So long and thanks for all the fish
By Brian on July 17, 2013
History will be made tonight. Either Queensland’s unprecedented 7-year reign will come to an end or it will be extended to eight years. If the latter it may well be because of this man, who according to the current rules […]
By Brian on June 5, 2013
Probably, but then I always think NSW are going to win. After the 2011 State of Origin series I’d promised myself never to blog on SOO again. The effort/reward ratio just didn’t add up. However, the 2012 series was exceptional […]
By GuyB on February 6, 2012
For the uninitiated, Joey Barton captains and plays midfield for the Queens Park Rangers (QPR), a newly promoted side in the Premier League. He enjoys a certain amount of infamy in British sporting circles; having worked his way up through […]
By Robert Merkel on January 15, 2012
While he certainly drew in the crowds, I’m not in the least sad that Lance Armstrong is safely tucked up in Texas, possibly in conference with his lawyers, and well away from the Tour Down Under this year. But it’s […]
By Robert Merkel on December 31, 2011
For anybody in any doubt that India now runs world cricket, the fact that the “Decision Review System” is not being used in the current Test series against Australia is instructive. Alone amongst the cricketing nations, India objects to the […]
By Paul Norton on October 31, 2011
It’s that time of year again. Post whatever you like about the Melbourne Cup – tips for Tuesday, anecdotes, trivia, deconstruction, equine sock puppets, fashion advice, hangover cures, etc.
By Robert Merkel on September 27, 2011
According to Jeff Kennett mandatory precommitment technology will threaten the viability of some clubs, and threaten the survival of the code”. Rubbish.
By Robert Merkel on August 14, 2011
There’s been a sequence of lopsided results in the AFL over the past few weeks. But is this an anomaly or part of a long-term trend?
By Robert Merkel on July 25, 2011
Cadel Evans rode the time trial of his life on Saturday to win the Tour de France. He came within seven seconds of winning the stage and probably could have gone even faster in the final stretch if not for […]
By Robert Merkel on July 17, 2011
Well, we’re now 14 stages in to the Tour de France, and it’s been quite the soap opera so far.
By Brian on July 6, 2011
Yep, it’s on again with history to be made. Will Queensland seal an incredible sixth series win, or will the resurgent Blues prevail? Will Lockyer go out a winner, as Wally Lewis did by all of two points, or will […]