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Dangerfield Prohibitive Favourite for Brownlow Medal

There may be some Australian Rules football fans anticipating the Brownlow Medal ceremony on Monday, September 25. Spoiler alert: The 2016 winner will be Geelong Cats midfielder Patrick Dangerfield. All others are number two, or lower. Dangerfield is so far ahead of second-place contender Dustin Martin of the Richmond Tigers…Read More

Aussie NFL-er Gotsis Off to Decent Start with Denver Broncos

To gain some appreciation of how fierce the level of competition for playing time in the NFL truly is, it is necessary only to look at Australian Adam Gotsis’s experience as a second round pick with the defending World Champion Denver Broncos. In two regular season games, Gotsis has seen…Read More

Eagles Wins AFL Reality Series and Signs with Brisbane Lions

The winner of the second season of the AFL’s version of Survivor, The Recruit, has accepted an offer from the Brisbane Lions to play Australian Rules football in Queensland. Matt Eagles is now a Lion. The native of South Australia signed a contract on the live finale of the show…Read More

Sydney Swans Player Heeney Wins AFLCA Award Going Away

A player still in the midst of a 2016 AFL premiership run from the Sydney Swans, Isaac Heeney, has won the AFLCA Young Player of the Year Award. The announcement came hot on the heels of one of his best showings of the year in the young Heeney helped his…Read More

Brisbane Lions in Mood to Trade Stars for Draft Picks

The Brisbane Lions, perhaps the strongest argument against expansion of the AFL north of Sydney and spoon escapers by a scant six tenths of a percentage point, have expressed a willingness to part ways with one of the few bright spots on their list to move up in the draft…Read More

Swans Midfield Back to Form Against Adelaide Crows

In the end, it was the efforts of Sydney defenders Nick Smith and Dane Rampe being superior to the Adelaide Crows’ forwards that enabled them to advance to next weeks’ meeting with the Geelong Cats in the preliminary final of the 2016 AFL finals. The Swans atoned for last weeks’…Read More

Kayln Ponga To Make NRL Debut in Cowboys/Broncos Final

Trial by fire seems to be an apt description of the North Queensland Cowboys’ decision to debut teen rugby prodigy Kalyn Ponga in the Cowboys’ NRL sudden death final today at 1300Smiles Stadium in Townsville. The match seems to be shaping up as a real battle royale, as both teams…Read More

Canterbury Warriors Seek NRL Blessing for Foran Deal

The NRL has expressed concerns about the 2017 return of Kieran Foran, as the Canterbury-Bankstown Warriors are close to putting an offer on the table for the troubled playmaker. The Warriors seem to be leading the pack in the quest for Foran’s services, but the NRL has yet to give…Read More

Kyrgios and Tomic Eager to Meet Slovakia in Davis Cup Play

Attention in the tennis world now switches to the Davis Cup, as the four Grand Slam Majors for the year have concluded with the completion of the 2016 U.S. Open. Reports indicate that Nick Kyrgios is eagerly anticipating representing Australia, although he is keen to avoid any further confrontations with…Read More

NFL Spectators Juggle Calendar to Watch Favourite Teams Play

Most of the first week of the 2016 NFL season is in the books, other than a couple of Monday night (Tuesday AM AEST) affairs in the league where the average fan needs a personal assistant to plan attending a game or watching one on television. Aussie born defensive end…Read More