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Quade Cooper will play for the Wallabies for the first time since the Rugby World Cup last year, starting the game at flyhalf, while Bernard Foley will partner him at inside centre.
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Quade Cooper says the pressure is on the Wallabies – not just him – to produce something “special” in Saturday’s daunting Bledisloe Cup clash in Wellington.
Adam Reynolds has rubbished speculation he is set to follow halves partner Luke Keary out the door at South Sydney.
North Melbourne veteran Brent Harvey admits he would have “broken down” had he fronted the media to speak about the end of his Kangaroos career.
Well, the final round of the home-and-away season has arrived! And it’s a huge week for those of us who have fallen way too far behind in our tipping comps.
Canberra Raiders playmaker Blake Austin could miss the rest of the NRL season with a hand injury.
Earlier this week Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson told British newspaper Daily Mirror that Wayne Rooney would be a fine addition to Major League Soccer.
All the great teams are like horror movie villains – you never feel safe until you know they’re dead. And even then, you expect them to spring back to life. Sometimes they do.
When it comes to great Australian movie scenes, few are as iconic than the opening of Mad Max.
University of California Golden Bears starting quarterback Davis Webb, who is poised to star in the College Football Sydney Cup at ANZ Stadium on Saturday, told The Roar why Tom Brady is the quarterback who inspires him the most.
Forgive me for publicly denouncing the integrity of a legend, but I don’t trust Wayne Bennett as far as you could boot the frail old fellow at altitude.
Earlier this week, Jack Riewoldt was forced to deny he wanted out of Richmond on the basis of a radio take from a journalist pretending to be a pundit. Get ready for more of this as the league’s trade period kicks off in earnest.
Talk about an opening weekend of contrasts. One game an 80-minute battle for supremacy between two surprisingly well-matched sides, and well, whatever you’d like to call Bledisloe 1.
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The ICC has a credibility problem.
It would have been unthinkable half a century ago that skateboarding would ever be in the Olympic Games.
For a team which sits just one win behind the ladder leaders with a 15-6 win-loss record, West Coast have copped an exorbitant amount of flak this season.
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Another lumpy day awaits the peloton in the 2016 Vuelta a Espana, with a final 70 kilometres consisting of climbing and descending set to ensure only the strong survive. Join The Roar for live coverage of Stage 6 from 11pm (AEST).
Australia are looking to go 2-0 up against Sri Lanka in their ODI series after bouncing back from a disappointing Test series to win the opener. Join The Roar from 7pm (AEST) for live scores and coverage.
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Since 1996, Australia has a very good record of bringing home medals in team sports at the Olympics. Many commentators have indicated their disappointment with Australian results in team sports at Rio, even though Australia did win a gold medal in women’s rugby sevens.
Bastian Schweinsteiger has told that world that Manchester United will be his last European club.
Brad Scott cited the need to get games into the Kangaroos’ young kids as one of the main reasons for not offering Brent Harvey a contract.
The Collingwood Football Club has had its fair share of legends. Dane Swan ranks among the best of them.
So after another near miss again last week I’m back again to try and change our luck!
The Canterbury Bulldogs will be looking for a crucial win when they face the defending premiers the North Queensland Cowboys. To follow all of the action, be sure to join us on The Roar from 7:50pm (AEST) on Thursday night.
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It’s the last week of the home-and-away season and for ten teams, their last game of the year. Join The Roar for all the ins and outs for the AFL Teams in Round 23 as they’re announced live from 6:25pm (AEST).
We have a genuine high stakes battle on Thursday as the Canterbury Bulldogs host the North Queensland Cowboys in a game which could seal the Bulldogs a top four position and a coveted double chance.
While North Melbourne were generally on the money (albeit not with the delivery) to not offer Drew Petrie, Michael Firrito and Nick Dal Santo deals going into next season, they missed the mark on the record-breaking Brent Harvey.
A home final is on the line in the penultimate round of the regular season, with the Sharks hoping to hold on to second position when they take on the Roosters.
Cricket Australia have announced sweeping changes to the structure of junior cricket games.
With the Rio Olympics finished, many athletes head home after competing at the pinnacle of their respective sports for their countries.
The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors will host the California Golden Bears in Sydney on Saturday, in a landmark day for a sport that is more popular in this country than ever before.
The quaddies last weekend stunk, so we are back to focusing on quality racing in Sydney and Melbourne, with the focus mainly on Caulfield for the first major of the season, the Memsie Stakes (1400m).
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