Parramatta Eels, 2009 grand final team, where are they now, Luke Burt, Tim Mannah, Eric Grothe Jr

It was one of the great grand final charges… only to fall heartbreakingly short. The Eels’ 2009 team went on a seven-game winning streak before being brought back down to earth with a 37-nil thumping by the Dragons in the final round of the season. But it didn’t matter. They had clawed their way into … Read more

Reflecting on the reaction to her maiden speech, Jacinta Price said she enjoyed seeing Labor senators ‘squirm and grimace’

Indigenous senator Jacinta Nampijinpa Price has reflected on the moment she had Labor senators “twirling and grimacing” during her maiden speech to Parliament. Senator Price used his opening remarks to the Senate chamber in late July to advocate for real change for Indigenous peoples instead of “meaningless virtue signalling”. Speaking at the Conservative Political Action … Read more

Brazilian expats in Australia are looking for change as the nation heads to the polls

Sonia Coimbra and Pedro Mello say they had to leave their country when Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil in 2018. Key points: Brazilians will vote in the country’s presidential election on Sunday Polls suggest incumbent Jair Bolsonaro will be defeated by former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Some expats in Australia are … Read more

Jordan De Goey re-signs with Collingwood Magpies, five-year deal, conduct clauses, returns to free agency, St Kilda Saints, Essendon Bombers, rival clubs, offers

Jordan De Goey has turned his back on free agency after signing a new five-year deal to remain at Collingwood, the club has confirmed. It ends a protracted contract standoff with the Magpies that has created season-long headlines as the 26-year-old is now locked in at the AIA Center until the end of 2027. The … Read more

Hawthorn racism report, Jeff Kennett statement, former players willing to talk to independent inquiry

Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett has released his first public statement following the release of the club’s racism report as it is reported that ex-Hawks are willing to tell their story to an inquiry – but not one involving the AFL. The age revealed the First Nations players and their family members whose allegations of abuse … Read more

When does the NRL Grand Final start? Kick off time; Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels, how to watch, teams, latest odds

After an entertaining regular season and a dramatic final series, the 2022 grand final is finally here – and it’s a match-up for the ages. For the first time in NRL history, the Penrith Panthers will take on the Parramatta Eels in a Western Sydney derby to decide who will take home the premiership. Read … Read more

Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels, Nathan Brown feud with Brad Arthur, team selection news

Eels enforcer Nathan Brown has addressed speculation surrounding a break-up with coach Brad Arthur and put to bed any hint of bad feelings between the pair. The 29-year-old has not played for Parramatta since round 17 but has earned a sensational recall for the grand final against the club’s cross-town rivals – the Panthers. Brown … Read more

Transfer Whispers, James Tamou retires, joins North Queensland Cowboys, Todd Payten, Wests Tigers

Tigers veteran James Tamou is reportedly set to return to the Cowboys, six seasons after leaving Townsville in 2016. The 33-year-old has reportedly been in contact with North Queensland powerbrokers, according to The Daily Telegraph. Cowboys coach Todd Payten held a meeting with the former Panther while in Sydney for Wednesday night’s Dally M Medal, … Read more

Panthers fullback Dylan Edwards, Panthers vs Parramatta, Edwards Dally M, grand final, schedule, highlights, news, Mitch Kenny swap, Scott Sorensen, Kangaroos

“Will and determination, that is what Dylan has got”. These are the two ingredients that make Panthers fullback Dylan Edwards so great according to NRL legend Cooper Cronk. The 26-year-old is having a career-best season and is churning out “mind-blowing” numbers week in, week out according to teammate Liam Martin. Watch every match of the … Read more