High Hopes for Wallaroos and Wallabies in Eden Park Test

The Wallaroos plan to take on the Black Ferns with six of their 15 being debutants starting and a further six on the reserve bench. Captain Ash Hewson says that the team is exuding confidence despite the fact that the Wallaroos have never beaten the New Zealand side in a…Read More

Queensland Open in Brisbane Offers $500K Hole-In-One Bonus

Golfers taking part in the 2016 Isuzu Queensland Open beginning October 20 and running through October 23 at the Brisbane Golf Club will have a major incentive to, at least on one hole, embrace a go-for-broke attitude. The drivable 265 m par four 15th will offer a $500,000 jackpot for…Read More

Crows and Blues Move Closer to Agreement on Bryce Gibbs

The two sides in the Bryce Gibbs negotiations have moved closer to an agreement, meaning that Gibbs is closer to plying his service in the 2017 AFL season with the Adelaide Crows. As it now stands, the Carlton Blues will get the Crow’s number 13 pick of the draft and…Read More

Osweiler Shuns Words and Bodies to Earn Redemption

Redemption is sweet, if ephemeral and fleeting, as all us sinners are well aware, but after having been described not long ago as a $95 mistake, Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler will get to savour his return to grace for the next week after he engineered reputational self-resurrection in an…Read More

McGregor Vows to Abandon Nevada Before Paying Tribute

A modicum of decorum, please. That is the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s admonition to Conor McGregor. The reprimand was bolstered by a $150,000 fine, which was the decision following a hearing to determine the penalty McGregor should face for failing to act like the proper gentleman the sport of Ultimate…Read More

NBL Seemingly Poised for Banner Year in Attendance

With the NBA set to have the first tip in less than a fortnight and the trash talking already taking on a sinister tone, right here at home, the NBL is beaming over the best attendance figures it has experienced in more than two decades. The quality of play has…Read More

Houston Texans Lavish Money on Unknown Entity Osweiler

Wanted: NFL quarterback, no experience necessary. Lack of credentials no barrier to the right athlete with a sufficient degree on entitlement. $72 million ($97 million AUD) plus benefits. Four-year contract. Reply to Houston Texans. Such was the advert that lured Brock Osweiler away from the defending Super Bowl Champion Denver…Read More

Swiss Tribunal Upholds Essendon 34 Bomber Ban

Is it the end, finally? Maybe. Where there are lawyers involved, the opportunity for a last word is rare, so the announcement that the so-called Essendon 34 suspended for the use of performance enhancing substances in 2012 have had the penalty imposed by the Swiss Federal Tribunal selected to arbitrate…Read More

Patriots Get Brady Back He Picks Up Where He Left Off

Showing obvious signs of rust, Tom Brady returned to the NFL yesterday and could muster only 406 yards passing, good enough to lead the NFL as far as teams playing that day were concerned, yet he only threw three touchdown passes. Brady’s performance, combined with that of the other 52…Read More

Hawks Poach Vickery from Tigers for High Draft Consideration

The budget-conscious Richmond Tigers, if looking for Tyrone Vickery, will see nothing but a swinging door, as they were unable or unwilling to match the $1 million two-year deal the Hawthorn Hawks used to lure Vickery to the south side of town. All is not lost for the Tigers, however,…Read More