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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 first instalment, Ben Shine takes a close and at-times absurd look at the short-odds favourite, Steve Smith. *  *  *  *  *  * Steve Smith has all the right attributes to captain…

Read More Should Steve Smith Be the Next Australian Captain? TPA Decides

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Like a young woman on her first Contiki trip to Europe, the Australian Test side did something overseas they wouldn’t normally do. Finding themselves thousands of miles from home and seemingly liberated from the stifling social expectations of their peers, parents and boyfriends, they chose to recklessly experiment. While the Aussies did not enter a…

Read More It May Be An Arab Gulf Emirate Very Far from Home, But What Happens in Dubai Does Not Stay in Dubai

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On the back of their success with “Drunk Girls of the Melbourne Cup“, the creators of the popular Instagram account are launching a new project to highlight the drunken antics of racegoers on the other 51 weeks of the year. Tentatively titled “Destitute Old Men Losing Money At The Track”, the account will feature photographs of…

Read More Sequel to ‘Drunk Girls of the Melbourne Cup’ to Feature the Real Face of Racing: Destitute, Bankrupt Old Men