Month: October 2017

Australia and New Zealand National Rugby Sides to Meet in Japan

Will the third Bledisloe Cup Test in 2018 be a series decider, or will it be another dead rubber like the face-saver that the Wallabies salvaged in 2017? More chance the former than the latter, but the All Blacks will take the match to Japan next year, reportedly just prior…Read More

Folau Break and Good Timing Open Door for Karmichael Hunt

The decision by Israel Folau to take a spell from the game has opened a window of opportunity for Karmichael Hunt, who has had only three chances to wear the Wallabies jersey in the Test arena. He has played rugby for three seasons, but untimely injuries and the struggles by…Read More

NFL-er Chris Long Donates Entire Salary to Worthy Causes

Amidst all the stories of athletes behaving badly, it is almost a man-bites-dog scenario when we encounter one that is standing tall, mainly because that sort of thing rarely receives the attention in the media that some sort of bizarre off-field incident receives. Yet, it does not take too much…Read More

Surf’s Up in Tokyo for 2020 Summer Olympics Good News for Aussies

The Tokyo Summer Olympic Games are still well above two years in the future, but it is never too early to begin planning, according to the all-time most successful surfer in Australian history, Layne Beachley. We cannot resist mentioning what a great name Beachley is for a surfer, if only…Read More

Postecoglou Evasive Regarding Future Socceroos Coaching Plans

The fate of Socceroos Coach Ange Postecoglou has been a hot topic in the Australian soccer world of late, but Postecoglou himself has not been willing to divulge any details, preferring to remain enigmatic on the subject. He has been saying that he will be out of contract following the…Read More

Supercars Season Competition Tightens as Whincup Moves Ahead

Scott McLaughlin turned adversity into opportunity, winning the Gold Coast 600 race of the Supercars series after starting from 13th on the grid. No Gold Coast 600 winner has ever started further back. It was a team effort in the truest sense of the word. McLaughlin had a superbly prepared…Read More

Watts to supply Power to Port Adelaide through 2020

Jack Watts is off to the Port Adelaide Power from the Melbourne Demons, but former Dee Garry Lyon expressed the view that Watts will never reach his full potential at Port. Watts might, however, stand a better chance at a longer season, given past history. The Dees sent Watts off…Read More

Brisbane Roar Finally Welcomes Eric Bautheac to A-League

It is not generally thought that getting out of France is all that daunting of a prospect, but Eric Bautheac and the Brisbane Roar of the A-League might beg to differ. The Roar disclosed over a month ago that they had secured the services of Bautheac and they had hoped…Read More

Australian MotoGP to Occupy Phillip Island this Weekend

Jorge Lorenzo has been racing motor scooters since at least 2004, when he stood on the podium for a 125cc event at Phillips Island. One of his main rivals was Casey Stoner, who would go on to be declared the de facto king of the island, winning six MotoGP races…Read More