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“You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.”
The Wallabies need to treat this weekend’s Bledisloe Cup match like the first round of their outsider’s tilt at winning the World Cup.
On the eve of the Premier League season, here’s a look at what we can expect from the new campaign.
The on-field match officials almost always get it right. That’s what they are paid to do, that’s what they are trained to do, and that’s what they pride themselves on.
I am sad. I’ve come to the realisation that there are only 6,572 minutes of AFL football remaining in 2015.
In another pseudo-exclusive from The Roar, we can reveal that Cronulla are planning to conduct a thorough self-assessment of governance at season’s end in the wake of their uncharacteristic run of seven wins in eight matches.
At the time of writing, England had confirmed all but one of their starting XI for the fourth Test at Trent Bridge and news was yet to filter out of the Australian camp.
Rarely do Australian cricket and rugby Tests clash with so much at stake.
Down 2-1 in this Ashes series, Australia will hand back the urn if they lose the fourth Test starting tomorrow in Nottingham.
Rumours that Renault will buy the Lotus Formula One team have continued to gain momentum, and most in the Formula One paddock believe the deal is as good as done.
Australian Caleb Ewan was at the centre of a huge pile-up during the sprint finish on Stage 2 of the Tour of Poland.
Fiji have sent a Rugby World Cup warning to the Wallabies, turning on a sparkling attacking performance to down Samoa 39-29 and win the Pacific Nations Cup.
Having felt the love from his teammates and the wider AFL community, rejuvenated Sydney superstar Adam Goodes will return to action against Geelong on Saturday night.
Australian captain Cameron Smith says the recent death of James Ackerman illustrates why the shoulder charge must remain banned from rugby league.
Melbourne’s two A-League clubs avoided potential FFA Cup major upsets by recording away wins on Tuesday, albeit in vastly contrasting fashion.
As the FFA Cup begins to heat up, football fans across Australia are warming to the prospect of witnessing regular competitive action once again.
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In 1983, founding Four Corners and 60 Minutes producer Gordon Bick and myself were commissioned to produce 13 half-hour episodes of a documentary series called Focus.
The vultures are circling in another case of deja vu for the Australian captain. From Mark Taylor to Steve Waugh to Ricky Ponting, all who preceded Michael Clarke had runs of poor form which saw the pressure piled on their already weighty position. Now it’s the incumbent’s turn.
With only a few weeks left in the 2015 AFL season, there have been a number of players who have led the charge to be the 2015 NAB AFL Rising Star.
I’m only human and am as guilty as the next person for passing judgement and then holding a grudge.
You would think sitting top of the table, with 15 wins and two losses for the year, things must be rosy for Fremantle, but 2015 has not been all smooth sailing.
A huge meeting of the birds in the west, a wooden spoon-deciding QClash, and a traditional rivalry will be among Round 19’s highlights, with several matches to decide the make-up of the final ladder.
At first glance there would seem little in common between last week’s third Ashes Test at Edgbaston and the fourth Test between England and the West Indies at St John’s in April 2004.
This article continues my series of monthly updates on the pay TV ratings and attendances of club football games in Australia across all four codes.
With the Springboks all but assured of finishing first in their World Cup pool, they look set to be slight favourites for a quarter-final match-up against any of England, Wales, or Australia.
“Chris, I will win a Grand Prix before you do.” These were Enzo Ferrari’s parting words to the luckless Chris Amon.
The NRL needs a second comp, like the Challenge Cup, in the middle of the season to help combat the State of Origin lull.
This week the victories continued to flow for Aussies, with eight titles won in singles and doubles.
24 hours before Hull KR’s first Challenge Cup semi-final for nine years, I was sat under a canopy in the bar of my hotel, sheltering from 45-degree temperatures following an early morning swim in the gorgeous pool in the South West Turkish resort of Marmaris.
The 2015 Ashes Series in England is well underway, with England leading the series two games to one.
It’s often said the best sporting franchises have the most premiership, however another way to measure a team’s greatness is by the players who have turned out for them.
Trent Bridge will be the venue for the penultimate Ashes Test match, starting on August 6. This Test could well decide the series, and clearly Australia needs a plan to counter the English bowling in order to have a chance of squaring the series.
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