Canterbury hero Trent Hodkinson revealed he wasn’t supposed to kick in Saturday night’s epic NRL semi-final win over Manly after coming from the field early in the match with a knee injury.
Hawthorn star Cyril Rioli has put his hand up for a risky AFL grand final recall after the injury-prone forward played his first game in three months.
South Sydney coach Michael Maguire says his side have come to understand the huge weight of expectation that bears down upon the club this time of year as they seek to break their five-decade long premiership drought.
Daniel Ricciardo has added another podium finish to his stunning Formula One season, but British driver Lewis Hamilton won the Singapore Grand Prix to take the lead in the drivers championship from his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg who failed to finish with electrical failure.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admitted his team “gave the game away” as they were beaten 5-3 at Leicester after a stunning second-half collapse which saw them ship four goals.
Sydney defender Ted Richards says there are similarities between the Swans charge to the AFL grand final and his first year at the club,in 2006.