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Sydney goes into the AFL grand final coming off a preliminary final belting of North Melbourne, and a fit and firing line-up that can’t find room for the likes of young gun Tom Mitchell and 2012 Norm Smith Medalist Ryan O’Keefe.
With their season done and Mad Monday passed out in the corner without drama, it’s time to go against all of my instincts and try to help Manly to help themselves.
At the top of today’s column, I will stick my neck out and predict we are heading for a Roosters-Bulldogs grand final.
The NSW Country versus Melbourne game on Saturday saw a good-sized crowd create a great atmosphere on a beautiful spring afternoon in Orange. They were rewarded with a decent game, even if the result didn’t quite go their way.
I don’t want to alarm anyone, but the greatest cyclist on the planet just had one of the worst days of her career in the World Championships team time trial.
Did we really go through the wormhole only to find ourselves back in exactly the same place we thought we’d just departed?
No golf tournament in the world generates as much passion and hype among the players and the public as the biennial Ryder Cup clashes between Team Europe and Team USA.
West Coast Eagles midfielder Matt Priddis has taken out the illustrious Brownlow Medal for 2014, with a count of 26 over close rivals Gary Ablett and Lance Franklin, who both tallied 22 votes.
Embarrassed All Blacks five-eighth Aaron Cruden could face further disciplinary action after missing his flight to Argentina after a night out on the town.
Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold has told his players to prepare for Tuesday’s FFA Cup clash with former National Soccer League powerhouse Sydney United in the same way they would for an A-League derby.
Saturday’s NRL preliminary final between Canterbury and Penrith continues a battle of the minds between two of the game’s best coaches in Des Hasler and Ivan Cleary.
Shock AFL Brownlow Medallist Matt Priddis is embarrassed at his high honour and also relieved he polled the most votes.
West Coast midfielder Matt Priddis has taken out the 2014 Brownlow Medal with a winning count of 26 votes, over Sydney’s Lance Franklin and Gold Coast’s Gary Ablett, who both tallied 22 votes.
Matt Priddis has secured the 2014 AFL Brownlow Medal with 26 votes in front of Gary Ablett (22), Lance Franklin (22), and to the delight of many, one vote clear of the ineligible Nathan Fyfe (25).
Port Adelaide young gun Chad Wingard has beaten some strong competition to win the 2014 mark of the year award at the 2014 Brownlow Medal night.
Port Adelaide’s Matt White has won the illustrious 2014 goal of the year award at the AFL’s night of nights, the 2014 Brownlow Medal.
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With the two grand final combatants for 2014 set, these are the seven untold stories from the preliminary final weekend of 2014.
It’s time for the Cowboys to put Johnathan Thurston out to pasture and place their future in the hands of Queensland’s next great player: Daly Cherry-Evans.
Lewis Hamilton’s winning streak continued with a victory in the streets of Marina Bay.
UFC Fight Night represented the organisation’s second recent foray into the Japanese market and featured an explosive heavyweight matchup between Mark Hunt and Roy “Big Country” Nelson.
Captaincy on the rugby field is a revered responsibility. Yet, for all its importance it is an intangible concept, what is leadership?
For the last couple of years, come September I’ve often joked that I miss watching Parramatta choke in the finals.
Injury has ruled Billy Slater out of the Four Nations, leaving the door open for either Jarryd Hayne or Greg Inglis to take the custodian’s role.
Everyone who’s everyone is having their say on the issues that Manchester United are currently facing, so here’s my view.
Debate often reigns about which era of football produced the greatest team.
Formula One faces the prospect of teams fielding up to three cars from next year, according to F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.
There are a number of similarities in how both the NRL and NFL are officiated. As such, there are two key areas that the NRL can look to the NFL in order to better their own process and ensure the correct decisions are made.
Watching Bill Pulver on Fox Sports’ Rugby HQ this week reaffirmed my view that while he has extensive business experience and his heart seems to be in the right place, he’s not the man to take Australian rugby union forward in one of its toughest periods.
It’s an argument as old as finals footy – is the week off in the finals a help or hindrance?
With 13 different grand finalists over the last decade and a half, no two grand finals have been alike, and while not all have been close, all have been fascinating for one reason or another.
The 2014 Singapore Grand Prix saw the championship swing back into Lewis Hamilton’s favour for the first time since the Spanish Grand Prix, after Nico Rosberg retired with power failure.
It was always going to be tough for John O’Shea in the early days as the new head trainer of Godolphin.
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