Penrith Panthers dominate Parramatta Eels 28-12 in NRL grand final to claim back-to-back premierships

Penrith Panthers dominate Parramatta Eels 28-12 in NRL grand final to claim back-to-back premierships

The Penrith Panthers have won back-to-back NRL premierships with a dominant 28-12 victory over the Parramatta Eels at Sydney’s Olympic stadium. The minor premiers led 18-0 at half-time thanks to tries from Stephen Crichton, Brian To’o and Scott Sorensen. A contentious To’o four-pointer got the ball rolling in the second half for the Panthers, with Charlie Staines … Read more

pre-game entertainment, who is performing?, start time, Jimmy Barnes, songs, news

pre-game entertainment, who is performing?, start time, Jimmy Barnes, songs, news

While all eyes will be on the football field on Sunday ahead of the NRL and NRLW grand finals, there will be plenty of musical talent to keep fans entertained too. Rock great Jimmy Barnes is the biggest drawcard but there are a host of other artists from all different backgrounds and genres. Here is … Read more

Billy Brownless interview with Max Holmes on Channel 9 video

Billy Brownless interview with Max Holmes on Channel 9 video

Geelong legend Billy Brownless reportedly ruffled some feathers following his live interview with Cats midfielder Max Holmes after Saturday afternoon’s AFL grand final triumph. Holmes was ruled out of the season finale at the MCG after he was unable to prove he had recovered from a hamstring injury sustained during the previous weekend’s preliminary final … Read more

TV ratings results, reactions, Geelong Cats v Sydney Swans, push for move to twilight fixture

TV ratings results, reactions, Geelong Cats v Sydney Swans, push for move to twilight fixture

The 2022 AFL grand final was a ratings bomb for free-to-air broadcaster Channel 7, prompting calls for the marquee fixtures to permanently become a twilight fixture. Saturday afternoon’s decider between the Geelong Cats and Sydney Swans received metro 2.18 million viewers in capital cities and 2.96 million viewers nationally, with 95,000 viewers on streaming platforms. … Read more

Geelong’s faithful gather to bask in Cats’ AFL grand final victory after night of celebration

Geelong’s faithful gather to bask in Cats’ AFL grand final victory after night of celebration

The city of Geelong is continuing to bask in the glow of the Cats’ AFL premiership victory, as the team’s raucous celebrations — including wresting a premiership medal back from a cow — roll on. Key points: The Cats have returned to their heartland to meet with fans at Kardinia Park Star player Jeremy Cameron documented … Read more

Isaac Smith’s Norm Smith Medal a win for the ‘silver foxes’ as Geelong’s veterans celebrate AFL premiership success

Isaac Smith’s Norm Smith Medal a win for the ‘silver foxes’ as Geelong’s veterans celebrate AFL premiership success

Geelong winger Isaac Smith has become the oldest Norm Smith Medallist in VFL/AFL history, saving one of the best games of his career for the biggest stage of all. Key points: Isaac Smith said he was “in shock” after the game at how well his Geelong side had played Patrick Dangerfield paid tribute to his … Read more

Max Holmes ruled out of the 2022 AFL grand final with hamstring injury

Max Holmes ruled out of the 2022 AFL grand final with hamstring injury

The first heartbreak of AFL grand final day has struck early, with Geelong’s Max Holmes to miss the game with a hamstring injury. Key points: Rising star Max Holmes injured his hamstring in the preliminary final against Brisbane There had been some hope the wingman would play after it was revealed the injury was minor … Read more

Music between goals banned, Geelong Cats vs Sydney Swans, news, start time, how to watch, entertainment, Norm Smith Medal

Music between goals banned, Geelong Cats vs Sydney Swans, news, start time, how to watch, entertainment, Norm Smith Medal

Football fans rejoice, the AFL Grand Final will be music-free after goals have been kicked. The annoying issue was thrust into the spotlight during preliminary final weekend when fans kicked up a royal stink over the blaring tunes. Watch every match prior to the AFL grand final Live & Ad-Break Free In-Play on Kayo. New … Read more

Weather for National Day of Mourning public holiday, showery AFL grand final

Weather for National Day of Mourning public holiday, showery AFL grand final

The latest round of wet weather is sweeping the country, exacerbating inland flooding today before putting a dampener on the east coast’s National Day of Mourning tomorrow.  Key points: Between15mm and 30mm of rain is expected in north-west Victoria, inland NSW, and southern Qld today The rain is likely to prolong major flooding in inland rivers Rain … Read more

AFL Mark Knight Premiership Poster for Swans VS Cats Grand Final 2022

AFL Mark Knight Premiership Poster for Swans VS Cats Grand Final 2022

Footy fans will once again be able to pick-up their Herald Sun Premiership poster following the final siren after the Grand Final MCG comeback. Now in its 69th year, proceeds from the Grand Final illustration posters are donated to the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal and have raised more than $6.77m. The sale of … Read more