There was disappointment for the Warriors in their first game of the 2014 campaign, and a lot of work to do for the Kiwis if they want to bounce straight back to winning ways against Illawarra on Saturday night. They’ve more than got the players to do just that, of course, and they’re the strong Read the rest of this entry »favourites going into the game. There might be Read more »
There will be no shortage of feeling when GWS and the Swans meet on Saturday night for the first time in the season proper, with the memory of a 40-point win by Sydney still fresh in the minds of fans, players and coaches alike. The Swans were arguably missing some key players for the NAB Challenge win over their cross-town rivals, and they had Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
We’re into the final hundred days before the World Cup in Brazil kicks off and all the TV cameras on the planet are pointed in that direction (that’s how it feels, anyway, with these tournaments) – there are 95 days, in fact, between now and Australia’s first game, against Chile at Cuiaba. The stadium might Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
The NRL is off to a great start, with the pace of the action up, some compelling games involving more than the usual number of powerful comebacks, and a couple of results that shake things up early on. The only thing that we weren’t altogether happy with in the first round was Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
The Dockers are the Read the rest of this entry »favourites to open their 2014 account with a win over Collingwood, and much of the burden for those good-looking odds will fall on the broad shoulders of Freemantle ruckman Aaron Sandilands. With the ink still drying on a new contract, Sandilands will be a happy man – and even more so if Read more »
Sydney Swans will be looking for the best possible start to their 2014 campaign, and, looking at the fixtures list for the first month or so, it’s possible that the Swans could be sitting on five wins from their first five games come the middle of April. There’s a feeling that Sydney are right in the running for a grand final spot at the very least this season, and they will be relishing the chance to run out in the ‘Battle of the Bridge’ to get their season off to the best possible start. The Swans are Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
The new NRL season kicks off tonight, and if you’re anything like us, you’re really starting to feel the anticipation. Your team will be in action this week, and there’s markers to be laid down for the season by more than a few sides – the teams expected to be competing in the finals come the season end just as much as Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
The Rising Star is an award that’s well worth keeping an eye on over the course of the season, as the youngsters coming up through the ranks battle it out for the coveted medal. And it’s not just a Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
The bookies can’t separate the Dragons and the Tigers for their first meeting in 2014, and it looks like it’ll be a cracker! Even better, it’s just one of the great games in the early draw for this season, and there a second game to enjoy on Sunday night, plus another on Monday when the Sharks and the Titans run out to start their 2014 campaigns.
Neither the Dragons nor the Tigers had 2013 seasons that Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
The new NRL season kicks off on Thursday night when the Rabbitohs and the Roosters reignite their rivalry, but we’ve got one eye on Saturday the 8th, which is shaping up to be a great night of NRL action. There’s three games to look forward to, and all the odds and the betting markets you’ll need are waiting for you right now on Sportsbet – so why not have a look through those, and make Saturday even more interesting?
First up on the 8th is Read the rest of this entry »Read more »