Demons snap out of their form slump

Coming off three consecutive losses and with a top-eight berth in the balance, Melbourne simply had to win this match against an injury-depleted Fremantle in Darwin. A loss would have jeopardised the Demons’ prospects of playing finals for the first time since Neale Daniher was coach, back in 2006, and predictably they played with urgency and determination. The Demons ground […]

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Breust blitz has Hawks in line for finals return

Hawthorn unleashed an old-fashioned premiership-quarter burst with seven unanswered goals to stun the Western Bulldogs and set sail for a return to finals football. The third-quarter charge was led by the skipper Jarryd Roughead, who overcame a quiet first half to dominate the first 10 minutes after half-time. Luke Breust feasted in the Hawthorn forward line. During that period he […]

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All you need to know ahead of Chester vs Liverpool

Liverpool will kick off their pre-season campaign with a friendly against Chester FC. A sell-out crowd is expected at the Swansway Chester Stadium on Saturday despite the game clashing with England’s World Cup quarter-final match against Sweden. Discussions took place to bring the game forward but it proved logistically impossible. Fans might want to press record on their TVs as […]

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How can the ACT Brumbies stay alive in the Super Rugby finals race?

The ACT Brumbies scored the last 14 points against the Waikato Chiefs, but it wasn't enough to rocket them into a finals position. They are, however, still alive in Super Rugby. STAYIN' ALIVE Brumbies players and staff might be bleary-eyed when they return to Canberra after needing the Cape Town Stormers to beat the Durban Sharks in the early hours […]

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