Category: Sport

Johnathon Thurston ruled out of Origin One

Champion five-eighth Johnathan Thurston is officially out of State of Origin Game One. Scans revealed his injured shoulder won’t be right in time. Bronco Anthony Milford will make his debut next Wednesday. Bryce Heaton reports.

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Security to be stepped up at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Queensland police will closely monitor the global terror status as preparations continue for the Commonwealth Games. But it it appears people aren’t letting the latest attack affect their travel plans. Jesse Gentle reports.

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Origin question mark remains over Thurston’s shoulder

Johnathan Thurston is expected to know whether he’ll be fit enough to play in next week’s Origin opener by Sunday. The Maroons are now in camp on the Gold Coast to prepare for round one of the series. Ben Downie

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Cathy Freeman announced as Commonwealth Games ambassador

Australia’s golden girl Cathy Freeman has been unveiled as the sixth Gold Coast Commonwealth Games ambassador. The Premier says it’s an incredible coup. Tamika Seeto reports.

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Suncorp puts footy on the big screen

There’ll be a few beers consumed at this weekend’s league double header. And footy fans at Suncorp are in for an extra treat, with brand new big screens installed. Megan Dennis reports.

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NRL in crisis over drug scandal

The NRL is feeling the effects of another drug scandal, prompting speculation of an illicit drug problem within the sport. There were four separate incidents over the weekend, including Cronulla chairman Damian Keogh. Ashleigh Dwan reports.

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Broncos Girls Academy receives funding boost

Many people may not know it, but the Broncos has a girls academy. It’s not about footy. It’s about supporting indigenous girls in high school and now Canberra’s kicked in with more funding. Emily Kuehner reports.

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Outstanding Queenslanders honoured in OAM ceremony

Outstanding Queenslanders have been honoured at Government House. The annual event recognises extraordinary achievers in all walks of life, including athletes and journalists. Harrison Bain reports.

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It’s official, Wally Lewis is a legend!

Queensland Rugby League great, Wally Lewis is now officially a sporting legend. The ‘King’ has become the 38th Hall of Fame member to be elevated to the higher status. Jennifer Martinez reports.

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Lions captain in trade talk

AFL’s trade week continues to surprise. There’s speculation that Lions captain Tom Rockliff may be changing clubs. And Hawthorn has traded a triple Premiership player. Paxton Roth reports.

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