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Australia’s attack must be overhauled for the second Test against Pakistan next week after the side’s most toothless bowling display since the calamitous tour of India last year.
In less than four overs, Australia’s hopes of winning, or even saving, the first Test against Pakistan disappeared in the dust of Dubai.
Kurtley Beale will not be joining the Wallabies’ squad for their European spring tour, despite being eligible for selection following his code of conduct hearing.
Brisbane City and Perth Spirit have scored two upset victories in as many days, leaving third-placed City set to take on fourth-placed Perth in the inaugural National Rugby Championship (NRC) grand final next Saturday at Ballymore.
They had been dubbed Australia’s “generation next”.
The Western Sydney Wanderers are on the verge of creating Australian football history, after stunning Saudi Arabian heavyweights Al-Hilal 1-0 in Saturday night’s first leg of the Asian Champions League (ACL) final.
Melbourne Victory strikers old and new have combined for a stunning 5-2 A-League derby win over Melbourne City.
Both teams have batted in the First Test between Pakistan and Australia in Dubai. It’s probably fair to say that Pakistan are a wee smidgen on top. Here are the ratings so far.
With the Four Nations on our doorstep, Australia are staring down the barrel of their toughest challenge yet. A squad hammered by injury means there are going to be guys who need to step up.
Australia had put themselves in a position to challenge Pakistan at 0-128 early on day three of the first Test against Pakistan yesterday.
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Sanity resumed at ARU headquarters last night with Kurtley Beale fined $45,000 for breaching the Code of Conduct, but free to join the Wallabies end of year tour.
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In breaking news, The Roar has learnt that Wallaby Kurtley Beale has been fined $45,000 but found not-guilty for his involvement in the messaging saga involving former staffer Di Patston by the ARU code of conduct tribunal.
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Two out of every three runnings of the W.S. Cox Plate have been won by champions. Since we’ve already forgotten the names of the last three winners, it must be more than time for a champion to win on Saturday.
The Kurtley Beale-Di Patston saga simply won’t go away, and there have been new revelations ahead of Beale’s hearing at the ARU Code of Conduct Tribunal today.
Nothing is certain in football. Nothing, that is, except refereeing blunders. They’re an ingrained part of the game, and the constant bane of a football fan.
Twitter is a difficult medium to succeed in, and it’s even more difficult when you’re a professional sportsman, with all the duties and responsibilities that entails.
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Brisbane Roar have a new look and a new kit this year, and have bucked the trend to modernise team logos and uniforms by donning a more traditional kit. It looks to be some sort of Gaellic-symbolism, but don’t tell the FFA.
Continually improving the A-League is a must for football to even experience greater heights.
The internationals were at it again at Moonee Valley. This time boom Coolmore youngster Adelaide recorded one of the great Cox Plate (2040m) triumphs.
The New Zealand Kiwis capped off a stunning opening night to the Four Nations series in Brisbane with a humbling win over the Australian Kangaroos 30-12.
I just wonder if in years to come, football fans here in Australia will look back on Saturday, October 25, 2014 and say, “Yep, we got noticed that night”.
Before a ball was kicked at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, many pundits were tipping Colombia to surprise a few people, while others effectively ruled out Los Cafeteros as contenders after star striker Radamel Falcao had been ruled through injury.
When I leisurely awoke from my slumber this morning I went through my traditional routine.
England emerged victorious over Samoa in an electric opening clash of the rugby league Four Nations double header at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane.
Mario Balotelli is one of the most talented and intuitive strikers of a football you will ever see. However following his 17 million pound move to Liverpool his much publicised fall from form has seen many forget just how super Mario can be.
In a weigh-in night where three fighters failed to make weight, all eyes and ears were on a man who is not even fighting tomorrow. Meet Connor McGregor, a brash Irishman with a knack for a barbed trash-talking style and a penchant for finishing opponents quickly and brutally.
Is a football league measured by the quality of the those at the top or by those at the bottom? This is a key question for the future of Australian football.
MATCH RESULT: After trailing early Real Madrid stormed back at the end of the first half and dominated the second half in what can only be described as an awesome display of counter attacking football.
Liverpool will be hoping to resurrect their recent form slump when they welcome Hull City to Anfield on Saturday night. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 1:00am (AEDT).
Sunderland will be looking to bounce back from their last start 8-nil thrashing when they take on Arsenal at the Stadium of Light this weekend. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 1:00am (AEDT).
Manchester City will be looking to close the gap on league leaders Chelsea when they head to Upton Park to take on a West Ham side that has proven to be full of surprises so far this season. Join The Roar from 10:45pm (AEDT) for live scores and commentary.
MATCH PREVIEW: Melbourne Victory are the toast of Melbourne as they defeat Melbourne City 5-2 at Etihad Stadium.
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