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The last week of the June Internationals are upon us, and all attention turns to… Port Elizabeth!
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The Queensland Maroons defeated the New South Wales Blues 26-16 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane last night, thus clinching the 2016 State of Origin series.
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Thursday night football is back in the AFL, kicking off with clearly the biggest match of Round 14, where we see North Melbourne travelling to Adelaide Oval to take on the Crows. It’s the only game this week that sees two top eight sides facing off.
Hello Roarers, and welcome back to another week of The Roar’s AFL Expert Tips! I’m said to say last weekend did not go particularly well for me with my two tips against the rest of the comp both failing to get up.
What’s the best way to breathe fire and life into your veteran players? Recruit a dragon.
Dustin Johnson had existed around the periphery of golfing royalty for a while now without ever really gaining access to the inner circle.
Overnight, seasoned combat sports scribe Jeremy Botter reported that Zuffa LLC, the UFC’s long-time parent company, has sold the sports league to a group helmed by several billion-dollar agencies.
Teams must play to their strengths; an overarching philosophy can only be applied if a manager has the players to execute it.
NSW were not disgraced at Suncorp last night in State of Origin 2 in their 26-16 series loss, but they will never beat Cameron Smith’s Queenslanders until they lift their culture level.
Sam Thaiday is preparing for a likely NRL suspension after a nasty lifting tackle on NSW captain Paul Gallen in Wednesday night’s State of Origin win, but Brisbane’s precarious ladder position could tempt him to fight the charge at the judiciary.
State of Origin Game 2 has been run and won and unfortunately for the Blues, they were on the wrong end of a 16-26 final score.
State of Origin Game 2 is done and dusted and it’s happy days if you’re a Maroons fan – Queensland are the Origin champions once again after a 26-16 win at Suncorp Stadium last night.
NSW’s most successful coach Phil Gould has laid blame for the Blues’ continued State of Origin failures upon the “selfishness” of Blues team leaders Paul Gallen and Robbie Farah.
Additional security is unlikely to protect athletes entirely from crime in Rio de Janeiro, according to an Australian paralympic sailor who was robbed at gunpoint.
NSW coach Laurie Daley has vowed to stand by the players who have failed to stop another State of Origin series win by Queensland.
The Wallabies will put an eight-Test, two decade unbeaten streak at Allianz Stadium on the line when they host England on Saturday.
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Match result: France have produced a stirring victory after going down via second-minute penalty from Robbie Brady.
Match result: The Melbourne Storm withstood a late charge from the Wests Tigers on Sunday, running out the winners by nine points and returning to the top of the NRL table.
Match result: The Hawthorn Hawks took a 26-point win over the Gold Coast Suns on Sunday and move into top spot on the AFL ladder as a result.
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Match result: The Canberra Raiders continue to push their case for a final eight spot with an eight-point win over the Gold Coast Titans on Sunday.
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The USA nearly produced the upset against Italy last week and start strong favourites against rugby minnows Russia today. Join The Roar for live scores from 12 midday AEST.
Match result: An extra time goal from Ricardo Quaresma has seen Portugal move through to the final eight at Euro 2016 where they will face Poland.
The Pumas will be aiming for a rare clean sweep of match wins during the June International window when they face France today. Join The Roar for live scores from 4:10am AEST.
“It’s unbelievable what those people are doing. The majority of the fans are telling them not to do it. Some of them are there on a mission.” – Slaven Bilić, former Croatia manager, Jun 17, 2016.
Edith Bosch, born in 1980 might have represented the Netherlands at the Olympics in Judo, but she will be also remembered for punching a ‘fan’ at the London 2012 Olympics during the 100-metre sprint.
With Round 15 over plus Origin 2 going to script, let’s attempt to come up with at least four players, officials or technology to place on the guillotine this week.
Congratulations Ben Simmons, you are the number one NBA draft pick.
How does a selector, who is running at a 9 per cent success rate, maintain his role for 11 straight years?
Recently, the Socceroos completed a series of friendly matches against European opponents, including England and Greece in the lead up to their next round of qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
The media that cover the AFL love a good old-fashioned scandal – always have, probably always will.
‘Well done England, now a second continent hates you as well’.
Both Wales and Northern Ireland will be looking to continue their fairy tale run of the Euro 2016 competition. Join The Roar from 2am AEST for live scores of this Round of 16 fixture.
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