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GURU: My Blues – The ‘mongrel mob’

It’s almost that time of year: State of Origin. The talk about who will be chosen to wear the recently downtrodden sky blue jumper is coming in thick and fast.

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NRC means more opportunities for Australian talent

On the surface rugby is a game for everyone. It’s the beauty (if you can call it that) of the sport.

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How will ACL affect the A-League finals race?

Just how draining is it to play in the AFC Champions League? We’ll soon find out, when Melbourne Victory and Central Coast Mariners take to the pitch in their sudden-death A-League finals this weekend.

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Rabbitohs-Bulldogs, Eels-Tigers to do battle for Sydney supremacy

There are some terrific match-ups in the weekend round, but the two games I’m looking forward to the most are the ANZ Stadium clashes between South Sydney and Canterbury today and Parramatta and Wests Tigers on Monday.

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Homophobia can no longer be just ‘part of the game’

In 1993, with his shirt raised and his middle finger pointed squarely at his stomach, Nicky Winmar told us that racism wasn’t welcome in sport and should no longer be accepted as ‘part of the game’.

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Liffting tackles: endemic or moronic?

It took 24 days for the NRL to react to Newcastle Knight Alex McKinnon’s neck fractures in an illegal spear tackle against the Storm. The incident went beyond the “tragic” and “accidental” description.

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Kangaroos, Bulldogs deserve a Good Friday blockbuster

I have always been a traditionalist when it comes to Australian Rules football – I hope there is never a night grand final, and I also hope that the AFL never schedule a game on Good Friday. Both, however, appear to be inevitable.

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ANDERSON: Hail Roubaix and Flanders, the most classic of Classics

We have just passed the zenith of the Spring Classics season for another year. There are many great races at this time of the calendar, but ultimately it is the Ronde van Vlaanderen and the Paris-Roubaix that hold that something extra special.

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Super Rugby Expert tips (Round 10)

Round 9 saw a much better round of tipping from the experts, with a couple of sixes and, ahem, a perfect round, if you don’t mind. We also achieved our first perfect week with our Powerplays, too, which was timely considering we all got them wrong the week before.

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[VIDEO] Cronulla Sharks vs Sydney Roosters: preview

Already, the Sharks’ hopes of making the NRL finals appear as ordinary as Todd Carney’s new hairdo. They say blonds have more fun but Carney and his last-placed Cronulla are in no laughing mood right now.

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Day 1 of The Championships was a roaring success. With better weather forecast and the feature race of the Sydney autumn taking place on day two, we should be in for a spectacular encore.

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Richmond break Lions’ hearts in Gabba AFL

The only milestone Brisbane marked was winning their first quarter of the year as Richmond surged to a scrappy 15.16 (106) to 9.9 (63) AFL win at the Gabba on Thursday night.

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Among Melbourne Rebels’ Super Rugby losses, their heavy defeat at the hands of the Western Force is the one that really jars.

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The NRL is confident ANZ Stadium’s Easter extravaganza will have crowds flocking through the gates this weekend.

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It’s time for the Olympics to give football the boot

The Olympic Summer Games is seen as the pinnacle for most of the 28 sports that take part. For the vast majority of participants, an Olympic gold medal proudly stands as their sport’s highest accolade.

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SMITHY: Adjusting to the new rules proving too hard for some

I read Nathan Brown’s thoughts on NRL 2014 with great interest. It’s good to know he is keeping an eagle eye on footy down under as I feel he is going to make a tremendous contribution to our competition in the near future.

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Young Tonumaipea scores the match winning try in action during the round 6 NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and St George Illawarra Dragons at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Monday, April 14, 2014. (AAP Image/Action Photographics, Brett Crockford)

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Collingwood President Eddie McGuire

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V8 Supercars racing in the USA

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Matthew Goss of Australia leads the peloton

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Greg Inglis is spear tackled by Krisnan Inu as Josh Jackson also defends during the round 4 NRL match between the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and South Sydney Rabbitohs. (AAP Image/Action Photographics, Renee McKay)

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Nic Cummins dives over in the Wallabies' 32-15 win against Ireland. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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Western Force's Nick Cummins scores intercept try against Waratahs

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Glyn Schofield on Boban (AAP Image/Dean Lewins)

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Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith

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The Roar of the crowd

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Waratahs fans, don’t be discouraged

After the Waratahs loss to the Force last weekend, it looked like we were back to the Waratahs of old.

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Forget Aussie heartbreak, Dan’s not going anywhere

With Red Bull’s protracted and unsuccessful appeal from the Australian Grand Prix surrounding Daniel Ricciardo’s short-lived second place now in the past, both parties can focus on the campaign ahead.

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The opening scenes of the film The Blind Side describe how, in an American football team, the offensive linesman is second only to the quarterback in terms of importance.

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How would you rate Beau’s Blues chances?

If I asked you to pick the form forward after six rounds of the 2014 NRL season, who would you choose?

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Reviewing the game clock will prevent teams being robbed

No other club should ever have to lose in the fashion that St. George Illawarra did on Monday night, and the NRL should immediately act to ensure it does not.

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Golden Wallabies of 1991-92 are our best

In a recent article praising the qualities of Nick Cummins, Spiro Zavos mentioned in passing that he thought the 1991 Wallabies team was the best in our history.

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What to look out for in the Chinese GP

This weekend sees teams head to China for the fourth round of the 2014 Formula One World Championship. As the teams are preparing for action, let’s take a look at what we can expect in Shanghai for the 11th Chinese Grand Prix.

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Roos is the right man for the Dees

By Dylan Carmody, Today
Roos is the right man for the Dees

Paul Roos entered the 2014 season coaching a depleted Melbourne Demons outfit, desperate for any sign that life at the struggling club would get easier. He said 2014 was not about the wins, it was about education.

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Ricciardo’s rise mirrors Vettel’s Red Bull days

This weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix race marks five years since Sebastian Vettel’s index finger first raised to the sky while racing for Red Bull.

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“Peace in our time.” British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain would those words rue a year after uttering them, as war broke out across Europe in 1939.

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Is Inu switching codes to rugby?

By Rianca Shiraz, Today

Rumours continue to swirl about the future of Krisnan Inu at Belmore. There have been unconfirmed rumours surrounding the Bulldogs player, all speculative of course.

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[VIDEO] Brisbane Lions vs Richmond Tigers: AFL live scores, blog, highlights

We’ve made it to Round 4 and we’re starting off with a Thursday night battle at the Gabba when the Brisbane Lions host the Richmond Tigers. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 7:50pm (AEST).

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Mitch Clark is the real Captain Courageous

By Trent Masenhelder, 17 Apr 2014
Mitch Clark is the real Captain Courageous

We’ve played just four rounds of football in season 2014, yet there has been highlights aplenty.

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Manly need to forget about “Giftygate”

By, 17 Apr 2014
Manly need to forget about “Giftygate”

The sooner the Manly Sea Eagles come to grips with losing Glenn Stewart the sooner they can get on with the job of playing top class footy.

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Should Inglis play fullback for Maroons?

We are gathered here today to hear the case of Inglis v Slater, with the judgement to decide who will play fullback for Queensland in this year’s State of Origin series.

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Sport is no leader on fighting homophobia, but the time has come

On the day that the heads of Australian cricket and football codes announced they were committing to stamping out homophobia in their respective sports, my rugby teammates and I trained hard under lights on a wet and muddy pitch in Melbourne.

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2012 Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix: McLaren's Lewis Hamilton

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Carlton's Chris Judd is swamped by a number of Port Adelaide Power tacklers (Photo: Andrew White/AFL Media).

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Tommy Berry walks Overreach back to the sheds at Derby Day.

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Gary Ablett celebrates winning the 2013 Brownlow Medal from Joel Selwood and Dane Swan (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Media).

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Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd

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Will Hopoate back in action for the EEls

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Australia's batsman and captain Michael Clarke

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Paul Chapman of the Bombers

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