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I’m hoping North Queensland beat Gold Coast on Saturday night, if for no other reason than I’d love to go to Leichhardt Oval on Sunday afternoon for a rocking good time with everything on the line for Wests Tigers against Canberra.
Now that the dust is settled I can revisit my Round 1 prophesies. I underestimated The Giants and overestimated the Power. Apart from that, I was more or less spot on.
The ARU has a major problem confronting it. The embattled Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has gone rogue.
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Australia’s World Cup qualifier against Iraq on Thursday is about more than just Perth being handed the chance to host the Socceroos again.
Here’s what we learned from Round 23 of the AFL season: while there are eight teams playing finals, the real interest surrounds the top six.
Victorious University of California Golden Bears head coach Sonny Dykes says he anticipates the Sydney Football College Cup becoming an annual event after Saturday’s game against University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors attracted a crowd of 61,247.
Just a few weeks shy of his 34th birthday, Saints skipper Nick Riewoldt has strong claims to earn his sixth All-Australian jumper after booting nine goals to cap a brilliant season.
A thrilling – and for everyone but Hawthorn fans, frustrating – game at the MCG where the Hawks ran out winners by a single point has locked in an opening week of very appealing finals matches.
Brisbane’s declining performance under Justin Leppitsch left the Lions with little choice but to sack him as coach, chairman Bob Sharpless says.
The AFL’s All-Australian side will be stacked with new faces this year, with some 24 potential debutants included in a preliminary squad.
Justin Leppitsch has been sacked as coach of the Lions, with the 40-year-old being handed his marching orders following Brisbane’s 58-point loss to St Kilda in the final round of the AFL season on Sunday.
There are few more friendly ‘away’ trips than the 10-minute walk in the park awaiting Greater Western Sydney in week one of the AFL finals.
If you are trying to pick a premier a week out from the end of the season, I wish the absolute best of luck to you, because it is just about the impossible task.
Dion Prestia has officially confirmed that he is seeking a trade away from the Gold Coast Suns, writing an open letter to Suns fans on his facebook page on Sunday afternoon.
After much suspense and mathematics, the first week of finals has finally been locked in! The fixtures for week one of the AFL Finals in season 2016 are as follows:
The rumblings are getting louder to sack Michael Cheika as Wallaby coach.
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Forget any nonsense spoken about the Wallabies clawing back lost credibility in Wellington on Saturday. That’s just pure straw clutching.
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After 23 rounds of the regular season, only eight teams remain and over the next month will fight it out over the course of nine matches for the AFL’s ultimate prize – the premiership.
With Essendon finishing as predicted in last on the AFL ladder, we look at what’s gone right and what’s gone wrong for the Bombers in a suspension-hit 2016.
With the 2016 NRL season drawing to a close, it’s the perfect time to take a look back at some of the key points to take from the year that’s been.
Five Test matches into his tenure as Springbok head coach and the verdict is now in: Allister Coetzee is a failed coach.
It was a day that, at times, didn’t seem completely real. College football in Australia?
Every week we watch this game and watch players concede penalties as a means for defensive lines to be reset.
Nothing like a harmless little joke to kick off a Sunday morning.
Cate Campbell’s shortcoming in the Rio Olympics 100m freestyle final was disappointing, but still expected.
Stage 9 of the Vuelta a Espana finds the riders hitting another finish on the climb on a relatively short day in the saddle. Join The Roar from 11pm (AEST) for all the live race highlights and updates.
Race wrap: The gap between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg is now back to nine points, and despite Rosberg winning the race, it can be argued that Hamilton is the big winner from this weekend as a whole.
Australia will be looking to make amends in the Third ODI against Sri Lanka, after going 1-1 in the series to date. Join The Roar for live scores from the game and a live blog of the match, starting from 7pm (AEST).
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After a dominant first day, South Africa are in the driver’s seat to take the second Test and series against New Zealand, but the match will need to progress at a faster rate for a result to be assured. Join The Roar for live scores of Day 2 from 6pm (AEST).
Match result: The Fremantle Dockers have capped off Matthew Pavlich’s career with a 20-point win over the Western Bulldogs in the final match of the home-and-away season.
Match result: The South Sydney Rabbitohs dealt the Newcastle Knights another blow on Sunday, winning by 22 points.
Match result: The Hawthorn Hawks have won a top four spot and will go through to a qualifying final against the Geelong Cats after defeated the Collingwood Magpies by a single point.
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