TPA senior editor Sam Perry is currently gallivanting around the world on a four-month holiday with his fiancee Tori. First stop: America. What follows here is his account of a single sporting moment – or near-moment – that nearly changed his life. A moment that is brought to you from the city of New York,…Read More How a Home Run Nearly Changed My Life
It’s here! The AFL grand final! And I nearly forgot to write about it! Shit! If you were hanging out for the annual TPA Grand Final Primer – I apologise for keeping you waiting. That said, this won’t be worth the wait – because I am frantically penning this in between meetings, with little-to-no idea what I am actually…Read More TPA’s Rushed AFL Grand Final Primer!
Tonight the NRL world revels in one of its greatest rivalries: Souths vs Easts. Chooks vs Bunnies. Latte Sippers vs Battlers. It is a rivalry that no doubt stems from living in each others pockets, but thrives under the classic rugby league notion: Those snooty wannabes think they’re so good – we’ll show them! So…Read More Souths vs Easts: A Poor Analysis of a Rivalry I Know Little About
Today the Geelong Advertiser printed a lovely little yarn about a bride-to-be who is set to play in a D Grade netball grand final less than three hours before she ties the knot. This story, on Page 3 no less, drew the attention of The Public Apology’s Dave J. Edwards and Ben Shine. While the original headline (see below) wasn’t bad, Shine and Edwards…Read More TPA Editorial Team Riff on Page 3 Colour Yarn
While the elbow patch crowd continues to rejoice in Saturday night’s last minute win over the Springboks, we at The Public Apology are not so impressed. What’s wrong with the Wallabies, you ask? Didn’t they just beat the Springboks, one of world rugby’s greatest teams? Sure, we won a game. But as usual, the victory was iced by a…Read More Fuck the Selfies, The Wallabies Must Adopt a Collective Spirit