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It’s time Sydney FC made good on their promise to become one of Asia’s biggest clubs. If ever the Sky Blues are to become a serious force, they cannot afford to get another coaching appointment wrong.
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I understand it’s about to change, but I still can’t quite get my head around the fact that the AFL has, so far, declined to play games on Good Friday.
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Another decent round of tipping for Round 10, with fives and sixes everywhere. Our universal selection of the Sharks as our Powerplays went well, too, thankfully.
Prior to many sporting events this long weekend, teams and officials will gather together along with spectators, stand in silence and reflect on the ultimate sacrifice paid by those who gave their life for this country in various conflicts.
Here we go again. Round 7 and the howling about matches being decided by poor decisions is loud and long. The Cowboys have gone so far as to collect their ‘wrongs’ into a long list to ensure everyone knows how badly they have been treated.
Cards on the table from the get go: I am not an AFL fan. Far from it. But I respect the fact that the 18-man game is the biggest and most successful football code in the country by the length of the straight.
Its 3:30am in rugby league’s dodgy discotheque and after a night of rejection, our two out-of-sorts stragglers catch one another’s eye across the sticky, smoke-filled dance floor.
This week on The Roar Rugby Show I’ll look at: How the table positions are shaping up as we enter the second half of Super Rugby 2014
As Casey Stoner watches from the sidelines, his replacement at the factory Honda MotoGP team, Marc Marquez, is crushing the opposition in his second season in the premier class.
A ‘washed up’ Benji Marshall has denied he’s set to join Cronulla but admits his promise to not play for another NRL team than the Wests Tigers was premature.
Is it Aussie rules, rugby, or a rodeo show? Fremantle coach Ross Lyon isn’t sure what to make of AFL games anymore, and he’s putting the blame squarely on umpires.
Central Coast Mariners have been eliminated from the Asian Champions League following a 1-0 loss to Sanfrecce Hiroshima in Japan.
With Glenn Stewart forced to leave Manly because of the salary cap, his undying loyalty towards the Sea Eagles doesn’t mean anything.
Manly’s central brick has been removed, and the wall could come tumbling down sooner than many think.
Brett McKay and Ryan O’Connell are biding their time on the bench in episode 36 of the Cheap Seats podcast.
The South Sydney Rabbitohs have secured the services of Glenn Stewart for the next two seasons after the Manly back rower put pen to paper with the famous Redfern club.
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Ross Lyon made the headlines on Wednesday with his assertion that there has been a distinct shift in the way AFL games are being umpired in 2014. Specifically, Lyon said, “There are free kicks that were being paid last year that aren’t being paid this year…
Despite current expectations for champions to display both off-field class and arrogant on-field ascendancy, their combative instincts are rarely far from the surface.
Another Easter rolls by and another debate is had about what should or should not be held on Good Friday.
Ever since former welterweight champion Georges Saint-Pierre vacated his title following UFC 167, the UFC has lost some notable spark.
So the David Moyes experiment has ended in a childish and embarrassing way. This has been the case with any news coming out of Manchester United this season.
The arguments that AFL is turning into a different sport are hardly new. There has been the debate that AFL is turning into rugby, and before that it was supposed to be basketball.
Sonny Bill Williams decision to boycott the Anzac Test next Friday night is another blow to the credibility of the fixture.
I am staggered at the negativity being directed towards AFL at the moment.
Benji Marshall is returning to the NRL, but as of yet we do not know what club he will be playing for.
When is an advantage not really an advantage in the NRL? For too many years I have seen the referees bottle it when it comes to binning a player for a foul on another player.
The manner in which David Moyes was sacked is another glaring example of how far Manchester United has fallen.
The little club that won’t go away has arrived in Japan for Match Day 6 of their 2014 Asian Champions League tilt.
The plethora of players within New Zealand rugby has been well documented in recent years. It is a source of pride among many Kiwis.
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In the months of March, April and early May, Australia’s four football codes are in full swing. Super Rugby, NRL and AFL have commenced their seasons, while the A-League heads towards the end of their competition.
Since his international debut, Glenn Maxwell has been teasing us. We saw glimpses of raw talent and jaw-dropping shots that were either incredibly imaginative or just plain stupid.
It’s a battle of the titans as Real Madrid host Bayern Munich in the first leg of what should be a fiercely contested Champions League semi-final. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 4:45am (AEST).
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