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The North Queensland Cowboys have triumphed over the Brisbane Broncos thanks to a golden-point field goal from Johnathan Thurston in one of the most memorable NRL grand finals of all time.
Social media is a funny beast. It’s hard to know what, if any, part our #ScrumStraightJoe campaign from last week played in the Wallabies exceptional 33-13 Rugby World Cup win over England at Twickenham, but it’s certain that the Wallabies’ scrum did a job on their opposition.
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Well… I had faith the Wallabies could win, but that they’d give me a heart attack doing it.
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Flyhalf Bernard Foley knocked out his knockers with a sublime performance in the Wallabies comprehensive 33-13 win over England at Twickenham early this morning.
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The Wallabies have defeated Rugby World Cup hosts England 33-13 at Twickenham to book their spot in the quarter finals of the tournament.
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As much as West Coast choked in yesterday’s AFL grand final, Hawthorn were exquisite. Immaculately drilled, wonderfully skilled and possessed of admirable poise, they are the consummate finals team.
Remembered for a rare Test hat-trick, cricketer Lindsay Kline has ‘scored’ one himself. He became the third Australian Test cricketer to pass away in 2015 following the hallowed footsteps of Richie Benaud and Arthur Morris.
The 2015 AFL grand final is done and dusted, and the Hawks are once again a happy, happy team. What does their win mean for the history of the game? And what does it mean for the future?
Hawthorn completed its premiership three-peat, defeating the West Coast Eagles in today’s AFL grand final by 46 points, doing what its opponent could not: making the most of chances.
South African icon Nelson Mandela on Saturday was posthumously inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame.
The Hawthorn Hawks have taken the West Coast Eagles to the cleaners in the 2015 AFL Grand Final, winning their third consecutive premiership and their thirteenth of all time.
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Sunday’s match against England give the Wallabies a tremendous opportunity to remove their old foe as a serious threat in the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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In what promises to be a blockbusting and history-making all-Queensland NRL decider tomorrow night at ANZ Stadium, Adam Blair is my pick to win the coveted Clive Churchill Medal for best on ground.
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The decisive match for England and Australia is here. This game will go a long way to deciding who will make it through the Pool of Death and into Rugby World Cup quarter finals.
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Sometimes we who pass comment on the world of sport can get a little too caught up in the big games.
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I don’t want to take anything away from the magnificent performances of the mighty Wallabies or the impressive Welsh, but England have been a victim in this Rugby World Cup.
After entering the NFL season as a possible Super Bowl contender, the Kansas City Chiefs’ 2015 season is in tatters.
Continuing on from my last article here are the next five sides currently occupying the positions 6-10 on the Premier League table.
Sunday morning started with another Japanese masterclass in diligence and teamwork as they blitzed Samoa from the outset at Milton Keynes to run away 26-5 victors.
Look back 10 or even five years and you’d be forgiven for labelling the 30-plus brigade in the AFL past their best, apart from the rule destroyers like Brent ‘Boomer’ Harvey, Duncan Fletcher and Adam Goodes.
This was a week of insane Premier League football, we saw pretty much everything from amazing volleys to embarrassing own goals to some insane assists to Sergio Aguero.
Almost every team at the 2015 Rugby World Cup have played three matches, and we are now in the homeward stretch of the pool stages.
The Green Bay Packers have kept their undefeated streak alive as they defeated the San Francisco 49ers 17-3 on the road.
The A-League returns for an eleventh time later this year, and with it plenty of excitement and anticipation for what is shaping to be another fascinating season of football.
Seven centuries were scored across three games on the opening day of the Matador Barbeques one day domestic cup in Sydney yesterday in searing heat.
To set the scene, it is the preliminary final live from Perth on the TV, a packed pub in the City of London.
Can the Green Bay Packers continue their undefeated record or will the San Francisco 49ers stop the Aaron Rodgers-led offense and get their first win since week one? Join The Roar from 7:25am (AEDT) for live coverage.
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I’m lost for words. That was the best grand final in my memory, and had me on the edge of my seat. So what made it such a great game and do the stats accurately portray the end result?
When the ‘Pool of Death’ was originally announced, most pundits tipped the final round match between Wales and Australia to define which of the big three missed out on qualifying.
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Of course, for Chelsea, the red alert has been sounding for a while now, if only in response to a number of startling micro-crises; the form, or utter lack thereof, of Branislav Ivanovic, the dropping of John Terry, and the continued antics, and subsequent fallout, of Diego Costa.
After months of anticipation and celebration for Melbourne Victory, they are set to hit the ground running in season 2015-16 as they look to defend their title against the formidable competition that awaits them.
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