National News

Canberra find NRL star in Nicoll-Klokstad

Canberra coach Ricky Stuart has always had an eye for talent, but the unearthing of star fullback Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad is impressive even by his standards.

Drinkwater leaves Storm for Cowboys

Exciting young fullback Scott Drinkwater has been released from Melbourne to join North Queensland and he could be playing for his new NRL side as soon as Friday night against St George Illawarra.

US cyber attack failed: Iran minister

US cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister says, days after reports the Pentagon launched a long-planned cyber attack to disable the country's rocket launch systems.

Orphaned IS children on way to Australia

The children of two Islamic State fighters including the infamous Khaled Sharrouf are returning to Australia from conflict-ridden Syria where they have spent months orphaned in refugee camps.

McGuire facing NRL ban for Maloney hit

Queensland back-rower Josh McGuire is facing a one-game NRL ban for his hit on NSW five-eighth James Maloney in the dying moments of Sunday's State of Origin clash.