From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
We’re only two weeks into the 2015 season and already some big calls have been made.
It was sad watching Gary Ablett through the opening fortnight of this AFL season; it was a case of the mind being willing but the body unable to follow suit.
Recently, former England coach Clive Woodward issued a blunt assessment of the Wallaby scrum.
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Yesterday’s piece with the list of candidates for my teams sparked plenty of debate, and some class teams have already been named. Here are mine.
The upcoming NFL Draft is set to take place April 30 through May 2 in Chicago, Illinois. Here is a breakdown of the top ten college quarterbacks from last season.
The 2015 Sydney Carnival comes to a close on Saturday when the final two of 21 Group 1 races are run at Randwick.
There was a stark contrast in the entertainment value of the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix compared to the opening round of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) sportscars event at Silverstone last weekend.
With the NBA regular season finishing today, it is time to nominate who should win the 2014-15 NBA awards.
There may be a degree of the unknown in what awaits the Socceroos in the first phase of qualifying for Russia 2018 after Tuesday’s draw, but there’s also a sense of anticipation that wasn’t there at the beginning of the past two qualifying cycles.
It is official. Round 6 of the National rugby league was the toughest round to pick in the history of the universe, or so I keep telling myself after scoring a disastrous two from eight.
It has been a tough opening two rounds of tipping as the season’s early movers establish themselves. In an attempt to make sense of it all, The Roar‘s panel of expert AFL tippers are back to share their tips and predictions for Round 3.
Recently I read that the NRL’s Head of football, Todd Greenberg, has circulated all clubs asking them to pick their favourite interchange and replacements model from the menu of all possibilities.
Last Saturday, I spent the day on the hill watching Brighton beat my old club, Fitzroy Reds, pretty easily in B Grade amateurs.
When Mickey Arthur was unceremoniously given his marching orders in the lead-up to the 2013 Ashes, it was a development that was both surprising and the opposite.
After the vigorous and interesting debate answering yesterday’s Is Thurston the greatest ever Australian rugby league halfback? article, let’s expand on that concopt.
Lots of codswallop has been said and written over the past couple of days about the send-off rule and what has happened to it.
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The Brumbies host their southern neighbours the Rebels in this intriguing intra-conference game. Join us on The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7:20pm (AEST).
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After two straight defeats, the Sydney Roosters face the in-form Melbourne Storm at AAMI Park. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7:30pm (AEST).
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Following their 2-1 win over Brisbane Roar at Suncorp, Melbourne Victory return in hopes of securing first position on the A-League ladder. Join The Roar from 7:30pm (AEST) for live scores and commentary.
MATCH REPORT: It was a thrilling match but in the end the Port Adelaide Power scored their first victory for the year, defeating the North Melbourne Kangaroos by eight points.
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Match result: The Richmond Tigers have made it 8 straight wins against the Brisbane Lions with a 79 point win at the GABBA on Saturday night. RICHMOND 21 11 137 BRISBANE 8 10 58
The North Queensland Cowboys are looking to continue their run of form as they host the New Zealand Warriors from 1300 Smiles Stadium. Join The Roar from 5:15pm (AEST) for live scores and commentary.
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Match result: Adelaide United’s top two – and Premier Plate – challenge is over after losing to the Western Sydney Wanderers 2-1 at Pirtek Stadium in front of 9837 fans.
There’s nothing like a derby! The Sydney Swans host the Greater Western Sydney Giants in the Battle of the Bridge, with one side set to suffer their first defeat of the campaign. Join The Roar from 4:35pm (AEST) to find out which.
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The Gold Coast Titans have won two on the trot, but they will need to improve on their atrocious road record when they host the Penrith Panthers on Saturday afternoon. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 3:00pm.
Match result: The NSW Waratahs have inflicted the first loss of the season to the Wellington Hurriances as they defeated the New Zealand team at home 29-24. WARATAHS 29 HURRICANES 24
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MATCH REPORT: The Adelaide Crows held off a strong challenge from a fast-starting Melbourne Demons outfit today, eventually winning by 25 points.
Can the Carlton Blues pick themselves up after two defeats and beat their traditional rivals, or will the Essendon Bombers continue on from their surprise victory over last year’s premiers? Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 1:45pm (AEST).
The 2014-15 NBA regular season has concluded and it was played hard until the final day. Finally, we now know the make-up of the playoffs.
Fresh off my last series of articles, where I revisited AFL drafts of the past, I decided I wanted to finish on an article which looks at the best rookie draft picks from 2001.
Who is in contention to play in the back-row for Queensland in the 2015 State of Origin series? Will Mal Meninga choose Nate Myles, Corey Parker, Sam Thaiday or a bolter?
Two top-four aspirants face off when the North Melbourne Kangaroos host the Port Adelaide Power, with neither side having lived up to their pre-season hype as yet.
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