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This week is shaping to be the worst in the Parramatta Eels’ storied history.
The idea of a mid-season trade period isn’t new in the AFL, but the novelty might be gaining some momentum as a real item of reform.
“We are into the next round and nobody will want to play us. I haven’t had anything to do in the whole tournament to be honest. We have been playing very well as a team.”
It is a given that in any series of matches between the same opponents, the team which has greater consistency of selection wins.
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At least we didn’t lose to Iceland. Apart from that extremely greyed silver lining, there aren’t many positives to go on this week.
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It was inevitable Australia’s most combustible sportsman, Nick Kyrgios, would be closely watched when Mohamed Lahyani was appointed central umpire to the first round Wimbledon clash with Radek Stepanek.
Many have debated over the years whether gamers could ever reasonable be considered athletes. The motherly wisdom of a decade ago was something to the tune of ‘get off your couch and do something with your life.’
Between 2008 and 2012 Williams Formula One were in the doldrums, struggling to escape the mid-field.
Parramatta Eels’ Kieran Foran has been stripped of the captaincy and reportedly fined $5000 for missing a rehabilitation session and drinking alcohol while injured.
NRL star Semi Radradra is alleged to have assaulted his former partner numerous times over an eight-month period dating back to 2014.
The teams are locked in, the games are locked in, now we just wait. The 2016 National Rugby Championship will feature expanded broadcast coverage on Fox Sports as we reported last month, as well as one less team, meaning no byes.
Australia’s Olympic champion hurdler Sally Pearson has reportedly torn a hamstring in training and won’t compete at the Rio Games.
In-rehab Anthony Mundine has declared he’ll be ready to fight Danny Green early next year, with the rematch now looking more likely than ever and talk of an Australia Day bout even emerging.
Nick Kyrgios is promising fans “a circus” when he takes on German showman Dustin Brown for a place in the last 32 at Wimbledon on Thursday.
Semi Radradra’s NRL future remains up in the air after he failed to return to Australia on Tuesday night as Parramatta seek compensation should he depart for French rugby.
Relax, Geelong fans. You’re going to be fine.
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Win gold as an amateur Olympian, become a professional, then rake in the big bucks: that’s been the path to fame for many a great boxer. But one star of the sweet science decided to turn down professionalism’s fortune and fame, and instead became an Olympic legend.
Inspired by Harry Jones’ great rugby travelogue based around the 2011 quarter-final in Wellington, I thought I’d tell you all about the first Test I ever attended.
It seems to be the last straw for England after going out of their fifth consecutive major tournament in disappointing fashion, this time at the hands of Iceland in Euro 2016.
With less than five seconds to go in probably the most career-defining game for the city of Cleveland, Marreese Speights of the Golden State Warriors tries to knock down a three.
As one of the most calm and cool heads under pressure, Lionel Messi stepped up to take Argentina’s first penalty of the shootout in the Copa America final.
The London ePrix will decide whether Lucas di Grassi or Sebastien Buemi will succeed Nelson Piquet Jr as the champion of the world’s only all-electric single-seater series.
A number of big names are set to make their return to AFL level this week, with the teams for West Coast vs Essendon to be named a night before the rest. Join The Roar for all the ins and outs as they’re announced live from 6:25pm AEST.
Nick Kyrgios has secured his place in the second round at Wimbledon with a convincing three sets to one victory against Radek Stepanek.
Should a transgender person be allowed to play women’s footy?
This Sunday marks twelve months since the sickening and tragic death of Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh.
This Friday night, the Brisbane Broncos and Melbourne Storm will renew hostilities in a rivalry which is one of the most celebrated in the National Rugby League.
Gillon McLachlan sparked the wheels into motion on the idea of a potential ‘trade month’ in the middle of the AFL season in the coming years. Player agents and others have suggested this period could run similarly to that of the January transfer market in European football.
The competition continues to intensify, with results in Round 17 to play a major part in determining the fate of a number of teams.
Apart from learning South Africa have no breakdown coach specialist and how seems to make a big difference, what else did we learn from the Springboks’ recent Tests against Ireland?
The knockout stages have begun for Euro 2016 and the surprises keep coming, as Iceland toppled England and France were almost upset by the Republic of Ireland.
In a move that has surprised the football world, the FA has announced that Gordon Bombay will be the next coach of the England football team.
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