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  • Robbo on defensive Dees & Whateley

    Melbourne coach Paul Roos will not make any drastic changes to his ultra defensive game plan before he hands the team over to Simon Goodwin, says Mark Robinson.

  • Hawks gettable if Buddy returned: Denham

    Greg Denham believes that Hawthorn would be less likely to win a third successive premiership if star forward Lance Franklin returned to his old side this season.

  • If Cats land three, contenders: Tim Watson

    If Geelong were somehow able to lure their three main recruiting targets this year they would immediately become premiership contenders, says Tim Watson.

  • England on brink of crushing victory

    For the second time in consecutive days Australia has failed to adjust to a challenging match situation and thus tonight faces almost certain defeat.

  • Schwarz sick of negative Dees footy

    The boring and negative style of football being played by Melbourne must stop very soon because fans are tired of watching the same defensive struggle every week, says David Schwarz.

  • Jon Ralph stings Steve Smith disciples

    The cricket fans that have been quick to even consider Steve Smith as one of the best ever batsmen should take a breath and properly consider history, says Jon Ralph.

  • Craddock: Australia can't afford to lose Rogers

    Leading cricket scribe Robert Craddock says Australia will desperately miss Opening batsman Chris Rogers if he follows through on his promise to retire following the Ashes series.

  • KB's Take: Time for Australia to wake up on Goodes issue

    The fact that Adam Goodes is considering retirement as a result of booing is a blight on the game. Richmond legend Kevin Bartlett says it's time for a large section of the Australian public to wake up to the issue.

  • Anderson annihilates Aussies

    “Oh, Jimmy, Jimmy! Jimmy, Jimmy, Jimmy, Jimmy Anderson” That was the catchcry reverberating around Edgbaston as the fast bowler ripped through an Australian lineup resembling unrefrigerated butter

  • How to retire without regret

    Many footballers find it hard to call time on their careers. Here’s Nathan Burke's guide to how it should be done.

  • Why the game needs heroes

    The best way to restore the AFL’s appeal is to encourage the power forwards and market them effectively.

  • Goodes granted leave

    Swans superstar Adam Goodes has been granted leave by the club and will not take his place in this Saturday’s match against the Crows at the SCG.