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Vince Rugari

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Vince Rugari is an Adelaide-born journalist who cut his teeth on the sporting graveyard that is the Gold Coast. He fancies the round ball and the Sherrin, and used to be a handy leg-spin bowler before injury curtailed a baggy green push. He is a Port Adelaide fan by birth, as painful as that has been recently. He's now sports editor of The Area News in Griffith, NSW.

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Paia'aua set to replace injured Quade at Reds

9 hours ago

Quade Cooper’s injury looks set to thrust a little-known rugby league convert into the Super Rugby spotlight. Reds recruit Duncan Paia’aua is likely to get first crack at Queensland’s newly-vacant No.10 jersey for Saturday’s pre-season clash against the Melbourne Rebels in Cairns. Paia’aua switched to the Reds after leading the Brisbane Broncos’ under-20s to a […]

Cooper optimistic over Rugby World Cup

1 day ago

Wallabies playmaker Quade Cooper believes his latest injury setback will not damage his bid for World Cup selection. Cooper will have surgery on Tuesday to repair the collarbone he fractured last week in a freak training accident, which looks set to sideline him for the first half of the Super Rugby season. The 26-year-old had […]

The silver lining to Suncorp’s pitch debacle

The silver lining to Suncorp's pitch debacle

6 days ago

On Thursday night, the Socceroos will play China on a pitch in Brisbane that is undeserving of an Asian Cup quarter final. It’s a scenario that should never again be repeated in this country. Players, coaches, officials, and even members of the media, are sick of talking about the quality of the surface at Suncorp […]

Leckie craving more shooting practice

21 Jan 2015

If practice makes perfect, Mathew Leckie expects the Socceroos will return to their free-scoring best for Thursday night’s Asian Cup quarter-final. The German-based tearaway is anticipating the team’s final two training sessions before the showdown with China at Suncorp Stadium will be contain more work in front of goal. The Socceroos fired in eight goals […]

Socceroos tired of pitch bitching

Socceroos tired of pitch bitching

20 Jan 2015

Compared to some of the pitches Massimo Luongo has played on in England’s third tier, Suncorp Stadium is practically a bowling green. So you can understand why the Socceroos tyro is tired of hearing about how the playing surface might affect Thursday night’s Asian Cup quarter-final against China. The Brisbane venue’s controversial deck as been […]

Luongo grabs baton from Bresciano

20 Jan 2015

He’s overtaken Mark Bresciano in the Socceroos’ pecking order but rising star Massimo Luongo doesn’t see the veteran as his direct competitor. Luongo’s sensational Asian Cup form has squeezed Bresciano out of the Australian side – no mean feat, given Ange Postecoglou’s previous reliance on the 83-cap midfielder. Bresciano was the national team’s go-to creative […]

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