June 2014

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The paper aeroplane that hit a Peruvian international footballer from the Wembley Stadium grandstand was mediocre and outdated, claimed maker and flinger Simon Trevallion. Footage of the incident was captured via mobile and quickly became an internet sensation last week. Released via Youtube, the plane’s 200 odd-metre journey caused understandable rapture amongst anyone who had ever attended…

Read More ‘Not Even My Best One’, says Wembley Paper Plane Exponent

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One of Russia’s pre-eminent gymnastics judges has praised young Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco’s for his dexterity, following his execution of a “near-flawless” backflip. Valerie Yanukovych, an international gymnastics judge who has featured at the past seven summer Olympics, said Tedesco’s backflip in signing with the Canberra Raiders, only to turn his back on the…

Read More Russian Judge Awards Tedesco 13.1 For Backflip

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The Lord giveth with one hand, and he taketh away with the other, or something like that… Timeless words, but in this instance the Lord we’re referring to is not the Supreme Being, but rather a rich Arab sheik. I’m talking about the world of Australian football, and the big news today that Spanish footballer and…

Read More Melbourne Trades Heart For Classy Villa

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A new study has revealed that the NRL and AFL Footy Show are in fact equally terrible. The study, which was conducted by international data scientists to avoid any subjective bias, found that both shows are, well, pretty fucking awful, and all of those involved in the production process should really re-consider what they’re doing with…

Read More NRL, AFL Footy Show ‘Equally Terrible’: Study

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The ‘Mankad-ing’ of Jos Butler by Sachithra Senanayake last night is the reason why we love cricket so much – and the exact reason it will never expand beyond its current international footprint. It’s everything that is right about winning at all costs. And while it shows a cold-blooded streak that we here in Australia particularly…

Read More The ‘Mankad’: Important Safeguard or Superfluous, Antiquated Law?