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With one match to go in Round 10 of the NRL fans got to see something they haven’t for a few years now.
The Melbourne Football Club is in the most dire state of any AFL side since Fitzroy in 1996, yet their stunning on-field mediocrity has been made to look positively finals-like by the Western Bulldogs in the last twelve months between winters.
One of the great moments in Australian racing history was Makybe Diva’s thrilling Cox Plate win in 2005.
It was a message that reverberated around the room last Thursday night, as fans from around New South Wales met at FFA headquarters in Sydney.
Controversial fly-half Quade Cooper was overlooked by Wallaby coach Robbie Deans when he named his initial 25-man squad to meet the Lions next month in a three-Test series.
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The 2013 Wallabies squad of 25 that will take on the touring British and Irish Lions has been announced, with code-hopping Israel Folau called up, while Quade Cooper has missed out – at this stage.
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Sport has become such a big business that it needs villains and heroes to be sold to the masses in billion dollar bundles.
The Waratahs can thank utility back Berrick Barnes for their gripping 28-22 win over the front-running Brumbies at ANZ Stadium last night.
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There was no re-writing of the record books as Hawthorn saw off a plucky Greater Western Sydney by 83 points in Saturday’s AFL clash at Aurora Stadium.
St George Illawarra coach Steve Price hailed Josh Dugan’s superstar qualities as the former Canberra fullback enjoyed an impressive return to the NRL in the Dragons’ 32-12 win over Parramatta on Saturday night.
Warriors captain Simon Mannering doesn’t believe their NRL season, which is spiralling out of control, can get much worse than Saturday night’s 62-6 thrashing at Penrith.
Berrick Barnes has led the NSW Waratahs to a priceless 28-22 victory over Super Rugby frontrunners the Brumbies on a night of carnage for Wallabies hopefuls at ANZ Stadium.
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Robbie Deans has given us an indication of his core Wallabies to play the Lions in the upcoming tour, and after careful study, here are five major points of discussion about the squad.
Every year people complain about the AFL fixtures. It leads for calls to replace the current system with a US-style conference system, but unfortunately it would not solve any competition equality problems.
Wowsers. What a collector’s item of sparkling goal kicking from Luke Walsh on Saturday night!
Hello generic AFL supporter, we have never met but I was sitting nearby on Saturday afternoon.
The Newcastle Knights have all the ingredients to be a premiership threat in 2013. Finally on Sunday afternoon, the Knights put it all together to stun the Canterbury Bulldogs 44-8 at Hunter Stadium.
Fans of the Sydney Roosters are daring to dream about a first premiership since 2002 as they navigate through a season in which they have all but exceeded their pre-season expectations.
The excitement level of Matchday 38 of the English Premier League won’t be anywhere near as high as last year’s once in a lifetime finish, but there’s still a couple of lines of the script for season 2012-13 left to be written. Join us from 01.00am AEST for all the action.
Last night saw a breakthrough win for Mauro Santambrogio but it was the weather that everyone was talking about. Join us from 11pm AEST tonight.
Singapore’s international meeting attracts horses from all corners of the world every year, including a number from Australia. Join us here from 9.30pm AEST tonight for a live blog of the Singapore Cup and Krisflyer Spring from Singapore.
Adelaide Crows and St Kilda conclude Round 8 this evening with the Saints looking to build on their win over the Blues on Monday night football. Join us on The Roar for live scores and commentary from the final match of the round.
Richmond get the opportunity to continue their move up the AFL ladder when they meet lowly Melbourne at the MCG this afternoon. We’ll have live scores and commentary from 3.20pm AEST.
Wallabies coach Robbie Deans will name his core squad of 25 players for the upcoming British and Irish Lions series at 2.00pm this afternoon. Join us on The Roar for live updates and comments.
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