Paddy Ryder Bradley Hill bar incident, St Kilda Saints, Mordialloc, dropped for Sydney game, what happened

St Kilda have dismissed claims that stars Paddy Ryder and Bradley Hill were dropped last week due to an altercation at a south Melbourne bar. The club have confirmed that a trio of players – Ryder, Hill and an unnamed third team-mate – were involved in a “verbal exchange and disagreement with other customers” on … Read more

Justin Hodges, New South Wales jersey, bet, Origin II, Queensland Maroons great

No Queensland fans, you don’t need to get your eyes checked – that was Maroons great Justin Hodges in an NSW Blues shirt. Hodges is preparing for his fourth professional fight and the first since being knocked out by former NRL striker Darcy Lussick and wearing the shirt under duress. Stream every game from every … Read more

NSW Blues vs Queensland Maroons Game 2; Victor Radley X-rated act; news, videos

Oh the dangers of live television. NSW Blues rookie Victor Radley might want to find that moment again following the Blues’ win over Queensland in Perth. Sitting in the dressing room after the Blues beat the winners 44-12, Radley noticed the TV camera was focused on him as the Channel 9 panel analyzed the game … Read more

The Run Home after Round 15, predicted ladder, top eight, finals, ladder predictor, analysis, fixture

It was billed as a decisive round of footy, and with two months left, we’ve been given a strong top six – and six teams fighting for the last two spots. This is The Run Home, where analyses every club’s remaining fixture and tries to predict how the rest of the year will play … Read more

Game 2 result, score, highlights, Nathan Cleary, NSW Blues vs QLD Maroons, video, tries, series score

New South Wales destroyed Queensland 44-12 in Perth thanks to a masterclass from Nathan Cleary and the series now heads to a decider in Brisbane on July 13. The Blues complained that the Maroons had slowed down the ruck in Game 1 and referee Ashley Klein clearly took the comments on board. Klein controversially dismissed … Read more

Scores, updates, stats, video, blog, news, how to watch

Port Adelaide kept their final hopes alive with a blistering victory over a valiant Gold Coast Suns at Adelaide Oval on Sunday, 13.15 (93) to 13.13 (91). After going winless in the first five rounds, the Powers have now won seven of their last nine games and remain one game outside the top eight, with … Read more

Why marrying your second choice isn’t that unusual

People marrying their second choices is more common than you think, and there is a good reason for it. Soulmates can appear in varying forms. For any fellow trashy reality show fans out there, who also found themselves tuned into Love is Blind, Season Two (yes, I know how that sounds), you will be familiar … Read more

Elvis movie: Tom Hanks’ sacrifice for trashed role

It’s official: Tom Hanks has made a career-first misstep. Here’s why we should give him credit for the sacrifice. Watching a Baz Luhrmann film is like getting in the car of a morning, switching on the ignition and having the stereo blast out the speakers at full volume. The only difference is, in the car, … Read more

Dreadlocked Orlando Bloom strips down to a robe on Queensland beach

He’s famed for playing Pirates of the Caribbean heartthrob Will Turner. But Orlando Bloom seemed to channel his co-star Johnny Depp’s character Captain Jack Sparrow on Thursday as he sported dreadlocks and a robe on the beaches of Cape Tribulation in Far North Queensland. The British actor, 45, stripped down to just a robe in a … Read more

AFL 2022: Melbourne Demons, Christian Petracca astounded after handball snub

Demons star Christian Petracca was visibly stunned when a teammate did the unthinkable in a “terrible” moment you rarely see. Demons star Christian Petracca was visibly stunned the moment Bayley Fritsch refused to give him a handball in front of goal. It was a nightmarish 12-point turnover for the Demons in the first quarter as … Read more