New Zealand will draw confidence from one of their best
fighting victories of recent years when they seek to level
the test series against England at Leeds.
They were derided as "Dad's Army" in the build-up, but
Queensland captain Cameron Smith says their nail-biting win
in the State of Origin opener is proof there is no substitute
Gerald Francis Ridsdale says he did not tell anyone he had
abused children when he was first ordained because he was
afraid of being kicked out of the priesthood.
Black Saturday bushfire victims will share in $300 million
after a settlement between them and energy company AusNet
Services was approved by a Melbourne court.
Dual nationals fighting with groups such as Islamic State
would be taken back by Australia if their citizenship was
stripped by another country, even if they were known to be
committing acts of terrorism, Immigration Minister Peter
World-class pair Brodie Retallick and Julian Savea have
become the first All Blacks to commit through to the 2019
Rugby World Cup in a major boost for New Zealand Rugby.
If there's been one beneficiary of Marc Janko's departure
from Sydney FC, it's Shane Smeltz.
Gallstones are something most people would be happy to part
with - but not if they're running an abattoir and the stones
are worth $20,000 per kilogram.
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has defended bowlers Mark Craig
and Tim Southee after the pair struggled to make an impact
during the first-test loss to England at Lord's.
All Blacks Ma'a Nonu and Jeremy Thrush will set Hurricanes
records for longevity after being named for Friday's Super
Rugby match against the Crusaders in Nelson.
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