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The Scout: EPL Week 5

Aston Villa vs Everton Everton (4th) will be hoping to extend their unbeaten start to the Premier League season when they travel to Aston Villa (12th) on Saturday. The Toffees have made an excellent start with new manager Rafa Benitez, picking up three wins and one draw from their opening… Read More

The World Game Wrap-Up

Salah reaches 100-goal milestone The champions of 2020 are purring again and threatening a return to the top of the English Premier League pile. Liverpool’s sweeping aside of Leeds United should not be dismissed as just another victory for Jurgen Klopp’s men. Leeds are not yet hitting the high notes… Read More

The Scout: EPL Week 4

Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Crystal Palace (14th) take on London rivals Tottenham (1st) at Selhurst Park in a derby that is shaping up to be quite one sided. The Eagles have been yet to find a win in the Premier League this season with two draws and a loss while… Read More

The Weekly A-Z

Image: Hamilton Content Creators A – ABOUT FACE Lachie Neale was in the headlines all week and it seemed the intense focus, indeed the savage fallout, from his proposed reunion with Fremantle, proved too much. To put it simply, he blinked. Don’t think for one moment that the reigning Brownlow… Read More

Digby Beacham’s AFL Preview: Preliminary Finals

FRIDAY Melbourne v Geelong, Optus Stadium, 5.50pm Soon after the final siren sounded last Friday night, the discussion started. Geelong wouldn’t be able to get within a bull’s roar of Melbourne in the preliminary final. It made sense given minor premiers Melbourne would hit the clash full of beans after… Read More

The Scout: NFL Week 1

Tampa Bay @ Dallas Cowboys The Buccaneers kick-off their Super Bowl defense with a blockbuster against the Dallas Cowboys, albeit a Cowboys side with multiple starters missing. Tom Brady returns with a powerhouse Buccaneers outfit who didn’t lose a single key player from last season. The Cowboys have had six… Read More

The Scout: NFL Season Preview

SUPER BOWL WINNER Buffalo Bills @ $13* The Buffalo Bills come into the 2021/22 NFL season off the back of a super-impressive 20/21 campaign that saw them win 13 of 16 games, before ultimately going down to the Chiefs in the AFC Championship Game. The Bills are an offensive powerhouse… Read More

The Weekly A-Z

A – AUSSIE INVASION It might be a stretch to declare two Australians playing key roles for the Philadelphia Eagles in week one of the NFL season an invasion, but it’s certainly worth mentioning. Giant Sydneysider Jordan Mailata has been given the nod at left tackle, where his No.1 job… Read More

Digby Beacham’s AFL Preview: Semi Finals

FRIDAY Geelong v GWS, Optus Stadium, 5.50pm Is it as simple as week two of the finals equating to a ferocious Geelong response? It remains to be seen, but certainly Geelong on the rebound in September has in the past been a good formula following a poor opening post-season outing…. Read More

AFL Power Rankings: Finals Week 1

1. MELBOURNE Last week: 1 There is nothing more they can do to prove their legitimacy. Had Brisbane on the hop from the outset. Do a lot of things a lot of the time. As a result, are perfectly placed to advance to the grand final. 2. PORT ADELAIDE Last… Read More