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Whilst some of us are hoping for nothing but the best for the AFL Women’s competition, one stark reality they confront is that with only one game against each team, with the top two then playing the Grand Final, there is no margin for error. This is certain to lead to an increased level of

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Three of our favourite Australian sports code, those being Australian Rules football of the AFL variety, rugby from the NRL and major thoroughbred horse racing, are quiet in the month of December, but there is still plenty of punting to be found. This is not to say that the above markets are completely devoid of

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For the first time in many years, the Supercars season will not end in Sydney, but it Newcastle, with the inaugural running of the Newcastle 500. It will be a tight circuit through the streets of the city, with the most recent, and supposedly final, version of the course measuring just 2.6 kilometres. Eleven turns

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Early in the 2016 – 2017 NBA season, the Golden State Warriors are playing as though they are sleepwalking through games, yet winning effortlessly. Coach Steve Kerr, who during his playing days was the ultimate effort overachiever, is happy with the Warriors’ results, but had less than positive things to say about the lack of

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Tales of unfulfilled expectations and unlimited potential squandered are a key aspect of all sports, but the NFL seems to regularly supply players who have fallen precipitously on hard times when it seemed as though they were destined for glory. Here are a few from the 2016 season as the NFL 32 teams vying for

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As the A-League has caught on as something to be appreciated when the AFL, NRL and thoroughbred racing are at low tide and those who do not fancy cricket would otherwise need to turn their attention toward international sports markets, more than a few soccer clubs have expressed a desire to join. Two clubs are

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After a reasonably competent return to competitive golf, Tiger Woods is setting his sights on the 2017 Masters at August, Georgia from April 6 to April 9 (7 April – 10 April this side of the line), although he is likely to make other appearances in the lead up to the first Major of the

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For the record, appearing in movies and living the Hollywood lifestyle hold great levels of appeal compared to getting inside an octagon shaped cage with an opponent dedicated to doing serious bodily harm, so we are not in that group of sideline sitters who has disdainful barbs to hurl at Ronda Rousey. So, she took

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The drama is in more than adequate supply as the quest of F1 Team Mercedes to find an adequate replacement following the shock retirement of Nico Rosberg shifts gears and moves outside the strict confines of the Mercedes stable. Former Red Bull Junior Team member Brendon Hartley, a Kiwi driver now employed as a driver

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Jordan Thompson, making a rapid climb from his ATP ranking that started at the beginning of 2016 at 154, to its current level of number 79, is near to gaining a wild-card entry into the Brisbane International. South African Kevin Anderson has pulled out of the January 1 – 8 tournament due to a hip

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