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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.”
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.
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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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.
World Rugby has studied the scrum incident at Ellis Park and come up with some recommendations.
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.
The Fremantle Dockers host the Greater Western Sydney Giants at Domain Stadium on Sunday to close out Round 18. Join The Roar for live scores from 2:40pm Local (4:40pm AEST).
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Match result: Rabbitohs 20 Panthers 16
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Match Result: The Western Bulldogs have recorded their second largest ever win against Essendon after beating the Bombers by 87 points at Etihad Stadium. BULLDOGS 19 13 127 ESSENDON 5 10 40
Match Result: In a game that could not sum the entire round of NRL better, the Dragons came out in the second half after up 10-0 then down 20-14 won the half 32-4.
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The Port Adelaide Power must win to keep any chance of finals alive when they host the St Kilda Saints at Adelaide Oval today. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 12:40pm Local, 1:10pm AEST.
FIGHT RESULTS Women’s Bantamweight Championship: Ronda Rousey def. Bethe Correia via knockout (punch) 0:34 R1 to retain the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship
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Race Result: Chaz Mostert has won his third race of the season and completed a clean sweep of race wins for Prodrive at the Queensland Raceway on Sunday.
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One only has to stand in the crowd at any AFL game to realise the general football public rarely see eye-to-eye with the umpires.
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