Geelong and Collingwood are a class above the rest The Cats were challenged against the Bulldogs on Saturday whilst the Magpies flexed their muscles on a competitive Saints outfit only hours earlier. If you looked at the final scores you could be forgiven for thinking it was two plain-sailing wins, but both sides were pressed […]Read More Three takeaways from round nine
Melbourne’s season is alive but on life support With 30 seconds left on the clock in their game against the Gold Coast Suns, the Demons trailed by six points and were on the verge of their sixth loss of the season. A goal by Marty Hore shortly after followed to level the scores, before Tom […]Read More Three takeaways from round eight
We can’t trust Port… yet. Following Port Adelaide’s promising start to the season, the build up to their clash versus Collingwood last Friday night was full of anticipation. Most of us knew what we were going to get from the Magpies, who have been impressive in 2019, the main question was whether the Power could […]Read More Three takeaways from round seven
Philadelphia have taken a 2-1 lead in their conference semi-final series against the Toronto Raptors, with Joel Embiid steering the 76ers to a 116-95 blowout win over the Raptors at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Embiid posted a double-double, collecting 33 points along with 10 rebounds; Australian Ben Simmons put up 10 points with […]Read More 76ers take ascendency, Rockets in trouble: Playoff snapshot
There will always be booing whether we like it or not The louder the uproar, the louder the boos. That seemed to be the case when Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley addressed a raucous MCG crowd on Thursday following Essendon and Collingwood’s Anzac Day contest. Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury thanked both sides of the MCG crowd […]Read More Three takeaways from round six
The Bombers are starting to look like the team many thought they would be Following a gloomy 0-2 start to the year, all roads led to Essendon when it came to which club was under the most pressure early on this season. Coach John Worsfold was under the spotlight, and there was criticism of effort […]Read More Three takeaways from round five
The run for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award is well and truly in full swing; with the main contenders for this season’s award almost safely narrowed down to three. Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden and Paul George have all had outstanding season’s for their teams; and their teams remain heavily in playoff calculations. All three […]Read More Who possesses the most convincing case for MVP?
We’ve completed the all-star break and the Boston Celtics are no closer to knowing if Kyrie Irving is staying or leaving come the end of the season. A lot has happened since Irving publicly announced his intentions to stay in Boston at a fan event back in October, telling the crowd, “If you guys will […]Read More Can the Celtics manage if they lose Kyrie Irving?
Will the Demons take the next step in 2019? It feels like it’s taken an eternity, but after finally playing finals for the first time since 2006, Melbourne enter a season poised to be a genuine threat in the premiership race. 2018 saw the Demons finish fifth, win two finals against Geelong and Hawthorn at […]Read More Five talking points ahead of the 2019 AFL season
It took some time but finally the Australian selectors made a decision that the majority of cricket fans could agree with; making the last minute decision to bring New South Wales batsmen Kurtis Patterson into the test squad to face Sri Lanka. It would seem only natural that a batsmen who scored two hundreds (157 […]Read More Australian selectors get one right