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The past couple of months have seen plenty of speculation about who NSW Blues coach Laurie Daley would pick to take on the Queensland Maroons in this year’s State of Origin series.
The social justice warriors (SJW’s) are every chance to get their way in the wake of the Tom Jonas hit on Andrew Gaff, following on from Steven May’s hit on Stef Martin a month ago. A red card system, or send-off rule, may come into the AFL.
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Last week we asked you to pick your Queensland team for Game 1 of the State of Origin series.
NSW coach Laurie Daley will regret not selecting Beau Scott and Michael Ennis for the Origin opener at ANZ Stadium on June 8.
I have to apologise in advance for cracking and putting pen to paper on the subject of Jarryd Hayne. I’d understand if my car was egged by irate citizens.
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Before the trading period Geelong were paying $17 for the flag. More recently, they’re paying $4. The only other shortening of the odds that compares this year is in the preferred Prime Minister polls.
After a recent chat, it was really interesting watching a team in red and black making short work of their opposition over the weekend. And I’m not talking about what the Crusaders did to the Waratahs.
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The story of Formula One’s power unit war has been more or less consistent since the hybrid formula debuted in 2014 – Mercedes first, everyone else second.
Before November 6, 2011, like every expert, guru, rookie and man on the street I thought that the left-handed opening batsman David Warner was a man cut out for Twenty20 cricket.
The New South Wales Blues have announced their team for Game 1 of the 2016 State of Origin series, and as anticipated, there were a number of new faces in the side to face the Maroons in just over a week.
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The NSW team for State of Origin Game 1 has been announced, and as always there are winners and losers to come out of Laurie Daley’s selection.
Australia have announced their squad for the Test matches during their tour of Sri Lanka coming up in June.
Matildas Head Coach Alen Stajcic has named a 20-player squad in preparation for the Rio Games farewell series against New Zealand. He also cemented himself in his role by signing a new four-year contract.
Jose Mourinho and Manchester United should be a match made in heaven as one of football’s most charismatic and trophied coaches bids to return England’s most prolific title winners back to former glory.
AFL great Terry Wallace has urged the league to introduce a send-off rule, but West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui doesn’t want to see it happen despite watching his teammate get cut down in thug fashion.
Mitchell Pearce needed more game time to retain his NSW State of Origin jumper, according to Blues coach Laurie Daley.
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A shortened round of NRL awaits with Origin just around the corner. Tune to The Roar for the live NRL team announcements from 4:30pm (AEST).
Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals was a much tighter affair than the previous three, with the Raptors ultimately prevailing over the Cavs by six.
Andrew Gaff would have had an interrupted sleep last Saturday night, because someone would have been under strict instructions to wake the Eagle about every four hours. This guards against the onset of a subarachnoid haemorrhage, which if left unchecked and untreated likely would have resulted in his death.
The European Aquatics Championships have just finished. This has given us a much better idea of how Australia is placed ahead of the Rio Olympics.
As New South Wales prepare to reverse a decade of Cane Toad dominance in State of Origin, here’s a packet of gum card omens to burst the Maroons’ bubble.
Manchester United defeated Crystal Palace 2-1 in this year’s FA Cup final.
A-League expansion has been on the cards for a while, but where should any new teams be based?
Stage 16 starts a difficult final week of racing for the peloton, but especially the general classification contenders.
The last full round before the State of Origin series takes effect on the competition was highlighted by another all-Queensland derby decided by a point. The Roar‘s NRL MVP leaderboard continues to take shape.
Hello Roarers and welcome to another edition of The Roar’s AFL MVP! Round 9 saw some highs, some lows, and a few individual performances that we’ll remember for a long time. Take a look below at who our bloggers rated as the best of the best.
In November last year, immediately after the Rugby World Cup, I wrote an article entitled Moving on to the Wallabies’ England series in 2016.
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The long-standing ‘Subiaco curse’ holds that teams playing in Perth are prone to a poor performance the next week, but a quick flick through results show that this is rubbish.
Skipping past the controversy surrounding Laurie Daley’s Origin selections, let’s gather all the stats and highlight the woeful performances Ray Barnacle and I have poured over in a nine-minute highlights package from Round 11.
There was always a chance a former South Sydney Rabbitoh would return to Australia one day wearing the red rose of the England rugby union team. Not many would have expected that former Rabbitoh to be Ben Te’o.
Reigning French Open champion Stan Wawrinka avoided becoming the first man in Open era history to crash out in the first round of the French Open, after climbing off the canvas to defeat Lukas Rosol in five sets.
The St George Illawarra Dragons attack in season 2016 has been pathetic.
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