Month: June 2016

Stay or Go? Ricciardo Move from Red Bull to Ferrari

The speculation that Daniel Ricciardo will move from Team Red Bull to provide his F1 driving services to Ferrari keep springing back to life. Ferrari is contemplating a move that would result in the retirement of Kimi Faikkonen at the end of the 2016 F1 Grand Prix season, which means that they will need someone…

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Stosur Advances Groth Out at Wimbledon

The first day of The Championships at the All England Tennis Club in Great Britain proved productive for one Australian, not so much for another. Samantha Stosur, playing some of her best tennis in quite some time, getting past Poland’s Magda Linette in straight sets 7 – 5 6 – 3 and will next face…

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Tigers Beat Lions Handily 17.15 (117) – 11.9 (75)

It is hard to silence critics, apparently, because they never stop the yammering. A recent AFL game betwixt the Richmond Tigers and the hapless Brisbane Lions was anything but a “Lions and Tigers, Oh My!” affair. (Sorry to misquote you, Dorothy Gale, but we have never been to Kansas) So, the talking heads feel the…

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Crows Fly Roos Drown in Boggy Adelaide Oval

The Adelaide Crows, already moving into the home run to the finals with a remaining schedule against predominantly bottom-rung teams, saw their prospects of a top-four finish leap upward when they sent the visiting Kangaroos back to North Melbourne with a loss. A rain-soaked Adelaide Oval made kicking accuracy hard to come by for the…

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Maroons Take State Of Origin Victory with 26 – 16 Win Over Blues

The Queensland Maroons won State or Origin II, following up their win in the first game over the New South Wales Blues. Maroon winger Dane Gagai scored a brace of tries. He scored the only try in the first half before adding two more in the second. Good performances were turned in by Darius Boyd,…

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Ricciardo Drops Back in European Grand Prix

After starting second on the grid for the European Grand Prix in Azerbaijan’s first F1 Grand Prix, hard-luck story Daniel Ricciardo of Team Red Bull wound up a disappointing seventh. About the only positive he was able to extract from the frustrating day was that he was able to pass a Mercedes powered car driven…

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Tomic and Kyrgios Bury Hatchet Hewitt Un-Retires to Play Wimbledon

Bernard Tomic made it all the way through to the semi-finals before bowing out to Canadian Milos Raonic 6 – 4 6 – 4 in the Queen’s Club lead-up to the Wimbledon Championships. Tomic has a reputation of being highly proficient at the lawn version of tennis, which is slowly going the way of the…

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Ricciardo Moves Up in Starting Grid for European Grand Prix

Thanks to good or bad fortune, Daniel Ricciardo will start on the front row for the European Grand Prix. Ricciardo’s good fortune was bad for Lewis Hamilton, who crashed out during the qualifying session, leaving teammate and pole qualifier Nico Rosberg of Team Mercedes alone at the front. Current world champion Hamilton had what could…

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Hayne Says That Leaving NRL Sooner Would Have Made Him Prime NFLer

Never one to fear being accused of vacillating, Jarryd Hayne is now on record having said that he should have left the NRL sooner to pursue his dream of playing in the NFL. The reality of the entire scenario was that Hayne’s prospects of securing a roster spot on the San Francisco 49ers were roughly…

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