There has been a groundswell of online support – tweets and the like – to rush David Warner back into the third test tomorrow. Just consider that sentence for a moment before continuing with this article. Unlike many cricket fans nostalgic for success against the ‘Old Enemy’, I’m concerned that the selectors, in their haste…Read More We Need Rogers, The Final Vestige Of Yesteryear
1990-92: Allan Border playing a wristy square cut with a grill-less helmet; 1992-93: Mal Meninga taking a hit up; Tony Modra taking a trademark leaping mark, David Campese mid-goose step; 1995-6: Split poster featuring Waratahs Tim Gavin and Sam Payne. Also, several NSW Blues cricketers (Waugh brothers, Michael Slater, Michael Bevan) engaged in elegant strokeplay;…Read More A Rough Timeline Of Sporting Posters On My Bedroom Wall
If the Sydney Swans football club was a business, it would be ‘liquid’ as fuck. The team is simply overflowing with assets. Just take the midfield for example: names like Josh Kennedy, Daniel Hannebury and Kieren Jack lead the competition in basically every statistic imaginable – with young players like Tom Mitchell exploding onto the…Read More The Sydney Swans Are Really, Really Liquid
Allan Border has threatened an unlikely comeback to the test arena, with the former captain simply fed up with Australia’s top-order batting failures. An angry Border told The Public Apology that Australia’s under-performing top-order lacked courage and commitment, adding that “if these fucking poofs won’t get the runs, then I will!” “I scored 11,174 test…Read More Border Threatens Unlikely Comeback To Test Cricket
My father came home the other night from a boozy dinner with some mates and regaled me with a reasonably interesting but somewhat spurious conversation he had with some bloke at the table. This friend of his has had a long and distinguished career in the medical industry and has, he assured my dad, intricate…Read More Drugs In Sport: Who Isn’t On A Bit Of Gear?