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The Roar is Australia’s leading sports opinion website, combining expert columnists with edited fan-written sports articles.

We focus on sports opinion, conversation, and engagement. Each month The Roar publishes around 750 fan articles, and more than 56,000 comments from about a million and a half visitors.

The Roar powers the fanzones of Network Ten at, ARU –, New Zealand Rugby –, SportsMate Mobile apps, and ESPN’s app for Windows Phone. We’ve previously worked closely with Cricket Australia’s and Football Federation Australia.

Brothers Zac and Zolton Zavos founded The Roar in late 2007 and it is majority owned by Conversant Media Pty Ltd. Network Ten became a minority investor in The Roar Sports Media in December 2010.

Patrick Effeney is the editor of the site, coming onboard in January 2014 to replace Tristan Rayner, who has started our new site,

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