September 2014


Could Buddy’s left-foot determine the grand final?

It was Goran Ivanisevic, the 2001 winner of the men’s singles championship at Wimbledon, who often referred to himself as two people in one – the good Goran and the bad Goran. As a wildcard entry at the All-England Club in 2001 – the only player to have claimed the title as such – the […]

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James Hird has to go, now

The Essendon Football Club and its coach James Hird pushed all their chips to the centre of the table with their Federal Court challenge of ASADA’s investigation into the club’s controversial conditioning program. That tactic has proved to be an unmitigated disaster. In a brief few minutes earlier today Justice John Middleton ruled against the […]

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Brenton Sanderson the latest in a long line of casualties

Once again a contract in the world of elite sport has proven to be worth less than the paper it is written on when it comes to job stability and security. Most in the AFL world shook their head when they heard the news yesterday that Adelaide had given coach, Brenton Sanderson his marching orders. […]

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Fremantle racing time in its quest for maiden AFL premiership

This season marks Fremantle’s 20th in the AFL, with the club still chasing that elusive maiden premiership. It came close last year, falling 15 points short of Hawthorn on grand final day. It is still in the mix for this season’s flag with a home semi-final against Port Adelaide next on the schedule. However, if […]

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Mitch Marsh & Steven O’Keefe selected in Test squad

Mitch Marsh’s blistering form in the ODI series in Zimbabwe and Steven O’Keefe’s consistent domestic first-class form has seen both rewarded with berths in the 15-man Test squad to play Pakistan in the UAE next month. Skipper Michael Clarke has been included in the squad pending him proving he is over the hamstring complaint that […]

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Fremantle cut down to size ahead of the finals

There is an adage in the AFL when it comes to a premiership that says to win one, you have to lose one. Whilst it is by no means a guarantee and often not necessarily the path to glory, it is nonetheless a hypothesis that does carry merit. Fremantle was hoping that it would be […]

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