NRL 2022; Storm legend Cameron Smith questions Melbourne’s premiership credentials

Melbourne Storm have been smashed by injuries, but the side won’t be using that as an excuse for two “embarrassing” performances. Melbourne Storm fan favourite Brandon Smith says the club won’t use injuries to key players as an excuse for the two “embarrassing” performances they’ve dished up in the last fortnight. Smith’s comments came after …

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A-League: Leckie aiming for grand final berth with Melbourne City

Mathew Leckie is close to completing a fairytale return to the A-League, with his Melbourne City side one match away from the grand final. Socceroos forward Mathew Leckie’s decision to return to the A-League this season has already been vindicated regardless of the outcome of Sunday’s semi-final at AAMI Park. Leckie’s current club Melbourne City …

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Melbourne Storm star Ryan Papenhuyzen out for six weeks

Storm stars Ryan Papenhuyzen and Reimis Smith have suffered serious injuries and will be sidelined for a while. NRL ladder leaders Melbourne Storm have copped a huge double-injury blow with the competition’s leading point scorer Ryan Papenhuyzen suffering a hamstring tear and PCL knee injury that will keep him sidelined for up to six weeks. …

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Melbourne City eliminated from AFC Champions League

The A-League champions have joined Sydney FC in failing to reach the AFC Champions League knockout stages. The involvement of Australian clubs in this year’s AFC Champions League is over after Melbourne City joined Sydney FC in failing to reach the competition’s knockout stages. Despite remaining unbeaten in six Group G matches, City needed Japanese …

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Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin has tested positive to Covid-19

Adem Yze will take the coaching reins of the undefeated Demons this weekend after a Covid setback. Melbourne premiership coach Simon Goodwin will miss Saturday’s clash with Hawthorn after testing positive to Covid-19. He joins a list of several AFL coaches have been forced to watch their teams from isolation this season including Carlton’s Michael …

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Melbourne Storm star Ryan Papenhuyzen should get NSW call up

NSW Origin selectors need to find a spot for Ryan Papenhuyzen according to his Storm coach. Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy said star fullback Ryan Papenhuyzen “can‘t do any more” to earn his first State or Origin call-up after winning the Anzac medal in his team’s 70-10 thrashing of the Warriors on Monday night. Papenhuyzen …

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NBL 2022: Melbourne United defeat Brisbane Bullets 88-79

Against a Brisbane team gutted by the flu, Melbourne United didn’t have it all their own way, but a late flurry from their star shooter was enough to maintain top spot. An at-times sloppy effort from Melbourne United might have had some fans in John Cain Arena wondering if they were about to hand the …

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AFC Champions League: Melbourne City draw with BG Pathum

Despite a brilliant goal from Andrew Nabbout, Melbourne City had to settle for a draw in the club’s AFC Champions League debut. Melbourne City’s first foray into Asian football has ended in a draw. Making their AFC Champions League debut, the reigning A-League title-holders drew 1-1 with Thai club BG Pathum United in Bangkok. City …

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