• SPORT
    NRL must expand competition to include PNG Hunters

    MATTHEW Johns says the PNG Hunters must be a part of the NRL and will revolutionise the game like the West Indies did for cricket in the 1980s. MATTHEW Johns says the NRL is going down the wrong path in terms of expansion and the Papua New Guinea Hunters must be the next team to […]

  • SPORT
    Tiger Army in sight of dream premiership

    RICHMOND 4.3 5.7 11.11 15.13 (103) GREATER WESTERN SYDNEY 3.3 5.6 6.10 9.13 (67) Goals: Richmond: D Rioli 4 D Martin 3 D Butler 2 J Caddy J Castagna J Riewoldt J Townsend K Lambert S Edwards. Greater Western Sydney: H Himmelberg 4 C Ward 3 J Kelly J Patton BEST: Richmond: Rioli, Cotchin, Martin, Rance, Lambert, Nankervis. GWS: Ward, Davis, Scully, Kelly, Patton, Himmelberg ​Umpires: Shaun […]

  • SPORT
    Sea Eagles sack assistant coach Willie Peters over fight

    Manly have sacked assistant coach Willie Peters after an altercation with the club’s high-performance director Dan Ferris. Peters, a former South Sydney and St George Illawarra halfback, was involved in a fight with Ferris outside a pub in The Rocks on Wednesday night. The pair were spoken to by police, with Peters issued with an […]

  • SPORT
    Kurtenbach: Penn’s new Raiders deal is a rarity — a win-win

    Terrible offensive line play seems to be the norm — not the exception — around the NFL these days. The state of offensive line play league-wide is so poor that it’s being called an epidemic. The Raiders are not part of the growing list of teams with poor pass protection and scarcely created running lanes […]

  • SPORT
    Naming The 2017 AFL All-Rookie Team

    2017 has seen quite a number of fresh faces make their debut for their respective clubs – over 90 players to be precise. Last year I wrote about which debutants from 2016 could make a team of 22, and today on Bulldogs Centre, I’m bringing it back, as I name my 2017 AFL All-Rookie Team, […]

  • SPORT
    CATS : We are not dead yet, write us off at your peril

    The football world had underestimated Geelong all year and had now jumped off the Cats too quickly after one bad final, Geelong president Colin Carter said, issuing a warning that his Cats were “not dead yet”. Adopting the terminology of the stock market, Carter said the Cats had been “over-sold” in reaction to the loss […]

  • SPORT
    The question the Cats must ask themselves before facing the Swans

    Geelong’s greatest challenge on Friday night is not the dimensions of the MCG, or even Buddy Franklin, but instead their state of mind. For the Cats, this game is all above the shoulders. Chris Scott said on Wednesday if his side went into the match thinking they needed to “pick themselves up off the canvas” they might […]