Archive for October 27th, 2017

30,000 lightning strikes as storms, rain batter NSW

30,000 lightning strikes as storms, rain batter NSW

UP to 30,000 lightning strikes hit the Hunter region overnight as furious ‘super-cell’ storms lashed the coastline and Sydney with more than 50mm of rain, causing havoc on the morning’s road and rail commute. The SES received 250 calls for assistance after severe thundersstorms and large hailstones up to five centimetres in width lashed Sydney, […]

Rugby League World Cup kicks off tonight

Rugby League World Cup kicks off tonight

After all the hype and build‑up, the Rugby League World Cup finally kicks off at 9 tonight with a match‑up of two teams that plenty are tipping to meet again in the final. Co‑host nation and defending Champions Australia are heavy favourites to take out the tournament but Wayne Bennett’s England team is one of […]

Drua team needs to play smart, says Seruvakula

Drua team needs to play smart, says Seruvakula

Fiji Airways Drua coach, Senirusi Seruvakula says his team needs to play smart rugby and avoid fouls if they are to beat Sydney Rays in the National Rugby Championship tomorrow. With the suspension of two Fijian Drua players and the team leading the list with seven yellow cards, is something of a concern to Seruvakula. […]