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Kangaroo supporters better soak up the good feelings that came from beating Geelong last week because their season is about to come to a grinding halt.
Forgive me footy fans, for I have sinned. I only attended two NRL games this year, and I didn’t enjoy either of them.
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Nothing brings on the obituaries for a football team like a straight sets exit from a finals series.
When Steve Hansen says the laws of rugby need to be revised, modified and made easier to play, to referee, and to understand, the rugby world should take notice.
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Port Adelaide and North Melbourne may be rank outsiders to claim the AFL premiership but it’s great to see new sides pushing deep into September.
Saturday marks the one year anniversary of the National Curriculum’s revised edition. There won’t be a celebration but outgoing FFA Technical Director Han Berger will leave his post comfortable with what he’s achieved.
If a scrapbook of Jared Waerea-Hargreaves’ rugby league career is being kept, I suspect his children and grandchildren will be amazed by his abilities, but disappointed when they get the chance to read his rap sheet.
End of an era. How many times have we heard that in the past few days? The past few years, even? It’s an annual tradition now to say Geelong’s run is finally over.
If you believe the numerous credible journalists who have pounced on this report in Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, Australia’s greatest ever road cyclist is about to announce his retirement.
North Melbourne are contenders and they deserve the title. They’ve deserved it all season.
It featured the highest quality cast of all the Grand Tours, and the most thrilling general classification battle, but what else did we learn from the 2014 Vuelta a Espana?
Bronco halfback Ben Hunt has been added to the Kangaroo squad to play in the Four Nations rugby league tournament in November, and for the Prime Minister’s squad against Papua New Guinea on September 29.
Sportswriters Brett McKay and Ryan O’Connell are juggling multi-sport finals schedules in an action-packed episode 53 of the Cheap Seats podcast.
The Adelaide Crows have sacked Brenton Sanderson as coach of the AFL club.
The NRL says Shane Flanagan has not met a set of conditions sufficiently to have his suspension lifted over the Sharks supplement scandal.
Wests Tigers have let go head coach Mick Potter, with the NRL club deciding not to renew his contract for next season.
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The Western Sydney Wanderers will try to continue their fairy tale in the Asian Champions League with a win against FC Seoul in the semi-finals tonight. Join The Roar for live scores from 8:30pm (AEST).
In the last decade or so our friends over the ditch haven’t been quite as influential during the Spring carnival as in the past.
Twenty years ago this month, North Ryde Soccer Club almost pulled off one of the biggest upsets in cup history against NSL giants Marconi.
A bronze sculpture of a golfer stands in a club near London. Few fans looking at it will recognise his face, let alone his hands.
Remarkably, only 10 of the AFL’s 18 coaches from 18 months ago are still in their respective top jobs.
Australia’s performance against Argentina confirms Ewen McKenzie’s Queensland Reds 2011 game plan is fast becoming redundant.
Australia has announced the Michael Clarke will be unavailable for at least the limited overs leg of the upcoming tour of Pakistan.
On Sunday, the Melbourne Storm, attempting to mount an unlikely comeback, crossed for what looked to be an incredible try.
With a historic second weekend of 2014 finals action in the history books, it brought up another set of seven untold stories.
There is an American sporting expression ‘offence wins games, defence wins championships’.
With some extra time on my hands last weekend I decided to do an academic study for submission to the The Roar. I was determined to prove my hypothesis on one aspect of rugby league.
The last time Hawthorn and Port Adelaide met was in Round 10, with the Power walking away with a 14-point victory at the Adelaide Oval.
Cyclist-designer Angie Ariza caused a riot in the cycling world this week, with her design for a Colombian women’s cycling team outfit being spread virally around the internet.
Ever since Shane Warne revolutionised the art of leg-spin bowling, tens of thousands of budding young cricketers have attempted to pick up the fragile bowling style in an attempt to replicate their hero.
The Greater Sydney Rams have won their second game in a row and finally look like they could be players in the NRC.
One of the great cult heroes of the fight game is a proud Sydneysider.
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