The Scout: NBA Finals Game 2

Boston Celtics @ Golden State Warriors Boston claimed first blood in the NBA Finals after Golden State blew a 12 point fourth quarter lead in Game 1, going down 120-108 following a late Celtics blitz. It was the Warriors first home loss of the postseason and a loss that heaps… Read More

Digby Beacham’s AFL Preview: Round 12

FRIDAY Western Bulldogs v Geelong, Marvel Stadium, 5.50pm How much speed can the Western Bulldogs put on the ball for this encounter? And how much system are they likely to need  going forward in order not to play into the hands of Geelong? Those are pertinent questions as you try… Read More

The Scout: NBA Finals Game 1

Boston Celtics @ Golden State Warriors Game 1 one of the NBA Finals will tip off in San Francisco with the Golden State Warriors hosting the Boston Celtics. The Warriors not only have home-court advantage, but an extra three days rest following their comfortable 4-1 Western Conference Finals win over… Read More

Digby Beacham’s AFL Preview: Round 11

FRIDAY Sydney v Richmond, SCG, 5.50pm The time is fast approaching where Sydney need to make a stand. The same applied to Richmond a month ago and they have since peeled off four straight wins, albeit against opponents unlikely to feature in finals. The Swans have had their issues over… Read More

The Scout: Champions League Final

Liverpool vs Real Madrid These two giants of European football met in the Champions League Final back in 2018 with Real Madrid emerging 3-1 victors in a controversial affair. Liverpool will be hoping for redemption four years later and enter the match as favourites to do so. Despite a 3-1… Read More

The Scout: A-League Grand Final

Melbourne City vs Western United After a turbulent COVID-19 affected season, the A-League Grand Final has arrived with minor premiers Melbourne City hosting Western United. Melbourne City have been the best team all season finishing with 14 wins, seven draws and five losses, four points clear of Western United back… Read More

Jonathan Cook’s World Game Wrap-Up

City dig in for title They have a constellation of stars, but it was one of Manchester City’s unsung heroes, Ilkay Gundogan, who provided the crucial contribution on a dramatic final day of the season against Aston Villa. On as a second-half substitute, the German international scored twice as City… Read More

Digby Beacham’s AFL Preview: Round 10

FRIDAY Carlton v Sydney, Marvel Stadium, 5.50pm Over a long period of time under John Longmire, Sydney have shown they can beat you in a lot of ways. It is very early in the second coming of Michael Voss as a senior coach, but his Carlton outfit has shown it… Read More

The Scout: EPL Week 38

Brentford vs Leeds United Brentford (11th) can be extremely proud of their efforts this season, exceeding all expectations and looking every bit a staple of the Premier League for years to come. Leeds (18th) need points here to give themselves any chance at avoiding relegation, but have not won a… Read More

The Scout: A-League Semi-Finals

Melbourne Victory vs Western United Melbourne Victory scored a 1-0 win in the first leg against Western United off the back of a Jake Brimmer goal. Western United must now push the pace of the game and look for goals in this elimination semi-final. Western United will implement a similar… Read More