Wallabies’ horror at ‘catastrophic’ call

Australia’s road to the World Cup has become slightly bumpier after a 35-17 loss to South Africa in Johannesburg. Australia have just four more games to show they can be a force during the World Cup but fell short of the Springboks, continuing a disastrous record in South Africa. The side’s last victory in South Africa was in 2011 while […]

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Fox v Seven: where footy analysis trumps inanity

Let’s be up front. As an employee during the halcyon days of The Footy Show from 1996-2004, it was in the DNA of everyone at the Nine Network’s spiritual home of Bendigo Street to consider Channel Seven as “the enemy” and under Eddie, Sam and Trev, we would take the you-know-what out of them at every opportunity. A decade and […]

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Cup charge starts in Wallabies graveyard

The Wallabies are set to put the Folau scandal behind them as they start their World Cup run at a ground which has given generations of Aussies nightmares. O'Connor keen to make amends CARDIFF, WALES – NOVEMBER 10: Will Genia of Australia looks dejected during the International Friendly match between Wales and Australia at Principality Stadium on November 10, 2018 […]

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Live NRL Saturday: Round 18 action

The NRL judiciary has slapped two stars after silly acts put them in the spotlight on Friday night and could see them miss crucial matches. Softest sin-bin in history Welcome to our live coverage of Saturday’s NRL action. The Cowboys and Wests Tigers will look to cause the upsets while the Knights will look to lock their place inside the […]

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‘I knew where it was going’: Coach says he never doubted Bombers

A month ago, Essendon coach John Worsfold was a man under siege. Champion Bombers full-forward Matthew Lloyd described his old side as "predictable", and urged the club's hierarchy to "look at other (coaching) options", while fellow Essendon great Tim Watson said Worsfold was "under enormous pressure". Four successive wins later – including Friday night's barnstorming come-from-behind 21-point triumph over Adelaide […]

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The key Giant who may be a factor in Coniglio’s decision

Stephen Coniglio has a busy few weeks coming up. The Greater Western Sydney superstar has to complete his rehabilitation after injuring his knee and he has a significant decision to make over where he plays his football next year. But the multicultural ambassador will also be spending time with his co-worker and friend, Ali Faraj. Ali Faraj has been an […]

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Who knew and when? Questions linger about Coyne incident in Singapore

Mark Coyne’s seven weeks detention in Singapore and $4000 fine for aggravated language towards police officers adds fuel to an already inflammable meeting between NRL executives and St GeorgeIllawarra officials, scheduled for next week but arranged some time ago. Coyne, an ARL commissioner, voted to support the NRL-dictated standing down of star Dragonsforward Jack de Belin following a charge of […]

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