Match Report – Leicester 15 – 29 Northampton

By PA Sport Last Updated: 22/03/19 11:16pm Northampton Saints victory means that they are up to fifth in the table Northampton Saints plunged Leicester Tigers further into Gallagher Premiership trouble with a 29-15 derby victory at Welford Road on Friday night. The visitors were clinical when it mattered most as …

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Evacuations end as NT shelters from Trevor

Evacuations of communities in the path of a cyclone barrelling down on the Northern Territory have ceased as authorities urge remaining residents to prepare for flooding and destructive winds. Cyclone Trevor is expected to become a category four tropical cyclone pushing gale-force winds, rain and tidal surges 300 kilometres out …

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Tourism hails $12m boost | The West Australian

The Margaret River-Busselton Tourism Association says this week’s funding boost for tourism in specialty markets will drive “strong results” for the region. The State Government announced an extra $12 million this week to promote WA to overseas visitors targeting key markets Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Hong Kong. The State’s 2019-20 …

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Grommets rise to wave of challenge

Young grommets thrived in the challenging conditions at this year’s Junior Wavefest at Muttonbird on Saturday, as the next wave of young surfers impressed. Albany Boardriders’ major junior event on the calendar attracted a strong field across multiple divisions, ranging from rookie and push-in through to the under-18 boys and …

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Match Report – Portugal 0 – 0 Ukraine

Watch highlights as reigning European champions Portugal are held in first Euro 2020 qualifier Last Updated: 22/03/19 10:37pm 4:32 Highlights of Portugal’s goalless draw with Ukraine in Group B of the European Qualifiers Highlights of Portugal’s goalless draw with Ukraine in Group B of the European Qualifiers Defending champions Portugal …

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Early ASX gains slashed as bonds signal bearish risks

The Australian sharemarket ramped higher in early trade as yield hunting accelerated on rising domestic and US dollar rate-cut expectations, but the collapse in bond yields to near-record lows triggered late profit taking. The S&P-ASX 200 index climbed 0.9 per cent as it followed US stocks higher after the US …

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Fast-rail for the regions with $2b plan

Rail travel between Geelong and Melbourne will be twice as quick once a new fast-rail link is built, but Victoria is criticising Canberra for jumping the gun on funding. The $2 billion fast rail commitment will be in the budget as one of at least six fast-rail projects around the …

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