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Is this as close to a heavyweight bout as we get in Australian rules football? The champs, entering the twilight of their career, face off against a challenger renewed.
Michael Hooper’s Waratahs have just one Super Rugby target – finish on top of the Australian Conference and automatically qualify for the final series.
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The worst kept secret in netball has finally been officially revealed, with Netball Australia (NA) today confirming that the current Trans-Tasman Netball League (TTNL) will be disbanded at the end of this season and the two countries will form their own leagues for the 2017 season.
Before you get excited, no, we’re not talking about Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton – although the invariably contentious Monaco Grand Prix should be another exciting chapter to Mercedes’ When Friends Turn Sour yearbook.
This week gives us another Saturday with Group 1 races in two different states.
Australia national team head coach Ange Postecoglou was surely not completely serious last week when he said that beating England in a friendly is no longer anything to get excited about.
Netball Australia have announced a groundbreaking TV deal with Channel Nine, ensuring as of 2017 netball will be seen both live and in primetime on Australian free-to-air TV.
There are two types of rugby league people. There are those who love Cam Smith and think it is a mere formality that he’ll be made an immortal, and those who despise him and believe he is one of the games vilest grubs.
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Jarryd Hayne is an exceptional athlete and a driven individual. These facts are beyond dispute.
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The West Coast Eagles are the only team in the AFL with a signature play. The play, the precision of it, says more about the Eagles than meets the eye.
No team allows their opposition to have honourable ten-goal losses quite like the West Coast Eagles.
Waiting for Canberra to fulfil their dangerous potential is like waiting for Pizza Hut to deliver a Bigfoot supreme you ordered in 1995. Except for a few minor differences.
New recruit Jarryd Hayne is not in Fiji’s preliminary Twickenham Sevens squad this weekend, the last tournament before the Rio Olympics where Fiji will start favourite for gold.
But not in the ‘ooh, South African forearm, must taste’ sense, which poor old Jaguares and Argentinean international backrower Leonardo Senatore seems to be afflicted with.
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Welcome to another week of The Roar’s AFL expert tips! Round 9 is another big week of footy and it doesn’t get any bigger than Hawthorn and Sydney at the MCG on Friday night.
Michael Kasprowicz, Australia’s swing bowler from 1995 to 2006, has worn many hats in his colourful career.
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We love sport because of it’s narratives and it’s fairytales. Sunday afternoon at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, we saw one of the more remarkable redemption stories in the one hundred-year history of the great race.
French Open wildcard entry, Russian born Australian Arina Rodionova will face a monster challenge in the first round against Croatia’s Ana Konjuh. Join The Roar for live scores from around 1:30am (AEST).
The Toronto Raptors are out to even the Eastern Conference Finals when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers for Game 4. Join The Roar for live coverage from 10:30am (AEST).
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Match Review: The Melbourne Storm have made it five wins in a row defeating a lacklustre Parramatta Eels side 18-6.
Powerhouse Penrith winger Josh Mansour has been named to make his Origin debut in Game 1 of this year’s series, to be played next Wednesday night at ANZ Stadium.
Months of debate over who will make up the 17 New South Welshmen to take on the Queenslanders in the annual Origin of the Species match were supposed to be put to bed today. And then, at the official team naming, Laurie Daley decided against naming a team.
With the New South Wales State of Origin team set to be announced later this afternoon, Origin fever has reached epidemic proportions along the Eastern seaboard.
The enduring image from Round 13 of Super Rugby was that of a beaming Andy Ellis, interviewed shortly after his 150th appearance for the Crusaders, in their 29-10 win over the Waratahs in Christchurch.
The last time a game of rugby was played at an Olympic Games, chances are that your parents (or grandparents) were not even born.
Brendan Rodgers has reportedly signed a 12-month rolling contract with the Scottish League champions Celtic. He would be replacing Ronny Deila, the man who guided them to their fifth successive Scottish League title with a fifteen-point gap over second-placed Aberdeen.
Finally, after more than 12 months of mind-boggling and depressing nonsense, someone outlined the very real problems that racing in Australia has left alone for far too long and offered some solutions to those problems.
In 2016, Penrith have suffered some fairly agonising losses in the last ten minutes.
Australia’s Nick Kyrgios has made a good start to his French Open campaign after surviving the dogged challenge of Italian Marco Cecchinato to reach the second round for the third time in the last four years.
2016 has seen the rise of Tom Scully and the demise of Travis Cloke. The contested marking beasts are on the decline and the aerobic beasts are on the rise.
Since the inauguration of the National Rugby League in 1998, there have been plenty of memorable rivalries among players and clubs.
As we approach the rugby league representative season, the only thing we can all agree on is that we can rarely agree on anything.
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