June 2011

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A Queensland man who accidentally wore a blue tie to work is recovering in hospital after he was mercilessly bashed by parochial Origin fans last night. The man was assaulted at around 10:45pm at Brisbane’s famous Caxton Hotel by a group of angry, discerning Queensland rugby league fans, who set upon the man for his…

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ThePublicApology extends its heartfelt congratulations to Queensland on clinching the 2011 State of Origin series. An emphatic victory last night at Sydney’s ANZ stadium handed the Maroons their sixth successive series win. The side is now considered to be the best in Origin history; meanwhile the rebuilding phase begins now for the beleaguered NSW squad,…

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Sydney publicans are set to offer impossible drink specials to cash in on deluded NSW pub-goers out watching tonight’s State of Origin clash. ThePublicApology understands that Sydney pubs will offer myriad drink deals that are dependent upon NSW’s unlikely success in Game 2. For example, several pubs are advertising a ‘free drink’ if NSW scores…

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High-profile South Sydney owner Russell Crowe took a red-eye plane from Los Angeles to Israel last night with the intention of attracting several Israeli Jews to the NRL, ThePublicApology can confirm. Crowe’s audacious, spur-of-the-moment recruitment drive comes on the back of a well-publicised Twitter gaffe last week. During a “friendly” exchange with Inglourious Basterds actor…

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“The only person with a J.J. Barea jersey is J.J. Barea … and maybe his mother!” Those were the words said to me by two friends who had just attended a Dallas Mavericks game in 2007.  While attending said Mavs game, the two began what can only be described as a hotly-contested debate over whether…

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