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Move on from Brad Haddin and Peter Siddle, and don’t field an all-pace line-up. That would be my advice to the Australian selectors, who tomorrow name the squad for the first Test against India.
Citizens of this fine land, I have called this Roar summit to address the evil infiltration of plastic chairs in to our once-daunting coliseums.
Victorian amateur Lucas Herbert set the Metropolitan course in Melbourne alight yesterday with a record seven-under 65 in the third round of the Australian Masters.
Various media reports indicate that Brisbane Roar coach Mike Mulvey has been fired from his position, following a series of poor results and player disharmony at the club.
The Wallabies have fallen 26-23 to Ireland in Dublin to suffer their first back-to-back spring tour defeats in almost a decade.
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A bid for a second New Zealand NRL team based in Wellington has been launched with the aim of entering the competition in the 2018 season.
Australia and South Africa headed to the MCG, with the hosts a chance to seal the series, while the visitors needed to win to keep the series alive.
Yes, I am questioning Richie Benaud’s possible return to commentary for the Sydney Test, and yes, I know I’m going to hell for saying this.
Hidden away among old shirts and dusty suit jackets in the forgotten section of my wardrobe hang three NFL jerseys.
Adam Scott is six shots off Michael Wright’s pace at the halfway mark of the Australian Masters at the Metropolitan Club in Melbourne.
SANZAR, based on the news released today, has gone for the money. The new structure will generate or should generate large dollops of television money outside of the SANZAR countries.
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With another cricket season well under way, the problem of which of the crickets deserve our eyeballs rears its ugly head.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika hasn’t quite gone as far as I thought – or as far as I hoped, on Tuesday – but I do like that he’s gone some way to shaking the side up ahead of their Test against Ireland in Dublin, in the early hours of Sunday morning, AEDT.
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On Thursday, Adelaide United announced that the FFA Cup final against Perth Glory had been sold out. Fantastic news, but it also left the feeling that it could have been so much more.
Clint McKay is ranked by the ICC as the 11th best bowler in ODI cricket – that’s Australia’s second best, behind only Mitchell Johnson.
Tonight Cycling Australia will announce its nine-man Tour de France ‘Team of the Century’ at its annual awards night in Melbourne.
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MATCH RESULT: Adelaide didn’t need to hit top gear today to account for a very poor Mariners outfit.
Despite the series being over, after Australia’s three wicket win on Friday, both teams have plenty to play for in this final match of the series at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Join The Roar for a live blog of the final one day match from 2:20pm (AEDT).
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Divided opinion over Australia’s batting line-up for the opening clash of the Indian Test series takes me back to the mid 1980s where debate and selection bolters typified equally fragile top orders.
Selecting a captain can be a tough job. Selecting the right captain is vital. Selecting Bob Murphy as captain of the Bulldogs is the right call, it’s just 12 months late.
There has certainly been a lot of good vibes surrounding international rugby league recently.
As of today there are fewer than 300 days until the Rugby World Cup 2015 kicks off.
Michael Owen. One of the most naturally gifted goalscorers that English football has produced in the last 20 years.
My pack of teams to just miss the finals is quickly filling up, with the first four previews having teams drifting into the 8th to 13th range. Onto Essendon now who come into the season with the ASADA controversy still lingering.
I’m calling it, there’s not a more accomplished blubmeister in sport than Roger Federer.
MATCH RESULT: Manchester United take the points at the Emirates and they ascend into the top four with their first away win under Louis Van Gaal.
Wales host New Zealand at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 4:30am (AEDT).
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The Wallabies will be out to atone for last week’s poor performance against the French by bouncing back against Ireland at Lansdowne Road. Join us on The Roar for live scores and commentary from 3:30am (AEDT).
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MATCH RESULT: Chelsea have continued their winning ways following the international break with a 2-0 win against West Brom at Stamford Bridge.
MATCH RESULT: An early goal for Swansea wasn’t enough as they could not survive the onslaught of Man City, who really should have scored more.
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Italy will host the might of South Africa at Stadio Euganeo, Padua for the third game of the Springbok’s end of year tour. Join The Roar from 1:00am (AEDT) for live scores and commentary.
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MATCH RESULT: Australia have secured a victory in their International Rules Test against the Irish in Perth with a 56-46 win.
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