Month: April 2018

Sixers and Simmons Prove Lethal to Miami Heat in NBA Playoffs

Rookie NBA sensation Aussie Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers have sent the cold Miami Heat packing from the 2017 – 2018 NBA playoffs with a 104 – 91 game five win to take the series four games to one. The Sixers now await their next opponent in the second…Read More

Will They or Will They not Play Pink-Ball Test in Adelaide

The day-night pink ball Test in Adelaide is not quite dead just yet, as it appears that India is playing a similar fixture against West Indies. Convincing the Indians will be the task of Cricket Australia Chief James Sutherland. He will be engaged in some intense lobbying efforts at the…Read More

Round 5 of AFL Premiership Competition Offers Some Nice Ones

Round 5 of the Toyota 2018 AFL Premiership competitionwill get underway soon and this week’s seems to be far superior to last in terms of games with the potential of providing some gripping outcomes. Looking at the Round 5 fixture, the one that seems to offer a lot of promise…Read More

Reds Recall George Smith to Further Cause Against Chiefs

The Queensland Reds of the Super Rugby League competition have gone to the length of recalling Wallabies great George Smith in a quest to beat one of the New Zealand teams on Saturday night at Suncorp Stadium. A victory would be the first in two years, in other words, not…Read More

Broncos Might Find Out if Bird Can Fly for Halves

Brisbane Broncos recruit jack Bird has been training with the halves, as the status of Kodi Nikorima for the upcoming match with the unbeaten New Zealand Warriors is uncertain. Bringing Bird into action against one of the top teams in the Telstra 2018 NRL Premiership competition seems like a trial…Read More

RA Annual Report Paints Grim Picture for Future of Super Rugby

Bleeding money is a tough way to earn a living and Rugby Australia is bleeding profusely, according to recently released figures. RA lost $7.5 million in 2017 as reported in the annual report. Axing the Western Force was a costly proposition, but it seemed as though the Force was having…Read More

Melbourne Storm Becalmed in First Fifth of 2018 NRL Season

Premiership hangovers do not only affect AFL teams, such as the Western Bulldogs, who by the way, have broken their Toyota 2018 AFL Premiership competition duck with a sold win over the Essendon Bombers in Round 3, but they can also be an issue for NRL teams as well, as…Read More

Four Aussies Qualify for Play in 2018 Masters Beginning Tomorrow

In somewhat similar, though perhaps not quite as spectacular a fashion, Australian professional golfer Jason Day has drawn a marquee group for the first round of the 2018 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. One of his partners for the first round is Bubba Watson, who won the tournament in…Read More