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W-League: Roar go down to Glory, but it's not all bad.

Perth Glory 2 Brisbane Roar 1

The wee yin was made up to hear that one of her new heroes, Emily Gielnik pulled one back for the Roar, even if it was as they say little consolation. 139 more words

Brisbane Roar

The Dalia Lama, the W-League and the dark days...

One of the things I LOVE about football is absolution. The first  kick of a new season washes away all but the biggest moments from the previous season. 260 more words

Brisbane Roar

Kelly Higgins-Devine, ABC612, Nick, Geoff and I on sports...

Yes. It’s true.

My wife didn’t tell me the contractions had started until the ref blew the final whistle on a football game.

Does that make me a bad person? 126 more words

Brisbane Roar

W-League Teams

Here’s a wee blast from the recent past. It wasn’t a winning season, but I’m not up for just showing the good bits. The Brisbane Roar history can’t all be sprinkled with Queensland sunshine. 129 more words

Brisbane Roar

2 W-League winners in one year!?!

Aye, that’s right. The 2014/2015 competition will culminate on December 21 2014.

It’s a future trivia question waiting to happen and certainly one for the history books. 181 more words

Brisbane Roar

Brisbane Roars

Football Histories tend to be the work of archivalists, historians and professional sports writers.

More recently, we’ve seen the rise of the fan’s story. Whether they’re a hooligan ‘hit and tell’ or an erudite account of soul churning angst of the supporter, these works tend to be from one fan’s perspective. 262 more words

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Fury women drop a heartbreaker

It was a heartbreaker in a Florida heatwave Friday evening as Washington Spirit Reserves knocked Ottawa Fury FC Women out of the W-League Championship on penalty shots. 362 more words