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Thu 20 Feb 2020

NRL SuperCoach Position Breakdown: Centre/Wing

premium_icon NRL SuperCoach Position Breakdown: Centre/Wing

No position in KFC SuperCoach NRL is tougher to fill than Centre/Wing with a veritable plethora of options.

Jonathan Brown’s AFL SuperCoach pre-season insider tips

premium_icon Jonathan Brown’s AFL SuperCoach pre-season insider tips

Every player is flying at this time of year, but what should SuperCoach players really be looking for as the pre-season comp kicks off?

The biggest eyesore in Australian sport

The biggest eyesore in Australian sport

The troubling sight of empty grandstands has been matched by plummeting TV ratings and ugly play on the field for a code in crisis.

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Slack: Rugby needs to move with the times

premium_icon Slack: Rugby needs to move with the times

Rugby fans seem to be getting less play for their buck and it’s time to stop the stop-start in rugby. Andrew Slack has a solution.

Wed 12 Feb 2020

Calm down, Warner’s win is good for cricket

premium_icon Calm down, Warner’s win is good for cricket

Like it or not the batsman was a deserved winner in what is an imperfect system.

Mon 10 Feb 2020

Billy the Kid gets his dues for hard yards

premium_icon Billy the Kid gets his dues for hard yards

Good players in tough eras rarely get the recognition they are due. But justice has been done with Craig McDermott.

Sun 9 Feb 2020

Why snakes are alive in NBL title hunt

premium_icon Why snakes are alive in NBL title hunt

GREG DAVIS says the Taipans are worthy championship contenders.

Why horror off-season actually helped Latrell

premium_icon Why horror off-season actually helped Latrell

Far from hurting his personal brand, Latrell Mitchell’s tumultuous move from the Roosters to Souths has made home one of Australian sports biggest stars.

Snakes lock in NBL finals position

premium_icon Snakes lock in NBL finals position

A handful of observations from the Cairns Taipans’ victory against Adelaide on the road on Saturday night.

Fri 7 Feb 2020

Can Super Stringer save the Bombers?

premium_icon Can Super Stringer save the Bombers?

Whatever the Bombers come up with, Jake Stringer must be central to their plans.

Mon 3 Feb 2020

Why Tigers still don’t cut it with NRL heavyweights

premium_icon Why Tigers still don’t cut it with NRL heavyweights

The Tigers might have landed two big signings in the last week, but they still don’t have what it takes to compete with the NRL’s best teams.

Monday Buzz: Proof the NRL’s salary cap isn’t working

premium_icon Monday Buzz: Proof the NRL’s salary cap isn’t working

All 16 NRL clubs spend nearly $10 million on their rosters but a list of the top 100 players shows a significant gap between the top and bottom sides.

Sun 2 Feb 2020

Rugby risks player safety in 40 degree clash

premium_icon Rugby risks player safety in 40 degree clash

Playing a Super Rugby game in sweltering conditions in the middle of summer is risking the safety of both teams, writes Andrew Slack.

Thiem needs to go to another level to beat Djokovic

premium_icon Thiem needs to go to another level to beat Djokovic

Dominic Thiem has the weapons to beat Novak Djokovic and win his first major, but it will take something special to beat the Serbian superstar writes Sam Groth.

Fri 31 Jan 2020

Bosnich: Sydney FC should fear the Roar

premium_icon Bosnich: Sydney FC should fear the Roar

Sydney FC may be on top of the ladder but have reason to fear the never-say-die Brisbane Roar, Mark Bosnich writes

Mon 27 Jan 2020

It’s Ash’s right to say nothing but is it right?

premium_icon It’s Ash’s right to say nothing but is it right?

World No.1, Young Australian of the Year – it’s not surprising there is interest in Ash Barty’s thoughts on the issues of the day, like Australia Day.

Tigers strap in for wild ride with Leilua

premium_icon Tigers strap in for wild ride with Leilua

The Wests Tigers have bought the ticket on Joey Leilua’s wild ride and there’s nothing else quite like it, writes NICK CAMPTON.

Lynn’s erratic outfit overheats in lost season

premium_icon Lynn’s erratic outfit overheats in lost season

You can talk about costly fumbles and stumbles in the field but you cannot hide one simple fact — the Brisbane Heat got what they deserved.

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Groth: The day I rattled Roger Federer

premium_icon Groth: The day I rattled Roger Federer

Sam Groth knows how John Millman feels on the eve of his Australian Open clash with perhaps the world’s greatest player.

With coach sacked, pressure falls on Wanderers’ players

premium_icon With coach sacked, pressure falls on Wanderers’ players

The Wanderers’ interim coach can do only so much. It’s on the the playing group to perform, Mark Bosnich says

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