June 2016


The AFL has dropped the ball

It has been an interesting week for North Melbourne – the coach fined, the club fined and the president hit with a wet lettuce. Brad Scott’s ill-conceived attack on the umpires last Friday resulted in the coach being fined $30,000. The club was hit with an additional $50,000 penalty as a result of his indiscretion. […]

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The Sydney Swans are primed for the flag

Once again many pundits in the pre-season were writing the Sydney Swans’ obituary. Once again, they have been proved wrong. With the mid-season bye approaching the Swans find themselves third on the ladder with the second-best percentage in the competition. Had it not been for the stumble last weekend against GWS the club would be […]

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The day I ‘met’ Ali

There are seminal moments in one’s life where you always remember where you were when you received news of great import. The death of the great Muhammad Ali will remain as one for me. Bizarrely, but somewhat fittingly, as I pen this I am sitting beside a waterhole in Africa having just been floored by […]

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