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We’re back. We’re back! The 2017 AFL season begins tonight, and it’s time to get back into The Roar’s AFL expert tips.
The immediate future of the Brisbane Lions isn’t ultra bright, but at least they’ve got Dayne Beams.
As the farcical sight of Thomas Kristensen, gloved up and awaiting an ill-fitting goalkeepers jersey, perfumed the late-game air of what had been a pedestrian contest, chaos was brewing.
If you thought last week was an easy round to tip, you need only look as far as my Round 4 result for the proof. If I’m picking the card, then it can’t have been too hard.
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So, after a split round which saw the A-League lose anything that resembled momentum, the football is back for good, the race to the finals is back, and we’re back with another round of expert tips and predictions.
The 2017 AFL season begins tonight! That being the case, our team here at The Roar have put our collective coconuts together and come up with some crystal ball predictions for the year ahead.
Defending champion Jason Day walked out of the Dell Match Play Championship today when he was three-down to Pat Perez after six holes.
Former ASADA boss Richard Ings has weighed into the debate surrounding West Coast’s 2006 premiership win.
Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has warned Iraq’s poor World Cup qualifying record belies their true ability ahead of Thursday night’s crunch clash in Tehran.
This column started as a lament, and finished as a song of praise. When writing began, before play on the final day in Ranchi, few gave Australia a hope of avoiding defeat. India appeared to have gained control of the match and, in all probability, the series.
The most embarrassing thing about the blood-letting at Wests Tigers has been the description by some people of James Tedesco, Aaron Woods, Mitchell Moses and Luke Brooks as the ‘big four’.
It’s already beyond cliché to have Greater Western Sydney on top of pre-season predictions ladders, but like all clichés, it’s just so hard to resist.
Austin Healey might not agree with the title of this article. Back in 2003, he lost his place in the England World Cup squad precisely because of his versatility.
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Behold: the sub-pantheon of champions. How it pains to have Darren Lockyer, Peter Sterling and Brett Kenny outside a top-ten list.
If Australia could choose a venue for a deciding Test in India, it would likely be Dharamsala.
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A lot of things are going to happen in the 2017 AFL season; some we can predict, some we cannot. Last year I was accused of making predictions that were not nearly crazy or fearless enough.
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History is often used as the frame when debating a burning issue.
It has been an arduous wait, however the 2017 Formula One season can at last begin with the Australian Grand Prix set to raise the curtain on the sport’s new era..
Crack a tinny and park ya carcass on the sofa, yours truly is now calling the shots at NRL HQ.
The disappointment which accompanies unrealised expectations reared its inevitable head on Saturday at Melbourne, as Mercedes reasserted their dominance in qualifying.
The best book on tennis strategy ever written is called Winning Ugly by Brad Gilbert.
In the days before rampant litigation and lawfare, there was a bizarre concept, unfamiliar to many these days, called personal responsibility.
The Cheetahs and the Sharks will be looking to continue solid form from the season so far when they meet on Sunday morning (AEDT). Join The Roar for live scores from the match, starting from 2:15am (AEDT).
A clinical display has seen the Cronulla Sharks continue their unbeaten run to start the SG Ball season, proving too strong for the West Coast Pirates by 78-0 at Southern Cross Group Stadium.
This Australia–India Test series is clearly one of the most absorbing series of recent times, regardless of what happens in Dharamsala.
The Kings will hope to continue some good recent form when they host the Lions in the early hours of Sunday morning (AEDT). Join The Roar for live scores from the match, starting from 12:05am (AEDT).
The Sunwolves will host the Stormers in Singapore on Saturday night. Join The Roar for live scores from the match, starting from 9:55pm AEDT.
Match result: A young North Queensland Cowboys side has bested the Gold Coast Titans by six points on Saturday night.
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Match result: A fast start from the Brisbane Lions proved enough for them to hold for a two-point win over the Gold Coast Suns on Saturday night.
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Match result: The Brisbane Roar have come away with a 1-0 win over the Melbourne Victory on Saturday night.
Match result: Another week and another win for a Kiwi team over an Australian team as the Highlanders secure a vital win against the Brumbies.
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Match result: Essendon have produced a brilliant performance to comprehensively defeat a rejuvenated Hawthorn team by 25 points in a Saturday night blockbuster at the MCG.
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