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With only three rounds of the 2015 Super Rugby rugby Season to be completed and ten teams still in the running for a semi-finals spot, this weekend’s matches are crucial.
Your correspondent is as big a proponent of international rugby league as you ever will find but to suggest that Test football has already supplanted Origin from a popular Australian perspective is simply laughable.
If the scheduled FIFA presidential election goes ahead tonight in Zurich, and Sepp Blatter is re-elected for a fifth term, football will be the laughing stock of international sport.
And so, it happened. The all-time coaching games record holder, Michael Malthouse, is now watching from afar, just like the rest of us.
It’s been 104 months since the Demons last played finals football. In the nine years since Brock McLean led Melbourne to that not so fateful elimination final victory over the Saints on a Friday night at the MCG, the Dees have won 41 out of 185 games.
What an age we live in. There was much to enjoy in this week’s first State of Origin clash.
Another pretty solid round of tipping from the experts, only to be let down by misguided faith in the Reds or the Crusaders.
Australia’s growth as a football nation is often assessed through the performance of the Socceroos, the improving standard of the A-League, and the increasing participation and attendance figures.
There could barely be better circumstances for a spinner to make their Test debut than against the mediocre West Indies on one of the world’s most spin-friendly decks, at Roseau.
Over the past two years Port Adelaide soared into premiership calculations from nowhere, their magnificent last-quarter surges playing a crucial role in their revival under new coach Ken Hinkley.
Oh, the injustice of sport. This sentiment has dominated headlines and discussion for almost a week: Lewis Hamilton and the Great Monaco Robbery.
Last weekend showed just how racing can take you from the penthouse to the s**thouse in just moments.
Australia want Sepp Blatter ousted as FIFA president in the wake of the unprecedented corruption scandal engulfing football.
The NSW Waratahs’ Super Rugby campaign must continue without key forwards Will Skelton and Tolu Latu.
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Mick Malthouse has taken aim at Carlton president Mark LoGiudice, two days after the Blues sacked him and ended his 31-year AFL coaching career.
Corruption claims dogging Australia’s futile bid to host the 2022 World Cup are set to be freshly investigated as soccer plunges into turmoil with the arrest of senior FIFA officials.
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Andrew ‘The Bogeyman’ Bogut’s defence is scarier than the mythical creature from which his nickname derives from.
The QTC Oaks Day is one of my favourite race days, probably because I have had some decent results from a betting perspective over the years.
Are you being called a racist for booing Adam Goodes? Feeling a bit under the pump because you’re totally not racist and you definitely know that because you have that black friend/coworker?
The 2015 State of Origin series marks the 35th anniversary of what many have labelled as the pinnacle of Australian sport.
After their brilliant success in the Asian champions League, the Western Sydney Wanderers well and truly lost their mojo of the past two years.
Marc Janko won the A-League’s golden boot in his first and only season at Sydney FC, with a goals-to-game ratio that ranks second in the history of the competition.
Going into Wednesday night’s State of Origin opener it was common knowledge that if the Blues lost, it would be blamed on one man and one man only – Blues five-eighth Mitchell Pearce.
With plenty of mouthwatering match-ups coming up in Round 13 of the NRL, I thought I’d weigh in with my thoughts on the action.
The Carlton saga is embarrassing for everyone, including a good friend of mine, former CEO of the Adelaide Crows and now the boss of the Blues, Steven Trigg.
The booing of Sydney Swans star and former Australian of the Year Adam Goodes has dominated AFL coverage this week.
After only correctly tipping the Rabbitohs and Broncos in Round 11, a sprinkling of upsets look tempting in Round 12.
As June rolls towards us and the A-League toilet seat is hung up next to the bar in Melbourne, Asia is getting ready.
The annual Dreamtime at the G will be a huge game for both Essendon and Richmond as they look to improve on a 4-4 start to the season.
If the Springboks are to lift the World Cup this year, Francois Louw will have to play up to his potential.
During May, the president of the Rugby League Commission (formerly UAE Rugby League) Sol Mokdad was arrested and denied bail after being accused of impersonating the nation’s rugby union body among other unscrupulous charges.
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