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PRICHARD: Super League memories two decades on

The Super League war changed rugby league in Australia forever and journalist and Roar expert Greg Prichard was at the coalface during the biggest upheaval of the game.

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Great power, little responsibility: A Giant malaise

For much of Saturday night at Spotless Stadium, the Giants coasted on their talent until they were finally struck with a punishing blow of cruel irony: the most talented player on the field was playing for the other team.

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The Wrap: Chaos reigns as Super Rugby finals take shape

Super Rugby isn’t any more broken than it was a month ago, or even two years ago, when expansion to 18 teams bought about a format so wretched it has sent the whole competition into a death spiral.

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The top eight storylines heading into the NRL finals

State of Origin is mercifully over for another year, so it’s time to shift the focus back to where it belongs – club footy. With only seven rounds left until the finals, here are the top eight storylines that I’ll keeping an eye on.

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Remembering when Serie A was the best league in the world

It may seem unimaginable to fans of a certain vintage, but there was a time in the recent past when Italy’s Serie A was undoubtedly the best league in world football.

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Canterbury’s $3m training track surprises everyone, especially the locals

Canterbury gets a $3 million synthetic track no one asked for, Caravaggio was beaten, and one or two at Newcastle catch the eye.

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Nine quick takes from AFL Round 17

Seventeen weeks in, six to go, and the 2017 AFL season if anything just continues to get more and more intriguing. Here are my quick takes from the week.

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Why losing Origin every year is a full-time job

With Laurie Daley tipped to hide in the forest for a decade, the question must be asked; why can’t a club coach be employed to lead New South Wales to its annual demise?

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Hey AFL, spare us the Little Britain apologies please

In the acclaimed Little Britain comedy series there is a recurring skit where various English dignitaries front up to a hungry press pack outside the gates of their homes, and deliver grave apologies for their sexual indiscretions – all with humiliated wife and children standing alongside.

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Wanderers’ firm message may not reach their bad apples

This week Western Sydney Wanderers CEO John Tsatsimas sent a letter out to club members. The statement, reinforced with a deliberately stern tone, was aimed at a troublesome minority.

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Ten candidates for the NSW coaching gig

They’re thoughtful people, New South Welshmen.

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Hearthstone: How an open system looks to boost oceanic esports

At the recent Spring Hearthstone Championship Tour, Oceania was on show in a big way.

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Joey, it’s time: You’re the 2018 NSW Blues Origin coach

With New South Wales losing their 11th series in the last 12 years, it’s not time to hit the panic button. That time was about six years ago. The Blues are way past the stage of anxiety kicking in; they’re firmly entrenched in the ‘what the hell do we do now?’ stage.

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James Hird has earned the right to present the Norm Smith medal

James Hird has been welcomed back to the AFL in an official capacity, with an invitation to present the Norm Smith medal on grand final day.

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Queensland is great, NSW is not, Origin is dead. Now what do we do?

So – where to now, NSW Blues, if that really is your name, for so forlorn was that performance Wednesday night that we, the people of New South Wales – Believers, damn you! Rate-payers! – have just about given up and are asking aloud in disbelief, in the time-honoured way: who are you people?

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Rebels have only one win to stand on, so stop moaning

Zane Tetevano was hurriedly changing his baby’s nappy on the bonnet of his car in Woy Woy.

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Laure Daley NSW Blues State of Origin NRL 2017

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Jack Steele Josh Bruce St Kilda Saints AFL 2017

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Ruan Sims of the Jillaroos (left) palms off a tackle by Maitua Feterika of the Kiwi Ferns

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Mercedes-AMG's British driver Lewis Hamilton

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Kristen Beams Meg Lanning celebrate

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Josh Dugan NSW Blues State of Origin 2017

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Henco Venter Cheetahs Super Rugby Rugby Union 2016

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Johnathan Thurston Cameron Smith Queensland Maroons State of Origin NRL 2017

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Records smashed at The Open as Spieth closes in

After a rain and wind soaked second round of the British Open, the players were greeted by spectacular conditions to try and make their moves around the Royal Birkdale layout on moving day.

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St George Illawarra Dragons vs Manly Sea Eagles Highlights: NRL scores, blog

Match Result The Dragons have defeated the Sea Eagles by 30 points in one of the more remarkable games of football this season.

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Richmond Tigers vs GWS Giants: AFL live scores, blog

Match Result The Richmond Tigers have upset one of the top premiership favourites with a low-scoring 19-point win over the GWS Giants.

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The Hawthorn dictatorship and a tradition of doing it hard since 2017

Dictators and their supporters are humourless. Subduing a population and keeping the boot on the throat is no laughing matter.

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Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017: Australian player ratings

Our Australian women’s cricket team (formerly known as the Southern Stars) were knocked out of the World Cup by India on Thursday.

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Evolve or die. Is it time for Maguire to go?

By Ben Nicholls, 23 Jul 2017
Evolve or die. Is it time for Maguire to go?

First let me start off by recognising the impact that Michael Maguire has had on the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

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Is history repeating for Ricky and the Raiders?

No one can doubt Ricky Stuart’s passion. We love the way he watches most of the game from the sideline, rather than the coaches’ box, and needs to be in among the action.

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Should Orica-Scott have done more to keep Michael Matthews?

Michael Matthews will have to fall off his bike not to ride into Paris on Sunday wearing the green jersey.

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Lebron should take his talents to this surprising Eastern Conference team

After the news broke today of Kyrie’s requested trade, LeBron looks a certainty to depart next summer. With much speculation around what could be a league-altering move, where should LeBron take his talents?

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The real cost of Kurtley at 12

By Rhys Bosley, 23 Jul 2017 Popular article!
The real cost of Kurtley at 12

With the countdown to the Rugby Championship underway and the return of Kurtley Beale from England on a promise from Michael Cheika that he will play a more senior role in the Wallabies team, there is speculation rife about which position he is likely to occupy.

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What hope is there for football in Cairns?

With questions being raised over potential A-League expansions and a second division for professional football, this discussion is based on where Cairns realistically stands from a fans perspective.

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Crusaders put on wet-weather masterclass
 to shut out Highlanders

It was plenty of mud and guts but all the glory belonged to the Crusaders, winning 17-0 against the Highlanders in a quagmire quarter-final in Christchurch last night.



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Defending champ Kyrgios withdraws from Atlanta Open

The world number 20 and defending champion, Nick Kyrgios, has withdrawn from the Atlanta Open, citing a right hip strain.

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Stormers vs Chiefs Highlights: Super Rugby quarter-final scores, blog

Good morning and welcome to the fourth Super Rugby quarter-final as the Stormers welcome the Chiefs to Newlands. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 1am (AEST).

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Lions vs Sharks Highlights: Super Rugby quarter-final scores, blog

Good evening and welcome to Super Rugby’s third quarter-final as the table-topping Lions play host to their South African rivals the Sharks. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 10:30pm (AEST).

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2017 Tour de France: Stage 20 live race updates, blog

The Tour de France enters its penultimate day, a 22.5-kilometre Time Trial on Stage 20 in Marseille as Chris Froome looks to all but wrap up a fourth yellow jersey. Join The Roar for live coverage and updates from 9:45pm (AEST).

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Ryan Nyhuis Fremantle Dockers AFL 2017

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North Queensland Cowboys NRL Rugby League 2017

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Gary Rohan Sydney Swans AFL 2017

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Cameron Smith Melbourne Storm NRL Finals Rugby League 2016

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Robert Bob Murphy Western Bulldogs AFL 2017

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Josh Mansour Penrith Panthers NRL Rugby League 2017

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Christian Petracca Melbourne Demons AFL 2017

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Darcy Parish Essendon Bombers AFL 2017

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