Author: Tony Salerno

By Suhaib Khan and Brodie Pedersen The Female Sports Volunteer of the Year Award recognises the importance of volunteering and the impact women make in the community. Parramatta FC know this first hand, as volunteers Rowah Abd, Susy Bruneau and Jo Elder are integral pillars of the club. Rowah, Susie and Joe have various roles […]

Former Olympian Tyler Martin believes empty stadiums will help the Australian men’s water polo team in its quest for a first medal. The Tokyo Olympic committee announced no spectators will attend the events which Martin says will give the Sharks an advantage. “For the Australian water polo, we are not used to having big local […]

Women’s rugby league great Karyn Murphy believes it will be a setback if the NRLW competition does not run in 2021. The COVID-19 situation in NSW means it is unlikely the competition will run in the lead up to the men’s NRL finals series. Murphy understands the health impacts around the decision but says it […]

Former Storm premiership winner Ben Cross believes the NRL competition moving to Queensland gives his old club an advantage in the title race. The Storm were based on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast in 2020 due to Melbourne’s COVID lockdown and managed to win the grand final. Cross is confident the experience Melbourne gained last year and […]

Penrith Panthers legend Scott Sattler believes lock Isaah Yeo is more pivotal than halfback Nathan Cleary to the club’s premiership hopes in 2021. Yeo is returning from a successful Origin stint and will captain the Panthers while Cleary recovers from a shoulder injury. “If Isaah Yeo is there, he is a little bit more important […]

Women’s rugby league legend Tarsha Gale believes this is the year the Brisbane Broncos will be knocked off their NRLW perch. The Broncos have won the first three NRLW premierships and lost only one game since the competition’s inception. Gale believes the Sydney Roosters signing Jess Sergis will be the key to the Bondi club […]

Former Olyroos coach Frank Farina believes if the Australia’s men football team can progress from the group stage they can dare to dream about an Olympic medal. COVID-19 has made the Tokyo Olympics the most unpredictable ever and could create surprises as each team’s preparations have been impacted. While Australia is not one of the […]

Women’s rugby league legend Tarsha Gale believes the work being done on junior pathways can reduce the talent gap between the state competitions and the NRLW. The NRLW has expanded to six teams and 18 games which means up to 60 new players will be added to the competition in 2021. While it is exciting […]

Former Queensland Origin player Scott Sattler does not believe a Maroons win will be enough to save coach Paul Green’s job next year. The Maroons head into the final Origin game with the series already lost and disruptions in each of the camps leading to a disastrous campaign. “There will be a lot of questions […]

The Gold Coast will host game three of State of Origin after the NRL decided to change the venue due to growing COVID concerns in NSW. This will be the first time all three games are played in Queensland after game two was moved from Sydney and game three was shifted from Newcastle. Former Queensland […]

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