From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
It is amazing how many people, when they see a shoulder charge go right, forget how many of them have gone sickeningly wrong.
An interesting email leapt into my inbox this week.
Young West Australian Cameron Bancroft has made himself a serious contender to replace Chris Rogers in the Test team after impressive showings for Australia A on their tour of India.
Nigel Hampton QC squared a sort of vicious circle with his SANZAR judicial hearing finding that Wallaby flanker Michael Hooper “contravened Law 10.4 (a) and is suspended up to and including Saturday, 1 August 2015.”
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After three meetings, Wallaby Michael Hooper has been cleared to play in the Rugby Championship decider against the All Blacks at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night.
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The national selectors have been decisive and swift to react in this series.
Sonny Bill Williams is in the frame to start for the All Blacks against the Wallabies on Saturday, with Ma’a Nonu in doubt for the Rugby Championship decider in Sydney.
Shaun Kenny-Dowall is set to make his return to the NRL for the first time since allegations of domestic violence were levelled against him.
Luckless South Sydney second-rower Kyle Turner has labelled his NRL return a success, despite failing to finish the match against Penrith due to concussion. Appearing in his first NRL match since breaking his neck in February’s indigenous All Stars game, Turner was felled in an attempted tackle on Panthers prop Jeremy Latimore early in the […]
The Third Test was won by England in just two days and two sessions in a comprehensive thrashing, proving yet again that cricket between teams with criminally fragile batting line-ups is the best cricket of all. Here are the ratings for the Third Test. Sir Isaac Newton Grade: F If there’s one thing this Ashes […]
Michael Clarke is fortunate that the Australian side he leads has shed so much experience in the past month – and is set to lose more when Chris Rogers retires at the end of this Ashes series.
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If not all supporters who boo Adam Goodes are racist, why should we ignore the fact some of them are?
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England convincingly defeating Australia in two-and-a-half days in the Birmingham Test made me go for a walk down memory lane.
Drivers, horses and the clerk of the course escaped serious injury after a potentially disastrous racing incident in Wagga this afternoon.
Lock Kane Douglas will be available for Wallabies selection after signing a three-year deal with the Queensland Reds.
A Wayne Bennett-led Broncos side is relentlessly hole-punching it’s way to yet another grand final appearance. Seriously, have I overslept backwards to the Howard administration? Is this why I’m hankering for a Powers and some Melrose Place?
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To wrap up coverage of the 2015 Tour de France, let’s take a look at Part 2 of my series focussing on the top achievers of this year’s race.
In recent times Kurt Tippett has received an onslaught of criticism from the media and fans alike, much of which has been completely uncalled for.
It may only have been a lowly Class 2 race over 1200m last Thursday, July 30, at Gosford, but the Kim Waugh trained grey His Majesty left quite an impression on those who witnessed the ease of his three length victory.
James Hird may wish that the events of the last few years could have been as quick and forgettable as yesterday’s first quarter.
We have all seen the video of the Michael Hooper/Sanchez incident in Mendoza. We all have views about Nicolas Sanchez’s actions.
Following last week’s terrific Test match between the All Blacks and Springboks, I was surprised by the number of subsequent articles that referred to the marked superiority of the South African scrum.
So onto the final preview of the three Football League divisions for 2015-16, arguably the toughest Football League in the world – the Championship.
World Rugby has studied the scrum incident at Ellis Park and come up with some recommendations.
The past week has provided the Australian public with a small window into Australia’s massive race issue – something of which many were unaware.
The recent booing of Adam Goodes has created a roar amongst us, in particular, within the Indigenous community and footy fans.
Since the beginning of organised sport, women have scratched, clawed and fought their way to be able to compete at the highest level in their chosen pursuits.
The 2009 NRL season of the Parramatta Eels is one that will forever be remembered in rugby league folklore.
Although the Sanzar fixture this week listed a break in the Rugby Championship, it’s doubtful that any of the four coaches involved will have used this opportunity for a weekend family ski holiday.
“Blaming Adam Goodes is like blaming a rape victim for the way that they dress” Swans chairman Andrew Pridham.
Match Result: There were a few bumps along the way but the Fremantle Dockers eventually found themselves with a 21-point win over the GWS Giants.
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Match result: Rabbitohs 20 Panthers 16
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