AFL legend not charged over white powder saga, TV role in 2023, loses job at Channel 7

AFL legend Wayne Carey faces police charges over a bag of gunpowder dropped in a Perth casino. But he won’t be returning to his lucrative Channel Seven TV role next season either, as his media career appears to be over for now. Carey was under investigation after a bag fell from his pocket on a … Read more

Seven indicted for Sunrise interview with Meghan Markle’s father

A US-based paparazzi is suing Channel 7 for an interview with Meghan Markle’s estranged father, in which he claimed the photographer conspired to defraud him and sabotage the royal wedding. Jeff Rayner, the co-owner of photo agency Coleman-Rayner, is suing Seven for libel in federal court over an interview aired on the network’s breakfast show … Read more

Brittany Higgins Trial: Bruce Lehrmann’s Lawyers Fight Over Timeline Access

A pivotal timeline provided to police by former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins is at the center of a new battle in Canberra’s courts. Bruce Lehrmann’s lawyers are seeking the document outlining Ms Higgins’ version of the 2019 events. Mr Lehrmann pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting Ms Higgins in the parliament building in 2019. Andrew … Read more

Daily Mail to appeal in federal court over defamation of Erin Molan

Daily Mail Australia has appealed the federal court’s decision, which found that journalist and commentator Erin Molan was defamed in an online article by claiming she was racist. The Sky News Host sued the online publisher last year for defamation, saying an article and two tweets from the news site falsely portrayed her as a … Read more

NRL stars desperate search for Curtis Scott for harrowing crash

NRL stars Scott Drinkwater and Brandon Smith followed a distraught Curtis Scott and watched the fired former Raider drive his car into a tree, a court has said. Scott, 24, faces a hearing before the local court at Downing Center in Sydney, where he has denied assaulting and threatening his former partner Tay-Leiha Clark during … Read more

Former NRL star Brett Finch pleads for material child abuse charges

Former NRL star Brett Finch has been found guilty of using a sex hotline to share child abuse material. The former NSW State of Origin halfback on Tuesday had six charges dropped but pleaded guilty to one count of using a carriage service to make child abuse material available. Finch, 40, was arrested last year … Read more

Manase Fainu: NRL rising star jailed, convicted of stabbing in church

NRL young gunman Manase Fainu has been jailed pending sentencing for stabbing a Mormon youth church leader during a wild and bloody brawl. It took a jury just two hours to find Fainu guilty of stabbing Faamanu Levi in ​​the back at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Wattle Grove in October … Read more

Jarryd Hayne: Ex-NRL star was back in court, cheeky Instagram post

Just days before Jarryd Hayne’s lawyers argued for easing his bail conditions, the former NRL star shared a playful post with his wife on Instagram. The former football legend failed to appear in Sydney’s Downing Center District Court on Friday as his lawyer filed an application to change the terms pending a lengthy jury wait. … Read more

Parramatta Eels Bryce Cartwright fronts court over AVO

NRL star Bryce Cartwright stood before a Sydney court after police issued a restraining order to protect his anti-vaxxer wife. The 27-year-old Parramatta Eels attacker divorced his ex-wife Shanelle early last year after the couple sparked controversy over their views on vaccinations. Cartwright walked away from a $450,000-per-season contract with the Gold Coast Titans and … Read more

Michael Lichaa cleared of domestic violence

Former NRL star Michael Lichaa has been cleared of domestic violence charges after his former partner refused to come to court and ex teammate Adam Elliott vouched for his version of events. The 18-month saga finally ended on Friday when Lichaa was found not guilty of assaulting his former partner Kara Childerhouse during a heated … Read more