West Coast goes a game clear with a 47-point victory over Richmond, as Lions, Demons post big wins

West Coast goes a game clear with a 47-point victory over Richmond, as Lions, Demons post big wins

Updated May 20, 2018 19:42:11 Photo: Jack Darling kicked six for West Coast as the Eagles had a solid win over Richmond in Perth. (AAP: Richard Wainwright) West Coast forward Jack Darling booted a career-best six goals to lift his team to a crushing 47-point victory over Richmond in Sunday’s …

Adelaide Crows get the better of the Western Bulldogs in 37-point AFL victory

Adelaide Crows get the better of the Western Bulldogs in 37-point AFL victory

Updated May 18, 2018 23:00:21 Photo: Josh Jenkins (L) and Darcy Fogarty celebrate a Crows goal in the wet against the Bulldogs. (AAP: Kelly Barnes) Adelaide livewire Eddie Betts slotted four goals in a rain-soaked 37-point win against the Western Bulldogs. Betts’ Friday night haul included two more specials in …

Victory over Islamic State sways Iraqi voters as Abadi seeks to fend off Iran-backed rivals

Victory over Islamic State sways Iraqi voters as Abadi seeks to fend off Iran-backed rivals

Posted May 13, 2018 05:38:58 Photo: Voter turnout was almost half that of the previous elections with around 30 per cent reported in most areas. (AP: Hadi Mizban) Polls have closed across Iraq in the first national election since the country declared victory over the Islamic State group. Key points: …

A-League grand final: Melbourne Victory crash another party to successfully stifle Newcastle Jets

A-League grand final: Melbourne Victory crash another party to successfully stifle Newcastle Jets

Updated May 06, 2018 00:24:38 Photo: Lawrence Thomas withstood everything thrown at him, including Roy O’Donovan’s boot. (AAP: Darren Pateman) Related Story: Victory deny Jets to win A-League grand final in Newcastle Related Story: Fairy-tale grand final appearance for Newcastle ends in ‘shocking’ result It’s not difficult to pinpoint the …

A-League grand final: Melbourne Victory beat Newcastle Jets 1-0 to win fourth championship

A-League grand final: Melbourne Victory beat Newcastle Jets 1-0 to win fourth championship

Updated May 05, 2018 22:11:56 Photo: Kosta Barbarouses celebrates scoring the opening goal for the Victory. (AAP: Dan Himbrechts) Melbourne Victory have broken the hearts of the Jets and their legion of fans by claiming the A-League championship with a 1-0 win in the grand final in Newcastle. A ninth-minute …

A-League grand final has Newcastle Jets ready to party as they take on Melbourne Victory

A-League grand final has Newcastle Jets ready to party as they take on Melbourne Victory

By Steve Wilson Updated May 04, 2018 06:09:31 Related Story: The Jets are the against-the-odds A-League success story we should all get behind Related Story: Three wooden spoons and David Beckham: How the Newcastle Jets reversed 10 years of misery If interest in the A-League has been on the decline …

Melbourne Victory beats Sydney FC in extra-time thriller to reach A-League grand final

Melbourne Victory beats Sydney FC in extra-time thriller to reach A-League grand final

Updated April 29, 2018 00:06:14 Photo: Terry Antonis lived the highs and lows in a dramatic semi-final. (AAP: David Moir) Related Story: ‘Greatest A-League goal ever’: McGree lights up finals with stupendous scorpion kick Terry Antonis moved from hero to villain and back again as Melbourne Victory beat premiers Sydney …

Besart Berisha’s stunning overhead kick goal puts Melbourne Victory into semi-finals

Besart Berisha’s stunning overhead kick goal puts Melbourne Victory into semi-finals

Posted April 22, 2018 21:08:09 Photo: Besart Berisha’s 89th-minute goal broke Adelaide hearts and helped Melbourne Victory advance to the semi-finals. (AAP: George Salpigtidis) Besart Berisha has sent Melbourne Victory into the A-League semi-finals, producing a last-gasp overhead kick stunner to defeat Adelaide United 2-1. External Link: A-League tweet: BESART …

Fed Cup: Ash Barty says Australia can win the title as Netherlands victory brings World Group return

Fed Cup: Ash Barty says Australia can win the title as Netherlands victory brings World Group return

Posted April 22, 2018 17:11:43 Photo: Australia clinched Fed Cup victory over the Netherlands with a win for Daria Gavrilova in the tie’s fourth rubber. (AAP: Craig Golding) Ash Barty believes Australia can break a 45-year Fed Cup title drought after piloting the one-time tennis superpower back into the World …