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Intrust Shute Shield: Road to the finals

Photo: Adam MacDonald With four rounds remaining, just six competitions points separate the eight Intrust Shute Shield teams still in contention to claim the 2016 title. In what has been the tightest competition in recent memory, most sides will need to win at least three of their final four matches to safely secure a spot in the finals. With all that ahead of us, we thought we’d take a look at each sides road to the Intrust Shute Shield finals. 1st – Sydney University (51pts): Read more […]


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Spain 3-0 Turkey: EURO 2016 Group D Report

Spain became the third nation to already book their place in the last-16 of EURO 2016 after storming to maximum points in Group D, so far, after easing past Turkey 3-0 in Nice. Alvaro Morata’s double and a first-half strike from Nolito saw the Red Fury stroll to back-to-back victories inside the Allianz Riviera – becoming the first nation to score three goals at this summer’s finals in France. Manager Vicente del Bosque named an unchanged Spanish starting eleven who just about edged Read more […]


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Germany 0-0 Poland: EURO 2016 Group C Report

Thursday night saw the first goalless draw at this summer’s EURO 2016, as Group C contenders Germany and Poland played out an underwhelming 0-0 draw inside Paris’ Stade de France. A share of the spoils leaves both countries joint-top of their respective group; ahead of Northern Ireland and Ukraine, but neither side took the necessary risks to snatch all three points on the night – although the White and Reds’ Arkadiusz Milik spurned several golden opportunities to break the Read more […]


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Maybe its not just a bump to your head

Share In a recent poll conducted by National Public Radio (NPR) one in four people have experienced a concussion. Almost 80% sought medical treatment and a significant number of people experienced lasting effects, with headaches being the most common, followed by problems with concentration, memory, balance and coordination. About a third of the respondents to the poll reported experiencing the concussion in sports. Concussions are not something which you can simply shrug off and go on with your Read more […]


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NBA Rumors Draymond Green Suspension Shows Hypocrisy of Fans

The NBA suspending Draymond Green from game 5 of the NBA Finals points out to one thing above everything else: People really hate LeBron James. Just before this series began, everyone (except Warriors fans) couldn’t comprehend how Green hasn’t been suspended for his antics in the series against the Oklahoma City Thunder: Twice kneeing Steven Adams in the groin, tripping Enes Kanter in a dangerous way, and pulling off a WWE move on Adams, although it kinda backfired on him. There has Read more […]


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France 2-1 Romania: EURO 2016 Group A Report

Tournament favourites France beat 2-1 Romania in the opening match of the 2016 European Championships at the Stade de France, thanks to Dimitri Payet’s stunning late goal. Olivier Giroud opened the scoring for Les Bleus with a second half header, but Bogdan Stancu levelled from the penalty spot just over five minutes later after he was brought down in the box by Patrice Evra. However, Payet launched a fantastic strike into the top corner from outside the area a minute from time to Read more […]