxing favourites

SPEAKING OUT: Bob Sheridan during the welterweight bout between Jeff Horn and Randall Bailey.

Colonel Bob Sheridan loves boxing so much he would die for it.

This Origin hero backs Kevvie

FRENCH SORTIE: Adam Mogg during his stint with Catalan Dragons in the English Super League.

This Origin hero backs Kevvie

Brad Thorn's cross-code success all down to his dad

FLASHBACK: Brad Thorn in action for the Broncos in 2007.

Brad Thorn's success is due to some tough love from his late father.

Ced’s the all-round good guy

RAISING THE BAR: Australia’s first Olympic decathlete in 16 years, Cedric Dubler, is off to Rio after qualifying last week.

HOW does one decide to take up decathlon?

Kevvy the Origin gatecrasher

New Queensland State of Origin coach Kevin Walters. Photo: AAP Image.

Walters still gets a buzz when he recalls going to his very first State of Origin...

Willing and able: Change of course brings more success

Kate Doughty has her sights set on gold at this year's Paralympics in Rio. Photo: Arnaud Domange.

Kate Doughty has never been one to let life’s obstacles stand in her way.

Kearney must be applauded for backing McFadden stance

Stephen Kearney

Kearney from displaying an honourable strength of character.

Giant decisions await AFL’s rising force

ON THE OUTER: Will Hoskin-Elliott is having to bide his time in the reserves.

IT’S like the ultimate fantasy football league.

Time for a change with the bunker

Roosters coach Trent Robinson was left frustrated by the bunker’s decision.

Time for a change with the bunker

Age shall not weary older Kangaroos

North Melbourne veteran Jarrad Waite celebrates a goal against the Gold Coast Suns at Metricon Stadium. Photo: Chris Hyde/Getty Images.

They are often the unheralded members of a football club.

Don’t panic, this lot will do the job for Australia

Cowboys fullback Lachlan Coote. Photo: AAP Image

New coach Mal Meninga will announce his team tomorrow.

In-form rookies deserve Kangaroos consideration

COUNTRY CALLING? James Tedesco has made an oustanding start to the season for the Tigers.

Meninga needs to take leaf out of own book.

WATCH: Special present caps off visit for young fan

Rockhampton's Cooper McKean, 5, got a Maroons' cap from coach Kevin Walters. Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin

Young man scores best souvenir of the day

Thaiday backing Meninga to unite Kangaroos

CLOSE TIES: Former Maroons coach Mal Meninga watches Sam Thaiday in training for last year’s Origin series.

Thaiday believes the esteem in which Mal Meninga is held by players from both sides...

OPINION: Winning Origin may mean forgetting about ethics

Anthony Milford in action for the Broncos last Thursday night. Photo: AAP Image.

Surely what needs to be done to win the series, must be done.

Semi-trailer should be left in the Fijian garage

Man of the moment ... Semi Radradra celebrates with teammates. Photo: AAP Image.

LIKE most rugby league fans, I love watching big Semi Radradra in action.

Moylan playing Origin catch-up

Matt Moylan is back for Penrith. Photo: AAP Image.

The Penrith captain needs an explosive return from injury.

Walters preparing for Origin baptism by fire

Queensland captain Cameron Smith pose for photographs during the State of Origin series launch at ANZ Stadium in Sydney. Photo: AAP Image/Dean Lewins.

CAMERON Smith believes Queensland has the right man to replace record-breaking...

NRL statement on Paramatta Eels' salary cap breaches

National Rugby League's new logo was unveiled on Monday at the launch of the NRL five-year strategic plan, at Rugby League Central in Sydney, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. The plan includes a new game wide brand and logo. (AAP Image/Dean Lewins) NO ARCHIVING

Parramatta Eels docked all competition points from this season

Try controversy sours Warriors win over Dragons

 Ryan Hoffman of the Warriors makes a run against Kalifa Faifai Loa of the Dragons  at Mt Smart Stadium. Photo: Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images.

Warriors break a 3213-day winless hoodoo against the Dragons.

Kearney must be applauded for backing McFadden stance

Stephen Kearney

Kearney from displaying an honourable strength of character.

Bennett, Broncos to decide on Shark plan

Kodi Nikorima of the Broncos.

The in-form Sharks will be looking to make a statement.

Cowboys coach chases Bennett and greatness

Cowboys coach Paul Green.

There’s no denying there is some amazing similarities.

Rugby League: Fury spreads after big night out

Manu Vatuvei of the New Zealand Warriors grimaces in pain as he is taken off the field injured during their Round 2 NRL game against the Brisbane Broncos at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Friday, March 11, 2016.

Warriors legend slams 6 players suspended for breaching protocol

Leicester City in 5000-1 Premier League victory

Leicester City supporters celebrate after the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, in Leicester, Britain.

The two sides drew 2-2, giving a remarkable victory to the Foxes

Reds complete a remarkable renaissance

CHAMPIONS: Adelaide United celebrate after beating the Wanderers in the A-League grand final at Adelaide Oval.

Adelaide United has completed one of the most unlikely comebacks

Aussie goalkeeper dies after being hit by lightning

Former Sydney Olympic player dies after being hit by lightning

Magpies flying closer to safety in EPL

Rafa Benitez

Benitez says there is still plenty of work to be done.

Tony Popovic inspires Wanderers players with his belief

Soccer

WANDERERS coach Tony Popovic had a vision his team would be champion

Wanderers win thriller to send Roar packing

Dimitri Petratos (centre) celebrates with Roar teammates after scoring a goal during the A-League semi-final against the Wanderers at Pirtek Stadium in Sydney. Photo: AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts.

The Wanderers have broken Brisbane Roar hearts.

OUR SAY: 20 overs all too much for Aussies

India's Virat Kohli, left, and teammate MS Dhoni, right, are congratulated by Australia's James Faulkner after winning their ICC World Twenty20 2016 cricket match by six wickets in Mohali, India, Sunday, March 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

National team still not taking shorter form of game seriously

Selections not to blame for exit, says skipper

Steve Smith said he could have scored more runs at World T20.

Selections not to blame for exit, says skipper

Experiencing cricket’s crazy/beautiful

The Australian cricket team practices ahead of its match against New Zealand during the ICC World Twenty20 at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association. Photo: Ashwini Bhatia/AP

JOSH SPASARO is a crazy cricket fan, but he’s got nothing on Indian supporters

Aussies find it tough on turning pitches

At a loss ... Australian captain Steve Smith after being dismissed. Photo: AAP Image.

Smith surprised by how much turn the wickets have provided.

Now for the T20 title

Shane Watson will open the batting for Australia. Photo: AAP Image.

Australia has Twenty20 vision

By George, he’s doing it

BENDING HIS BACK: Peter George will look to help bowl the Bulls into the Shield final.

George doing all he can to help adopted state reach Shield final.

Firebirds star Kim Ravaillion has point to prove

FIREBIRDS star Kim Ravaillion might be seen as shy by her teammates, but the centre’s ruthless streak will be on show against the Swifts in Brisbane today.

Swifts’ win sets up a netball cracker

Under a cloud ... Firebirds sharpshooter Romela Aiken may be in doubt however. Photo: Getty Images.

It's all set up for a Firebirds and Swifts blockbuster rematch.

Flock of Firebirds fans to cheer Caitlyn Nevins in Melbourne

Netball

FIREBIRD Caitlyn Nevins won’t lack crowd support against the Vixens.

Firebirds ready to go again

CHAMPION: Firebirds captain Laura Geitz (captain) intercepts a pass in last year’s grand final win over the Swifts.

The hunter will be the hunted.

Firebirds of prey now the hunted

Firebirds Gretel Tippett passes the ball in the grand final between the Queensland Firebirds and NSW Swifts in Brisbane. Photo: AAP Image/Glenn Hunt.

No team has gone back-to-back in the ANZ Championship.