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Five reasons to watch the NRL Nines

FIVE REASONS TO WATCH THE NRL NINESCOMPETITION FOR NRL SPOTSPlayers on the fringe of first grade or fighting for spots will get the chance to show off their creativity in...

The latest developments on the coronavirus

THE LATEST ON THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK* The death toll in China rose by 97 to 1113 on Tuesday, with 2015 new confirmed cases (the lowest since January 30)* The total...

Attorney examines court indigenous ruling

The federal government is looking at ways to shore up its ability to deport convicted criminals following a High Court ruling that Aboriginal people are exempt from immigration laws.

Dank faces new criminal charges in NT

Sports scientist Stephen Dank, the architect of the Essendon AFL club's supplements regime scandal, is facing a long list of new criminal fraud charges on top of existing offences he...

Qld towns flooded and expecting more rain

Properties are under threat in tiny communities isolated by an inland sea of floodwater west of Brisbane, while the state's far north braces for searing heatwave conditions.

New virus cases fall, dissent over peak

China has reported its lowest daily number of new coronavirus cases since late January, lending credence to a prediction from the country's senior medical adviser that the outbreak could be...

China mostly closed as 60million quarantined

China mostly closed as 60m quarantined 12 February 2020 The daily death toll in China from the coronavirus topped 100 for the first time, pushing the total fatalities above 1000 as the...

Canberra NRL star Wighton re-signs to 2024

Canberra superstar Jack Wighton has re-signed until the end of the 2024 NRL season in a bid to win the Raiders a drought-breaking first premiership since 1994.

Graham backs Morris for Sharks' No.1 role

Josh Morris hasn't started an NRL game at fullback in seven years but Cronulla skipper Wade Graham believes the veteran can be a success at No.1 as the Sharks deal...