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1. “Second row!” Once upon a time, children, scrums were ‘contested’ by two sets of six forwards, who would bind together, lock horns and push.
This is the Friday night match you’ve been looking for.
Sitting down to put the tipping panel together was the first chance I had to look at games this weekend, and doesn’t it loom as a really entertaining round?
Honda has been all the rage this season — or perhaps a source of rage if you work for McLaren — thanks to the company’s inexplicable leap backwards in performance ahead of a season in which podiums were pencilled.
It’s been a while since I experienced the old familiar feeling of wishing Brian Lara would piss off.
Manly legend Steve Menzies’ career is the perfect example of how an NRL amalgamation can give a false impression.
Finals football is here to stay, and thankfully the destination of the A-League title will be decided where it counts – on the pitch.
There have been rumblings for some time now, but this week it has become very clear that the future of Channel Ten is in jeopardy.
Now things are getting serious. With only four teams (and three games) left this A-League season, the matches are getting very difficult to pick in our expert tips and predictions.
Bullocking Canberra Raiders forward Josh Papalii has reportedly been dropped from the Kangaroos squad for next Friday’s Anzac Test against New Zealand.
Australian cricketers have rejected a pay offer they believe would create greater inequality between players.
Departing Canterbury star Josh Reynolds was apprehensive about Kieran Foran’s impending arrival but insists he wanted to stay at the NRL club.
He couldn’t say no to Brad Fittler and he wouldn’t say no to Laurie Daley either.
We are entering Round 9 of season 2017 this weekend and people everywhere are starting to speculate about which players are going to be selected for the Queensland and NSW State of Origin teams.
Collingwood are off to another languid start, with the Pies a dropped Kieren Jack chest mark away from an 0-5 start to the 2017 season.
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In front of Manchester City executives, as well as Roy Hodgson, Ange Postecoglu, and less than 10,000 others, Melbourne City’s season ended with a weak parp. As the last few trumpets and trombones trailed off, the bandwagon finally eased creakily to a stop.
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The Parramatta Eels will attempt to turn their woeful record in Townsville around when they face the North Queensland Cowboys, who could be boosted by the return of Johnathan Thurston. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 7:50pm (AEST).
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A replay of what many considered the best game of 2016 is finally upon us as the GWS Giants and the Western Bulldogs square off in a Friday night blockbuster. Join The Roar from 7:50 pm tonight for live scores and commentary.
It’s Round 9 in the NRL season and both the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Manly Sea Eagles enter this match looking to propel themselves into a stable position on the ladder. Join The Roar for live scores from the match and a live blog of the game, starting from 6pm AEST.
This Friday night game sees the Stormers travelling to Dunedin to play the Highlanders. Join The Roar from 5:35pm AEST for all the live action as we cover this Round 10 match from New Zealand.
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With State of Origin drawing closer and closer, plenty of attention has turned to who should line up for the Blues and Maroons in Game 1, and Mitchell Pearce’s match-winning field goal has skyrocketed him into contention for the Blues’ halfback jersey.
Kurt Mutimer is set to become the 11th player to be handed their AFL debut by Adam Simpson since he took over as West Coast coach four seasons ago.
The much maligned Wests Tigers management group made the best recruitment decision in the club’s short history when they handed the clipboard to Ivan Cleary.
At 42-years of age, Australian touring car icon Craig Lowndes has entered his 24th full-time season in the Supercars category under a cloud of uncertainty over his future.
It is that time of year again: the Stanley Cup playoffs are well underway and live hockey has returned to Australia through the ever-growing domestic competition in the AIHL.
The Football Federation of Australia (FFA) has announced that it will be closing its Centre of Excellence (originally AIS Men’s Football) at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra at the end of the year. It is worth reflecting on the contribution of the AIS men’s program to football in Australia.
Super Rugby round 10 starts with only one unbeaten side – and the Crusaders have a record of eleven finals appearances, the last being 2014.
NBA playoff action continued last night with a pair of crucial Eastern Conference Game fives. Both Boston and Washington were looking to seize control – while Atlanta and Chicago tried to cause an upset.
Round 8 was a torturous round for tippers with a mass of upset victories coming the way of Manly, the Titans and the Tigers – and a few Anzac Day belters! Round 9 makes for similarly difficult reading.
What an awesome way to round out the NA playoffs over the weekend; both series went to five games, and the best talent in the region played for several hours.
Now is the autumn of our discontent. Spirited victory over the Bulldogs notwithstanding, Tiger Town has a gloomy feel to it at the minute.
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