AFL: Improved accuracy helping the Brisbane Lions

The Brisbane Lions once struggled with accuracy when kicking for goal. But this season in particular it has been a different story. Brisbane star Charlie Cameron says it’s no surprise the Lions’ accuracy in front of goal has improved in their superb start to the AFL season. Heading into Sunday’s clash against Hawthorn in Launceston, … Read more

AFL Round-Up: Leon Cameron’s GWS swansong falls flat, St Kilda makes a statement against Geelong

A Giant of the coaching game is farewelled in somewhat disappointing fashion, while the Saints seize their moment and steal the spotlight. Welcome to the AFL Round-Up, where we digest the week that was. The Cameron era ends with a whimper The farewell game for a coach is always a weird one. To have earned … Read more

Andrew Symonds dead: Inside cricket legend’s life with wife Laura, two children

Andrew Symonds might have been best known for his contribution to Australian cricket, but it was life off the field that was “his paradise”. Andrew Symonds might have been best known as a legend of Australian cricket, but it was his life with wife Laura and their two children that was “his paradise”. The 46-year-old … Read more

Buried cash: $2.1m Runaway Bay home built on site where tradies dug up $500k

On a picturesque street in the sleepy Gold Coast suburb of Runaway Bay, a luxury $2.1 million home hides an incredible secret. On a picturesque street in the sleepy Gold Coast suburb of Runaway Bay, a luxury $2.1 million home hides an incredible secret. The four-bedroom, two-bathroom waterfront “dream home” was sold off the plan … Read more

Queensland’s wet weather expected to ease, flood level of Mary River at Gympie to fall

The weather system that brought flooding rains to parts of Queensland will continue to ease throughout today, the low-lying communities in the south-east anxiously wait to assess the level of damage. Key points: Up to 10mm of rain forecast for south-eastern parts of Queensland Gympie CBD was inundated and businesses had some water through them … Read more

Supercheap Auto worker in confrontation with alleged shoplifter using pram leaves company

UPDATE: Supercheap Auto worker accepts new job A Supercheap Auto worker who confronted a woman as she allegedly used a pram to steal from a Gold Coast store has left the company. The employee stood down from his position this week as the retailer conducted a review into the incident. The decision to stand him … Read more

Gympie, Scenic Rim residents told to be on alert as rain continues to fall

Residents across flood-affected areas in Queensland are being warned to remain alert as waters continue to rise. Residents in parts of southeast Queensland are being warned to prepare to evacuate as floodwater is expected to inundate businesses and homes in already saturated areas. The Bureau of Meteorology has warned a weather system which was supposed … Read more

Cody Simpson dating girlfriend Emma McKeon: Australian Swimming trials, national championships, Commonwealth Games 2022 Birmingham

Superstar Cody Simpson is reportedly dating one of Australia’s greatest athletes of all time in a romance that was kept secret. Superstar Cody Simpson is reportedly dating Aussie Olympic champion swimmer Emma McKeon. As first reported by The Daily Telegraphthe pop star-turned swimmer has been seeing McKeon in private with the pair trying to keep … Read more

AFL news 2022: Umpire dissent rule slammed for inconsistency, Bulldogs vs Collingwood score

The AFL’s controversial umpire dissent rule has once again come under fire following a couple of “ridiculous” decisions on Friday evening. The AFL’s controversial umpire dissent rule has once again come under scrutiny following a couple of “ridiculous” decisions during Friday evening’s clash between the Western Bulldogs and Collingwood at Marvel Stadium. This week, AFL … Read more

AFL: Mick McGuane: Attitude to blame for Sydney Swans’ slow starts?

The Swans have a major flaw to fix if they are to realize their potential this season, writes News Corp football guru Mick McGuane. The numbers tell a painful truth for John Longmire and his Swans. They have not only won the least first quarters among top-eight teams this year but it’s half as many … Read more