Cats remain uncertain on who rucks in round one

“Hazy is the best way to describe that,” Knights said. “The positive is that they are the two ruckmen that have been going at everything in pre-season training so they have had a mountain of work.” Knights said selectors would consider the opposition and select the player who best fitted their plans for the Giants, signalling the fact it was going to be a horses for courses policy all season. “They have certainly both had a great prep but it doesn’t make it any clearer,” Knights said. “Two or three…

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Experts advise against further travel bans

Italy briefly overtook South Korea as the worst-hit country outside China on Sunday, when confirmed cases jumped 1300 in a single day to 6387. South Korea, which is subject to a travel ban along with China and Iran, announced on Monday it had 7382 cases. Australia has put enhanced screening measures in place for travellers from Italy. The virus is now present in more than 100 countries, with more than 80 confirmed cases in Australia. The nation’s Chief Medical Officer, Brendan Murphy, said on Monday the expert advice to the…

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Fake tips on how to avoid coronavirus are being spread online

Social media is full of posts that provide advice on how to avoid catching the coronavirus but many of them are untrue. Over the weekend, humanitarian organisation UNICEF was forced to issue a statement after it was linked to advice urging people to avoid ice cream, saying it was “wholly untrue”. “To the creators of such falsehoods, we offer a simple message: STOP,” UNICEF partnerships deputy executive director Charlotte Petri Gornitzka said. She said misinformation during times of a health crisis could spread paranoia, fear, and stigmatisation. “It can also…

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MAFS 2020: KC Osborne hints she’s seen Michael Goonan outside the experiment

But it sounds like we might have to wait until the reunion episode for all the juicy details. Appearing on radio Monday morning, KC was grilled about the rumours, and her caginess spoke volumes of their validity. The speculation comes after Stacey Hampton – Michael’s “wife”, said she feels betrayed by her former friend. RELATED: MAFS star Cathy Evans looks unrecognisable in throwback pics RELATED: MAFS star Hayley Vernon confirms racy former job While whispers the two cheated on their spouses while MAFS was filming have been rife, KC instead…

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‘It’s going to be like Harvey Weinstein all over again’

The actor will identify at least one alleged abuser in his documentary The Rape of The Two Coreys, which will be streamed globally from 2pm Tuesday AEDT. Feldman funded the documentary project himself after streaming channels rejected it. The 48-year-old said he was driven to make the film following the death of his best friend and fellow child actor, Corey Haim. Feldman told The Wendy Williams Show his life has been threatened while he made the documentary. He said: “The one name that is the most dangerous, the one I’m…

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Meghan and Harry’s final deadline

It is a matter of hours. At the time of writing it is just over 12 hours until Harry and Meghan the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will arrive outside London’s famed Westminster Abbey and begin their final official engagement as working members of the royal family. While their official end date is March 31, for all intents and purposes, when they enter the 930-year-old church early on Tuesday morning Sydney-time, it will be the last time that either of them will be addressed as His or Her Royal Highness…

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Uber announces coronavirus compensation as unions demand support for casuals

Unions will use a meeting with Industrial Relations Minister Christian Porter and employer groups on Tuesday to ask for compensation for casual workers who do not get paid sick leave and have to take time off because of the coronavirus. The calls come as Uber, one of the largest gig economy companies in the country, announced it would provide 14 days’ “compensation” to any drivers who become infected with coronavirus or have to isolate themselves. Mr Porter said he would ask unions and employer groups for their cooperation in the…

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Suns to stick with Dew

Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew speaks to Tom Lynch of Victoria in the warm-up for February’s state-of-origin bushfire relief match.Credit:AAP “I think it will line up at some stage – there is no panic or urgency because I think we are in a good spot.” Like bringing in Brandon Ellis and Hugh Greenwood to buttress the exposure of young talent, the Suns also hired former Crows coach Neil Craig, the caretaker coach at Melbourne and football director of Essendon and Carlton, as a mentor to the Suns coaches. He has…

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MAFS star Cathy Evans looks unrecognisable in throwback pics

Cathy, 26, who is “married” to Josh in the experiment, has previously admitted to undergoing a breast augmentation, Botox and lip fillers since 2016, because she used to be ‘really self-conscious’ of her body. And in a number of photos taken before her procedures, the 26-year-old New Zealand native looks completely different. RELATED: MAFS intruder bride KC Osborne unrecognisable in throwback snap RELATED: MAFS star Elizabeth Sobinoff’s stunning weight loss Cathy Evans has shared her cosmetic journey on Instagram. Picture: Instagram.Source:Instagram The star before her breast enhancement. Picture: InstagramSource:Instagram According…

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Israel Folau back on club bosses’ radars

However that has shifted dramatically since the former Queensland and Australian rugby league representative was signed by Super League outfit Catalans Dragons. While the majority of clubs are still opposed to Folau’s return, the NRL is bracing for support to continue to grow. Loading “All we hear is about inclusiveness, but it’s hypocritical to say we’re a game that accepts everyone when we won’t accept him or his beliefs,” one club figure said. “If he agrees to strict rules and has learnt his lesson, why shouldn’t he be allowed to…

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