The Australian Rugby League as it was known at the time placed a team in Perth in 1994 and it was essentially the super league war that killed the franchise among travel costs and dwindling crowds . Now is the time to start preparing now to add a team in Perth in the medium term by 2030.Read More
One could argue the merits and demerits of free agency until the cows come home but you cannot argue against the excitement created within the league and the intense focus of fan interest in the game during the trade deadline week. The media attention and fan interest during the first week of February is traditionally owned and dominated solely by the Superbowl circus as the NFL rolls into the host city. However if you were to use twitter mentions and trends as the metric, that limelight was unceremoniously stolen from them by the NBA’s trade week.Read More
Ben Barba's recent actions in the alleged domestic violence incident are indefensible.
That is, one cannot defend those actions, nor feel sorry for a guy who has multiple chances. This is also a serious problem in this country and to feel any sympathy for Barba and his career is a slap in the face for any human being who has suffered from domestic violence.
Okay … Well with the National Rugby League pre-season in full swing it is time to start compiling The Unsportsmen’s guide to Training The House Down: NRL Redemption Stories - a collection of snippets, articles, tweets et al of all NRL players who are returning from injury or a horror season like Bryce Cartwright, players running off the Christmas pud and the famed off-season muscle tracker.Read More
It is mid-December and after a creaky, groaning start to the summer of sport it is picking up momentum, the engines are gaining speed
The Big Bash League around the corner we are set to go into overdrive which means it is time for ‘The Weekend Shout’. A tongue-in-cheek look at the big storylines in Australian sport.Read More