Copa América 2020 Group Stage Draw Recap

The draw took place yesterday even though we already knew which groups most teams would be in. How does that happen, you say? Well, CONMEBOL decided to invite Australia and Qatar to this year's version of the Copa América. Yes, we just had one this year. We're having another one. This new

Euro 2020 Group Stage Draw Recap

The draw took place last Saturday even though not all teams have been determined. How does that happen, you say? Well, UEFA decided to introduce a new competition called the Nations' League to take place during the FIFA International Breaks so as to give more teams a chance at playing competitive games

AFL Beat 2019 Grand Final Review

This week, Your 2019 Premiers Your 2019 Norm Smith medalist And there was this... The last game of the year is now over. It's only a few months until AFLW begins! At least we have the NFL to tide us over through the offseason... Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! The Grand Final

AFL Beat 2019 Finals Week Three

This week, Another missing Giant? At least HE will be back... And we've reached the end... We had two thrilling Preliminary Finals. Let's get right to it! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Finals Week Three started with the first of the two Preliminary Finals to be played: Geelong Cats against the Richmond

AFL Beat 2019 Finals Week Two

This week, Two stayed alive, two went home. Wait, seriously, AGAIN?!? Wait, you too?!? We had two thrilling Semi-Finals. Let's get right to it! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Finals Week Two started with the first of the two Semi Finals to be played: West Coast Eagles against the Geelong Cats at

AFL Beat 2019 Finals Week One

This week, Two stayed alive, two went home. Wait, again?!? And here are your new Premiership favourites! We had four games with all Eight teams playing and two teams going home. Lots happened. Let's get right to it! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Finals Week One started with the first of the

AFL Beat 2019 Pre-Finals Bye Week

This week, Here we go!! Who's still #1? And here is your All-Australian team! No games were played as the AFL took a week off to "celebrate Footy" like they were Rex Ryan. However, there is precious content for you to devour early on this Labour Day. Let's get to it! Welcome

AFL Beat 2019 Round 23

This week, Here we go!! Who's #1? And who got the last spot in the Eight? Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 23 Recaps and Highlights We've come to the end of the Home and Away Season! Next step: Finals! Who is in? Who is out? Who plays who? Lotsof things happened this week.

AFL Beat 2019 Round 22

This week, Vroom vroom!! Happy Tigers And someone hangs ten... Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 22 Recaps and Highlights This week, we had quite possibly the two best games of AFL in a long time. The matchups of #1 vs #2 and #3 vs #4 lived up to their billing. However, there

Your 2019 Stillers Preview

I'm supposed to preview the 2019 Steelers. Let me start with this:   This entire division makes less sense than Drumpf's cabinet. People are talking about the Browns to be good? I trust (hashtag The Pauls) to be successful less than I trust Charlie Kelly can read.   Our dear friend Redshirt let us

AFL Beat 2019 Round 21

This week, SNOW GAME!!! Seriously, for the first time EVER there was snow at an AFL game! And yes, Scotchy and Yeah Right, that was the final score... Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 21 Recaps and Highlights This week, we had quite a few firsts. There was, as you

AFL Beat 2019 Round 20

This week, The Interim label is off! Look at the birdie! And someone didn't have a good day... Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 20 Recaps and Highlights The field for finals is almost set. However, there are battles for positioning galore and four teams are still trying to lock up that last