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analysis: As a World Cup reckoning approaches, Mal Meninga's Kangaroos can rebuild a green and gold legacy

It has been a long time since the prestige of the Australian jersey needed saving but with Mal Meninga at the helm, this current Kangaroos team might be able to do it. 

Jillaroos make 'hardest decision' as Dragons star misses World Cup selection

In a sign of the NRLW's growing depth, Emma Tonegato is overlooked for the Rugby League World Cup, with the Jillaroos opting for Tamika Upton and Sammy Bremner as their fullbacks.
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analysis: The Panthers' NRL side is just about unstoppable, and all their junior sides are champions too

In a league governed by strict salary cap rules, it's never too early to start worrying about when the party is going to end. But for the Penrith Panthers, it doesn't seem like anyone can tell them to turn the music down yet.

Australia names 13 debutants in new-look World Cup squad

Australia coach Mal Meninga could only find room for two of Penrith's grand final heroes but there are plenty of fresh faces in the Kangaroos squad for the World Cup.

Adelaide 36ers make history with shock win over NBA heavyweights

The 36ers defeat star-studded Phoenix Suns 134-124 in the US, becoming the first NBL club to beat an NBA franchise in a preseason game.

Penrith parties hard and gets little sleep after huge NRL grand final win

Penrith is pumping after the Panthers' grand final win last night against Western Sydney rivals the Parramatta Eels with elated fans lauding the "brilliant" culture of the club. 

'I love him. I actually love him': The man who sums up Penrith's relentless rise

Penrith have secured back-to-back premierships by never giving up the fight but there's one man who sums them up best.

Richmond lands first AFL trade target

The AFL's trade period is underway, with Richmond completing a deal with GWS that sees midfielder Tim Taranto join the Tigers on a seven-year deal.
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analysis: Jesse Southwell is the NRLW's future, and the heart of Newcastle's all-conquering present

Having led the Newcastle Knights to an NRLW premiership at just 17 years old, Newcastle's Jesse Southwell has the potential to be the NRLW's face for a decade, writes Nick Campton.

'We need to do what we can': Cricket Australia apologises to survivors of child sexual abuse

Cricket Australia makes a statement of apology to survivors of child sexual abuse involved with the sport, calling on all states and territories to join the national redress scheme.

Young regional basketball star Sienna Lehmann on the path to green and gold success

Basketball Australia says the 15 year old player is "one to watch" when she represents Australia in the Oceania Championships in Guam in November.
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