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NRL grand final 2016: Night no time to play biggest game of year - The Australian
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:19:14 GMT

The Australian

NRL grand final 2016: Night no time to play biggest game of year
The Australian
AFL grand final? Daytime. A-League grand final? Daytime. Last year's scintillating Netball World Cup final? Daytime. The blistering ANZ Championship grand final? The Melbourne Cup? Daytime. English FA Cup final? Daytime, although fans still dislike the ...
Tony Smith: Why NZ shouldn't stage a NRL grand final - 'it's not fair on the fans'Stuff.co.nz

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Making a mark: the shared heritage of the World Game and Australia's game - InDaily
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:16:40 GMT

InDaily

Making a mark: the shared heritage of the World Game and Australia's game
InDaily
As we count down to the AFL (and NRL) Grand Final, and the start of a new A-League season, Paul Marcuccitti ponders why football codes leave fans so divided. After all, as he explains in part one of a two-part essay, they were all spawned from a shared ...

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Rugby league paying price for lack of expansion courage - The Australian
Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2016 14:05:44 GMT

Rugby league paying price for lack of expansion courage
The Australian
Look at Sydney FC and the Western Sydney Wanderers in the A-League. Rugby league needs more Cowboys. ... Two vast audiences. Most of Sydney. Most of Adelaide. League might have the better product but the AFL has the vastly superior model. The AFL had ...

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When sporting franchises attempt to jump codes - Inside Sport
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 03:20:18 GMT

Inside Sport

When sporting franchises attempt to jump codes
Inside Sport
Can you imagine a sporting world where Rugby League supremo Phil Gould would be leading an A-League football club? Or how ... Had the Panthers been successful in their bid, it wouldn't have been the first time the NRL infiltrated football in Australia.


Storm trooper Cooper Cronk and Hawthorn — two class acts - The Australian
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:12:36 GMT

Storm trooper Cooper Cronk and Hawthorn — two class acts
The Australian
I'm talking about Cooper Cronk for Melbourne and AFL club Hawthorn. Everybody knows the essential things about Cooper, but playing ... I know among the hierarchy of the AFL and NRL they want to see premierships spread around a bit — it's good for ...

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Intrigue around Dogs AFL grand final plans - Wide World of Sports
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:15:42 GMT

Wide World of Sports

Intrigue around Dogs AFL grand final plans
Wide World of Sports
But football boss Chris Grant said match-up concerns had also been a factor in the former Hawk's omission. Before that revelation Suckling's inclusion in the grand final team had been thought of as a given if he was able to prove his fitness. "It's ...

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Australian PM's league XIII belt PNG 58-0 - Wide World of Sports
Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:21:56 GMT

Wide World of Sports

Australian PM's league XIII belt PNG 58-0
Wide World of Sports
Greg Inglis, Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson have warmed up for Australia's Four Nations rugby league campaign, each scoring try doubles in the PM XIII's 58-0 defeat of Papua New Guinea. In oppressive heat before a full house at the National Football ...

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Bevo salutes Dogs ahead of AFL grand final - Wide World of Sports
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:12:09 GMT

Wide World of Sports

Bevo salutes Dogs ahead of AFL grand final
Wide World of Sports
"I'm thanking everyone who's supported my role but the most important people at the football club are the players and what they've been able to do, for a pretty young group ... they've saved some of their absolute best for now." For Bulldogs fans old ...

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GWS are on the verge of history, yet where is the love? - Inside Sport
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 03:14:26 GMT

Inside Sport

GWS are on the verge of history, yet where is the love?
Inside Sport
With more focus on the preliminary finals in the NRL, even without a Western Sydney team featuring, as well as the commotion surrounding the bumper Round 1 Sydney Derby for the A-League in a few weeks time, it's easy to understand why the Giants aren't ...

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McGregor mocks Alvarez with some help from a friend - Wide World of Sports
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:03:56 GMT

McGregor mocks Alvarez with some help from a friend
Wide World of Sports
The glitz and glamour of Brownlow night. Patrick Dangerfield may have walked away with 'Charlie' but it was the wives and girlfriends of the players that stole the show again on the AFL's night of nights.

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