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A Good Friday backyard barbecue and yesterday’s NRL smorgasbord convinced me further of one thing: the undervalued art of catching and holding a football.
Besart Berisha charged into Jai Ingham’s arms, his face cracking with emotion and relief, his 100th A-League goal finally plundered.
Champions retire when they are good and ready, and race caller Greg Miles is every inch a champion.
It’s that time of year again, when attention turns to the A-League finals series and fans of the clubs that missed out ponder what might have been.
A new tradition begins, as North Melbourne host the Western Bulldogs in the first ever Good Friday football game. Beyond the significance of the occasion, and the money set to be raised for charity, an intriguing game awaits.
Laurie? Thanks for coming in. Wanted a word.
“When is the NRL going to have its own women’s competition?” If I had a dollar for every person who has asked me this question in the last six months, I would be a wealthy human being.
“Today Kimi seemed to have other commitments,” Sergio Marchionne, Ferrari CEO and Formula One’s closest thing to a Bond villain, told Italy’s La Repubblica at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Now that the 2016-17 NBA regular season is over, and we eagerly await the Playoffs, it’s time to revisit my predictions for each team’s individual record.
The Championships are over, but the Group 1 racing in Sydney continues for another week, which will actually turn into two when the Sydney Cup is re-run next Saturday.
Welcome to the Thursday night forecast for Round 4, where an appetising match-up awaits, a mildly disappointing West Coast coming off a loss, hosting a Sydney outfit finding themselves winless and desperately in need of victory.
“I’m expecting the referees to action those warnings… If a side complies, then play on. If they don’t, well I expect the referee to [take] action.” Tony Archer, February 21, 2017.
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In a fascinating development for Formula One, Fernando Alonso, one of its biggest stars, will contest the world-famous Indianapolis 500 — at the expense of the world-famous Monaco Grand Prix.
In positive news for nobody except Isaac Moses, negotiations between Wests Tigers and the Big Unquantifiable look set to outlast Keith Richards and the preservatives used on Big Macs.
It was announced last week that Ange Postecoglou would indeed be stepping down after the Socceroos’ 2018 World Cup campaign ends, whether that’s before the tournament proper, or after.
Surprise news this week for fans of Australia indie band Augie March, who announced that not only were they were re-releasing their critically acclaimed 2006 album ‘Moo, You Bloody Choir’, but that because they were massive rugby fans, they were calling the redux ‘Howl, You Bloody Moondogs’.
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Match result: North Melbourne have had some heartbreaking results over the first five weeks of the season, but their loss to Fremantle will rank as the worst by far.
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Match result: The Gold Coast Titans have scored a valuable upset win on the road, knocking off the reigning premiers by four points.
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Match result: The GWS Giants have bested their crosstown rivals the Sydney Swans for the third time in a row and for the first time ever at the SCG, victorious by 42 points on Saturday night.
Match result: The Crusaders have won a high-scoring match with the Stormers by 23 points.
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Match result: The North Queensland Cowboys have defeated a hard-working and determined Newcastle Knights outfit this Saturday afternoon in Townsville.
Match result: The Adelaide Crows have started the season 5-0 for the first time in their history with an emphatic 67-point win over the undermanned Gold Coast Suns.
Match result: Despite a late scare, the Eels have held on for their fourth win of the season and second in a row as they push their way up towards the pointy of the standings.
Match result: The Highlanders as expected emerged comfortable winners over the Sunwolves on Saturday.
Match result: They had to work hard for it, but the Bulldogs eventually came away with a 32-point victory over the Lions to give Bob Murphy the perfect 300th game.
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It’s almost a must-win situation for the Oklahoma City Thunder when they return home to host Game 3 of their NBA first round Playoffs series against the Houston Rockets. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of the match from 11:30am (AEST).
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Game 3 of the Eastern Conference first-round playoffs moves to the United Center in Chicago on Saturday, as the red-hot Chicago Bulls face the struggling number 1 seed Boston Celtics. Join The Roar for a live blog of the match, starting from 9am AEST.
I came to Australia in 1996. By the time Rod MacQueen had led the Wallabies to a second World Cup I was almost ready to head back to New Zealand I spent that much time hearing how ‘those All Blacks used to be good didn’t they?’
The Sydney Kings have continued their pro-active approach to the NBL off-season by announcing the signing of power forward Dane Pineau today.
Liverpool’s growth since last season has gone relatively under the radar due to their rough January and inconsistent results against bottom half teams.
This early Saturday morning game sees the Jaguares travelling to Johannesburg to play the Lions. Join The Roar from 3am (AEST) for all the live action as we cover this Round 9 match from South Africa.
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Steve Smith’s incredible last few seasons have him threatening to displace Greg Chappell and Ricky Ponting as the next best Aussie batsman since Don Bradman.
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