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No one told Mason Cox it was the Queen’s birthday, but he partied nonetheless and played an instrumental role in the Round 12 dismantling of the Melbourne Demons by the Collingwood Magpies. The Pies have moved up to sixth on the Toyota 2018 AFL Premiership competition with their fourth consecutive win. The point margin of

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There is a chorus demanding that Daniel Arzani get the start when the Socceroos take the pitch against France in their first match at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals. Australia beat Hungary in their final friendly with Hungary and the adjectives connected to Arzani were the likes of sensational and mind-boggling after Arzani scored

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The feel good story for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals, at least from the Socceroos perspective, is the presence of Robbie Kruse. Kruse represents the sort of tenacity anyone could admire. He has triumphed over injury adversity to an extent that sounds like something the most creative mind would imagine if asked to come

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Did you know that tennis is not the only game in town in Paris this weekend? We overlooked the fact that the Aussie women’s sevens are in the City of Lights for tournament play and will in all probability have to play the Kiwis for the championship without three of their best players. The Pearls

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The Socceroos cannot be accused of being pikers when it comes to the topic of money spent in the run-up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament. FFA has been on a spending spree of sorts, lavishing cash on the effort to bring better results than the previous three tournaments. Many of the sides in

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Round 11 of the Toyota 2018 AFL Premiership competition is in the books. The halfway point has been reached and Round 11. Every club had a match in Round 11, with the Gold Coast Suns and the Port Adelaide Power having had their byes the week prior. The Sydney Swans and the Carlton Blues led

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Tim Cahill and Mark Milligan join the small and select club of football players who have made four World Cup sides, joining the likes of Ronaldo, Cafu and Pele. Well and good and all props to Cahill and Milligan, but so long as it requires two names to identify them, they will never be in

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The month of May is one of the best of the year for punting. The AFL, the NRL and Super Rugby will all offer thousands of markets over the course of the month and even if your tastes lean in the direction of plain vanilla head-to-head betting, the footy codes alone will over several hundred

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It seems as though we cannot get enough 2018 FIFA World Cup news. Really. We are today reduced to reporting that gay football fans have been warned agasint holding hands in Russia out of a concern for their safety. Socceroos fan Joseph Roppolo is out. He has gone to three previous World Cup tournaments, but

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The wise guys have installed the Golden State Warriors as 12-point favourites for tomorrow’s Game 1 of the 2017 – 2018 NBA Championship Finals. That figure represents the largest spread in an NBA Finals since 1991, when G.O.A.T. (sorry LeBron) Michael Jordan led the Chicago Bulls to a 4 – 1 series victory of the

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