Allan Jeans’ mental health battle revealed more than 25 years on

Allan Jeans’ mental health battle revealed more than 25 years on

Coaching great Allan Jeans’ sole year at the helm of Richmond was spent dealing with the debilitating effects of mental illness, according to then-Tigers chief executive Cameron Schwab. Four-time premiership coach Jeans spent just one year at Punt Road, coaching Richmond to…

Cats set off on Tiger hunt at MCG as epic battle looms

Cats set off on Tiger hunt at MCG as epic battle looms

Playing at the MCG will hold no fears for Geelong when they attempt to end Richmond's winning streak at the home of football on Friday night and cement a spot inside the top eight. In what will be Geelong star Gary Ablett's…

Mum who lost year-long battle with bowel cancer shares heartbreaking Facebook message from beyond the grave – telling husband ‘you’ll never know how much I miss you’

Mum who lost year-long battle with bowel cancer shares heartbreaking Facebook message from beyond the grave – telling husband ‘you’ll never know how much I miss you’

Jenny Thirlaway, 46, from Wallsend, North Tyneside, died on Tuesday, little more than a year after being diagnosed with incurable bowel cancer. In a Facebook post published the day AFTER she died, she left a heartbreaking message to her 3,000 followers, giving…

Slings and arrows: Jockeys wage a battle for fee increase

Slings and arrows: Jockeys wage a battle for fee increase

“Pay them what the ride is worth,” a wag commented after hearing that Victorian jockeys are seeking a wage increase at a period when the Australia-wide riding standard is particularly high. For instance, Brenton Avdulla and Hugh Bowman took the honours at…

Rupert Murdoch gets go-ahead to bid for all of Sky

Rupert Murdoch gets go-ahead to bid for all of Sky

Rupert Murdoch gets go-ahead to bid for all of Sky from new Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright as rivals Comcast up their offer for the pay-TV giant Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox wants to buy the part of Sky it doesn’t own Deal…

NRL delay points to battle with Raiders over Jack Wighton ban

NRL delay points to battle with Raiders over Jack Wighton ban

A battle is brewing between the Canberra Raiders and the NRL over the length of Jack Wighton's suspension, with the governing body yet to rubber stamp the proposed six-week ban. The Raiders announced they want Wighton to miss six games, including the…

Janet Jackson reveals 'intense' battle with depression

Janet Jackson reveals 'intense' battle with depression

Janet Jackson has opened up about her "intense" battle with depression, calling the experience "tenacious and scary". Replay In a letter published in Essence magazine, the 52-year-old discussed the joy her 1-year-old son Eissa Al Mana brings, but wrote of her darker…

Brimson firms in battle for Titans' No.6

Brimson firms in battle for Titans' No.6

Gold Coast rookie Alexander 'AJ' Brimson appears to have worked his way into the Titans' long-term plans but the future of the man he has replaced is far less certain. Still only 19, Brimson has displaced fellow Tweed Heads talent Kane Elgey…

Carol Vorderman reveals she had 'similar feelings' to Kate Spade after fashion designer kills herself following battle with depression

Carol Vorderman reveals she had 'similar feelings' to Kate Spade after fashion designer kills herself following battle with depression

The fashion pioneer is thought to have killed herself after her body was found at her New York apartment, and her family have since told of her struggle with depression. And Vorderman, 57, known for hosting the beloved Countdown, said on Twitter…