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Vince Rugari

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About

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.

Member Since:
December 2011
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Melbourne City should have been upfront about David Villa

Melbourne City should have been upfront about David Villa

23 Oct 2014

“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. He was referring to Harry Kewell, who at the time had just signed with crosstown rivals Melbourne Victory in one of the biggest coups the A-League had […]

[VIDEO] Sydney FC vs Western Sydney Wanderers highlights: A-League live scores, blog

[VIDEO] Sydney FC vs Western Sydney Wanderers highlights: A-League live scores, blog

18 Oct 2014

A sold-out Allianz Stadium awaits Sydney FC and Western Sydney Wanderers for another edition of what is fast becoming one of Australia’s greatest sporting rivalries. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7:30pm (AEDT). It doesn’t get much bigger than this. The Sydney derby might be only a few years old but it […]

Villa’s in town, but where have all the marquees gone?

Villa's in town, but where have all the marquees gone?

7 Oct 2014

It wasn’t a mirage. It was really him. At long last, David Villa has taken time out of his busy schedule of attending Enrique Iglesias concerts, watching baseball at Yankee Stadium, and chilling in Central Park to join his new teammates in Melbourne. Cutting it fine, to say the least, but when you’re a Spanish […]

2014/15 EPL season preview: West Ham United

2014/15 EPL season preview: West Ham United

15 Aug 2014

Pressure is mounting on West Ham boss Sam Allardyce and the season hasn’t even started yet. It’s never boring at Upton Park, is it? What happened last season The Hammers came a semi-respectable 13th and while fans were largely happy with that finish and their run to the semi-final of the League Cup, it got […]

2014/15 EPL season preview: Manchester United

2014/15 EPL season preview: Manchester United

15 Aug 2014

The David Moyes era was, thankfully, short-lived. Now, under Dutch mastermind Louis van Gaal, there is a renewed sense of swagger at Old Trafford and a growing expectation that Manchester United will be back where they belong this season – at the top of the Premier League. What happened last season So, er, yeah, David […]

The FFA Cup: It’s real, and it’s spectacular

The FFA Cup: It's real, and it's spectacular

29 Jul 2014

Football is such a political game in Australia that sometimes, supporters forget to stop and smell the roses. Tonight, they will be in full bloom. The FFA Cup begins this evening with four games in four cities. Eight teams, semi-professional at best, full of players you’ve never heard of, battling it out at very humble […]

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