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This State of Origin series is already fascinating and we’re still a week out from the first game being played.
The Essendon Bombers own the fifth oldest and most experienced list in the competition. In some ways, and on some days, they’re playing like it. On others, everything falls apart.
James Cummings, a blue blood of Australian racing, will don the royal blue of Godolphin and head up the global operation here.
How does a rugby nation sustain the depth and quality of its professional playing population, and create a healthy, winning culture within the game?
AFL’s Adelaide Crows recently announced their acquisition of staple Australian esports organisation Legacy Esports.
Unlikely allies have emerged for maligned NSW halfback Mitchell Pearce ahead of next week’s State of Origin series opener – Queenslanders.
As the only indigenous captain playing in the AFL, Gold Coast skipper Steven May has more reason than most to change his guernsey number this Saturday in Alice Springs.
At 6:40pm last night at a Legends of Origin dinner, Laurie Daley announced his New South Wales Blues squad to take on the Queensland Maroons for State of Origin, Game 1.
Often accused of lacking superstar talent during their recent years in finals – and not unfairly – North Melbourne appear to be going to great lengths to rectify that, with news coming through on Monday that they have put down a second million-dollar offer for an out-of-contract opposition player.
Queensland is so good they don’t need Billy Slater. Queensland is so good Greg Inglis can do his knee and they still don’t need Billy Slater.
By banking on explosive batsmen for the Champions Trophy, which starts next week, Australia have handed heavy responsibility to in-form keeper-batsman Matthew Wade.
Serious ‘fightin’ words’ from the Melbourne Rebels on Friday evening leaves the Australian Rugby Union in a very precarious position in its quest to strengthen-by-contraction. And as a flow-on, it further erodes SANZAAR’s battle to stay relevant as an administrator of southern hemisphere rugby.
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Origin time legally requires us to fulfil two obligations: magnifying the trivial and over-glorifying Queenslanders.
It was too much for Queensland Origin coach Kevin Walters trying to explain to the media why legend Billy Slater was left out of Origin One tomorrow week.
Max Verstappen was billed as a once-in-a-generation anomaly when he first took his seat in a Formula One car.
The New South Wales Blues have announced their team for Game 1 of the 2017 State of Origin series, and as usual there is a mix of surprises along with the totally anticipated selections.
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Paul Roos at the Sydney Swans famously had a ‘no dickheads’ policy during his halcyon years of 2005-06. Roos meditated, maintained his pristine brown hair over eight years of coaching, and was once seen to be whistling right before a quarter-time address with the Swans five goals down. They won.
Three closely related issues floated in the background of the AFL this week, behind the jumper punches and the injuries and the comparisons of flawed title contenders.
The wildcard idea in the AFL just refuses to die, and for the first time in my life, I am trying to get on board with the pesky conference system.
The Australian Super Rugby teams are presently 0-22 against New Zealand sides during the 2017 rugby season. By the end of the season they could well be 0-25.
Allister Coetzee has been told he must win the French Test series, or he will get the sack. But this is Africa, so that may or may not be true.
Super Rugby is the greatest rugby tournament, outside of internationals, anywhere in the world.
Now that IPL is out of the way, focus shifts to the 2017 Champions Trophy, kicking off on June 1 at The Oval, where the hosts take on Bangladesh.
Felipe Massa is faring decently for a driver who hung up his helmet at the conclusion of last season.
The world of motorsport is engulfed with mourning this week, following the passing of 2006 MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden, who succumbed in hospital to head injuries sustained in a road cycling accident.
The A-League season has just been concluded, and the FFA will spend the off-season looking to fill a number of high-profile positions.
Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray in the final at Roland Garros in 2016, becoming the first person since Jim Courier, in 1992, to win the Australian and French Opens in the same year.
The year’s second Grand Slam tournament is now less than a week away and all eyes will be on Rafael Nadal as he attempts to win a record-breaking tenth French Open title.
One of the most important rounds on the AFL calendar has arrived, and the highlight of it will be Saturday night’s annual ‘Dreamtime at the G’ clash between Richmond and Essendon.
As the final buzzer sounded at the end of the San Antonio Spurs’ 115-129 loss to the completely dominant Golden State Warriors, most Aussie NBA fans eyes were cast onto one our our own.
Whenever the Formula One driver market opens and a vacancy at one of the front-running teams appears, Nico Hulkenberg seems to be the driver constantly overlooked for a top billing.
I became a foundation member of the Melbourne Rebels as soon as membership became available, but shortly I will be renouncing it. Here’s why.
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