November 2014

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It’s been an emotionally tough week for sports fans. Like the rest of Australia, we at The Public Apology are still reeling from the tragic incident which left the young talented cricketer, Phil Hughes, hospitalised and in a critical condition. We are saddened and genuinely quite shell-shocked. While we wait for an update on his condition, we have…

Read More Re-imagining Heartbreak High in 2014

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Yesterday, we were given a stark reminder that cricket is a dangerous game – and that opening batsmen are indeed the bravest of all cricketers. During an innocuous Shield game on Tuesday, Phil Hughes was struck on the head by a bouncer that was described as ‘routine’. Today, he remains in a critical condition at St…

Read More Opening Batsmen are the Bravest of all Cricketers

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As previously flagged, The Public Apology is running a 4-part series to determine who should succeed Michael Clarke as Australia’s next test captain. In this second instalment, Dave Edwards considers whether Australia’s nicest cricketer ever, George Bailey, is the answer. *  *  *  *  *  * A vote for George Bailey is a vote for the nice…

Read More Should George Bailey Be The Next Australian Captain? TPA Decides