Source: The Daily Telegraph FURIOUS Wests Tigers coach Tim Sheens last night described a scurrilous attempt to derail his side's premiership campaign on social media networks as “disgraceful”. Sheens had just watched his side lose 24-18 to St George Illawarra at WIN Jubilee – the Tigers’ fifth loss in their past eight games.They have now lost more matches this season than they have won – a deeply concerning scenario for a team many tipped to play in this year’s grand final
Beast: Matt Hamill (R) connects with a straight right against Tito Ortiz during the light heavyweight bout during UFC 121. Source: Getty Images MATT Hamill wants to feel the bubbles again. Just once
Quade Cooper (left), Sonny Bill Williams (top) and Andrew Johns Source: The Daily Telegraph SONNY Bill Williams last night strode into Brisbane on high alert for the Queensland Reds schemer he thinks has a deeper bag of tricks than league legend Andrew Johns. The dynamic Crusaders weapon fired a cross-code debate when he rated Quade Cooper a more hypnotic playmaker than league’s near immortal. Williams is well aware he will be a midfield target of Cooper’s subtle skills tomorrow at Suncorp Stadium, where 45,000-plus will assess his every twitch
Loss: Samantha Stosur against Gisela Dulko. Source: AP SAMANTHA Stosur's quest for a maiden grand slam title has come to an abrupt end in the French Open third round, being dumped out of the tournament by Argentine Gisela Dulko 6-4 1-6 6-3.
Origin blow: Maroons centre Willie Tonga will miss the rest of the series after dislocating his shoulder in game one. Source: The Courier-Mail WILLIE Tonga's 2011 Origin campaign is over with the injured Maroons centre facing six to eight weeks on the sidelines. In a blow to Queensland’s preparations for Origin II, Tonga has no hope of playing in the return bout on June 15 and the Cowboys ace will also miss the third match at Suncorp Stadium on July 6.
Crowd puller: Tim Horan says Sonny Bill Williams could attract an extra 10,000 fans to the Reds-Crusaders clash.
Rivalry: Mark Webber (left) and Sebastian Vettel at Monte Carlo. Source: The Daily Telegraph JENSON Button has backed Mark Webber to topple his all-conquering teammate Sebastian Vettel this weekend with the McLaren driver claiming the Australian's experience could help cause a major upset on the unforgiving streets of Monte Carlo. Turning up the pressure on the runaway championship leader, former Monaco champion Button said Vettel could be forced into making a mistake with the field gunning for the title holder after his near flawless start to the F1 season.
Frustrated: NSW coach Ricky Stuart wants explanations for contentious refereeing decisions in Origin I. Source: The Daily Telegraph NSW coach Ricky Stuart wants referees' boss Bill Harrigan to explain to the people of NSW why so many contentious calls went against the Blues at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday night. A clearly frustrated Stuart said he would contact Harrigan today hoping that he could clarify why almost every close call seemed to favour the home team
MONEY MAN: John Ribot has called for players like Johnathan Thurston to earn $1 million a season.