65-year first as Roosters dismantle Cowboys

The Sydney Roosters have embarrassed North Queensland 42-16, with replacement winger Matt Ikuvalu bagging five tries in the one-sided clash in Townsville. Key points: Matt Ikuvalu was a late call-up to replace the injured Brett Morris Ikuvalu became the first Rooster to score five tries in a match since 1955 The Cowboys have lost five […]

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Australia’s new defence geography

Author: Hugh White, ANU In one of its bolder steps, Australia’s new Defence Strategy and Force Structure Review is proposing a radical redefinition of the geographical reach of Australia’s strategic priorities. It rejects the expansive view of Canberra’s last major defence policy statement — the 2016 Defence White Paper — which accorded equal priority to […]

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