I write the following with no shortage of trepidation and uncertainty, because even though I am expressing personal thoughts on Phillip Hughes, I know I don’t belong in his story, and nor do I have any interest in inserting myself into it. I never met Hughes, but like so many others I feel an almost…Read More Phillip Hughes: Legend.
63 Not. In an everyday house, on a suburban street A 30 year old boy tries to sleep Stirred by what he’s seen today An unknown force keeps his mind at play. Life is a cruel and mysterious game One that man has struggled to tame. Many try to climb so high And can fall so suddenly in front of our eyes. 63 not, the…Read More 63 Not: A Tribute
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
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
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