In a season gone wrong, Richmond captain Trent Cotchin says the Tigers have been guilty of "picking and choosing" in terms of their commitment to winning the contest.
ACT Brumbies winger Henry Speight has been included in the Wallabies squad for the Rugby Championships, despite the Fijian-born winger not being available for selection until September 11.
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has challenged his stuttering team to back up the conviction that its best football is good enough to better all comers, refusing to put a ceiling on what the Magpies can eke out of a faltering season.
Now that the new AFL dispensation is in place, and a certain amount of goodwill is flowing its way, and its ears are open to entreaties, there is one matter it should deal with straight away, and that is the perversity that is the AFL draw.
BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON: Australian road champion Simon Gerrans has quit the Tour de France after more than two weeks due to lingering injuries sustained in his crash in stage one in Leeds
Newcastle Knights fullback Darius Boyd has been admitted to a mental health clinic in order to seek treatment for depression.
What can I say? It’s always great to see an Australian win on the Tour de France, even if they are not on your team.
12-year-old Claire wrote to the PM about funding for paralympic football. All she got was a form response.
Swans defender puts off contract talks until the end of the season, when he will become an unrestricted free agent.
Confusion remains over former Fremantle coach Mark Harvey's non-involvement in an official Dockers history book launched on Wednesday.