From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
The Australian Cup is the autumn equivalent of the Cox Plate (or at least was, until the $4 million Queen Elizabeth came along).
There is always a certain mystique that surrounds an NRL off-season as fans endlessly ponder what will occur in the year to come.
What an incredibly diverse sport we follow. Last week we were watching riders rocketing around the marble-smooth boards of the Cali velodrome.
The Newmarket Handicap is the Melbourne Cup of sprint races and is part of Victoria’s biggest non-spring raceday. Let’s get stuck into the Group 1s.
The resignation of John O’Neill from the board of the Rugby World Cup Ltd, the organisation that actually organises the Rugby World Cup tournament, was big news in world rugby but hardly reported in Australia.
Australia engineered a thrilling last-gasp win in the dying overs of yesterday’s third Test at Cape Town to complete an upset series win over South Africa.
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Alcohol-related incidents involving NRL players are like blowflies on your sausage roll on a hot summer’s day. They’re not going away.
Late on the fifth day of the Cape Town Test no doubt many Australian fans feared a repeat of Cardiff 2009 or Adelaide 2012.
When Australia spanked a listless England 5-0, most Roarers reckoned the baggy greens would meet their Waterloo when they took on the world’s top ranked South Africans on their home soil.
The first weekend of racing in northern Europe opens the traditional part of the road cycling year. We are one month away from some the oldest races in the sport: the Spring Classics.
This week on The Roar Rugby Show I’m joined on the panel by regular Roar contributors, Uncle Argyle and Jeznez.
Who would have thought a partisan Holden crowd, in the manufacturer’s hometown of Adelaide, would be cheering so feverishly for a Volvo over one of its own cars?
So far this year I’ve written a crazy idea for the future of the NRL, complained that there are too many Sydney teams in the competition, outlaid my fearless predictions for the season, and induced a full-blown code war.
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Supporters of Essendon, Adelaide, Port Adelaide and Carlton may as well book a family holiday this September because their clubs will not be playing in the finals.
It was just about the worst possible news for fans of the Brumbies, Wallabies, and indeed, rugby fans in general – David Pocock underwent a second full knee reconstruction on his left knee in Brisbane on Wednesday night.
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They say you need everything to go right to win a Melbourne Cup, and the same applies to the horse racing fantasy game Star Stable, which kicks off this Saturday.
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There is absolutely no argument that the opening round of the new National rugby league season has been enthralling, ferocious and entertaining.
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Watching the St George Illawarra Dragons play the Wests Tigers on a brilliant Sunday afternoon was not something I was looking forward to.
The NRL era began in 1998. The league is on a high at the moment with record amount of money in the game. The calibre of players involved has helped boost the game to new heights.
As it has for the last 12 times in 14 years, the excitement and bustle of the new Formula 1 season will again be staged in our own backyard. The world’s media converges on Albert Park next weekend for yet another unforgettable weekend of speed, exhilaration and burnt rubber.
Watching the Rebels last weekend, my jaw was on the ground. This weekend my jaw was again on the ground watching them, but for the exact opposite reason.
At this time each year, in the charming English countryside, one of the world’s most exciting race meetings is held at Cheltenham.
With the National Rugby League season kicking off on the weekend, we’ve seen quite a lot of new things in 2014.
The trade deadline for 2014 has come and gone, and it was one of the bigger and more shocking in recent memory.
Friday 7 March should’ve been an exciting day for me – the first home game of the year at the Caketin against the Brumbies, beaten finalists from the year before.
Its that time of year again, the pinnacle of National Hunt jumps racing, the Cheltenham festival.
Dear Richard Hinds, you are one of my favourite sports journalists and it breaks my heart to disagree with you.
NASCAR 2004 Sprint Cup Series champion Kurt Busch is going to attempt to run the world-famous Indianapolis 500 on the Sunday of the Memorial Day Weekend in May, before flying south for the Sprint Cup Series’ Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The significance of Saturday’s passing of the legendary jockey Roy Higgins may be lost on those born after the 1970s.
With the Test series out of the way, the Australia’s tour of South Africa will now move on to the most recent format of the game as the two teams look to prepare for the World T20 to be played later this month with the first T20I in Port Elizabeth.
The Parramatta Eels will begin the new era under coach Brad Arthur as they take on a New Zealand Warriors outfit whose pre-season form has Kiwi fans salivating. Join us for live scores and commentary from 6.30pm AEDT.
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It is a clash between the A-League’s most attacking sides. Brisbane Roar and Adelaide United have scored a combined total of 74 goals this season and plenty more are expected to come out of this Sunday’s match in Brisbane.
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