Captain Kieran Foran Has Fresh Start For New Eels

Kieran Foran thinks that there is nowhere to go but up when he returns to Pirtek Stadium this time around. He is captain of the Eels this time for the contest against the Brisbane Broncos for the season opening Round 1 game. In last year’s first round as a member of the Sea Eagles, Foran…

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Punters Slip Into Eels For Premiership

Confidence is high that the Eels will back-up their strong pre-season and be NRL premiership contenders. Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has the Broncos as $5.00 favourites for the title. The Brisbane outfit is the best backed, but the Eels, despite being down the list at $15, are the second best backed side overall – attracting more…

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Bookies Back Tate To Coast To Mayor Victory

Tom Tate’s reign as Gold Coast Mayor looks set to continue at the next council elections according to sportsbet.com.au. The bookie has Tate as the odds on $1.50 favourite to be re-elected. Candidates Jim Wilson ($4.00) and Penny Toland ($7.00) are the only other challengers under double digit odds. Andrew Middleton ($21), Brett Lambert ($21)…

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Online Wagering Good Or Bad – Players Deliberately Losing

Fuel for the debate on whether online wagering is good or bad for sports was made available to the anti-wagering side when it was revealed by the Tennis Integrity Unit that suspect betting incidents on professional tennis’ lowest rung, the Futures circuit, went from 14 in 2012 to 246 in 2015. The increases coincide with…

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AFL Clubs Risking Injury During Hard Competitive Training

AFL clubs walk a fine line between getting competitive training and risking injuries to key players in training and warm-up play. Collingwood will be without the services on Jamie Elliott at forward for at least a month, which in all probability will cause him to sit out the club’s Round 1 game against Sydney. The…

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Denver Quarterback Peyton Manning Facing Criticism Re Behaviour In 90’s

As if he were not already suspect for his profession of liking Budweiser after winning the Super Bowl, Denver quarterback Peyton Manning is now dealing with allegations that he was naughty back in the 1990s while a student at the University of Tennessee. Six former female students of the college have filed a lawsuit for…

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Winx Favourite To Make It Four Major Wins In Chipping Norton Stakes

Winx will again be in the red when she attempts to claim her fourth Group 1 win in Saturday’s Chipping Norton Stakes. Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has opened the super mare as a $1.40 favourite for the Randwick race. Winx is tackling a strong field, which includes Hartnell ($6.00), Boban and Hauraki, who are both $7.00….

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Astern Making A Case In Up Coming Golden Slipper

Astern is making a case for being one to watch in the upcoming Golden Slipper, maintaining his unbeaten record and winning in fine fashion for trainer John O’Shea in the recent running of the 1100m Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes at Rosehill. Astern seemed to have plenty in reserve in taking the post. Strong performances…

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Exosphere Not Sparkling Interest In Lightning

Budding superstar Exosphere is struggling to attract support in tomorrow’s Lightning Stakes at Flemington. Exosphere has blown out the gate with online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au finding it hard to write a ticket on the Godolphin three-year-old, who has drifted from $2.25 out to $2.50. Experienced sprinter Chautauqua has firmed from $3.20 into $2.60 and if the…

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Joel Wilkinson AFL Seeking Fortune In National Football League

Joel Wilkinson is another of the AFL gang to seek fame and fortune, let us be honest, primarily fortune, in the National Football League. He will have an Australian ally as he tries to make the Arizona Cardinal’s 53-man roster in ex-Geelong Cats and current Cardinals’ punter Ben Graham. Wilkinson, closer to Jarryd Hayne than…

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