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Rugby's struggle for relevance - and unlikely grassroots revival - The Sydney Morning Herald
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2018 14:01:29 GMT

The Sydney Morning Herald

Rugby's struggle for relevance - and unlikely grassroots revival
The Sydney Morning Herald
After driving rugby's popularity to unprecedented heights, he went on to found the A-League and help awaken the sleeping giant that is football (soccer) from its long Australian slumber. ... We are a very distant fourth behind the AFL, NRL and A-League.".

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A-League needs better marketing and promotion, not cheap gimmicks - The Australian
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:05:42 GMT

The Australian

A-League needs better marketing and promotion, not cheap gimmicks
The Australian
A report yesterday suggests the head body, concerned by dwindling attendances, is looking to embark on a campaign designed to attract more youngsters and families to A-League games this season by providing the controlled letting off of smoke (flares ...


Why soccer is falling behind footy and rugby in Australia - The Conversation AU
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 05:17:24 GMT

The Conversation AU

Why soccer is falling behind footy and rugby in Australia
The Conversation AU
While soccer has a long history in the Australian sporting landscape, most fans readily admit it has never rivalled Rugby League and Australian Rules Football in popularity. But there was a brief period when this wasn't the case. From late 2005, when ...
Van the man: Bert's home town reveals secrets to his successThe Australian
WA's world cup Socceroos star Trent Sainsbury on the girl and game that stole his heartPerthNow
Mr Lebanon: Nabbout flying the flag for his community in RussiaThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Usain Bolt set for trial in Australia's A-League with Central Coast Mariners - The Guardian
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:31:30 GMT

The Guardian

Usain Bolt set for trial in Australia's A-League with Central Coast Mariners
The Guardian
The eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt could be on his way to Australia's A-League. Bolt's agent confirmed on Tuesday the star had agreed to a deal “in principle” with the Central Coast Mariners. “The deal between the Mariners and Usain Bolt ...
Usain Bolt 'in talks' with A-League club Central Coast MarinersFox Sports
Usain Bolt for Central Coast Mariners? Great story, but ludicrousThe Australian
From Michael Jordan to Andrew Johns: seven athletes who jumped way out of their comfort zoneDaily Telegraph

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Australian sporting codes in a fight for dominance - The Roar
Date: Wed, 23 May 2018 17:21:09 GMT

The Roar

Australian sporting codes in a fight for dominance
The Roar
This flood causes all the team sports, and a lot of their fans, to engage in a code war that all deny is taking place. It is a sporting cold war. In the winter months, there is the Australian Football League (AFL), the National Rugby League (NRL) and ...


NRL's proposed New York rugby league Test match is likely to fail - The Guardian
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2018 18:00:26 GMT

The Guardian

NRL's proposed New York rugby league Test match is likely to fail
The Guardian
Perhaps a cross-section of sports-watching Americans could differentiate one “rugby” from another. Dare to dream. That is all admirable, of course, even visionary. Go well, expansionist rugby league. And of course the NRL is up for it, it's just that ...


A-League to borrow NRL's bunker idea for VAR next season - The Guardian
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 05:03:00 GMT

The Guardian

A-League to borrow NRL's bunker idea for VAR next season
The Guardian
Football Federation Australia is taking a leaf from the NRL's book for the A-League, creating a centralised bunker facility for the Video Assistant Referee system. ... O'Rourke said the VAR, which was introduced to the A-League last season, will be ...
Melbourne Victory star Leroy George slams A-League, while dropping stunning transfer revelationFox Sports

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Why are we so worried about attendances? - The Roar
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:49:13 GMT

The Roar

Why are we so worried about attendances?
The Roar
Rugby union battles for acknowledgement in the Australian winter against the all pervasive NRL and AFL, while in the spring and summer, the A-League has run headlong into the cricket, particularly the expanding Big Bash, and ends its season at the ...
Western Bulldogs | AFL trade news, rumours, players and player contracts | Zero HangerZero Hanger

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Sydney pub sparks anger over 'keep calm and slap a bitch' NRL promotion - The Guardian
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:03:49 GMT

The Guardian

Sydney pub sparks anger over 'keep calm and slap a bitch' NRL promotion
The Guardian
On Wednesday night, the hotel launched a promotion on its Facebook page that appeared to mock sports fans who don't know much about rugby league. “Keep calm and slap a bitch as we approach the finals of this years NRL! Live and loud every game,” it ...

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Fifteen A-League expansion bids confirmed on deadline day - The Guardian
Date: Thu, 24 May 2018 23:44:59 GMT

The Guardian

Fifteen A-League expansion bids confirmed on deadline day
The Guardian
Fifteen bidders are officially in the race for two spots in an expanded A-League after aspirants submitted a formal expression of interest in time for Thursday's deadline, leaving Football Federation Australia's hired help Deloitte with the task of ...
15 bidders officially vying for two A-League expansion spotsFox Sports

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