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SCG or ANZ Stadium for a GWS Giants Swans Final Maybe

It may be a trifle premature, but not so much as to prevent discussion regarding the site of a potential Great Western Sydney – Sydney Swans matchup in the finals of the 2017 AFL Premiership competition. The Swans use the Sydney Cricket Ground. The Lions call ANZ Stadium home ground….Read More

AFL Round 18 Feature Match Between Crows and Cats

If we were part of the sledge Patrick Dangerfield movement, we would report that he dislocated his jaw whilst brushing his teeth and would therefore be unavailable to play in the match of the week, when the Geelong Cats wander onto the Adelaide Oval for a match against the Crows,…Read More

AFLW and AFLX Offer Return of Origin Footy and Seven-Player Footy

The AFLW will stage a Victoria versus the rest of the world, well, rest of Australia this September. According to AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan, the first Origin game in footy will take place on the weekend following the Round 23 conclusion of the men’s 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership competition and…Read More

Crows Cheered by Return of Lynch Fyfe Docker for Life

The Adelaide Crows could not help but be cheered over the quick recovery and return of Tom Lynch, who had a bout with viral meningitis. He is now in perfect health, seemingly, and is ready to add his contributions to the Crows’ run home. He had to spend two nights…Read More

British Grand Prix Drive in the Park for Lewis Hamilton

Even though he drives for a German team, Lewis Hamilton is a British national, so his win in the 2017 British Grand Prix brought joy to the Poms and also permitted Hamilton to close within one point of Formula 1 series leader Sebastian Vettel of Team Ferrari. Vettel was the…Read More

AFL Round 17 Offers Key Games with Finals Implications

With just a little space between now and the bounce of Round 17 of the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership competition, there are two games of the fixture that seem to have interesting ramifications attached. The Sydney derby will feature the Sydney Swans playing host to the Greater Western Sydney Giants…Read More

Tour De France After Nine Stages Seems Like Fromme’s to Lose

Just nine stages into the 2017 Tour De France, the race is shaping up to be an extended victory lap for British cyclist Chris Froome, even though Froome’s lead over second-place Fabio Aru of Italy is a slim 18-seconds. Froome, obviously, would prefer a larger margin, but Aru is considered…Read More

Ricciardo Continues to Excel Despite Lack of Adequate Acceleration

Perth native Daniel Ricciardo deserves an award for persistence, if nothing else, for managing a third place finish in the Austrian Grand Prix, despite his having raced all season with inferior equipment. He has managed to stay in contact with Team Mercedes and Valterri Bottas, trailing the Fin by 29…Read More

GWS Giants Drawn for Second Consecutive Week

Any punter who went deeper than head-to-head or the line might have shown true clairvoyance if they went into one of the more exotic markets and predicted a drawn match between the Hawthorn Hawks and the Greater Western Sydney Giants. The Giants were officially the home side, but it was…Read More