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Pakistan vs Australia First Test – The Liebke Ratings (part one)

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.

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GURU: Young Kangaroos will need to make a big step up

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.

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Australia’s weakness on slow pitches exposed again

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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Kurtley Beale cleared to join the Wallabies’ Spring Tour

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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BREAKING: Beale not guilty on serious charge, will join Wallabies Spring Tour

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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2014 Cox Plate: It’s time for a Champion to step up to the plate

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.

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Give A-league referees a full-time chance of success

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.

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The sportsman’s guide to tweeting

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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Melbourne City should have been upfront about David Villa

“The circus comes to town and then leaves.” So said Scott Munn, the chief executive of the club then known as Melbourne Heart, more than three years ago.

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Janko an early contender for goal of the season as Sydney down Brisbane 2-0

Brisbane have started their A-League title defence with their worst losing streak in three seasons after being sunk by two Sydney FC wonder goals at Suncorp Stadium.

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The run out of in-form No.3 batsman Alex Doolan contributed to Australia’s alarming position after three days of the third day of the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai.

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Kurtley’s $45,000 ticket to Europe

Wallaby back Kurtley Beale is immediately eligible to join the European tour squad despite being fined $45,000 for a serious violation of the Australian Rugby Union code of conduct.

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Twist in the Beale-Patston saga: reports of evidence manipulation

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.

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Aussies can still win the first Test against Pakistan

“Australia’s attack is rubbish, they can now only lose this Test”. That is a summation of some of the downcast assessments which were floating around during the second session of the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai.

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Four Nations are a chance for Sheens to prove he’s no bludger

Tim Sheens sure has packed a lot in to the last couple of years – light golfing, heavy litigation, a double income – but one thing he hasn’t done is a day of hard work as coach of Australia.

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Astana: Three strikes and you’re out

There’s something we can learn from baseball, and I don’t mean in finding new tricks for hiding needle marks.

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Luke Jones of the Melbourne Rising wins a lineout

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Wallabies player Israel Folau

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Kamui Kobayashi Caterham

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Israel Folau looks on at the Tri-Nations trophy during warm-up in the opening game of the Bledisloe Cup series between the Wallabies and the All Blacks at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. (Photo: Paul Barkley/LookPro)

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Shane Watson becomes Australia's Test captain (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

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James Hird in black and white

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Aaron Woods grabbed by Greg Bird

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Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt)

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West Ham vs Manchester City: Premier League live scores, blog

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.

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Melbourne Victory vs Melbourne City: 2014 Melbourne Derby A-League live scores, blog

Can David Villa, in his first and last derby game, provide Melbourne City with their first win for the season against their cross town rival Melbourne Victory? Join The Roar for a live blog of the Melbourne derby from 7:30pm (AEDT).

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Western Sydney Wanderers vs Al Hilal: Asian Champions League Final live scores, blog

The Western Sydney Wanderers will be looking to get a good start in the first leg of the Asian Champions League final as they aim to become the first Australian side to win the league when they face Al Hilal. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7:30pm (AEDT).

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Australia vs New Zealand: 2014 Four Nations live scores, blog

New Zealand will fancy their chances of causing the upset when they clash against Australia in the opening match of the 2014 Four Nations. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7:30pm AEDT.

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[VIDEO] 2014 Cox Plate highlights: Tips, preview, live blog and results

The 2014 Cox Plate (Group 1, weight-for-age, 2040m) is on of Australia’s greatest races and the latest instalment is set to run at 5:40pm. Join The Roar for live coverage, tips and post-race analysis.

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England vs Samoa: 2014 Four Nations live scores, blog

World Cup semi-finalists England will look to kick start their 2014 Four Nations campaign against wildcard warriors Samoa at Suncorp Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 5:00pm (AEDT).

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Pakistan vs Australia: First Test match, Day 4 live scores, blog

A stirring bowling performance by the Pakistani side sent Australia packing on the third day of the opening Test in Dubai and the tourists will now play out of their skins to come back into the game. You ​can ​follow the live blog of the fourth day of this ​first Test starting ​a 5:00pm (AEDT).​

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[VIDEO] Melbourne Rising vs Perth Spirit highlights: NRC semi-final live scores, blog

MATCH RESULT: Perth Spirit move through to the NRC final to face Brisbane City after defeating Melbourne Rising on the 29-45.

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2014 Gold Coast 600: V8 Supercar Championship Race 31live blog, commentary

Time is running out in the championship battle, and the Endurance Cup, as the field travels to Surfers Paradise for the Gold Coast 600. Join The Roar for a live blog of qualifying, the top ten shootout, and Race 31 of the championship from 12:15pm (AEDT).

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Four Nations team guide

By Luke Carroll, Today New author!
Four Nations team guide

With the Four Nations set to commence at Suncorp Stadium tonight, let’s take a look through the squads of each nation, their preparation leading up to the tournament, and which team is poised to raise the cup on November 15th.

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Exploring sport’s concussion dilemma

One of the major buzzwords in international sports today is concussion. Concussion controversies are present in almost every contact sport around the world and it doesn’t appear as though they are going anywhere anytime soon.

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Southamptom and the Patron Saint of futile ambition

In every season, across Europe there is always a club or three that enjoy a season above expectations.

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Super Sydney pile misery on the Roar in Brisbane

Two long distance goals from Marc Janko and Milos Dimitrijevic condemned Brisbane Roar to their third defeat in three games at Lang Park on Friday night, while the hugely impressive Sydney FC have had their best start to a campaign ever, moving to nine points from their three matches.

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The best teams deal best with injuries

What do France, South Africa, England, Australia and New Zealand have in common? There are numerous answers you could provide.

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How to watch the Premier League as a true Aussie fan

European football, be it the Champions League, La Liga, or the lesser-known leagues around the continent, is a very different breed to anything in Australia.

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Four Nations preview: An Aussie vs England final

The sporadic wonder of the Four Nations is upon us again after a three-year hiatus, and 2014′s instalment is set to be one of the most open fields in the tournament’s haphazard history.

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Israel Folau

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Jarryd Hayne and Johnathan Thurston

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David Villa during a Melbourne City training session

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Lankan Rupee victorious in the Autumn. Not so in the Spring

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Sydney FC's Corey Gameiro listens to a raucous crowd at Allianz Stadium

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NSW Country Eagles halfback Brendan McKibbin

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David Warner of Australia celebrates his century on the first day of the third Test cricket match between South Africa and Australia at Newlands in Cape Town on March 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Peter Heeger

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Besart Berisha and David Villa at the A-League launch

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