October 2013


Is George Bailey over the line for the Gabba?

According to most pundits there appears to be only one spot up for grabs in Australia’s top six for the opening Ashes Test at the Gabba in a few weeks’ time. Chris Rogers will open alongside a resurgent David Warner with Shane Watson at three, skipper Michael Clarke at four and Steve Smith at either […]

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Shaun Marsh – Australian cricket’s great enigma

Once again it is that time of the year when cricket fans don their selector’s hat and aim to come up with the side that will roll out to represent us all at the summer’s opening Test at the Gabba. The machinations take on an even more important tone this time around because it’s an […]

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Which Australian quicks will tame England?

One of the keys to Australia’s hopes of Ashes glory this summer is whether the pace arsenal can keep England’s batsmen under control. In spite of the 3-nil win in the most recent series England’s batsmen failed to flatter. With the exception of Ian Bell, who scored three centuries amongst his 562 runs at 62.4, […]

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Does soccer need to be Australia’s number one sport?

Soccer is the world game – of that there is no dispute. It is played in more countries by more people than any sport and the World Cup is arguably the biggest sporting event in the world. However, that does not mean that it will become the number one sport in Australia, as proffered once […]

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Buddy hell – are the Swans fair dinkum?

The AFL has made a habit of helping out the Sydney Football Club financially. Since South Melbourne took flight to the Harbour City in the early-1980s, the AFL has poured millions of dollars into ensuring that the Swans are a viable competitor in the code’s premier competition. Cognisant of the need for credibility and success […]

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