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Ryan O'Connell

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"Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words, it is war minus the shooting." - George Orwell

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February 2011
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Cricket, League, Rugby,
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Is Rajon Rondo’s career over?

Is Rajon Rondo’s career over?

1 day ago

Now that the NBA Draft is over, the next crazy period of the NBA off-season begins on Thursday, Australian time, with franchises able to chase – and hopefully sign – players who have entered free agency.

NSW Blues team for State of Origin Game 3: Expert reaction

NSW Blues team for State of Origin Game 3: Expert reaction

2 days ago

The New South Wales Blues have announced their team for Game 3 of the 2015 State of Origin series, and much to the surprise of no one, considering their Game 2 victory of Melbourne, there were no changes to the line-up.

Foran fiasco, cocaine rumours and Origin: never a dull moment

Foran fiasco, cocaine rumours and Origin: never a dull moment

2 days ago

I have one short little hiatus from The Roar, thinking that surely nothing too major can happen in just two weeks, and instead rugby league once again explodes with massive headlines while I’m away.

Where State of Origin 2 will be won and lost

Where State of Origin 2 will be won and lost

16 Jun 2015

Melbourne, Victoria. The second match of the 2015 State of Origin series will be won or lost in Melbourne, Victoria.

NSW Blues team for Game 2 of 2015 State of Origin: Expert reaction

NSW Blues team for Game 2 of 2015 State of Origin: Expert reaction

9 Jun 2015

New South Wales have announced their team for Game 2 of the 2015 State of Origin series, and much to the chagrin of many Blues fans, it contains few surprises.

Is it time rugby league was reduced to 12-a-side?

Is it time rugby league was reduced to 12-a-side?

9 Jun 2015

One of rugby league’s strongest selling points is the overall speed of the game. Given that, should the code attempt to truly own its unique point of difference, and make the game even faster?

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