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2015 Rugby World Cup Final Preview: Australia vs New Zealand

2015 Rugby World Cup Final Preview: Australia vs New Zealand

The 2015 Rugby World Cup final will be played out between Australia and New Zealand at Twickenham stadium early Sunday morning, in what will be the first meeting of the fierce rivals on the game’s grandest stage. Plenty expected the All Blacks to reach the 2015 Rugby World Cup final undefeated, and while suffering the…

Japan Stun South Africa At Rugby World Cup

Japan Stun South Africa At Rugby World Cup

The 2015 Rugby World Cup started with a bang on the weekend and the rugby world is still coming to grips with Japan’s upset win over South Africa on Sunday morning.  Japan went into their opening 2015 Rugby Union World Cup game against South Africa at Brighton Community Stadium at a massive quote of $67,…

Wallabies to Make Their Own Luck at 2015 Rugby World Cup

Wallabies to Make Their Own Luck at 2015 Rugby World Cup

The 2015 Rugby World Cup will officially get underway over the weekend; pegging the globe’s 20 best Rugby players against one-another for the sport’s most sought-after piece of silverware. The All Blacks secured their second World Cup on home soil in 2011 and remain clear $2.25 favourites to life the trophy again in 2015, ahead…

The Matilda’s Focused On Olympics Following World Cup Elimination

The Matilda’s Focused On Olympics Following World Cup Elimination

Australian coach Alen Stajcic has turned his attention to the 2016 Olympic Women’s Football Tournament following the Matilda’s historic run at the 2015 FIFA World Cup in Canada. Expectations were not particularly high for the Matilda’s heading into the World Cup after they were drawn in the ‘Group Of Death’ alongside the United States, Sweden…

2015 Copa America Review – Chile Claim Biggest Win In History

2015 Copa America Review – Chile Claim Biggest Win In History

Chile stamped themselves as genuine players on the global scene with their exciting 2014 World Cup campaign and they built on that momentum by taking out the 2015 Copa America in front of their home fans. Chile were drawn alongside Bolivia, Ecuador and Mexico in Group A of the Copa America and they started their…

Australia to Face Japan in 2015 Women’s World Cup Quarterfinal

Australia to Face Japan in 2015 Women’s World Cup Quarterfinal

The Australian Women’s National Football Team have found blistering form through the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada so far and have become the country’s first ever entrant into the quarterfinals after posting a gritty 1-0 win over Brazil in the Round of 16 earlier this week. The Matildas were unlucky to be drawn in…

2015 Copa America Tournament Preview

2015 Copa America Tournament Preview

The 2015 Copa America tournament gets underway in Chile on Thursday and will see 12 nations from two football confederations fight it out for South America’s top continental prize. With mainstay CONMEBOL super powers Brazil, Argentina and Chile all confirmed and considered the tournament’s leading chances, two CONCACAF teams in Mexico and Jamaica have been…

Australia Confident Despite Tough Draw for 2015 Women’s World Cup

Australia Confident Despite Tough Draw for 2015 Women’s World Cup

Similarly to the men’s team at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the Australian Women’s National Football Team has been drawn in the ‘Pool of Death’ for this year’s Women’s World Cup in Canada; pegged alongside current World champs the USA, in-form European giants Sweden and Nigeria in Group D. Despite the difficult draw, the Matildas…

Australia Draws Well in 2018 Football World Cup Qualifying

Australia Draws Well in 2018 Football World Cup Qualifying

Australia secured undoubtedly their best result to date when taking out the Asian Cup on home soil in January, and are offered a great chance of progressing past the second stage of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying after being drawn alongside four relatively unheralded nations. Known for fighting well above their weight in the footballing…

Cruden Ruled Out Of 2015 Rugby Union World Cup

Cruden Ruled Out Of 2015 Rugby Union World Cup

New Zealand All-Blacks fly-half Aaron Cruden has been ruled out of the 2015 Rugby Union World Cup after he ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during the Chiefs’ 26-9 win over the Crusaders in Christchurch on Friday night. Cruden looked in a great deal of pain when his knee collapsed in the…