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I don’t want to be a party pooper. All week people have been saying how much Cronulla deserve to win this grand final after a barren half-century in the competition.
Genius is sharp and sudden. It doesn’t run to a timeline, and it doesn’t wait for a single date – like the final Saturday of a season. It’s unexpected, and that’s what makes it so special.
So the NRL season all comes down to this: Cronulla vs Melbourne.
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“Breakdowns are a huge issue for me when assessing the increased number of injuries today. I actually think that the lawmakers may have to consider some changes here.
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I’ve heard a lot of pontificating from various people of high regard about how we need a second division of the national league, and how we need it now.
With the game’s glittering prize in reach, the Sharks are fresh, fit and firing. They’ve enjoyed a ridgey-didge preparation, and they really couldn’t be in better shape.
It’s Super Saturday at Randwick, Sydney’s feature race day of the spring. Nine black-type races headed by three Group 1s.
What’s in your pocket right now? Maybe some keys, a smartphone, wallet, perhaps some gum… I daren’t dream what else.
The Rugby Championship enters its third and final phase for 2016, with South Africa hosting Australia in Pretoria, and Argentina hosting New Zealand in Buenos Aires.
Well, 206 games of AFL football in 2016 have brought us here – a grand final match-up between the minor-premier Sydney Swans, and the fairytale-from-seventh Western Bulldogs.
John Thornet was the first captain to lead the Wallabies onto Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, 1300 metres above sea level.
Most of the best batsmen in the world during the 1970s had trouble facing Australian fast-medium paceman Max Walker.
In light of the news that UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor will next face Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight crown, it’s clear that the Irishman holds all the cards and calls all the shots.
Anthony Mundine has called on all players at this weekend’s NRL and AFL grand finals to boycott the Australian national anthem.
Injured paceman Mitchell Starc could ‘see the bone’ in his leg following a training mishap two weeks ago, but says he’ll be fit for the Australian international summer.
The Western Bulldogs have seen enough on the training track for in-doubt trio Matt Suckling, Dale Morris and Lin Jong to be considered for the AFL grand final.
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There will be some big decisions made when the AFL Teams are announced for the 2016 AFL Grand Final. Join The Roar for the full teams as they’re announced, live from 6:25pm (AEST).
Celtic will be looking to put a horrendous start to the Champions League behind them when they host Manchester City. Join The Roar from 4:45am (AEST) for live scores and commentary.
I recall back in 2011, during my last year of school, when my teenage self – only recently exposed to rugby – was gleefully discussing that year’s sporting events with my similarly sports-crazy friend.
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The jewel in rugby league’s crown is under threat of mediocrity.
Hawthorn’s bid for a fourth consecutive premiership was wiped away in the semi-final, where the Western Bulldogs mauled the Hawks to eliminate them from the 2016 finals series in straight sets.
The Swans can be excused for thinking they’re national enemy number one this week.
The Boxing Day when Dennis Lillie foiled Viv Richards with the last ball of play was listened to in gardens, on beaches, and in cars with the windows all the way down and the sound all the way up.
Recently, the discussion around the merits of an A2 league has been gathering serious momentum.
The cliche that you need to be in the ‘right place at the right time’ is so apt when it comes to winning premierships.
Congrats Team India and Virat Kohli for a comprehensive win in the first Test of the Home series versus New Zealand. Virat has now won eight out of 15 Tests, with two losses and five draws.
Round 3 of the Aviva Premiership is now in the bag. Wasps remain the only unbeaten side in England’s top tier as they eagerly await Kurtley Beale’s return from injury.
The improvement of the Socceroos under Ange Postecoglou has been something all football fans should be proud of. Playing exciting high-octane football, with a steel and craft away from home that has our national team moving nicely towards qualifying for Russia in 2018.
I am making quite a jump from my normal waters of rugby league, to dip my toe in the world’s biggest and most popular sport. So bear with me on this one.
Atletico Madrid will be looking to take top spot on the Group D standings when they host German powerhouse Bayern Munich. Join The Roar from 4:45am (AEST) for live scores.
With India having played their 500th Test match at Green Park in Kanpur, the time is apt to relive a significant result achieved by them at this venue more than half a century ago.
Borussia Monchengladbach will be looking to shock the world when they host Barcelona in their first ever encounter against the Spanish side. Join The Roar from 4:45am AEST for live scores.
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