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NSW Waratahs magic makes this tragic see the light ... testify - The Age
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 03:20:10 GMT

NSW Waratahs magic makes this tragic see the light ... testify
The Age
For well over a decade in these parts we have seen rugby in general and the Waratahs specifically, drift away into a morass of collapsed scrums, uselessly kicked balls and gutting defeats, while AFL, NRL and even the A-League rose inexorably. Crowds ...

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The whistle blowers - Sydney Morning Herald
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:05:35 GMT

Sydney Morning Herald

The whistle blowers
Sydney Morning Herald
Of the four Australian football codes, the A-League is the baby: next season the competition turns 10, and while attendance and viewing rates are growing, it's still a distant fourth to the NRL, AFL and Super Rugby. Accordingly, none of the A-League's ...


An insurance proposal for the NRL - The Roar
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:59:00 GMT

An insurance proposal for the NRL
The Roar
Firstly, let's remember that the Australian Rugby Union has a compulsory insurance scheme in place already (as do the AFL and A-League). Gow Gates Insurance provides the ARU with basic cover, protecting players and officials from personal injury costs, ...

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Alex McKinnon would have received up to three times the insurance payout if he ... - The Daily Telegraph
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:16:28 GMT

Alex McKinnon would have received up to three times the insurance payout if he ...
The Daily Telegraph
And in the AFL, a code with far fewer collisions than rugby league, players also have access to $1 million in permanent disability cover — with a full payout for both quadriplegia and paraplegia. In the NRL, however, injured leaguies ... FFA: A-League ...

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Demand for live sport drives viewers to new media - Sydney Morning Herald
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:25:44 GMT

Sydney Morning Herald

Demand for live sport drives viewers to new media
Sydney Morning Herald
Meanwhile, the AFL, NRL, A League and V8 Supercars offer live streams for subscribers outside Australia – or at least who appear to be outside Australia – without the need for a full pay TV subscription. The issue of tapping into foreign sports ...


Medicare change leaves sports teams with hefty medical bills - The Australian Financial Review
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:04:49 GMT

Medicare change leaves sports teams with hefty medical bills
The Australian Financial Review
If that situation is replicated across the 18 AFL clubs, 16 NRL teams and A-League football, state and national cricket and Super Rugby clubs, the combined cost – and savings to the federal government – would run into hundreds of thousands and ...

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Waratahs could help improve rugby's popularity in Sydney with Super Rugby title - The Daily Telegraph
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:18:45 GMT

Waratahs could help improve rugby's popularity in Sydney with Super Rugby title
The Daily Telegraph
While the other members of the footballing alphabet soup – NRL, AFL, FFA - worked hard at the grassroots to grow or at least maintain support, rugby sat back in a leather armchair and smoked a pipe, deluded by the belief its big-end-of-town benefactors ...


St George Illawarra Dragons' bid for Wayne Bennett may rely on NRL's own money - Sydney Morning Herald
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 05:52:30 GMT

Sydney Morning Herald

St George Illawarra Dragons' bid for Wayne Bennett may rely on NRL's own money
Sydney Morning Herald
FFA chief executive David Gallop recently floated the possibility of a southern Sydney team that could play at Cronulla, Kogarah and Wollongong, while WIN Stadium will next month host a training camp and warm-up match for the A-League All Stars team to ...
Wayne's second coming not foolproof for DragonsIllawarra Mercury

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NRL draw keeps things clear for Alessandro Del Piero's last stand - Sydney Morning Herald
Date: Fri, 04 Jul 2014 08:00:21 GMT

Sydney Morning Herald

NRL draw keeps things clear for Alessandro Del Piero's last stand
Sydney Morning Herald
Alessandro Del Piero and the A-League All Stars will be given free rein in the build-up to the NRL's finals series, with no rugby league matches scheduled in Sydney on the same weekend Italian club Juventus play in the city. Only a month out from the ...

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BLK goes into soccer with Newcastle Jets - Goal.com
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2014 09:05:41 GMT

Goal.com

BLK goes into soccer with Newcastle Jets
Goal.com
BLK has relationships with clubs in the National Rugby League (NRL), Australian Football League (AFL) and Super Rugby, but its partnership with the Jets is its first with a professional soccer club. “From our first interaction we have been extremely ...

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