BEATING STORM ON HOME GROUND ON ANZAC DAY NOT PERMISSIBLE

When a botched call by a referee determines the outcome of a game, everyone feels cheated, even the winning side will have questions about the manner of the victory, whether they were deserving, etcetera. The losing side and its supporters, well, their reaction is obvious and mainly justified. The Melbourne Storm were the recipients of…

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AFL ROUND 6 RESULTS FAVOUR FAVOURITE BACKERS

Round 6 of the Toyota 2019 AFL Premiership competition has been completed. The thing that jumped out was that most of the games were pretty lopsided; at least that is how they were when the final siren sounded. Richmond is beginning to live up to expectations. We expected them to beat the Dees, but despite…

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FIRST ROUND OF NBA PLAYOFFS FIND TOP SEEDS ADVANCING OR ABOUT TO

Form is beginning to take hold in the 2018 – 2019 NBA playoffs, as the top seeds are beginning to demonstrate the reasons they worked so hard during the regular season. The Boston Celtics hold the only sweep at the moment, but the Golden State Warriors, who inexplicably gave a game away to the Los…

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BETTS BREAKS GOAL DUCK WITH MAJOR ECLIPSE OF THE SUNS

In any of the recent AFL seasons, Adelaide beating Gold Coast would not be much of a story. The shift in the early going of the Toyota 2019 AFL Premiership competition, however, finds Gold Coast doing pretty well, much improved, while the Crows languish on the bottom rungs. The story of the season to this…

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AFL ROUND FOUR DEMONSTRATES PARITY OF COMPETITION

No further proof of the equality of the Toyota 2019 AFL Premiership competition is needed beyond the fact that at the conclusion of four rounds, there are no longer any unbeaten clubs. GWS did just enough to beat the Geelong Cats on the Cats’ ground, with a 79 – 75 win. As we have seen…

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