Storm Looks Towards 2018 With Fixed Team – The Lineup Change

As we head into the new NRL season, the transfers have been chaotic across the board. That said one of the things on many people’s lips is the introduction of the Women’s NRL league. Clubs have been scrambling to put together proposals to be granted one of the 6 licences the NRL will issue. Exciting things could be heading towards the NRL as the Women’s league has been in high demand recently. There was an initial deadline for licence applicants of 1 February but due to demand and logistics, the NRL have given clubs an additional 2 weeks to present […]

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Most Valuable Football Trading Cards in History

The most valuable football trading cards can easily fetch upwards of five and six figure prices and the most serious collectors will pay almost unthinkable amounts of money for the bragging rights. The scarcity and aggressive auctioning of many of the most valuable playing cards can keep hobbyists searching for many years and once they do find one, they’ll do almost anything to own it! Take a look at the most valuable football trading cards in history below. 1935 National Chicle Bronko Nagurski Rookie Card Estimated PSA 9 Value: $750,000 Bronko Nagurski is one of the NFL’s original Hall of […]

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Betting on the NRL

In Australia there are many NRL teams across all the country. Betting on these teams can be great fun for any punter, and that’s not just because of the great odds that are offered by the various bookies and online betting sites.  Lots of homework certainly needs to be done before placing any bets on these teams, such as making sure that you are up to date with injured players that are not available, playing conditions for that specific match and even their recent performances against other teams. Betting on NRL games is easy, there are many great websites that […]

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The David Beckham Phenomenon

Everyone has heard of David Beckham. Affectionately nicknamed “Golden Balls”, he is not the most talented nor the most iconic player to grace the pitch in the nineties and noughties, so how on earth did he become the global brand that he is today? He Played For One Of the Bes Teams Of All Time Let’s face it, if Becks had played for some unknown backwater, he would definitely not have experienced his rise to stardom quite as he did. He career really began when he signed on to the mega team Manchester United, and began to attract the attention […]

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Barnes’ Wife is Pleading for Partners of Players to Step Up

Barnes’ Wife is Pleading for Partners of Players to Step Up

John Barnes’ wife is asking that the partners of other AFL players battling brain injuries related to concussion come forward in order to seek help. Rowena Barnes is forming a support group ahead of a Federal Court concussion damages action looming against the Australian Football League and its clubs. While the rest of us have been enjoying the kind of relaxation and entertainment real money slots provides over the silly season, Mrs Barnes has been struggling to deal with the epileptic seizures her husband suffers from, which she firmly believes are as a result of the concussions Barnes underwent during […]

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AFL Expectations for 2018

AFL Expectations for 2018 Let’s have a look at what has gone and what’s to come next year in terms of the AFL! Wayne Milera Will Have a Chance to Shine With Charlie Cameron moving to the Brisbane Lions, the door has opened for gifted youngster Wayne Milera to become a regular feature in the Adelaide Crows’ forward line. Milera was the 11th overall pick in the NAB AFL Draft of 2015, and has shown glimpses of genius in the 24 games he has played since then. Milera has shown an ability to make something great out of nothing, locking […]

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AFL Match Review Panel Overhaul Aims for More Certainty and Consistency

AFL Match Review Panel Overhaul Aims for More Certainty and Consistency It is thanks to Adrian Anderson that the AFL’s tribunal system was revolutionised with the aim to be the delivery of consistency and certainty. He was the reason an elaborate points system was brought in, along with a precursory judging panel and a schedule for penalties. The guiding light was that the AFL wanted to be able to provide a reasonable predictability of outcome, and they wanted the entire thing to be independent of the League, with the judging panel not just at arm’s length, but actually out of […]

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A Sexual Harassment Scandal for the AFL

A Sexual Harassment Scandal for the AFL A senior figure for the AFL club is currently being investigated for a complaint about sexual harassment. The Sunday Herald Sun has revealed that the club received a complaint about this man’s behaviour towards a woman and the club, following the appropriate procedures for something like this, then forwarded the complaint on to the AFL. The League has confirmed that the complaint has been received. The Horrorshow that 2017 Has Been Punters who enjoy the online roulette NZ has to offer will be forgiven for keeping their eyes trained on the spinning wheel […]

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The AFL Ladder

As I have previously written before about, the Australian Rules Football commenced in the late 1900s, and grew in strength and popularity until it is now the most popular sport in Australia. It is one of the things Australians are well known for AFL and Kangaroos (okay there are lots more). The league now has 18 teams in all Australian states (besides Tasmania), with matches played from Australia to China, it is now has an international fan base. Each of these teams is part of what is known as the AFL ladder, which lists and ranks the team’s performance and […]

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Football Most Popular Sport

Why Football is the World’s Most Popular Sport

There can be no doubt that Football, or Soccer as it is called in North America, is the most popular sports game in the world to play, watch and bet on. Everyone can agree on that, and will cite several reasons as to why this is the case. The main ideas have been brought together here. Football Has International Appeal Almost every country in the world has its own Football team, and FIFA is responsible for several major contests throughout the year as well as the World Cup every 4 years. Not many other sports can boast that kind of […]

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