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Rugby Player Bruno Andres Doglioli Banned 3 Years for Tackling Female Referee

Published: December 15, 2016

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An Argentinian rugby player has been banned for three years after tackling a female referee during an Italian league match.  According to Sky Sports, Bruno Andres Doglioli—who captains Serie A outfit Rangers Rugby Vicenza—attacked referee Maria Beatrice Benvenuti, giving her whiplash from the incident. Journalist Opy Morales shared footage of the shocking... 


Four Nations Tournament Final Odds: Australia vs. New Zealand Betting Preview

Published: November 16, 2016

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The Kangaroos have never looked in a better position to re-assert their dominance on world rugby league than in this weekend's Four Nations final at Anfield.Having progressed through the group stage of the tournament without incident, with big wins over Scotland and England split by a 14-8 success over New Zealand, Australia go into the final as raging $1.25 favorites, according to website AustralianGambling.While... 


Four Nations Tournament Betting Update: Australia Round 3 Favorites vs. England

Published: November 9, 2016

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After two rounds of the 2016 Four Nations competition, it is Australia who are leading the way. Victories over Scotland and New Zealand have put them in the driver's seat to take the title.This weekend they will face an England team needing not only a win, but a significant points-difference boost if they are to reach the final. New Zealand will face Scotland while looking to deny the English any chance... 


Four Nations Tournament Betting Preview: Australia, New Zealand Odds Favorites

Published: October 27, 2016

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England will be the site of the Rugby League Four Nations Tournament this year, and they'll be hosting tournament holders New Zealand along with Australia and Scotland—who will open the competition this weekend. The Kangaroos will be looking to make a statement in their opening game as they try to regain the Four Nations crown.Australia is a heavy favorite against Scotland at $1.01, according... 


All Blacks vs. Wallabies Betting Preview: Third Bledisloe Cup Test Odds, Props

Published: October 20, 2016

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New Zealand will be looking to extend their 17-match winning streak to break their own record this weekend against Australia.That 18th win has eluded the All Blacks before, but it almost seems set in stone that they can complete a Bledisloe Cup whitewash over the Wallabies this year.Eden Park, the venue for his weekend's Test, is a black-clad fortress. The Wallabies have not won there since 1986. Thirty... 


Nick Kyrgios Putting Himself on a Path Toward an Underwhelming Career

Published: October 19, 2016

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The talented Nick Kyrgios makes headlines in spite of tennis. He’s 21 years old, and he boasts power, athleticism and skills that could see him become the modern Pete Sampras. He’s also broken down barriers of professional conduct with rude behaviors that have earned him “bad boy” status in many columns. Kyrgios’ young career can be summed up in the past two weeks. He... 


England Needs to Remember How to Love International Football

Published: October 12, 2016

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A visitor from another galaxy could be easily forgiven for thinking that football in its usual form shuts down entirely during the season’s intermittent international windows. It is replaced by some abridged, mutant version of the game so abrasive to our senses that it soils the very memories of the other 35 or so weeks of the year. This would at least go some way towards explaining the... 


The Rugby Championship Odds: Argentina vs. Australia Betting Preview, Analysis

Published: October 5, 2016

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Argentina will host the first-ever Rugby Championship match in Europe as they face Australia at Twickenham in London on October 9. Both sides head into this fixture on the back of a loss, as the Pumas were defeated by New Zealand in Argentina, while the Wallabies were unable to beat the Springboks in South Africa.With the travel miles clocking up at a steady rate for both teams, this game could come... 


The Rugby Championship Odds: Betting Favorite Australia Tipped to Beat Argentina

Published: September 14, 2016

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The Wallabies gained a confidence boost after breaking a six-game losing streak, but coach Michael Cheika will be warning against complacency in this weekend's match against Argentina in Perth.Australia came back from an 11-point deficit midway through the first half to beat South Africa 23-17 in the Rugby Championship on Saturday to end its longest losing streak in 11 years.Sportsbooks now expect... 


Rugby Championship Odds: Wallabies Tipped to Bounce Back Against Springboks

Published: September 7, 2016

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Australia's set pieces will be put under pressure as the Wallabies look to avoid a seventh straight Test loss when they take on South Africa in Brisbane, Australia, in the Rugby Championship on Saturday. New Zealand exposed severe deficiencies in the Wallabies in its two Bledisloe Cup wins last month as the All Blacks consistently stole the ball from the throw in. Australia has now won just 69 percent... 


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