Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy is unconvinced whether North Queensland are no longer a one man band but is preparing for Johnathan Thurston to play.
A season from hell, including being docked 12 points for salary cap breaches, means the Eels are out of finals contention with six games to go.
North Melbourne coach Brad Scott says he wants to channel his side's "idolisation" of milestone man Brent Harvey into a win against St Kilda.
Australia's bowlers combined to expose some mental demons in Sri Lanka's batting line-up on day one of the first Test, according to Josh Hazlewood.
South Sydney's Tom Burgess has copped a one-match shoulder charge ban and will miss Sunday's clash with Canberra.
Trent Merrin has extended his contract with Penrith until the end of the 2020 NRL season.
Matt Jones is looking to return to the form from last year's PGA Championship where he held the 36-hole lead.
Gary Ablett is expected to play out his contract with Gold Coast despite talk of a possible track back to Geelong.
Moana Hope and AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan greeted each other with a "dab" at the naming of the AFL women's league top players.
Midfielder Ryan Griffen is set to make his comback from a hamstring injury when Greater Western Sydney play Richmond.
Wayne Bennett says Brisbane's NRL future is bright after being forced to blood a young bench and injecting teenager Jaydn Su'A into his starting side.
Fernando Torres, Gabi and Diego Godin have all been named in Atletico Madrid's travelling squad for the International Champions Cup in Melbourne.
Dynamic playmaker Katrina Gorry says defeating Canada can set the tone for the Matildas' Olympic campaign.
Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi believes new recruit Thomas Kristensen will strengthen the A-League side's midfield and balance their defence.
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker will miss the start of the English Premier League season due to a knee injury.
The Broncos have gone from being premiership favourites to fringe outsiders, and things are not getting any easier.
The Saints are the big climbers this week as they continue their march towards an unlikely finals berth.
Wests Tigers veteran doesn't seem to understand the meaning of "shut up" and leads this week's NRL heroes and goats.
There's plenty of jostling for position at the top of the ladder and more of what we learned from round 18