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Kicking With The Wind: Round 5

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Kicking With The Wind: Round 5

We’ve all heard the story of the ugly duckling becoming a swan, but are we currently watching the much-lauded Sydney Swans regress to the point of ugliness again? Thumped at home by North Melbourne in Round 4, the Swans have just one win to their name so far and with Fremantle Sydney-bound this weekend must […]

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2014 ANZ Championship Tips – Round 8

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2014 ANZ Championship Tips – Round 8

Halfway through the 2014 ANZ Championship season, only one win separates third from eighth. Will any major contenders establish themselves in Round 8? Ben Carbonaro previews the weekend of action.

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Racing’s 2014 Kiss of Death – April 19

Racing’s 2014 Kiss of Death – April 19

This week’s selections cover the April 19 meetings at Randwick (featuring the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Group 1 Sydney Cup, Group 1 Queen of the Turf Stakes and Group 1 ATC Oaks), Caulfield, Eagle Farm and Oakbank.

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Golden Points – NRL Round 7

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Golden Points – NRL Round 7

Round 7 Preview Fri: South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canterbury Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium: The traditional Good Friday clash retains its blockbuster billing, with 2013 disappointments Canterbury sitting in second spot and slow-starting heavyweights Souths returning to form with two convincing wins against handy opposition. Both sides have had their forward packs weakened, but there remains […]

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The AFL Lines – Round 5

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The AFL Lines – Round 5

With five lines of less than two goals this weekend, Round 5 of the 2014 AFL season offers a number of tantalising matchups. Greg Oberscheidt and Cliff Bingham are back once again to have a chinwag and lay down their bets for the weekend ahead.

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Queen Elizabeth Stakes preview

Filed in Horse Racing by on April 16, 2014 0 Comments
Queen Elizabeth Stakes preview

The race that has been the talk of The Championships is finally here. At one point it seemed every horse was being aimed at the $4 million Queen Elizabeth Stakes but only 12 will go around in pursuit of the $2.4 million first prize. After reports earlier in the year that the Queen’s cash reserves […]

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Preview of the 2014 Indian Premier League

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Preview of the 2014 Indian Premier League

It’s that time of year when the biggest circus in world cricket rolls into town. Australian fans have always held an indifferent view towards T20 cricket and while general interest is so low that the IPL remains untelevised down under, there is plenty of interest for the keen cricket punter prepared to delve into the […]

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The 2014 Willie M Medal: Round 6

Filed in NRL, Willie M by on April 14, 2014 2 Comments
The 2014 Willie M Medal: Round 6

Blake Ayshford, Manu Vatuvei, Ben Barba and Bill Tupou each maintained their current run of ineptitude as the Willie M pecking order for 2014 starts to take shape. The prescient comments of Laurie Daley in the past week about the form of James Maloney also bear noting in light of another poor performance in the Roosters’ 14-12 loss to […]

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What a turnaround… the Parramatta Eels!

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What a turnaround… the Parramatta Eels!

It’s probably Ladies who League’s worst kept secret that I am a Parramatta supporter. Even though I am a Parramatta supporter, I am an NRL appreciator so try to make sure that I write about a variety of issues, not just the ones relating to my club. But it sometimes gets to the point where […]

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Kicking With The Wind: Round 4

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Kicking With The Wind: Round 4

Even though it’s Round 4, it feels like it could be time to start talking coaches – and coach dumping, more to the point. Rather unpredictably, the two guys that must be shortening by the week in terms of a market framing the first coach to get the sack in 2014 are Mick Malthouse and […]

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